In the first hand after the break, chipleader David Shmuel raised UTG+1 to 120,000, Rene Noriega reraised from middle position to 250,000, and Evan Haw moved all in from the hijack for 770,000.
Shmuel folded, and Noriega called with . Haw turned over , and he needed to improve to stay alive.
The board came , and the pocket kings held up for Noriega to win the pot and eliminate Haw in eighth place.
Rene Noriega – 2,085,000 (42 bb)
Evan Haw – Eliminated in 8th Place ($1,746)
With seven players remaining, the average chip stack is about 1,325,000 (27 big blinds), and the next player to bust will earn $2,414.