Ali Imsirovic min-raised from the button to 40,000, Giuseppe Iadisernia moved all in from the small blind for 220,000, and Vikenty Shegal called from the big blind. Imsirovic folded.
Iadisernia turned over , and he needed to improve to stay alive against Shegal’s .
The board came , and Iadisernia paired his queen on the turn and his nine on the river to win the pot with two pair and double up in chips.
Giuseppe Iadisernia – 500,000 (25 bb)
Vikenty Shegal – 525,000 (26 bb)
With 11 players remaining, the average chip stack is about 925,000 (36 big blinds). They are in the money, guaranteed at least $65,505 each.
Action is scheduled to continue tonight until there are nine players remaining for tomorrow’s final table.