Vojtech Ruzicka holds the 6th place with 27,300,000 chips at the final table of the WSOP November Nine Main Event. With 74,600,000, the chip lead is for Cliff ‘JohnnyBax’ Josephy.
Without getting into big confrontations with Josephy, Ruzicka can make some ground on the chip leader. So, there is no need to worry about the chip leader.
He could become the favorite at the table after only a few big hands against any player.
November Nine Player Profile
The 30- year old Czechoslovakian reached his biggest poker accomplishment by making it to the WSOP Main Event final table.
The poker millionaire’s first big score happened at the German Championship of Poker in 2012 when he won $161,146. The number one place at $10,000 EPT High Roller event for $426,907 happened exactly a year later.
“Ruzicka has a quiet demeanor. He pales in comparison to William Kassouf, the 17th place finisher in the Main Event. Kassouf used “speech play” to irritate his opponents, sort of like Jamie Gold did in 2006 when he won the tournament.”
His appearance on ESPN WSOP episodes proved that the 30- year old isn’t a very colorful character. He started grinding online as a ordinary young poker player.
His summer at the poker table was actually a bit rough, until the Main Event started.
18 WSOP events went by without winning any cash. He then qualified for the world’s most prestigious annual poker tournament’s final table.
Like so many other, Ruzicka’s rise to fame in poker began online. About eight year ago, he started playing the game in college.
It didn’t take the math majoring student long to start winning online which made transition from math major to a game that requires math skills, very smooth.
He never turned back once he realized that he could make a living by playing poker. When finishing 2nd place in the 2011 World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) on PokerStars, he achieved his biggest online win for $710,000.
When he will win the gold bracelet on November 1, that life changing when will seem minuscule compared to the amount he will win then. The 1st place pays $8 million, and each remaining nine players are already guaranteed $1 million. Stay tuned on October 30- November 1 to find out who will be crowned 2016 world champion.