Mihalache Cean raised UTG+1 to 500,000, Jason Klass reraised from the hijack to 1,500,000, and Alexander Perez moved all in from the cutoff for 3,825,000.
Cean moved all in over the top for about 10 million, and Klass folded, later claiming he had ace-king.
Perez turned over , and he needed to improve to stay alive against Cean’s .
The board came — Perez paired his king on the flop and turned trips, but Cean spiked a jack on the river to win the pot with a full house, jacks full of kings. Perez was eliminated in ninth place.
Mihalache Cean – 16,025,000 (64 bb)
Alexander Perez – Eliminated in 9th Place ($15,230)
With eight players remaining, the average chip stack is about 9,225,000 (37 big blinds), and they are all guaranteed to earn at least $23,115 each.