Georges Hallak was our shortest stack by quite a bit, with only 132K (just over 3 blinds) to himself after folding his big blind. The very next hand, he went all-in from the small blind after everybody else went out of the way, holding . Ara Asatoorian made the 92K call from the big blind, with . When the board was opened, a round of applause was heard.
$20 per player were collected when the last 18 players started playing hand-for-hand, which gave Georges Hallak $360 for his bubble finish.
Our 17 qualifiers earn a seat into the partypoker Million, which is a $5000 + $300 buy-in, and has a 5 Million guarantee! Their full chip counts will be posted here when the tournament staff makes them available. In the meantime, here is a gallery of those qualifiers (missing Carlos Rivas and Jeremy Chandler):