High Roller: Mercier Takes the Lead

$25,400 High Roller Event (Re-Entry)
Level 19: 12,000/24,000/4,000 Ante

Big-time Jason Mercier is starting to put a move on the High Roller event and now owns the chip lead.

The hand that sent him up top started with him min-raising from UTG+1 and Sands called in middle position to the AdQc6d flop. Mericer led out for 42,000 and Sands called again before the Ts turn.

Mercier fired another 117,000 and it received another call from Sands to the 9d river which they both checked. Mercier tabled top two AhQs to take the big pot.

Seat 1: Jason Mercier – 1,490,000
Seat 2: David “Doc” Sands – 850,000
Seat 3: Ankush Mandavia – 920,000
Seat 4: Phil Laak – 500,000
Seat 5: Ian O’Hara – 1,060,000
Seat 6: Ashwin Sarin – 1,150,000
Seat 8: Sean Winter – 1,120,000
Seat 9: Barry Hutter – 1,400,000