The remaining 169 players are heading on their last 15-minute break of the night. Late registration will officially be closed when the cards go back in the air.
A massive pot was brewing between Adrian Galipienso and Maria Lampropulos in the middle of the room. With around 200,000 in the middle and the board reading , Galipienso led out for 100,000 in the small blind. Lampropulos called and the completed the board.
Galipienso shoved all in for 208,000 and Lampropulos went into the think-tank. Players started to stand up around the table to stretch their legs and the decision was creeping in on nearly eight minutes. As the level wound down, Lampropulos finally made the call.
Galipienso turned over for a straight and Lampropulos was forced to show her for just ace-high after missing a flush draw. Galipienso raked in a monster pot to move towards the 800,000 chip mark.
Alexandros Kolonias bet the turn for 45,000 in late position and was called by Fengju Sun on the button. The fell on the river and Kolonias now bet 95,000, which was for almost the entire stack of Sun. A call would follow and Kolonias tabled for flopped trips kings to drag in a very healthy pot.
Mustafa Jukovic limped in from the middle position and Han Kuo shoved from the cutoff for his last 34,000. Action folded back to Jukovic who made the call.
The flop came for them both to hit a pair but keep Kuo ahead.
The rest of the board was completed with the on the turn and the on the river to double Kuo up.
Joining the action on the turn, Warwick Mirzikinian bet 25,000 once Quan Zhou had checked to him and picked up a call to see the on the river.
Both now opted to check and Zhou tabled for a busted straight draw while Mirzikinian had that beat with the for queens and fours.
Julian Thomas took some chips from Jan-Peter Jachtmann's stack which still is one of the biggest in the field.
Thomas shoved preflop for 93,000 and Jachtmann opted to call to threaten Thomas' tournament life.
The board ran out and Thomas doubled up.
With 82,000 in the middle and the board showing , Julien Martini had checked and Mustafa Jukovic moved all in for the final 47,000. Martini gave it some consideration and made the call, tabling to play the board.
A stunned Jukovic tabled his and chopped.
"How can you call?" Jukovic gasped, jumped out of his seat and sat back down.
There was around 100,000 in the middle already and the dealer fanned the flop of . Julian Menhardt started with a check from the small blind and Warwick Mirzikinian tossed in a bet of 45,000 in the big blind. Nicola Angelini raised to 115,000 on the button and Menhardt jammed all in for 229,000. Mirzikinian folded and Angelini made the call.
Menhardt had a comfortable lead with a set of deuces but the on the turn provided a sweat as Angelini picked up some outs. The on the river was safe for Menhardt who earned himself a double up.