With With the start of the 2023 event, the list of two-time WSOP bracelet winners is getting longer and longer. After American Chad Eveslage won his second career title in Event #05 Dealers Choice, another player from the US joined the two-bracelet winner: Michael Moncek.
Moncek was the series winner in Event #06, $5,000 Mixed No-Limit Hold’em; Pot-Limit Omaha and walked away with his second career gem. The American beat a field of 568 big names to deliver another solid performance, earning him a whopping $534,599.
Michael Moncek defeated a very dramatic final table featuring Canadians Kristen Bicknell and Alex Livingston Wait for famous players to participate. Heads up against poker superstar Fernando Habegger (aka “JNandez”), considered one of the greatest poker theorists and trainer of many pros.
Early WSOP champion Jean Moncek is already planning something as he said in the championship interview: “I’m very happy to have won a bracelet in the first week. It means a lot to me and now I have a good chance to be named Player of the Year,” the new two-time champion said.
Like Chad Eveslage, his other title in the series comes in 2022. Last year, he won $1,500 limit hold’em and won $145,856.
Check Final Table Prizes:
1. 1st Place – Michael Moncek (USA) – $534,499 2nd Place – Fernando Habegger (Switzerland) – $330,344 3rd Place – Alex Livingston (Canada) – $235,062 4th Place – Michael Banducci (USA) – $169,674 5th Place – Christian Harder (USA) – $124,266 6th Place – Tyler Brown (USA) – $92,362 7th Place – Kristen Foxen (USA) – $69,683 8th – Ferenc Deak (Hungary) – $53,377