Hand #95: Dominik Panka opened to 400,000 from the button with 58s] and Jean Montury held the in the small blind but opted to fold. Valentin Messina called in the big blind with and the flop fell .
Messina checked and Panka continued for 400,000 to receive a call from his French opponent to see the appear on the turn. Again Messina checked and the Pole now bet 800,000, which represents one fourth of his remaining stack. Panka stared straight towards the dealer, showing no emotion at all behind his sunglasses while Messina glanced over at him and this resulted in a fold of the Frenchman.
Hand #96: Montury folded a king on the button and Messina limped the small blind with . Panka checked his option on the big blind with and paired up his six on the flop. The PokerStars sponsored player bet 250,000 and won the second pot in a row, though remains the shortest stack just over 5 million in chips.
Hand #97: Messina opened to 425,000 from the button with and Montury called out of the small blind with . Neither player hit the flop and Montury faced a continuation bet of 450,000 to check-fold.
Hand #98: After an interview with Messina's girlfriend, the action switched back to the table and Panka had raised to 400,000 with on the button. Montury called with and then Messina three-bet to 1.55 million with to shut down all further action.
Hand #99: Montury opened to 430,000 from the button with and was called by Panka in the big blind with . The heads-up flop fell and was checked through, revealing the on the turn. Panka check-folded to a delayed continuation bet of the Frenchman for 555,000.