Grabel Back In It

  • Big Stax XXII 1500 Main Event 10:50 PM
  • Level 23 (12000/24000/4000)
  • Total Entries: 447
  • Players Left: 22
  • Average Stack: 1,015,000

Grabel was down to 332k coming into Level 23 but has made a good comeback. He got through two 3-bet all-ins without getting called and had doubled his stack without a showdown leading into this hand.

Action folded to Grabel in the cutoff and he shoved 647k. Action folded to Vinny Pahuja in the big blind who had recently taken the chip-lead and was at ~2.7M. After some thought, Pahuja pulled the trigger to put Grabel at risk.

Grabel A♣10♦ vs Pahuja 7♦7♠ Pot: ~1.35M

Board: 6♦A♠8♠2♠3♦

Grabel flops his Ace and holds, winning the flip and getting back into the mix with ~55 big blinds. Pahuja is still healthy with just over 2M.