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Alex Masek Captures a Record Ninth WSOP Circuit Ring in Los Angeles

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Mar 02, 2016


Alex Masek is a professional poker player currently residing in Irvine, California. Since completing a law degree from University of San Diego in 2011, he has over $1.3 million in tournament cashes and currently holds the record for most World Series Of Poker Circuit rings with nine. Masek won the Commerce Casino Hold’em Series main event in 2011 for $78,000, finished second in the 2012 WSOP Circuit main event in Los Angeles for $106,000, captured a fourth place finish at WPT Legends of Poker in 2013 for $156,000, and narrowly missed out on his first bracelet by finishing second in the 2015 WSOP National Championship for $211,000. Event:  2015 WSOP Circuit Los Angeles Event #7     Players: 143 • Entry: $365 • First Prize: $12,000 • Finish:  1st Key Concepts: Bluffing as the short stack; Reading board textures Craig Tapscott: Alex, please set up the table dynamics before this final table began. Alex Masek:  Well, we started day two of this tournament with ...

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