During a round of Hold’em, Phil Hui raised from the button to 40,000, and Christina Hill called from the big blind.
The flop came , Hill checked, Hui bet 20,000, and Hill check-raised to 40,000. Hui called.
The turn card was the , Hill bet 40,000, and Hui called.
The river card was the , Hill bet 40,000, Hui raised to 80,000, and Hill folded. Hui took the pot, and Hill was knocked down to less than two big bets.
Phil Hui – 740,000 (19 BB)
Christina Hill – 59,000 (<2 BB)
The next hand, Hill folded her small blind, dropping down to 49,000 in chips.
Christina Hill – 49,000 (~1 BB)
The next hand, Hill raised from the button to 40,000, Phil Hui called form the small blind, and Lazaro Rodriguez called from the big blind.
The flop came , and it checked to Hill, who moved all in for 9,000. Hui called, and Rodriguez raised to 20,000. Hui folded.
Hill showed for jack high, and she needed to catch something runner-runner to stay alive against Rodriguez’s (two pair, aces and sevens).
The turn card was the , giving Hill outs to a gutshot straight, but the river card was the . Rodriguez won the pot with his two pair to eliminate Hill in third place.
Lazaro Rodriguez – 590,000 (15 BB)
Christina Hill – Eliminated in 3rd Place ($5,475)
With two players remaining from a field of 86 entries, the average chip stack is about 645,000 (16 Big Bets). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $8,805 each.