Anas Tadini raised and called the shove of Ludovic Moryousef from the button with . Moryousef was ahead with the and flopped well on . The double was confirmed on the turn and the river was a mere formality.
Romain Lewis was less fortunate. Down to seven big blinds he got the remainder of his short stack in with pocket nines and Paul called with . The Spaniard got there and Lewis became the first casualty in the money, earning 35,000 MAD for his efforts.