Dan Bekavac raised under the gun to 200,000, leaving himself just 25,000 behind. Mark Davis called from the hijack, and Benjamin McCoy called from the big blind.
The flop came , McCoy bet 200,000, Bekavac called all in for 25,000, and Davis folded.
Bekavac turned over for a pair of fours, but he needed to improve to stay alive against McCoy’s for a pair of nines.
The turn card was the , the river card was the , and McCoy won the pot with trip nines to eliminate Bekavac in 26th place.
Benjamin McCoy – 5,725,000 (76 bb)
Dan Bekavac – Eliminated in 26th Place ($28,500)
With 25 players remaining from a field of 2,010, the average chip stack is about 4,025,000 (54 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $28,500 each.
There will be a one-hour dinner break after this level, around 7:15 pm, and action is scheduled to continue tonight until the field is down to the final two tables (16 players).