Eddie Blumenthal opened to 42,000 from under-the-gun and found one caller in Luis Rodriguez Cruz in the big blind.
The flop came and Cruz checked, prompting a 48,000 c-bet from Blumenthal. Cruz called.
The turn brought a , Cruz again check-called, this time for 68,000.
The river fell the and Cruz check-called a final bet of 109,000 from Blumenthal, who revealed for a pair of nines. Cruz mucked his hand and Blumenthal scooped the pot.