In the first of two hands, Alexander Poizner and Gerardo Giammugnani had built a pot of about a million already when the board was reading . Poizner fired a shell worth 570,000 and Giammugani called him off after quite some thought with . Poizner had for an airball and was left with 625,000.
A few hands later, Poizner shipped his remaining stack in from under the gun and got a call once seat over from Andrii Vakaliuk.
Poizner lost the race on a board and was gone in 32nd place.