Greg Merson had the button, and folded. Jesse Sylvia moved all in for effectively 21.8 million from the small blind, and Jake Balsiger folded.
|Blindid||1,000,000 / 2,000,000|
Jake Balsiger had the button to begin this hand. Jesse Sylvia got a walk in the big blind.
Jesse Sylvia started the hand with the button, and folded. Jake Balsiger folded as well, and Greg Merson received a walk.
Greg Merson had the button and raised it up to four million. Jesse Sylvia studied from the small blind, then called. Jake Balsiger folded.
The flop came down , and Sylvia checked. Merson checked behind to see the come out on the turn. Sylvia checked, and Merson checked behind again.
The river was the to pair the board. Sylvia bet 4.7 million, and Merson gave it up.
Jake Balsiger had the button, and moved all in for 22.1 million. Jesse Sylvia tank-folded, and Balsiger picked up the pot.
Jesse Sylvia had the button and folded before Jake Balsiger shoved from the small blind to win the pot.
Back in July, Merson spoke about his experience throughout the WSOP Main Event, and how he was planning to spend his lead up to this huge moment in his life.
Greg Merson started the hand with the button, and he folded. Jesse Sylvia walked as well, and Jake Balsiger received a walk.