The Super High Roller Bowl (SHRB) returns to the PokerGO Studio in Las Vegas, Nevada, from September 28-30, 2023. Super High Roller Bowl VIII is the eighth edition of this tournament held at ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas and will be the biggest buy-in of the 2023 PokerGO Tour (PGT) season, with players putting up $300,000 each to partake in SHRB VIII.
The SHRB VIII structure will see players begin with 300,000 in tournament chips and play 75-minute levels. Day 1 will begin at 12 p.m. PT and play seven levels, while Day 2 will play down to the final table. Day 3 will crown the next Super High Roller Bowl champion. Like all PGT-owned and operated events, a 30-second shot clock will be active during SHRB VIII, with players starting each day with nine 30-second time extensions. Players in the registration line by 12 p.m. PT will also qualify for a discounted fee of $1,000 on their entry, while all late entries will pay the full tournament fee of $3,000.
Each day of Super High Roller Bowl VIII will be streamed on OTT service PokerGO from September 28-30, 2023, while the PGT Live Reporting Team will provide live reporting throughout the event on PGT.com.
The Super High Roller Bowl began in 2015 with a $500,000 buy-in attracting a 43-entrant field that was topped by Brian Rast for $7,525,000 in prize money. The buy-in was reduced to $300,000 from the second installment onwards, and Germany's Rainer Kempe and Christoph Vogelsang earned victories in 2016 and 2017 for $5,000,000 and $6,000,000, respectively.
The highlight of Justin Bonomo's record-setting year included the SHRB IV victory for $5,000,000, while his close friend Isaac Haxton would win SHRB V for $3,672,000, held later in 2018. Australian Michael Addamo won SHRB VI for $3,402,000, while Daniel Negreanu won the most recent SHRB VII for $3,312,000, his second-largest career score.
The seven previous Super High Roller Bowls held in Las Vegas have awarded $92,000,000 in prize money to 37 different players. Bonomo is the all-time money leader for Super High Roller Bowl in Las Vegas with $9,985,000 in earnings, while Rast ($7,525,000), Vogelsang ($7,200,000), Negreanu ($6,312,000), and Scott Seiver ($5,160,000) round out the top five.
|July 2015||SHRB I||43||Brian Rast||Scott Seiver||$7,525,000|
|May 2016||SHRB II||49||Rainer Kempe||Fedor Holz||$5,000,000|
|May 2017||SHRB III||56||Christoph Vogelsang||Jake Schindler||$6,000,000|
|May 2018||SHRB IV||48||Justin Bonomo||Daniel Negreanu||$5,000,000|
|December 2018||SHRB V||36||Isaac Haxton||Alex Foxen||$3,672,000|
|September 2021||SHRB VI||21||Michael Addamo||Justin Bonomo||$3,402,000|
|October 2022||SHRB VII||24||Daniel Negreanu||Nick Petrangelo||$3,312,000|
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