Jonathan 'xMONSTERxDONGx' Karamalikis just lost a race against new overall chip leader Andreas Johansson which resulted in his elimination from the main event.
An unidentified player opened the pot with a raise to 1,100, Johansson called and when the action reached Karamalikis, he moved all in for a total of 6,125. Both of Karamalikis' opponents made the call, creating a sidepot heading into the flop: .
The original preflop raiser then fired a 6,100 bet that was called by Johansson, sending the action to the turn -- . Here, the action was checked to Johansson who fired a hefty bet of 15,000, prompting the unknown third party to fold, setting up the following showdown between Karamalikis and Johansson:
The river then blanked, , and just like that, Karamalikis joined the rail.
After the hand, we counted Johansson at 125,000 in chips, which puts him, for the time being anyway, at the top of our leaderboard.