With Alex Kravchenko in the big blind, Mike Matusow raised from under the gun to 400 and got calls from a player in middle position and both blinds.
The flop came down and Kravchenko led out when the small blind checked. Matusow and the small blind both called and the three players saw the turn. Kravchenko bet again and both players called.
The river paired the board again with the which didn't slow down Kravchenko who bet a third time. Matusow thought for a long while, counting his chip stack a couple of times before folding. The small blind called and Kravchenko showed for trip nines with a king kicker which was good enough to scoop the pot.
After the hand Matusow seemed happy with his decision but is left as the short stack again with just 2600. Kravchenko has moved up to 12,600