The action we just witnessed was very straight forward as it was Nicola Sasso who opened under the gun for 33,000 and Federico Fulciniti moved all in for 195,000. Sasso made the call and the showdown went as following.
Fulcintini did not improve his hand as he was knocked out in 15th place.
The blinds keep getting bigger and bigger as they are now as following:
Small Blind: 10K
Big Blind: 20K
Push or fold will be the only way out for many players at this point!
Stevan Sudar was just knocked out in 16th place for €1,580.
Marco Iodice concluded this tournament in 10th position. He lost against Nicola Sasso's pair of Kings.
Giuseppe Crisafulli shoved from the small blind and Nikola Prijovic made a call holding . Crisafulli's hand was not enough as you can see in the picture and he was eliminated.
Quentin Larique finished in 12th position against as he ran into Robert Tarpey's American Airlines, also known as pocket aces. Just 11 players remain as the final table comes closer and closer.
Jacob Nielsen raised under the gun to 40,000 and Nicola Safani made the call.
Nielsen checked on the flop and Safina placed a bet of 75,000, Nielsen re-raised all in for 400,000 and Safina made a call.
Nielsen was kncked out holding ace-king against Safani's trip jacks.
Raffaele Caruso just finished in 14th position after he lost all his chips against Nicola Sasso who showed . The showdown went as following, as you can see in the picture below.
Giovanni Safina raised to 35,000 and Nicola Sasso three-bet from small blind up to 85,000 chips and received the call from his opponent.
On the flop, Sasso bet 100,000 and his opponent pushed all in for 300,000 chips. Sasso opted to make the call and the showdown went as following.
The new blind level started with another elimination, and 16 players are still fighting now for the €33,000 top prize.
Andrea Vinci opened to 40,000 from the cutoff and Alfonso Riccardi re-raised all in from the button and Andrea Vinci opted for the call.
The players went to the showdown:
Another player was knocked out as Ruggiero Scommegna left the tournament area. We are now down to just 19 players.