In Hand #27 of hand-for-hand play two spots from the money, Joe McKeehen moved all in from the small blind, and Christopher Frank called all in from the big blind with .
McKeehen turned over , and Frank needed his hand to hold to stay alive.
The board came , and McKeehen paired his five on the flop to win the pot and eliminate Frank in 13th place.
Joe McKeehen – 1,170,000 (47 bb)
Christopher Frank – Eliminated
Hand-for-hand play will continue on the Money Bubble until one more player is eliminated, and then action will continue tonight until nine players remain for tomorrow afternoon’s final table.
With 12 players remaining from a field of 74, the average chip stack is about 615,000 (25 big blinds). The final 11 players will finish in the money, guaranteed at least $53,000 each.