In one of the very first hands of the new level, [Removed:17] got his short stack in with the and Martin Kozlov looked him up from one seat further with the . The board ran out nine-high and Yan was gone. Kozlov built his stack to around 30,000, but it didn't last long, as the Australian also busted soon after.
Picking up the action on the flop, Dan Shak checked in the hijack, Kozlov bet 2,400 and was called. On the turn, Shak check-called a bet of 6,500 and then checked again the river. Kozlov jammed for what looked like 16,000 and Shak called. The Aussie turned over , but Shak had that beat with for top pair.