Andy Hwang raised from the cutoff to 175,000, Albert Barney, Jr. reraised from the small blind to 675,000, and Darren Elias moved all in from the big blind for 1,300,000.
Hwang folded, and Barney called with . Elias turned over , and needed his pocket pair to hold to stay alive.
The board came , and Elias turned a set of sevens to win the pot and double up in chips.
Darren Elias – 3,525,000 (47 bb)
Albert Barney, Jr. – 4,000,000 (53 bb)
With 10 players remaining, the average chip stack is about 6.23 million (83 big blinds), and they are guaranteed to earn at least $79,455 each.
Action is scheduled to continue tonight until the end of Level 29, around 1:00 am.