After returning with just 290,000 for Day 2 and making a sterling attempt (initially successful) to grind up a stack, the doubling of Leon Tsoukernik spelled the beginning of the end for the highly experienced Christoph Vogelsang. Never regaining a challenging stack, his last hand involved his final chips heading in preflop with , given a spin by . The board brought two pair for his opponent.
A tricky hand for Mikita Badziakouski saw him follow Vogelsang to the rail. Seeing a heads up flop of in position against Adrian Mateos, he bet 350,000 when it was checked to him. He had, after all, hit this flop with – not, as it turned out, as hard as Mateos, who held .
Both player checked the turn (on which Mateos filled up), and the Spaniard checked one more time when the 9s fell on the river. Badziakouski now bet 590,000, committing his last 180,000, which went in with a wince when Mateos put him all in. Exit TV stage right.