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Sorel Mizzi Leads 2015 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure $100,000 Super High Roller Final Table

Seven Remain Battling For The Title and The $1,872,580 First-Place Prize

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Sorel MizziThe PokerStars Caribbean Adventure $100,000 super high roller has come to be the unofficial kickoff event of the professional poker tournament circuit in recent years.

This year the tournament drew a record 66 entries, with 50 players and 16 total rebuys building a prize pool of $6,402,000. Now after two full days of play only seven players remain to battle it out for the first major title of 2015. Those returning for the final table are all guaranteed at least a $313,700 payday, but surely they all have their eyes on the first-place prize of $1,872,580.

The chip leader is Canada’s Sorel Mizzi with 4.8 million of the 16.5 million chips in play. Mizzi entered the final two tables with a below average stack, but doubled through Jason Koon when his pocket queens flopped a set versus Koon’s pocket kings and then just kept building from there.

The 28-year-old poker pro’s nearest competition is American businessman Roger Sippl with 3.2 million in chips. Sippl busted Jake Schindler in ninth place, which was the first paying spot in the event. Schindler, who finished eighth in the 2014 Card Player Player of the Year race and won the $25,000 high roller event at last year’s PCA, earned $185,660 for his latest deep run.

Steve O’Dwyer eliminated Scott Seiver in eighth place en route to finishing the night in third chip position with 2.9 million. The former EPT Grand Final main event champ called the 4.5 big blind shove from Seiver with ASpade SuitQHeart Suit and was able to hold up against the KHeart Suit7Club Suit of Seiver, who won this event in 2013. For his eighth-place finish Seiver earned $243,280.

Play will resume at 1:00 PM EST, with streaming coverage (shown on a delay and featuring hole cards) beginning at 2:00 on PokerStars.tv.

Here is a look at the chip counts heading into the final table:

Rank Player Chip Count
1 Sorel Mizzi 4,800,000
2 Roger Sippl 3,255,000
3 Steve O’Dwyer 2,925,000
4 Bryn Kenney 2,410,000
5 Christoph Vogelsang 1,540,000
6 Andrew Robl 1,370,000
7 Sam Greenwood 705,000

Photo courtesy of PokerStars / Neil Stoddart.