The cards were on their backs between Jason Mercier and Connor Drinan. Mercier enjoyed a sterling summer and was looking to continue his run into the new EPT season.
In this hand Mercier was ahead with against Drinan's . The flop of looked safe for the five-time bracelet winner and former EPT Sanremo Champion. However, the on the turn gave Drinan an open-ended straight draw. The river was the and Drinan doubled up.