Marco Johnson grabbed a couple of pots to retake the advantage, then came one in which Ronnie Bardah called Johnson's button raise and the pair saw the flop come . Bardah checked, Johnson bet, Bardah raised, and Johnson called.
The turn was the , and Bardah led this time, getting a call. The river then brought the . Bardah bet once more, and once again Johnson called.
Bardah tabled , a hand which the announcer initially described as "six-high." He corrected himself quickly, however, noting that Bardah had filled a straight with that river four to retake the chip lead.
Then came another hand in which Johnson raised and Bardah called, then the flop came . Bardah check-called Johnson's bet, then both checked the turn.
The river was the . Bardah bet this time, and Johnson called. Bardah showed for queen-high, and Johnson showed — again, a four on the river had won the pot.
After that exchange, the pair are virtually even.