King of the Table

  • Big Stax XXII 1500 Main Event 10:45 PM
  • Level 29 (50000/100000/15000)
  • Total Entries: 447
  • Players Left: 6
  • Next Payout: $24,585
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Max Young, Day 3 Level 29

Max Young has just eliminated two opponents in three hands.

First hand, Young opened to 225k from the hijack and Zhaoxing Wang 3-bet all-in from the cutoff for 960k total. The button and blinds relinquished their cards before Young quickly called.

Young K♦K♥ vs Wang Q♣Q♦ Pot: 2.19M

Board: 8♣2♥6♥7♠J♠

Zhaoxing Wang is eliminated in 8th place for $14,439.

Young then took one hand off before picking up another premium holding.

Young opened to 225k from middle position and Henry Meacham shoved ~600k from the small blind. Neal Gay folded his big blind after some thought and Young once again immediately called.

Young K♦K♥ vs Meacham 7♦7♠ Pot: ~1.405M

Board: 5♠A♥3♦5♦J♥

Young picks up Kings twice in three hands and busts two opponents in the process. He is now the chip-leader with ~6.2M.

Henry Meacham is eliminated in 7th place for $18,861.