The action was opened from early position with a raise and both Vladimir Troyanovskiy, on the button, and Neymar Jr. in the small blind called. All three players checked on the flop and again on the turn.
The river fell the , and after Neymar Jr. and the initial raiser checked, Tryoanovskiy contemplated his next move but ultimately decided to check.
Neymar Jr. revealed for two pair and took the pot after both his opponents mucked. The Brazilian is currently sitting on just below starting stack with 27,000.
The completed board was down on Andre Akkari's table, and it read . Akkari was in middle position and heads-up against an opponent in the big blind.
Akkari's friend and compatriot Neymar walked over to his table to watch over the action and saw Akkari's opponent move all in for 17,000. The Brazilian wasted no time in making the call and revealed for the straight after his opponent could only muster for two pair.
Akkari pulled the pot towards him and shared a smile with Neymar before he stacked his new 70,000 chip stack.
The field in the 7 pm starting Day 1b is up to 372 entrants.
Players who have also taken their shot in Day 1b is Jason Wheeler, Scott Margereson, Vladimir Troyanovskiy and Team PokerStars Pro Andre Akkari.
Among the Day 1b field is professional footballers Gerard Piqué and the world's most expensive player Brazilian forward Neymar Jr.
Day 1b has kicked off with 293 entrants, and in the field, there is Kristen Bicknell and Chris Da-Silva who are taking their second shot at a place in Day 2 after an unsuccessful Day 1a attempt.