Here’s all the latest info from Thursday’s action in the prestigious High Rollers series on PokerStars:

  • On the schedule today
  • girafganger7 wins $5,200 6-Max for $121K
  • Top ROI figures so far
  • Yesterday’s full High Roller Series results

On the schedule today

Day 2 of the massive $10,300 Progressive Knock-Out begins at 1pm ET with just 11 players still in contention.

The UK’s Jonathan “Proudflop” Proudfoot leads the way at the top of the chip counts, but he’ll have stiff competition from the likes of Rui “RuiNF” Ferreira, Ignat ‘0human0’ Liviu, and Michael “mczhang” Zhang.

Jonathan “Proudflop” Proudfoot

All players have locked up $14,835, but there is $136,210 awaiting the winner, plus bounties which are already significant. Take a look at the full chip counts (plus bounties already earned) below.

New events kicking off today are below:

High Rollers 17: $5,200 NLHE 8-Max, $500,000 guaranteed – Day 1 – 1 p.m. ET
High Rollers 18: $1,050 NLHE 8-Max, $200,000 guaranteed – Day 1 – 2:30 p.m. ET
High Rollers 19: $530 8-Max, Progressive Knock-Out, $150,000 guaranteed – Day 1 – 4 p.m. ET


girafganger7 wins $5,200 6-Max for $121K

The elusive, farm-dwelling online crusher known as “girafganger7” entered the High Rollers winner’s list last night, taking down the two-day $5,200 6-Max (#11) for $121,872.81. That victory takes “girafganger7” over $9.2 million in online career earnings.

“girafganger7”

To make things more interesting, “girafganger7” had satellited into the event for just $530, giving himself an ROI of 229.949% (good enough for our top 10 list, which you can find below).

He outlasted a tough final table which included Samuel “€urop€an” Vousden and Andras “probirs” Nemeth. Scroll down for the full results.


Top ROI finishers

1. NeedBeat (Estonia) – $55 satellite into $164,561.24 – 2992.02% ROI
2. ianbel (Canada) – $2.20 satellite into $2,844.36 – 1292.89% ROI
3. nikoinista (Germany) – $1.10 satellite into $814.42 – 740.382% ROI
4. Gambler4444 (Austria) – $55 satellite into $32,033.27 – 582.423% ROI
5. Nizmo jiz (Mexico) – $55 satellite into $18,771.47 – 341.299% ROI
6. Whitew1d0w (Netherlands) – $109 satellite into $30,783.68 – 282.419% ROI
7. WilliWalker12 (Austria) – $22 satellite into $5,222.71 – 237.396% ROI
8. Girafganger7 (United Kingdom) – $530 satellite into $121,872.81 – 229.949% ROI
9. birddy420 (Canada) – $55 into $11,974.00 – 217.709% ROI
10. MyOnlyMemory (New Zealand) – $109 satellite into $22,792.94 – 209.11% ROI


Yesterday’s results

High Rollers 11: $5,200 NLHE 6-Max
Entries: 102 (67 entries, 35 re-entries)
Prize pool: $510,000

1. girafganger7 (United Kingdom) – $121,872.81
2. Remi Lebo_10 (Ukraine) – $93,568.47
3. Tinnoemulder (Netherlands) – $71,837.78
4. Samuel “€urop€an” Vousden (Finland) – $55,153.84
5. Pokerluka (Netherlands) – $42,344.68
6. Andras “probirs” Nemeth – $32,510.40

Samuel “€urop€an” Vousden

High Rollers 15: $1,050 8-Game
Entries: 94 (54 entries, 40 re-entries)
Prize pool: $100,000

1. Fresh_oO_D (Germany) – $27,250
2. woodbine ave (Canada) – $18,250
3. CMoosepower (Denmark) – $14,000
4. XD89lol<3 (Finland) – $9,500
5. 0409479 (United Kingdom) – $7,000
6. Ole “wizowizo” Schemion (Austria) – $5,250
7. buck21 (Canada) – $3,750
8. Joao “Naza114” Vieira (United Kingdom) – $3,750

Ole “wizowizo” Schemion

High Rollers 16: $530 NLHE 8-Max
Entries: 362 (238 entries, 124 re-entries)
Prize pool: $181,000

1. YRWTHMELTHR (Canada) – $33,087.31
2. Carster (Canada) – $24,921.74
3. nizmo jiz (Mexico) – $18,771.47
4. Steven “SvZff” van Zadelhoff (Malta) – $14,138.99
5. Sintoras (Germany) – $10,649.73
6. pantau77 (Germany) – $8,021.57
7. LeFaisao (Poland) – $6,041.97
8. Belthazorrrr (Thailand) – $4,550.91

Steven “SvZff” van Zadelhoff

Looking for more High Roller Series results? Click through for reports from Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.


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