Lior Tal opened for 375,000 in middle position and was called by both blinds. Alexandre Reard checked the flop and Luigi D'Alterio bet 525,000. Tal called and Reard folded. Both the and were checked through, and D'Alterio showed for an airball. Tal took the pot with .
The next hand, Reard opened on the button and Tal defended the big blind. They both checked the flop to a board of . Tal check-called 275,000. On the river, Tal checked and quickly called 600,000.
Alexandre Reard raised under the gun to 350,000 and it folded to small blind Jose Quintas who pushed all in for 1,625,000. The big blind folded and Reard called after he asked for a count of Quintas's stack.
Reard tabled and he needed to win a flip against the of Quintas to eliminate him.
The in the window was already good for Reard and the that followed left Quintas with an inferior hand. The Portuguese collected €84,740 for finishing in fifth and the four remaining players are guaranteed a six-figure score.
Play moves at a quick pace so far at the final table of the €2,200 EPT National High Roller and Josip Vidovic is the latest to win chips. He got his money in the middle with against the of Jose Quintas.
The board ran out and Quintas had to move over some chips to his left-hand neighbor.
Lior Tal raised from middle position to 375,000 and it folded to Piotr Wiecek on the button. He pushed all in for 1,550,000 and the others folded.
Tal asked the dealer if he could put 375,000 from both in the pot and Tal was left with 1,175,000 to call. He counted it out and eventually put it in the middle but he saw some bad news as he showed but Wiecek had .
The flop, however, was and Tal clapped in his hands and cheered. Tal didn't give the lead back to Wiecek when the dealer dealt the turn and river.
Wiecek goes home with €45,350 in his pockets for his 7th-place finish.