Level 23 (5,000/10,000/1,000)
Total PNIA Main Event Entries: 1,224
Total Players Remaining: 77
Chip Average: 318,000
Justin Liberto is one of the more accomplished players in any field he enters and his experience is shining through on Day 2 of the Poker Night in America Main Event. Liberto started Day 2 with 313,000 and has only built from there. After sending a player to the rail, Liberto nearing the magic 1,000,000 mark and is a serious contender to make tomorrow’s final table.
An early position player opened and Liberto three-bet from the big blind. His opponent called and the two saw a A♥K♥Q♦ flop. Liberto continued for 31,000 and his opponent called to see the J♠ turn. Liberto checked this time and his opponent moved all-in for about 125,000.
It didn’t take Liberto long to call with 10♠3♣ for Broadway. His opponent showed A♠3♠, looking for a ten to chop but did not find it on the river. With the pot, Liberto sits at 930,000 and is now one of the top stacks in the room.