A player in middle position opened with a raise, and Daniel Makowsky defended his big blind. The flop came . Makowsky checked, the raiser continued for 900, and Makowsky called. Both players then checked the turn.
The river brought the and another check from Makowsky. His opponent hesitated, then checked behind. Makowsky tabled for a pair of jacks, and with some frustration his opponent showed his .
"I'm not going anywhere," said Makowsky across the table. He now has about 40,000, one of the larger stacks in the room at present.