|Blinds||60,000 / 120,000|
Action folded around to Marc "Face-O" Carola who shoved from the small blind for a total of 354,760 and Joao Vieira called, putting Carola at risk.
Marc "Face-O" Carola:
The board ran out clean for Vieira as spread out on the community, leaving Carola short of a winning hand as Vieira sent another to the rail.
Joao Vieira open-shoved from the cutof and Stephen Chidwick called for less in the big blind, putting his 242,778 into the middle.
The flop came down and Chidwick was still leading the race. A left Vieira in need of a bullet or Chidwick was going to double. An unlikely landed on the river, giving Vieira a pair of aces to take down the pot and send Chidwick out on the bubble.
Joao Vieira opened to 50,000 from the button and Juan Pardo Dominguez shoved from the small blind for almost a million. Vieira called for less, putting his 705,374 in.
Juan Pardo Dominguez:
The board rolled out and Vieira took it down with his ace-high, jumping into the lead.
The remaining players will now be taking a five-minute break.
Fedor Holz opened to 42,000 from the button and Ivan "zufo16" Zufic called in the big blind to see the flop. Zufic check-called a bet of 63,000 from Holz and a peeled off on the turn.
Zufic checked once more to Holz who again fired, this time for 130,000 and Zufic check-called.
A landed on the river, both players checked and Holz showed for two pair but it was not enough when Zufic turned over , giving him three johnnies and more than enough to take down the pot.
The tournament is now just two spots away from the money and will be played hand-for-hand until the bubble has popped.