The 2016 PokerStars.es EPT Season 13 Barcelona is in full swing, with a massive €10,000 High Roller already in the books and the massive Estrellas Main Event three starting days done for already as well. Today the Super High Roller starts, with players ponying up €50,000 to enter.
Dan Smith took down the first ever EPT Barcelona €50,000 Super High Roller back in 2012, banking €962,925 after striking a deal with JC Alvarado who took home €788,675. Vitaly Lunkin (€771,300), Olivier Busquet (€896,434) and Sylvain Loosli (€1,224,000) followed him as champion in Barcelona's biggest buy-in event.
Players will begin with a starting stack of 250,000 and blinds at 500/1,000 with a 100 ante. This is a 3-day event with the final played on Monday. Play starts at 12:30 local time, and we'll be covering the event from the first flop till the last river.
PokerStars EPT Barcelona High Roller Champions
Ever since 2010, the EPT Barcelona has had numerous High Rollers. Here's a look at who won:
|7||2010||€10,000||36||Fernando Brito||€127,500||Juha Helppi||€127,500|
|8||2011||€10,000||67||Philipp Gruissem||€234,500||Jean-Baptiste Tomi||€147,400|
|9||2012||€10,000||111||Laurent Polito||€270,229||Alex Bilokur||€295,451|
|€50,000||64||Dan Smith||€962,925||JC Alvarado||€788,675|
|10||2013||€10,000||180||Thomas Mühlöcker||€390,700||Daniel Negreanu||€263,800|
|€50,000||50||Vitaly Lunkin||€771,300||Erik Seidel||€557,100|
|11||2014||€10,000||393||Ihar Soika||€747,200||Jason Mercier||€473,500|
|€50,000||77||Olivier Busquet||€896,434||Daniel Colman||€843,066|
|12||2015||€10,000||506||Mustapha Kanit||€738,759||Kuljinder Sidhu||€640,000|
|€25,000||152||Martin Finger||€865,900||Mark Teltscher||€586,500|
|€50,000||99||Sylvain Loosli||€1,224,000||Dzmitry Urbanovich||€841,500|