Team PokerStars Pro Jason Mercier is already in the action. He raised to 2,200 from the cutoff and only Michael Kane called in the small blind.
The flop of saw Kane check to Mercier, who continued for 2,300. Kane called to see a turn of , which both players were happy to check.
The river of saw Kane check to Mercier again, but this time the former EPT San Remo champion bet 8,300. Kane thought about it, but eventually let his hand go. Mercier and Kane are now almost level in chips.