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2022/23 International Circuit - King’s Resort (Rozvadov, Czech Republic)

Friday, January 20, 2023 to Monday, January 23, 2023

WSOPC Event #11: €1,700 MAIN EVENT

EVENT IN PROGRESS:Level: 27 | Blinds: 40,000/80,000 | Ante: 80,000
  • Buy-in: €1,700
  • Prizepool: €1,014,552
  • Entries: 689
  • Remaining: 9

EVENT UPDATES

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Monday, January 23, 2023 4:41 PM Local Time (about 4 days and 15 hours ago)
Level: 21
Blinds: 10,000/20,000
Ante: 20,000
Monday, January 23, 2023 4:07 PM Local Time (about 4 days and 16 hours ago)

Level 20: 8,000/16,000 (16,000)
Entries: 45/689
 

Players are on a 30-minute break. The break is slightly longer than some of the others since the TV table will begin after the action resumes.

Bjorn Griese, Zhong Chen, and Pawel Zawadowicz hit the rail during the final moments of Level 20 to leave 45 players remaining.
Monday, January 23, 2023 3:58 PM Local Time (about 4 days and 16 hours ago)

Level 20: 8,000/16,000 (16,000)
Entries: 48/689

Pawel Zawadowicz checked with more than 200,000 in the pot and the       on the board. Ercan Atmaca fired out for 155,000 and Zawadowicz went into the tank for several minutes before time was called.

The floor came to the table and the dealer explained what happened up until that point. Meanwhile, Zawadowicz called before the clock was started only to muck his hand with Atmaca turning over    for trip treys.

Ercan Atmaca - 1,000,000
Pawel Zawadowicz - 350,000

Monday, January 23, 2023 3:52 PM Local Time (about 4 days and 16 hours ago)

Level 20: 8,000/16,000 (16,000)
Entries: 48/689

Masoud Rasuly bet 60,000 into a pot of around double that with the     on the board after the flop. Borys Rozhanovskyi jammed for 335,000 and Rasuly called off his stack of slightly less.

Masoud Rasuly:   
Borys Rozhanovskyi:   

Rasuly needed some help but unfortunately for the German player there was none on its way with the   turn and   river completing the board.

Also recently hitting the rail were Kreshnik Maloku and Andreas Hildebrand.

Borys Rozhanovskyi - 650,000
Masoud Rasuly - 0
Andreas Hildebrand - 0
Kreshnik Maloku - 0

Monday, January 23, 2023 3:37 PM Local Time (about 4 days and 17 hours ago)

Level 20: 8,000/16,000 (16,000)
Entries: 51/689

Kreshnik Maloku lost most of his stack that he started the day with. In fact, he was down to just 39,000 in chips but thanks to the following hand has some small breathing room.

Maloku had his small stack already in the pot and was up against Josef Pavelka and Zaki Hamani. Pavelka checked the     flop. Hamani fired out for 40,000 and Pavelka folded.

Kreshnik Maloku:   
Zaki Hamani:   

Hamani held a set but Maloku was drawing to four out to complete a gutshot straight draw. Maloku bricked the   turn but the   river saved the day for the Swiss player as he tripled up with a straight.

Meanwhile, four more players hit the rail in Marco Succetti, Timo Scarcella, Alessandro Laubinger, and Antonio Fragale to bring the field down to 51 players.

Zaki Hamani - 900,000
Josef Pavelka - 350,000
Kreshnik Maloku - 150,000
Marco Succetti - 0
Timo Scarcella - 0
Alessandro Laubinger - 0
Antonio Fragale - 0

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Monday, January 23, 2023 3:19 PM Local Time (about 4 days and 17 hours ago)

The following players were awarded a min-cash valued at €3,383. The remaining 55 players have each locked up at least a €3,829 payday.

Place Player Country Prize
56 Asher Dahan Israel €3,383
57 Angelo Sisca Italy €3,383
58 Till Suplika Germany €3,383
59 Georgios Lekkakos Greece €3,383
60 Ion Tabacaru Romania €3,383
61 Gertjan Albers Netherlands €3,383
62 Lukas Zaskodny Czech Republic €3,383
63 Symeon Alexandridis Greece €3,383
64 Michele Masucci Italy €3,383
65 Marius Iftimia Romania €3,383
66 Kasparas Klezys Lithuania €3,383
67 Samir Abid Germany €3,383
68 Karo Nuri Switzerland €3,383
69 Vincent De Neve Germany €3,383
70 Adrian Strobel Germany €3,383
71 Salih Atac Switzerland €3,383
Monday, January 23, 2023 3:17 PM Local Time (about 4 days and 17 hours ago)

Level 20: 8,000/16,000 (16,000)
Entries: 55/689

Patrick Jaros had a massive stack. It is still massive despite doubling up the short-stacked Nexhdet Jasiqi. 

Jasiqi get his stack of less than 10 big blinds into the pot and was favored to win the hand against Jaros.

Nexhdet Jasiqi:   
Patrick Jaros:   

The       board was safe for Jasiqi's tens and he doubled through Jaros. Despite losing this hand, Jaros is likely the chip leader at this point as the start of the day Friedrich Raez appeared to lose a few chips at the feature table.

Things were less rosy for Angelo Sisca and Asher Dahan who are both now on the rail.

Patrick Jaros - 2,100,000
Nexhdet Jasiqi - 340,000
Asher Dahan - 0
Angelo Sisca - 0

Monday, January 23, 2023 3:07 PM Local Time (about 4 days and 17 hours ago)
Level: 20
Blinds: 8,000/16,000
Ante: 16,000
Monday, January 23, 2023 3:07 PM Local Time (about 4 days and 17 hours ago)

Level 19: 6,000/12,000 (12,000)
Entries: 57/689

It has been a bit of a rollercoaster ride for Edgaras Pipine. After taking down a small pot with queens, he doubled up Leon Campbell before doubling up himself in the following hand.

Pipine checked the     flop. Paul Covaciu fired out for 42,000 into a splashed pot of a bit more and got called by both Campbell and Pipine. All three players checked after the   followed on the turn. The   river paired the board. Pipine jammed for 75,000. Covaciu called and Campbell folded.

Pipine turned over the good old seven-deuce with    for trips. Covaciu was about to muck his cards before the dealer reminded him to turn them over. Covaciu was good until the river, at least against Pipine, as he turned over the   .

Leon Campbell - 750,000
Edgaras Pipine - 375,000
Paul Covaciu - 200,000

Monday, January 23, 2023 2:57 PM Local Time (about 4 days and 17 hours ago)

Level 19: 6,000/12,000 (12,000)
Entries: 57/689

Leon Campbell, Bastian Gallitzendoerfer, and Edgaras Pipine all checked the     flop. Campbell checked the   turn as well but Gallitzendoerfer had other ideas and took a stab at the 100,000 chip pot with a bet of 50,000. Pipine called and Campbell folded.

Both players checked the   river. Pipine turned over    and won the pot after his opponent mucked his cards.

Bastian Gallitzendoerfer - 1,500,000
Edgaras Pipine - 500,000
Leon Campbell - 350,000
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Monday, January 23, 2023 2:51 PM Local Time (about 4 days and 17 hours ago)

Level 19: 6,000/12,000 (12,000)
Entries: 57/689

Till Suplika had his short stack of a handful of blinds in the pot preflop with Paul Covaciu and Radek Mlcak also in the hand.

Covaciu and Mlcak checked down the       board. Covaciu won the hand with    to eliminate Suplika who showed   , while Mlcak exposed the   .

Also recently losing the stacks were Georgios Lekkakos and Ion Tabacaru. 

Radek Mlcak - 520,000
Paul Covaciu - 500,000
Till Suplika - 0
Georgios Lekkakos - 0
Ion Tabacaru - 0

Monday, January 23, 2023 2:37 PM Local Time (about 4 days and 18 hours ago)

Level 19: 6,000/12,000 (12,000)
Entries: 61/689

There was around 75,000 in the pot when Maria Lampropulos check-called a bet of 32,000 by Frederik Brink. Both players checked down the   turn and the   river.

Lampropulos turned over the    for the nut flush and officially won the hand after Brink mucked his cards.

Meanwhile, Symeon Alexandridis and Lukas Zaskodny recently hit the rail to bring the field down to 61 entries.

Frederik Brink - 1,200,000
Maria Lampropulos - 800,000
Symeon Alexandridis - 0
Lukas Zaskodny - 0

Monday, January 23, 2023 2:19 PM Local Time (about 4 days and 18 hours ago)

Level 19: 6,000/12,000 (12,000)
Entries: 63/689

Michele Masucci jammed for 181,000 from the hijack. Ercan Atmaca asked for a count before he made the call for the cutoff.

Michele Masucci:   
Ercan Atmaca:   

Masucci was unable to connect with the       runout and was the first player on the rail today.

Ercan Atmaca - 950,000
Michele Masucci - 0

 

Monday, January 23, 2023 2:13 PM Local Time (about 4 days and 18 hours ago)

Level 19: 6,000/12,000 (12,000)
Entries: 64/689

Nexhdet Jasiqi jammed for 59,000 from middle position. The action folded around to Giuseppe Abbonizio.

"How much?" asked Abbonizio before calling shortly after.

Nexhdet Jasiqi:   
Giuseppe Abbonizio:   

It was looking like Jasiqi could be the first player of the day to hit the showers after Abbonizio connected his six on the     flop. However, Jasiqi improved to a better pair on the   turn and doubled through Abbonizio after the   river completed the board.

Giuseppe Abbonizio - 140,000
Nexhdet Jasiqi - 136,000

Monday, January 23, 2023 2:07 PM Local Time (about 4 days and 18 hours ago)

Level 19: 6,000/12,000 (12,000)
Entries: 64/689

 Cards are in the air to start Day 3. The 64 survivors will start the day with a small blind of 6,000, a big blind of 12,000, and a 12,000 big blind ante.

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Monday, January 23, 2023 2:03 PM Local Time (about 4 days and 18 hours ago)
Level: 19
Blinds: 6,000/12,000
Ante: 12,000
Monday, January 23, 2023 12:01 PM Local Time (about 4 days and 20 hours ago)
Table Seat Player Country Chips Big Blinds
37 1 Simone Sintucci Italy                289,000  24
37 2 Friedrich Raez Switzerland           2,383,000  199
37 3 Marco Succetti Italy                254,000  21
37 4 Stanislaw Miadzel Poland                554,000  46
37 5 Nisad Muratovic Bosnia and Herzegovina                607,000  51
37 6 Ilie Januszewski Romania                406,000  34
37 7 Ali Amelipour Germany                197,000  16
37 8 Tomas Chmela Slovakia                900,000  75
38 1 Michele Masucci Italy                191,000  16
38 2 Ercan Atmaca Netherlands                761,000  63
38 3 Georgios Lekkakos Greece                307,000  26
38 4 Michael Gehrmann Germany           1,385,000  115
38 5 Luigi Di Secli Italy                252,000  21
38 6 Renato Messina Italy                548,000  46
38 7 Jonas Lauck Germany                622,000  52
38 8 Pierre Kauert Germany                412,000  34
39 1 Asher Dahan Israel                512,000  43
39 2 Angelo Sisca Italy                227,000  19
39 3 Leon Campbell United Kingdom                619,000  52
39 4 Bastian Gallitzendoerfer Germany           2,026,000  169
39 5 Edgaras Pipine Lithuania                181,000  15
39 6 Giovanni Nava Italy                472,000  39
39 7 Aleksandar Nanchev Bulgaria                658,000  55
39 8 Christian Jetz Germany                311,000  26
40 1 Paul Covaciu Romania                283,000  24
40 2 Zhong Chen Netherlands                505,000  42
40 3 Bjorn Griese Germany                626,000  52
40 4 Tiziano Di Romualdo Italy                385,000  32
40 5 Philipp Krieger Germany           1,095,000  91
40 6 Radek Mlcak Czech Republic                589,000  49
40 7 Gary Hasson Belgium                218,000  18
40 8 Till Suplika Germany                   89,000  7
41 1 Lukas Zaskodny Czech Republic                360,000  30
41 2 Kreshnik Maloku Switzerland                164,000  14
41 3 Andreas Heitrich Germany                218,000  18
41 4 Orhan Sen Germany                485,000  40
41 5 Josef Pavelka Czech Republic                265,000  22
41 6 Amir Sarughieh Germany                590,000  49
41 7 Zaki Hamani Switzerland                646,000  54
41 8 Pawel Zawadowicz Poland           1,041,000  87
42 1 Patrik Jaros Czech Republic                600,000  50
42 2 Ion Tabacaru Romania                272,000  23
42 3 Alessandro Laubinger Germany                201,000  17
42 4 Sebastian Langrock Germany                630,000  53
42 5 Antonio Fragale Italy                373,000  31
42 6 Gertjan Albers Austria           1,022,000  85
42 7 Symeon Alexandridis Greece                156,000  13
42 8 Borys Rozhanovskyi Ukraine                509,000  42
43 1 Lukas Pazma Slovakia                602,000  50
43 2 Frederik Brink Denmark           1,174,000  98
43 3 Manfred Hochmuth Germany                243,000  20
43 4 Kestutis Jungevicius Lithuania                842,000  70
43 5 Masoud Rasuly Germany                428,000  36
43 6 Andreas Hildebrand Germany                321,000  27
43 7 Maria Lampropulos Greece                513,000  43
43 8 Stefan Drusca United Kingdom                170,000  14
44 1 Felix Schlott Germany                322,000  27
44 2 Klas Krueger Germany                633,000  53
44 3 Luigi Shehadeh Italy                588,000  49
44 4 Timo Scarcella Germany                270,000  23
44 5 Nexhdet Jasiqi Germany                   59,000  5
44 6 Armin Alijagic Bosnia and Herzegovina                995,000  83
44 7 Dmitrijs Prohorovs Latvia                481,000  40
44 8 Giuseppe Abbonizio Italy                217,000  18
Monday, January 23, 2023 12:00 PM Local Time (about 4 days and 20 hours ago)

The action has heated up at in the 2023 WSOP International Circuit €1,700 Main Event Winter Edition at King's Resort in Rozvadov, Czech Republic. The money bubble broke near the end of Day 2 and today the remaining 64 players out of a much larger field of 689 entries are hoping to advance during today's Day 3 and battle it out on tomorrow's final table for a chance at the coveted WSOPC gold ring along with the massive €182,150 top prize.

Friedrich Raez will kick off today's action with a chip-leading stack of 2,383,000 for nearly 200 big blinds, while Bastian Gallitzendoerfer (2,026,000) also ended the day with over 2 million in chips.

Behind this duo is another five players in the millionaire chip club including Michael Gehrmann (1,385,000), Frederik Brink (1,174,000), Philipp Krieger (1,095,000), Pawal Zawadowicz (1,041,000), and Manuel Koeberl (1,022,000). Meanwhile, Maria Lampropulos (513,000) is the last lady remaining lady in the event and is looking to add another huge win to her already impressive poker resume.

Top Ten Chip Counts

Place Player Country Chips Big Blinds
1 Friedrich Raez Switzerland           2,383,000  199
2 Bastian Gallitzendoerfer Germany           2,026,000  169
3 Michael Gehrmann Germany           1,385,000  115
4 Frederik Brink Denmark           1,174,000  98
5 Philipp Krieger Germany           1,095,000  91
6 Pawel Zawadowicz Poland           1,041,000  87
7 Gertjan Albers Netherlands           1,022,000  85
8 Armin Alijagic Bosnia and Herzegovina                995,000  83
9 Tomas Chmela Slovakia                900,000  75
10 Kestutis Jungevicius Lithuania                842,000  70

 

Day 3 Plan

Day 3 will kick off with blinds at 6,000/12,000 along with a 12,000 big blind ante and increase slowly every hour as was the case throughout the Main Event.

The end of the day will be up to the tournament director's discretion but it is hoped that a final table will be reached before the end of the day. However, the tournament director has been informing the players that this needs to be balanced with Day 3 ending at a reasonable time so players have the ability to be well rested for tomorrow's final day.

2023 WSOPC Main Event Winter Edition Payouts 

The top 71 players will go home with at least a €3,383 min-cash with payouts jumping fast with tomorrow's winner awarded a whopping €182,150 top prize. 

A Day 1a ticket to the 2023 WSOP Europe Main Event valued at €10,350 is included in the prizes for the top 12 players giving players a chance at even bigger WSOP glory.

Place     Prize
1     €182,150
2     €118,650
3     €87,950
4     €71,450
5     €58,350
6     €47,850
7     €38,550
8     €30,000
9     €25,900
10-11     €23,250
12     €21,393
13     €11,043
14-15     €9,616
16-17     €8,547
18-20     €7,657
21-23     €6,767
24-27     €5,876
28-31     €5,164
32-39     €4,452
40-55     €3,829
56-64     €3,383
65 Marius Iftimia Romania €3,383
66 Kasparas Klezys Lithuania €3,383
67 Samir Abid Germany €3,383
68 Karo Nuri Switzerland €3,383
69 Vincent De Neve Germany €3,383
70 Adrian Strobel Germany €3,383
71 Salih Atac Switzerland €3,383

 

Our coverage will continue when cards are scheduled to be in the air at 2 p.m. CEST. Stay tuned to see who will advance to the final day of the WSOP International Circuit Main Event at King's Resort in Rozvadov.

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