Francesco DiGiacomo moved all in from middle position for 1,975,000, and Matthew Vetstein moved all in over the top from the hijack for 3,500,000 with .
DiGiacomo turned over , and needed to improve to stay alive.
The board came , and Vetstein turned a set of eights to win the pot and eliminate DiGiacomo in 26th place.
Matthew Vetstein – 5,850,000 (39 bb)
Francesco DiGiacomo – Eliminated in 26th Place ($6,075)
A few minutes later, Henry Fermin, who had been knocked down to just seven big blinds in an earlier hand, was eliminated in 25th place.
Henry Fermin – Eliminated in 25th Place ($6,075)
Note: In order to balance tables, Brandon Lulov was moved from Table 7, seat 1 over to Table 6, seat 4.
With 24 players remaining from a field of 6,134, the average chip stack is about 5,100,000 (34 big blinds). The field is in the money, and the remaining players are guaranteed at least $6,680 each.