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McKeehen and Greenawalt went into a deep-stacked battle with the former world champ having over big blinds and Greenawalt having a little over The first round went to Greenawalt as he nearly evened the counts, but McKeehen made a boat against his flush to retake command. Then, McKeehen cracked Greenawalt's slowplayed aces with a straight on a board of. Both players checked the turn and Greenawalt bet the river with his set, paying off a big raise by McKeehen, who showed.
User Account Sign in. We see our first short stack get it in, as Justin Levy pushes from the small blind after Vimy's raise. Levy goes over 3,, with the win. Players have taken their seats to start Level 29, and from the talk during break, it's only a matter a time before the play opens up for the shorter stacks.
The pay jumps where we are now are pretty steep, and players have been staying away from playing many big pots. Here are the updated chip counts: Monday, October 14, Big Stax Day 3: Shankar Pillai called out of the big blind, and it would be the K J of Pillai against the 3 3 of Farah.
The run out seemed great for Mohammed until a jack spiked the river, sending him home in sixth place. Chip counts are as is: She came into Day 3 with ,, but when she arrived at her seat, she had just under , She played about as quality as you can and had some big hands to last as long as she did, and even put herself in position to make noise at the final table.
There was no help as the board ran out jack high, sealing Stephanie's fate. Justin Levy folded in the big blind and the hands were tabled: Vimy Ha has now vaulted himself to the top three, chipping up to over 4,, Albin had bet , on the flop, and although it was only , more to call, Josh seemed to feel as if he just wasn't good.
Albin would eventually make the call and show 88, but that was after Vimy tabled KK. Vimy would river a king, which was irrelevant at the time, and double to 3,, Posted by pragmattic at 9: There haven't been many hands that went to a flop, and maybe one or two hands that have gone to a showdown. Posted by pragmattic at 8: We Are All Witness.
Vimy Ha opened the pot for ,, and was then three bet by Shankar Pillai to , When the action was back on Ha, he was four bet to 1,, After thinking for a few moments Pillai would five bet to 1,,, which Vimy Ha then flatted. The flop ran out 10 6 4, and Pillai was first to act. Shankar fired out a bet of 1,, which was called by Vimy. After the 7 on the turn, Shankar would announce himself all-in covering Ha , and it looked as if Vimy was about to snap.
He then sat back in his chair, and Shankar actually let out an audible sigh of relief, and said aloud that he then knew his hand was good. Vimy asked if Shankar would show the hand if he folded, and after going with a open ended answer, eventually told Vimy he would show.
Ha would fold his hand and Shankar would win an 7,, pot without a showdown. Shankar Pillai - 8,, Vimy Ha - 2,, Posted by pragmattic at 7: AK, which would send Raj Patel home. Posted by pragmattic at 6: While they eventually went down different paths as time passed, they both continued to further their via tournament poker. They also took different paths to this eventual deal, as Chan grinded through Day 1A to bag a hefty stack, while Harwood entered on Day 2 with twenty big blinds.
Their different starts resulted in similar finishes, as Harwood entered heads-up play with a slight chip advantage. You can take a look back at the four days of action by visiting the live updates page. There are a few things that we know about Day 2 of the Big Stax Championship…the cards will be in the air at Everyone is currently chasing Aaron Overton Philadelphia, PA , who bagged , at the end of the night, good enough for the Day 1A chip lead. Players have already started the enter the tournament area, as the cards are moments away from getting in the air for Day 1B.
The poker room has been buzzing since the schedule was released for the opening event of the Big Stax X series, and we can finally say the day is here. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.