Nicco Maag arrived a little late today, but once he got here he continued to add to his stack gradually through the first two levels. He just grabbed an extra chunk of chips here at the start of Level 27 to push up close to the 8 million-chip mark and into the chip lead.
After Danny Wong opened from middle position, Magg called from a seat over, and Robert Corcione called from the big blind, the pot was about 400,000 when the flop came . Corcione checked, Wong made a continuation bet, and both of his opponents called. By then the pot size was about 1 million.
The turn brought the . Corcione checked, and Wong fired a bet of 700,000. Maag then raised to 2 million even. After some thought, Corcione pushed his hand away, and eventually Wong did as well.