The player on the button raised to 120,000, Joey DiPascale moved all in from the big blind for 705,000, and the button tanked for a while before he called with .
DiPascale turned over , and needed it to hold to stay alive.
The board came , and the button paired his king on the flop, but improved no further. DiPascale won the pot with his pocket aces to double up in chips.
Joey DiPascale – 1,500,000 (25 bb)
With 64 players remaining from a field of 6,253, the average chip stack is around 1,955,000 (33 big blinds), and the remaining players are guaranteed at least $3,900 each. The next pay jump is $4,285 for 63rd place.