Nick Maimone opened to 46,000 from the hijack and his neighbor Michael Vela in the cutoff three-bet to 93,000. Action folded back to Maimone and he called.
Maimone check-called 150,000 on before they both checked the on the turn. The completed the board and Maimone checked again. Vela bet 300,000 and Maimone called by tossing in a single chip. He soon needed to add some more as Vela showed . Maimone mucked and said he had pocket nines.