Hand #24: First to act, Ivaylo Sivinov raised to 650,000 with the and that won the blinds and antes.
Hand #25: Jonathan Khalifa opened the action with a raise to 725,000 in the cutoff, holding the , and Makarios Avramidis in the big blind gave it some thought with the before letting go. Khalifa mucked his cards high in the air.
"I saw an ace," said Matous Skorepa.
"Nice fold, Sir," quipped Khalifa, to which Avramidis just laughed.
Hand #26: Avramidis limped in with the from the small blind and Sivinov raised to 725,000 with the in the big blind. Avramidis let go and Sivinov claimed the pot.
Hand #27: Florian Fuchs raised to 600,000 first to act and Sivinov called from the small blind. The flop came and Sivinov checked. Fuchs bet 550,000 and Sivinov check-raised to 1,225,000 and Fuchs moved all in. Sivinov asked for a count and called when the shove was deemed to be 5,580,000.
Neither the turn nor the river changed anything and Fuchs doubled into the chip lead.
Right after at the end of the level, the players headed into an unscheduled 15-minute break.