Right after the hand against Sergey Sergeev, Dong Zhao was involved in a big hand again. It was Martin Nikolov who raised it up. From first position, he made it 23,000 to go only to see Zhao three-bet to 59,000.
It was folded back around to Nikolov and he threw in a four-bet to 166,000. Nikolov thought about it for a couple of minutes before moving all in for 450,000. Nikolov snap called and had him slightly covered.
Zhao got it in bad again and was way behind against Nikolov's aces. The didn't provide any sweat and Zhao was on his way to the payout desk, while Nikolov is closing in on the chip lead.