Ankit Ahuja had called the raise of Antoine Goutard preflop from the big blind.
The flop came and Ahuja check-called the bet of Goutard who was sitting in mid-position.
The turn was the on which Ahuja check-called again.
The river completed the board with the and Ahuja checked for the last time. Goutard continued with a bet of 90,000 into the pot that contained around 120,000 already. Ahuja responded with a shove of 264,000 which sent Goutard into the tank. After a while, Goutard decided to make the call. Ahuja flipped over and rapped the table when he saw Goutard had . Ahuja was sent to the payout desk while Goutard grabbed the chip lead with this monster pot.
Julien Martini raised to 20,000 from mid-position and was called by Alberto Bari in the big blind.
The flop came , Bari check-called the 16,000 continuation-bet of Martini.
The turn brought them the , Bari checked again and Martini barreled another bet over the line, now for 44,000. Bari took a few seconds and then folded. The PokerStars Players Championship runner-up picked up the pot to now take him to over 500,000.
The floor has just confirmed that the players will play three full levels before a 20-minute break will take place. Then another three levels of 40 minutes will take place before the remaining players will be sent for a 75-minute dinner break.