Leon Tsoukernik, the owner of King’s Casino was at Casino Velden in Austria for the EM European Poker Championship for the Super High Roller. He had recently forfeited some deposit amounting to $50,000 as he skipped the $1,000,000 Big One for One Drop. He did win, although taking him 7 bullets to win the top prize worth €370,000. The tournament had 41 entries which included 14 re-entries and 27 unique players. The prize pool was generated in €1,025,000.
Tsoukernik recently told in an interview that he is a big fan of this tournament and has positive views on the casino. It is a jewel as the game is indeed beautiful to play with a fantastic view of the lake. This marked the victory of Tsoukernik since he achieved the EPT Prague Super High Roller in 2016. Well, the victory was the 3rd largest win for the casino owner after the win at the Prague tournament as well as $1.8 million for bagging 4th place in the Super High Roller Bowl 2017.
One the first day, there were only 20 players which included Thomas Muhlocker as well. However, he would have fallen short to make money like other players such as Josip Simunic, Matthias Eibinger, Erik Schniedel and Niklas. Niki Jedlicka was the final table casualty soon after the trial to bluff with queen-high into two pair of Tsoukernik. Tony G was followed by Maxi Lehmanski after he was bowing out in 4th place.
During the final phase of the tournament, fortunately Loeser got it all to hold nine-eight of spades. Tsoukernik manage to hold Big Slick for top pair and Loeser missed the straight flush draw. Eventually, Tsoukernik won the EM Super High Roller and did impress his supporters. It was an interesting tournament, which has transformed the life of the casino owner for good.