Alex Livingston raised from the cutoff to 110,000, Chance Kornuth moved all in from the small blind for 525,000, and Ray Qartomy called all in from the big blind for 260,000. Livingston folded.
Qartomy turned over , and he needed it to hold to stay alive against Kornuth’s .
The board came , and Qartomy won the pot with a pair of aces and his jack kicker to double up in chips.
Ray Qartomy – 680,000 (14 bb)
Chance Kornuth – 265,000 (5 bb)
With nine players remaining, the average chip stack is about 945,000 (24 big blinds), and the next player to be eliminated will earn $62,985.