Ryan Gianquitti moved all in from the hijack for 1,325,000, and Ugis Steinman tanked for a while before calling from the big blind with .
Gianquitti turned over , and needed it to hold to stay alive.
The board came , and Gianquitti flopped a set of eights to win the pot and double up in chips.
Ryan Gianquitti – 2,775,000 (37 bb)
Ugis Steinman – 4,000,000 (53 bb)
With 11 players remaining from a field of 1,110, the average chip stack is around 4,025,000 (54 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $69,900 each.
Action will continue today until there are seven players remaining for tomorrow afternoon’s live-streamed final table, scheduled to begin at 1:00 pm.