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   Tuesday, June 25 2024 
Mohamed Ali Houssam: The new title holder of the WPT Marrakesh

The € 3,000 main event of the WPT Marrakech 2011 ended Sunday with the victory of Mohamed Ali Houssam during the final table composed of great players such as the French No 1 Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier. At this event, the Casino Es Saadi of Marrakesh hosted 274 players creating a prizepool of € 715,000. But on the third day of the poker tournament, only 9 players were qualified for the final table: Mohamed Ali Houssam, Jonathan Duhamel, Hassan Fares, Toufik Ouirini, Arnaud Mattern, Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier, Rodney Assous, Maksim Martynov and Sébastien Ta. The final table was marked by a hot confrontation but after a few hands, Sebastien Ta falls at the ninth place followed by ElkY. The two players eaved the tournament with € 21,173 and € 23,203 in prize money. Jonathan Duhamel follows the trend after having been eliminated by Maksim Martynov who collected then 2.5 million chips. Rodney Assous was ousted in the sixth place (€ 31,232) followed shortly after by Hassan Fares (€ 38,540) and Arnaud Mattern in fourth place (€ 52,740) on the 27th level of play.

There were only three survivors to play poker for the title of this event on the table: Maksim Martynov, Toufik Ourini and Mohamed Ali Houssam. But Maksim Martynov join soon the other eliminated leaving Ourini and Houssam Ali at the head's up but pocketing anyway € 81,130. Both players had 4,167,000 and 4,053,000 chips with a little advantage for Ourini Toufik. Mohamed Ali Houssam takes over his compatriot and won the WPT bracelet and € 202,281, leaving the place of runner up to Toufik Ourini with € 126,040.

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