The players returned from dinner to begin Level 22, with blinds at 8,000-16,000 and a 16,000 ante.
After about 20 minutes of play, Brock Wilson got it all in from the cutoff for 322,000 with , and he needed his hand to hold to stay alive against Faraz Jaka’s in the small blind.
The board came , and Wilson won the pot with a pair of queens and his ace kicker to double up in chips.
Brock Wilson – 676,000 (42 bb)
Faraz Jaka – 600,000 (38 bb)
A few minutes later, Faraz Jaka raised from the hijack to 35,000, Jake Schwartz called from the small blind, and Gary Lucci reraised from the big blind to 91,000. Jaka folded, and Schwartz called.
The flop came , Schwartz checked, Lucci bet 75,000, and Schwartz called.
The turn card was the , and both players checked. The river card was the , and they checked again. Lucci showed to win the pot, and Schwartz mucked.
Gary Lucci – 800,000 (50 bb)
Jake Schwartz – 455,000 (28 bb)
With eight players remaining, the average chip stack is about 520,000 (33 big blinds), and the next player to bust will earn $8,933.