Daniel Le moved all in UTG+1 for 1,175,000, and Michael Tait thought for a while before calling from the button with . Le turned over , and he was dominated and facing elimination.
The board came — Tait paired his ace on the flop, but Le rivered an ace-high straight to win the pot and double up in chips.
Daniel Le – 2,600,000 (26 bb)
Michael Tait – 1,400,000 (14 bb)
With the board showing on the turn and a pretty good pot building up, Salvatore Sollecito checked the small blind, and Juan Endara checked from UTG+1.
The river card was the , Sollecito bet 925,000, and Endara thought for a bit before he said, “I can’t raise, but I call.” Sollecito showed for king high, but Endara turned over to win the sizable pot and take the chip lead.
Juan Endara – 6,000,000 (60 bb)
Salvatore Sollecito – 2,700,000 (27 bb)
Salvatore Sollecito raised from the cutoff to 525,000, Jose Avila moved all in from the small blind for 2,300,000 and Sollecito counted down his own stack and tanked for a while before he called with a slightly larger stack and showed .
Avila turned over , and he needed to improve to stay alive.
The board came — Avila celebrated as he flopped a queen, but Sollecito celebrated harder when he rivered a king to win the pot and eliminate Sollecito in seventh place.
Salvatore Sollecito – 6,200,000 (62 bb)
Jose Avila – Eliminated in 7th Place ($4,044)
With six players remaining, the average chip stack is about 3,120,000 (31 big blinds), and the next player to bust will receive $4,044.