Canadian pro Daniel Dvoress has done it, winning Super High Roller Bowl Bahamas to bring his career earnings to over $11,000,000 with a massive $4,080,000 score! Dvoress was already well respected among his High Roller peers but he took his fame and resume to new heights, outlasting a field of 51 total entries and beating Wai Leong Chan heads up for the Championship ring.
“This is the most prepared I’ve felt for a tournament relative to the rest of the field. I felt really comfortable all day and coasted through it without emotional swings,” a confident Dvoress stated after his win, having put a lot of time into studying and playing the last couple of months.
“It all kind of came together in this event,” Dvoress said, despite having to re-enter into this event after busting on Day 1.
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|2nd||Wai Leong Chan||Malaysia||$2,677,500|
|3rd||Kathy Lehne||United States||$1,785,000|
|4th||Erik Seidel||United States||$1,275,000|
|5th||Seth Davies||United States||$1,020,000|
|7th||Jason Koon||United States||$637,500|
|8th||Justin Bonomo||United States||$510,000|
Dvoress began the final table fifth in chips but immediately ascended the ranks in a hand against Jason Koon.
Holding queen-ten suited, Dvoress flopped a flush draw with a double gutter against Koon’s bottom set. Dvoress check-called bets on the flop and turn before rivering a flush. Dvoress checked a third time and even though Koon checked behind, that pot propelled Dvoress to second in chips. He held the chip lead briefly as players began to fall.
Two-time Super High Roller Bowl champion Justin Bonomo departed in eighth place, followed by Koon in seventh and Steve O’Dwyer in sixth before Dvoress got back in on the action. Seth Davies, who began the final table as the chip leader, was short stacked and facing a decision on the river for his remaining stack. After using four time-extensions, Davies called all-in with king-high on a paired board, but Dvoress tabled two pair to end Davies’ run in fifth place.
That left the remaining four players with comfortable stacks ranging from 53 to 77 big blinds, but Dvoress decimated Erik Seidel’s stack in a riveting hand. Seidel had flopped a flush draw against Dvoress’ bottom set and when Seidel made a pair on the turn, he check-called a hefty bet from Dvoress. The river improved Dvoress to a full house and when Seidel checked, Dvoress shoved with just a slightly small stack. Seidel went into the tank for about six minutes, using 12 of his time extensions before he called and saw the bad news. He busted the following hand to finish in fourth place. Watch the full hand in the clip below.
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Dvoress appeared primed to get play down to heads-up shortly thereafter, flopping trips against Wai Leong Chan’s overpair. Chan got his chips in with just a 9% chance to survive, but immediately turned a full house to survive and double into the chip lead. Dvoress found his own double through Chan about a half-hour later to retake the lead and from there, he never relinquished it.
He steadily increased his lead while Chan and Kathy Lehne’s stacks began to dwindle. Eventually, Chan made a stand with pocket sixes and ran into Lehne’s pocket aces. Unfortunately for Lehne, though, Chan spiked a two-out river to eliminate her in third place.
Heads-up play began with Dvoress holding just below a 2:1 lead and he never let his opponent gain momentum, slowly chipping away at Chan’s stack over the course of the next 90 minutes before closing it out. With an 8:1 chip lead, Dvoress’ ace-nine suited held up against Chan’s jack-seven to seal the deal.
Congratulations to Daniel Dvoress for winning Super High Roller Bowl Bahamas for $4,080,000!
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Daniel Dvoress Wins Super High Roller Bowl Bahamas ($4,080,000); Wai Leong Chan Eliminated in 2nd Place ($2,677,500)
Wai Leong Chan raised all in for about 1,500,000 from the button and Daniel Dvoress called from the big blind.
The flop came down , giving Chan the lead with a pair of sevens.
The turn was the , giving Dvoress a few extra outs with an open-ended straight draw.
The river was the , giving Dvoress a ten-high straight to eliminate Chan in second place for $2,677,500.
Daniel Dvoress wins Super High Roller Bowl Bahamas for $4,080,000.
Watch the final hand of Super High Roller Bowl Bahamas right here as Daniel Dvoress crowned himself champion!
|Wai Leong Chan||Busted||-1,745,000|
75,000 / 150,000
Big Blind Ante
|Seat||Name||Country||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|2||Wai Leong Chan||Malaysia||1,745,000||12|
|Wai Leong Chan||1,745,000||-155,000|
Daniel Dvoress limped in on the button and Wai Leong Chan checked.
The flop checked through to reveal the on the turn. Chan bet 150,000 and Dvoress called as the landed on the river.
Both players checked, and Chan tabled his only to have Dvoress reveal the winning .
|Wai Leong Chan||1,900,000||-700,000|
Wai Leong Chan raised to 300,000 on the button and Daniel Dvoress called in the big blind to reveal the flop.
Dvoress checked, and Chan continued for 275,000. Dvoress called and the turn fell the as both players checked.
The river landed the and Dvoress checked once more. Chan checked behind, and Dvoress tabled his for the nut flush.
|Wai Leong Chan||2,600,000||-400,000|
Wai Leong Chan limped in on the button and Daniel Dvoress checked the big blind.
The board checked through and Dvoress tabled his to win the pot.
|Wai Leong Chan||3,000,000||105,000|
Daniel Dvoress raised to 300,000 on the button and Wai Leong Chan called in the big blind.
The flop landed and after Chan checked, Dvoress bet 225,000. Chan called, and the turn fell the .
Both players checked, and the river landed the . Chan checked a third time, and Dvoress bet out 1,000,000. Chan folded used a time extension and then check-raised to 3,200,000.
Dvoress used a time extension and then called.
“Good call,” Chan said as he tabled his for a busted straight draw.
Dvoress revealed his for two pair to collect the pot and move into a four-to-one chip advantage.
|Wai Leong Chan||2,895,000||-3,005,000|
Daniel Dvoress raised to 280,000 from the button and Wai Leong Chan called in the big blind.
The flop landed and Chan checked. Dvoress continued for 575,000 and Chan called as the turn fell the .
Both players checked, and the river landed the . Chan checked and Dvoress used a time extension and then bet 1,100,000. Chan folded.
|Wai Leong Chan||5,900,000||150,000|
Daniel Dvoress limped from the button and Wai Leong Chan checked his option.
The flop was and Chan check-called 120,000 from Dvoress.
The turn was the , Chan checked, Dvoress bet 800,000 and Chan folded.
|Wai Leong Chan||5,750,000||-250,000|
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