Hand #83: Tomas Jozonis shoved all in for 1,880,000 on the button and Honglin Jiang immediately called in the big blind to put Jozonis at risk.
The flop was bad news for Jozonis as he needed runner-runner. The ended things on the turn, making the on the river a formality.
With the 3rd place prize of €308,000, Jonozis more than quadrupled his best live cash ever and a big leap into the top 10 Lithuanian money winners of all time. The heads-up will be between Honglin Jiang and Nicolas Dumont, with Jiang holding the chip lead.
Hand #80: Tomas Jozonis raised to 350,000 with the on the button and Honglin Jiang three-bet to 1,100,000 out of the big blind with the . "You know how much you play?" the Lithuanian asked and Jiang replied "about five behind."
Jozonis clicked it back to 1,900,000 and Jiang used one time bank extension used all in, Jozonis called instantly to create a massive 13.13 million pot. "You got the best of it," Jiang said.
The flop gave Jiang a flush draw and he immediately got there with the turn. Jozonis needed an eight or queen, but the river left him with just shy of one million in chips.
Hand #74: First to act, Tomas Jozonis opened for 325,000. David Peters jammed for 2,425,000 on the button, the blinds mucked and Jozonis quickly called.
The flop brought nothing for Peters. The turn was an , flipping his outs from the jacks to the queens, but the river was a and Peters was eliminated.
The Ohio native added €232,000 to his astonishing lifetime winnings of over $20 million dollars. With the cash, Peters will also overtake both Sam Trickett and Brian Rast on the all-time money list and move up to 13th place.
Hand #68: Nicolas Dumont raised to 350,000 with the and Honglin Jiang on the button three-bet to 900,000 with the . Dumont gave him a stare down and sent his cards into the muck.
Hand #69: Jiang opened to 330,000 with the and Dumont called in the big blind with the . The flop fell and Dumont bet 330,000, which Jiang called. After the turn, Dumont bet 455,000 with his straight and Jiang quickly folded.
Hand #70: Dumont limped in with the from the small blind and Jiang raised to 500,000 with the in the big blind, Dumont folded.
Hand #71: David Peters moved all in for 2,425,000 with the first to act and scooped the blinds and big blind ante.
Hand #72: Jozonis shoved out of the small blind with the and Peters folded his six-high.
Hand #73: Jiang raised to 330,000 first to act with the and Dumont called with in the big blind. The flop fell and Dumont bet 355,000, Jiang called. After the turn, Dumont made it 475,000 and Jiang called.
Dumont improved to a straight with the river and Dumont made it a third barrel for 1,115,000 to force a fold.
Hand #53: Honglin Jiang raised to 250,000 first to act with the and Tomas Jozonis on the button called with the . The flop fell and Jiang continued for 280,000 and Jozonis called.
The turn gave Jiang a ton of outs and Jiang fired a second barrel for 750,000, and that did the trick to scoop the pot right there.
Hand #54: Jiang received a walk. "Wow, so much respect now. I get walks, great," the New Zealander joked.
Hand #55: Jiang limped in from the small blind with the and Tomas Jozonis checked his option in the big blind with . On the flop, Jiang hit top pair and bet 125,000, and Jozonis called.
The turn gave Jozonis second pair and the action checked to him. Jozonis bet 325,000 and Jiang called to see the on the river. Both players checked and Jiang raked in yet another pot.
Hand#56: Nicolas Dumont made it 255,000 to go with the first to act and David Peters called out of the big blind with the . The flop brought a check by Peters and a quick continuation bet of 260,000 won the pot for Dumont right there.
Hand #57: Jiang raised it up to 250,000 first to act with the and won the pot.