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Blinds: 40,000-80,000 (ante: 5,000)
6.55pm: Dinner break
Players now pause for a 60 minute dinner break.
6.50pm: Last hand of the level
In the last hand before the dinner break, Sundell raise 200,000. Rijkenberg announces re-raise to 550,000. It’s folded back to Sundell who passes, ending the level.
6.45pm: Reynolds turn to push
Hoping to jump the queue for the buffet perhaps Reynolds pushes all in. Niemi calls in a flash and shows Q♥Q♠. Reynolds shows A♣4♠. The board runs out 10♣4♥9♠A♦9♦. The turn saves Reynolds, doubling him up to 1,230,000 although he remains the short stack.
6.40pm: Niemi shoves – and a call!
Kelle Niemi doubles up. Sundell began the hand betting 200,000 which Rijkenberg calls in the small blind. Niemi then moves all-in for 1,690,000. Sundell pauses and eventually calls. Rijkenberg folds pocket sixes and leaves them to it. Ace-queen for Niemi, ace-jack for Sundell. The board ran out 5♥9♣8♠8♣Q♠ doubling up the Finn.
6.30pm: Once more with feeling
Very little change. Pre-flop bets being good for the blinds and antes.
6.25pm: Niemi moves all-in
Rijkenberg raises to 195,000 and Niemi moves all-in for 880,000. Called. K♥10♦ for Rijkenberg; A♣8♠ for Niemi. The board runs out 7♥J♦4♥J♣A♠ and Niemi doubles up.
6.20pm: Blinds to the flop
An unraised pot and the big and small blinds see the flop of 9♥9♠10♥. Rijkenberg bet 80,000 which Niemi called. the turn 2♥ was checked by Rijkenberg before Niemi made it 200,000 which was called. the river 9♠ and now Rijkenberg moves all-in. Niemi passes and is helpless as Rijkenberg shows seven-ten off suit.
Back to pre-flop bets being enough. Rijkenberg again who now has more than half the chips in play.
6.14pm: Niemi all-in
After betting 190,000 Reynolds is re-raised all-in by Niemi, 1,060,000 in total. Reynolds asks for a count, 870,000 to call. Reynolds thinks for several minutes but folds, showing A♠9♦.
6.10pm: Sundell and Reynolds
A reynolds bet of 185,000 this time followed by a 500,000 re-raise by Sundell. Reynolds winces and folds, showing ace-six off suit.
6.09pm: Same as before
Still no change. Sundell this time. No callers.
6.05pm: To the flop
Rijkenberg opens for 205,000 and Sundell calls for a flop of 7♦6♣Q♦. Sundell checks to Rijkenberg who bets and takes down the pot.
6.03pm: All pre-flop
Pre-flop bets are good for the pot right now. Rijkenberg does it this time.
6pm: Pre-flop action
Reynolds takes a pot with a pre-flop bet of 195,000. Rijkenberg asks how much but folds. Reynolds showed A♥7♥.
5.58pm: No takers
Niemi moves all-in from the small blind, gets no callers and takes the pot.
5.57pm: To the flop
Rijkenberg and Niemi see a flop of 5♥5♦4♣. Rijkenberg moves all in and Niemi throws his cards away.
5.55pm: No action
Sundell raises pre-flop but takes the blinds uncontested.
5.50pm: First hand
First hand of the new level is taken by Rijkenberg after a re-raise behind Reynolds.