The 2023 World Series of Poker Europe kicked off at King’s Resort Rozvadov within the Czech Republic simply shy of two weeks in the past. This yr’s WSOPE is slated to span from Oct. 25 – Nov. 15, with 15 bracelet occasions and greater than €15 million in complete assured prize cash to be awarded alongside the best way.
A complete of six occasions at the moment are within the books, with almost $6.7 million paid out already due to the 9,795 entries made up to now. Below is a take a look at the outcomes from the three most up-to-date occasions to wrap up. A recap of the primary three bracelet occasions could be discovered right here.
€1,350 No-Limit Hold’em €2 Million GTD
The 2023 WSOPE €1,350 mini primary occasion drew a large turnout of 1,729 entries, leading to a remaining prize pool of $2,114,750 when rendered in USD. The largest share of that cash went to Greece’s Sokratis Linaras, who walked away with €310,350 ($328,971 USD), and his first gold bracelet.
Before this huge win, Linaras’ high payday on the stay circuit had been a $104,325 rating secured because the champion of a €5,200 pot-limit Omaha occasion held on the European Poker Tour Monte Carlo cease this spring.
Linaras’ two titles this yr earned him 1,416 complete Card Player Player of the Year factors, sufficient to maneuver him inside the highest 350 within the 2023 POY standings introduced by Global Poker.
2022 WSOPE primary occasion champion Omar Eljach, who was only a handful of days faraway from taking down the €550 pot-limit Omaha occasion at this collection for his second bracelet, completed fourth for $109,551.
€550 No-Limit Hold’em Colossus €1.5 Million GTD
The subsequent match to wrap was one other large-field no-limit maintain’em affair: the €550 buy-in ‘Colossus.’ With 3,436 complete entries, the prize pool grew to $1,751,080, leading to six-figure paydays for the highest three finishers (when reckoned in USD). The largest payout of all was the $222,971 secured by eventual champion Ermanno Di Nicola.
This was the primary bracelet win ever for the Italian, who got here shut in 2021 when he completed third in a €5,000 pot-limit Omaha occasion at that yr’s WSOPE. Di Nicola now has greater than $561,000 in recorded match earnings after this newest victory.
Poland’s Alain Saka earned $132,871 because the runner-up, whereas longtime poker participant Tobias Peters of the Netherlands completed fifth for $65,328 to extend his lifetime earnigns to greater than $2.1 million.
|1||Ermanno Di Nicola||$222,971||600|
€5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha €500K GTD
The highest buy-in occasion held thus far on the pageant is the €5,000 pot-limit Omaha occasion that wrapped up on Monday, Nov. 6. With 202 entries the prize pool swelled to $966,222 USD. That meant that eventual champion Wing Po Liu walked away with $243,800 and his first bracelet after dragging the ultimate pot.
The Hong Kong native had a dozen prior cashes in WSOP occasions, however had by no means made a remaining desk previous to this match.
Liu had some stiff competitors to cope with down the stretch, together with two-time bracelet winner Oleksii Kovalchuk (ninth), three-time bracelet winner Ansons Tsang (4th), and none aside from Omar Eljach, who was at his third remaining desk of the collection. Eljach earned $150,308 because the runner-up, bringing his complete earnings for the pageant to greater than $333,000.
|1||Wing Po Liu||$243,800||720|
|5||Marco Di Persio||$52,788||300|
Photo credit: WSOP / Tomas Stacha.