Ihar Soika opened for 160,000 from the hijack, and for the second time in a row Ami Barer in the cutoff shoved all in. The button and both blinds folded, and Soika asked for a count. It turned out to be 1,860,000 (23 big blinds), and Soika called.
Soika was well in front, but the flop wasn't too good: . The on the turn guaranteed Barer the double up, the on the river was a blank.
From the hijack seat, Benjamin Pollak raised all in for 1.11 million. Ihar Soika reraised all in from the small blind to isolate, and everyone else folded. Pollak had the and was flipping for his tournament life with the for Soika.
The flop hit both players when the fell. Soika had top pair and a flush draw, but Pollak maintained his lead, now holding a set of tens.
The turn was the , and the river completed the board with the . The river was red, but it wasn't a diamond, and Pollak doubled up.
From early position, Ismail Erkenov raised to 160,000. Ihar Soika called from the big blind, and then checked the flop to the preflop aggressor. Erkenov checked behind, and the turn was the . Soika led for 235,000, and Erkenov called.
On the river, the fell. Soika bet 525,000, and Erkenov made the call. Soika tabled the for top pair with a queen kicker, and Erkenov mucked his hand.
Carlos Chadha completed from the small blind, and Stephen Chidwick in the big blind checked his option.
Chadha bet 80,000 out on , Chidwick called. The same happened on the -turn, Chadha bet out (240,000 this time), and Chidwick made the call.
Both blinds checked the on the river, and Chadha showed that he had missed with his , Chidwick tabled and won.
This set back Chadha, and two hands later he opened the cutoff to 180,000 with just 210,000 behind. Stephen Chidwick was there to finish the job, and three bet to 280,000 from the button. Both blinds folded and Chadha made the call with just 110,000 behind.
Chadha checked on , and Chidwick pushed all in. Chadha laughed, and called it of with . Chidwick showed and Chadha needed some help. He didn;t get it, the on the turn and on the river were blanks.
Chadha receives €90,900, the remaining seven players are guaranteed €125,600.
From middle position, Ami Barer raised to 120,000. Ismail Erkenov was in the next seat, in the hijack position, and he reraised to 200,000. Play folded back to Barer, and he called to take the out of position. Barer checked, then called when Erkenov bet 275,000.
The turn was the , and both players checked to see the land on the river. They also both checked the river, and Erkenov tabled the to win the pot.