Juan Endara raised from middle position to 76,000, leaving himself just 6,000 behind. The player in the hijack moved all in for 316,000, and Endara called all in for 82,000 with .
The hijack turned over , and Endara needed to improve to stay alive.
The board came , and Endara paired his ace on the flop to win the pot and double up in chips.
Juan Endara – 194,000 (16 bb)
With about 135 players remaining from a field of 1,541, the average chip stack is around 570,000 (48 big blinds). The field is in the money, with the remaining players guaranteed at least $6,750 each.
Action will continue tonight until the end of Level 20, around 11:30 pm or so.