Earlier we told you guys that Ari Engel had been knocked down to just 4,000, but he has slowly been climbing back and is now almost at half his starting stack. In the latest hand, Engel was in a hand with both of the blinds as the flop came down . Both blinds checked to Engel, who fired out 425. The small blind called, and the big blind got out of the way. The hit the turn, and this time, the small blind led out for 725. Engel called, and the river brought the . This time, Engel face a big bet of 3,300, and after a few moments of thought, he called.
The small blind showed for complete air, and Engel showed for running two pair. That hand boosted his count back up to 14,000.