HAND #27 – Franklin Fok moved all in from the button for 245,000, and Manig Loeser moved all in over the top from the small blind for 345,000.
The board came , and Fok paired his jack on the flop to win the pot and double up in chips.
Franklin Fok – 530,000 (27 bb)
Manig Loeser – 100,000 (5 bb)
HAND #28 – Manig Loeser raised button to 95,000, leaving himself just 5,000 behind, and Jason Mercier called from the big blind and showed , thinking Loeser was all in.
Mercier bet 5,000 in the dark to put Loeser all in, and the flop came , giving Mercier top pair with top kicker.
Loeser called with for a diamond flush draw, and he needed to improve to stay alive.
The turn card was the , the river card is the , and Mercier won the pot with his pair of eights to eliminate Loeser in fifth place. Mercier now has more than 65% of all the chips in play.
Jason Mercier – 3,370,000 (169 bb)
Manig Loeser – Eliminated in 5th Place ($139,195)
The final four players are guaranteed at least $198,850 each.