Filipino pro Marc Rivera saw his stack dip to about only 1,100 after a recent hand.
Pre-flop, after the UTG player had limped, Marc raised to 2,500 from the cut-off and everybody foldedb back to the UTG, who called.
The UTG player got things started, firing out a bet of 2,000. Marc quickly made the call.
When the turn appeared, the UTG player bet out 3,000 and Marc made the call again.
On the river , the player stayed aggressive, splashing 7,000 into the pot. Marc thought for a while before finally calling. Unfortunately for him, his opponent showed -- just a notch higher than his .
With his stack at about 1,000 or so, Marc went for it all a few hands later, going all-in with and getting called by a player with .
This time Marc had better luck as the flop and turn blanked but a six landed on the river to give him the quick double.