The player in the hijack seat opened for 500 and found one caller in Martin Staszko directly behind him in the cutoff for a heads-up pot.
The flop came and Staszko's opponent fired an 800 c-bet into the middle. Staszko called to see a turn, which brought the . Both players then proceeded to check the turn and the river.
The player in the hijack reluctantly tabled and Staszko flipped over for two pair, which was good enough to scoop the pot.
Last year's Main Event runner-up is up to 39,000 in the early going.