Dario Sammartino and Robert Haigh had got to the river of a board reading . Dario Sammartino bet 14,000 and was faced by an all-in from Haigh. Sammartino wanted a count and found it was 53,900 total. He stared his opponent down and made the call. Haigh had but Sammartino had made the correct call with with two pair on a coordinated board.
Minutes before Kevin MacPhee had busted his short stack and has already fired his second bullet so won’t be back.
Adrian Mateos Diaz raised preflop to 4,200 and Martin Schleich flat-called before Sergio Aido squeezed to 14,000 behind them. Diaz folded folded but Schleich then came over the top with a back-raise to about 27,000. Aido moved all in and the former EPT Barcelona winner quickly called.
The board came and both players made full houses but Aido's was slightly bigger and he doubled up while Schleich lost half his stack.
Jorma Nuutinen opened from the cut off to 5,000 and faced a three-bet from small blind Martin Staszko to 12,200. Back to Nuutinen who four-bet to 24,000 and that was that as Staszko released his cards.
Davidi Kitai opened for 5,500 and Rasmus Agerskov moved all in for his last 33,000. Steve O’Dwyer re-shoved for a bigger amount and Kitai folded his hand. Agerskov had made his move with a medium ace hand but his timing was a bit off, running into the of O’Dwyer. The cards fell and Agerskov hit his nine to double up and leave O’Dwyer short.
Crippled, O'Dwyer's remaining chips went in preflop against Yann Dion and Kitai in the blinds. Dion bet Kitai out of the pot on a flop and the French-Canadian's dominated O'Dwyer's on the rest of the board which ran out and .
On a final board reading Dario Sammartino had bet 50,000 and it was Albert Daher’s turn to act. They were the only two players left to contest the pot and Daher mulled over the decision. It took a minute of two but he put in some chips to indicate a call. Sammartino asked him, “You got it?” Daher shook his head. Sammartino turned over for the bluff and Daher’s was good.
Lebanese player Albert Daher continues to head in the right direction. He has just knocked out Ihar Soika with against . It looked as though the money had mostly gone in on the flop or turn of a board.
Nikolay Losev raised to 5,500 preflop and was called by Alexander Dovzhenko before Eric Sfez made it 15,000 from the blinds. Losev and Dovzhenko both called to see an all-spade flop of . Sfez fired a bet of 15,000 and Losev clicked it to 30,000 while Dovzhenko got out of the way.
Sfez then three-bet to 60,000 and Losev called to see the on the turn. Sfez bet 90,000 and Losev committed his entire stack (which turned out to be 90,200).
Sfez was behind but he could catch an ace, queen or spade to win the pot but the river was the , the blankiest blank possible. Losev is the new chip leader.