Super High Roller: Hands #29-40

$50,000 Super High Roller (Single Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 16:  10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining:  4 of 41

HAND #29  –  Jason Mercier completed the small blind to 20,000, and Tom Boivin checked his option in the big blind. The flop came AsQd2d, Mercier bet 20,000, and Boivin folded. Mercier took the pot.

HAND #30  –  Jason Mercier raised from the button to 40,000, taking the blinds and ante.

HAND #31  –  Jason Mercier raised UTG/cutoff to 40,000, taking the blinds and ante.

HAND #32  –  Everyone folded to Jason Mercier, giving him a walk in the big blind.

HAND #33  –  Jason Mercier raised from the small blind to about 380,000, showing As9c as he took the blinds and ante.

HAND #34  –  Jason Mercier moved all in from the button, taking the blinds and ante.

HAND #35  –  Everyone folded to Giuseppe Iadisernia, giving him a walk in the big blind.

HAND #36  –  Tom Boivin raised UTG/cutoff to 210,000 (with 40K behind), taking the blinds and ante.

HAND #37  –  Jason Mercier completed the small blind to 20,000, Tom Boivin moved all in from the big blind for 280,000, and Mercier folded.

HAND #38  –  Jason Mercier raised from the button to 40,000, taking the blinds and ante.

HAND #39  –  Jason Mercier raised UTG/cutoff to 40,000, taking the blinds and ante.

HAND #40  –  Giuseppe Iadisernia completed the small blind to 20,000, and Jason Mercier checked his option in the big blind. The flop came Kc3c2c, Iadisernia bet 60,000, and Mercier folded. Iadisernia took the pot.

Super High Roller: Manig Loeser – 5th Place ($139,195)

$50,000 Super High Roller (Single Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 16:  10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining:  4 of 41

Manig Loeser

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.

Manig Loeser:  Ah10h
Franklin Fok:  QhJh

The board came Jd5d3h5s4s, 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 As8d, thinking Loeser was all in.

Mercier bet 5,000 in the dark to put Loeser all in, and the flop came 8c5d2d, giving Mercier top pair with top kicker.

Loeser called with Kd9d for a diamond flush draw, and he needed to improve to stay alive.

The turn card was the 4s, the river card is the Qs, 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.

Super High Roller: Jason Mercier Continues to Pressure the Shorter Stacks

$50,000 Super High Roller (Single Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 16:  10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining:  5 of 41

Jason Mercier

HAND #14  –  Giuseppe Iadisernia limped from the cutoff for 20,000, Tom Boivin moved all in from the small blind for about 280,000, and Iadisernia folded. Boivin took the pot.

HAND #15  –  Everyone folded to Franklin Fok, giving him a walk in the big blind.

HAND #16  –  Giuseppe Iadisernia raised from the hijack to 85,000, and Jason Mercier called from the cutoff. The flop came Jh9s3h, Iadisernia checked, Mercier bet 80,000, and Iadisernia folded. Mercier took the pot.

HAND #17  –  Jason Mercier raised under the gun to 40,000, Tom Boivin moved all in from the cutoff for 300,000, and Mercier folded. Boivin took the pot.

HAND #18  –  Everyone folded to Jason Mercier, giving him a walk in the big blind.

HAND #19  –  Jason Mercier completed the small blind to 20,000, Tom Boivin moved all in from the big blind for 370,000, and Mercier folded. Boivin took the pot.

HAND #20  –  Jason Mercier raised from the button to 40,000, taking the blinds and ante.

HAND #21  –  Jason Mercier raised from the cutoff to 500,000, taking the blinds and ante.

HAND #22  –  Everyone folded to Giuseppe Iadisernia, giving him a walk in the big blind.

HAND #23  –  Manig Loeser raised from the button to 330,000 (with 5K behind), taking the blinds and ante.

HAND #24  –  Jason Mercier moved all in from the small blind, taking the blinds and ante.

HAND #25  –  Jason Mercier moved all in from the button, taking the blinds and ante.

HAND #26  –  Giuseppe Iadisernia limped under the gun for 20,000, Jason Mercier raised from the cutoff to 65,000, and Iadisernia called. The flop came 10d8h2d, Iadisernia moved all in for about 710,000, and Mercier folded. Iadisernia took the pot.

Super High Roller: Sam Sweilem – 6th Place ($109,370)

$50,000 Super High Roller (Single Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 16:  10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining:  5 of 41

Sam Sweilem

HAND #13  –  Manig Loeser raised from the cutoff to 40,000, Giuseppe Iadisernia called from the dead button, and Sam Sweilem called from the big blind.

The flop came 9d4s2d, and Sweilem moved all in for about 270,000. Loeser folded, and Iadisernia called.

Giuseppe Iadisernia:  Ad5d  (flush draw, gutshot straight draw)
Sam Sweilem:  5h4d  (pair of fours)

Sweilem needed his pair of fours to hold to stay alive.

The turn card was the 8d, the river card was the Qc, and Iadisernia turned a diamond flush to win the pot and eliminate Sweilem in sixth place.

Giuseppe Iadisernia  –  935,000  (47 bb)
Sam Sweilem  –  Eliminated in 6th Place  ($109,370)

The remaining five players are all guaranteed at least $139,195 each.

Super High Roller: Albert Daher – 7th Place ($79,540)

$50,000 Super High Roller (Single Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 16:  10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining:  6 of 41

Albert Daher

HAND #12  –  Albert Daher moved all in from the small blind for about 475,000, and Jason Mercier called from the big blind with Ah10s. Daher turned over KhQs, and he needed to improve to stay alive.

The board came 7s5d2d9c4h, and Mercier won the pot with his ace to eliminate Daher in seventh place.

Jason Mercier  –  3,070,000  (154 bb)
Albert Daher  –  Eliminated in 7th Place  ($79,540)