You might think the highstakes crew should be taking a short break from the recent run of huge series, but instead they have a series all to themselves, and Ike Haxton scooped the High Roller Club Main Event on partypoker this week for $437,000.

By: Andrew Burnett

The red diamond site launched the 101-tournament schedule last week, ranging from the $530 buy-in Mini Big Game all the way up to the weekly $25k buy-in Main Event.

With the High Roller Club running until mid-July, the first of the weekly biggies attracted 46 entries复古传奇sf, and there were very few names missing from the world’s elite.

Only six players would make the money, however, and the likes of Australia’s Michael Addamo, Canada’s Sam Greenwood and Daniel Dvoress, as well as Ole Schemion and Adrian Mateos would leave empty-handed.

The final table was still stacked, however, Viktor Blom in the mix after Estonia’s Aleksejs Ponakovs busted out on the bubble. The Swedish legend would have to settle for that 6th spot and $57,500 after his short-stack shove couldn’t catch up to Haxton’s pocket 8s.

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Blom: K♣ 4♣
Haxton: 8♣ 8♠
Board: 2♦ J♦ 4♠ J♥ 5♠

George Wolff exited in 5th and that left the remaining quartet with at least $100k locked up, Germany’s Wiktor Malinowski adding $103,500 to his recent run of cashes, Reixach复古传奇sf’s pocket kings catching his big ace in a cooler on an ace-king flop.

Pascal Lefrancois has also been in great form this year, but his hopes of Main Event glory were dashed when Haxton rivered a pair to send him crashing out in 3rd for $184,000.

Haxton against Reixach heads-up lasted more than an hour, but the New Yorker finally came through for the win, the turn sealing Reixach’s fate in the final hand.

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Haxton: J♣ 3♦
Reixach: 9♦ 6♣
Board: A♣ 7♥ J♥ J♦ 5♦

That gave Haxton, playing out of Canada, a $437,000 payday with his Spanish opponent, based in the UK, a runner-up cash of $287,500.

Final results

1 Isaac Haxton $437,000
2 Sergi Reixach $287,500
3 Pascal Lefrancois $184,000
4 Wiktor Malinowski $103,500
5 George Wolff $80,500
6 Viktor Blom $57,500

The High Roller Club also has a $100k Leaderboard race, with $30k going to the winner, and we’ll bring you the best of the action and results over the next 4 weeks on partypoker.


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