Dan Bekavac raised from the cutoff to 160,000, Justin Zaki moved all in from the small blind for 725,000, and Bekavac called with .
Zaki turned over , and needed it to hold to stay alive.
The board came — Bekavac turned a straight draw, but the river card paired the board. The pocket jacks held up for Zaki to win the pot and double up in chips.
Justin Zaki – 1,550,000 (31 bb)
Dan Bekavac – 3,800,000 (76 bb)
With 47 players remaining from a field of 2,010, the average chip stack is about 2,140,000 (43 big blinds). The field is in the money, with the remaining players guaranteed at least $20,000.
The 30-second Action Clock by Protection Poker is in use, and players have 30 seconds to make each decision. Each player has been given a limited number of non-transferable Time Chips that can be used to extend a decision by 30 seconds.
Action is scheduled to continue tonight until the field is down to the final two tables (16 players).