The World Series of Poker Circuit progresses ahead with full throttle and there are several ongoing poker tournaments which have a lot on offer. One that managed to bring job this Thursday is the Senior Event which brought a WSOPC Ring to its winner, as well as the Monster Stack Event which had its second initial starting flight yesterday.
The long-anticipated Senior Event brought together poker pros from around the world over the age of 50 who are willing to showcase their potential and poker skills at King’s Casino. The famous poker location is a must-visit spot for poker enthusiasts transforming Rozvadov, the Czech Republic into the hotspot of central Europe. All participants had to pay a buy-in amounting to €250 which granted them a starting pack of chips of 20,000 and the chance to participate in this special event.
There was a total of 59 players who signed in for the Senior event and following a bust 15 of them decided to re-enter the event and take a second chance. The prize pool which was paid to the top 8 players who made it to the money amounted to €15,818 and this guaranteed them generous payouts at the end of their game. The player who proved to be the best among the field of pros and who claimed the throne was Jörg Peisert from Dusseldorf, Germany. He bagged a total of €4,746 at the end of the final table and the coveted by many WSOPC Ring.
Final Table Outcome
Peisert has total live earnings amounting to $1,012,417 and throughout his poker career, he has achieved quite the accomplishments. More than half of it was earned in 2009 when he became the champion at the $3,000 No-Limit Hold’em – Triple Chance at the 40th WSOP in Las Vegas and laid his hands on some $506,800. The runner-up position in the Senior Event was claimed by Toralf Eichner also from Germany who could not defeat the champion and bagged €3,432 for his deep run in the tournament.
The third place was also taken by e German poker player who goes by the name of Cohen Yehuda. His excellent performance brought him €2,214 at the end of the final table. Another Ring event which started this Wednesday had its Day 1B yesterday. This is the Monster Stack one and its second starting flight drew 56 players ready to give their luck a try. With starting packs amounting to 50,000 in chips, they had the freedom to explore the field and eliminate rivals on their way to the top positions on the unofficial leader board.
The current chip leader of this Day 1B is called Paul Lozano and he came straight from Spain to participate in the Spring Festival and its many poker offerings. His chip stack amounted to 278,000 at the end of the day and this is how much he will bring to Day 2 of the Monster Stack Event. However, the largest amount of chips still belongs to the chip leader from Day 1A, who was Martin Kabrhel from the Czech Republic, with 374,000 in chips to his name. This Friday will see the official Day 1C of the event.