Seidel Continues His Torrid Run in 2011

Published on May 20th, 2011 5:25 pm EST

Erik Seidel standing upMr. "High Roller" has done it again, as Erik Seidel has just taken down the WPT $100k Super High Roller event for $1,092,000.

With his victory, Erik Seidel now has a little under $16 million in total lifetime tournament earnings, with over $5.5 million of that coming in the first five months of 2011.

Fellow "Team Full Tilt" member Erick Lindgren finished the tournament in second place for $700,500, while Daniel Negreanu finished in third for $448,320. Vivek Rajkumar ($336,240) and Justin Bonomo ($224,160) also ended up cashing in the event.


As mentioned, Erik Seidel now has over $5.5 million in total tournament cashes so far this year. Let's look at his 2011 results:

$250k Super High Roller @ Aussie Millions, 1st, $2,472,555
$100k Super High Roller @ WPT Championship, 1st, $1,092,780
$25k NBC National Heads-Up Championship, 1st, $750,000
$100k No Limit Hold'em @ Aussie Millions, 3rd, $618,139
$25k High Roller @ PCA, 4th, $295,960
$10k NLHE @ Hollywood Poker Open, 2nd, $155,103
$25k High Roller @ LAPC, 1st, $144,570
$5k NLHE 6-Max @ PCA, 3rd, $46,560
$5k NLHE Heads-up @ LAPC, 5th, $14,500

Seidel has managed to put together one of the greatest runs in the history of tournament poker over the past five months. Will he continue his torrid run at this year's World Series of Poker?



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