The World Series of Poker Circuit Foxwoods $1,675 No-limit Hold’em Main Event was a grand success as it drew 486 entries with the top 54 players making the money. The man who emerged victorious from this massive field was the 30-year-old Jeremy Meacham from Oak Bluffs, MA after making three final tables.
Meacham first finished sixth in 2015 and third in 2016. Finally, this year Meacham managed to to capture his first WSOPC gold ring and win $156,735 in the prize money.
Talking about his grand victory in this event, the talented palyer Meacham said, “It feels good to finally get there. Sixth, third, and first is a nice little progression.”
A large number of notable players atttended this event and among those who managed to make money were Cory Waaland (11th Place), Mike Dentale (18th Place), JeWook Oh (25th Place), Greg Himmelbrand(27th Place), Dave Stefanski (39th Place) and Christoher Leong (43rd Place).
Final Table Payouts
1. Jeremy Meacham (Oak Bluffs, MA) $156,735
2. Sean Thomson (Worcester, MA) $96,957
3. Robert Ricciuti (Johnston, RI) $70,713
4. Mike Azzaro (New York, NY) $52,488
5. Galen Hall (San Francisco, CA) $39,366
6. Filippos Stavrakis (Forest Hill, MD) $30,035
7.Lawrence Greenberg (Weston, MA) $23,328
8. Ralph Massey (Chicago, IL) $18,225
9. Fabio Dagata (Needham, MA) $14,602
Hakim Zoufri Claims WSOP International Circuit €3,500 High Roller for €69,888
In another event WSOP International Circuit €3,500 High Roller Event which took place in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, it was Hakim Zoufri who won the title for a whopping €69,888.
At the final table, the Dutch poker players were prevailing, since six out of the seven players who made the cash were the players from the Netherlands. The only non-Dutch poker player at the High Roller final table was Niko Mykkanen who took 4th place, which brought him a sweet payday of €20,277.
Zoufri finished Day 1 of the High Roller with a small stack of just 2,300, which eventually made him re-enter with 25,000 in chips instead, making his Day 2 much more productive. This gave him a chance to perform his best and win the title. Firoz Mangroe finished in 7th place and received €10,260. A very famous name not only for his poker feats but for his career as a TV host and journalist, Alberto Stegeman, who was the chip leader at the beginning of the day, ended up 6th with €12,174.
Freek Scholten ended as runner up and received €43,189 for his efforts.