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SHRB Round-Up: Third Title For Blom; Martirosian Hits Form

Viktor Blom

The Super High Roller Bowl Online Series has crowned all but two of its champions and that champion will be revealed under the watchful eye of the PokerNews Live Reporting team. Before the $102,000 Super High Roller Bowl shuffles up and deal at 8:00 p.m. CET on June. 1, let’s take a look at the events that lead up to it.

SHRB #19 – High Roller: $500K Gtd [8-Max, 2-Day Event]

Matthias Eibinger
Matthias Eibinger

Matthias Eibinger banked a title and a cool $217,000 when he topped a field of 70-entrants in the $10,300 SHRB #19 – High Roller: $500K Gtd [8-Max, 2-Day Event].

The Austrian found himself heads-up with Russia’s Artur Martirosian after the six other finalists, which included Team partypoker’s Mikita Badziakouski and Kristen Bicknell, crashed out.

Eibinger sent his Russian foe to the showers as he collected the top prize, leaving Martirosian to increase his bankroll by $150,500.

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Matthias EibingerAustria$217,000
2Artur MartirosianRussia$150,500
3Kristen BicknellCanada$98,000
4Joao VieiraNetherlands$63,000
5Mikita BadziakouskiSlovenia$49,000
6Sergi ReixachUnited Kingdom$40,250
7Christopher FrankUnited Kingdom$33,250
8Dan SmithCanada$26,250

SHRB #20 – Super High Roller: $1M Gtd [8-Max, 2-Day Event]

There aren’t many poker events that Sam Greenwood hasn’t triumphed in and now he can wipe a Super High Roller Bowl online event off his list. Greenwood went to battle at the final table with the likes of David Peters, Timothy Adams, Nick Petrangelo and Vyacheslav Buldygin to find Christoph Vogelsang waiting for him heads-up.

This pair have clashed dozens of times on the live circuit and know each other’s game inside out. This battle went Greenwood’s way, meaning the Canadian scooped $399,000, leaving Vogelsang to win $262,500.

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Sam GreenwoodCanada$399,000
2Christoph VogelsangUnited Kingdom$262,500
3Vyacheslav BuldyginRussia$168,000
4Nick PetrangeloCanada$94,500
5Timothy AdamsCanada$73,500
6David PetersCosta Rica$52,500

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SHRB #21 – High Roller: $500K Gtd [8-Max, 2-Day Event]

Viktor Blom won his third title of the week when he came out on top of a 55-strong field in the SHRB #21 – High Roller: $500K Gtd [8-Max, 2-Day Event]. Blom has been in phenomenal form and is surely the favourite to win the $102,000 buy-in finale.

The final table of this event was extremely tough, but Blom shone through. Ali Imsirovic, Jake Schindler, Timothy Adams and Mikita Badziakouski all busted in succession. Even Steve O’Dwyer couldn’t halt Blom’s run.

The hyper-aggressive Swede battled with Team partypoker’ Isaac Haxton, a battle he won, and secured his third SHRB title and another $195,250.

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Viktor BlomSweden$195,250
2Isaac HaxtonCanada$130,625
3Stephen O’DwyerNetherlands$83,875
4Mikita BadziakouskiSlovenia$53,625
5Timothy AdamsCanada$35,750
6Jake SchindlerMexico$27,500
7Ali ImsirovicMexico$23,375 

SHRB #22 – High Roller: $500K Gtd [6-Max, 2-Day Event]

Reigning WSOP Europe Main Event champion Alexandros Kolonias won the SHRB #22 – High Roller: $500K Gtd [6-Max, 2-Day Event] after outlasting 76-opponents. Victory in this tournament saw Kolonias’ lifetime winnings increase by $240,860. It also prevented Matthias Eibinger from winning his second title in the space of two days.

Eibinger had to make do with second-place in this event, a result that saw Eibinger collect $15,150.

Others who reached the final table were Badziakouski, Poker Central’s Dan Shak, Darrell Goh and Joao Vieira, the latter falling in third for $92,400.

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Alexandros KoloniasMalta$240,860
2Matthias EibingerAustria$150,150
3Joao VieiraNetherlands$92,400
4Darrell GohUnited Kingdom$67,375
5Dan ShakPoland$48,125
6Mikita BadziakouskiSlovenia$32,725

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SHRB #23 – Super High Roller: $1M Gtd [6-Max, 2-Day Event]

Stephen Chidwick
Stephen Chidwick

Stephen Chidwick won another $430,000 when he became the champion of the SHRB #23 – Super High Roller: $1M Gtd [6-Max, 2-Day Event]. Only 43 players bought in for $25,500 meaning the final six players reaped the rewards.

Sergi Reixach fell in sixth before Badziakouski secured yet another cash. Badziakouski’s teammate Isaac Haxton busted in fourth before Goh exited in third. This left Chidwick and Martirosian as the last standing duo.

The final hand saw the chip go in on a five-high flop, Martirosian holding pocket queens and Chidwick king-five. A king on the river came to Chidwick’s rescue and awarded him the title.

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Stephen ChidwickMexico$430,000
2Artur MartirosianRussia$275,140
3Darrell GohUnited Kingdom$139,750
4Isaac HaxtonCanada$96,750
5Mikita BadziakouskiSlovenia$75,250
6Sergi ReixachUnited Kingdom$58,109

SHRB #24 – High Roller: $500K Gtd [6-Max, 2-Day Event]

Greenwood won his second event in the space of a couple of days by taking down a $10,300 six-handed affair. Again, a pair of Team partypoker members were at the final table, but they couldn’t quite go all the way.

Haxton busted in fourth for $45,000 with Bicknell falling in third for $65,000. Bicknell’s exit left Dan Smith and Greenwood to fight it out one-on-one for the title and the lion’s share of the prize pool.

There was almost $75,000 difference between first and second place but these Goliath’s of the poker world didn’t care about that and played the tournament out as it was intended. This meant Greenwood won $200,000 when he emerged victoriously leaving Smith to scoop $127,972.

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Sam GreenwoodCanada$200,000
2Dan SmithCanada$127,972
3Kristen BicknellCanada$65,000
4Isaac HaxtonCanada$45,000
5Ali ImsirovicMexico$35,000
6Kahle BurnsMexico$27,027

SHRB #25 – High Roller: $500K Gtd [8-Max, 1-Day Event]

The events on May 31 swapped to one-day affairs so players can concentrate on the $3 million guaranteed spectacular on June 1-2.

This meant Samuel Vousden managed to turn $10,300 into $252,350 in only a few hours by triumphing in the 25th event of the series.

Vousden defeated Timothy Adams heads-up for the title and the bulk of the prize pool. Adams can’t be too disappointed with second place as it awarded $180,250.

Thomas Muehloecker was the only other player to net six-figures from his investment. Muehloecker banked $128,750 when his tournament ended abruptly in third-place.

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Samuel VousdenFinland$252,350
2Timothy AdamsCanada$180,250
3Thomas MuehloeckerAustria$128,750
4Luke ReevesUnited Kingdom$90,125
5Nick SchulmanCosta Rica$66,950
6Christian RudolphAustria$51,500
7Kahle BurnsMexico$41,200
8Nick PetrangeloCanada$33,475

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SHRB #26 – Super High Roller: $1M Gtd [8-Max, 1-Day Event]

Linus Loeliger
Linus Loeliger

Linus Loeliger won more than $1 million only a few weeks ago and yesterday netted another $520,000. He had a tough time of it at the final table of the last $25,500 event of the series because the final table was stacked beyond belief.

Haxton, Vogelsang, George Wolff and Adams all busted, Adams winning another six-figure prize. Alex Foxen then busted for $148,000 and was joined on the rail by his girlfriend Kristen Bicknell who collected $236,000.

Loeliger fought with Martirosian heads-up and the latter had to make do with another runner-up finish. This one weighed in at $352,000 so it’s difficult to feel sorry for him!

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Linus LoeligerAustria$520,000
2Artur MartirosianRussia$352,000
3Kristen BicknellCanada$236,000
4Alex FoxenCanada$148,000
5Timothy AdamsCanada$116,000
6George WolffMexico$92,000
7Christoph VogelsangUnited Kingdom$76,000
8Isaac HaxtonCanada$60,000

SHRB #27 – High Roller: $500K Gtd [8-Max, 1-Day Event]

The penultimate event of the series was a $10,300 buy-in eight-handed tournament with $500,000 guaranteed. Michael Addamo took it down to add $228,800 to his lifetime winnings.

That man Martirosian was at the final table, but he ran out of steam in third-place for $114,400.

The Russian’s exit left Badziakouski and Addamo to play one-on-one for the title. Addamo outwitted his talented opponent to get his hands on the top prize, leaving Badziakouski to bank $162,800.

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Michael AddamoUnited Kingdom$228,800
2Mikita BadziakouskiSlovenia$162,800
3Artur MartirosianRussia$114,400
4Kahle BurnsMexico$79,200
5Dan SmithCanada$61,600
6Luuk GielesNetherlands$44,000
7Ilya AnatskiBelarus$35,200
8Sam GreenwoodCanada$30,800

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