On the first hand of the new level, Stefan Schillhabel opened the button to 70,000, and Adrian Mateos three-bet to 240,000 in the big blind. Schillhabel called.
The flop was , and both players checked. The turn was the , and a bet of 150,000 from Mateos won the pot.
The next hand, Mateos opened the button to 65,000, and Schillhabel called.
The flop was . Schillhabel checked, Mateos continued for 45,000, and and Schillhabel called. The turn was the . Schillhabel checked again, Mateos bet 165,000, and Schillhabel folded.
Mateos won the first two pots of the level, inching into the chip lead.
Adrian Mateos – 1,305,000 (44 bb)
Stefan Schillhabel – 1,195,000 (40 bb)