Vlad-Stefan Lache raised to 1,500 from the button and was called by Sami Kelopuro.
The flop came with the , Lache continued with a bet of 990 which Kelopuro check-called.
The turn was the and Kelopuro checked again. Lache bet 3,885 and was called again.
The river completed the board with the for Kelopuro to check for the final time. Lache shoved for 35,446 after a short tank. Kelopuro called with the for the six-high straight but Lache held the for the eight-high straight and double-up.
Arthur Conan raised to 1,250 from the button and Stuart Wallensteen three-bet to 5,000 for Conan to call.
The flop came , Wallensteen continued with a bet of 5,000 which Conan called.
The turn was the and Wallensteen check-called the 6,250 bet of Conan.
The river completed the board with the and Wallensteen took a few seconds before opting to bet 21,212. Conan responded with a raise to 51,000 for Walleensteen to tank and then fold but he did show the for the full house.
Sami Kelopuro raised to 1,250 from the button and Vlad-Stefan Lache three-bet to 5,500 for Kelopuro to make the call.
The flop came , Lache continued with a bet of 3,620 for Kelopuro to take some time before raising it up to 12,760 which Lache called.
The turn was the and Lache opted to check. Kelopuro took a few seconds and then barreled a bet of 19,760 over the line and Lache called.
The river completed the board with the and Lache considered his options for a while before opting to check. Kelopuro shoved with the bigger stack for Lache to fold.
Aleksejs Ponakovs raised to 8,000 from the button and Renan Bruschi defended. Bruschi check-called the 16,000 continuation-bet of Ponakovs on the flop. They both checked through the on the turn to the on the river. Bruschi checked for the final time but Ponakovs shoved for 71,958. Bruschi tanked for a while but called with the for two pair. Ponakovs tabled the for the higher ones to double up.
Bruschi was left with 8,804 which he first doubled up with with the against the of Ponakovs on the board. He then doubled again with the against the of Ponakovs. The board read when all the cards were dealt for Bruschi to had hit two pair.
But in the end, Ponakovs shoved from the button and Bruschi called for the 44,336 he had behind.
The board ran out for Ponakovs to flop top pair immediately and avoid the straight Bruschi could have rivered to earn the last spot in the money stages.
Viktor Kudinov shoved for 95,118 from the button and Carlos Chadha made the call.
The flop came for Kudinov to flop a set but the turn was the for Chadha to hit the nut-flush before the completed the board.
The chips have been flying all over the place but the players in the two remaining matches have evened out their stacks now:
Carlos Chadha limped in on the button and Viktor Kudinov put him all-in. Chadha called for the 29,926 he had behind.
The board ran out for Chadha to stay alive with the snowmen.
Mirza Muhovic shoved from the button and Roland Rokita made the call for the 25,395 he had left.
The board ran out for Muhovic to flop top pair and improve to two pair on the turn to eliminate Rokita.