- Big Stax XXVIII 500 2:35PM
- Level 28 40,000/80,000/80,000
- Total Players: 1540
- Players Remaining: 16
Two more back to back knockouts just occurred, bringing the field down to 16 players. Tim Doepfner had the misfortune of running his pocket 99 into the pocket QQ of Gary Gelman, who held up to take him out in 18th place. Jason Acosta went out a couple hands later for 17th place, both players received $5047.