Stephen Song got it all in from the hijack for 370,000 with , and he needed his hand to hold to stay alive against the of Bryn Kenney on the button.
The board came , and Song won the pot with a set of nines to double up in chips.
Stephen Song – 765,000 (77 bb)
Bryn Kenney – 740,000 (74 bb)
With 17 players remaining from a field of 102, the average chip stack is about 600,000 (60 big blinds). The final 14 players will finish in the money, guaranteed at least $57,945 each.
Action is scheduled to continue tonight until there are nine players remaining for tomorrow’s final table.