From under-the-gun+1 Georgios Sotiropoulos raised to 100,000 with then from the cut-off Zdravko Duvnjak moved all-in for 1,005,000 with . "He's shoving over an early position open so it's a little bit risky but you need ace-jack or better and probably sixes or better to call," said Team PokerStars Pro Eugene Katchalov who's now in the commentary booth.
It passed to Stephen Chidwick in the big blind, he tank folded and Georgios Sotiropoulos did likewise.
Ka Kwan Lau opened under the gun plus one with a min-raise to 100,000 and was soon facing a three bet by Stepehen Chidwick on the button. Lau had opened with while Chidwick had some creativity up his sleeve as he had made it 225,000 with . Lau made the call and a flop appeared:
Ka Kwan Lau checked to Chidwick who made a 310,000 continuation bet. Bottom pair and a flush draw for Chidwick and top pair for Lau, which made for an even odds situation. Lau was the favorite when the hit the turn but he had no way of knowing that of course. He did check call another 475,000 which made for a 1,200,000 pot going to the river.
The gave Chidwick the flush and he shoved all in for 1.4 million effectively. Ka Kwan Lau had checked and needed some time to make his decision. He eventually folded after some minutes of thinking.
Jorma Nuutinen's upward trend continues. He raised to 100,000 from the hi-jack with , Georgios Sotiropoulos called from the small blind with pocket sevens and Julian Track called from the big blind with .
The flop fell , it checked to Nuutinen he continuation bet 140,000 and took the pot. "I don't like that," said Katchalov of Track's fold. If you're going to defend with that hand you can't give up on that board."
Julian Track raised to 105,000 from under-the gun+1 with and Max Silver three-bet to 265,000 from the cut-off with .
It passed back to Track, "I would never fold, but I would call," said Eugene Katchalov of Track's decision. But Track responded with a four-bet to 675,000 "It's a problematic four-bet," said Katchalov. "What do you do if you get five-bet, I prefer to play post-flop poker. He's playing his tens like they're aces."
Eventually though Silver laid it down and Track took the pot.
Max Silver opened with under the gun plus two for 110,000. Silver was just the first player to get involved because two other players had something to say with their chips as well. Ole Schemion made it 255,000 on the button with and the small blind folded. Julian Track in the big blind made it 875,000 with .
The first cold four bet of the day was there and Silver quickly folded. Schemion wasn't willing to do the same though with a powerhouse like his. He shoved all in for 2,425,000 and put maximum pressure on Track. The German chip leader had a lot of trouble with his decision and shook his head more than once. Finally he laid down the treys, giving Schemion a million without showdown.