Time passes and the blinds keep rising, but we’ve only lost one player so far in two-and-a-half hours.
David Moreno raised from UTG/cutoff to 105,000, Blake Napierala moved all in from the button for 320,000, and Moreno tanked for a while before he called.
The board came , and Napierala won the pot with two pair, aces and fours with a queen kicker, to double up in chips.
Blake Napierala – 715,000 (14 bb)
David Moreno – 700,000 (14 bb)
With four players remaining from a field of 136, the average chip stack is about 510,000 (10 big blinds). The remaining players are all guaranteed at least $5,635 each.