The last World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit stop in Oklahoma Choctaw Durant packed and saw Daniel Marx as one of his last winners as the Dallas native won the $1,700 buy-in main event win her first ring and $246,820.
Not only did Marx land the biggest score of his career, but he also denied the league title Quan Tranwho won the WSOP Circuit Choctaw Durant Main Event in January for $336,412, the glory of a repeat victory when he dispatched his fellow Dallas native in second place for $152,553.
“I have no words at the moment, this whole tournament has been a crazy experience for me”, Marx says WSOP after the victory. “I’m incredibly grateful. I need one night to figure it all out, I’m just super happy right now.”
WSOP Choctaw Durant Circuit Final Table Results
|SQUARE||PLAYER||HOMETOWN||PRICE (IN USD)|
|1||Daniel Marx||Dallas, TX||$246,820|
|2||Quan Tran||Dallas, TX||$152,553|
|3||Nikola Mircetic||Copell, TX||$114,015|
|4||Brad Ruben||Hernando, Florida||$86,051|
|5||Dakotah O’Dell||Springfield, Missouri||$65,591|
|6||Jason Rice||Kenosha, Wis.||$50,498|
|8||Steven McCartney||Calera, okay||$30,855|
|9||Aaron Thomas||Colorado Springs, Colorado||$24,492|
To claim the six-figure top prize and a spot in the 2023 Tournament of Champions, Marx had to navigate a field of 931 runners in an event that generated $1.4 million in cash prizes.
Some of the players who went deep in the event include the bracelet winner Michael Perron (37th – $4,394), WSOP Circuit Choctaw Main Event Winner Jared Ingles (34th – $4,963) and Steven Buckner (11th – $19,645), who won her first ring earlier in the series in WSOPC Event #8: $400 No-Limit Hold’em Mammoth Stack.
Marx further had to navigate through a stacked final table that featured ring and bracelet winners, including Dakotah O’Dell (5th – $65,591) and Jason Rice (6th – $50,498), both of whom won their rings earlier in the series, as well as a four-time bracelet winner Brad Ruben (4th – $86,051).
“A lot of these guys are very, very tough players,” Marx said. “A lot of them have a lot more tournament experience than I do. I come from a financial background, I’ve always mastered the depth of tournament stacks, but I learned a lot playing against them. I was incredibly lucky to be able to beat them.”
According WSOP live updates, Nikola Mircetic retired in third place for $114,015 when his ace three was dominated by Tran’s Big Slick and failed to improve. Despite scoring the knockout, Tran entered the head-to-head game with a nearly two-to-one chip deficit.
In the final hand, Tran shoved with a pair of threes and a belly shot and was called by top pair of eights from Marx, who held off as the river blocked to prevent Tran from winning any titles. consecutive.
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Some late series winners include Oklahoma City’s Jayce Palmerwho shot WSOPC Event #11: $250 No-Limit Hold’em for $8,535, as well as Texas’ Christophe Khieuwho won WSOPC Event #12: $250 No-Limit Hold’em for $9,402.
To close the circuit, stop Oklahoma Eric Bunch won WSOPC Event #13: $400 No-Limit Hold’em ‘The Finale’ to finish the trip with a score of $17,550.
PokerNews highlighted other WSOP Choctaw Durant Circuit winners in a previous post, including New Jersey’s Sergio Ramirezwho won three rings in ten days to bring her total collection to five.
Next, the WSOP Circuit heads to North Carolina for Harrah’s Cherokeewhich will take place from August 4 to 15.
A complete list of ring winners at the WSOP Circuit Choctaw Durant is available in the table below.
WSOP Circuit Choctaw Durant Ring Winners
|TOURNAMENT||REGISTRATIONS||REWARDS||WINNER||HOMETOWN||PRICE (IN USD)|
|Seniors #1: $130 No-Limit Hold’em||467||$46,700||Ronald covered||Lawrence, KS||$9,155|
|WSOPC Event #1: $600 Pot-Limit Omaha||215||$101,765||Sergio Ramirez||South Plainfield, New Jersey||$26,118|
|WSOPC Event #2: $250 No-Limit Hold’em Monster Stack||442||$92,400||Terry Harrel||Oklahoma City, OK||$18,200|
|WSOPC Event #3: ‘Gargantuan’ $400 No-Limit Hold’em||1,739||$573,870||Dakotah O’Dell||Springfield, Missouri||$84,875|
|WSOPC Event #4: $250 No-Limit Hold’em ‘The Twilight’||704||$140,800||jason loving||Hurst, TX||$25,631|
|WSOPC Event #5: $400 No-Limit Hold’em||342||$112,860||Jason Rice||Kenosha, Wis.||$24,062|
|WSOPC Event #6: $400 No-Limit Hold’em||150||$49,500||Sergio Ramirez||South Plainfield, New Jersey||$12,867|
|WSOPC Event #7: $400 No-Limit Hold’em Double Stack||272||$89,760||Sergio Ramirez||South Plainfield, New Jersey||$19,860|
|WSOPC Event #8: $400 No-Limit Hold’em Mammoth Stack||366||$120,780||Steven Buckner||Margate, Florida||$25,363|
|WSOPC Event #9: $1,100 No-Limit Hold’em||246||$239,850||Nathanael Kogel||Pflugerville, TX||$54,547|
|WSOPC Event #10: $1,700 No-Limit Hold’em Main Event||931||$1,410,465||Daniel Marx||Dallas, TX||$246,820|
|WSOPC Event #11: $250 No-Limit Hold’em||160||$34,000||Jayce Palmer||Oklahoma City, OK||$8,535|
|WSOPC Event #12: $250 No-Limit Hold’em||193||$38,600||Christophe Khieu||Garland, TX||$9,402|
|WSOPC Event #13: $400 No-Limit Hold’em ‘The Finale’||230||$75,900||Eric Bunch||Tulsa, okay||$17,550|
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