Button Sergi Reixach and Isaac Haxton in the big blind got their stacks in the middle before the flop. Haxton had the best of it with but would suffer a "bad beat". Reixach tabled and hit an ace on a board of .
With the departure of Haxton, the tournament was 9-handed for a second. They continued to play two tables, though, as the organization didn't want to break the table, only to open up the other one seconds later again.
Haxton told the players he was returning soon, but Alexandros Kolonias was ahead of him and came walking in with a ticket to make it five and five again.