Dan Smith and Mikhail Smirnov have been battling back and forth. Here's a look at two recent hands, albeit small ones, and the resulting chip counts.
Smirnov limped the button and Smith checked his option in the big blind to see the flop come down. Smith led out for 25,000 and Smirnov raised to 87,000. Smith gave it up and Smirnov won the pot.
A couple hands later, Smirnov limped the button again and Smith checked his option in the big blind to see the flop. Both players checked and then also checked the turn card. After the river completed the board with the , Smith checked and Smirnov bet 58,000. Smith tanked, but eventually ran out of time and his hand was declared dead.