Before the start of Day 1a, Faraz Jaka tweeted that this would be an event where he either has a big stack or will bust early. So far, the American is sticking to the first part of the plan and just knocked out Vu Duong.
Jaka raised from under the gun and Duong called from late position before facing a check-raise on the flop. Duong called and the was the worst card he could find to improve to a flush with , as he got his stack in and found out that Jaka had turned the nut flush with .
Duong was drawing dead and the river only a formality, Jaka recovered from the previous losses and is back on track.