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Four players took a flop of , including Anton Iaroslavskii, Jeremy Wray, Adrian Bussman, and Jose Pineda. The action checked to Bussman, who fired out 81,000, and Pineda moved all in for 390,000. Iaroslavskii and Wray both folded, and Bussman called.
The turn and river bricked out , respectively, and Pineda was eliminated.
Kyle Sorel opened to 25,000 from early position, Josh Prager three-bet all in for 104,000 out of the small blind, and Sorel called.
The flop changed nothing, but the spiked on the turn, giving Sorel a pair of queens. The on the river was no help to Prager, and he exited the main stage to go and collect his winnings.
Max Silver has scored yet another elimination this level, as James St Hilaire has fallen at his hands.
St Hilaire's final hand began when Silver opened to 25,000 from early position. Action folded around to St Hilaire in the small blind and he announced a 190,000 all in bet. Silver called with and was racing with St Hilaire's .
The flop came down and Silver's tens remained in the lead. The fell on the turn, leaving St Hilaire searching for an ace or a king on the river. The was what finished the board, though, and St Hilaire was sent to the rail. Silver dragged in the pot and now sits on 2 million in chips.
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Renato Almeida raised to 25,000 from UTG+1 and action folded all of the way around to start-of-day chip leader Max Silver in the small blind. He popped it up to 66,000 and it came back to Almeida who four-bet shipped all in for 310,000. Silver called and the hands were revealed.
Almeida showed but needed to improve against Silver's . The dealer produced a board that read , failing to improve Almeida's hand and eliminating him from play.
Silver raked in the chips and now has about 1.77 million to his name.
Over on the feature table, Antoine Saout and Jorge Breda took a flop of , and Saout check-called a bet of 38,000. The turn card was the , Breda checked, Saout fired out 97,000, and Breda moved all in for 250,000. Saout called.
The bricked off on the river, and Breda was eliminated.
Rudy Blondeau popped it up to 27,000 on the button, Jorge Ribeiro three-bet all in for 213,000 out of the small blind, and Blondeau called.
Ribeiro successfully doubled as the board ran out , chipping up to 452,000 chips. Blondeau fell to 260,000.