Said El-Yousfi has won the 2016 World Series of Poker Circuit Global Casino Championship, vanquishing a field of 126 players to catch his first gold arm ornament and the $343,256 top prize. "I feel brilliant. It's fabulous. It resembles the cherry on the cake. Presently I have the arm ornament and a ring," El-Yousfi told correspondents after his win.
This season denoted the Circuit's biggest invasion into facilitating worldwide occasions, so it was just fitting that Morocco's El-Yousfi proved to be the best. He met all requirements for this one of a kind occasion, which highlighted a $1 million prize pool set up by the , by winning the Marrakech Casino Champion title. This welcome just competition, previously known as the Circuit national Championship, highlighted one hundred players who earned free seats in light of their execution amid the 2015/2016 Circuit.
All Main Event victors, Casino Champions and the main 52 point-workers on the season-long leaderboard could play this occasion without setting up any cash. The main 100 point workers at the in 2014 and 2015 and any ring champ on the Circuit last season additionally had the choice to purchase in for $10,000 which was added to the prize pool. A sum of 26 players practiced that choice, expanding the prize pool to $1,260,000.
El-Yousfi came into the last day as the chip pioneer with six players remaining. Perpetual Card Player of the Year contender Joe Kuther was the main player to make the last day who set up $10,000 to play this occasion, with the other five players all triumphant their way into this occasion for nothing.
Kuether completed fourth for a $109,192 payday, turning a decent benefit on his up front investment. Joshua Turner tailed him to the rail in third place ($150,851) to set up the heads-up confrontation for the title. El-Yousfi took simply under a 2-to-1 lead over Yasin Ahmady into the last fight.