Event 53: All-In Shoves Getting Through

Event 53: $800 No-Limit Hold’em 8-Max $800,000 Guarantee 

Level 30
Blinds: 50,000/100,000/10,000
Total Entrants: 1,507
Players Remaining: 8

Chip Average: 2,825,000

The current sub-30 big blind average stack is leading to a healthy amount of all-in shoves in Level 30. In the past two orbits alone, short-stack James Dempsey has had three shoves get through and Justin Liberto pushed once with no callers.

Neil Patel had the biggest gain when he moved all-in for 2,500,000 from the small blind following a 230,000 chip open from Andrei Konopelko and a button call by Darlene Lee. Both players folded with little hesitation and Patel boosted his stack to the middle of the leaderboard as a result. With the blinds soon to go up, the trend of preflop shoves should continue with Brandon Ienn, Dempsey and Liberto all under 20 bigs.

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