Another level completed and the final 9 took a break. After the break, play resumed with blinds of 80k/160k and 20k antes.
Joshua Lawson opened for 450 utg, then Shawn James moved all-in from the cutoff. After some thought, Sean Lee moved in over the top. Joshua opted out. Shawn held pocket 6s and was racing against Sean's AK. The board came Q 5 3 J J and Shawn doubled up to ~2.5 million. Once again, the hit to Sean Lee's stack was barely noticeable.
Just a few hands later, Shawn opened for 675k and Sean raised to 2 million straight. When action folded back around to Shawn, he moved all-in. Sean snap-called, showing pocket Kings. Shawn held AQ and would need help to survive. The board came Q J 8 T 9 and Sean improved to a straight to claim the pot.
Shawn James finished in 9th place, earning $13,207.