June 28 2011, by Alexandre Dreyfus

Spanish Player Carlos Casaprima Wins The Second Edition Of The Chilipoker DeepStack Open Marrakech

Marrakech, 27th of June 2011

Spanish Player Carlos Casaprima Wins The Second Edition Of The Chilipoker DeepStack Open Marrakech

For the second year running, last weekend the Chilipoker DeepStack Open took place in the Casino de Marrakech with Spanish player Carlos Casaprima taking home €31,786 (Dirhams 356,004). Carlos successfully beat fellow runner-up Vicente Ortiz and the other 249 players during the three intense days of poker!

For its third stage in 2011, the Chilipoker DeepStack Open chose to move its chips back to the Casino de Marrakech after the huge success in November 2010. Sun, heat, mouth-watering buffets and loads of fun were the usual key ingredients with a great selection of Moroccan, French, German, Spanish and Scandinavian players taking part. The perfect formula of the Chilipoker DSO was the same as usual: a buy-in of €550, players enjoyed a starting stack of 50,000 chips, with levels of 60 minutes.

On the top of his cash winnings, as a DSO VIP player Carlos Casaprima also won an extra DSO ticket after kicking out one of the bounty players. In total, a dozen Chilipoker players who accumulated over 1,000 FPPs by playing online did not leave the casino empty handed thanks to the DSO VIP promotions. Two players either won a laptop, iPad or a Beats by Dr. Dre headset. Moreover the three DSO VIP players who finished closest to the bubble (40th, 44th and 48th) also saw their Chilipoker player account increase by €735 (Dirhams 8,091). To find out all the details of the DSO VIP status and promotions, visitwww.deepstackopen.com.

After the first three 2011 stages, Costa Brava in March, Cannes in April and Marrakech last weekend, the Chilipoker DeepStack Open will next move to Portomaso Casino in Malta between the 6th and the 9th October, to Vienna between the 3rd and the 6th November and will finally come back to the Casino de Marrakech in December for the last stage of the year.

At the end of the Chilipoker DeepStack Open Season 2011, the three players who will finish at the top of the leaderboard will each a full year of DSO seats for 2012, including buy-ins, accommodation and cash for transportation for every stage. The current leaderboard is available online onwww.deepstackopen.com , where you can also find all the details regarding registration and online qualifications for the next stages.

For any questions regarding the Chilipoker DeepStack Open please send an email to: ophelie.laffuge@chilipoker.com or alexandre.henry@chilipoker.com

Official results of the Main Event of the Chilipoker DeepStack Open Marrakech Summer:

1st: Carlos Casaprima – €31,786 (MAD 356,000) -Spain

2nd: Vicente Ortiz – €19,746 (MAD 221,150) -Spain

3rd: Bensamoun Olivier – €12,040 (MAD 134,850) -France

4th: Hsissen Mehdi – €7,946 (MAD 89,000) -Morocco

5th: Jacquin Cyril – €5,539 (MAD 62,040) -France

6th: Lahlou Omar – €4,575 (MAD 51,240) -Morocco

7th: Sacrispeyre Patrick – €3,612 (MAD 40,450) -France

8th: Rabut Eric – €2,889 (MAD 32,360) -France

9th: Atkin Stuart – €2,408 (MAD 26,970) -UK

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Alexandre Dreyfus is the founder and CEO of Media Sports & Entertainment, a company dedicated to manage different projects, including the Global Poker Index, a ranking system for live poker players, The Hendon Mob, Worlds Largest Live Poker Database, the Global Poker League, European & American Poker Awards and recently launched the Gaming Player Index, connecting the world of poker with esports. Alex Dreyfus is the founder and CEO of Chiligaming, amongst other projects, whose technology was sold to Bally Technologies. Social links: Alex Dreyfus on Twitter | Alex Dreyfus on Linkedin | Alex Dreyfus Blog | Facebook Alex Dreyfus