The blinds have reached the point where some of the smaller stacks are threatening to be swallowed up if they don’t make a move soon.
As a result, we’ve seen some aggressive plays from the short stacks – first off Maher 3-betting all-in for around a million with Jh 9h over Kilian Kramer’s raise with Kd 6d. A good move, well-timed and he collects the pot to move to 1,300,000.
Next up, shortest stack Andrius Chmieliauskas found Ah Td and just moved in for his 12BB or so. One fold later and he was still in the game with a slightly improved stack.