|Блайндове||100,000 / 200,000|
There are just under two minutes left in the current level and the action is expected to start shortly, along with the player introductions. As of the next level, the duration will increase to 60 minutes.
|Seat||Player||Country||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|4||Derek Reid||United Kingdom||850,000||11|
Cristian Matei moved all in for 575,000 in the small blind and Bogdan Nicolae in the big blind asked for a count, reluctantly called without using a time bank.
The minor kicker advantage played a crucial role as the board came to eliminate Matei in 10th place for €5,900. All remaining nine players will now be on a short break to set up the unofficial nine-handed final table.
Within quick succession, another two all in showdowns took place on different tables.
Helder Ferreira open-jammed the small blind and Nicolae Suciu snap-called from the big blind for 745,000.
The board came and Suciu doubled, leaving Ferreira short once more.
Over on the other table, Mihai Gheonu defended his big blind against the raise of Darius Neagoe in under the gun and the stacks went in after the turn. Gheonu already had the check mark with for the flopped straight, and Neagoe took a big hit with . A meaningless came on the river and Gheonu doubled for 895,000.
Ran Shahar pushed from the small blind for 530,000 and Mihai Gheonu called in the big blind for almost half of his stack.
Gheonu flopped best on , but the turn and river run out gave Shahar the superior two pair.
Right after, Gheonu got his last chips in with the and flipped against Aldo Monteleone with . The board came and Gheonu doubled right back.
Darius Neagoe opened the cutoff and called the shove of Aldo Monteleone on the button for 785,000.
The board came and Monteleone doubled with a full house.
Almost at the same time as Jose Manuel Planells Castillo, Raoul Iancovici ended up all in from the button for around 700,000 on the other table and Darius Neagoe quickly called in the big blind.
The board ended Iancovici's run, and since he had used a time bank before making his decision, the showdown ended later to see Iancovici out in 11th place for €5,900.
In a battle of the blinds, Jose Manuel Planells Castillo pushed for 660,000 and Bogdan Nicolae made the call.
Jose Manuel Planells Castillo:
The board came and Nicolae spiked the queen on the river to eliminate Planells Castillo in 12th place for €5,070.
Darius Neagoe raised to 120,000 on the button and called the shove of Aldo Monteleone in the small blind for 430,000.
The board came and Monteleone doubled.
"Did I win?" he asked somewhat surprised and it was pointed out that he had hit a straight.