Matt Mazzeo raised to 63k on the button. Mike Marder moved in for another 555k on top from the small blind.
Mike Marder (Sewell, NJ)
Matt tanked for a minute, then made the call, showing A9 off. Mike had pocket 4s - another race.
The board came J 7 3 A 9 and Matt took the pot with Aces-up.
Mike will take $15,065 for 3rd place.
Heads-up play began with Pete Mavro and Matt Mazzeo nearly dead even with about 2 million each.