Jesus Cortes raised to 2,500 from the hijack and Igor Kurganov three-bet to 13,000 in the small blind. Lucas Reeves called in the big blind and so did Cortes.
The flop came , Kurganov check-called the 16,500 continuation-bet of Cortes while Reeves check-folded.
The turn brought them the , Kurganov checked again. Cortes bet 25,000 and Kurganov responded with a shove. Cortes snap-called but saw it wasn't good as he held for the flopped set of fives while Kurganov held the higher set with .
Only a five would help Cortes but the river completed the board with the . Kurganov's stack was counted first and was 73,500. Cortes' stack was then counted and he had 71,000 behind to be the first to be sent back to the registration desk.