Thomas Boivin got it all in for about 40,000 with , and he needed to improve to stay alive against Vikenty Shegal’s .
The board came , and Boivin paired his deuce on the flop, but improved no further. Shegal won the pot with his pocket fives to eliminate Boivin in 33rd place.
Vikenty Shegal – 570,000 (95 bb)
Thomas Boivin – Eliminated in 33rd Place
With 32 players remaining from a field of 102, the average chip stack is about 319,000 (53 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.