Jason Mercier opened to 6,000 from the cutoff seat, Eugene Katchalov called on the button, and Terje Augdal defended his big blind. The flop came down , and Augdal checked to Mercier, who continued for 7,100. Only Katchalov called.
The turn was the , and Mercier tanked before firing 17,000. Katchalov called. Mercier slowed down after the fell on the river though, checking to Katchalov who tossed out 32,000.
"That's around what I was going to bet," Mercier said, reaching for chips.
He tossed in enough checkers to make the call, and Katchalov said, "You got it."
Mercier turned over for two pair, Katchalov mucked, and Mercier raked in the pot.