Hand #85: Jason Mercier had the button and raised to 40,000. Daniel Negreanu three-bet to 125,000 from the small blind and Paul Volpe folded from the big blind. Mercier kicked it in as well and Negreanu took the pot.
Hand #86: Action folded to Volpe's small blind and he made it 45,000 to go. Mercier called from the big blind and both players took two cards. Volpe checked and Mercier bet 59,000. Volpe tossed forward a call and Mercier tabled a winning .
Hand #87: Volpe raised to 45,000 from his button and Mercier called from the small blind. Mercier took one new card and Volpe stood pat. Mercier checked his action post-draw and Volpe bet 87,000. Mercier folded and Volpe was pushed the pot.
Hand #88: Mercier raised to 40,000 from his button and Negreanu three-bet to 125,000 from the small blind. Action folded back to Mercier and he kicked his cards in.
Hand #89: Volpe made it 46,000 from the small blind and Mercier called from the big. Volpe stood pat and Mercier took one new card. Volpe checked and Mercier led for 68,000. Volpe folded and Mercier took the pot.
Hand #72: Jason Mercier was in the big blind and received a walk.
Hand #73: Daniel Negreanu received a walk.
Hand #74: Mercier raised to 40,000 and picked up the blinds and antes
Hand #75: Negreanu completed the small blind and Volpe made it 58,000 from the big blind. Negreanu folded and Volpe took down the pot.
Hand #76: Mercier raised to 47,000 from the small blind and Negreanu called from the big blind. Both players picked up one new card. Mercier fired 52,000 and Negreanu called. Mercier tabled which prompted Negreanu to muck his cards. Mercier raked in the pot.
Hand #77: Mercier had the button and raised to 40,000. Volpe called out of the big blind and picked up two cards. Mercier opted for just one. Volpe checked and Mercier fired 58,000. Volpe slid out a check-raise to 218,000, putting Mercier deep into the tank. After about a minute, Mercier dropped his hand into the muck. Volpe showed and raked the pot, extending his chip lead.
Hand #78: Volpe put out a raise and took down the pot pre-draw.
Hand #63: Paul Volpe made it 40,000 from the small blind and Jason Mercier called from the big blind. Volpe drew one new card while Mercier opted for two. Volpe led for 100,000 and Mercier quickly tossed out a call.
Volpe fanned but was ultimately bested by Mercier's for a better ten low.
Hand #64: Volpe raised to 35,000 from the button and Mercier called from the small blind. Negreanu popped it up to 105,000 from the big blind. Volpe called and Mercier folded. For the draw, Negreanu stood pat and Volpe took one. Negreanu fired 200,000 post-draw and Volpe quickly let go of his hand.
Hand #65: Negreanu made it 45,000 from the small blind and Volpe called from the big blind. Each player took one card. Negreanu checked, Volpe fired 65,000, and Negreanu let it go.
Hand #66: Volpe made it 41,000 from the small blind and Mercier came over the top from the big blind with a three-bet to 117,000. Volpe called.
Volpe picked up one new card at the draw and Mercier rapped the table, signifying that he was pat. Volpe peered at his hand and came out firing for 220,000. Mercier looked down at his hand and let out a sigh. He eventually tossed out a call and Volpe rolled over number three - - for the win.
Hand #48: Jason Mercier opened to 32,000 and Brian Rast made the call from the big blind and drew two as Mercier stood pat.
Both players checked as Mercier tabled a to scoop the pot.
Hand #49: Jason Mercier raised to 32,000 and collected the blinds and antes.
Hand #50: Daniel Negreanu opened to 45,000 from under the gun with Paul Volpe making the call from the small blind along with Jason Mercier from the big blind. Volpe drew one, Mercier stood pat and Negreanu drew one.
Volpe then took the lead by pushing out a bet of 122,000 as Mercier quickly mucked before Negreanu took his time before folding also.
Hand #51: Brian Rast raised to 45,00 and Jason Mercier called, as did Daniel Negreanu. All three players drew one card with the action being checked over to Rast who bet out 70,000.
Mercier mucked and Negreanu called tabling his as Rast mucked.