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Amar Begović Claims Main Event Throne at WSOP Circuit Spring Festival in Rozvadov

The World Series of Poker Circuit has its brand new champion who claimed the throne at the end of the Main Event and this is Amar Begović from Bosnia and Herzegovina. The skillful player reached the top position on the leader board and this brought him the coveted WSOPC Ring as well as generous first-place payout amounting to some €220,000.

The culminating Main Event was probably the most anticipated tournament in the schedule of this year’s Spring Festival and this was clearly visible by the number of participants willing to showcase their skills on the felt and to climb their way to the summit. Over the span of four days, they had the chance to play against each other and eliminate those who did not deserve the honor to claim the champion ring. Following the Redraw Final Day which saw quite the attention and gathered all surviving players from the starting flights, only 30 players remained afloat and returned for the final day of poker action.

The chip leader from Redraw Final Day Martin Kabrhel who is a well-known local poker pro made it far in the tournament and he claimed the fourth position on the official leader board and this granted him €76,244 for the deep run. Another notable player with several accomplishments so far in the Spring Festival is Stanislav Koleno from Slovakia who managed to reach the 13th spot on the leader board and for this feat, he received some €13,385 which is a fair share of the overall prize pool.

Final Table Ranking

At the end of the day, every player had the chance to receive a slice of the €1,134,300 which was generated thanks to the buy-ins of all 690 players who were willing to take part in the culminating poker tournament. Alexander Romme also made it far in the Main Event like in previous tournaments in the schedule of the WSOPC, this time reaching the 8th spot on the official rank list. This feat guaranteed him a tournament payout reaching €24,274 at the end of the final day.

According to the information listed, Begović has total live earnings amounting to $82,370 which guarantees him a certain level of expertise when it comes to live poker tournaments. He proved this during the final table which brought him his largest winnings in his career so far. Up to this point, his best cash came during the Sarajevo November Challenge in 2009 when he participated in the Main Event featuring a buy-in amounting to €1,000. He became the champion and this meant he received a well-deserved payout of €10,910 at the end of the heads-up duel.

Speaking of heads-up duels, the WSOPC Main Event runner-up position was claimed by Timur Margolin from Israel who could not outplay the winner and was granted a consolation prize amounting to €135,000. The third place was taken by another poker pro called Paraschos Stavridis from Greece, who deserved his payout amounting to €97,000.

 Author: Benjamin Barry

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