Live Events 3
Big Stax 500
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Event Info

Buy-in $550
Prize Pool $440,325
Players 927
Players Left 927
Average Chip Stack 40,000
Total Chips 37,080,000

Level Info

Level 32
Blinds 100,000 / 200,000
Ante 200,000

Players Info - Day 3

Entries 18

Highlights

Highlights

Break Time

AnthonyThompson • Level 31: 75,000-150,000, 150,000 ante

Players are on a 10-minute break.

Mitchell Brown Eliminated in 5th Place ($19,683)

AnthonyThompson • Level 31: 75,000-150,000, 150,000 ante
Mitchell Brown
Mitchell Brown

Jeffrey Gross opened on the button and Mitchell Brown jammed for 1,475,00 on the button. Tam Nguyen folded his big blind and Gross called.

Jeffrey Gross: {a-Spades}{5-Spades}
Mitchell Brown: {10-Spades}{8-Spades}

Brown was behind but found a pair on the {2-Hearts}{k-Diamonds}{8-Hearts} flop.

The turn fell the {4-Clubs} adding wheel outs to Gross's hand which would be completed on the river with the {3-Diamonds} to send Brown home in fifth place.

Jeffrey Gross US
Jeffrey Gross
US 16,000,000 5,000,000
Mitchell Brown us
Mitchell Brown
us Busted

Tags: Tam NguyenMitchell BrownJeffrey Gross

Gross Rivers Full House to take Chip Lead

AnthonyThompson • Level 31: 75,000-150,000, 150,000 ante
Jeffrey Gross
Jeffrey Gross

Tam Nguyen opened under the gun for 400,000 and was called by Mitchell Brown from the small blind, along with Mitchell Brown from the big to see a {9-Spades}{3-Hearts}{k-Hearts} flop that was checked to the {10-Hearts} turn.

Gross lead out for 750,000 and was called by both opponents to see the board pair with the {10-Diamonds} river.

Gross took some time then moved all in for 3,700,000 and was quickly called by Brown while Nguyen folded {q-}{j-}.

Jeffrey Gross: {k-Spades}{10-Spades}
Mitchell Brown: {j-Hearts}{7-Hearts}

Gross got the best river he could ask for and picked up the double to take the chip lead.

Jeffrey Gross US
Jeffrey Gross
US 11,000,000 3,600,000
Tam Nguyen us
Tam Nguyen
us 10,000,000 -100,000
Mitchell Brown us
Mitchell Brown
us 1,300,000 -3,700,000

Tags: Jeffrey GrossMitchell BrownTam Nguyen

Gross Shows Brown Three-High Bluff

AnthonyThompson • Level 31: 75,000-150,000, 150,000 ante

Jeffrey Gross limped in on the button along with Mitchell Brown from the small blind and Tam Nguyen checked his option for the big to see a {6-Clubs}{4-Clubs}{7-Diamonds} flop.

Action was checked to the {10-Diamonds} turn where Brown check-raised Gross's 300,000 bet to 700,000. Nguyen folded and Gross called and saw the {9-Clubs} river complete the board.

Brown checked to Gross who fired out 1,200,000. Brown shook his head in disgust tossing his hand into the muck and Gross tabled {3-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds}.

Tam Nguyen us
Tam Nguyen
us 10,100,000 2,200,000
Jeffrey Gross US
Jeffrey Gross
US 7,400,000 2,740,000
Mitchell Brown us
Mitchell Brown
us 5,000,000 -1,600,000

Tags: Jeffrey GrossMitchell BrownTam Nguyen

Russell Rothstein Eliminated in 6th Place ($14,795)

AnthonyThompson • Level 31: 75,000-150,000, 150,000 ante
Russell Rothstein
Russell Rothstein

Action on the table folded around to Russell Rothstein who moved alll in on the button for 975,000 and was called by Tam Nguyen from the bug blind.

Tam Nguyen: {a-Hearts}{9-Diamonds}
Russell Rothstein: {a-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}

Russell Rothstein had Nguyen dominated until the {7-Diamonds}{9-Hearts}{k-Clubs} flop hit the felt.

The {a-Spades} turn brought some life to Rothstein as he could win the hand with either a king or ace but the river fell the {j-Diamonds} to end his tournament in 6th place.

Tam Nguyen us
Tam Nguyen
us 7,900,000 1,300,000
Russell Rothstein us
Russell Rothstein
us Busted

Tags: Tam NguyenRussell Rothstein

Tens Good for Pahuja

AnthonyThompson • Level 31: 75,000-150,000, 150,000 ante

Mitchell Brown limped in under the gun and Vineet Pahuja raised to 500,000 on the button. Action folded back around to Brown who called to see a {j-Clubs}{j-Spades}{7-Hearts} flop.

Both players checked and did the same for the {8-Spades} turn to see the {2-Spades} river complete the board.

Brown check-called Pahuja's 600,000 bet and Pahuja tabled {10-Clubs}{10-Hearts} to scoop the pot.

Vineet Pahuja us
Vineet Pahuja
us 6,700,000 500,000
Mitchell Brown us
Mitchell Brown
us 6,600,000 1,070,000

Tags: Vineet PahujaMitchell Brown

Michael Linster Eliminated in 7th Place ($11,360)

AnthonyThompson • Level 31: 75,000-150,000, 150,000 ante
Michael Linster
Michael Linster

Michael Marder [B]opened for 350,000 from the hijack and action folded to Michale Linster who jammed for 2,700,000 from the small blind. Russell Rothstein folded his big blin and Marder snap-called.

Michael Marder: {10-Spades}{10-Diamonds}
Michael Linster: {a-Clubs}{j-Diamonds}

It was a race with Linster holding the two overcards but he couldn't find a connection with the {q-Spades}{7-Diamonds}{2-Spades}{3-Spades}{6-Spades} run out and was eliminated in seventh place.

Michael Marder us
Michael Marder
us 8,000,000 1,000,000
Russell Rothstein us
Russell Rothstein
us 1,700,000 -1,580,000
Michael Linster us
Michael Linster
us Busted

Tags: Russell RothsteinMichael MarderMichael Linster

Cooler Over?

AnthonyThompson • Level 31: 75,000-150,000, 150,000 ante
Vineet Pahuja
Vineet Pahuja

Michael Linster opened for 325,000 from early position and Vineet Pahuja defended his big blind to see a {4-Hearts}{2-Spades}{q-Diamonds} flop.

Pahuja check-called Linster's 300,000 continuation bet to see the {8-Diamonds} turn which both players checked to see the {5-Diamonds} fall on the river.

Pahuja lead out for 975,000 and Linster tossed in a chip for the call.

Pahuja tabled {4-Spades}{4-Clubs} for a set of fours and Linster tossed {k-Hearts}{k-Spades} into the muck.

Vineet Pahuja us
Vineet Pahuja
us 6,200,000 1,900,000
Michael Linster us
Michael Linster
us 3,000,000 -1,500,000

Tags: Michael LinsterVineet Pahuja

Level:
31
Blinds:
75,000/150,000
Ante:
150,000

Break Time

AnthonyThompson • Level 30: 60,000-120,000, 120,000 ante

Players are on a 10-minute break.