Earlier this year, before Seiver notched a runner-up finish in an ARIA $25K High Roller, he mentioned, “This is the tournament for me.

The stakes might have been lower but today’s ARIA $25K High Roller was Seiver’s tournament once the money bubble burst. He skyrocketed over the 1,000,000 chip mark and then notched the final few eliminations to claim his first victory of 2017. 

Much like Daniel Colman, who claimed an ARIA win earlier this month, it’s been a few years since Seiver has been to the winner’s circle. Since his breakthrough 2013 $100,000 Super High Roller victory at the PCA, Seiver has proved himself time and time again. He notched a runner-up finish in the first Super High Roller Bowl, good for a career best $5,100,000 score and through the first quarter of 2017, Seiver has 1st and 2nd place finishes in some of the tougher ARIA High Roller fields that we’ve seen come together.

If tonight’s win, good for a $342,000 score, serves as a momentum starter, that is bad news for the rest of the Super High Roller Bowl field. As one of the few players with final table experience in the world’s biggest event, Seiver will certainly be much more than a contender come this summer and tonight’s victory could just be the first of many in 2017. 

That concludes Poker Central’s coverage of tonight’s ARIA $25K High Roller. You can relive all the final table action here and Poker Central will return tomorrow for the final event of the series, another $25K High Roller, which begins at 2 PM. Thanks for following and we will see you then.