Jason Mercier moved all-in from the hijack for 81,000 and Derek Gregory shoved for 88,000 from the cutoff. Mercier: [As3s] Gregory: [AdQc] Mercier was dead on the flop as the final board ran out [QhQsQd2c3h] to see Mercier eliminated at the hands of Gregory's quads.
Sean Winter raised to 10,000 from the cutoff and Jason Mercier called in the big blind. The flop landed [Kc6sAc] and Mercier checked. Winter bet 15,000, and Mercier called before the [2c] and [Ts] checked through. Mercier tabled his [Kd7c], but it would be Winter's [AsTd] that would earn him the pot.
Jason Mercier raised to 30,000 from under the gun before Sam Soverel moved all-in from the big blind. Mercier contemplated for a few moments, and then called all-in for 355,000 total. Mercier: [AhQs] Soverel: [AcKs] The board ran out [9s5sKd3d3c] and Mercier was eliminated in 10th place.
Jason Mercier raised to 10,000 from under the gun and Dylan Gang called from the big blind to see a [8d7dJh] flop. Gang checked and Mercier continued for 8,000 before Gang check-raised to 25,000. Mercier called, and both players checked the [5d] on the turn. The river landed the [3s] and Gang
As Adam Friedman successfully defended his $10,000 Dealer’s Choice Championship title, Shaun Deeb officially started his Player of the Year defense. The runner-up finish was the first podium of Deeb’s summer and the result moved the four-time bracelet winner inside the POY top-10 for the first time in 2019. Since 2004,