Steve Karp got it all in from the small blind for 1,275,000 with , and needed it to hold to stay alive against the of Robel Andemichael in the big blind.
The board came — Karp turned a set of jacks to Andemichael’s spade flush draw, and the river card was a blank. Karp won the pot with his set to double up in chips.
Steve Karp – 2,650,000 (27 bb)
Robel Andemichael – 4,925,000 (49 bb)
With 18 players remaining from a field of 1,541, the average chip stack is around 4,275,000 (43 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $33,100 each.
Action is scheduled to continue tonight until there are two tables remaining (16 players).