Koray Aldemir raised from the cutoff to 200,000, James Mendoza moved all in from the small blind for 1,325,000, and Aldemir called with .
Mendoza turned over , and needed to improve to stay alive.
The board came , and Mendoza paired his king on the flop and rivered a ten-high straight, but Aldemir rivered a jack-high straight to win the pot and eliminate Mendoza in 14th place.
Koray Aldemir – 4,400,000 (44 bb)
James Mendoza – Eliminated in 14th Place ($53,710)
With 13 players remaining from a field of 1,070, the average chip stack is around 3,300,000 (33 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $53,710 each.
Action will continue tonight until there are nine players remaining for tomorrow’s final table, scheduled to begin at 12:00 noon.