Noll Out, Raman Stays Alive

  • Big Stax XXII 500 Main Event 1:20 PM
  • Level 25 (20000/40000/5000)
  • Total Entries: 1445
  • Players Left: 30
  • Average Stack: 1,926,000
  • Next Payout: $3,157

Geno Raman stayed alive after getting in ~530k with A♠3♦ vs K♦Q♥. The board ran out with nothing higher than a Ten and Raman secured the double to get back into the event with ~1.1M.

yehuda balin
Yehuda Balin, Day 3 Level 25

Noll came into Day 3 as one of the shorter stacks (855k) and was taken out by Balin after chipping down to ~450k. Balin opened the pot in middle position and Noll 3-bet all-in on his immediate left. Action folded back and Balin put him at risk risking ~30% of his stack.

Balin 9♥9♣ vs Noll A♠Q♦ Pot: ~1M

Board: 10♥6♥7♥K♥2♦

Balin made a flush on the turn to seal the deal and chips up to ~2.1M.

Charles Noll is eliminated in 31st place for $3,157.