Carlo Rodriguez was all in UTG+1 for 410,000 with , and he needed his hand to hold to stay alive against the of Manuel Labandeira in the small blind.
The board came — Labandeira flopped a gutshot straight draw, but Rodriguez won the pot with a rivered set of aces to double up in chips.
Carlo Rodriguez – 920,000 (18 bb)
Manuel Labandeira – 5,220,000 (104 bb)
With 23 players remaining, the average chip stack is about 2.74 million (55 big blinds), and they are guaranteed to earn at least $27,660 each.
There will be a one-hour dinner break after Level 26 (around 6:45 pm), and action is scheduled to continue tonight until the end of Level 29, around 12:30 am.