Alexander Prokudin and Pratyush Buddiga were among the early eliminations. Prokudin got it in good with for around 18,000 and Pierre Calamusa looked him up with , the first card on the flop was a jack.
Calamusa took down another pot against Dmitry Yurasov soon after. Calamusa raised to 2,100 from the button and Yurasov called in the big blind. On the flop both players checked. On the turn, Yurasov check-called a bet worth 2,000 and then check-folded the river to a bet of 6,000.