High Roller: Justin Zaki Doubles Thru Aaron Mermelstein

$25,500 Big 4 High Roller (Re-Entry)
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 17:  15,000/25,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining:  14 of 86

Justin Zaki
Justin Zaki

Aaron Mermelstein raised to 50,000 from early position, Justin Zaki reraised all in for 65,000 from the hijack, and Mermelstein called.

Mermelstein:  9h7h
Zaki:  KhTh

The board ran out AsQc6d7sJs, giving Zaki an ace-high straight to double through Mermelstein.

Justin Zaki  –  195,000  (8 bb)
Aaron Mermelstein  –  1,100,000  (44 bb)

With 14 players remaining from a field of 86, the average chip stack is about 615,000 (25 big blinds). The final 12 players will finish in the money, with a min-cash worth $57,350.

Action is scheduled to continue tonight until there are nine players remaining for tomorrow’s final table, which begins at 1:00 pm as part of the SHRPO Big 4.