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Kevin Miles Nabs First WSOP Circuit Gold Ring at Horseshoe Tunica

The WSOP Circuit gold ring has turned into a symbol of victory in one of the most keenly-awaited local tournaments across America. Thousands of players across the country are currently traveling from stop to stop with the World Series of Poker Circuit, looking for fortune and glory.

Quite unsurprisingly, the WSOP Circuit attracts the attention of thousands of players across the nation, who have the chance to pursue their poker dream. With its budget-friendly buy-ins and a bountiful selection of tournaments, the WSOP Circuit has become a prestigious high caliber festival.

As for now, the Horseshoe Tunica Hotel & Casino is playing host to a stop on the 2017/18 WSOP Circuit schedule. The tournament is well upon us and Event 4: $365 No-Limit Hold’em is the last event to have been concluded. The total field size reached an impressive 199 entries to create a lucrative prize pool of $59,700.

Many aspiring poker players managed to make their way into the paid places, but fell short of the final table. The top 21 players went home with money in their pockets, with minimum cash being $661. Needless to say, all poker players were secretly hoping that they will leave the tournament with the WSOP-branded piece of jewelry.

Kevin Miles’ Patience Wins Him the Victory

After one day of playing, Kevin Miles was the player to conquer the field and win Event 4: $365 No-Limit Hold’em. The player collected a grand prize of $15,520 and the long-coveted gold ring. Having a brief look into Miles’ poker career, it can be said that Horseshoe Tunica is the player’s lucky poker place as he managed to win his first-career gold ring and secure one of the biggest profile win of his career to date. Miles has 3 official final tables to his name and all of them were reached at Horseshoe Tunica.

The battle saw the chip lead change hands many times, while eventually Kevin Miles took the lead and finished off all the remaining opponents. Even though the four-handed table continued for hours and the soon-to-be-crowned winner saw his emporium of chips being melted, he never lost motivation. In a post-victory interview, the player shared that he believes that the patience is the key to his success.

Tom Franklin was the player to leave the poker table in 4th place for $5,085. Jason Powers was the next to hit the rail in 3rd place for $6,923. The heads-up battle was relatively short, as Miles a sizable chip lead over his opponent Cooper Torode. Torode found no help on the board and he had to settle for 2nd place finish and $9,588 for his deep run in the event.