|Blinds||1,500,000 / 3,000,000|
With the recent elimination of Joey Weissman, the unofficial final table is set and the final nine players are now gathering at one table. Here is how they stack up:
|5||Justin Bonomo||United States||27,550,000|
|6||Roberto Romanello||United Kingdom||34,000,000|
Guillaume Diaz just recently doubled through Joey Weissman after making the nut flush on the turn and he was back at it again against Joseph Cheong. Diaz opened to 725,000 from under the gun and Cheong moved all in for around 3,400,000 in the big blind. Diaz asked for a count and then made the call.
The flop came and Diaz remained in the lead with his pair of fives. The turn brought the and the river was the as Diaz held on to eliminate Cheong.
Daniel Dvoress raised it up to 525,000 on the button and Justin Bonomo defended from the big blind. On a flop of , Bonomo check-called a bet of 900,000 from Dvoress.
The turn was the and Bonomo checked again. Dvoress bet 3,500,000 and Bonomo still called to see the on the river. Both players opted to check the river and Bonomo turned over for a pair of tens. Dvoress tabled for a pair of queens and scooped the pot.
The players and tournament staff have agreed to make the levels 45 minutes going forward in order to finish the tournament in a timely manner. The recent eliminations are Steve O'Dwyer, Aleks Dimitrov, and Gianluca Speranza.
All of the action has been focused at one table with three all-ins in a matter of a few minutes. First, it was Mustapha Kanit adding to his lead by eliminating Thomas Muehloecker in 16th place.
A couple of hands later, Joao Simao raised to 375,000 on the button and Daniel Dvoress three-bet to 1,300,000 in the big blind. Simao four-bet shoved all in for 7,680,000 and Dvoress called. Simao turned over and was flipping against the of Dvoress. The board ran out and Simao held on for the full double up.
In the very next hand, Orpen Kisacikoglu found himself at risk for around 3,000,000 with pocket nines against the of Adrian Mateos. The flop of had Kisacikoglu out front, but the on the turn paired Mateos' ace. The river was the and Kisacikoglu headed to the rail in 15th place.
|Table 98||Player||Table 108||Player|
|1||Garik Tamasian||1||Thomas Muehloecker|
|2||Roberto Romanello||2||Adrian Mateos|
|3||Justin Bonomo||3||Ginaluca Speranza|
|4||Aleks Dimitrov||4||Joao Simao|
|5||Joseph Cheong||5||Benjamin Pollak|
|6||Steve O'Dwyer||6||Daniel Dvoress|
|7||Guillaume Diaz||7||Orpen Kisacikoglu|
|8||Joey Weissman||8||Mustapha Kanit|