The first player has been forced to the rail on Day 1b, who found his demise at the hands of Ahmed Meziane. With the board reading , it was Meziane who checked. His opponent bet 3,625, Meziane check-raised to 9,500, the opponent shoved all in for 25,000 and Meziane snap-called it off.
Meziane's opponent couldn't muster up more than for just ace-high, leaving him drawing dead against Meziane's nut straight with . Meziane ran over to the next table to celebrate with a friend, while the rest of the table watched in bewilderment as the player made his way to the exit.