Greg Raymer raised on the button, and Konstantin Puchkov defended his big blind. Puchkov check-raised the flop, and Raymer called. The turned, and Puchkov bet 32,000, everything he had. Raymer called off for 2,000 less.
Raymer's two pair was ahead, and the river gave him better aces up than his opponent. Nobody had a low.
The next hand Puchkov was all in from the small blind. Calen McNeil and Kal Raichura saw the flop for three bets, and McNeil check-called. McNeil check-raised the turn, forcing Raichura to fold.
He showed for a bluff to take the side pot, and Puchkov was a favorite to survive with . The river gave McNeil broadway though, and Puchkov was the first to exit the official final table.