There was around 8,000 in the middle from preflop action with three players having gone to a flop of . Action checked to Anthony Pitesa in middle position and he bet 4,000. Josh Bobrosky called on the button and a fold came behind, taking action heads up to the turn . Pitesa dropped in a pile of chips that was more than enough to put Bobrosky all in, and Bobrosky quickly called.
Pitesa's turned backdoor gutshot straight draw had given him four more outs to crack Bobroskys kings and send him to the rail, and the river filled up the draw to do just that. Bobrosky's elimination all but confirms he will be taking his stack of just 5,000 into Sunday's Day 2 after failing to bag a bigger stack than his Day 1a total.