It's All Relative to the Grinder
Ali Sarkeshik was just wandering around between the tables for a moment, chatting briefly with Scott Seiver who was doing the same. Both players have around 60,000 sitting at their respective places at the moment, currently representing above average stacks with 48 left.
Seiver asked Sarkeshik how he was doing and he shrugged. "Okay, okay," he said. "Fifty or sixty," he added. "That's good," insisted Seiver. "Yeah but the Grinder has like 150," added Sarkeshik.
"Yeah, but the Grinder is special," said Seiver, and several chuckled at nearby tables. "You can't go comparing yourself to the Grinder!"
Seiver then walked over to Mike Watson and pointed to his stack — now up over 100,000 as well — and proceeded to do just what he advised Sarkeshik against doing.
"You probably think this is special, don't you?" grinned Seiver as he continued to point at Watson's stack, then added the news that Mizrachi currently had more.