- Big Stax XXIII 300 Main Event 10:30 PM
- Level 13 (1200/2400/300)
- Day 1C Entries: 421
- Total Entries: 1009
Arstanaliyev comes into the final three levels with the chip-lead and ~430k betting units in his arsenal. He has ~$105k in career earnings and is coming into this series after hitting his career best score earlier this month. Arstanaliyev finished 2nd in a $150 event at Borgata for $24,914. He also has some recent success here at the Big Stax series getting all the way to 25th before being eliminated from the 500 Main Event in August. Arstanaliyev will now look to carry the momentum into Day 2 play and has an excellent chance of finding a bag later this evening and potentially challenging the chip-leaders.
Sharma is on the opposite end of the spectrum as our chip-leader and is a new player on the tournament scene. However, he has built up the 2nd largest stack in the room with ~400k heading into the 2400 big blind. Finding a bag and advancing into Day 2 play will be a new experience for Sharma and could result in the largest score of his young career.
Steven Sarmiento holds the 3rd position in the standings with ~385k and has an 80k advantage over the trail pack.