Shortly before Level 15 began, the field dropped down to the final six tables — 54 players. Only the final 39 will finish in the money, so we are 15 eliminations away. The Money Bubble approaches.
With 54 players remaining from a field of 312, the average chip stack is around 116,000 (29 big blinds). The final 39 players will finish in the money, guaranteed at least $245 each.