After a flop of , Kenneth McKeown got it all in from the small blind for roughly 175,000 with , and he needed it to hold to stay alive against the of Florence Allera, who was under the gun.
The turn card was the , giving McKeown extra protection with a diamond flush draw, and the river card was — the .
Allera paired her jack on the river to win the pot and eliminate McKeown in 204th place.
Florence Allera – 640,000 (64 bb)
Kenneth McKeown – Eliminated in 204th Place ($6,000)
With 203 players remaining from a field of 2,010, the average chip stack is about 495,000 (50 big blinds). The field is in the money, with the remaining players guaranteed at least $6,000.
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 end of Level 20, around 12:30 am (depending on how long the Money Bubble lasts).