Marcello Simonetti was down to 140K, which is less than 2 blinds at this point, and he put them in from the under-the-gun position with . Karim Abdelhamid tried to isolate him with by going all-in over the top, but Sonny St-James woke up with in the small blind.
The flop came , leaving Simonetti drawing dead, and when the turn did not show a heart, so was St-James. Abdelhamid rakes a huge pot, eliminating Simonetti in the process.
Sonny St-James still had a decent stack though, enough to cover some of the players, including Jean-Philippe Piquette. These two found themselves all-in shortly after.
St-James flopped a full house, leaving Piquette far behind. David Bonneau was next to be sent home, when his fell to . Marc Piperni followed, on a hand that we unfortunately missed.
Ronaldo Uliana De Oliveira now has a substantial lead, holding almost half the chips in play. Sonny St-James has a little over the average stack.
8th: Marcello Simonetti – $1,360
7th: Jean-Philippe Piquette – $1,860
6th: David Bonneau – $2,430
5th: Marc Piperni – $3,250