Alan Igor Sabok crowned Swiss Poker Champion 2023
This year’s Swiss Poker Championship culminated on June 11, 2023, with a highly dramatic finale. Of the eight finalists, Alan Igor Sabok secured the title of Swiss Poker Champion 2023 after beating his opponent’s Ace-Six with his Ace-Queen hand during an enthralling heads-up duel. The poker championship included several previous online qualifying rounds, with the finale held at Casino Zurich by Swiss Casinos.
The Swiss Poker Championship is an annual highlight for the country’s poker enthusiasts, attracting talented players from all over Switzerland every year. The qualifying rounds took place online, giving participants the opportunity to test their skills at virtual poker tables. Entry to the multi-stage tournament was free of charge or with a buy-in of up to CHF 300. Several thousand people took part, with the eight best players making it through to the final, following intense qualifying rounds involving tough decisions.
Showdown at Casino Zurich
The final game took place in the impressive atmosphere of Casino Zurich. The finalists battled for the coveted title of Swiss poker champion for six hours. Alan, an experienced, tactical player from Lugano, delivered an impressive performance throughout the tournament. The heads-up duel was the highlight of the final and turned into a real thriller. Alan and his opponent fought an intense duel during which both players gave their very best. It finished with a showdown, when Alan met his opponent’s Ace-Six with his Ace-Queen hand. The excitement was palpable as the cards were revealed and Alan emerged victorious thanks to his superior hand.
Cash prize and a trip to the WSOP in Las Vegas
Alan’s impressive performance and ability to make smart decisions under pressure received an enthusiastic response from the players and audience alike. The newly crowned Swiss Poker Champion was delighted with the CHF 25,000 cash prize and a trip to the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, including flights and accommodation.
The 2023 Swiss Poker Championship was a resounding success, proving once again that poker is an exciting sport in Switzerland. The prize pool of over CHF 200,000 sponsored by Swiss Casinos and the hybrid tournament format make the Swiss Poker Championship unique. It is now a permanent annual fixture on the poker community’s calendar.
Swiss Casinos is looking forward to next year’s event.
Attractive poker tournaments regularly take place in the Swiss Casinos online casino. To find out more, visit www.swisscasinos.ch