Jonnie Kedj is our first elimination of the day. He pushed his stack in from the hijack seat and was called by Aleksandr Gofman in the small blind.
Kedj was looking good for an early double, and the flop of kept him in the lead, though it added the gutshot straight draw to Gofman's outs. The turn was the and changed nothing. But the river delivered the and Gofman hit his straight, knocking out Kedj in 15th place for $18,583.