Championship Day 1B: Aaron Mermelstein Doubles Up

$3,500 LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 7:  500/1,000 with a 1,000 ante
Day 1B Entries:  776

Aaron Mermelstein
Aaron Mermelstein

Aaron Mermelstein got it all in preflop for 12,500 with AsAc, and needed it to hold to stay alive against his opponent’s KsQd.

The board came Ad9c3hAh8c, and Mermelstein flopped a set of aces and turned quads to win the pot and double up in chips.

Aaron Mermelstein  –  28,000  (28 bb)

The tournament clock shows 776 entries so far today, for a tournament total of 1,578, which means the prizepool will be worth more than $5.04 million, more than doubling the $2 million guarantee. Registration remains open with unlimited re-entries until 9:15 pm.

Action is scheduled to continue tonight until the end of Level 10, around 11:15 pm.