A massive hand on Table 40 has resulted in one of the first eliminations of the day.
Several players assisted in retelling how Rhys Jones doubled up through his opponent.
The action started with the player in middle position opening with a raise before the player in the hijack bumped it up. Jones called from the small blind. The original raiser folded.
The flop came down and Jones bet out. His opponent reraised prompting Jones to three-bet. His opponent called.
The turn brought a and Jones checked. His opponent tossed out 10,000 only to see him come over the top moving all in for his remaining chips. His opponent quickly obliged.
Jones had flopped a full house but his opponent had made the higher full house on the turn.
The dealer then produced the on the river to give Jones quad eights and the winning hand to send his opponent to the rail in the opening minutes of play.