Jake Schwartz got it all in from UTG+1 for 301,000 with , and he needed to improve to stay alive against chipleader Faraz Jaka’s in the small blind.
The board came , and Schwartz paired his ace on the river to win the pot and double up in chips.
Jake Schwartz – 626,000 (52 bb)
Faraz Jaka – 885,000 (74 bb)
In the final hand before the dinner break, Stephen Song limped from the cutoff for 12,000, Mark Zullo completed the small blind, and Faraz Jaka checked his option in the big blind.
The flop came , Zullo checked, and Jaka bet 18,000. Song raised to 50,000, Zullo folded, and Jaka thought for a while before he called.
The turn card was the , and both players checked.
The river card was the , Jaka checked, Song bet 80,000, and Jaka thought for a bit before he check-raised all in. Song snap-folded, and Jaka took the pot.
Faraz Jaka – 1,040,000 (87 bb)
Stephen Song – 213,000 (18 bb)
Level 21 comes to an end, and the players take a 40-minute dinner break. Action is scheduled to resume at 9:30 pm EST.