Igor Kurganov raised to 350,000 and was called by Richard Yong and Michael Addamo in the blinds. The flop of and the turn were checked through. There was no betting action on the turn either and Yong tabled , Addamo had the and they chopped it up.
Mikita Badziakouski was one of the shorter stacks, but he has doubled again and he is back on a fifty big blind stack.
Badziakouski raised from the hijack to 380,000 and big blind Tobias Ziegler called.
The flop came down and Ziegler check-called a bet of 800,000. The turn was the and Ziegler checked again to Badziakouski. This time he moved all in for a total of 3,750,000 and Ziegler made the call after about a minute.
The river was the and Badziakouski had the best hand after all the cards were dealt.
Paul Phua raised to 375,000 on the button with the and Dominik Nitsche called in the big blind with the . The flop gave Nitsche a flushdraw and he checked, Phua continued for 400,000 with around 2,600,000 behind. Nitsche called and the followed on the turn to give Phua top pair.
Nitsche checked once more and Phua fired a second barrel for 800,000, which resulted in the check-shove of Nitsche with his flushdraw and gutshot straight draw. Phua called it off and the river improved Nitsche to a winning flush.
Richard Yong was involved in a pretty big pot with Christoph Vogelsang. There was already well over 1,500,000 in the pot when the board was dealt.
Yong check-called a bet of 850,000 on the turn and Yong checked again once the river was dealt. Vogelsang bet enough to put Yong all in, for a total of 2,400,000. Yong called within a couple of seconds and opened up , which was more than enough to beat the of Vogelsang.
Igor Kurganov opened to 360,000 and Adrian Mateos defended his big blind.
The flop came and both players checked. The turn was the . Mateos bet 800,000 and Kurganov called.
The river was the . Mateos tanked before moving all in for 2.85m. Kurganov quickly called but pulled a face when shown the of his opponent. Kurganov held and the river was the meaning Mateos doubled up.
Koray Aldemir squeezed to 540,000 preflop with the from the hijack and Martin Kabrhel called with the in late position. On the flop, Kabrhel checked and called a bet of 500,000 to see the on the turn, giving him an additional flush draw.