The final nine players have taken their seats, and everything is set and ready to go. It’s time to shuffle up and deal!
Blind levels will be 90 minutes long until heads-up play begins, and then they will drop to 60 minutes.
With nine players remaining from a field of 1,070, the average chip stack is around 4,750,000 (38 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $87,960 each.