Abdelouahed Bouanani got it all in from the hijack for 3,525,000 with , and he needed his hand to hold to stay alive against the of Giedrius Bagdonas, who was UTG+1.
The board came — Bagdonas turns a gutshot straight draw, but improves no further. Bouanani wins the pot with a set of kings to double up in chips.
Abdelouahed Bouanani – 7,425,000 (50 bb)
Giedrius Bagdonas – 750,000 (5 bb)
A short while later, Serge Dergham raised from middle position to 375,000, Giedrius Bagdonas moved all in hijack for 600,000, and Dergham called with . Bagdonas turned over , and he was dominated as he faced elimination.
The board came , and Dergham won the pot with a higher two pair, kings and jacks, to eliminate Bagdonas in eighth place.
Serge Dergham – 5,750,000 (38 bb)
Giedrius Bagdonas – Eliminated in 8th Place ($8,581)
With seven players remaining, the average chip stack is about 5,875,000 (39 big blinds), and the next player to bust will earn $10,929.