Jeff Cormier is the first player to depart from the field, despite not being one of the short stacks. He played a big pot against Andriy Lyubovetskiy and the action was on the turn, with on the board.
Cormier check-called Lyubovetskiy's bet to 40,000 and they went to the river in a pot with more than 200,000 inside.
The river was the and this time Lyubovetskiy announced pot, after Cormier checked. The Canadian was struggling whether to call or not for his tournament life but then decided to call. Lyubovetskiy opened for a full house and Cormier showed disappointed his for a lesser full house.