Poker Legends Daniel Negreanu and Phil Hellmuth seem, unsurprisingly, among the many prime 34 gamers within the $ 300,000 Tremendous Excessive Curler Bowl in Las Vegas. in response to the event organizer, Poker Central.
Daniel Negreanu and Phil Hellmuth are among the many contributors within the upcoming Tremendous Excessive Curler Bowl. (Picture: YouTube)
Justin Bonomo, who little doubt finishes essentially the most lovely 12 months within the historical past of poker, will proceed his momentum with one other excessive stakes title and will make it higher SHRB Trophy Sweep in 2018.
Bonomo received the primary SHRB Vegas in Could for $ 5 million and in addition scooped the SHRB China in March for four.eight million dollars. As loopy as it could appear, these weren’t not even near his largest win of the 12 months. It was a part of the $ 1 million WSOP WSOP Large One for One Drop, the place he received an absurd $ 10 million prize.
In complete, Bonomo has $ 25 million in earnings this 12 months. In consequence, with $ 43.four million, he surpassed Negreanu because the event's most profitable participant of all time. And, barring a scandal much like Full Tilt Poker, he’s virtually sure of a spot within the Poker Corridor of Fame as soon as he turns into eligible in eight years.
Successful SHRB V, which runs from December 17 to 19, could be a cherry on the cake. on the cake.
Negreanu seeks revenge
Negreanu misplaced the match to Bonomo for the title of SHRB IV. He would merely prefer to get a rematch and show that he can all the time compete with the very best no-limit maintain 'em participant on the planet.
DNegs is among the few gamers to have participated on this competitors. Since its inception in 2015, the 5 SHRBs have really just one to earn $ three million.
Bonomo, together with Erik Seidel and Christoph Vogelsang, is one in every of three gamers to money the Tremendous Excessive Curler Bowl twice. "ZeeJustin" additionally completed seventh in 2017 ($ 600,000).
Vogelsang was additionally heated as a part of this prestigious occasion. The German sensation shipped it in 2017 for $ 6 million and was cashed in 2018 (fifth for $ 1.2 million).
Large Title Longshots?
The SHRB has room for 49 gamers and Poker Central has already introduced the primary 34 entries confirmed. Among the many names we have now not mentioned are Phil Hellmuth, Dan "Jungleman" Cates and the present chief of the GPI participant, Alex Foxen.
The 4 earlier winners – Bonomo (2018), Vogelsang (2017), Rainer Kempe (2016), Brian Rast (2015) – are confirmed contributors.
Hellmuth seeks to avenge his epic extinction at SHRB final 12 months. After being launched late at this $ 300,000 buy-in event, he performed questionable performs and was shortly eradicated. Poker Twitter has criticized its choice to reach late and has additionally questioned its means to compete with the very best on the planet.
Poker Brat briefly silenced the enemies, a number of months later, by profitable his 15th WSOP, a historic file. bracelet. However a title in a high-flying competitors just like the SHRB may silence them endlessly.
Different notable entries: Fedor Holz, Isaac Haxton, Dan Smith, Cary Katz and one of many brightest poker gamers Younger stars Nikita Badziakouski .
Though all of those gamers are proficient, given the way in which that has unfolded this 12 months, they’re more likely to play for second place behind Bonomo.