Jason Mercier opened to 6,000 from early position, Paul Newey defended his big blind, and the dealer spread . Newey led out for 8,500, and Mercier raised to 25,700. Newey called.
The turn was the , and Newey tanked for a minute or so before checking. Mercier tossed out 25,700, and Newey check-raised all in for around 80,000. Mercier wasn't happy about it, but plopped forward enough blue T5,000 chips to make the call.
The on the river was a brick, and Newey was eliminated.
"I'd rather just start again," Newey told the table as he headed to re-enter the tournament.
Mercier is now up around 470,000 chips.