Daniyar Aubakirov won three pots to separate himself from Chris Oliver and Viktor Ustimov with the latter then taking on Connor Drinan in a battle big blind versus under the gun. Ustimov defended against a raise to 1,320,000 and checked the flop.
Drinan bet 810,000 and folded to a shove for more than 10.5 million.
The action folded all the way to Sylvain Loosli in the small blind and he moved all in for the last 6,620,383, which was half the stack of the nearest trio. Chip leader Connor Drinan made the call out of the big blind and Loosli was at risk in the following showdown.
On a board of , Loosli missed out on both live cards and a gutshot to become the 5th place finisher. He takes home $398,010 for the efforts and Drinan's lead has grown even further.
Connor Drinan opened the action with a raise to 1,260,000 in the cutoff and Suraj Mishra then moved all in from the big blind for 14,850,000. The same had happened in the last orbit and Drinan then reluctantly folded. He now used a decent portion of his time bank and indeed made the call.
Drinan flopped a set on while Mishra picked up a flushdraw on the turn. It was not meant to be for Mishra, who birkced the river and exited in 6th place for $288,836.
Daniyar Aubakirov limp-jammed out of the small blind when Viktor Ustimov in the big blind raised to 1.5 million and subsequently folded.
Chris Oliver then stole the blinds with a raise for more than half of his stack before Connor Drinan raised to 1,260,000 from under the gun. Second in chips Suraj Mishra jammed for more than 18 million from the small blind and that got move got through without resistance.
Drinan won the next two hands preflop to get the chips back and remain in the top spot.
Suraj Mishra then raised to 1.2 million and Aubakirov called from the big blind. On a flop, Aubakirov check-called a bet of 1,039,500 and the turn was checked through. Aubakirov checked the river as well and Mishra dipped into his time bank for more than half a minute to then bet 3,346,004 with exactly 15 million behind.
Aubakirov found the call with the and caught Mishra bluffing with .