Farid Jattin raised from the cutoff to 130,000, and Mike Leah reraised from the button to 1,300,000, leaving himself just 5K behind.
Jattin moved all in, and Leah waited about 25 seconds before calling all in for 1,305,000 with . Jattin turned over , and Leah needed to improve to stay alive.
The board came , and Leah paired his ace on the river to win the pot and double up in chips.
Mike Leah – 2,760,000 (46 bb)
Farid Jattin – 6,500,000 (108 bb)
With 17 players remaining from a field of 1,070, the average chip stack is around 2,520,000 (42 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $43,800 each.
There will be a one-hour dinner break after Level 26, around 8:20 pm, and action will continue tonight until there are nine players remaining for tomorrow’s final table, scheduled to begin at 12:00 noon.