Dan Ishaki raised under the gun to 40,000, a player in middle position called, and T.K. Miles moved all in from the small blind for 160,000. Ishaki thought for a bit before he called, and the middle-position player tanked for a long time before he called.
The flop came , and Ishaki moved all in for about 475,000.
The middle-position player went into the tank, talking to himself a bit, saying, “Ace-king’s no good. Ace-queen’s no good.” Eventually, the middle-position player folds.
Miles turns over for ace high, and he needs to improve to stay alive against Ishaki’s . (The middle-position player seemed very frustrated, implying that he folded a higher pocket pair.)
The turn card was the , the river card was the , and the pocket eights held up for Ishaki to win the pot and eliminate Miles in 168th place.
Dan Ishaki – 900,000 (60 bb)
T.K. Miles – Eliminated in 168th Place ($1,740)
With 167 players remaining from a field of 4,535, the average chip stack is around 545,000 (36 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $1,740 each.