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Steve O'Dwyer Wins Macau Super High Roller

Tags: Fedor Holz, Macau, Steve ODwyer, super high roller.
Posted on Tuesday, April 04, 2017 by "T".

Steve O'Dwyer added yet another high roller title to his poker resume thanks to winning the PokerStars Championship Macau HK$400,000 Super High Roller last weekend. The event saw 88 entries (64 players and 24 re-entries) and was played over three days.

O'Dwyer (USA) and Fedor Holz (Germany) played heads-up for the title. Holz started the battle with a 4-1 lead, yet he agreed to a deal that left HK$300,000 to play for. In the final hand, Holz shoved with 6Club6Diamond and O'Dwyer called with 10DiamondJDiamond. O'Dwyer hit another 10 on the flop and the rest of the cards were of no help to Holz, who received approx. US$868,401 for his runner up finish. O'Dwyer received the trophy and about $1,088,636 for winning the tournament!

Now some of you might wonder why he's holding a mango in the picture. Well, it was a lucky mascot that he received from a friend and decided to bring with him to the tables during the tournament. O'Dwyer and Holz were the two shortest stack with only 8 players remaining, so perhaps the mango brought him some luck!

"I think I've used up all the luck with the mango winning this tournament," he said, before adding that he now intends to eat it. "It's been rolling around on the table all tournament; I've got to give it a good wash."


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11 comments for "Steve O''Dwyer Wins Macau Super High Roller"

 Gerimantas4/4/2017 9:33:00 PM GMT
Here is another million winning player, this time not like on pokerstars sunday million which pkayed on virtual table this event was played in a real casino, and buyins eere a lot bugger, so maybe he is not as happy as that guy eho won sunday million, but still it is also a million Smile so nothing to be sad about. Congratulations to Steve
 damosk4/5/2017 7:18:57 AM GMT
The chance of winning a millions is becoming rather everyday now isn't it! Loads of s places online and in live casino are offering a million something promotion. Maybe there is an opportunity to BRM to do something similar and offer a million mob points for some achievement or tournament or other! What about it?
 pochui4/5/2017 7:47:18 AM GMT
oh yes... "Mobpoints Millions" with a 1 million mobpoints guaranteed to the winner... great idea damosk, i already imagine this, hosted in bahamas or las vegas with 100 full packages (travel, accommodation, vodka, babes expenses covered) to the most acclaimed mobbits given for their lifetime achievements of writing bullsh1t on a regular basis... other dudes can buyin directly for $10k...
 DaCapo714/5/2017 8:45:09 AM GMT
I never heard anything about this poker player, but his winning of 400k $ against 63 players was verry nice. The Stars live event in Macau was a verry interesting event and location, but only for high rollers in this main event.
 doubletop7774/5/2017 9:03:45 AM GMT
Many congratulations to Steve O'Dwyer on winning this super high roller tournament and just over a million dollars first prize. These events are packed full of the best poker players on the planet and, to win, takes a very good player
 pajalnick4/5/2017 12:30:35 PM GMT
My congratulations to Steve O'Dwyer! ...................... winning a million dollars is certainly happening quite often but it's always nice to put such a large amount of money in your pocket ... And the final distribution is quite a classic 10 and a jack against two sixes
 bowie19844/5/2017 2:21:53 PM GMT
Posted by pochui:
i already imagine this, hosted in bahamas or las vegas with 100 full packages (travel, accommodation, vodka, babes expenses covered) to the most acclaimed mobbits given for their lifetime achievements of writing bullsh1t on a regular basis... other dudes can buyin directly for $10k...

Honestly who wants to drink vodka on the Bahamas? I sure don't, the rest I could get behind...
 Tony_MON7ANA4/7/2017 9:12:39 AM GMT
I am very happy to hear that Steve O'Dwyer just took down another high stakes tournament. He is one of my favorite poker players. He has a strong, positive presence and charisma, an almost magical quality.
 StheP4/7/2017 1:04:57 PM GMT
what can I say steve o'dwayer is beast... he is in top 10 in all time money list, and he is winning those high rollers like its nothing... he is best tournament player right now... this is his second high roller in row that he won... he will maybe soon even go for top 3 on all time money list O.o
 bowie19844/8/2017 8:29:02 PM GMT
Posted by StheP:
what can I say steve o'dwayer is beast... he is in top 10 in all time money list, and he is winning those high rollers like its nothing... he is best tournament player right now... this is his second high roller in row that he won... he will maybe soon even go for top 3 on all time money list O.o

He only playing high roller events innit?
 dule-vu4/9/2017 1:08:42 PM GMT
congraulation to him,very nice winning,over 1 million!big buy in,big payout!but you must have knowledge to beat 64 players!but its great when you see such a big payout on your bank account and ofcourse we will see lot of this from him in future!

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