At almost the same time and on different tables, Connor Drinan and Laszlo Bujtas have been eliminated. Bujtas lost with pocket fours against the pocket sixes of Oleksii Khoroshenin, there was a four on the flop and a six on the river.
Then, Drinan defended his big blind against the under-the-gun raise of Max Silver. Drinan check-raised all in for around 45,000 on the flop and Silver looked him up with the . Drinan had for the double gutshot, but failed to improve with the turn and the river.
"Good luck guys, it was fun," he added before grabbing his belongings and heading to the rail. Silver and Khoroshenin are among the candidates for the chip lead after Day 1 at the end of this level.