Hand #54: No sooner had Thomas De Rooij been busted did we lose another!
Sebastian Malec made the call with from the button. So too did Uri Reichenstein in the small blind with . Adam Owen moved all in from the big blind with for 5,600,000 and when Sebastian Malec moved all-in over the top, Reichenstein folded.
The flop of saw Malec move to 76% favourite to win the hand, and the on the turn changed nothing. The river of didn't either, and that sent Adam Owen out of the EPT Barcelona Main Event in 3rd place for €646,250. A spectacular weekend for the Brit, but he just misses out on the heads-up fun.
Hand #53: Thomas de Rooij, down to his last three big blinds, shoved under the gun with . Sebastian Malec called from the small blind with , but Uri Reichenstein had different plans. With the optional , Reichenstein reraised to 3,300,000 and Malec quickly folded.
Due to Reichenstein's play, De Rooij was a 63% favourite to triple up. However, It wasn't meant to be for the Dutchman, as the board ran out . Reichenstein made a pair of threes to knock out De Rooij, ending the Dutchman's run in fourth place. De Rooij banked an astonishing €535,100 for his deep run in the EPT 13 Barcelona Main Event.
Hand #48: Uri Reichenstein raised to 700,000 under the gun with , picking up the blinds and hands.
Hand #49: Uri Reichenstein got a walk in the big blind.
Hand #50: Sebastian Malec limped in on the button with . Uri Reichenstein completed the small blind with and Thomas de Rooij checked with in the big blind.
The flop was , giving Reichenstein bottom pair. All players checked the flop. The turn was the , improving Malec to a better pair. Once again, all players checked, as they did on the river. Malec picked up the pot with a pair of sixes.
#Hand 51: Sebastian Malec limped in under the gun with . Uri Reichenstein raised to 900,000 on the button with , and Malec called. The flop gave Reichenstein top pair, and he took it down with a bet of 800,000.
#Hand 52: Uri Reichenstein raised under the gun and picked up the blinds and antes, moving him up to 30 million in chips.
While the new level puts the blinds up, the length of each level now starts to move down. There are just 75 minutes for the next two levels, after which there will be two hour-long levels, then 45 minutes for two more. That may very well do it.
Hand #43: After that incredible previous hand, Adam Owen shoves for 11 big blinds with and gets it through. He'll need to keep that aggression up to play himself back into contention.
Hands #44 -#46: With a series of raise and takes, Uri Reichenstein maintains a large lead and is up to 107BB. That's almost ten times what Adam Owen has and the British player desperately needs a double-up. The last one was with blind-on-blind against Thomas De Rooij with a shove from the small blind.
Hand #47: Thomas De Rooij moved all-in with from the small blind for 4,875,000 and Adam Owen called with the in the big blind.
With Adam Owen at risk, he needed to hold, and to raucous cheers from both the British and Dutch rails, the board of saw Adam Owen double-up. He is now right back in it with 22 big blinds, but Thomas De Rooij goes to the break that has just been started with just 5 bigs and a dream.