Thomas Kornechuk raised from the cutoff to 35,000, Steven Bennett reraised from the button to 105,000, and Kornechuk tanked for a long time before he called.
The flop came , Kornechuk moved all in for 212,000, and Bennett called all in for 201,000 with .
Kornechuk turned over , and Bennett needed his hand to hold to stay alive.
The turn card was the , the river card was the , and the aces held up for Bennett to win the pot and double up in chips. Kornechuk was knocked down to a single big blind.
Steven Bennett – 637,000 (64 bb)
Thomas Kornechuk – 11,000 (1 bb)
With five players remaining from a field of 117, the average chip stack is around 468,000 (47 big blinds), and the remaining players are guaranteed at least $6,015 each.