After a flop of , Frederic Konowitz checked from the big blind, Ricardo Velasco bet 85,000 from the hijack, and Konowitz check-raised all in for about 1.75 million.
Velasco thought for a while before he called all in for about 700,000 with for a pair of nines. Konowitz turned over for two pair, fives and deuces, and Velasco needed to improve to stay alive.
The turn card was the , the river card was the , and Konowitz won the pot with his two pair to eliminate Velasco in fifth place.
Frederic Konowitz – 2,600,000 (65 bb)
Ricardo Velasco – Eliminated in 5th Place ($2,087)
With four players remaining, the average chip stack is about 1,370,000 (34 big blinds), and the next player to bust will receive $2,709.