The player in the small blind got it all in preflop for about 60,000 with , but needed to improve to stay alive against the of Long Nguyen, who was UTG+1.
The board came , and the aces held up for Nguyen to win the pot and eliminate his opponent from the tournament.
Long Nguyen – 140,000 (70 bb)
With about 130 players remaining from a field of 520, the average chip stack is about 80,000 (40 big blinds). The final 65 players will finish in the money, guaranteed at least $1,740 each.