Sep 29, 2015
Hand #108 – Xin (Tom) Wang raises to 110,000, Aaron Mermelstein three-bets shoves all in (enough to cover Wang). Wang calls. Wang will need help as his is behind the held by Mermelstein.
The board comes , and the pocket sixes hold up for Mermelstein to win the pot – and the WPT title.
Xin (Tom) Wang finishes as the runner-up, earning $164,765.
Aaron Mermelstein wins the WPT Maryland Main Event, earning $250,222. As part of his prize money, Mermelstein also receives a $15,400 seat into the season-ending WPT World Championship.
Congratulations, Aaron Mermelstein!
1st: Aaron Mermelstein – $250,222*
2nd: Xin (Tom) Wang – $164,765
3rd: Andjelko Andrejevic – $105,981
4th: Greg Merson – $78,449
5th: Cate Hall – $58,589
6th: Ken Holmes – $47,091
* First prize amount includes a $15,400 seat into the season-ending WPT World Championship.