During the World Series of Poker, French participants do not come home empty-handed by winning at least 3 titles and 5 runner-up places. This year, the edition was held in Las Vegas registering record entry fees since its existence.
A very popular world poker festival among the French
In the world of poker, French players have not always performed well on the circuit with inglorious years. This time, France is changing the 96ace casino situation by ranking among the 4 best countries of this 50th edition of the WSOP behind the USA, the United Kingdom and Canada. Participants were able to win 3 titles in 90 tournaments while accumulating 5 runner-up places during a month and a half of competition. As for the bracelets, the collection reaches the number 22 from the beginning of the WSOP until today. It goes without saying that the season has been successful making French poker a full-fledged activity.
This year, it is Thomas Cazayous who starts the games during the month of June. This little-known online player in the industry showed a pretty impressive performance. He managed to qualify on a field of 753 players and won the sum of $ 414,766. Two weeks later, another Frenchman sets the bar high by winning a bracelet during the Mini Main Event with 5,521 players. Jeremy Saderne is building a reputation by cashing the jackpot of $ 628,654. Others will be added to the list including Ivan Deyra who won Event 79 of the WSOP, YoH_Viral finishing second in the Shootout tournament, Reunionese Jean-René Fontaine the big winner of the Senior Championship and Vincent Chauve who won. placed 2nd in the Monster Stack with a gain of $ 623,211. Some of them are completely unknown to the circuit, but still manage to beat a few professionals. For example, Alain Alinat finished 2nd in the Limit 3000 dollars and Paul Tedeschi in the horse. As for Team PMU, it is also time to party at the Venetian. Despite these celebrations, some French pro players failed to reach their goal such as Julien Martini, Kalidou Sow and Romain Lewis. The latter will only benefit from the 60th place in the ranking followed by Grégoire Auzoux and Benjamin Souriau in the 99th
The WSOP was a hell of a success for the French players who flew to Las Vegas. This success was achieved in part thanks to a man, Grégory Chochon, one of the directors of the World Series of Poker.…