The remaining 16 players are heading on another 15-minute break.
|Blinds||100,000 / 200,000|
With just over a minute, play has resumed for the final two tables. The number of big blinds each player has is based on the next level which features a small blind of 20,000, big blind of 40,000, and big blind ante of 40,000.
|Table 1||Chip Counts||Big Blinds||Table 2||Chip Counts||Big Blinds|
|1||Charlie Carrel||775,000||19||Jorryt van Hoof||400,000||10|
|2||Laszlo Bujtas||1,410,000||35||Pedro Marques||875,000||22|
|3||Michael Soyza||900,000||23||Daniel Dvoress||600,000||15|
|4||Gakuto "Gackt" Oshiro||740,000||19||Alex Komaromi||800,000||20|
|5||Jean-Noel Thorel||800,000||20||Tsugunari Toma||370,000||9|
|6||James Chen||705,000||18||Juan Pardo||1,100,000||28|
|7||Hiroshi Nishiyama||145,000||4||Steven van Zadelhoff||290,000||7|
|8||Sergio Aido||1,550,000||39||Job Greben||375,000||9|
Francisco Benitez shoved from under the gun for 288,000 and action folded to Sergio Aido in the big blind who made the call.
The board ran out for Aido to hit top pair on the flop to eliminate Benitez as the first player in the money for €44,480.
The last sixteen players will now be redrawn to the final two tables. The seat draw and their chip counts are to follow.
Benjamin Pollak moved all in for 192,000 on the button and Steven van Zadelhoff gave it some thought from the small blind but decided to fold. Charlie Carrel, however, much to the demise of Pollak, made the call from the big blind.
The flop came to give Carrel a flush draw to go with his two live cards. The turn was the and Carrel made his flush, leaving Pollak drawing dead to the on the river.
Jean-Noel Thorel completed his small blind and James Chen opted to check in the big blind.
They both checked through the flop to the on the turn. Thorel bet 30,000 and Chen called.
The river completed the board with the and they both checked again for Thorel to pick up the small pot with for the set of kings.
Michael Soyza shoved on the button and Elio Fox called for his last 237,000 in the big blind.
The flop came for Soyza to pair the board up. The rest of the board was completed with the on the turn and the on the river for Fox to get eliminated in 18th place with 17 players getting paid.
Charlie Carrel was looking to abuse the money bubble and shoved all in from the hijack with the rest of the table covered. Sergio Aido snap-called off his stack of 406,000 in the cutoff and the rest of the table folded.
Aido was in good shape to double up and the flop of changed none of that. The on the turn gave Carrel some straight outs but the on the river sent the double up to Aido.
Pavlo Kolinkovskyi raised on the button and Charlie Carrel shoved in the small blind. Sergio Aido folded his big blind and Kolinkovskyi shoved which Carrel snap-called,
The board ran out for them both to flop a pair but keep Carrel ahead with the higher one to bring the field down to 19 players.
Hand-for-hand play will commence now to prevent slow play.
Jean-Noel Thorel opened to 60,000 in the hijack and James Chen three-bet to 200,000 from the cutoff. The action folded back to Thorel who just called to see a flop of .
Thorel instantly jammed all in for 234,000 and Chen dipped into the tank. After using one of his time banks, Chen elected to lay his hand down and Thorel stacked the chips.