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(pokernews.com) – Brent Roberts beat a field of 696 runners to take down THE World Poker Tour DeepStacks Big Stax XV $1,500 Main Event at Parx Casino in Pennsylvania for $205,944. It’s the third-biggest cash of Roberts’ live poker career, which includes WPT and World Series of Poker final tables and aWSOP Circuit Main Event ring among his now $1.7 million in cashes.
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Jared Jaffee (60th place), Jack Schanbacher (48th), Nick Jivkov (37th), Kane Kalas (34th), Tristan Wade (29th), Justin Liberto (23rd), Brandon Cantu (18th), Mark Herm (15th), and Brian Lemke(14th) were among the players to make the final 62 and cash in the Main Event of the popular Big Stax series.
The players who outlasted them to make the nine-handed official final table were mostly ananonymous bunch, with Roberts the clear headliner. According to the live updates, Roberts went into the final table with a solid stack of more than 40 big blinds, but found nothing to get involved with early in play as the first three eliminations occurred before dinner break without Roberts playing a major pot.
Already the chip leader before that hand, Roberts was massively in front and sent Santiago thenMike Hollenberg packing to roll to the title.
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