Winfred Yu was hugging the short stack for the better part of the second day and was in need of a double. Yu found the action fall to him in the cutoff, he moved all in for his last 600,000 and Vivek Rajkumar called from the big blind, players turned over their hands.
The dealer fanned out on the flop and Yu was still leading the way with his ace-high. An unfortunate card for Yu hit the felt as the dealer flipped over a , giving Rajkumar the lead with his newly acquired pair of queens.
A landed on the river, securing another pot for Rajkumar with his queens. Yu was the first player to be eliminated and collect a payday, taking home £1,100,000 for his efforts.