Brian Delaney opened to 250,000 from under the gun with the and Fabrice Bigot gave it some thought with the but folded on the button. Henri Kasper in the big blind called with the and had fewer than one million behind to the flop.
Kasper checked to Delaney, who bet 150,000, and the Estonian used one time bank card, then slid his cards into the muck.
Konstantin Held raised to 240,000 from under the gun with the and Denzel Spekman called on the button with the . Fabrice Bigot in the big blind went into the tank with the and three-bet to 1,000,000.
That forced out Held but Spekman had other plans. He carefully counted his chips for a few seconds and then announced all-in for 2,630,000 total, sending Bigot into the tank once more. One time bank of Bigot vanished before the Frenchman opted to fold.
Denzel Spekman raised to 240,000 on the button with the and Razvan Belea in the small blind three-bet to 820,000 with . It folded back to Spekman, who quickly got out of the way.
Peter Jorgne then opened to 250,000 with the in the hijack for the next hand. Fabrice Bigot called in the small blind with the and Konstantin Held let go of in the big blind. The flop missed the open-raiser but Jorgne bet 250,000 regardless, picking up a check-call by Bigot.
That led them to the turn, on which Bigot checked again with Jorgne checking it back. Neither player improved with the river and Bigot checked a third time in a row. Jorgne knuckled it back and the pot was sent to the last Frenchman in contention.
After Johan Schultz-Pedersen raised to 200,000 in the hijack, Razvan Belea three-bet to 570,000 on the button. Action folded back to Schultz-Pedersen who moved all in for 2,250,000 and Belea called.
The came in the window for Belea, followed by the and . The turn was the and the river was the , bringing no help to Schultz-Pedersen who despite surviving earlier after his outstanding fold was eliminated in 8th place.
Razvan Belea limped out of the small blind with the and then called a raise to 400,000 by Fabrice Bigot in the big blind, who had the . Neither player connected with the flop and checked to the turn, as they did to the river.
Belea checked again and Bigot then eventually bet 300,000 into a pot of 900,000. That was enough to win the pot as Belea opted to fold.