Ari Engel opened to 7,000 from the hi-jack and Ali Eslami made the call from the small blind to see a flop fall.
Eslami checked and Engel continued for 7,000 before Eslami check-raised to 16,000 leaving himself a single 500-denomination chips. Engel called - originally believing it was an all in - but then committed the additional chip when the landed on the turn. Eslami called and was at risk of being the bubble boy.
With Eslami needing a diamond, ace, king, jack or five to stay alive, the river would land the to end his tournament on the stone bubble.
The remaining players are now guaranteed $5,617.