Andrew Ostapchenko completed the small blind to 75,000, and Denys Shafikov checked his option in the big blind.
The flop came , Ostapchenko bet 75,000, Shafikov raised to 150,000, and Ostapchenko moved all in for 375,000.
Shafikov called with for a pair of fives, but Ostapchenko turned over for a set of aces. Ostapchenko needed to avoid running fives or running clubs to stay alive.
The turn card was the , giving Shafikov a club flush draw, but the river card was the . Ostapchenko won the pot with his set of aces to double up in chips.
Andrew Ostapchenko – 975,000 (13 bb)
Denys Shafikov – 825,000 (11 bb)
With 20 players remaining from a field of 1,541, the average chip stack is around 3,850,000 (51 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $33,100 each.
Action is scheduled to continue tonight until there are two tables remaining (16 players).