- Big Stax XXII 300 Main Event 1:10 PM
- Level 27 (30000/60000/10000)
- Total Entries: 2805
- Players Remaining: 34
- Average Stack: 2,404,000
- Next Payout: $3,278
Nocera came into Day 3 with 1.805M but could never get it headed in the right direction. Derek Staib opened the pot from middle position to 130k and was called by Nocera in the cutoff, as well as Joe Cashen and Andriy Yaremiy from the small and big blind.
Flop: 3♠3♣6♥ Pot: 610k
Two checks to Staib who bet 200k. Nocera moved in for 755k total getting Cashen and Yaremiy out of the way. Staib made the call to put Nocera at risk.
Staib A♣6♠ vs Nocera A♠10♥ Pot: ~2.1M
Turn: Q♦ River: 4♠
Staib gets the K.O. and recuperates some of his starting stack.
Nocera is eliminated in 35th place for $3,278.