In the last hand before the break, Gediminas Uselis raised from the cutoff to 100,000, Jason Min reraised from the small blind to 400,000, and Joseph Dipascale moved all in from the big blind for 1,250,000.
Uselis folded, and Min called with . Dipascale turned over , and needed to improve to stay alive.
The board came , and Dipascale paired his ace on the flop to win the pot and double up in chips.
Joseph Dipascale – 2,650,000 (53 bb)
Jason Min – 3,415,000 (68 bb)
With 33 players remaining from a field of 1,541, the average chip stack is around 2,335,000 (47 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $19,300 each.
There will be a one-hour dinner break after Level 25, around 6:40 pm, and action is scheduled to continue today until there are two tables remaining (16 players).