Event 45: $50,000 Poker Players Championship

Mercier and Chen Tangle In O8



On the paired {8-Spades}{8-Hearts}{7-Hearts} flop, Lee Goldman checked and Bill Chen bet. Jared Bleznick called and then Jason Mercier raised. Goldman folded and Chen reraised. Bleznick folded and then Mercier reraised. Chen called.

Before the turn came out, Chen checked in the dark. The dealer landed the {Q-Spades} on the turn and Mercier bet. Chen called.

The river was the {10-Diamonds} and Chen checked. Mercier fired one more bet, but this time Chen couldn't make the call and tossed his hand into the muck.

Despite losing this pot, Chen has 189,000 and is up on the day thus far, having won some nice pots prior. Mercier is also up and sitting on 164,000.

Spieler Chips Fortschritt
Bill Chen us
Bill Chen
us 189,000 39,000
Jason Mercier us
Jason Mercier
us 164,000 14,000

Tags: Bill ChenJared BleznickJason MercierLee Goldman