The The World Series of Poker Circuit continues ahead with yet another poker event in Tulsa, Oklahoma, which is aiming to attract players from near and far. Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is the place where all poker action is taking place and this Wednesday welcomed a two-day event which goes by the name of Event #8: $365 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed. Kevin Eyster made it to the top claiming his third WSOP Circuit Ring and $22,538.
Many players enjoy a multiple-day event, as they have the chance to fully demonstrate their poker skills on the felt and to play against a large number of players from around the world. Such events usually guarantee a larger number of participants as well and this further boost both the prize pool and the ultimate payouts which are given away at the end of the tournament. This event gathered some 289 entries ready to lay their hands on some of the top-places prizes and the coveted WSOPC Ring which awaited the big winner.
This event provided all players with the chance to register for participation until the beginning of Level 9 of game, thus giving more people the chance to win big. Each of them had a starting pack of chips amounting to some 10,000 which caused the action to be quite fast-paced as all players had the freedom to operate with them as they deem wise. At the end of the first day there were only seven players remaining at the poker tables and among them was the big winner Eyster from Los Angeles.
Eyster Poker Career This Far
During his extensive poker career which commenced in 2007, up to this moment he has amassed some $4,380,080 by participating in a wide variety of poker tournaments and festivals around the world. His largest winning from a live tournament so far came after his participation in the 2015 World Poker Tour Five Diamond World Poker Classic festival in Las Vegas.
There he played at the $10,400 No-Limit Hold’em Main Event where he became the champion after outplaying all his rivals. This brought him the big prize of $1,587,382 which remains the largest won by him so far.
Following his participation in this Thursday’s tournament he said that there were many ups and owns in the event and the final table was the especially tough part, However, he is a six-max specialist as many of his winnings come from this type of tournaments and he is well-acquainted with the specifics and the structure. The prize pool which was paid at the end of the second day reached $86,700 and only the top 30 players on the leader board made it to the cashes.
The runner-up position was taken by Texas player Orlando Romero who could not outplay the winner and had to settle for the consolation prize of $13,929. As for the third position on the official leader board, it was claimed by Daniel Burke from Iowa, who received a total of $9,671 for his deep run in the tournament.