Just two hands after Dan Smith takes the lead, it is Steve Aoki opening for 27,000, Dan Smith moving all in and Aoki calling off his stack.
Aoki has Sevens, Smith with As – 9h.
The board runs out Kd – 6c – 8s – 5c – 8d and Aoki retakes the lead.
All the chips are in the middle again in the very next hand, Aoki with a big preflop lead.
Aoki shows AJss while Smith has 9s – 7d.
There’s a Jack on the flop, followed by 2 – 4 and Smith is drawing dead on the turn 4.
Steve Aoki wins the first game in the best of three match against Dan Smith.