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Mercier Going the Wrong Way

Team PokerStars Pro Jason Mercier is down to 22,500 in chips, which is less than half of the starting stack. Here's a couple of hands he lost.

On the first hand, Mercier checked the {K-Spades}{9-Spades}{6-Spades} flop and Philipp Gruissem bet an unknown amount. Jason Somerville called and then Mercier check-raised to 6,400. Gruissem folded and Somerville called.

The turn was the {5-Hearts} and Mercier bet 8,600 with a little over 26,000 behind. Somerville jammed for 22,275 and Mercier gave it up.

Shortly after that, Mercier checked the {10-Diamonds}{6-Hearts}{6-Diamonds}{10-Spades} board and Gruissem bet 1,800. Mercier called to see the {9-Diamonds} fall on the river. After checking again, Mercier folded to a bet of 3,300 from Gruissem and dropped back to 22,500 in chips.

Chip stacks
Philipp Gruissem de 114,000 18,000
Jason Somerville us 60,000 10,000
Jason Mercier us 22,500 -20,500

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