There is a short break to color up the 5K chips after Level 27, and these were the official chip counts with the blinds increasing to 50K-75K:
Seat 1. Al Gomez – 850,000 (11 bb)
Seat 2. Michael Tait – 1,050,000 (14 bb)
Seat 3. Scott Roberts – 1,925,000 (26 bb)
Seat 4. David Coughlin – 1,500,000 (20 bb)
Seat 5. David Shmuel – 3,200,000 (43 bb)
Seat 6. Rene Noriega – 750,000 (10 bb)
A half hour later, the blinds increased to 50K-100K, and Scott Roberts raised under the gun to 225,000. Rene Noriega moved all in from the button for 425,000, and Roberts called with .
Noriega turned over , and needed to improve to stay alive.
The board came — Noriega paired his king on the flop, but Roberts rivered a set of queens to win the pot and eliminate Noriega in sixth place.
Scott Roberts – 3,600,000 (36 bb)
Rene Noriega – Eliminated in 6th Place ($3,157)
With five players remaining, the average chip stack is about 1,850,000 (19 big blinds), and the next player to bust will earn $3,157.