Ryan Riess moved all in UTG+1 for 60,000, Kevin Ho called from middle position, and Elias Nassif used one of his Time Chips to tank for nearly a minute before he moved all in over the top for 366,000. Ho thought for a while before he folded.
Riess turned over , and needed it to hold to stay alive against Nassif’s .
The board came , and Riess’s pocket pair got counterfeited on the turn. Nassif won the pot with two pair, tens and nines, to eliminate Riess in 146th place.
Elias Nassif – 504,000 (42 bb)
Ryan Riess – Eliminated in 146th Place ($6,300)
With 145 players remaining from a field of 1,541, the average chip stack is around 531,000 (44 big blinds). The field is in the money, with the remaining players guaranteed at least $6,300 each.
Action will continue tonight until the end of Level 20, around 11:30 pm or so.