With the final board showing , Christopher Frank bet 14,000 from the big blind, his opponent raised to 45,000 from middle position, and Frank three-bet all in for more than 600K.
His opponent thought for a while before calling all in for about 185,000 with for a king-high straight.
But Frank turned over to win the pot with a flush, eliminating his opponent from the tournament.
Christopher Frank – 990,000 (165 bb)
With about 275 players remaining from a field of 1,692, the average chip stack is around 308,000 (51 big blinds). The final 212 players will finish in the money, earning at least $5,915 each.
There will be a 90-minute dinner break after Level 16 (around 6:35 pm), and action is scheduled to continue tonight until the end of Level 20 (about 12:30 am).