From the hijack seat, Nicolas Chouity raised to 6,600 before play moved over to Steve O'Dwyer on the button. O'Dwyer flat-called and Barny Boatman folded from the small blind. In the big blind sat Mercier. He reraised all in for 35,600. Chouity gave it some thought and then reraised all in for around 100,000. O'Dwyer quickly folded, leaving Chouity and Mercier up against one another.
Mercier tabled the and was flipping for his tournament life against the for Chouity.
The flop came down and put Chouity further in the lead with a set of fives. No miracle came for Mercier as the board finished with the and on the turn and river, respectively. Mercier quickly made his way to the exit and for the time being, it has ended.