Asher Conniff raised from the hijack to 50,000, and Mike Jozoff reraised from the cutoff to 230,000, leaving himself a single 5K chip behind. Conniff moved all in, and Jozoff used all five of his Time Chips to tank for nearly three minutes before he called all in for a total of 235,000 with .
Conniff turned over , and Jozoff needed his hand to hold to stay alive.
The board came , and Jozoff paired his ace on the flop to win the pot and double up in chips.
Mike Jozoff – 535,000 (21 bb)
Asher Conniff – 950,000 (38 bb)
With 37 players remaining from a field of 1,070, the average chip stack is around 1,155,000 (46 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $19,515 each.
The field will play as long as it takes today to reach the nine-handed final table, which is scheduled to begin tomorrow at 12:00 noon.