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Eyal Bensimhon Steals Ring at World Series of Poker Circuit €220 Deep Stack Open

The King’s Casino located in Rozvadov near the border of Czech Republic is one of the heated locations for poker action at the moment, as it is hosting the World Series of Poker Circuit Spring Festival, which has a lot up for grabs. This Wednesday saw the official final table of the Deep Stack Open tournament which drew the attention of hundreds of players from all four corners of the world. The throne was claimed by no other than Eyal Bensimhon from Switzerland, who bagged €18,503 for his performance on the felt.

The starting pack of action on the last day of the poker event amounted to some 40,000 in chips and this gave the needed boost to players willing to reach the top positions. A total of 296 players returned to their seats at the beginning of the last day and as many as 47 of them received a cash payout once the money bubble burst. German poker player with the nickname Obv ist Obv was the first one to bag a cash amounting to €542, which was the minimum amount players could receive.

As for the prize pool which was paid out to the players on the top 47 positions on the leader board, it amounted to €95,000. The runner-up position on the leader board was reserved for Marek Blaško from Slovakia, who could not manage to defeat the winner in the heads-up duel and had to leave with the consolation prize of €11,761. On the third place, there is a German poker player with the nickname RurhPott-Asi, who laid their hands on €8,816.

Details around the Champ

Bensimhon is a poker player with a total of six cashes officially listed to his name, the first one from 2017, when he played at the 2017 Goliath Phamous Poker Series and finished fourth in the $250 No-Limit Hold’em $50K GTD. This tournament brought him $4,826 which is a flying start for his live poker career.

The largest amount of money he has won up to this point came shortly after that when he played at the 2017 Wynn Summer Classic and claimed fifth place at the $550 No-Limit Hold’em $100K GTD. This place guaranteed him some $19,017 at the end of the day.

This Wednesday saw the official Day 1A of the Monster Stack Event, which will grant its champion with the second WSOPC Ring, coveted by many. Following the end of poker action, it became clear that there have been 63 entries in total, six of them re-entries. The buy-in for the event reaches €550 which in turn promises a guaranteed prize pool amounting to €200,000. Each player commences their action with a chip stack of 50,000.

At the end of the first starting flight, the player with the largest amount of chips was local player Martin Kabrhel who had bagged 374,000 in chips prior to the end of action. This Thursday will see the second starting flight bringing together more players ready to win the precious piece of jewellery.

 Author: Benjamin Barry

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