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Hand 2 Hand Combat -- Jason Mercier vs Phil Ivey

Mercier Versus Ivey on High Stakes Poker

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Oct 01, 2010


Card Player’s The Scoop caught up with Jason Mercier at the World Series of Poker for a proper sit down chat, and during this chat we brought up Mercier’s experience on High Stakes Poker in season six. Now, Mercier is not usually one to talk strategy, in fact he doesn’t at all, but we wanted to get inside his head to find out his thoughts on a certain hand with Phil Ivey. Imagine one of those hands that you analyse over and over again in your head. Now imagine you played it against arguably the best poker player in the world. We had to know more… Jason Mercier: I had been playing pretty tight; Gus Hansen raises to $4,200 under the gun, Eli Elezra flats cut-off, Ivey flats button, and I had A 4 in the small blind. I think I actually would have won the hand if I had ...

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