Lex "L. Veldhuis" Veldhuis opened to 164,000 from UTG+1 and Andras "probirs" Nemeth defended in the big blind, and then check-raised to 439,200 on the flop. Veldhuis called. Nemeth slowed down on the turn but called when Veldhuis bet 440,000. The river brought the and Veldhuis bet enough to put his opponent all-in for 1.4 million when checked to.
Nemeth called and showed a flush with , but it was no good against the Veldhuis' better flush with . Nemeth was eliminated in eighth place and Veldhuis took a commanding chip lead after entering Day 2 as the short stack.