Schemion Pockets $2.78 Million in Just 5 Days at EPT Grand Final
In the last five days Schemion has added nearly $2.8 million to his lifetime earnings after winning the €100k Super High Roller of the EPT Grand Final and then finishing runner-up in the €50,000 version.
Schemion Wins €100k Super High Roller for Largest Score of Career
Over the last couple of years, Ole Schemion has established himself as one of the game's premier high rollers.
His prowess was on display over the weekend as the nearly won back-to-back Super High Roller Events at the EPT Grand Final in Monte Carlo.
The first of his impressive scores came in €100k Super High Roller Event that kicked off on Thursday.
A field of 31 took to the tables in that event with 15 players re-entering. Mike McDonald was the unfortunate bubble boy as the final table of eight was paid.
The final table of the event kicked off on Saturday and was a final for the ages. Sam Greenwood, Stephen Chidwick, Igor Kurganov and #1 overall EPL Draft Pick Mustapha Kanit all made the final table alongside Schemion.
In the end, it was Schemion and Kanit heads-up for the title. The pair agreed to a chop with Kanit taking €1.46 million and Schemion €1.545 million.
€50k was left on the table to play for and Schemion made short order to take the additional prize money. Converted to USD Schemion earned $1.8 million for his victory, the largest score of his career.
Schemion Finishes Runner-Up in €50k Super High Roller
Schemion decided that $1.87 million wasn't enough and turned around the next day and entered the €50k Super High Roller.
A larger field of 54 took to the felt in this event with eight players re-entering. Only the final nine in this event were paid and this was another stellar final table on Sunday.
David Peters, Fedor Holz and Fabian Quoss all joined Schemion at the final table.
Ultimately, this one came down to Fabian Quoss and Schemion. They had to finish the event on Monday but the pair agreed to a chop deal prior to the start of heads-up play.
In the end, Quoss came out on top in the event but due to the chip deal, Schemion walked away with more money. After converting to USD, Schemion added another $981k to his career earnings.
Over the last five days, Ole Schemion has earned $2.78 million and pushed his career earnings to $11.08 million.
That's good enough for 2nd on Germany's All-Time Money List. Unless Schemion goes 0 for the rest of 2016, he is going to have a career year. He already has $2.875 million in earnings in 2016, just $10k less than his career high in 2014.
Schemion has earned no less than $1.5 million every year since 2012. He will be a player to watch for the rest of the year, especially in high roller events.