Brian Eisenberg min-raised from the hijack to 50,000, Georges Boyadjian called from the button, and Sam Zalmanov moved all in from the big blind for 285,000.
Eisenberg thought for a while before he folded, and Boyadjian asked for an exact count before he called with .
Zalmanov turned over , and needed it to hold to stay alive.
The board came , and the pocket tens held up for Zalmanov to win the pot and double up in chips.
Sam Zalmanov – 660,000 (26 bb)
Georges Boyadjian – 720,000 (29 bb)
With eight players remaining from a field of 179, the average chip stack is around 450,000 (18 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $1,795 each.