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Michael Jozoff Gets His First Ring in the Main Event of WSOP

The recent circuit of the World Series of Poker was conducted in The Bicycle Casino in Los Angeles. The 13 event tournament that ended last weekend offered a few highly sought-after gold rings along with the combined prize pool of $2.2 million. The events ranged from No-Limit Hold’em and Monster Stack to the games with low entries. The tournament saw hundreds of players participate in this huge prize pool.

Surprisingly, a 22-year-old player emerged as the victor of the main event of this circuit of World Series of Poker. Reportedly, 550 players entered the main event generating a humongous prize pool of $833,250 thanks to the $1,700 entry. The largest portion of this prize pool went to Michael Jozoff, who reportedly won his first-ever ring of this tournament through this event. He also managed to post the best win of his career, $161,500. With this win, Jozoff’s tournament winnings reached $198,415.

Jozoff seems to have had a good run in this new circuit. He defeated Eugene Tito, one of the most experienced players of professional poker, pushing him to the second position with $99,840. He also sent ‘Hall of Famer’ Mario to the 48th position for $2,960 when he broke her aces. This young poker player is planning to visit Las Vegas to play some high-end tournaments with the money he won. In addition to checking business opportunities, Jozoff hopes to participate in PokerGo and High Rollers. Barry Greenstein, Victor Parades, and Jessica Vierling are a few of the other players who saw some cash in the main event.

Ethan “Rampage Poker” Yau won his third ring of the tournament through his win in the $2,200 high roller event with 80 participants. He defeated David Van Reyk during the heads-up to secure his position. He won a significant sum worth $49,530 through his latest win. It is the third ring the player has won since last December. Prior to winning his rings, Yau took down the main event of the Mid-States Poker Tour with a staggering $230,379. Shan Jing, Vincent Moscati, and Sohale Khalili also saw great money during this high roller event of the World Series of Poker.

During this series, Roland Israelashvili strengthened his cash lead, adding a few more. Counts. Roland has 329 amounts of cash in his resume. Arkady Tsinis, who is next to him on the leaderboard, only has 234 amounts of cash. Roland added four more cash from this new circuit to the Bicycle. Elvis Toomas, who is known for losing a prop bet to his girlfriend in the 2022 Wynn Millions Main Event, also made some significant moves in this tournament. He finished 9th in Event #6 to win $ 4,235 and finished 43rd in the main event for $3,190. His live winnings are currently worth $330,447.

Janice Graziano

Janice has joined Times of Casino team as a casino news writer. Along with writing, she is additionally a content manager. Janice has over five years of experience in inscribing. Her zealousness for casino and online gaming draw her to casino industry. In her spare time, she relishes playing online poker games.

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