Pokerstars European Poker Tour Barcelona The trophy from the Main Event was actually on display in Frenchman Simon Wiciak‘s cupboard for three days as he finished first in the tournament Named “Pokerstars Europe Category Poker Tour Barcelona” Day after day, Wiciak calculates the gains, which, given the realities of poker, are no more valuable than the chip lead he had at the start of the tournament. To achieve all this work, turn it into The long-awaited victory.Wiciak had to make a complex decision in the final hand of HU.
Joao Sydenstricker, whose chips were very close to the Frenchman, The opening QT was almost three blinds. Wiciak 3-bet with 56 clubs and after the flop of 952 made second pair, he called.
The Brazilian called and when he saw Wciak fold After calling the 4 on the turn, he began to bluff which led him to bet the pot on the river. The 9 was folded and Wiciak told his opponent that the showdown would not cost a penny more. However, Joao’s bluff was Two streets were planned.
Wiciak saved a few extensions for moments like this, which he took advantage of, and then made a great call to brilliantly end an equally remarkable game.
Ezequiel Waigel, who, short of tournament chips, tried to reraise Sydenstricker’s AK with A7; stalwartAndré Akkari , who one day had to lose some all-in bets; Santiago Plante, who was dealt to Wiciak on the river with a dominant queen, but then saw Carl Shaw take Down two of them, andShaw himself, he finally broke out for a brief moment and barely enjoyed Wiciak’s lead, but at least he held on long enough to be the one to tie the tournament at the end Part of a deal for three bonuses.
Behind Wiciak’s invincible exterior lie the doubts of a player who has just made the leap in his life.
“I felt a lot of different emotions. Even though it looked like I was in control and showing confidence in my moves, I was still alone. This was my first EPT main event. tournament. It all came together in the end, the victory, my people, all the work was done… I just wanted to scream!”.
EPT now heads to Cyprus, with the Mediterranean island hosting EPT for the first time from 11 to 22 October.