Big Stax XXIX Schedule

Our next Big Stax event is about six weeks away.  We are looking forward to having  WPTDeepstacks return to help cover and live stream Days 2 and 3 of our $1500 Main Event.  Our $300, $500 and $2500 Main Events will return as usual.  Below is the full schedule for our next event.  Structure sheets will be available on the website soon.

Day Date Time Buyin/Fee Event
Sun 4/28/19 11am $100+20 Super Satellite to Big Stax 300/500
Wed 5/1/19 11am $300+40 Big Stax 300 : Day 1a
Thu 5/2/19 11am $300+40 Big Stax 300 : Day 1b
Fri 5/3/19 11am $300+40 Big Stax 300 : Day 1c
Sat 5/4/19 10am $300+40 Big Stax 300 : Day 1d
Sun 5/5/19 11am $300+40 Big Stax 300 : Day 2
Mon 5/6/19 12pm $300+40 Big Stax 300 : Final Day
Mon 5/6/19 7pm $265+35 Super Satellite to Big Stax 500 & WPTDeepStacks Main Event
Wed 5/8/19 12pm $300+40 NL Hold’em : Survivor ($3000 winners)
Thu 5/9/19 11am $500+50 Big Stax 500 : Day 1a
Fri 5/10/19 11am $500+50 Big Stax 500 : Day 1b
Sat 5/11/19 10am $500+50 Big Stax 500 : Day 1c
Sun 5/12/19 Mother’s Day – no events
Mon 5/13/19 11am $500+50 Big Stax 500 : Day 2
Tue 5/14/19 12pm $500+50 Big Stax 500 : Final Day
Tue 5/14/19 7pm $150+25+100 Super Satellite to WPTDeepStacks Main Event w/Black Chip Bounty
Thu 5/16/19 11am $175+25 Super Satellite to WPTDeepStacks Main Event
Thu 5/16/19 7pm $250+30+50 Super Satellite to WPTDeepStacks Main Event w/Dbl Green Chip Bounty
Fri 5/17/19 11am $1500+100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event : Day 1a (8-handed)
Fri 5/17/19 7pm $250+30 Super Satellite to WPTDeepStacks Main Event
Sat 5/18/19 11am $1500+100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event : Day 1b (8-handed)
Sat 5/18/19 7pm $265+35 Super Satellite to Big Stax 2500
Sun 5/19/19 11am $1500+100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event : Day 2 (8-handed)
Sun 5/19/19 1pm $2375+125 Big Stax 2500 : Day 1 (8-handed)
Mon 5/20/19 11am $2375+125 Big Stax 2500 : Day 2 (8-handed)
Mon 5/20/19 12pm $1500+100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event : Final Day (8-handed)
Tue 5/21/19 12pm $2375+125 Big Stax 2500 : Final day (8-handed)
Tue 5/21/19 12pm $500+60+500 NL Hold’em : Purple Chip Bounty
Wed 5/22/19 10am $300+40 NL Hold’em : Seniors (50+) Event
Thu 5/23/19 12pm $500+60 NL Hold’em : Survivor ($5000 winners)
Fri 5/24/19 12pm $500+60 Pot Limit Omaha/NL Hold’em Mix
Sat 5/25/19 11am $200+30 Saturday Afternoon No-Limit Hold’em with Re-Entries

Big Stax XXVIII Complete

Big Stax XXVIII had record setting turnouts and prize pools.  With the conclusion of the 2500 also is the close of this series.  Big Stax will return in May.  Please join us in our main poker room for high hands and giveaway promotions totaling $425,000 that will be given away in the months of March and April.

Kuey Big Stax XXVIII 2500 Champion

  • Big Stax XXVIII 2500 12:50AM
  • Play Complete
  • Total Players: 159
  • Players Remaining: 1

Semi-retired Bronx native Natale Kuey is our Big Stax XXVIII 2500 Champion.  He came into day 3 short and battled his way back to end up on top.  Kuey enjoys playing the game, and tells me he plays mostly for sport.  Today marks Kuey’s largest live tournament cash.  Congratulations!

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Natale Kuey Big Stax XXVIII Champion: $97,662

 

2nd Place Kurtz: $61,847

  • Big Stax XXVIII 2500 12:45AM
  • Level 30 100,000/200,000/100,000
  • Total Players: 159
  • Players Remaining: 1

Matt Kurtz had come back from break and managed to build his stack to close to 5M when he moved all-in pre-flop with his A-8.  Natale Kuey called with AJ.  The board ran out missing Kurtz to eliminate him in 2nd place for $61,847.

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Matt Kurtz 2nd Place: $61,847

Heads Up With Little Movement

  • Big Stax XXVIII 2500 12:20AM
  • Level 30 100,000/200,000/100,000
  • Total Players: 159
  • Players Remaining: 2

There has yet to be any shown down, or larger hands in heads up play.  Matt Kurtz still has around 3M.  A recent hand Kurtz raised 400k on the button, Kuey called.

Flop: 3x47hh Kuey checked, Kurtz bet 300k, Kuey raised to 800k and Kurtz folded.

 

 

Vaughan 3rd Place: $40,243

  • Big Stax XXVIII 2500 10:53PM
  • Level 29 75,000/150,000/75,000
  • Total Players: 159
  • Players Remaining: 3

From the button, Matt Kurtz raised to 400k, Natale Huey 3-bet to 1.2M, Matt Vaughan went all in, and called by Kuey.

Board: 8-6-5-9-K

Vaughan: AQss

Kuey: 1010 to win the hand and knock out Vaughan in 3rd place for $40,243.

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Matt Vaughan 3rd Place: $40,243

 

Vaughan Doubles Up

  • Big Stax XXVIII 2500 10:30PM
  • Level 28 60,000/120,000/60,000
  • Total Players: 159
  • Players Remaining: 3

Left very short from doubling up Matt Kurtz, Matt Vaughan went all in pre flop for his last 1.095M, and Kurtz called.

Board: 8-6-5-3-5

Kurtz: A-9

Vaughan: K-3 for 2-pair for a much needed double up.

Kurtz Doubles Up

  • Big Stax XXVIII 2500 10:20PM
  • Level 28 60,000/120,000/60,000
  • Total Players: 159
  • Players Remaining: 3

Standard pre-flop raise to 300k, and both blinds called.

Flop: 3s7x9s action checks around

Turn: 10d Vaughan bet 300k, Kurtz goes all in for 2.54M, Vaughan tanks and then calls

River: Ks

Vaughan: J-9

Kurtz: 10-2ss for the flush