Sheldon Gross limped from middle position for 40,000, the player in the big blind raised to 140,000, and Gross limp-raised all in for 550,000.
His opponent called with , and Gross turned over . Gross needed to improve to stay alive.
The board came , and Gross paired his ace on the flop to win the pot and double up in chips.
Sheldon Gross – 1,160,000 (29 bb)
With 126 players remaining from a field of 7,703, the average chip stack is around 1,225,000 (31 big blinds). The field is in the money, with the remaining players guaranteed at least $2,415 each.