From $150 to SuperNova Elite in Just Eight Months? Follow MASUR0N1KE's Progress on TiltBook.com
December 09 2012, Tiltbook.com
In order to reach PokerStars' most prestigious VIP status, SuperNova Elite, a player has to earn 1,000,000 VPPs in a calendar year. Proving to be the ultimate test for all grinders, there are no more than just couple of hundred players with this status. To those with smaller bankrolls, the idea of reaching this point is more of a dream rather than a possibility. In order to reach SuperNova Elite, you are required to play 51,000 six-max hyper-turbos with the average buy-in of $100 or book 1,900,000 hands on NL200. All in one year.
There is one player, however, who decided to defy all odds and earn his SuperNova Elite status by the end of the year, after only starting in May with a $150 bankroll in his cashier (yes, one hundred and fifty dollars). Playing only six-max hyper turbos, with strict bankroll management, the condition was to only move up when he had at least 100 buy-ins for that next limit, and to step down whenever he fell below that figure.
This Slovak grinder, playing under the screen name "MASUR0N1KE“, had never reached SuperNova Elite status in his carrer, nor had he even played a hyper-turbo SNG on PokerStars before, all which makes for this challenge to be so exciting.
Leading into December, "MASUR0N1KE“ is currently playing the highest possible limits, with his bankroll hovering around $50,000 and 640,000 VPPs. Grinding daily, you can follow his struggle and day-to-day updates on TiltBook.com where he posts his graphs, feelings and thoughts about the challenge.
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