The third Spanish player in a row to join the rail after dinner was Paul. Within two hands thew satack of the Spaniard vanished, and both time he got it in ahead only to end up second best.
First Mathieu Papineau doubled through him with versus thanks to a board of and Paul was down to fewer than five big blinds.
Paul then got it in with the and Papineau looked him up with . Tadini called out the bad beat by asking for a three after the turn and sure enough the fell on the river.
Paul could all but shake his head before exiting the tournament area.