Hand #17: Sergio Fernandez opened to 125,000 from under the gun with and Ismael Bojang looked down at the in the big blind. Bojang called and the flop came . Bojang checked and Fernandez continued for 90,000. Bojang laid his hand down and Fernandez took down the pot.
Hand #18: Oleksandr Shcherbak raised to 120,000 from the hijack with and was called by Fernandez in the big blind with . The flop came and both players checked to the on the turn. Fernandez led out for 230,000 and Shcherbak called. The river paired the board with the and Fernandez fired another 480,000. Shcherbak tanked for a couple of minutes but eventually laid his hand down.
Hand #19: Shcherbak opened to 120,000 with from middle position and picked up the blinds and antes.
Hand #20 Peter Bstieler raised to 140,000 from middle position with but could not pick up any action.
Hand #21: Ismael Bojang shipped all-in from the hijack for 445,000 with and took down the pot.
Hand #1: Viliyan Petleshkov opened to 115,000 with from early position and picked up the blinds and antes.
Hand #2: The action was folded around to Ali Sameeian who raised to 100,000 with from the cutoff. The blinds folded and the pot was shipped to Sameeian.
Hand #3: Ismael Bojang raised all-in from the cutoff with but did not get any action.
Hand #4: Peter Bstieler opened to 115,000 with from early position and Viliyan Petleshkov gave some thought with in the small blind but gave up his hand. Bstielen took down another pot with no resistance.
Hand #5: Ismael Bojang announced all-in for 685,000 from middle position with and picked up the blinds and antes.
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Alexandre Viard moved all-in for 450,000 from middle position and Oleksandr Shcherbak pushed all-in over the top directly to his left. Everyone else folded and the two remaining hands were face up.
The flop came and Shcherbak was still out front and held the nut flush draw as well. The turn was the and the river landed the . Shcherbak's two pair with a king-kicker was good enough to eliminate Viard in tenth place.