PokerStars High Roller Club regularly hosts expensive tournaments with large buy-ins. Not everyone can afford to participate in them, but there are guys able to pay such a buy-in.
One of them is the famous Russian poker professional Igor Kurganov. In live tournaments, the PokerStars Team Pro has earned about $19 000 000, and he performs successfully online as well.
On November 5, Stars held the tournament for $1 050 called Super Tuesday. This event collected 104 entries, and 13 poker players got in the money. More than a hundred people fought to reach the finals, but only two people managed to do it.
These were Igor Kurganov and the Estonian player who performed under the "marcovitsus" nickname. Following a long game, the victory went to the Estonian, who was given $23 000 for finishing first. Igor Kurganov became the event runner-up, having received $18 000 in prize money.