French star Moundir Zoughari triumphs at the Marrakech Poker Open High Roller

Moundir Zoughari

In the early hours of Friday, March 17th, the long final table battle for the €2,000 buy-in high rollers of Marrakech Poker Open finally ended with the coronation of a well-known French personality, Moundir Zoughariwho took home the biggest trophy of his career and the 55,000 euro prize for first place.

With 124 entries recorded, the event created a prize pool of MAD2,157,900 (€195,200). In his opinion, this was by far the biggest money of Moundir’s career Hendon Mob profile and his first significant win on the live circuit against a strong field.

With four players left, the famous survivor The contestant even managed to eliminate all of its competitors, not least the youngest EPT finalist Fabrice Bigottcash game grinder Samiyel Duzgun and finally Swiss professional and multiple SCOOP winner Dinesh Alt in the final heads-up.

MPO 2023 High Roller Final Table Results

Location player Price (in MAD) Euro
1 Moundir Zoughari 600,000MAD €54,000
2 Dinesh Alt 400,000MAD 36 000
3 Samiyel Duzgun 258,000MAD €23,200
4 Fabrice Bigott 188,000MAD €17,000
5 Tristan Smithy 138,000MAD €12,200
6 camel 108.00MAD €10,000
7 Karo Nuri 88,500MAD €8,000
8th Mohammed Mamouni 73,000MAD €6,500
9 Anas Tadin 60,000MAD €5,400

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Aggressive game, endurance and immense joy

Aware of the high level of his opponents, Moundir didn’t give up and continued to play an aggressive game that paid off until the very last hand, and also, as it should sometimes be, a little help from variance.

On the final hand, Moundir four-bet all-in for about 30 big blinds {q-spade}{j-diamonds} and was snap-called by Alt with a better hand, {a-spade}{k clubs}. The flop came {3-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds}{2-Spades} and a {10 hearts} on the turn Moundir gives more hope. The {J Clubs} The river gave him a straight and the win.

“There are emotions that cannot be explained. Normally I never cry, but I couldn’t help it, it was too intense.”

“What I’m feeling are the emotions of 10 years, 10 years of trying to win big in a high roller, 10 years of investing in the professional and amateur poker scene, and days spent studying the game with those who are close to me,” he said PokerNews the day after his victory.

“Winning in Marrakech also has a special meaning, I got married here, I know all the family of the casino, and the field has been difficult, it’s fun. There are emotions that cannot be explained. I usually never cry, but I couldn’t help it, it was too intense,” he added.

Zoughari actually had to face a tough finale and go through a lot of ups and downs. “I dropped to seven big blinds, made some good calls, folded the queens when I could easily have been eliminated, and sometimes the cards helped me too, moments like this are unforgettable. I was aware that I was the fish at my table, which makes this win even nicer.”

The Winamax Teammate consoles Alt with 400,000 MAD (€36,000), while Duzgun finished in third place with 258,000 MAD (€23,000).

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10 years of development and above all fun

“In all these years what I have learned the most is listening, perseverance and discipline in continuity. Yesterday I met players who were stronger than me and I finally got to know their weaknesses, it was a real pleasure. I train about two hours a day because I also have a busy family life!”

“I always give my all and keep my zest for life. And I’m excited to democratize poker and make it visible to the general public.”

And what’s next for the man who’s always teeming with projects?

“Of course there is every poker player’s promised land, the WSOP in Las Vegas. I’ll do whatever it takes to win a bracelet and I’ll start preparing for this summer. I will be staying there for at least 18 days, working with several pros I know and maybe adding to them depending on my bankroll and results.”

He added: “But before that, let’s go to Sismix with Winamax in May, it looks huge!”

How to check the table with comments from Ronan Monfort And Quentin Lecomtewatch the video below.

The streaming of the main event is also on the program today. French star Moundir Zoughari triumphs at the Marrakech Poker Open High Roller

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