With no small blind this hand, Darren Snow moved all in from the button for 160,000, and David Inselberg called from the big blind with . Snow turned over , and needed it to hold to stay alive.
The board came , and Snow won the pot with two pair, kings and queens, to double up in chips.
Darren Snow – 370,000 (7 bb)
David Inselberg – 525,000 (11 bb)
A few minutes later, Dan Van Dyke raised from the cutoff to 125,000, Santana Noronha called from the button, and Darren Snow moved all in from the small blind for 395,000. Van Dyke folded, and Noronha called with .
Snow turned over , and needed to improve to stay alive.
The board came , and Snow paired his nine on the flop to win the pot and double up in chips.
Darren Snow – 1,015,000 (20 bb)
Santana Noronha – 520,000 (10 bb)
With four players remaining from a field of 214, the average chip stack is about 1,070,000 (21 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $4,470 each.