Andy Philachack was all-in and marginally ahead of Christoph Vogelsand in terms of chips, with 20,000 to Vogelsang's 17,200. A battle of the micro-stacks then, but Vogelsang held pocket aces, way ahead of Philachack's . They stayed ahead across the and Vogelsang doubled up.
Philachack went out in the next hand when his 2,700 pile was called three-ways, Fabrizio Gonzalez eventually betting the turn on a board and getting the others to fold. His rode the brick river home and dry against a crestfallen Philachack's .