Kristen Foxen got it all in preflop for 67,000 with , and she needed to improve to stay alive against Donnie Phan’s . Phan had Foxen covered by just 8K in chips, so Foxen needed to improve to stay alive.
The board came , and Phan flopped a set of jacks to win the pot and eliminate Foxen from the tournament.
Donnie Phan – 155,000 (31 bb)
Kristen Foxen – Eliminated
With about 285 players remaining from a field of 1,541, the average chip stack is around 270,000 (54 big blinds). The final 193 players will finish in the money, guaranteed at least $5,600 each.
There will be a 90-minute dinner break after Level 16 (around 6:30-6:45 pm, depending on the Money Bubble), and action will continue tonight until the end of Level 20, around 11:30 pm.