Eric Siegel moved all in from the button for 2,700,000, and Nicholas Carballo called from the big blind with .
Siegel turned over , and needed to improve to stay alive.
The board came , and the queen on the river gave Siegel kicker protection — both players finished with two pair, aces and eights, with a queen kicker.
It’s a chopped pot to save Siegel from elimination.
Eric Siegel – 3,000,000 (8 bb)
With 16 players remaining from a field of 7,703, the average chip stack is about 9,625,000 (24 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $10,931 each.