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al2295 is the Cream of the High Roller Crop

15:23 Europe/Stockholm October 31, 2012

High RollerIt doesn't get any bigger than the High Roller each week at bwin, with the $525 buy-in attracting some of the top online players as well as some gamblers taking a shot looking to take on the best of the best at the highest of stakes.

Tuesday night would see a very big turnout in the weekly High Roller, with perhaps some of the excitement spilling over from GSOP 9 and cooler weather chasing more poker fans indoors.

al2295 would be happy to see the big field of 167 runners after he sliced and diced his way through them, defeating Sizzlinbett in heads-up play to take down the top prize of $13,097.

Below are the top ten finishers along with their winnings in the last edition of the High Roller:

1. al2295 - $18,990
2. Sizzlinbett - $13,097
3. lillsvensken - $9,355
4. Bumi3 - $6,929
5. stanleycrew - $5,330
6. junkyardnu - $4,100
7. LordOfSwings - $3,280
8. bossamtable - $2,624
9. fistpump123 - $2,099
10. mamamamama70 - $1,679

schildy23 takes the High Roller Title

05:26 Europe/Stockholm October 25, 2012

High RollerWith GSOP 9 done it was time for the High Roller to once again assume the title of bwin's biggest weekly tournament as far as buy-in.

The $525 tourney offers players a rare chance for a big Tuesday night payday, with the winner usually collecting $15,000-$20,000 for their win depending on the turnout.

Tuesday's night edition would draw 164 runners, with a who's who of online poker turning out. In the end it'd be schildy23 who'd get the nod, padding his bankroll by $18,649 when he defeated NoPlanB1 in heads-up play.

Below are the top ten finishers along with their winnings in the last edition of the High Roller:

1. schildy23 - $18,649
2. NoPlanB1 - $12,861
3. grifsdik - $9,187
4. fl0ppy09 - $6,805
5. irishpesh - $5,234
6. -Rex Cramer- - $4,026
7. HeSoJaded - $3,221
8. tony310179 - $2,577
9. master toke - $2,062
10. bossamtable - $1,649

brendo_8 is Great in the High Roller

17:21 Europe/Stockholm October 17, 2012

High RollerWith the buzz of the GSOP 9 series fading into the background, it was time to get back to the regular weekly grind for many players, which for some includes the $525 High Roller on Tuesday.

The High Roller offers just that -- a chance for high stakes action and a hefty payout of nearly $18,000 going to the winner on Tuesday night.

brendo_8 would prove to be the class of the field of 156 players, defeating ooo0o0o0oo to add a High Roller title to his trophy case and pick up $17,739 in cash.

Below are the top ten finishers along with their winnings in the last edition of the High Roller:

1. brendo_8 - $17,739
2. ooo0o0o0oo - $12,234
3. -Piggelin - $8,739
4. cola_bottles - $6,473
5. -MortenVM- - $4,979
6. GIVE_IT2ME - $3,830
7. thx4 - $3,064
8. fleck005 - $2,451
9. SLAPPHANDS - $1,961
10. Stevol - $1,568

habalasvegas Speaks the Language of Winning

22:07 Europe/Stockholm October 4, 2012

High RollerThe High Roller adds a splash of excitement to the Tuesday nights of 150-200 poker players each and every week, with the $525 buy-in event the biggest on the weekly schedule at bwin.

There's plenty of cash to play for, with a $50,000 guarantee (which is almost always exceeded) giving players plenty of incentive to take a crack at the High Roller and hope their poker skills and Lady Luck combine for a very profitable evening at the tables.

habalasvegas was the latest winner, outlasting a field of 163 runners to take down the top prize of $18,535.

Below are the top ten finishers along with their winnings in the last edition of the High Roller:

1. habalasvegas - $18,535
2. poelsetyv - $12,783
3. MatveichukR - $9,131
4. Buckstabue13 - $6,763
5. snowpaw - $5,203
6. Puff-Paddy - $4,002
7. King_Dirk - $3,202
8. TedBeneke - $2,561
9. larybet - $2,049
10. Feanor99 - $1,639

BBSpecial27 Comes Up Big in the High Roller

18:18 Europe/Stockholm September 28, 2012

High RollerThe High Roller isn't for the faint of heart (or small of bankroll) but it does provide a nice jolt to the bankroll of the player that can tame it each and every Tuesday.

The latest edition of the $525 tournament attracted 124 runners, with nearly $15,000 going to the player who'd ultimately prevail over the field.

That winner would provide to be BBSpecial27, who is no stranger to big cashes; he won the ChampionChip for $29K in December 2011 and had previously finished runner-up twice in the High Roller, taking down about $10K erach time.

Below are the top ten finishers along with their winnings in the last edition of the High Roller:

1. BBSpecial27 - $14,888
2. varymetalos2 - $10,268
3. GeertDePoept - $7,334
4. HYDROBOMBAX1 - $5,433
5. habalasvegas - $4,179
6. Puff-Paddy - $3,214
7. HarziMcGoon - $2,572
8. x Samus - $2,057
9. itsOKAY2BGAY - $1,646
10. 69didi69 - $1,372

E-Company506 is on a Roll

16:46 Europe/Stockholm September 22, 2012

High RollerThe High Roller gives bwin poker players a chance each week to step up to the plate in a big buy-in event, with the winner taking home an equally outsized payday.

Tuesday's running of the $525 tournament attracted 141 runners, with several former winners of the High Roller and other well-known players lurking in the field.

One of those former winners would not just make the final table but would shine once again, with E-Company506 taking down his second win in the High Roller in the last month!

Below are the top ten finishers along with their winnings in the last edition of the High Roller:

1. E-Company506 - $16,929
2. bmf1968 - $11,676
3. Pirrrre - $8,340
4. xxJJAAxx - $6,178
5. PilkkiHoo - $4,752
6. rojostars5 - $3,655
7. AKJMoscow - $2,924
8. GIVE_IT2ME - $2,339
9. Nazza114 - $1,872
10. zimpero - $1,560

Sirocko1 Rocks the High Roller

20:24 Europe/Stockholm September 5, 2012

High RollerThe High Roller takes top billing each week at bwin as far as biggest buy-in, with corresponding big payouts for top finishers who have the necessary poker chops to shine on the big stage.

Tuesday's running of the event would draw 157 runners, with a hefty $17K+ going to the winner who proved able to survive the tough field that turns out for the High Roller each week.

That player would be Sirocko1 on Tuesday, who claimed his first victory in the High Roller as well as a $17,853 payday.

Below are the top ten finishers along with their winnings in the last edition of the High Roller:

1. Sirocko1 - $17,853
2. _BUSSSTO_ - $12,312
3. grifsdik - $8,795
4. KPCHUK - $6,514
5. nitforlife - $5,011
6. Jthazor88 - $3,854
7. schildy23 - $3,084
8. 1juicy - $2,467
9. steffen313 - $1,974
10. PeachofaSN - $1,578

freebetya Breaks Free in the High Roller

19:25 Europe/Stockholm August 29, 2012

High RollerThe High Roller rules the roost at bwin poker when it comes to biggest buy-in for a weekly event, with the $525 price tag guaranteeing a big payday for the winner.

Tuesday's running of the event saw one of the biggest fields in recent months, with 181 entries spinning up a top prize of over $20,000 to the winner.

freebetya continued his hot recent form, taking down the win in the High Roller worth $20,582 to go along with his $22,000 payday in the ChampionChip back on August 26.

Below are the top ten finishers along with their winnings in the last edition of the High Roller:

1. freebetya - $20,582
2. snowpaw - $14,195
3. trino8 - $10,139
4. skategirl91 - $7,510
5. sorengrinder - $5,777
6. PilkkiHoo - $4,444
7. xxJJAAxx - $3,555
8. suusuusuu76 - $2,844
9. sdot x - $2,275
10. trojanec555 - $1,820

COBRA_NASTY KOs the High Roller Field

21:08 Europe/Stockholm August 23, 2012

High RollerIt doesn't get any bigger than the High Roller at bwin, with the $525 buy-in event the priciest on the regular weekly schedule.

With great risk comes great reward, as the Tuesday night tourney has been paying out the winner close to $15,000 in recent weeks.

COBRA_NASTY would outlast a tough final table to take down his first High Roller victory, collecting $14,768 for the win, with _BoskoRock_ finishing second and ONTOPER123 coming third.

Below are the top ten finishers along with their winnings in the last edition of the High Roller:

1. COBRA_NASTY - $14,768
2. _BoskoRock_ - $10,186
3. ONTOPER123 - $7,275
4. nitforlife - $5,389
5. sp3wm0nk3y - $4,145
6. landmine88 - $3,188
7. uuuuuuuu9 - $2,551
8. Assassinat0 - $2,041
9. achiles12 - $1,633
10. Onlyonebale - $1,361

E-Company506 Solves the High Roller

09:07 Europe/Stockholm August 18, 2012

High RollerThe High Roller has made a name for itself by being one of the biggest Tuesday night tournaments in the online poker world, regularly drawing a mix of savvy pros as well as newer players looking to take a shot at scoring a huge payday.

139 players tested their luck and poker skills last Tuesday in the High Roller, each plunking down $525 to spin up a total prizepool of nearly $70,000.

E-Company506 had had several nice cashes before in the High Roller but broke through on Tuesday for his first win, pocketing $16,689 for the victory.

Below are the top ten finishers along with their winnings in the last edition of the High Roller:

1. E-Company506 - $16,689
2. man et faces - $11,511
3. obvaylovesit - $8,222
4. Owuor Arunga - $6,090
5. evilcroutons - $4,684
6. fl0ppy09 - $3,603
7. CSWAMI - $2,883
8. YngSupremacy - $2,306
9. ImToulouse - $1,845
10. JewGold1 - $1,538


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