Ammunition For Mercier
Jussi Ryynanen raised to 8,000 and both blinds defended. Michael Mizrachi was in the small blind and he checked the flop. Jason Mercier, who was in the big blind, checked as well.
Ryynanen put out a 17,000-chip continuation bet and Mizrachi decided to call. Mercier had 64,300 chips left and he moved all in. Ryynanen announced a pot-size raise putting massive pressure on Mizrachi.
After about half a minute Mizrachi got up from his chair and leaned against the back wall. He could not believe what had just happened, and after about two minutes he open-folded his .
The turn brought out the , and the river the giving Mercier the double up with just two pair. Mizrachi would've won the hand, but he did not feel like risking his big stack.