2021 World Series of Poker
$5,000 Main Event

Rusnak First Man Down

• Nível 9: 500-1,000, 100 ante

The eliminations will be flying for the first level or two here as players battle to build a stack to take through the money bubble, and our first player to leave the room after sitting down was the unfortunate Jan Rusnak.

The Slovakian was all-in over the top for around 15 big blinds after Fabio Sousa opened in late position, but while Rusnak turned over {A-Spades}{Q-Hearts}, Sousa flipped {A-Diamonds}{A-Clubs} and had a stong hold on the hand.

"That's a good start." Rusnak said with wry sarcasm.

The board of {9-Diamonds}{6-Clubs}{5-Clubs}{8-Clubs}{4-Hearts} saw him depart, and with his opponent vanquished, Sousa was happy to accept congratulations uppon his early fortune from his tablemates.

"I'll take it." said Sousa with a grin. He's up to round 27,000 chips, more than double what he started with.

Tags: Fabio SousaJan Rusnak