Danny Tang made it 170,000 to go first to act and Hossein Ensan called out of the big blind. On a flop of , Ensan checked and Tang bet 130,000. Ensan was having none of it and check-raised to 575,000, which Tang called a few seconds before his shot clock had run down.
The turn went check, check, and Ensan also checked the on the river. Tang bet 630,000 and Ensan folded to drop to the bottom of the counts after spending quite some time near the top throughout the day thus far.
In the last three hands before the dinner break, Sergio Aido moved all in twice and Liwei Sun moved in on the final hand. Hossein Ensan was involved three times: Aido shoved twice over his open and Ensan folded the big blind in the last hand against Sun's small blind shove.
Ben Heath raised to 125,000 and scooped the blinds and antes. His next open raise to 125,000 saw Orpen Kisacikoglu shove all in from one seat over and Heath folded.
Hossein Ensan raised to 125,000 from the cutoff and Kisacikoglu came along from the big blind. On a flop of , Kisacikoglu checked and called a bet worth 175,000 by Ensan. The turn and river brought no betting action from either player and Kisacikoglu tabled the as winning hand.
Danny Tang made it 140,000 to go from under the gun and Roman Emelyanov in the hijack, Sergio Aido on the button and Hossein Ensan in the big blind called. The flop came and it was checked to Aido, who bet 175,000. Only Tang called before both checked the turn and river.
Tang showed and Aido mucked with the words "you are good, pocket nines."