Sorel Mizzi raised from first position to 50,000. Kosmas Dratsas called from the big blind and the two would do battle again.
The flop came down and Dratsas checked. Mizzi fired 65,000 and then Dratsas moved all in for about 750,000. Mizzi made the call and held . Dratsas held .
The turn was the and left Dratsas needing a seven or a six on the river to stay alive and drag on the day. A black lady in the form of the hit the felt on the river and that was it; Dratsas was eliminated in 9th place on the bubble of the final table. Mizzi wound up with 6.033 million chips and will be the chip leader going into tomorrow's final day of competition.