High Roller: Jason Mercier – 4th Place ($111,150)

$25,500 RRPO High Roller (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 18:  15,000/30,000 with a 30,000 ante
Players Remaining: 3 of 45

Jason Mercier

The climb back fell short for Jason Mercier. He dropped a big pot to Bryn Kenney without a showdown and moved in soon after for 745,000 after Kenney opened to 75,000 from the button. Kenney called for a huge pot.

Kenney: KsKh
Mercier: AhQc

Mercier ran into a monster and could not find a save on the Jc8h4s3h3d for the surprising exit in fourth place.

Bryn Kenney – 2,700,000 (90 bb)
Jason Mercier – Eliminated in 4th Place ($111,150)

High Roller: Jason Mercier Versus Bryn Kenney

$25,500 RRPO High Roller (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 18:  15,000/30,000 with a 30,000 ante
Players Remaining: 4 of 45

Jason Mercier

Jason Mercier opened to 60,000 from under the gun and Bryn Kenney defended his big blind to see the As4h2h flop. Kenney checked, Mercier bet 45,000 and Kenney called.

The turn was Ac, Kenney checked, Mercier bet 155,000 and Kenney called. The board finished with the 4s river, Kenney checked, and Mercier fired again for 190,000. Kenney looked at the board for two minutes and sent the nice sized pot to Mercier.

Jason Mercier – 1,350,000 (45 bb)
Bryn Kenney – 1,400,000 (47 bb)

High Roller: Break Time Counts

$25,500 RRPO High Roller (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 18:  15,000/30,000 with a 30,000 ante
Players Remaining: 4 of 45

The four remaining players were sent on a 10-minute break after Level 17. They will return with Bryn Kenney leading and Jerry Robinson on the short stack.

Seat 1: Jerry Robinson – 700,000 (23 bb)
Seat 2: Bryn Kenney – 1,570,000 (52 bb)
Seat 3: Jason Mercier – 1,035,000 (35 bb)
Seat 4: Brock Wilson – 1,195,000 (40 bb)

Remaining payouts:

1st: $400,135 + RRPO Trophy
2nd: $255,645
3rd: $161,170
4th: $111,150

High Roller: Anthony Zinno – 5th Place ($77,805)

$25,500 RRPO High Roller (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 17:  15,000/25,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining: 4 of 45

Anthony Zinno

Brock Wilson opened to 555,000 from under the gun and Anthony Zinno came along from the cutoff to the 9s6s3s flop. Wilson checked, Zinno bet 60,000, and Wilson called.

The turn came 5c, Wilson checked, and Zinno bet another 130,000. Wilson thought for several minutes and moved all in. Zinno called, tabled QsJs and saw he was drawing dead against Wilson’s nut flush AsTs to exit in fifth place.

Brock Wilson – 1,625,000 (65 bb)
Anthony Zinno – Eliminated in 5th Place ($77,805)

High Roller: Updated Counts

$25,500 RRPO High Roller (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 17:  15,000/25,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining: 5 of 45

Things settled in with the new level and there’s been little major action. Bryn Kenney leads, Brock Wilson is back up to second, and Jason Mercier is right off a million.

Seat 1: Jerry Robinson – 590,000 (24 bb)
Seat 2: Bryn Kenney – 1,380,000 (55 bb)
Seat 3: Jason Mercier – 910,000 (36 bb)
Seat 4: Brock Wilson – 1,075,000 (43 bb)
Seat 5: Anthony Zinno – 550,000 (22 bb)