The field is down to just 131 players with the top 129 paid at least an $1,512 min-cash. The action on some of the table is paused while the other tables complete their current hands.
Mourad Amokrane raised to 11,000 and it folded to the big blind who raised it to 35,000, with only 3,000 behind. Amokrane reraised and the big blind called with his last chips:
The board was dealt, giving a straight on the river to Amokrane to eliminate his opponent and take another bounty.
All the chips went in the middle preflop between Alex Soza in the blinds, at risk for his last 44,000 and Dylan Weisman who had made the call.
The board gave , improving Soza's hand into quads to give him the double up as the bubble approaches.
The board read in a heads-up situation when Diogo Veiga bet 5,000 and raced a raised from the button for 22,000. Veiga tanked for some time and eventually folded, showing a for trips. His opponent revealed and for trips with king kicker and took down the pot.
In a three-way pot, the flop read and Anthony Zinno shoved in the small blind for a remaining stack around 23000. Matthew Mlsna raised it to 60,000 and the last player involved took a minute before folding.
The turn gave the flush to Mlsna and Zinno made his way to the exit after the completed the board.
- Slepe stave:
The 144 players left are now sent to the last 15-minute break of the day.
On a board , all the chips went in the middle between Behnam Esfahanizadeh, all in for 106,000 and his opponent who had him covered.
Esfahanizadeh held for a set of kings while his opponent had for two pair. The river improved Esfahanizadeh's hand into a full house and he took down the big pot.
The flop showed with a pot containing around 29,000 when Kao "Flexx" Saechao checked from the big blind and Kelly Holes bet 20,000. Saechao potted for 89,000, putting Holes into a decision.
After some thinking, Holes eventually folded and Saechao quickly revealed for a wrap.