Ray Qartomy was all in from the button for 45,000 with , and he needed his hand to hold to stay alive against the of Greg Baird (UTG+1).
The board came , and the pocket jacks held up for Qartomy to win the pot and double up in chips.
Ray Qartomy – 115,000 (14 bb)
Greg Baird – 200,000 (25 bb)
Level 18 came to an end, and Level 19 began with increased blinds of 5K-10K with a 10K ante.
With the board showing on the turn, Ray Qartomy moved all in from the big blind for 95,000, and Faraz Jaka called with for two pair, kings and queens, with a king-high flush draw.
Qartomy turned over for a six-high flush, and he needed it to hold to stay alive.
The river card was the , and Qartomy won the pot with his flush to double up in chips.
Ray Qartomy – 275,000 (28 bb)
Faraz Jaka – 90,000 (9 bb)
With eight players remaining, the average chip stack is about 195,000 (20 big blinds), and the next player to bust will earn $12,875.