Level 18 (1000/5000/10000)
Entrants: 199
Players remaining: 14
Average chips: 284,285

With a pay jump achieved, the eliminations have slowed following Vincent Ramirez's departure in 15th for $995. The next player out will receive $1,243 for their performance.

The lack of eliminations isn't from a lack of action, though. JD Hays just doubled through Anthony Howell in an all-in confrontation that saw Hays shove his last 83,000 from under the gun and Howell call from the big blind.

JD Hays - 6♠6♣
Anthony Howell - A♥7♥

The flop was a scary one for pocket sixes: T♣9♣8♦, giving Howell a few more outs. The 5♦ on the turn kept Hays ahead and the 7♦ river sealed the double up.

Hays - 177,000
Howell - 196,000

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