Jason Mercier was down to under 60,000 about 15 minutes ago, but he just bounced back after winning a big pot to get back over the 100,700 he started the day with.
The big blind was not at the table when Mercier raised under the gun to 4,000. David Halpern called out of the small blind, and they went heads up to a flop of . Halpern led out for 4,100, and Mercier came along to see the turn, the . Halpern fired out again, this time for 6,200, and Mercier responded with a raise to 18,500. Halpern called, and the river brought the .
Halpern led out for the third time with a bet of 12,000 this time. The ESPN cameras swarmed around Mericer, who shoved all in for 46,000 after thinking for about 90 seconds. Halpern tanked for about 30 seconds, before folding, flashing the as he did so. Mericer collected the pot, and is now up to 114,000.