Dan Colman collected his third six-figure cash of 2017 by taking down the HKD$ 250,000 Triton Super High Roller Series Six Max Event on Saturday, beating a final table that included 2016 Super High Roller Bowl champion Rainer Kempe, Erik Seidel, Mustapha Kanit, and Timofey ‘Trueteller’ Kuznetsov.
The first elimination of the final table was Italy’s Kanit. With less than 10 big blinds in front of him, Kanit shoved from the small blind with and Sergio Aido called on Kanit’s left with . The flop was safe for Kanit as was the turn. The river, however, gave Aido a pair and resulted in Kanit’s exit.
Kuznetsov followed Kanit out the door over the course of two hands. Over two hours after Kanit’s bust out, Aido opened for a raise and got two callers in Kuznetsov and Seidel out of the blinds. The trio checked the the flop and Kuznetsov bet 38,000 on the turn. Seidel raised to 83,000 and Aido folded. Kuznetsov found a call and the hit the river. Seidel moved all in for 92,000 and Kuznetsov called to see Seidel reveal for a turned set.
Down to his last nine big blinds, Kuznetsov shoved the next hand from the button with . Kempe called with out of the big blind and held to eliminated Kuznetsov.
Sergio Aido exited in fourth place at the hands of Colman roughly an hour into four-handed play. Aido moved all in for 115,000 from the small blind with and was looked up by Colman with . The board ran true for Colman and Aido exited with another high roller score in 2017.
With roughly 50 big blinds in play, there was little margin for error in three-handed play. Despite getting all of the chips in with the best out of it, Kempe couldn’t out run Colman and was the third place finisher. With blinds of 20,000/40,000, Kempe opened for 90,000 from the button and Colman jammed out of the small blind to put Kempe at risk. Kempe called for his last 350,000 with and was in great shape to double up against the of Colman. The flop gave Colman a pair along with a backdoor flush draw. The turn put Colman firmly ahead and Kempe hit the rail after missing on the river.
Heads up play went back and forth but Colman was able to finish Seidel off to claim victory. Seidel had a little under 1,000,000 in front of him and got all in with . Colman had Seidel dominated with and put the championship on ice with the flop.
Colman earned HKD$ 3,641,600 ($469,203 US) for his run and will be gunning for his second title of this week in the HK$ 1,000,000 Main Event which begins Sunday.
Final Table Payouts
- Dan Colman – HKD$ 3,641,600
- Erik Seidel – HKD$ 2,326,000
- Rainer Kempe – HKD$ 1,466,000
- Sergio Aido – HKD$ 1,011,000
- Timofey Kuznetsov – HKD$ 708,000
- Mustapha Kanit – HKD$ 556,000