Viliyan Petleshkov raised to 115,000 from the hijack, Walter Treccarichi was next to act and shoved all in. Peter Bstieler, in the big blind, asked how much the all-in was for. The dealer counted the chips and confirmed that Treccarichi still had 275,000 in front of him. After some careful consideration by Bstieler, he decided to fold. Petleshkov called.
The board ran out - Treccarichi's queens stay alive and he doubled up.
Oleksandr Shcherbak shipped all-in for 350,000 and was called by Peter Bstieler. Shcherbak tabled and Bstieler showed . The board ran out and Shcherbak doubled up leaving Bstieler as the short stack.
In the next hand, Bstieler moved all-in for 335,000 from middle position and Sergio Fernandez shipped all-in over the top from the small blind. Serge Danis was in the big blind and folded . Bstieler turned over and was up against the of Fernandez. The board ran out and Bstieler doubled up to where he was in the previous hand.
Carlo Savinelli raised to 100,000 from under the gun and the action was folded around to Peter Bstieler in the big blind who moved his last 265,000 into the pot. Savinelli wasted no time in calling and the cards were tabled.
The dealer fanned the flop of and Bstieler out-flopped Savinelli making two pair. The turn brought the and the river was the . Another short stack found a way to double up and the unofficial final table continues.
The action was folded to Oleksandr Shcherbak who moved all-in for his last 160,000. Ali Sameeian called from the small blind and Ismael Bojang called in the big blind.
The flop came and both players checked to the on the turn. Sameeian checked again and Bojang bet 125,000. Sameeian folded and Bojang turned over . Shcherbak tabled his and would need to hit a spade on the river to stay alive.
Sure enough, the completed the board and Shcherbak earned himself a triple up to remain ten-handed.
Walter Treccarichi shoved all in for his remaining 180,000 from the under-the-gun position. Oleksandr Shcherbak, in mid-position, also shoved all in, having Treccarichi covered. All the other players folded.
The board ran out - even though Shcherbak hit an ace on the flop, the fourth heart on the turn gave Treccarichi a flush and the better hand to double up with.