The World Series of Poker Circuit underway at Tulsa Hard Rock, awarding 7 rings thus far. 

Tulsa, Oklahoma (16 March 2023) - The World Series of Poker Circuit is on the home stretch, with only seven stops left of the 2022/23 season before returning to Las Vegas for what is building up to be a historic 54th Annual World Series of Poker.

The Circuit action continued on March 8, when action at the Tulsa Hard Rock Hotel & Casino hit the felt for a twelve-day series. The Tulsa Circuit is in the midst of running from March 8 - March 20, featuring 16 ring events with buy-ins ranging from $250 - $1,700. 

So far the results of seven events have been confirmed with two more finishing up by the time of this report. 

The first event of the series, the $400 No-Limit Hold'em Double Stack, was won by Oklahoma local Brent Bogdanovecz who took down his second circuit ring and the $19,639 grand prize after besting a field of 273 entries. 

The most affordable buy-in of the series Event #2: $250 No-Limit Hold'em, drew 226 entries and was won by Johnie Hillin who not only won his first circuit ring but did so in his ever recorded WSOP cash. 

By far the largest event of the series so was Event #3: $400 No-Limit Hold'em which was held over two days last weekend and drew a large field of 1,016 to generate a prizepool of $335,280. Coming out on top at as the dust settled was Victor Guardino from Wagner, OK as he won the grand prize of $54,793 and his first ring. 

Danny Schulz captured the ring in Event #4: $400 No-Limit Hold'em as he won $14,675 last Sunday over a field of 181.

The closed events thus far were won by Richard Posada who beat a field of 373 in the $250 Seniors Event for his first WSOP cash and by Ashley Frank of Scottsdale, AZ who won the $250 Ladies Event for her first ring. 

The most recent recorded ring victory was won by a familiar face on the  WSOP circuit in Chase Davis of Wichita, KS as he won his second ring in Event #6: $400 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed, which is his second ring of 2023 with his first coming back in January when he conquered the WSOP Choctaw Main Event for a huge $357,269 score. 

Here is a look at the results thus far:

Event #1: $400 No-Limit Hold'em Double Stack - Brent Bogdanovecz - $19,639
Event #2: $250 No-Limit Hold'em - Johnie Hillin - $10,526
Event #3: $400 No-Limit Hold'em - Victor Guardino - $54,793
$250 Seniors Event #1 - Richard Posada - $15,469
Event #4: $400 No-Limit Hold'em - Danny Schulz - $14,675
Event #6: $400 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed - Chase Davis - $13,293
Ladies Event #1 - Ashley Frank - $4,757

The marquee event of the series is the $1,700 Main Event. Flight A of the Main Event begins at 11 AM on Friday, March 17, followed by Flight B at the same time the following day. The reigning champion is Arthur Morris, after taking down the Tulsa Circuit Main Event in August 2022. The North Carolina native outlasted 646 players in the 2022 Main Event to capture his first ring, coupled with the $182,379 top prize and a seat in the 2022 Tournament of Champions.

All official gold ring winners from this WSOP Circuit stop will qualify for the invitation-only “Tournament of Champions.” The $1 million freeroll event will be held during the 2023 World Series of Poker tournament in Las Vegas. 2023 Online winners will also be eligible to compete in the signature event.

WSOP.com will be on hand starting tomorrow and provide live updates for the Main Event throughout each day.