While each player begins with 250 big blinds, that wasn't enough for Marc Boon who was seen getting up from his seat after the first hand. The board read with around 12,000 already in the middle. Riccardo Lacchinelli had the all in button in front of him with all of his chips pushed out.
Boon thought for a brief moment and then called off the rest of his chips. Lacchinelli turned over for a set of nines and Boon was drawing dead with . The insignificant completed the board and Boon was eliminated from the tournament after the first hand.