Dan Smith Wins EPT Barcelona Super High Roller

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2012. August 20.
The PokerStars European Poker Tour Barcelona &euro;50,000 Super High Roller event has ended with the victory of Aussie Millions High Roller champion <strong>Dan Smith</strong> for &euro;962,925. He made a deal with <strong>JC Alvarado</strong> and defeated him heads-up for the Shamballa bracelet.
Play in the 8-handed Final Table of the PokerStars EPT Barcelona €50,000 Super High Roller commenced on Level 16 (4,000/15,000/30,000) with Smith, Mike ‘Timex’ McDonald and Alvarado holding 80% of the chips in play. The final table setup was as follows:

EPT9 Barcelona Super High Roller Final Table Stacks

First, Smith eliminated Jim McCrink, followed by the clash of Talal Shakerchi and Ilari ‘Ziimund’ Sahamies: they shoved on the {#}J {#}7 {#}Q flop.

Shakerchi: {#}T {#}9
Ziigmund: {#}A {#}Q

Turn: {#}7
River: {#}T

Six players were left and ‘Ziigmund’ also eliminated Erik Seidel on Level 19 (10,000/30,000/60,000), while Smith railed McDonald. Eventually, Sahamies and Smith clashed, the latter going all-in on the Finn’s 3-bet from SB preflop.

Smith: {#}A {#}T
Ziigmund: {#}A {#}Q

Board: {#}T {#}8 {#}2 {#}6 {#}4

The heads-up was set with the elimination of Mike Watson.

Dan Smith: 9,005,000
JC Alvarado: 6,995,000

The 2.5 hours long heads-up brought about a deal and the players continued to play for the championship title. In the last hand, they pushed preflop.

JC Alvarado: {#}K {#}K
Smith: {#}A {#}K

Board: {#}A {#}6 {#}4 {#}6 {#}3

Smith flopped his ace and won the tournament for the bracelet and nearly €1 million.

Dan Smith
Dan Smith

The end results are as follows:

EPT9 Barcelona Super High Roller Final Table Prizes

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