Top earners this week on the Pokerstars high stakes virtual tables have been Finnish ace Ilari Sahamies, who profited by over $803 000; Ben Sulsky, who despite losing big to Sahamies still ended the week up $576,000; and the UK young gun Sam Trickett, who added almost $434,000 to the millions he earned recently in the Big One for One Drop.
Sulsky has been the most successful high stakes player on Pokerstars so far this year – he has prospered by $3.31 million. Ben Tollerene is about a million behind on $2.25 million, with Phil Galfond further back on $2.11 million and Jens Kyllonen on $1.92 million.
The biggest bankroll hits this week however were on player ‘fakelove888’ who lost around $563,000; Finnish pro Jens Kyllonen was down $425,000 and Terje Augdal dropped over $392,000.
Some respected names like Ben Tollerene, Phil Galfond and player ‘patpatman’ have also suffered major losses exceeding $200,000 this week.
As for the biggest Pokerstars losers this year the top three include: ‘zypherin’ with $3.2 million so far, ‘patpatman’ following with of $2.72 million, and Viktor Blom down on the year by $2.47 million. Perhaps it is worth mentioning Gus Hansen and Benny Spindler as well who are down by about a million dollars each.