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Rafi Amit Adds Another Giant Win
Rafi Amit is starting to get just plain ridiculous in the high stakes games on PokerStars.
The Israeli pro burned his way through 873 hands last night en-route to another $101k victory.
Amit has been red hot for over a month now and it’s hard to remember the last time he recorded a losing session.
Last night Amit played around in the $50/$100 PLO 6-Max games and did reasonably well but then took on Rui “PepperoniF” Cao at $50/$100 heads-up and absolutely lit him up for $75k.
The biggest winner on PokerStars this year, Amit improved his numbers last night and is now a serious threat to crack the $2 million mark with $1.99 million in profit.
To put things in perspective Andreas “Skjervoy” Torbergsen is the second biggest winner this year but has $1.2 million in profit.
Amit is far from a lock to go out on top this year but at this point he’s certainly looking like a good bet.
Online player moirhums managed to hold off Amit last night, however, as he was the biggest winner with $124k.
Insyder19 also recorded a nice bounce back session by winning a total of $83k. Right behind him was socutiesf, who took down $80k.
Finally Ben “Ben86” Tollerene coasted into the top five winners with a relatively modest $32k in profit.
Meanwhile online player mitdadu was the biggest loser last night dropping a total of $138k.
Perhaps more notable was Finnish pro Sami “Lrslzk” Kelopuro who lost $102k in 1,871 hands.
Kelopuro was trying to dig his way out of the hole he’s in this year and last night’s session certainly didn’t help as he’s now down $284k in 2011.
He had some company, however, as French pro Rui “PepperoniF” Cao got into trouble last night and ended up losing $68k, mostly to Rafi Amit.
Cao can rest a bit easier as he’s still up $1.1 million in online poker this year.
Long90110 (-$69k) and verve.oasis (-$56k) rounded out the top five biggest losers last night.
Check below for a couple of the biggest hands from last night. If you’re looking for more high stakes information be sure to check our online poker stats section.