Sunday, June 28, 2015 8:35 PM Local Time
Alexander Petersen Cripples Jason Mercier First Hand of Heads Up Play
Alexander Petersen raises to 300,000 on the button and Jason Mercier calls. The dealer spreads a flop of and Mercier checks to Petersen. Petersen fires out 300,000 and Mercier immediately raises "pot" to 1,500,000. Petersen thinks about it for over 30 seconds and eventually calls.
Petersen sticks his hands out in front of his face and asks they not announce the turn card. The dealer burns and turns the and Mercier moves all in. Petersen sees the turn and snap calls.
Petersen flopped the nuts and just has to fade a river club. The hits the river and Petersen doubles up to just shy of ten million. Mercier is crippled.
Alexander Petersen - 9,950,000
Jason Mercier - 1,660,000