Super High Roller: Tom Boivin Doubles Thru Jason Mercier Again, But Mercier’s Stack Is Still Growing

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Level 17:  15,000/25,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining:  3 of 41

HAND #61  –  Jason Mercier raised from the button to 50,000, taking the blinds and ante.

HAND #62  –  Franklin Fok completed the small blind to 25,000, Jason Mercier raised from the big blind to 85,000, and Fok folded. Mercier took the pot.

HAND #63  –  Jason Mercier completed the small blind to 25,000, and Tom Boivin checked his option in the big blind. Both players checked to the turn on a board of 8c7c5h2h, Mercier bet 35,000, and Boivin called. The river card was the 4h, and both players checked. Mercier showed 9h5s to win the pot with a pair of fives, and Boivin mucked.

HAND #64  –  Jason Mercier raised from the button to 50,000, and Franklin Fok called from the big blind. The flop came AdQh8d, Fok checked, Mercier bet 45,000, and Fok folded. Mercier took the pot.

HAND #65  –  Franklin Fok completed the small blind to 25,000, and Jason Mercier checked his option in the big blind. The flop came Qs9s6c, Fok checked, Mercier bet 25,000, and Fok folded. Mercier took the pot.

HAND #66  –  Franklin Fok limped from the button for 25,000, Jason Mercier completed the small blind, and Tom Boivin checked his option in the big blind. All three players checked to the turn on a board of 7d3d3cJh, and Mercier bet 25,000. Boivin called, and Fok folded.

The river card was the 10h, Mercier bet 150,000, and Boivin folded. Mercier took the pot.

Tom Boivin  –  125,000  (5 bb)

HAND #67  –  Jason Mercier raised from the button to 500,000, and Tom Boivin called all in from the small blind for 125,000 with Ah9s.

Mercier turned over Js8c, and Boivin needed his hand to hold to stay alive.

The board came Kc3c2sKd10c, and Boivin won the pot with his ace to double up in chips.

Tom Boivin  –  300,000  (12 bb)
Jason Mercier  –  4,400,000  (176 bb)

Super High Roller: Tom Boivin Doubles Thru Jason Mercier

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Level 17:  15,000/25,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining:  3 of 41

HAND #58  –  Tom Boivin moved all in from the small blind for 135,000, taking the blinds and ante.

HAND #59  –  Franklin Fok completed the small blind to 25,000, and Jason Mercier checked his option in the big blind. Both players checked to the turn on a board of AcKd7s2c, Fok bet 25,000, and Mercier called. The river card was the 2s, Fok checked, Mercier bet 55,000, and Fok folded. Mercier took the pot.

HAND #60  –  Jason Mercier moved all in from the small blind, and Tom Boivin called all in from the big blind for 145,000 with 7d7c.

Mercier turned over Qd4h, and Boivin needed his pocket sevens to hold to stay alive.

The board came Ah7s5h5d7h, and Boivin flopped a set, turned a full house, and rivered quads to win the pot and double up in chips.

Tom Boivin  –  315,000  (13 bb)
Jason Mercier  –  4,040,000  (162 bb)

Super High Roller: Giuseppe Iadisernia – 4th Place ($198,850)

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Level 17:  15,000/25,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining:  3 of 41

Giuseppe Iadisernia

HAND #55  –  Jason Mercier raised UTG/cutoff to 500,000, taking the blinds and ante.

HAND #56  –  Giuseppe Iadisernia moved all in from the small blind for 220,000, taking the blinds and ante.

HAND #57  –  Franklin Fok limped UTG/cutoff for 25,000, Giuseppe Iadisernia moved all in from the button for 270,000, and Fok called with AhQs.

Iadisernia turned over As9h, and he needed to improve to stay alive.

The board came 9d7h6d5dQh — Iadisernia paired his nine on the flop, but Fok paired his queen on the river to win the pot and eliminate Iadisernia in fourth place.

Franklin Fok  –  810,000  (32 bb)
Giuseppe Iadisernia  –  Eliminated in 4th Place  ($198,850)

Super High Roller: Franklin Fok Doubles Thru Giuseppe Iadisernia

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Level 17:  15,000/25,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining:  4 of 41

Franklin Fok
Franklin Fok

HAND #52  –  Franklin Fok moved all in from the button for 230,000, and Jason Mercier called from the big blind.

Jason Mercier:  Ah4d
Franklin Fok:  As5s

The board came KhJd10h9dQc, and both players made ace-high straights to chop the pot.

HAND #53  –  Jason Mercier raised from the small blind to about 300,000, taking the blinds and ante.

HAND #54  –  Giuseppe Iadisernia raised UTG/cutoff to 95,000, Franklin Fok moved all in from the big blind for 225,000, and Iadisernia called with Js10s.

Fok turned over KsKh, and he needed his hand to hold to stay alive.

The board came As9d3cJc3h, and the pocket kings held up for Fok to win the pot and double up in chips.

Franklin Fok  –  490,000  (20 bb)
Giuseppe Iadisernia  –  275,000  (11 bb)

Super High Roller: Jason Mercier Has More Than 80% of All the Chips

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Level 16:  10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining:  4 of 41

HAND #41  –  Jason Mercier moved all in from the small blind, and Tom Boivin folded the big blind. Mercier took the blinds and ante.

HAND #42  –  Jason Mercier raised from the button to 500,000, taking the blinds and ante.

HAND #43  –  Jason Mercier raised UTG/cutoff to 40,000, and Giuseppe Iadisernia called from the big blind. The flop came Ad10d6c, Iadisernia checked, Mercier bet 35,000, and Iadisernia folded. Mercier took the pot.

HAND #44  –  Everyone folded to Jason Mercier, giving him a walk in the big blind.

HAND #45  –  Giuseppe Iadisernia limped from the button for 20,000, Jason Mercier completed the small blind, and Tom Boivin checked his option in the big blind. The flop came Kh8h3s, and Mercier bet 20,000. Boivin folded, Iadisernia raised to 80,000, and Mercier called.

The turn card was the Kd, and both players checked. The river card was the 5s, and they checked again.

Mercier showed QhQc for two pair, kings and queens, and Iadisernia mucked. Mercier won the pot to reach 3.9 million in chips, giving him 76.1% of all the chips in play.

Jason Mercier  –  3,900,000  (195 bb)

HAND #46  –  Jason Mercier raised from the button to 375,000, taking the blinds and ante.

HAND #47  –  Tom Boivin raised from the button to 185,000 (with just 25,000 behind), taking the blinds and ante.

HAND #48  –  Everyone folded to Jason Mercier, giving him a walk in the big blind.

Seat 1.  Giuseppe Iadisernia  –  600,000  (30 bb)
Seat 2.  Jason Mercier  –  3,990,000  (200 bb)
Seat 3.  Tom Boivin  –  260,000  (13 bb)
Seat 4.  Franklin Fok  –  275,000  (14 bb)

HAND #49  –  Giuseppe Iadisernia limped from the button for 20,000, Jason Mercier completed the small blind, and Tom Boivin checked his option in the big blind. The flop came Qs3s2s, and Mercier bet 25,000. Boivin and Iadisernia both called.

The turn card was the 7s, and it checked to Iadisernia, who bet 30,000. Mercier called, and Boivin folded. The river card was the 6c, and both players checked.

Iadisernia showed 4s4d for a four-high flush, but Mercier turned over Jh8s to win the pot with an eight-high flush.

HAND #50  –  Jason Mercier raised from the button to about 300,000, taking the blinds and ante.

HAND #51  –  Tom Boivin raised from the button to 165,000 (with just 20,000 behind), taking the blinds and ante.

That was the last hand of Level 16.