A player min-raised from the cutoff to 8,000, Alex Nguyen called from the button, and Chris Limo reraised from the small blind to 34,000. The cutoff folded, and Nguyen called.
Both players checked to the turn on a board of , Limo bet 16,000, and Nguyen called.
The river card was the , Limo bet 61,000, and Nguyen tanked for a while before he called.
Limo said, “You win,” as he showed . Nguyen turned over , and won the pot with two pair, aces and sevens.
Alex Nguyen – 705,000 (176 bb)
Chris Limo – 150,000 (38 bb)
With about 205 players remaining from a field of 1,070, the average chip stack is around 209,000 (52 big blinds). The final 134 players will finish in the money, with a min-cash worth $7,530.
There will be a 90-minute dinner break after Level 16, around 6:30 pm. Action is scheduled to continue tonight until the end of Level 20, around 12:30 am.