In a battle of the blinds, Aku "Aku1206" Joentausta made it 60,000 to go and was called by Andreas "Skjervoy" Torbergsen in the big blind. A continuation bet for 60,000 by Joentaustafollowed on the flop, which triggered a raise to 300,000 by Torbergsen. Moments later, the 353,206 of Joentausta were in the middle and the instant call of Torbergsen followed.
Aku "Aku1206" Joentausta:
Andreas "Skjervoy" Torbergsen:
The turn took away some outs of Torbergsen while adding others with the gutshot straight draw. He ended up hitting both draws with the to eliminate Joentausta in 8th place and finish the day as the chip leader.
All chip counts of the seven finalists along with a recap of today's action are to follow.