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Shachar Yonayov Claims Throne and €35,986 at Poker Fever Main Event

King’s Casino welcomed the new champion of the Poker Fever Series Festival which is currently in progress at the famous casino venue in Rozvadov. The anticipated Main Event saw its Final Table this Monday and the player who managed to outplay all of his rivals on the field was Shachar Yonayov from Israel who succeeded in bagging the first-place prize amounting to some €35,986 as well as the coveted by many trophy coming with it.

Being the arena of many poker festivals of international scale, King’s Casino located in the Czech Republic is used to receiving quite the attention from poker players coming from near and far. There is a poker festival in progress at all times, turning the venue in the heart of Europe and the most discussed poker room in the region. The long-anticipated Main Event commenced officially this Thursday and its impressive guaranteed prize pool amounting to some €200,000 is only one of the great features attracting players to the field.

With this large guaranteed many players were tempted to make their way into the poker tournament and this is how the overall number of entries reached as many as 961. The last day of action had left 13 players to compare their skills and level of proficiency when it comes to poker action, which resulted in interesting levels of game. It could be recalled that the chip leader at the beginning of the Final Day of action was David Křístek from Germany who had 6,025,000 in chips and was the current leader on the field.

Performance throughout the Final Day of Action

When all players returned to their seats at the start of the Final Day of Action at the Main Event he owned the largest chip stack and has the freedom to utilize it as needed. However, as the day progressed and people began leaving their seats one by one, the went through several ups and downs.

The first player to leave the Final Table was Karel Hospodka from Germany, who received €1,995 for his performance on the felt. Joseph Guláš who is a well-known local poker player managed to climb all the way to the sixth position on the official leader board and this brought him a sweet payday of €7,277. It could be recalled that he claimed the runner-up position during Day 2 of the Main Event and this reserved him a spot at the official Final Day of action.

The third spot on the official leader board was also claimed by a leader on a previous Day, this time being Ondrej Mar from the Czech Republic who was the chip leader at the end of the fourth starting flight. His achievement brought him some €15,732. As for the top positions at the end of the Main Event, the runner-up place was claimed by Vojtech Kratochvil who could not outplay the eventual winner of the event and has to settle for the consolation prize of €22,021.

 Author: Benjamin Barry

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