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Mercier Wins 3 SCOOPs, Isildur Droops

18 May 2015, By: Pokerjunkie.com
Jason Mercier won again on Sunday to give him a hat trick of SCOOP titles for 2015.
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Jason Mercier won again on Sunday to give him a hat trick of SCOOP titles for 2015.

Meanwhile, Phil Ivey and Ben Sulsky are among the top online earners this month while Isildur1 slides hard.

Finally, Ivey has received his own Chrysler commercial featuring the 300 Sedan.

Jason Mercier Wins Third SCOOP Title of Series on Sunday

Jason Mercier is having an epic run in the 2015 Spring Championships of Online Poker over at PokerStars. On Sunday, Mercier won his third title of the series after taking down Event #20H, the $2,100 NL Hold'em 4-Max.

Mercier found himself at a stacked final table that included six-time SCOOP champ Calvin 'cal42688' Anderson and Ryan 'HITTHEPANDA' Franklin. Ultimately it was Mercier and Franklin that battled for the title.

The pair agreed to a chop and played out for the trophy. Mercier took down the title and $178,000. He is now one victory away from matching Shaun Deeb's record of four SCOOP titles in a single year. Deeb set that record in 2012.

Sulsky, Ivey Among Top Earners - Isildur1 Tops Losers

Ben "Sauce1234" Sulsky and Phil Ivey are among the top earners in high-stakes online action this month while Isildur1 leads the losers.

Through Sunday Sulsky leads all players with over $919,000 in combined earnings. He has $691,213 in earnings on Full Tilt and $228,549 on PokerStars.

Right behind him is Phil Ivey. Ivey has won $322,223 this month playing as RaiseOnce on PokerStars and another $254,354 playing as Polarizing on Full Tilt.

On the flip side, Viktor "Isildur1" Blom leads in losses this month despite a winning month on PokerStars.

Isildur1 is listed as #4 currently for top earners with $307,126 on PokerStars. Unfortunately, he has $798,019 in losses on Full Tilt. The next closest loser is BigNittyBanker with $461,950.

Phil Ivey Gets His Own Chrysler Commercial

Some of you may remember that Phil Ivey appeared in a Chrysler television commercial last month as someone who had "created their own success."

Now Ivey is featured in a new commercial for the new 300 Sedan. The tag line is simply, "There's nothing wrong with being flashy, so long as you've done the work to back it up."

Watch the full commerical right here.

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