Yesterday, Phil Ivey had his aces cracked by the two pair of [Removed:283] to put an end to his first buy-in. Ivey waited until the start of Day 2 to give it another try, but unfortunately for him he'd run into [Removed:288] once again.
According to Jason Mercier, who was kind enough to fill us in on the details, action folded to [Removed:288] in the small blind and he opened for 16,000. Ivey was in the big blind and opted to ship for around 260,000, which [Removed:288] called with . Ivey held the inferior and was in need of some help. The flop put out some runner-runner options, but the turn took them away. The river was of no consequence, and [Removed:288] eliminated Ivey for a second time.