Fabrizio Gonzalez was down to a single 1,000 chip and a chair. He threw that chip in under the gun and Cameron McKinley called. Ryan Lenaghan also called but Richard Monroe raised it up and both players called. The flop rolled out and Monroe bet. Lenaghan called and the action went the same on the turn. The story was the same when the hit the river and the players showed their cards.
Gonzalez was able to survive by chopping the main pot with his two pair against the other players' lows and was up to three 1,000 chips after the hand.
Those three chips were at risk the very next hand when Gonzalez was the big blind. Travis Pearson raised it up and Kostas Kalathakis made the call from the small blind. The flop was and went check bet call. The action was the same on the turn as well as on the river. Pearson and Kalathakis showed and . Everyone would now have a sweat as Gonzalez turned over his cards one by one. In the end, he was only able to muster for one pair and the worst low. His hand was bested by two pair and the nut low and Gonzalez hit the payout desk.