$300+$40 Seniors Deep Stack NLH
Level 25: Blinds 20000/40000/40000 BB Ante
Average Chips: 483,000
Lisa in the middle of 24 was able to get a flop shove through Alyce on , with looming. That kept her near 8 bigs, enough to matter.
Then, Barry got a shove through, BB vs Button. Siegel lays a weak ace down.
Folded around to Barry Leventhal in the small blind, he chose to complete, while Lisa Pickell checked her option.
The flop came . With 90,00 in the middle, Barry jammed for 170,000 effective and Lisa snapped.
Barry had been caught in the middle of his range, and Lisa looked scheduled for a double, her dominating his .
However, the poker godddess dumped a and then a on her, giving Barry one of his ways to win – a backdoor straight.
Lisa takes 6th for $2110.
Then, defining action. Alyce and Steve Blixt, who has been quiet, get into a pot which leaves Alyce nearly dead.
She had made a big call with a weak pair and flush draw, and couldn’t improve. Left with 10,000, there was not much to do, as that is not even a quarter of a blind. Meanwhile, the pot shoots Blixt up to 650,00, the first time he has been above the average for many levels.
Alyce then won her next two hands, and suddenly has 4 blinds.
Amazingly, she then wakes up with , and puts it in. Blixt now shoves his stack from the SB, only to be snapped by Barry, who has in the perfect scenario.
An ace on the flop all but seals it. Alyce takes 5th for $2,532, while Blixt 4th for $3,376.
Three handed, a discussion fails.