Ryan Tamanini raised on the button to 125k. Arkadiy called. The flop came 6♣3♣5♠. Arkadiy checked and Tamanini bet 125k. Arkadiy moved all-in and Tamanini made the call with 8♣4♣ against Arkadiy’s A♣7♣.
Turn: J♠ River: 9♦
Arkadiy holds with Ace-high and converts his 5-1 advantage into an outright win of the 2500 Main Event.
That hand brings an end to Big Stax XXIV. Thanks to everyone who participated and the schedule for Big Stax XXV, which will be in May, will be released soon. Full results for the 2500 Main Event will be posted soon.
Nick Lee raised to 110k from under the gun and was called by Tsinis Arkadiy on the button as well as Abe Faroni in the big blind.
Flop: 4♥7♠3♥ Pot: 375k
Faroni checks. Lee bets 150k. Arkadiy called. Faroni folded.
Turn: 2♦ Pot: 675k
Lee checked. Arkadiy bet 450k. Lee moved all-in for 1.4M and was called.
Lee 10♥7♥ vs Arkadiy 3♦3♠ Pot: 3.475M
Lee was still drawing live to his flush but the board paired on the end giving Arkadiy a full-house and another elimination at the Final Table. He extends his chip-lead while Faroni and Taminini will have to fight for the opportunity to gets heads-up with Arkadiy.
During Level 25, Ryan Taminini found a full double through Abe Faroni with 6x6x against AxKx all-in preflop. The board ran out 9x8x6x8x5x and Taminini escaped the short-stack. After that, the four players stayed fairly even for the remainder of the level. Here’s how the chip-counts look heading into Level 26: