Kevin Ho raised from the hijack to 500,000, Chastity Fowler-Lee moved all in from the small blind for 2,775,000, and Ho thought for a while before he called with .
Fowler-Lee turned over , and she needed her hand to hold to stay alive.
The board came , and Fowler-Lee paired her nine on the turn to win the pot and double up in chips.
When the dealer reminded Ho of the size of Fowler-Lee’s all-in bet, Ho said, “I wish you had more.”
Chastity Fowler-Lee – 5,950,000 (30 bb)
Kevin Ho – 5,600,000 (28 bb)
Kevin Ho went on to have a pretty good level after that, and he won a big pot heading into the break to reach 11 million.
Here are the official chip counts from the break with the blinds increasing to 125,000-250,000 (250,000 ante):
Seat 1. Robert Cheung – 6,050,000 (24 bb)
Seat 2. Abdelouahed Bouanani – 8,225,000 (33 bb)
Seat 3. Chastity Fowler-Lee – 4,375,000 (18 bb)
Seat 4. Alon Eldar – 8,800,000 (35 bb)
Seat 5. Serge Dergham – 2,600,000 (10 bb)
Seat 6. Kevin Ho – 11,100,000 (44 bb)
With six players remaining, the average chip stack is about 6,855,000 (27 big blinds), and the next player to bust will earn $18,367.