Masek Wins Record Breaking 6th World Series of Poker Circuit Ring

by | Published: Monday, January 14th, 2013

Alexandru Masek has made World Series of Poker Circuit history by winning his sixth World Series of Poker Circuit ring in the $365 buy-in Turbo No-Limit Hold’em tournament at the Bicycle Casino Event.

The twenty-five year-old poker pro has now won an incredible three rings in the last three World Series of Poker circuit events after finishing last year with a victory at Harrah’s Rincon.

Masek was delighted to announce his victory to his Twitter followers yesterday.

“Took down a 6th WSOP Circuit ring in the turbo event at the Bike today -whole tourney played out in 13 hours, feels pretty surreal,” Masek posted.

Masek was tied with Mark Smith and Kyle Cartwright on five World Series of Poker Circuit rings, before this event, but now sits by himself as the king of the WSOP Circuit.

Smith has been the reigning champion of the World Series of Poker circuit for the last three years but was quick to pay credit to Masek.

“My heartfelt congratulations – wear that crown proudly,” Smith said.

“You earned it!  Now, I’ve got something to shoot at.”

Masek won the tournament in front of a big crowd after just twelve hours by defeating Hollywood voice actor Bill Fagerbakke in heads-up play.

Fagerbakke is noted for his work on Sponge Bob Square Pants, Batman Beyond, The Artist, Weeds as well as Beethoven and is considered one of the more popular poker-playing actors in Hollywood.

Masek has now recorded six tournament victories, eleven final tables apperances and forty-six cashes for nearly y $300,000 in World Series of Poker tournaments.

Masek has no plans to quit the World Series of Poker Circuit and is expected to play at least three more events this season.

He has the chance to add another ring to his collection when he plays in the Main Event Champion at the Bicycle Casino today.

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