Two eliminations took place just before the break.
In the first, a player raised and Dimitar Danchev got the last of his chips all in on a flop of holding the , which was in bad shape against the of Team PokerStars Pro Theo Jorgensen. The turn and river both blanked, and that was all she wrote for Jorgensen.
In another hand, Ronny Kaiser three-bet shoved for 70,000 or so from the small blind with and received a call from Oleh Okhotskyi, who held the . The board ran out and Kaiser was felled just shy of Level 13.