Daniel Dvoress Wins Super High Roller Bowl Bahamas


Daniel Dvoress finally has a “major-ish” poker title to his name. Daniel outlasted 51 players at the Baha Mar Resort and Casino to win the $250,000 buy-in SHRB Bahamas for a career-best $4,080,000.

Daniel Dvoress Dominates Brutal Final Table

Daniel Dvoress earned his victory on Monday. To win the title in the Super High Roller Bowl Bahamas, he had to defeat a final table that included a Poker Hall of Famer (Erik Seidel), the second winningest tournament player in history (Justin Bonomo), and at least two other players who appear destined to one day enter the Poker Hall of Fame (Jason Koon and Steve O’Dwyer).

Seth Davies, another skilled high roller, held the chip lead by a slim margin over Koon when play began on Monday. But he lost his grip on the lead early in the session when his set of 10’s ran into Seidel’s flopped straight, costing him a massive pot and likely the tournament.

Davies was eventually eliminated in fifth place ($1,020,000), right after O’Dwyer (sixth place for $765). Koon and Bonomo were the first two to go at the final table. Seidel then busted in fourth place for $1,275,000. He now has over $37 million in career cashes, trailing only Bryn Kenney, Bonomo, and Daniel Negreanu.

Kathy Lehne, the first woman to cash in a Super High Roller Bowl, suffered one of the most brutal bad beats of the tournament. In a 5 million-chip pot, she called an all-in with pocket aces against Wei Lin Chan, who held pocket sixes.

The flop and turn looked good for Lehne as it ran out K-K-Q-7. But the soul-crushing river 6 sent her home in third place. On the flip side, she still took home $1,785,000.

That set up a heads-up match between Chan and Daniel Dvoress, who hit a lucky card himself to stay alive earlier in the tournament. Holding pocket 10’s on a 2-3-2 flop, he moved all-in and was called by Chan’s A-2. A 10 on the turn gave the eventual champion the hand in a 6 million-chip pot.

Dvoress led when heads-up play began and never relinquished that lead. Chan took home $2,677,500 for second place.

Super High Roller Bowl VI Official Final Table Results

Place Player Home Country Prize
1 Daniel Dvoress Canada $4,080,000
2 Wai Leong Chan Malaysia $2,677,500
3 Kathy Lehne U.S.A. $1,785,000
4 Erik Seidel U.S.A. $1,275,000
5 Seth Davies U.S.A. $1,020,000
6 Steve O’Dwyer Ireland $765,000
7 Jason Koon U.S.A. $637,500
8 Justin Bonomo U.S.A. $510,000