The player on the button got his short stack all in preflop with , and he needed his hand to hold to stay alive against the of Sang Lim in the small blind.
The board came , and Lim paired his nine on the turn to win the pot and eliminate his opponent from the tournament.
Sang Lim – 190,000 (38 bb)
With 261 players remaining from a field of 1,566, the average chip stack is about 240,000 (48 big blinds). The final 196 players will finish in the money, guaranteed at least $5,265 each.
There will be a 90-minute dinner break after Level 16 (around 6:30 pm), and action will continue tonight until the end of Level 20 (around 12:15 am).