Nicolas Cottin raised to 1,600,000 from under the gun and Alejandro Lococo three-bet shoved all in on the button. Cottin took the better part of three minutes before calling it off for 12,100,000 total.
The board ran out and Cottin made his way to the payout desk in seventh place.
Jon Kyte raised to 1,200,000 in middle position, Alejandro Lococo three-bet shoved from the big blind and Kyte immediately slammed a stack of chips in, indicating a call for 9,650,000 total.
The flop was fantastic for Kyte, leaving Lococo with just one of the remaining sixes in the deck and a backdoor straight draw. That draw opened up on the turn, bringing some concern on the Norwegian's face.
"Papo MC" bricked the river when the landed and Kyte's aces held for the double-up.
Jon Kyte raised to 1,000,000 from middle position and Alejandro Lococo called from the cutoff. Alexandre Reard three-bet shoved around 8,000,000 on the button, Bartolomeo Tato came over the top from the small blind, and both Kyte and Lococo gave up their hands.
Shortly after doubling up his Italian adversary, Reard found himself in another big clash with Tato, this time for his tournament life. The dealer fanned out to seal Reard's fate, sending him to the rail in 9th place.
Bartolomeo Tato may have recently been in the danger zone, but after a double up and more, he's now soaring with Maverick and Goose in the chip counts.
Alejandro Lococo opened the action with a raise to 1.25 million in early position, which was called in middle position by Alexandre Reard. Tato then moved all-in from the cutoff for 5.7 million.
From there, Yann Nasser went deep into the tank for over three minutes before folding, later saying he folded . Action folded back to Lococo who thought briefly, then folded what he later said was . Reard then snap-called and flipped over his hand to put Tato at risk.
The flop brought Tato some help, and if Lococo's claim of folding queen-jack was true, the case fell on the turn to give Tato a stranglehold on the hand. The fell on the river to lock it up for Tato who earned a huge boost to his stack, while Reard is now on one of the short stacks.