On the first hand, Mike Schneider raised from the button and Ryan Hughes three-bet from the small blind. Schneider made the call and the flop fell . Hughes bet and Schneider called once more.
The turn was the and brought the same action. On the river , Hughes fired a last bet and got called by Schneider holding . Hughes, with , was dominated and fell to a stack of 14,000.
In the hand right after, Hughes raised from the button and got called by Won Lee in the big blind. The flop came and Lee check-called Hughes's bet for his last 4,500. Lee turned over for a flopped straight and Hughes, holding , was in desperate shape for a double-up. The turn and river didn't change anything and Hughes made his way to the exit.