Igor Kurganov Eliminated in 7th Place (€32,900)
It was only the third hand of the day and we already have the first elimination. Yesterday, with just two hands to go until the end of the day Igor Yaroshevskyy got busted in 8th place and today another Igor went home early.
Benny Spindler raised to 42,000 on the button before the flop and Igor Kurganov three-bet all in for 318,000. Spindler made the call and they went for a showdown.
The flop went Qh} pairing Kurganov's jack, but also giving Spindler a set of queens. The on the turn gave Kurganov hope to turn his two pair into a full house or hit a diamond for a flush. However, the on the river was not what Kurganov needed and he was eliminated from the tournament in 7th place. He will collect a cash prize of €32,900.