Philip Shing got it all in from the big blind for 313,000 with , and needed to improve to stay alive against the of Marius Gierse on the button.
The board came , and Shing paired his five on the flop to win the pot and double up in chips.
Philip Shing – 650,000 (41 bb)
Marius Gierse – 655,000 (41 bb)
Shortly after Shing’s double up, Ben Lamb was eliminated in 14th place by Joe McKeehen at the other table.
Joe McKeehen – 850,000 (53 bb)
Ben Lamb – Eliminated
With 13 players remaining from a field of 74, the average chip stack is about 569,000 (36 big blinds). The final 11 players will finish in the money, guaranteed at least $53,000 each.