Jonathan "xMONSTERxDONGx" Karamalikis has worked his way back from the brink. After being down to 8,000 in chips, he doubled back through.
Sitting with 22,000 in chips a short time later, he then picked up a good pot against George Cotaidis.
Preflop, a player in early position opened to 500 with Karamalikis making it 1,500 to go. Three players including Cotaidis made the call.
The flop came and two players checked to Karamalikis who made it 5,000. Two of the players opted to fold, but Cotaidis decided to stay on.
Both players checked the on the turn and the hit the river with Cotaidis checking again. Karamalikis considered his betting options before firing out 8,000. Cotadis let his time virtually run out before folding.
Cotiadis moved down to 34,900, while Karamalikis moved up to 32,200.
A full round of chip counts have been updated on the chip counts page.