Alex Foxen made it 350,000 from the button and Aaron Mermelstein called to the flop. Mermelstein checked, Foxen bet 450,000 and Mermelstein check-raised all in. Foxen double checked his cards and called for 2,125,000 total.
Foxen was drawing thin to Mermelstein’s top set and drawing dead after the turn. Mermelstein officially locked up the title after the river finished the last board of the tournament. Foxen took $545,000 for second place while Mermelstein banked $618,955 for the win.
1st: Aaron Mermelstein – $618,955
2nd: Alex Foxen – $545,000