After a flop of , Hiroaki Harada bet 250,000 from the small blind, Luis Calvo moved all in from the cutoff, and Harada tanked for a very long time before he called with .
Calvo turned over for a pair of fours, and Harada needed his hand to hold to stay alive.
The turn card was the , the river card was the , and Harada won the pot with two pair, jacks and tens, to double up in chips.
“Great call,” said Mark Manesh.
Hiroaki Harada – 2,600,000 (65 bb)
Luis Calvo – 1,335,000 (33 bb)
Bryce McVay got it all in from the button for about 1.3 million with , but he needed to improve to stay alive against the of Luis Calvo in the big blind.
The board came — McVay turned a gutshot straight draw, but missed his outs on the river. Calvo won the pot with his pocket jacks to eliminate McVay in 11th place.
Luis Calvo – 2,400,000 (60 bb)
Bryce McVay – Eliminated in 11th Place ($5,472)
With 10 players remaining, the average chip stack is about 1,650,000 (41 big blinds), and the next player to be eliminated will receive $5,472.