In a recent hand, a preflop raising war resulted in Russia's Andrei Demidov getting his stack of 45,000 all in holding the . Aido had called the shove and was disappointed to discover his was dominated.
The board ran out a clean and Demidov doubled through Aido, who was left with 30,000 after the hand.
Team PokerStars Pro Dag Palovic is notorious for his 5 high chips stacks. Those small towers already make it easy to count his stack but he's also a regular user of the MyStack app. He updates his stack in the app after every significant pot and thus we know he now has 103,700:
The hand he described we saw from the turn. Brazilian LAPT Punta del Este winner Marcelo da Fonseca had checked on and Palovic had bet 7,500. Da Fonseca, wearing a "ALL IN M. F★CKER" hat and t-shirt" for the occasion, made the call. Despite the firm text on his t-shirt he didn't shove but he check called another 15,000 from Palovic on the river. Palovic showed and took down the sizable pot to get over the 100,000 mark.
Dag Palovic is wearing a t-shirt to promote his book 'Ako sa stať poker pro' ('How to become a poker pro'), the first ever Slovakian poker book by the way. Palovic co wrote the book with 1983 WSOP Champion Tom McEvoy who was just this year indicted into the Poker Hall of Fame.