Event 10: Shane Melert and Liam Higgins Agree to a Chop After Scott Nichols Falls in Third

$600 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry)
$30,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 17:  5,000/10,000 with a 10,000 ante
Players Remaining: 1 of 90

Scott Nichols fell in third place, good for $5,670 after he shoved short with J-9 on the turn against the 8-7 of Shane Melert with the final board reading 8-7-5-J. Nichols was eliminated in third place after the river bricked, good for $5,670.

That gave Melert 1.64 million at the start of heads-up play against the stack of 1.06 million held by Liam Higgins.

The final two players then decided to chop things up with $13,180 and the SPS trophy going to Melert, and Higgins taking home  $10,790.

Stay tuned for the winner’s photo and the interview with our new champion.