Cheong Hits A Speed Bump

  • Big Stax XXIII 300 Main Event 5:00 PM
  • Level 29 (50000/100000/15000)
  • Total Entries: 1866
  • Players Left: 8
  • Next Payout: $9,732

Raoul Cheong had managed to chip up to over 10M after starting Day 3 at ~2M but just took the first real hit to his stack.

Cheong opened the pot from the cutoff to 425k. Ruslan Arstanaliyev was on the button and moved all-in for 3.05M total. The blinds folded out and Cheong made the call after verifying the count.

Cheong 10♠10♣ vs Arstanaliyev A♦K♥ Pot: ~6.3M

Board: J♦4♣6♣10♥Q♦

Astanaliyev was in a dire situation after the turn gave Cheong a set but managed to make Broadway on the end and stay alive. Full chip counts will be coming up shortly after the break.