Alexandre Viard quickly found himself down to less than 10,000 chips after being one of the latest to register the tournament thus far. After a couple of limps, Viard shoved all in for 9,400 in middle position. Vincenzo Vollaro called from the big blind and the limpers folded.
Viard had his opponent pipped and the flop of all but earned him the victory. The on the turn sealed the deal and Viard scored a double up.