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Last update 11:45pm
11:45pm--Final table to begin at 2pm Friday
Join us here for a live coverage of the final table Friday at 2pm. We'll be back with a full wrap-up in just a bit.
11:30pm--Final table chip counts
Karl Hevroy 1,079,000
Angel Guillén -- 572,000
Oliver Rowe -- 412,000
Alejandro De Arruaballena -- 397,000
Waldermar Cogo -- 263,000
Bolivar Palacios -- 167,000
Magno Aragao 153,000
Ron Wasiel -- 134,000
Andre Ventura -- 103,000
11:15pm--Rommer Prado eliminated 10th place ($18,320)
The final table of nine is set, Rommer Prado was just beat in a dirty, dirty way. He pushed all in for nearly 120,000. Karl Hevoy called with Q-J. Prado asked in Spanish, "How can you call with that?" The board ran out T♣-T♠-2♥-7♦-Q♦. The room exploded and our final table players celebrated around Prado's grief. Prado finishes 10th for $18,320.
11:00pm-- Alejandro Bonanata eliminated in 11th place ($18,320)
Making his last stand withK♦-T♥, Alejandro Bonanata moved all in from middle position only to run smack into Karl Hevroy's pocket aces. Though the K♠-J♠-8♦ flop paired him up, the A♥ on the turn made Hevroy a set, leaving him drawing only to a queen. The river came the 2♠, though and Bonanata's tournament came to an end. He'll go home with $18,320 as well as the autographed fossil he earned yesterday by knocking out Greg Raymer.
10:45pm--Octavio Bernardini eliminated in 12th place ($18,320)
As it looks right now, there's no stopping Karl Hevroy, who just added even more to his massive stack by taking out Octavio Bernardini. Their money went in a flop of Q♣-T♠-7♠, each having hit a piece of it-- Bernardini with A♥-T♦ for middle pair and Hevroy the A♣-Q♦ for top pair. There was no help for Bernardini when a deuce hit the turn and an eight the river, leaving him to hit the rail.
10:30pm-- Blinds up!
The blinds have climbed up once more, with our final twelve playing 6,000/12,000 with a 1,000 ante.