Markus Leikkonen won the last pot of the previous level in a battle big blind versus button. Timothy Adams had raised to 188,000 and earned a call by Leikkonen. They checked to the river on which Leikkonen's bet of 148,800 was called. He tabled for two pair, which beat the of Adams.
After the blinds went up, Daniel Dvoress min-raised and called a three-bet to 700,000 by Christian Jeppsson. The flop was checked and Dvoress check-folded the turn when facing a bet worth 857,000.