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19 Feb 19
Stax UK Appreciation

Discogs Track listing: That’s all | It’s not unusual | Can I change my mind | Proud Mary | Long Line Rider | Satisfy my hunger | Seagull | Too weak to fight | I sowed love and reaped a heartache | Non stop to midnight | Don’t tell your mama | If you’re gonna […]

19 Feb 19
Stax UK Appreciation

Clyde Darnell Wilson/Steve Mancha | YouTube/Copyright control Singer and song writer Clyde Darnell Wilson (Steve Mancha) was born in South Carolina and his family relocated to Detroit in the 1950s. In 1966 he recorded for the first time using the name Steve Mancha, with some success. When Holland, Dozier and Holland set up their Invictus […]

19 Feb 19
Stax UK Appreciation

Oscar Mack | Mack Family/Sir Shambling Oscar Mack worked for Otis Redding as opening act on his early ’60s tours, as well as serving as a valet, chauffeur and general assistant. Previously he had been a member of the James Duncan Trio. We do not have a birth date for this artist. Oscar Mack died […]

19 Feb 19
Stax UK Appreciation

Moms Mabley | Northwest Philadelphia Pride Alliance Singer and stand up comedienne Loretta Mary Aiken (Jackie “Moms” Mabley) was born in Brevard, North Carolina on March 19, 1894 and died from heart failure in White Plains, New York on May 23, 1975. She was a veteran of the Chitlin’ Circuit of African-American vaudeville. She was […]

19 Feb 19
Handmade Card by Wei

Hello there! Today I am sharing a card created for the new colour challenge at CAS Colours & Sketches. Our monthly hostess, Samantha, has come up with an unique colour combo (tap the figure below for the details). Here is how I’ve used the colours… Thanks for spending some time with me. I hope you […]

19 Feb 19
Big Stax XXVIII

Date Time Buy-In Fee Event Parx Parx East Tues 2.19.19 7pm $125+$100 $25 NLHE Seniors (50+) Event X Weds 2.20.19 11AM $300 $40 NLHE Seniors (50+) Event X Thu 2.21.19 11AM $100 $20 Super Sat. to Big Stax 1100 X Thu 2.21.19 7PM $150+$25 $25 S-Sat w/green chip Bty X Fri 2.22.19 11AM $1,100 $100 […]

19 Feb 19
Big Stax XXVIII

Big Stax XXVIII 500 5:00AM Play Complete Total Players: 1540 Players Remaining: 2 The final 2 players have agreed to a chop.  Our first place winner of $112,332 chose not to be photographed and Steve Sarmiento will take home the trophy and second place.  While Sarmiento failed to exceed his biggest live cash of $119k […]

19 Feb 19
Big Stax XXVIII

Big Stax XXVIII 500 4:50AM Level 35 200,000/400,000/200,000 Total Players: 1540 Players Remaining: 2 3-way action went back and forth among the remaining players.  Gary Gelman made it 1M on the button, Joseph Siracusa 3-bet to 3.6M and Gelman called. Flop: 3x9sAs Siracusa checks, Gelman bets 1M, Siracusa goes all-in for around 10M and Gelman […]

19 Feb 19
Big Stax XXVIII

The $175+$50 (double green chip bounty) event just ended.  122 entries built a prize pool of $17,568.  Here are the results: Place First Last  Amount Won 1 RONEIL BALANI  $                    5,246 2 NAVEEN CHETTIPALLY  $                    3,350 3 MICHAEL HALIBIGER  $                    2,159 4 RICHARD WALSH  $                    1,574 5 JOHNSON NGUYEN  $                    1,181 6 NIR NAIM  $                       […]

19 Feb 19
Big Stax XXVIII

Big Stax XXVIII 500 3:45AM Level 35 200,000/400,000/200,000 Total Players: 1540 Players Remaining: 3 Gelman folds on the button pre flop, Steven Sarmiento calls and Joseph Siracusa checks. Flop: A-J-4s Sarmiento bets 500k and Siracusa calls Turn: 3s Sarmiento bets 1.5M, Siracusa moves all in for over 8M and Sarmiento folds.

19 Feb 19
Big Stax XXVIII

Big Stax XXVIII 500 3:20AM On Break Next Level 35 200,000/400,000/400,000 Total Players: 1540 Players Remaining: 3 Gary Gelman has taken this level by storm and gone from extremely short stacked to being the chip leader.  Below is an updated chip count for the final 3 players: First Last Chip Count Seat Gary Gelman 32.4M […]

19 Feb 19
Big Stax XXVIII

Big Stax XXVIII 500 3:05AM Level 34 150,000/300,000/300,000 Total Players: 1540 Players Remaining: 3 Pre-flop Gary Gelman raised from the SB and was 3-bet by Steve Sarmiento to 3.5M.  Gelman called. Flop: Kc10c6x Gelman bets 4M and Sarmiento calls Turn and River: 4h-3h and both players check both streets.  Gelman shows AhQh, Sarmiento mucks and […]

19 Feb 19
Big Stax XXVIII

Big Stax XXVIII 500 2:50AM Level 34 150,000/300,000/300,000 Total Players: 1540 Players Remaining: 3 Gary Gelman limps in on the SB, Steven Sarmiento raises to 1.1M in the BB and Gelman calls. Flop: 4-Q-5 Gelman checks, Sarmiento bets 750k and Gelman calls Turn: Ad check, check River: 8d check, check Gelman shows down his K-Q […]

19 Feb 19
Big Stax XXVIII

Big Stax XXVIII 500 2:12AM Level 34 150,000/300,000/300,000 Total Players: 1540 Players Remaining: 3 A few hands after doubling up Gelman, Judith Bielan moved all in with A6ss vs Steven Sarmiento’s AK. Flop: 6xKs8s giving Sarmiento top pair with top kicker but leaving Bielan alive to his a spade for the nut flush.  The turn […]

19 Feb 19
Big Stax XXVIII

Big Stax XXVIII 500 2:05AM Level 34 150,000/300,000/300,000 Total Players: 1540 Players Remaining: 4 Gary Gelman has just survived another all-in and now sits on about 21M.  He was all-in pre-flop with AQ vs. Judith Bielan with KK. Gelman flopped a Q, then rivered trips to win the hand and leave Bielan very short stacked.

19 Feb 19
Big Stax XXVIII

Big Stax XXVIII 500 1:50AM Level 34 150,000/300,000/300,000 Total Players: 1540 Players Remaining: 4 Gary Gelman just got a double up with his A-10 vs Steven Sarmiento with 99. The board ran out Q-5-10-K-2 to give Gelman a double up on his 3.4M.  The next hand, Gelman raised to 700k and Sarmiento went all in […]