Staib with Back to Back Knockouts

  • Parx Big Stax XXX 500 3:00PM 
  • Level 19: 5,000/10,000/10,000
  • Total Players: 1224
  • Players Remaining: 108

Table 8 has been one to watch, and quite the entertainment for anyone in earshot.  The table, with a couple players over the million mark in live earnings from Mike Linster and Jon Borenstein, and around 100k from a few others at the table.  The tone has been relatively light, cracking jokes and enjoying day 2.

After missing a flush draw in a 300k pot, Harrison Dobin was left somewhat short with about half the average.  Dobin raised to 22k, and Staib called from the BB.

Flop: 4cKs5c Staib checks, Dobin bets 18k, and Staib called

Turn: 9d Staib checks, Dobin bets 55k, Staib moves all in, and Dobin tanks and then calls with his final approx 180k.

River: 3h

Staib: K9hh for top 2 pair

Dobin: 77 to be eliminated in 110th place for $1,337.

A couple hands later, Staib raised from the button and Jon Borenstein called from the BB.

Flop: 9x68hh Borenstein checked, Staib lead out and Borenstein moved all in for his final approx 100k, and Staib called.

Turn: 3h

River: 7s

Staib: 910cc for top pair turned straight on the river

Borenstein: kc9h for top pair to eliminate him in 107th place for .  “This is how I run:  I just don’t win all-ins.” said Borenstein.

Derek Staib, Danny Warchol, Jon Borenstein, Mike Linster (L to R)