Saturday November 3, 2012 : SAHAMIES TOPS OCTOBER POKER EARNERS
 
Fearless Finn up over $1.6 million in October
 
Finnish online poker pro Ilari Sahamies success on the high stakes Pokerstars tables throughout the month of October has positioned him at the top of the High Stakes Database leader board with a profit of $1.6 million…and he was not alone in winning serious amounts of money at the tables.
 
The mysterious Canadian player, known only as Barcode (1II|1II|1iI|) lit up the tables and took home $1.1 million, in one session alone adding $500,000 to his bankroll, whilst Ben ‘Ben86' Tollerene prospered by $616,000.
 
On $2.4 million profit for the year so far, Tollerene is currently second only to Ben ‘Sauce123′ Sulsky, who heads the year’s big earners' list on $3 million in 2012.
 
Here's the list of October's top ten earners according to the High Stakes Database.com:
 
Ilari ‘Ilari FIN' Sahamies $1,603,083
Barcode ‘1II|1II|1iI|' $1,191,239
LewisFriend $763,615
Ben ‘Ben86' Tollerene $616,330
GVOZDIKA55 $595,352
RaiseOnce $430,112
KTPOKP $406,722
Andreas ‘Skjervo' Torbergsen $342,977
mikki696 $340,828
Jared ‘Harrington10' Bleznick $327,896
 
For every winner there is inevitably a loser, and the HSDB list of those taking the biggest hits in October is:
 
patpatman – $1,113,321
 Alexander ‘Kanu7' Millar – $559,149
Zypherin – $530,689
Capoch – $472,255
Terje ‘Terken89' Augdal – $469,490
Fake Love888 – Patrik Antonius? – $465,781
Joiso – $458,748
Phil ‘MrSweets28' Galfond – $397,084
JoeIngram1 – $289,184
Rui ‘PepperoniF' Cao – $272,861