The 2017 Super High Roller Bowl has 55 of the 56 seats filled for the $300,000 buy-in event May 28th at the ARIA in Las Vegas. The first 35 seats were drawn in a live lottery and 20 more seats were filled by the ARIA after high demand and raising the cap to 56 players.
The player list runs the spectrum of most recognizable players in the world to a couple virtual unknowns in the poker world. The field is shaping up to be one of the toughest and most exclusive group of players seen in poker. A dive into the numbers of the field reveals some stunning information.
$502,719,594 – Combined live career tournament earnings of the field.
65 – Combined World Series of Poker Bracelets.
124 – Wins in High Roller events of $10,000 buy-in or more.
16.3% – The percentage of German players in the field.
2 – Canadian players: Haralobos Voulgaris and Daniel Negreanu
$9,140,356 – Average combined tournament earnings per player.
8 – Countries represented: USA, Germany, Canada, Indonesia, Venezuela, Czech Republic, Great Britain, Lithuania.
13 – Players from the top 20 All-Time Money List.
10 – High Roller wins by Tom Marchese, Cary Katz second with nine.
19 – Players that have eight-figure career earnings.
1 – Open seat remaining for ARIA’s Celebrity Guest