Alex Livingston raised UTG+1 to 100,000, and Ray Qartomy called from the cutoff.
The flop came , Livingston bet 90,000, and Qartomy called.
The turn card was the , Livingston checked, Qartomy bet 180,000, and Livingston thought for a moment before he check-raised all in.
Qartomy thought for a while before he called all in for about 280,000 with for a pair of queens, but Livingston turned over for a pair of kings. Qartomy needed to catch a queen or a jack to stay alive.
The river card paired the board with the , and Livingston won the pot with his pocket kings to eliminate Qartomy in ninth place.
Alex Livingston – 1,780,000 (36 bb)
Ray Qartomy – Eliminated in 9th Place ($62,985)
With nine players remaining, the average chip stack is about 1,065,000 (21 big blinds), and the next player to be eliminated will earn $65,085.