Lavenburg Takes A Hit

  • Big Stax XXII 1500 Main Event 6:00 PM
  • Level 27 (30000/60000/10000)
  • Total Entries: 447
  • Players Left: 9
  • Next Payout: $11,252

Mike Lavenburg opened from middle position to 125k and was flatted by Max Young in the hijack. The rest of the players folded out and they would take the flop heads-up.

Flop: 2♠6♦Q♠ Pot: 430k

Lavenburg bet 175k and was called.

Turn: 8♣ Pot: 780k

Lavenburg bet 375k. Young moved all-in for 1.11M total. Lavenburg called after just a few moments once he received the count.

Lavenburg K♣Q♦ vs Young K♠J♠ Pot: ~3M

River: 4♠

Young hits his flush on the end and avoids elimination. He now has ~3M and is in excellent shape at the Final Table.

Lavenburg is off to a rough start after coming into the Final Table as chip-leader. He now has ~3.5M and is once again behind Vinny Pahuja.