From under the gun, Shawn Buchanan raised to 6,500. Dan Fleyshman three-bet from the next seat in the cutoff and made it 20,000. Action folded back to Buchanan and he thought for a bit before announcing that he was all in. Buchanan was all in for over 200,000 and had Fleyshman's 185,000 remaining chips covered. Fleyshman tanked long and hard, but eventually folded and Buchanan won the pot.
With just about 45,000 chips left in front of him, Joseph Elpayaa looked down at and made the open-shove from middle position. In the small blind, Shawn Buchanan asked for the count, then made the call with his poised for the knockout.
Elpayaa found a pair on the flop, but it wasn't enough as the board has sent him on his way in 22nd place.
Joel Nordkvist just busted Will "The Thrill" Failla. Failla was all in preflop with the . Nordkvist held the .
The board ran out and Failla headed for the exit.
Mattias Bergstrom was all in from the small blind with the versus the for Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi. The flop, turn and river ran out and Bergstrom headed to the rail.
Bruno Fitoussi has just doubled through Kent Lundmark when his proved too much for the former big stack's . The board ran out , and Fitoussi moves from about 70,000 up to about 140,000 once again.
While Fitoussi is rebounding, Lundmark is finding the going a bit tougher. He's still just fine with an above-average stack of about 180,000, but it's only about half his high point on the day.
Massimiliano Martinez was all in preflop with the against the for Noah Schwartz. The board gave no help to Martinez and he was eliminated.
Nobody was eliminated during the break either, and our final 24 players are back in their seats and back in action.
After a level that saw zero eliminations, the players have stepped away to regroup. They're on a 20-minute break, and we'll play on down to 16 players once they return.
Bryn Kenney began the day with just 10,000 chips -- a third of his starting stack -- and he's now in the hunt for the chip lead.
Michael Mizrachi led the betting on a flop, but he slowed down on the turn. Kenney took his cue to bet 12,400 at the pot, and Mizrachi didn't waste much time calling. The filled out the board, and Kenney kept the heat on with another bet worth 22,800. Mizrachi thought it over for a good while, but he eventually dropped the call into the pot.
Kenney's was a medium-strength hand, but it was good enough to take down the pot. Mizrachi flashed one card (possibly an eight of his own), then mucked his cards to drop to about 130,000.