Jonathan Jaffe raised under the gun to 50,000, Joseph Cheong reraised from the small blind to 190,000, and Jaffe called.
The flop came , Cheong bet 175,000, Jaffe moved all in for 800,000, and Cheong called with .
Jaffe turned over , and he was drawing thin to stay alive.
The turn card was — the !
Jaffe spiked a five on the turn to take the lead with a set of fives, and the river card paired the board the . Jaffe won the pot with a full house to double up in chips.
Jonathan Jaffe – 2,045,000 (82 bb)
Joseph Cheong – 1,075,000 (43 bb)
With 10 players remaining from a field of 93, the average chip stack is about 930,000 (37 big blinds). The field is in the money, and the remaining players are all guaranteed at least $64,320 each.
Action is scheduled to continue tonight until there are nine players remaining for tomorrow’s final table, which is scheduled to begin at 12:00 noon EST.