Englands Stephen Chidwick finally turned up at the Super High Roller Bowl Online series on partypoker, taking down the $25k in dramatic fashion to secure a $430,000 payday.

By: Andrew Burnett

A 43-entry field were chasing more than $1million in prizemoney as the 28-event series entered its final weekend, and Chidwick appeared for the first time.

He immediately made his mark – an ominous sign for the rest of the highrollers as they prepare for tonight’s closing $102,000 buy-in event.

Ike Haxton was in the money again, 4th place for almost $100k, while Mikita Badziakouski bagged three cashes yesterday totalling close to $300,000.

Heads-up saw Chidwick facing Artur Martirosyan and it was a cruel finish that denied the Russian a double-up and sent the title Chidwick’s way after the Englishman 3-bet shoved the flop and got there on the river…

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Chidwick: K♥ 5♥
Martirosyan: Q♥ Q♦
Flop: 3♠ 5♠ 4♦
Turn: 10♠
River: K♠

Final results

1 Stephen Chidwick $430,000
2 Artur Martirosyan $275,140
3 Darrell Goh $139,750
4 Isaac Haxton $96,750
5 Mikita Badziakouski $75,250
6 Sergei Rexiach $58,109

There was a mass of action yesterday, the two-day events that started on Saturday combining with a trio of one-day tournaments to allow for the big finale later tonight.

Sam Greenwood took down his second title in as many days after fending off 49 others for a $200k win that saw Dan Smith come 2nd and partypoker’s Kristen Bicknell take 3rd place.

Final results

1 Sam Greenwood $200,000
2 Dan Smith $127,972.50
3 Kristen Bicknell $65,000
4 Isaac Haxton $45,000
5 Ali Imsirovic $35,000
6 Kahle Burns $27,027.50

…and Bicknell bagged another 3rd place finish in the one-day $25k yesterday, pocketing $236k after edging out her partner Alex Foxen in 4th.

Linus Loeliger took down the title and $520,000, defeating that man Martirosyan – the Russian crusher having to settle for the $352k复古传奇sf runner-up prize.

Final results

1 Linus Loeliger $520,000
2 Artur Martirosian $352,000
3 Kristen Bicknell $236,000
4 Alex Foxen $148,000
5 Timothy Adams $116,000
6 George Wolff $92,000
7 Christoph Vogelsang $76,000
8 Isaac Haxton $60,000

However, Martirosyan’s weekend of cashes saw him edge out long-time leader Viktor Blom in the overall points race, and that means tonight’s closing $102k buy-in championship复古传奇sf is on the house for the Russian pro.

Alexandros Kolonias and Michael Addamo rounded out the winners on the biggest day yet at the SHRB and we’ll bring you all the best of the action from tonight’s finale as soon as it’s in the bag.


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