Pasquale Caiazza moved all in from middle position for 220,000, and Mike Shanahan used one of his Time Chips to tank for nearly a minute before he moved all in over the top from the hijack for 360,000. Everyone else folded.
Caiazza turned over , and he needed it to hold to stay alive against Shanahan’s .
The board came , and Caiazza won the pot with two pair, aces and queens, to double up in chips.
Pasquale Caiazza – 480,000 (32 bb)
Mike Shanahan – 140,000 (9 bb)
With 85 players remaining from a field of 1,566, the average chip stack is about 735,000 (49 big blinds). The field is in the money, with the remaining players guaranteed at least $9,480 each.
Action is scheduled to continue tonight until the end of Level 20, around 12:40 am.