Nicholas Verderamo raised to 175,000 from the button and Aaron Thivyanathan called from the big blind.
The flop was and Thivyanathan checked to Verderamo who continued for 125,000. Thivyanatahan check-raised to 400,000, Verderamo called and the turn was the . Thivyanathan shoved for effectively 1,200,000 and Verderamo called all in.
Verderamo was ahead with a pair of kings against Thivyanathan’s pair of fives and straight draw.
The river was the , safe for Verderamo to double up.
Nicholas Verderamo – 3,625,000 (48 bb)
Aarron Thivyanathan – 1,925,000 (26 bb)