Biggest Online Cash Game Winners and Losers in March

The online high-stakes cash games currently taking place on PokerStars have hotted up recently, with a number of notable pros having notched up six figure scores already this month. Topping the list of 17 players with winnings of $100,000 or more in March is Russia’s Timofey “Trueteller” Kuznetsov, who has amassed $353,687 in profits after 19,377 hands.
Not far behind, though, is Germany’s “RaúlGonzalez” with $338,252 in winnings after 10,163 hands, and “40and7” up $286,210 after 5,096 hands, both of whom are SCOOP title holders. Here is the top 10 list for online nosebleed cash game winners so far this month:
1: Timofey Kuznetsov $353,687
2: RaúlGonzalez” $338,252
3: 40and7” $286,210
4: donthnrmepls” $223,634
5: Ravenswood13” $216,389
6: Jordi “prot0” Urlings $213,590
7: Mongano” $202,156
8: 1nvoker” $192,561
9: BERRI SWEET” $157,553
10: Ben “Ben86” Tollerene $143,016
On the other side of the coin, 14 players are down by six figure scores so far, with Daniel “w00ki3z.” Cates surprisingly topping the list with $444,368 in losses over 9,575 hands. He’s in good company, though, as not far behind is billionaire hedge-fund manager Bill “GASTRADER” Perkins, currently down by $396,136 over 2,796 hands, with other recognizable pros in the top 5 loser spots in March including Dani “supernova9” Stern down $328,590, Dario “Secret_M0d3” Sammartino down $252,450, and Alexander “joiso” Kostritsyn down $199,218.
In the meantime, the biggest pot played so far in 2017 was worth $164,545, with it taking place during a $200/$400 no-limit hold’em game between “wilhasha” (10d-7d) and Phil “takechip” D’Auteuil (9s-8s). Both players were all-in on a 2s-9h-7h-10s board, and after agreeing to run the hand twice, a 4s on the first run followed by a 2h on the second run resulted in the two players splitting the pot.
The biggest outright winning pot of 2017, however, was taken down by Jacob “Lottenice” Rasmussen for $138,365 in February during a game of six-handed $200/$400 no-limit hold’em. Rasmussen (Jc-10c) and his opponent “Bit2Easy” (Jh-8h) were all-in with 5h-9s-8d-10s showing, and after running the river twice, the 4s and 2h saw Rasmussen scoop the bumper pot.

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