Chad Eveslage got it all in from the big blind for 3,975,000 with , and he needed his hand to hold to stay alive against the of Ted McNamara in the hijack.
The board came , and Eveslage won the pot with a pair of kings to double up in chips.
Chad Eveslage – 8,100,000 (81 bb)
Ted McNamara – 5,800,000 (58 bb)
With 18 players remaining from a field of 1,541, the average chip stack is around 4,275,000 (43 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).