Adam Hendrix min-raised under the gun to 40,000, Brandon Hamlet reraised UTG+1 to 100,000, and Richard Menjura four-bet all in from the button for 490,000.
Hendrix asked for an exact count and tanked for a while before he folded.
Hamlet quickly called with , and Menjura turned over [A]. Menjura needed to improve to stay alive.
The board came , and the board brought a gutshot straight draw on the turn to give Menjura outs to a chop, but the river card missed. Hamlet won the pot with his king kicker to eliminate Menjura in eighth place.
Brandon Hamlet – 2,385,000 (119 bb)
Richard Menjura – Eliminated in 8th Place ($14,390)
With seven players remaining from a field of 257, the average chip stack is around 735,000 (37 big blinds), and they are guaranteed at least $17,215 each.