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Timur Margolin Becomes Seventh Bracelet Champ at WSOPE €1,100 Monster Stack

Every day provides some riveting poker experience to players from near and far at King’s Casino in Rozvadov as the World Series of Poker Europe is in full swing. The latest event which saw its Final Table was the one granting the fifth WSOP Bracelet for this poker festival and this was the Monster Stack one. Timur Margolin was the skillful winner who managed to climb all the way to the top and bag the champion prize of €134,407.

The Europe edition of WSOP is among the highly anticipated poker festivals as it has the potential to transform the heart of Europe into one of the heated poker locations where proficient players prove they are worthy of the large cash payouts and the sparkling Bracelet awaiting them at the end of the Final Table. This Monday saw the official start of this final battle which welcomed back as many as 14 participants who made it this far.

Monster Stack Aims Higher with Cash Payouts

The total number of entries reached 666, making the event even more remarkable. Each of them had to pay the mandatory buy-in of €1,100 in order to reserve a spot. What made the event even more appealing to them was the fact that its organizers announced a guaranteed prize pool of €500,000. As a result of the increasing interest in registering for participation, the overall amount of prize cashes swelled to €639,027.

By the time the event reached its last levels of poker action the number of individuals left on the felt was significantly reduced. Contrary to everyone’s expectations, the chip leader at the beginning of the day and the one with the smallest chip count, also sharing a name were the first to exit the race. Luiz Antonio Duarte Ferreira Filho had a total of 4,350,000 in chips to his name at the beginning of Monday’s battle, whereas the player with the smallest chip stack Luiz Antonio Duarte Ferreira had some 510,000.

Both of them received cash payout of €5,513 for their deep run in the tournament. As the day progressed many players also joined them on the way out, proficient poker player Michal Mrakes among them. The local player managed to make it all the way to the fifth place on the official leader board and this brought him a total of €28,863. Other notable mentions on the way to the top were Henrik Brockman form Austria who added €40,388 to his overall live earnings increasing them to $85,371.

Final Table End Creates Opportunity for New Cash Oayouts

Shortly after his elimination, the Monster Stack event reached its final stages with Sebastian Ulrich claiming the third position on the rank list at the end of the event. This resulted in a cash payout of €57,447 for the German player, leaving only two poker pros at the Final Table. Raul Henriquez coming all the way from Chile could not outplay the eventual winner in the heads-up duel and had to settle for the consolation prize of €83,042 bringing the tournament to its natural end.

Another event which is going to grant one skillful poker player with the coveted seventh Bracelet is the WSOPE Pot-Limit Omaha 8-Max event. It comes with a guaranteed prize pool of €200,000 which would be further boosted by the generous €2,200 buy-in. This Wednesday is scheduled to welcome this event’s Final Table and at this point, 187 entries have registered. Those who progress to Day 2 are only 35 and they will meet once again this Tuesday.

 Author: Benjamin Barry

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