With a payjump of almost €3,000 between 32nd and 31st, Miguel Riera tried everything he could to make it with his short stack. Riera had been stalling for the past twenty minutes and had the clock called on him multiple times already.
In his final hand, Riera raised to 60,000, leaving himself with just 5,000 behind. Armin Mette reraised all in for 196,000 behind him. Back on Riera, the Spaniard once again wanted to take copious amounts of time.
His tablemates and the tournament staff were having none of it though. Riera instantly got the clock called on him and the brush gave him just 30 seconds to act, due to prior behavior.
At the end of his slashed timebank, he flicked the extra chips in holding and Mette had . The board provided no help for Riera, who's attempt to ladder up eventually failed. All the remaining players are now guaranteed €15,540.