With about 13,000,000 already in the middle and the board reading Paul Hockin checked from the big blind, Vincent Tremblay get 3,500,000 from middle position, and Andrei-Lucian Boghean called from the hijack. Hockin then check-raised to 9,000,000, and after brief consideration, Tremblay folded. Boghean did the same shortly thereafter and Hockin took the pot.
Vincent Tremblay just informed the PokerNews Live Reporting team that his run in this event came to an end when he lost a flip holding against Paul Hockin, who held .
Hockin opened to 5,000,000 from the cutoff, Tremblay jammed for about 38,000,000 from the big blind, and Hockin called with the larger of the two stacks. Tremblay's nines were still best after the flop fell, but Hockin paired his ace on the turn to take the lead and Tremblay found no help on the river.
With about 17,000,000 already in the middle and the board reading , Andrei-Lucian Boghean checked from the big blind and Rainer Kempe bet 5,000,000 from the hijack. Boghean check-raised to 17,000,000, Kempe moved all-in, and Boghean called with the larger of the two stacks by a narrow margin.
Boghean had the lead with top pair and Kempe needed to improve in order to preserve his tournament life. The on the turn put Kempe in the lead, the river changed nothing and Kempe took the pot to leave Boghean extremely short.