UK master Scott Margererson has brought down the Main Event at the World Poker Tour Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown, and Rens Feenstra has done moreover in Amsterdam. Scott Margereson holds the ruler of hearts and jack of spades on high. A strangely costly Hublot watch sits amidst the World Poker Tour Championship, and Seminole Hard Rock trophies, and high over his head is a Dr Pepper flag. The fizzy drink maker got away from the current sugar-impose in the UK, in the wake of decreasing sugar content by 32%, however this was a sweet, sweet minute for Margereson.
Margereson may not be a discount name on the live circuit, however he has been known to remove a head or two in the online domain. Margereson has collected more than $4.1m playing on the web as "Aggro Santos." His most noteworthy score being $244,174.92 in the wake of winning a World Championship of Online Poker title in 2014.
What's more, how he has a noteworthy live win with the word 'World' in the title. Margereson topped the 1,309 contestant field in the $3,500 WPT Showdown Championship at the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown in Florida. The UK-master defeated a troublesome last table that incorporated the Season 8 WPT Player of the Year and the 2014 WPT Emperors Palace High Roller champ, Faraz Jaka, the various WSOP armlet victor, Brian Hastings, and late WPTDeepStacks champ Jeff Fielder. It was Jaka who took Margereson the distance to the wire, yet by and by, Jaka missed the mark with a noteworthy title a chipped fingernail away. It's Margereson's second live visit triumph in the wake of beating 53 contestants to win a side occasion at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure in 2016 for $39,230.
Rens Feenstra denied Ema Zajmovic a moment World Poker Tour Main Event title after the Dutchman beat the Canadian in the heads-up period of the Season XVI Main Event in Amsterdam. The Holland Casino played host for the third progressive season, and for the third time, the numbers dropped, which is a disgrace, as Amsterdam stays a standout amongst the most energizing urban areas to investigate when you've recouped from rail blackout. Farid Yachou originated from relative indefinite quality to beat 341 participants in Season XIV, before going ahead to guarantee the title at the inaugural WPT Tournament of Champions soon thereafter. A year ago, Daniyar Aubakirov turned into the principal individual from Kazakhstan to win the title when he vanquished 224 participants. This year the number dropped to 207; not precisely a precipice confront plunge, but rather stressing all the same.
Zajmovic was endeavoring to win her second title in two years. Gary Miller's choice to have a punt at a more elevated amount subsequent to winning WPT500 London a month ago paid off. A year ago's sprinter up, Louis Salter made the last for the second progressive year, and the man who ought to have won WPT Baden in 2013 if not for the setback passed out by the deck, Paul Berende, was likewise back for another shot. At last, it was Feenstra and Zajmovic standing fingers to fingers at last zone. The match started the last table with the biggest stacks, with Feenstra's overshadowing every other person, so the last went to shape. All things considered, Zajmovic began heads-up with the chip lead, yet after 89 hands, the Dutchman figured out how to battle back and take the title and €156,370 first prize.
The win takes Feenstra's live competition income over the $1.1m stamp.
It's his fifth live competition win, including a Unibet Open title and a few Master Classics of Amsterdam side occasion comes about where he timed his most huge win to date of $205,879 in 2013.