Jason Mercier does it again and wins the $10K H.O.R.S.E. Championship for $422,874

Jason Mercier shows the world he is in the shape of his life. After taking down a bracelet and ending runner-up in the Razz Championship, he managed to win another bracelet. This time it was the $10K H.O.R.S.E. Championship, good for $422,874 and one step closer to winning three bracelets (and costing Vanessa Selbst a lot of money).

 

 

Jason Mercier started the final day, again, as chipleader. Below are the chipcounts at the start of the last day.

Place

Player

Chips

1

Jason Mercier

1.597.000

2

Jesse Martin

1.244.000

3

Nick Schulman

1.170.000

4

Bryn Kenney

708.000

5

Mikhail Semin

684.000

6

Yuval Bronshtein

577.000

7

Douglas Lorgeree

519.000

8

James Obst

466.000

9

Randy Ohel

465.000

10

Adam Friedman

436.000

11

John Monnette

390.000

12

Jose Paz-Gutierrez

115.000

13

Viacheslav Zhukov

93.000

14

Ron Ware

91.000

 

 

When Jason Mercier and James Obst reached the heads-up play, things seemed to go the wrong way for Mercier. He started the heads-up with a 3:1 chip arrear, and thanks to a huge pot in Limit Hold’em he came to a point where he had a 7:1 chip arrear. Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo was a good level for him, he doubled and took some more chips from Obst.

 

Finally, in Limit Hold’em, Mercier found a straight with against the of Obst on a board of to secure his second bracelet in these series, and his fifth WSOP-bracelet overall. The payouts of the final table were as follows.

 

Place

Player

Country

Price

1

Jason Mercier

USA

$422.874

2

James Obst

Australia

$261.354

3

Nick Schulman

USA

$183.779

4

Adam Friedman

USA

$131.519

5

Mikhail Semin

Russia

$95.817

6

Jesse Martin

USA

$71.089

7

Yuval Bronshtein

Israel

$53.729

8

Bryn Kenney

USA

$41.383

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