Scott Margereson raised under the gun to 100,000, Sergio Aido moved all in from the small blind for 1,010,000, and Margereson asked for an exact count and thought for a bit before he called with .
Aido turned over , and needed it to hold to stay alive.
The board came , and the pocket nines held up for Aido to win the pot, double up in chips, and take the lead.
Sergio Aido – 2,120,000 (42 bb)
Scott Margereson – 1,125,000 (23 bb)
With seven players remaining, the average chip stack is about 1,215,000 (24 big blinds), and the next player to be eliminated will earn $75,580.