Giuseppe Iadisernia was eliminated in 10th place by Sean Perry, and with nine players remaining, they were about to redraw for random seats at the final table.
Giuseppe Iadisernia – Eliminated in 10th Place
But at the other table, Zhuang Ruan got it all in from the cutoff with , and he needed to improve to stay alive against the of Sean Winter in the small blind.
The board came , and the pocket nines held up for Winter to win the pot and eliminate Ruan in ninth place
Sean Winter – 795,000 (159 bb)
Zhuang Ruan – Eliminated in 9th Place
With eight players remaining from a field of 24, the average chip stack is about 375,000 (75 big blinds). The final four players will finish in the money, guaranteed at least $139,680 each.
Action is scheduled to continue tonight until the end of Level 15, around 12:40 am.