Aviv Meiri raised to 12,000 from under the gun and Tomas Soderstrom called from one seat over in the cutoff. On the flop, Meiri continued for 22,000 and was called before the turn slowed down Meiri, who checked. Soderstrom now made it 28,000 to go and picked up a call before Meiri checked the river.
Soderstrom moved all in for 103,900 and Meiri spent two minutes in the think tank. The shove was for most of his stack, and Meiri then called to get shown by Soderstrom. Meiri only had for top pair and lost a huge portion of his stack.
Over on table one, Martin Staszko raised to 8,500 and Vlado Banicevic three-bet to 22,500 from one seat over on the button. Andreas Samuelsson carefully checked his stack and took his time before moving all in. Staszko quickly folded, but Banicevic eventually called after more than two minutes.
The board ran out and Samuelsson completed a full house. The stacks were counted and the Swede had 123,600, his opponent was covered by only two big blinds. Banicevic left the table with a few curse words and the field will now combine to one table when the hand at the other table is finished.
On the button, Vladimir Troyanovskiy raised to 8,500 and Aviv Meiri called in the small blind. Tomas Soderstrom had other plans in the big blind and three-bet to 29,000. Troyanovskiy called, while Meiri sent his cards into the muck.
The flop came and Soderstrom checked, Troyanovskiy bet 20,500 and was called. After the turn, Soderstrom checked again and Troyanovskiy's bet of 50,500 did the trick to force a fold.
Eugene Katchalov raised from early position and picked up two callers in Aviv Meiri in the small blind and Tomas Jozonis in the big blind. On the flop, Meiri checked and Jozonis moved all in for his last 17,800. Both Katchalov and Meiri called and the two remaining active players checked the turn.
On the river, Katchalov bet 35,000 and Meiri folded.
Jozonis tabled for a ten-high flush and then nodded when spotting the of Katchalov, who had rivered the nut flush. This reduced the field to the last 10 hopefuls with two five-handed tables going forward.
Andreas Samuelsson raised to 6,500 and Andreas Eiler moved all in. Samuelsson asked for a count and folded to the shove worth 38,500, after some table talk without picking up any information. Eiler shoved the next hand again and nobody called.
Over on table two, Viliyan Petleshkov raised to 6,000 on the button and Vladimir Troyanovskiy in the small as well as Aviv Meiri in the big blind called. The flop fell and Troyanovskiy checked. Meiri bet 7,500 and Petleshkov raised to 18,000 with around 26,000 behind to force folds from both opponents.
Only a few minutes after the elimination of Martin Kabrhel, table one lost yet another player. Vlado Banicevic raised to 6,500 from the cutoff and Steven Thompson moved all in from the small blind for what looked like 41,600. Jonas Lauck folded in the big blind and Banicevic quickly called.
When the cards were tabled, Banicevic turned over his . Thompson first revealed the and then sweated his second hole card, it was the . Despite picking up some additional outs with a gutshot, the board ran out blank showing , to eliminate Thompson.
"What can I do", the Costa Rican said and headed to the rail. There are just 11 players remaining and the field will be combined to one table once down to the last nine.
Jonas Lauck raised to 6,500 from the hijack and Martin Kabrhel moved all in for around 72,000 from the small blind. Lauck gave it some consideration and called to put Kabrhel at risk.
Lauck, who had re-entered before the start of Day 2 and doubled twice with ace-king, this time dodged it with the board running out . "Good luck guys," Kabrhel said and left the table, reducing the field to the last 12 hopefuls.