Christopher Mo moved all in from the button for 725,000, and Kamoru Yusuf called from the big blind with . Mo turned over , and needed it to hold to stay alive.
The board came , and Mo won the pot with a pair of nines to double up in chips.
Christopher Mo – 1,675,000 (11 bb)
Kamoru Yusuf – 4,075,000 (27 bb)
A few minutes later Christopher Mo moved all in UTG+1 for 1,675,000, and Peter Hsu moved all in over the top from the hijack for 15,000,000.
Kamoru Yusuf tanked for a long time in the cutoff without about 4.8 million, but he kept looking at Hsu’s massive chip stack and eventually folded.
Mo showed , and Hsu turned over . Mo needed to improve to stay alive.
Yusuf claimed to have folded ace-king suited, which is more believable because he folded ace-king face up to a three-bet shove last night (click here for details).
Back to the present, the board came , and Mo flopped a gutshot straight draw, but improved no further. Hsu won the pot with two pair, aces and queens, to eliminate Mo in 23rd place.
Peter Hsu – 17,050,000 (114 bb)
Christopher Mo – Eliminated in 23rd Place ($6,680)
With 22 players remaining from a field of 6,134, the average chip stack is about 5,575,000 (37 big blinds). The field is in the money, and the remaining players are guaranteed at least $6,680 each.