Holger Bansner raised to 120,000 first to act and Bertram Bechtold moved all in for around 650,000 from one seat over. Once the action was back on Bansner, he glanced over and asked "are you strong?" Bechtold, who had not played a hand in a long time, replied "very strong," but Bansner called briefly after.
There was no help on the board of and Bechtold was eliminated in 10th place for €2,546. A short break to set up the unofficial final table of the last nine is to follow.