Side Events #1

The first side event on the schedule for Big Stax XXII was the $430 Double Black Chip Bounty. The event drew 190 runners creating a prize-pool of $36,860. Kevin Grabel took the win as part of a 4-way chop which award him $9,500 of the possible $10,600 for first. He also took 20 bounties from the event adding another $4k in winnings. Here’s a look at the final results:

Place First Last City State Amount Won
1 KEVIN GRABEL SOUTHAMPTON PA $ 9,500
2 NICHOLAS BILOTTI NORTH WALES PA $ 4,733
3 ELI ENGLARD SPRING VALLEY NY $ 4,732
4 ANTHONY PASQUA HAMILTON NJ $ 4,732
5 MICHAEL LINSTER ISLAND PARK NY $ 2,274
6 KEVIN MECHALAS NORTH WALES PA $ 1,710
7 JOHN MALCZAN BOCA RATON FL $ 1,327
8 JOSHUA ROGERS OGLESBY IL $ 999
9 MARTIN PAPPATERRA LAWRENCEVILLE NJ $ 866
10 VINCENT PALMERI STATEN ISLAND NY $ 737
11 RONAN TEIXEIRA ELLICOTT CITY MD $ 645
12 NICHOLAS PARTENOPE COLONIA NJ $ 645
13 JOSEPH ASTORINA BROOKLYN NY $ 645
14 JOHN WANG LEVITTOWN PA $ 571
15 HARRY BRESSLER WAYNE PA $ 571
16 STEVEN ADLER BLUE BELL PA $ 571
17 DARWIN DARWIN BROOKLYN NY $ 534
18 JOSHUA JOSHUA New Albany MS $ 534
19 STEVEN REESE SEWELL NJ $ 534

The second side event was the $340 buy-in Seniors Event. The tournament drew 134 runners creating a prize-pool of $38,994. The remaining five players agree to a chop which saw Kent Wuethrich and Judith Bielan take the same amount which was about 20% more than the other finishers. Here’s a look at the final results:

Place First Last City State Amount Won
1 KENT WUETHRICH SUGAR RUN PA $ 6,252
2 JUDITH BIELAN BAYONNE NJ $ 6,252
3 LAWRENCE ROUX CHALFONT PA $ 5,320
4 JAMES DITARANTO HACKENSACK NJ $ 5,320
5 ALEXANDER GENTILE BOHEMIA NY $ 5,320
6 MARVIN SIEGEL FREEHOLD NJ $ 1,880
7 MARK SCHWEDES BEVERLY NJ $ 1,458
8 JOSEPH RIEG PHOENIXVILLE PA $ 1,100
9 DONALD KLINE JR. JERSEY SHORE PA $ 944
10 LAURENCE OHALLORAN COLONIA NJ $ 780
11 PATRICIA KNOLL WASHINGTON XNG PA $ 780
12 ALLEN REICHENBERG MORRISVILLE PA $ 780
13 RAYMOND WHITNEY GREEN LANE PA $ 702
14 STEPHEN SUTTON LANGHORNE PA $ 702
15 BENJAMIN LAVES SOMERSET NJ $ 702
16 DANIEL YANOFSKI WEST ORANGE NJ $ 702