Monday, 05 June 2017 17:25

Germany's Christoph Vogelsang bags $6 million at poker event in Vegas

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Christoph Vogelsang took down Super High Roller Bowl event, beating 56 players for a first place prize of $6 million. $300,000 buy-in event was held at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. After five days of pulsating action, Germany’s Vogelsang beat USA’s Jake Schindler in the heads-up to claim the title.

The win helped stretch Vogelsang’s career earnings to $13,739,813 and placed him at number two on Germany’s All Time Money List.

Speaking after the win, the German pro said:

“It’s great, I feel good. It’s such a great tournament – it’s got the best structure ever and the Aria is doing such an amazing job and I hope I can play here again.”

Seven players made it to the final table and after a series of eliminations Vogelsang had to fight it out with Schindler for the title.

The two battle for almost two hours in the heads-up. The final hand was played with Schindler (Jh-8h) bluffing all-in on a 10c-3h-2d-7h-2c board. 

Vogelsang (10s-7c) made the call with two pair to condemn Schindler to a runner-up for $3,600,000. Vogelsang not only captured the title but also walked home with a $13,500 package through to the WSOP Main Event on July 8th.

Final Table Results:

1: Christoph Vogelsang $6,000,000

2: Jake Schindler $3,600,000

3: Stefan Schillhabel $2,400,000

4: Leon Tsoukernik $1,800,000

5: Byron Kaverman $1,400,000

6: Pratyush Buddiga $1,000,000

7: Justin Bonomo $600,000

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