Jason 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”.
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