Sander Hauser opened the action with a raise to 250,000 with the and Kimmo Kurko defended the big blind holding the . The flop provided the flush draw for Kurko and the top two pair for Hauser. Kurko checked it over to the Italian, who bet 350,000 and earned a call from the Finn.
The turn provided an additional gutshot for Kurko and he checked once more. Hauser bet 700,000 for a little bit more than half the pot. As a result, Kurko moved all-in for 2,800,000 and Hauser snap-called.
The on the river missed the double draw of Kurko and he had to settle for third place. According to the deal agreement, he takes home €39,800 and Hauser will enter heads-up with a commanding lead over Ventura Bolet.
A quick five-minute break is to follow and the heads-up duel will then commence with €13,800 in cash and a package for the next 888poker LIVE stop in Bucharest up for grabs to the winner.