Victory at the World Series of Poker Circuit in Foxwoods for Robert Ricciuti. Holland Casino in Rotterdam release 11-ring schedule.
Eating bitter melon is as palatable as vivisection, but worth it, thanks to the punch of antioxidants, phytochemicals and polyphenols.
Event #3: $600 buy-in, $500,000 GTD No-Limit Hold’em ‘Flight’ at the World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC) in Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT, also contained an amalgamation of bitterness and good stuff – including the winner.
“I have a reputation for being bitter because I’ve been around a long time and I’ve never gotten a big payday,” Robert Ricciuti told WSOP officials after his win. “People that know me know the real me. They’ll see you when you’re busting a tournament, and the whole world is looking at you at your weakest moment. So, it feels like vindication. It feels really nice.”
Ricciuti earned a career-high $134,413 after overcoming 1,754-entrants over the five-flight fancy. It was his 12th WSOP cash, and his fourth final table, all of which have come at Foxwoods. The closest he came to winning a ring before this was in 2017 when he finished 3/486 in the $1,675 Main Event.
The Rhode Island native felt zero-g after defeating Corbin Avery, heads-up for the title, and so he should – Avery is having the year of his life.
The man from Claremont, New Hampshire won a 355-entrant $400 No-Limit Hold’em Double Stack event at the Venetian in Las Vegas for $17,073 in February. He also finished 6/2494 in the GOLIATH Quarter Milly at Planet Hollywood in June and survived the $560 No-Limit Hold’em Survivor at the Parx Casino in Bensalem earlier this month.
WSOPC Foxwoods continues until Monday, August 26, with the $1,700 Main Event beginning Friday, August 23.
Final table results
1. Robert Ricciuti – $134,413
2. Corbin Avery – $83,105
3. Rafael Polanco – $63,683
4. Albert Arcand – $49,140
5. Dennis Gokman – $38,210
6. Jovy Outhongdy – $29,900
7. John Phan – $23,576
8. Daniel Lee – $18,789
WSOPC Rotterdam schedule released
The Holland Casino in Rotterdam welcomes the WSOP for an International Circuit event Thursday, November 14 to Friday, November 22.
There are 14 gold ring events.
Here are the highlights.
Event #4: €1,090 No-Limit Hold’em Six-Max Re-Entry
Event #6: €1,100, €250 GTD No-Limit Hold’em Main Event
Event #9: €2,750 No-Limit Hold’em High Roller
Event #11: €550 No-Limit Hold’em Monster Stack
It’s the third time the Rotterdam casino has hosted a WSOPC event. In 2017, Eyal Bensimhon swapped his day job with 888Poker to win the 273-entrant Main Event for €94,349. Last year, Tobias Peters topped a 181-entrant field to win the €67,766 first prize.
Here is the schedule in full.