Alton Mendleson moved all in from UTG+1 for 72,000, and James Sebastiano called from the small blind with . Mendleson turned over , and needed to improve to stay alive.
The board came , and Mendleson paired his jack on the flop and picked up a gutshot straight draw, but Sebastiano flopped a set of tens. The set held up for Sebastiano to win the pot and eliminate Mendleson in eighth place.
Since this is a bounty tournament, Sebastiano earns $200 for the knockout.
James Sebastiano – 410,000 (51 bb)
Alton Mendleson – Eliminated in 8th Place ($980)
With seven players remaining, the average chip stack is around 243,000 (30 big blinds), and the remaining players are guaranteed at least $1,165 each.