Patrick Kennedy opened to 8,000 on the button and Julien Martini three-bet to 22,000. Kennedy called and the flop of hit the felt. Martini continued for another 22,000 and Kennedy jammed all in for around 105,000 which Martini quickly called.
Kennedy flopped a straight and flush draw but a on the turn and a on the river were of no help and Martini advanced to the next round.
Henri Puustinen raised to 8,000 and Ali Imsirovic called.
The flop came and both players checked.
On the turn both players checked again.
The river fell the , Imsirovic bet 28,000 and Puustinen folded.
Imsirovic takes the small pot but still faces an uphill battle
Julien Martini raised before the flop and Patrick Kennedy got all of his chips in.
The board ran out and the turned straight gave Kennedy the pot and moved him back above 100,000 chips.
There was already around 230,000 chips in the pot between Sam Soverel and Johannes Becker. The completed board read and the action was on Soverel who shipped all in for around 150,000.
It took Becker less than a second to make the call. Soverel showed for complete air while Becker held for quad kings. With that, Soverel was eliminated and Becker advanced to the next round.
Julien Martini limped in and Patrick Kennedy checked his option.
The flop was and Kennedy bet 3,000. Martini called and the turn was .
Kennedy checked the turn and Martini bet 9,000. Kennedy check-called to see a river .
Kennedy checked once again and Martini shoved. Kennedy found the fold and needs some help to get back into this matchup.
With the board reading , Jimmy D'Ambrosio bet 21,000 and Frank Crivello raised to 65,000.
D'Ambrosio called and the river came the . Crivello bet 75,000 and D'Ambrosio went into the tank for a full three minutes.
D'Ambrosio finally settled on a call and the hands were tabled.
D'Ambrosio's tens and threes were good and he is in a commanding lead.