Jason Mercier raised to 4,800 from early position and action trickled around to fellow Team PokerStars Pro Eugene Katchalov in the small blind. Katchalov called, the big blind got out of the way, and the two took a flop of .
Katchalov checked to the raiser and Mercier continued out for 4,200. Katchalov stuck around, allowing the to fall on fourth street. Both players checked fourth street, prompting the dealer to put out the on the river. Two more checks occurred and Katchalov rolled over . Mercier smiled, threw his hand into the muck, and Katchalov was awarded the pot.