The World Series of Poker Circuit Paris is already in full swing at Cercle Clichy Montmartre in Paris. One of the many gold rings has already been awarded to the French poker player Bravo à Xavier Sitruk. His latest achievement captured the attention of the poker community after Sitruk outlasted a packed field to score a piece of WSOP gold jewelry and a massive cash prize of €30,000. The poker arena keeps on sizzling with action as the poker event is moving forward. There are still a number of gold rings and staggering monetary prizes up for grabs.
Bravo à Xavier Sitruk already has a reason to celebrate after he snared a WSOP-branded gold trophy. The Frenchman locked horns in a fierce heads-up battle against Jonathan Abiteboul, who entered the duel as the chip lead. However, the lead swung back and forth during the intense final stage of the tournament.
At one moment, Sitruk looked to gain the upper hand over his opponent, but just the next moment Abiteboul was coming back in the game. Eventually, the cards started to fall Sitruk’s way, who managed to catapult his starting bank to an emporium of chips. The roller coaster journey ended with Sitruk becoming the latest owner of a gold ring. Prior to his latest success, the player’s bankroll amounted to $135,642 in total live earnings.
Abiteboul’s plans to snare the gold went sour and he ended up as the bridesmaid. Nevertheless, the player headed to the payout desk with to collect his €20,500. Here, it is interesting to note that Abiteboul performed quite well for a rookie. A quick look at his The Hendon Mob profile revealed that Abiteboul has participated in less than 10 tournaments. His runner-up performance in €500 Super Eight is to add a new best live cash to his poker portfolio.
Additional Details about WSOP International Circuit in Paris
Needless to say, the French capital has turned into a preferred tourist destination over the years. People from all over the world are not missing the opportunity to visit the city of love and enjoy the great French wine. Among all other things, the poker enthusiasts have yet another reason to visit Paris and that is WSOP International Circuit, which commenced on 17th November at the popular venue Cercle Clichy Montmartre. The inaugural event €300 No-Limit Hold’em C Starter kicked off the tournament with a splash, offering €150,000 guaranteed prize pool.
The organizers of the event unveiled a rich selection of tournaments, the most long-awaited of which seems to be the Main Event. It is to start on 29th November and run all the way through 4th December. The WSOP Circuit is to wrap up on 10th December, when the final €100 Irish Poker tournament is to announce the name of the last player to collect a gold ring from the current festival.