John Hewitt raised to 500,000 from early position, and it folded all of the way around to Konstantinos Mamaliadis in the big blind who called. The flop came . Mamaliadis checked, Hewitt bet 675,000, then Mamaliadis check-raised to 1.375 million. Hewitt paused, then called the raise.
The turn brought the and a check from Mamaliadis. Hewitt waited a short while, then pushed out a bet of 1 million. Mamaliadis called.
The river was the . Mamaliadis checked one more time, and Hewitt quickly slid out a column of lavender chips, a bet of 2.3 million. Mamaliadis sat in thought for at least a couple of minutes, chewing his gum slowly as he contemplated the situation. Finally he folded.
Hewitt is closing in on 19 million now, while Mamaliadis has about 7.7 million.