Mike Shin opened to 900,000 in the small blind, leaving just blue T5,000 chips behind. Jesse Vilchez was in the big blind and reraised to put him all in.
In the meantime, a hand on the adjacent table ensued and Byung Kim wound up all in against Landon Tice on a board of . Tice had and doubled Shin, who had and finished with a full house as the river came.
Once the hand had finished, Shin called off his remaining chips and was off to the races.
The flop gave Shin a set of eights but also gave Vilchez an open-ended straight draw. The turn came to complete the draw, and Shin was unable to see a paired board on the river to result in his elimination from the tournament in ninth place.
With eight remaining, the tournament has officially reached the final table and the tournament clock has been paused to clean tables and rack up chips. Chip counts and a seat draw will be posted shortly.