This Friday was one of the warmest days this March and the reason for that might be partly because King’s Casino, located in Rozvadov, the Czech Republic became the arena of heated up poker rivalry. More people joined the poker tables of the Monster Stack tournament which promises to grant one of them with the coveted WSOPC Ring and this proved to be one of the more interesting events this Friday.
The buy-in for the second Ring event in WSOPC Spring Festival reaches €550 which in turn promises a guaranteed prize pool amounting to €200,000. Each player commenced their action on Day 1A or any of the starting flight with a chip stack of 50,000. This promises them the freedom to operate with the chips as the wish and guarantees riveting poker action for everyone involved. Day 1C is the third initial starting flight out of four, according to the rich schedule of the poker festival, whereas this Sunday is going to see the official Day 2 take place, which is also when the final table will happen.
A total of 100 players entered the race for the throne and following several mishaps, 12of them decided to re-enter the tournament for a second chance to grab the coveted trophy ring. This meant that at the end of the third initial flight there were some 239 players survived and progressing towards the final day of poker action. It is needless to say that this will provide some spectacular poker performance on Sunday while everyone will have the chance to showcase their potential. Only 47 players survived Day 1C and they will meet the rest of the survivors on the final day.
Stanislav Koleno Leads Day 1C
Stanislav Koleno is the chip leader at the end of this Friday and his performance and good fortune with the poker hands is what brought him a total of 275,000 in chips. He came straight from Bratislava, Slovakia, in order to participate in this poker festival and so far his performance, is more than good.
However, he could not beat the impressive performance of Day 1A chip leader Martin Kabrhel from the Czech Republic, who continued ahead towards Day 2 with 374,000 in chips to his name. Throughout his live poker career, Koleno has amassed some $644,565 and this is quite impressive, as he has had the opportunity to participate in some of the leading poker festivals.
His largest winning up to this point was won back in 2017 when he played at Premier Million in Nova Gorica, Slovenia and grabbed the runner-up position at the €700 No-Limit Hold’em. This brought him $172,492 for his excellent performance. Among the players who claimed the top positions on the official leader board of Day 1C was also the winner of the Senior Event, Germany’s Jörg Peisert.
In this starting flight, he gained some 205,800 in chips, whereas at the Senior Event which took place on Wednesday brought him well-deserved €15,818 at the end of the final table. This Saturday will bring together all participants of the fourth starting flight and only the best among them will continue towards Day 2 on Sunday.