2022 888poker XL Winter Series WSOPC Rozvadov
Big Stax 300
Days:
Big Stax 300
Day 2 Completed

Dan Sweeney Leads the Field Through Day 2 of the Parx Big Stax 300

GeoffFisk • Level 25: 20,000-40,000, 40,000 ante
Dan Sweeney
Dan Sweeney

The Parx Big Stax 300 has hit the home stretch, with 40 players remaining from the original field of 2,257 entires.

Sunday's Day 2 flight saw a total of 453 entries trim down to the final five tables after 11 hours of play. The night ended with Dan Sweeney (4,570,000) baggng the chip lead, riding a late surge to end Day 2 with a commanding chip stack from Parx Casino in Bensalem, Pennsylvania.

Other top stacks included Albert Harary (3,350,000), Joe Galazzo (3,305,000), and David Larson (3,110,000).

The field played through 11 one-hour levels Sunday, and play will resume at Level 26 for Monday's Day 3 finale, which will restart with the blinds at 25000/50000/50000.

After five days of play in the Parx East building, the final day of the tournament will move over to the the Parx Casino poker room. Play will resume at noon, with 60-minute levels played until the final table is reahced. Once the tournament is down to the final nine, 90-minute levels will be played.

Follow along with the PokerNews live reporting team as the Big Stax 300 plays down to a champion Monday.

End of Day 2 Chip Counts (full)

GeoffFisk • Level 25: 20,000-40,000, 40,000 ante
Dan Sweeney us
Dan Sweeney
us 4,570,000 -530,000
Albert Harary US
Albert Harary
US 3,350,000 2,315,000
Joseph Galazzo us
Joseph Galazzo
us 3,305,000 -295,000
David Larson us
David Larson
us 3,110,000 860,000
Gregory Fishberg us
Gregory Fishberg
us 3,000,000 -100,000
Daniel Ciancio us
Daniel Ciancio
us 2,835,000 1,335,000
Sergey Lukyantsev US
Sergey Lukyantsev
US 2,645,000 -1,055,000
Anthony Chin us
Anthony Chin
us 2,510,000 1,800,000
Christopher Laieta us
Christopher Laieta
us 2,410,000 1,410,000
David Fellah US
David Fellah
US 2,190,000 490,000
Nico Corrado US
Nico Corrado
US 2,160,000 2,011,000
Bryan Miller us
Bryan Miller
us 2,130,000 -970,000
Ryan Oconnell US
Ryan Oconnell
US 2,040,000 1,794,000
Michael Kemeter us
Michael Kemeter
us 2,020,000 1,674,500
Brian Gelman us
Brian Gelman
us 2,010,000 1,844,000
Sharath Sreeramoju us
Sharath Sreeramoju
us 1,995,000 -205,000
Mark Napier US
Mark Napier
US 1,805,000 -1,295,000
Ryan Jackson US
Ryan Jackson
US 1,720,000 1,449,500
Daryl Black us
Daryl Black
us 1,580,000 1,438,500
Anthony Tonzelli us
Anthony Tonzelli
us 1,575,000 625,000
Michael Marder us
Michael Marder
us 1,530,000 930,000
Tam Nguyen us
Tam Nguyen
us 1,530,000 1,280,000
Vyacheslav Molokovich us
Vyacheslav Molokovich
us 1,495,000 -1,505,000
Billy Perez US
Billy Perez
US 1,440,000 -60,000
Sumeet Wayachal us
Sumeet Wayachal
us 1,390,000 1,085,000

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Four More Hands

GeoffFisk • Level 25: 20,000-40,000, 40,000 ante

The field will play four more hands before the night wraps up.

Sweeney Surging

GeoffFisk • Level 25: 20,000-40,000, 40,000 ante

With around 500,000 in the pot, and the board showing {a-Clubs}{3-Diamonds}{j-Spades}{k-Spades}{5-Diamonds}, Dan Sweeney checked from under the gun, and his button opponent shoved for 645,000.

Sweeney thought it over briefly, the made the call. The button dejectedly turned over {2-Diamonds}{2-Clubs}, with Sweeney turning over the winner with {a-Hearts}{9-Diamonds}.

Dan Sweeney us
Dan Sweeney
us 5,100,000 1,100,000

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Sweeney Hits Four Million

GeoffFisk • Level 25: 20,000-40,000, 40,000 ante

The hijack opened to 95,000, the cutoff shoved for 495,000, Dan Sweeney cold called from the small blind, and the hijack folded.

Cutoff: {a-Clubs}{q-Clubs}
Dan Sweeney: {7-Hearts}{7-Diamonds}

Board: {j-Diamonds}{2-Hearts}{8-Diamonds}{5-Diamonds}{k-Diamonds}

Sweeney's pocket sevens stayed ahead the whole way, with a diamond flush coming in on the river.

Sweeney appears to have the chip lead as the final level of Day 2 plays out.

Dan Sweeney us
Dan Sweeney
us 4,000,000 1,395,000

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Lukyantsev Near the Top

GeoffFisk • Level 25: 20,000-40,000, 40,000 ante

Sergey Lukyantsev, facing a check from the big blind, bet 100,000 on a {k-Hearts}{j-Spades}{a-Hearts}{5-Spades} board.

The big blind check-raised to 300,000, and Lukyantsev thought it over for a few moments, then made the call.

Both players checked through the {7-Clubs} river, and Lukyantsev showed the winner with {a-Diamonds}{10-Hearts}, besting his opponent's missed flush draw with {q-Hearts}{5-Hearts}.

Sergey Lukyantsev US
Sergey Lukyantsev
US 3,700,000 3,379,500

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Level:
25
Blinds:
20,000/40,000
Ante:
40,000

Last Break of the Night

GeoffFisk • Level 24: 15,000-30,000, 30,000 ante

Players are on a 15-minute break; the field will play one more level after this break and then bag for the night.