Michel Abecassis opened with a raise to 700 from middle position, and Lorenzo Sabato called from the next seat before action folded to Dan Smith in the small blind. Smith put in a reraise to 2,700, then action fell on Team PokerStars Pro Jason Mercier in the big blind. He four-bet to 4,700.
After Abecassis and Sabato folded their hands, Smith opted to call and take a flop, which came down . From there, Smith checked, Mercier fired 2,300, and Smith called.
The turn was the , and another check came from Smith. Mercier decided to check behind this time, and the completed the board on the river. It was here that Smith fired 7,500, and Mercier raised all in for about 12,500. Smith quickly called.
Mercier showed the and Smith the . Both players had a Broadway straight and chopped up the pot.