Dario Sammartino limped for 5,000 and Martin Staszko raised to 10,000 from late position. The blinds folded and it got back to Sammartino who came out with a raise to 45,000. Staszko called the raise in position and they saw a flop of . Sammartino checked and when Staszko bet 35,000 Sammartino moved all in. Staszko called and showed against the of Sammartino. The final two cards were turn and river . Sammartino was out one off the bubble.
Davidi Kitai opened to 12,000 from the button before Michel Dattani made it 25,000 in the big blind. Kitai then four-bet, making it 88,000 and Dattani thought for about a minute before moving all in. Kitai quickly called.
Twice in the space of a few minutes, it was tens vs queens on this table. This time the queens would win as the board came making Kitai a full house. Dattani had about 15,000 remaining and was eliminated just a couple of hands later.
As the High Roller nears the cash bubble the EPT10 Deauville Main Event has already reached a final table today. Team PokerStars Pro Eugene Katchalov ended play second in chips, giving himself a great chance to complete his Triple Crown. Katchalov will have to catch up with Sotirios Koutoupas first, though. The Greek holds a third of the chips in play and is looking to better his runner-up spot at EPT9 Prague. If either win it will be a virgin EPT Main Event title for Ukraine or Greece respectively.
Albert Daher opened for 10,000 and was called by Dario Sammartino. Yann Dion to his left moved all in as did the next player Adrian Mateos Diaz. Daher and Sammartino folded and the cards were on their backs. Yann Dion had and the at risk player Diaz had , The board ran out and Diaz spiked a nine to double up.
Yurasov opened to 11,500 but was soon facing a push from Michael Tureniec. Yurasov decided against it, eventually folding after some heavy thinking.
The next hand he did go all in though. Seated under the gun he got his last 60,000 in with . Jon Spinks in the big blind decided to look him up. Spinks had the worse hand with but would soon receive help.
The on the flop wasn't much of a threat yet for the Russian player. The on the turn did mean trouble for him though as he now needed a jack to survive. No jack on the river, the on the river meant Yurasov was heading for the exit.