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WSOP Circuit Underway at King's Casino; Andrej Desset Wins First Ring

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  • Andrej Desset outlasted a field of 1,687 to win WSOP Circuit Oktoberfest at King's Casino for €94,495.

The WSOP Circuit at King's Casino, located on the border of Germany in Rozvadov, Czech Republic began on Sept. 28 and runs until Oct. 18, the day before the much-anticipated WSOP Europe begins.

Andrej Desset Wins First Gold Ring

Already one of the 14 gold rings has been awarded to Slovakia's Andrej Desset after he outlasted a huge field of 1,687 entrants to win the €299 WSOP Circuit Oktoberfest €500,000 Gtd. Ring Event for €94,495.

This marks Desset's third big win this year in events with huge fields. In April he navigated through a field of 2,594 entrants to win the €225 partypoker Grand Prix Austria Main Event for €92,530. Later in April, he finished on top of a bigger field of 2,889 entrants to win the €225 partypoker Grand Prix Germany Main Event at King's Casino for €100,000.

WSOP Circuit Main Event Guarantees €1 Million

With many events left to go, anticipation is building for the €1,650 WSOP Circuit Main Event, which guarantees a mouth-watering €1 million prize pool. That event kicks off with two opening flights on Oct. 13 and 14 with players starting with 30,000 in chips and blinds increasing every 45 minutes. Players will have plenty of chances to bag a big stack with the tournament allowing for one re-entry per opening flight and one more re-entry available before the start of Day 2.

The structure becomes deeper on the final two days on Oct. 15 and Oct. 16 with blinds increased to 60 minutes.

Plenty of Side Events

Alongside the 14 WSOP Circuit gold ring events, King's Casino is hosting plenty of smaller side-events every day providing tournaments to suit any poker player. In addition, there are ring games running around the clock with stakes low and high.

WSOP Circuit Gold Ring Event Schedule

Ring #DateEventBuy-inGuarantee
1Sept. 28 - Oct. 2WSOP Circuit Oktoberfest€299€500,000
2Oct. 4-9WSOP Circuit Monster Stack€550€300,000
3Oct. 5WSOP Circuit Senior Event 50+€250 
4Oct. 7WSOP Circuit Pot Limit Omaha HI/LO€300 
5Oct. 9WSOP Circuit Seven Card Stud Limit€330 
6Oct. 9-10WSOP Circuit No Limit Hold'em - 6-Max€666 
7Oct. 10WSOP Circuit No Limit Hold'em Bounty Hunter€660 
8Oct. 11-12WSOP Circuit Pot Limit Omaha High Roller 8-Max€2,000€100,000
9Oct. 12WSOP Circuit No Limit Hold'em Freezeout €440€440 
10Oct. 12-13WSOP Circuit No Limit Hold'em High Roller€5,300 
11Oct. 13-16WSOP Circuit Main Event€1,650€1,000,000
12Oct. 13WSOP Circuit No Limit Hold'em/Pot Limit Omaha Mix€550 
13Oct. 13WSOP Circuit Ladies No Limit Hold'em€220 
14Oct. 14WSOP Circuit No Limit Hold'em Turbo€499 

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