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   Thursday, June 20 2024 
WSOPC Florida: A real success for the inaugural event with more than 2,600 participants

Palm Beach Kennel Club of Floride host actually a stopover of the World Series Of Poker Circuit. A real success is awaited for all the continuation of this edition 2012 according to the number of registered players during the opening event. A stuning turnout of 2,607 participants generating a prizepool of $ 1,250,345 was effectively registered during this No-limit Hold'em of € 555 buy-in. Organizers have even some difficulties to ensure the security and they ask help from the local police to guarantee the good progress of the tournament. Effectively, players had to wait seven hours before having a place on a table. The tournament began on February 26 and was planned to run during 3 days but the final table was postponed and held on last Monday.

Many professional poker players was part of this large field of participants et some of them were able to access to the final table reserved to 9 players as the Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure 2010 champion and victorious of the World Poker Tour Seminole, Harrison Gimbel. But, at the end of the adventure, it was the fifty years old player, Anh Lu who win this stage of the WSOPC Florida. This feat let him to pocket a reward of $ 182,750 and a gold ring. During the final head's up, he defeated Charles Flett. Harrison Gimbel ended at the 7th place during this meeting et pocketed during $ 32,214. Those who wasn't able to win a gold ring during this first tournament can always try their luck all along the series because it remains 11 events that will let players to receive a bracelet. The Main event is part of it and it is planned to begin on February 25.

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