Jason Mercier had the button. He raised to an unknown amount and Jonathan Aguiar three-bet all in. Mercier snap called and tabled . Aguiar rolled his eyes and showed .
It seemed to get even better for Mercier when he flopped a set on the flop. However, a shocked look quickly washed over Mercier's face as the rolled off on the turn, giving Aguiar the nut straight. Mercier would need to make a full house or quads on the river, but the bricked out for him and he was eliminated from the tournament.
"Let's play ball!" Mercier said to Vanessa Selbst, who recently showed up to the room with a basketball in hand.
Aguiar, on the other hand, will be returning to the round of 8 with a stack of 229,000.