Eevert Kokkonen was knocked down to right around 124,000 when he woke up with a nice hand. Jason Mo raised to 12,000 and Kokkonen made the call. The flop came down and Kokkonen lead out for 16,000 getting called by his opponent. The turn was the and Kokkonen checked to Mo who bet 26,000 after making sure Kokkonen still had 96,000 left behind. The Finnish player tanked for a bit before making the call.
The river was the and both players checked after which Kokkonen quickly showed his and won the pot. A couple of hands later Kokkonen raised to 12,000 and Mo put him all in for 97,000 total. Kokkonen called and showed . He flipping against and the board ran out ....... Kokkonen was almost out the door after the flop but a six on the river saved him.
Kokkonen is still trailing 194,000 to 766,000 but he is far from busted.