Poker Veteran Wins First WSOP Circuit Gold Ring at Hard Rock Tulsa

Poker Veteran

The Poker Regulator, Josef Tittjung, from Oklahoma, won his first WSOP Circuit gold ring last night after taking down a $365 No-Limit Hold’em Double Stack event at Hard Rock Tulsa. The player also withdrawal $23,806 from the event.

He was the last man which stands from the field of 345 entries who played more than 2 days at the hosted venue. The event’s field created $103,500 in prize money, which planner dispersed in the top 36 participants.

The tournament grab the attention of many WSOP Circuit celebrities even the ten-time gold ring winners Maurice Hawkins and Valentin Vornicu. But the eleventh gold piece evaded them in the $365 No-Limit Hold’em Double Stack. The players were get rid in 11th and 10th place, severally, briefly before the end of Day 1, played on Monday at the host casino.

Their swift excretion also settled the official nine-handed final table. Tittjung was 2nd in chips at that point with 1.082 million. Micheal Cooper was starring the final 9 players into the final table with 1.2 million.

Day 1 of the tournament was accomplished with 7 players left in argument. Tittjung had managed to appear as the chip leader by that time. The gambler had 2 million in chips at the end of Day 1 and was the only challenger to have cracked the 2 million mark.

Tittjung preserved his good run on Day 2 to eventually win the tournament and the coveted WSOP Circuit trophy. The gambler played heads-up against three-time gold ring winner Justin Gardenhire. The latter scooped a payout of $14,717 for his deep run last night.

A Little More about the Winner

This was Tittjung’s 2nd ever cash from the WSOP Circuit. The player finished 13th in the $365 Monster Stack some days ago. That event too was on the schedule of the ongoing WSOP Circuit Hard Rock Tulsa.

While the gambler may have cashed only twice in the WSOP Circuit series, poker is a game he understand well. The 72-year Oklahoma-based retiree cut his teeth back in the 1970s on five- and seven-card stud.

Talking with WSOP stuff minutes after his triumph last night, Tittjung said that he hoped he would continue his good streak across the WSOP Circuit series’ ongoing event. The player further noted that he loved the challenge that poker given to him as a mind game.

The current member of WSOP Circuit’s winners club is a regular visitor to his home state’s casinos. With period of occurrence, he has accomplished various tournaments and has clashed against poker celebrities, considering various time WSOP gold bracelet winner and former WSOP Main Event Champion Scotty Nguyen.

The WSOP Circuit Hard Rock Tulsa is settled to run through March 26 when the Main Event will be finished. The $1,675 buy-in event kicks off tomorrow at the host venue. It will attribute a secured prize pool of $1 million.