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Martin Kabrhel Goes for the Gold Once Again at WSOPC Monster Stack Event

King’s Casino in Rozvadov is well on its way to witness the second champion which would bag one of the coveted rings offered exclusively at the World Series of Poker Circuit events. Monster Stack Ring #2 event saw its two starting flights since Wednesday, bringing a considerable number of poker players together once again.

Poker events featuring a larger starting chip stack are some of the preferred ones y players from across the globe. This does not go unnoticed by organizers of poker festivals, as many of them feature at least one such event in their schedule. The WSOP Circuit also relies on these highly popular events sprinkling them throughout the several weeks of the festival. Wednesday brought the first starting flight for this event drawing some 60 players to their appointed seats.

Poker Action Brings the Zest to King’s Casino

Each of the players willing to make it all the way to the top, bagging the shiny piece of jewelry had to pay the mandatory buy-in of €600, reserving them a spot at one of the poker tables. King’s poker room has seen many a poker festival throughout the years and it seems like its poker tables are constantly occupied by former winners and future champions.

The monster stack claimed by each participant reached 50,000 in chips, giving the most skillful among them a chance to push their rivals to the edge and lead the game in their preferred direction. Throughout the first day of poker action, only nine players decided they would enter the field once again after being eliminated sooner than expected. Sebastian Kos who is a local well-known poker player was the entry with the most chip at the end of the day, continuing ahead with some 188,000 in chips to his name.

Eyal Bensimhon, renown French poker pro with some $89,360 in winnings also entered the race willing to bag his third WSOPC Ring. It could be recalled that in this very event and venue last year he claimed his second Ring and some €69,550. This Wednesday he was able to reach the fifth position chip-wise and progress ahead with 155,000 in chips. He was among the surviving 34 players who will meet once again on Day 2 of the poker tournament.

A Total of 86 Progress Ahead

The guaranteed prize pool for this tournament amounts to €300,000, meaning that the projected interest towards registering would be high. Day 1b of the event managed to attract 106, almost double the number of players from Day 1a. With each starting flight to come their number would surge in a progressive manner.

This second day brought more familiar faces to the felt, as well recent champions such as Martin Kabrhel who claimed the first WSOPC Ring for this festival at the Opening Event. Now he is bracing for a potential second one at the end of this tournament which would further boost his current live earnings of $3,965,166.

He was the chip leader at the end of the day with his chip stack of 391,000 ranking him first among all surviving players for the time being. Romanian player Ion Tabacaru was also another skillful player familiar from previous King’s Casino tournament. He managed to reach the fourth position at the Indian poker Series’s €220 NLHE event, bagging some €6,831 for his deep run.

At the end of Day 1b, he had a bagful of 75,000 ranking 36th on the daily leader board. Friday is set to bring the third starting flight for this event and more heated action at King’s Casino.

 Author: Benjamin Barry

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