Season 7 of GSN's High Stakes Poker came to a conclusion last night in an exciting season finale featuring some of poker's biggest names. Johnny Chan came out a big winner, taking home close to $600,000.
The seventh season of GSN's High Stakes Poker has aired its thirteenth and last episode of the season, featuring a line-up consisting of some of poker's absolute heavyweights.
Seated at the table were Doyle Brunson, Phil Laak
, Daniel Negreanu, Phil "OMGClayAiken" Galfond and Johnny Chan
, as well as the two amateurs Eric "Rolex" Boneta and Bill Klein.
With a combined 26 WSOP bracelets between the players, the lines were drawn for a special episode of masterclass poker, but in the end it would turn out to be Johnny Chan's big night.
After winning a handfuls of medium-sized pots early on the show, Chan struck gold halfway through the episode as he managed to lure Eric "Rolex" Boneta into a trap, after limping in with
After a series of raises, the two players finally saw a flop of
, and despite holding nothing but king-high with
, this prompted Boneta to move all-in.
Chan made the call, and agreed to run the turn and river three times, but Boneta would still need a healthy portion of luck to win the hand. The miracle didn't happen, and instead Chan scooped the $514,000 pot.
Action then settled down for the remainder of the episode, but no one at any point managed to threaten Chan's status as the table's biggest winner, and the back-to-back WSOP Main Event champion eventually retired with profits of more than $600,000.
The session also leads Chan into the top-five of all-time winners on the show with combined profits of around $700,000.
The biggest winner in the history of High Stakes Poker remains to be Tom "durrrr
" Dwan with profits of $1,756,000, while Daniel Negreanu
is the biggest loser to date with more than $2.1 million in losses.
Watch the full episodes here