The ARIA hosted a seat lottery for the 35 at-large seats of the 50 for the 2017 Super High Roller Bowl. A total of 54 players plunked down a $30,000 deposit for a chance at a seat, and one-by-one Poker Central Ambassador Daniel Negreanu cranked the ball tumbler for the random drawing.
The 35 lucky players to draw seat collectively hold some truly amazing accomplishments in poker. Take a peek behind the numbers to see what the 15 remaining players that ARIA has reserved seats for are up against.
$323,551,806 – Combined live career tournament earnings of the field.
33 – Combined World Series of Poker Bracelets.
85 – Wins in High Roller events of $10,000 buy-in or more.
25.7% – The percentage of German players in the field.
1 – Canadian player (Haralobos Voulgaris).
$9,244,337 – Average combined tournament earnings per player.
8 – Players from the top 20 All-Time Money List.
100% – Former SHRB Champions in the field (Brian Rast & Ranier Kempe).
12 – Players that have eight-figure career earnings.
628 – Live viewers on Poker Central’s Facebook page to watch live seat lottery.
Below is the Facebook Live Video of drawing in Ivey’s Room at the ARIA.