Jason Mercier wins Seminole Hard Rock Poker High Roller for $794K

By | April 6, 2017

Jason Mercier wins Seminole Hard Rock Poker High Roller for $794KJason Mercier, a US poker professional and a High Roller champion has won $25,000 buy-in Seminole Hard Rock Poker High Roller for $794,000. Justin Bonomo, another US based player becomes runner-up of this game and pocketed a handsome amount of $556,800 from the tournament.

Mercier has done a great job in previous 12 months. He first crashed 2016 Spring Championship of online poker and then finished second on the overall leaderboard. He has also won two World Series of poker gold bracelets and completed being second in third one. He was the WSOP player of the year as well.

This particular super High Roller attracted 116 entries and it was no easy game for Mercier but he played an outstandingly well till the end of the day and pocketed the trophy along with first prize.

Jason Mercier was very happy after this winning. He said that “it feels great when you play like this ultimately have the honor to collect the title”.
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As mentioned it was a game of $25,500 High Roller No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) and the winner of the match was decided at Level 24: 50,000/100,000 with a 15,000 Ante, whej just 2 players remained in business out of total 116 entries.

Top 9 players of this match took home at least $75,400. Almost all players of top 8 final table were from the United States and just one i.e. Ari Engel was from Canada who was booked for eighth place for a total $78,300.

Final Table Result of 2017 Seminole Hard Rock Poker High Roller:-

Place   Name  Country         Prize

1st      Jason Mercier USA    $794,600

2nd     Justin Bonomo          USA    $556,800

3rd     Loni Harwood USA    $348,000

4th     Anonthy Spinella       USA    $240,700

5th     Olivier Busquet         USA    $153,700

6th     Sam Soverel  USA    $113,100

7th     Bryn Kenney  USA    $92,800

8th     Ari Engel        Canada         $78,300

9th     Jeff Gross     USA    $75,400