Hand #68: Dario Sammartino made it 180,000 with on the button, and Erik Seidel defended the big blind with . He flopped bottom pair on and check-called 125,000. Sammartino bet 175,000 on the turn, and that got Seidel out.
Hand #69: Max Altergott opened to 180,000 with , and Igor Kurganov called with in the big blind. Action checked through the , and Kurganov bet 275,000 on the turn. Altergott called, and Kurganov bet 675,000 on the . Altergott considered only briefly before mucking.
Hand #70: Sammartino opened for a min-raise holding the , and Kurganov made it 450,000 from the small blind with . Sammartino folded.
Hand #71: Seidel moved all in with in the cutoff for 740,000 and took it down.
Hand #72: Altergott raised to 180,000 with on the button, and Dzmitry Urbanovich called with in the big blind. Altergott's 115,000 won on the flop.