Vivek Rajkumar defeated Pramesh Bansi with flair, cracking his opponent's with a set of Three's. After getting all of the chips into the middle, Rajkumar was far behind Bansi's rockets but when the door card was revealed to be the , his flopped set was enough to dispatch a shocked Bansi. Jake Cody also moved on to the next round when his materialized into a set on the flop. The held by George Adams was not enough and Cody advanced to Round 2. Also moving on to the second round was Darren Elias, whose hit the flop of hard. His opponent John Monnette held and was far behind, ultimately falling to Elias' nut flush when the turn and river came and .