Giuseppe Iadisernia raised from the hijack to 90,000, Justin Saliba reraised from the cutoff to 180,000, and the next two players quickly folded.
Iadisernia said, “All in,” but Alex Livingston still had action pending in the big blind.
Livingston thought for a while before moving all in from the big blind for 795,000. It was clarified that, since the action changed in front of him, Iadisernia’s verbal commitment was no longer binding.
But Iadisernia called all in anyway, for 385,000.
Action returned to Saliba, who asked for an exact count of both stacks. Saliba thought for a while before folding.
Iadisernia turned over , and he needed to improve to stay alive against Livingston’s .
The board came , and the pocket kings held up for Livingston to win the pot and eliminate Iadisernia in 11th place.
Alex Livingston – 1,405,000 (47 bb)
Giuseppe Iadisernia – Eliminated in 11th Place ($58,790)
With 10 players remaining, the average chip stack is about 850,000 (28 big blinds), and the next player to be eliminated will earn $60,885.