High Roller: Justin Zaki Triples Up

$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 raised all in for 35,000 from under the gun, Mike Chiappetta reraised to 75,000 in the small blind, and Aaron Mermelstein called in the big blind.

The flop was AhTs2c, Chiappetta bet 65,000, and Mermelstein folded.

Chiappetta showed KdQc, while Zaki tabled 5h5s.

The 2h turn and 4d river completed the board, safe for Zaki to win the pot.

Justi Zaki  –  130,000  (5 bb)
Aaron Mermelstein  –  1,210,000  (48 bb)
Mike Chiappetta  –  495,000  (20 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.