"HITRII999" opened to 82,400 and was called by fellow Russian player "Nes1989" on the button and Pedro "pvigar" Garagnani in the big blind. The flop fell and Garagnani check-folded to a continuation bet worth 102,102 and the call by "Nes1989".
"HITRII999" slowed down on the turn and check-called for 280,000, which led them to the river. "HITRII999" checked once more and "Nes1989" bet 720,000 with 770,871 behind. That triggered a check-raise to 1.6 million by "HITRII999" and "Nes1989" called all-in.
They revealed for the nut straight but "HITRII999" had that beat with for the effective nuts. And just like that, the money bubble has burst and the remaining 20 players are now on a break until Saturday, August 28.
The full chip counts and a recap of today's action are to follow.