Jill Pike raised from the cutoff to 40,000, Greg Spinder moved all in from the big blind, and Pike called with . Spinder turned over , and he was dominated and facing elimination.
But the flop came , and Spinder flopped two pair to take the lead. Pike never caught up, and Spinder doubled up with his two pair.
Greg Spinder – 180,000 (11 bb)
Jill Pike – 21,000 (1 bb)
The next hand, Jill Pike moved all in from the hijack for 21,000, and Harvey Bruce Freedman called from the big blind with . Pike turned over , and she needed her hand to hold to stay alive.
The board came , and Freedman paired his eight on the flop to win the pot and eliminate Pike in sixth place.
Harvey Bruce Freedman – 185,000 (12 bb)
Jill Pike – Eliminated in 6th Place ($2,108)
With five players remaining, the average chip stack is about 372,000 (23 big blinds), and the next player to be eliminated will earn $2,543.