Phong “Turbo” Nguyen moved all in from the button, Nicholas Verderamo folded the small blind, and it was up to Anthony Zinno in the big blind.
Zinno hadn’t looked at his cards, and since he was last to act, he simply flipped one of them over — the .
“Uh-oh,” said Zinno, and then he flipped over the other card — the .
Zinno called all in for 1,725,000 with his , and Nguyen turned over . Zinno needed his hand to hold to stay alive.
The board came , and the aces held up for Zinno to win the pot and double up in chips.
Anthony Zinno – 3,600,000 (36 bb)
Phong “Turbo” Nguyen – 2,300,000 (23 bb)
With 19 players remaining from a field of 1,541, the average chip stack is around 4,050,000 (41 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).