A player min-raised under the gun to 120,000, Kevin Garosshen moved all in from the cutoff for 690,000, and his opponent called with .
Garosshen turned over , and needed it to hold to stay alive.
The board came , and the pocket eights held up for Garosshen to win the pot and double up in chips.
Kevin Garosshen – 1,530,000 (26 bb)
With 42 players remaining from a field of 1,692, the average chip stack is around 2,015,000 (34 big blinds), and the remaining players are guaranteed at least $17,605 each.
There will be a one-hour dinner break around 6:00 pm, and the field is scheduled to play as long as it takes to get down to the final two tables tonight (16 players).