Jan Timo Jobmann Wins WSOP International Circuit Rozvadov Gold Ring Event #6

The WSOP International Circuit Rozvadov, which serves as the exciting prelude to the first WSOP Europe festival in several years, is in full swing at King’s Casino in the Czech village of Rozvadov.

The Circuit festival is set to award fourteen gold rings at the host venue through October 16 and six of the gold pieces have already been handed to their rightful winners. Last night, German player Jan Timo Jobmann claimed the Ring Event #6 title and the accompanying piece of jewelry after defeating a large company of fellow contenders.

Jobmann took down the €666 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em Six-Max event on the schedule of the WSOP International Circuit Rozvadov to score his best-ever live poker accomplishment. Aside from the coveted gold ring, they player also received €25,581 in prize money, his largest live cash so far.

A quick look at Jobmann’s HendonMob profile shows that the poker room at King’s Casino Rozvadov is a familiar destination, as the player has been frequenting the venue over the past several years. He has as many as 13 in-the-money finishes recorded under his name and ten of them were in events that took place in Rozvadov.

The €666 No-Limit Hold’em Jobmann won last night attracted a total of 187 entries (161 unique ones and 26 re-entries) who created a prize pool of €106,590. The top 20 finishers received a portion of the money, min-cashes starting from €1,386.

The tournament was played over two days. Day 1 concluded on Monday night with 65 players still in contention for the gold ring and the title. Marius Asanache entered Day 2 on Tuesday as the chip leader. The player had 212,400 in chips at that point. Morocco’s Rakesh Prem followed him with 194,300. Jobmann was third in chips, not trailing far behind the aforementioned two with 180,000.

The eventual winner made it to the six-handed final table along with a fellow German player, a Belgian, two Bulgarians, and a Portuguese poker player. Jobmann faced Vincent Verdickt from Belgium heads-up. The player eventually busted in second place for €17,427 and Jobmann locked the title.

Who Won What So Far

As already mentioned, five more players have already won gold rings from the WSOP International Circuit’s Rozvadov stop. Slovakia’s Andrej Desset was the first one to scoop a gold piece from the festival. The player took down the €299 Oktoberfest event, good for €94,495.

Ring number two went to Ben Bensimhon, who won the €550 Monster Stack. The player also received €69,550 in prize money. Bensimhon came fresh from his victory in the WSOP International Circuit Rotterdam €1,650 Main Event.

Germany’s Gerhard Schleicher was the third player to win a gold ring from the Rozvadov festival. The player bested 114 entries in the €250 Senior Event to collect €6,471. The fourth gold ring went to another German – Mirko Willsch, who took down the €300 buy-in Pot-Limit Omaha Hi/Lo tournament. The player collected €8,715 for his triumph.

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