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2010 NAPT Mohegan Sun High Roller Bounty Shootout
Days:
12

Event Info

Players 35

Level Info

Level 8
Blinds 3,000 / 6,000
Ante 1,000

Sam Stein Doubles

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Sam Stein
Sam Stein
Jason Mercier raised to 10,000 on the button and Sam Stein defended his big blind.

The flop came {6-Diamonds}{8-Clubs}{5-Clubs} and Stein check-raised Mercier's 12,500 to 34,000. Mercier called and the turn brought the {8-Spades}. Stein fired 57,000 and Mercier moved all in. Stein called for his tournament life and the hands were revealed:

Mercier: {7-Clubs}{3-Spades}
Stein: {9-Hearts}{7-Spades}

Mercier picked the wrong spot and was drawing to a chop. The river was the {3-Clubs} and Stein doubled up to about 520,000.

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Level:
6
Blinds:
2,000/4,000
Ante:
500

Mercier Extending His Lead

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Jason Mercier called on the button and Sam Stein raised to 10,000 in the big blind.

Mercier called and the flop came down {8-Spades}{5-Spades}{J-Spades}. Stein bet 13,000 and Mercier called, landing the {A-Hearts} on the turn. Stein bet 24,000 and Mercier called, delivering the {A-Spades} on the river. Both checked and Mercier tabled {8-Hearts}{10-Spades} to take down the pot.

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Mercier Forces A Fold

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Jason Mercier raised to 7,500 on the button and Sam Stein defended his big blind.

The flop came down {J-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}{Q-Clubs} and Stein checked. Mercier bet 9,000 and Stein called, followed by the {J-Clubs} turn card. Stein checked and Mercier bet 21,500. Stein called and the {2-Spades} hit the river. Again Stein checked and Mercier fired 50,500, forcing a fold from Stein.

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Mercier Wins with Ace High

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Mercier cuttin' out chips
Mercier cuttin' out chips
Sam Stein raised the button to 7,500 and Jason Mercier called. The flop came down {4-Diamonds}{3-Hearts}{3-Clubs} and that would be the final round of betting where either player put chips in the pot. Mercier check-called a bet of 10,500 from Stein and they then moved to the turn, which came the {2-Spades}. Both players checked and then the river was the {Q-Spades}. Both checked again.

Mercier's {A-Spades}{8-Clubs} was good enough to win him the pot as Stein mucked his hand.

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Stein Closing The Gap

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Sam Stein raised to 7,500 on the button and Jason Mercier re-raised to 21,000 in the big blind. Stein called and the flop came {10-Diamonds}{4-Hearts}{4-Clubs}.

Mercier bet 25,500 and Stein called, followed by the {6-Spades} on the turn. Mercier checked and Stein checked behind. The river was the {7-Clubs} and Mercier checked. Stein bet 37,000 and Mercier folded, giving the pot to Stein. He is back up to about 350,000.

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Stein Takes One

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Jason Mercier raised to 7,500 on the button and Sam Stein defended his big blind.

The flop came {6-Diamonds}{2-Hearts}{10-Clubs} and Stein check-called 9,500. Both checked the {9-Spades} turn card and the {3-Spades} hit the river. Stein bet 19,000 and Mercier gave it up, surrendering the pot to Stein.

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Stein Wins a Little Back

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Sam Stein raised the button to 8,000 and Mercier called. The flop came down {K-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds}{7-Clubs} and Mercier checked. Stein fired 10,500 and Mercier called. The turn went check, check after the {Q-Spades} landed and then the river was the {8-Spades}. Mercier checked again and Stein fired 22,000. Mercier tanked for a few minutes and then let the hand go. Stein earned some chips back on this hand, but is still down a lot since beginning heads-up play.

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Mercier's Call With Fourth Pair Is Good

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Jason Mercier raised to 7,500 on the button and Sam Stein called from the big blind.

The flop came {2-Hearts}{9-Diamonds}{4-Hearts} and Stein checked. Mercier bet 9,500 and Stein raised it to 25,500. Mercier called and the {8-Hearts} hit the turn. Stein bet 38,000 and Mercier called, delivering the {K-Clubs} river card.

Stein fired again, this time for 63,500. Mercier thought for about a minute before making the call. Stein tabled {J-Spades}{10-Clubs} for air and Mercier had that beat with {4-Spades}{3-Clubs}, winning the big pot with fourth pair and crossing the 600,000 chip mark.

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