Aleksandr Merzhvinskii limped in from the early position and Rainer Heneka also called from the hijack. Pulkit Goyal shoved his last 540,000 in from the cutoff. Action folded back to Merzhvinskii who re-shoved with the biggest stack and Heneka called for 1,305,000.
The board ran out for Heneka to eliminate Goyal and earn a full double-up through Merzhvinskii who was left behind with around 400,000.
A few hands later, Heneka raised from under the gun, Merzhvinskii shoved from the button for 400,000 and Heneka called.
The board ran out to not bring any help to the Day 1a chip leader as he was eliminated in 45th place for €2,956.