In the first hand at the final table, Jack Rolnitzky got his short stack all in from the small blind with , and he needed to improve to stay alive against the of Julio Delgado in middle position.
The board came , and Delgado won the pot with his ace to eliminate Rolnitzky in ninth place.
Julio Delgado – 360,000 (45 bb)
Jack Rolnitzky – Eliminated in 9th Place ($3,350)
With eight players remaining from a field of 117, the average chip stack is around 293,000 (37 big blinds), and the remaining players are guaranteed at least $3,800 each.