Final Table Bubble Goes Quick

  • Big Stax XXIII 500 Main Event 4:30 PM
  • Level 27 (30000/60000/5000)
  • Total Entries: 1070
  • Players Left: 10
  • Next Payout: $5,845

Pal Zagreda continues to steamroll during Level 27.

Ray Medlin Jr opened the cutoff and Zagreda defended his big blind to make it a heads-up affair.

Flop: Kx3x5x  Pot: ~400k

The amounts on the bets and raises is unclear but the action went like this:

Zagreda checked. Medlin Jr continued with a bet. Zagreda check/raised and was met by a shove for ~1.2M total. Zagreda made the call to put Medlin Jr at risk.

Zagreda KxQx vs Medlin Jr AxAx

Turn: Jx

River: Qx

Zagreda improves to two-pair and beats Medlin Jr’s Aces. He is up to ~13M after the hand and will hold a huge lead as the Final Table is getting underway.

Ray Medlin Jr is eliminated in 11th place for $5,845.