After a flop of with about 675K already in the pot, Michael Mascitelli checked from the big blind, Carlo Rodriguez moved all in from the cutoff, and Mascitelli tanked for a while before he called all in for 735,000 with for a pair of nines.
But Rodriguez turned over , and Mascitelli needed to improve to stay alive.
The turn card was the , the river card was the , and Mascitelli rivered two pair to win the pot and double up in chips.
Michael Mascitelli – 2,145,000 (43 bb)
Carlo Rodriguez – 2,775,000 (56 bb)
With 72 players remaining from a field of 6,253, the average chip stack is around 1,735,000 (35 big blinds), and the remaining players are guaranteed at least $3,900 each. The next pay jump is $4,285 for 63rd place.