Volume 39 spoilers from 2ch
The first chapter begins with Kaiji repeatedly getting ron'd. He tries to think of a plan but nothing comes up. Everything is looking bad, he loses a lot of his confidence. He manages to win a round at the end. At the start of the second chapter everyone in the room suggests Kaiji to quit so his condition doesn't get any worse but he refuses saying that he is sick of living in temporary and run down houses and that he'll take this game to the end...
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In chapter 10, Kaiji, on a losing streak, asks Takashi for one more game at first he refuses but Kaiji says that he will only win using the last tile Takashi discards, he accepts but only if they end the current round, Kaiji agrees.
The round goes like a normal round, but they abolish the furiten rule.
In the last panel, Kaiji is badly hurt, but smiling, in the background there are several houses