Arvin Ravindran raised to 4,800 and Hannes Scholz reraised the pot from one seat over to 21,600. "Let's get some action here," the German said in table chat but Ravindran folded instead to wait for a better spot.
We are told that four players will make the money out of the remaining 11 remaining. Fourth place is rewarded with €9,800 while the next spot already guarantees €14,700. The second-place finisher takes home €29,400 and the winner of the Pot-Limit Omaha event can look forward to a payday of €44,100.
After a raise to 4,000 and the call of Lukas Nemec on the button, Roman Cieslik got his last 12,000 chips in and the initial raiser called. Nemec then reraised the pot to isolate successfully and showed . Cieslik had the for aces as well, but the board delivered three diamonds to send Cieslik to the rail.
Nemec moved up to the chip leader position on the feature table after previously taking some chips off Jan-Peter Jachtmann as well.
A pot of 22,500 chips emerged until the river of a board and Arvin Ravindran checked from the small blind. Jesper Hougaard had been the initial raiser in under the gun and it was a crucial pot for the Dane as one of the short stacks. Hougaard announced a straight and showed , which was good enough to win take it down.
Picking up the action on the three-way flop of in the last hand of the previous level, Vasili Firsau fired 6,100 from the small blind. Jesper Hougaard folded in the cutoff and Florian Langmann called from the button. Firsau also bet the turn for 12,200 and Langmann called before the fell on the river.
Firsau bet 33,300 and Langmann had just slightly less than that behind after previously tripling up his short stack. Langmann tanked for two minutes and then called, mucking his cards once he got shown the by Firsau.
Over on the feature table, John Kabbaj and Pavel Binar got their short stacks of less than 15 big blinds in and Jan-Peter Jachtmann more than happily put both at risk, sliding forward his stack of T-5,000 chips.
"Clubs me," Kabbaj demanded from the dealer and the flop was a good start. The turn even gave him further outs, yet the brick river blanked and resulted in two seat open.
The second seat open for day 2 also resulted from a setup with kings versus aces. On the feature table, Benjamin Kang got the remainder of his stack in from the cutoff and Thomas Bichon looked him up in the big blind with the words "I have aces."
Kang was left drawing dead on the turn of a board and exited the stage,
On a four-way flop of , the action was checked to Florian Langmann in late position and he made it 7,000 to go. Vasili Firsau raised the pot to more than 33,000 chips from one seat over in the hijack and that got Roman Cieslik and Arvin Ravindran to fold. Langmann reraised the pot and Firsau called all in as player at risk.
Firsau: for top two pair
Langmann: for bottom set and the flush draw
The on the turn immediately left Langmann drawing to the last four in the deck only and his stack melted away with the as final community card. Firsau doubled up for 63,900 and moved into contention for the overall lead.
In a five-way limped pot over on the feature table, which will be streamed as of 18:30 local time, the flop fell . The action folded to Dimitri Holdeew and his bet of 4,000 found no caller to rake in the pot uncontested.
It has been somewhat of a pattern throughout the last 15 minutes, as barely any hand generated much action.