A player just stopped Pokernews to get the bad news : a previous winner from the tournament has been eliminated.
In 2017, Adrian Moreno won that tournament and $528,316, but this year, his journey was stopped short by Dylan Lemery.
Lemery explained that on a turn, both players went all in, with Moreno who had 30,000 when they started the hand.
Moreno had a straight with while Lemery only had a set with . But the river eventually gave him a full house, and Moreno was eliminated. He only has three and a half hours of effective play left to re-entry this event.