Ben Lamb is very positive that he will get a seat in the 2017 Super High Roller Bowl expansion event.


Poker Central, in association with Poker Productions and Aria Resort & Casino, has made the announced that they are going for the seat expansion in 2017 Super High Roller Bowl. For the rake free tournament that is going to take place in May 6 more seats have been added. By doing this, the tournament will now have 56 seats.

Implication of expansion

By adding seats in the event, the prize pool of the game will grow up to $16.8 million from $15 million. The winner will take home $6 million this year. Last year the amount was $5 million. Not only this, but the change will also let the officials of the tournament to balance the tables by offering final tables of eight seven-handed.

Till date Erik Seidel and John Juanda the Poker Hall of Famers, Fedor Holz, Antonio Esfandiari and David Peters have secured their seat in the seat by winning the lottery award. A lottery was played to give seats to the players in the event in which some seats were distributed.

Who is lucky to get in?

Negreanu a poker pro, who remains on the top list of poker’s all-time, money, tweeted that,” I am confident that Aria will give me a seat in the event.” Ben Lamb, Hellmuth and Jean-Robert Bellande are some of the renowned players of poker and also the luster of casino’s poker ambassador. They are also hopeful to get a seat in the event.  Given his close association with Poker Central, he would seem a shoo-in. Likewise, the roster of the casino’s poker ambassadors, which includes Hellmuth, Ben Lamb, and Jean-Robert Bellande, could very well receive preferential treatment.

The addition of six more seats in the event is favorable news to them. And the format of the game will remain same in coming years as well, said the operational head of the event.