Fifth Edition of $300K Super High Roller Bowl to be Held in December 2018.

This was published 31-10-2018

Poker Central has announced that the dates of the $300,000 buy-in Super High Roller Bowl that is usually held in late May before the annual World Series of Poker commences, will now be held between 17th and 19th December 2018.

The fifth edition of the tournament will feature a 48-player cap with the rake-free tournament once again offering an overall prize pool of $14.4 million.  An amount of $5 million of the prize pool will be awarded to the eventual winner, together with a Super High Roller Bowl champion ring.

It has been reported that the changed date is a “new permanent home on the calendar” with the Super High Roller Bowl counting towards the point race for the High Roller of the Year title, which concludes at the end of the calendar year.

Those wishing to participate are required to make a deposit of $30,000 by Monday, 26th November.  Only 25 spots will be awarded by lottery which is due to be live streamed on PokerGo on 27th November, while 18 seats are reserved for ARIA VIP guests and five awarded to the top five players on the High Roller of the Year leaderboard.

The High Roller of the Year is a season-long competition that comes from results in Poker Central’s lineup of high-stakes events.

Sam Simmons, the Vice President of content for Poker Central, commented that the Super High Roller Bowl has grown into one of the most unique and highly sought-after poker championships in the world as the peak of the High Roller Triple Crown.  Simmons went on to say that they are proud to celebrate that milestone in December, as they implement changes that will continue the success of the event for many years to come.

The 2018 Super High Roller Bowl is scheduled to stream on PokerGO, while Super High Roller Bowl episodes will feature on NBC Sports Network on as well as NBC Sports app.

The Super High Roller Bowl launched in 2015 and since its creation, has awarded $67,760,000 in prize money.



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