Seth Davies min-raised from UTG/cutoff to 60,000, and Arthur Conan called from the button.
The flop came , Davies bet 110,000, and Conan called. The turn card was the , Davies bet 260,000, and Conan tanked for a while before he called.
The river card was the , Davies moved all in, and Conan called all in for 640,000. Davies showed for a flopped set of nines, but Conan turned over for a rivered ten-high straight to win the pot.
About an hour ago, Arthur Conan had been down to a single big blind — and now he’s the chipleader.
Arthur Conan – 2,215,000 (74 bb)
Seth Davies – 870,000 (29 bb)
A few minutes later, the players agree to take a five-minute bathroom break near the end of the level. Here are the official chip counts:
Seat 1. Arthur Conan – 2,290,000 (76 bb)
Seat 2. Sam Soverel – 710,000 (24 bb)
Seat 3. Chris Brewer – 1,280,000 (43 bb)
Seat 4. Seth Davies – 970,000 (32 bb)
With four players remaining from a field of 42, the average chip stack is about 1.31 million (44 big blinds), and the next player to bust will earn $203,700.