High Roller: Scott Margereson Slow Plays His Aces and Wins a Nice Pot Against Gytis Lazauninkas

$25,500 High Roller (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 19:  20,000/40,000 with a 40,000 ante
Players Remaining:  9 of 85

Scott Margereson
Scott Margereson

Gytis Lazauninkas raised UTG+1 to 80,000, and Scott Margereson called from the cutoff.

The flop came 9d9s2s, Lazauninkas bet 75,000, and Margereson called.

The turn card was the 5d, Lazauninkas bet 175,000, and Margereson thought for a while before he called.

The river card was the 7h, Lazauninkas bet 350,000, and Margereson quickly called. Lazauninkas showed KdJd for king high (missed his flush draw), and Margereson turned over AhAc to win the pot.

Scott Margereson  –  1,640,000  (41 bb)
Gytis Lazauninkas  –  1,750,000  (44 bb)

With nine players remaining, the average chip stack is about 945,000 (24 big blinds), and the next player to be eliminated will earn $62,985.