Marius Gierse will celebrate his 25th birthday next week. The German pro from Munster has won more than $300k in live tournaments so far, his best result being sixth in the 2016 World Series of Poker $5k NL Hold'em Event for $132,030.
His accolades include second place in the PCA 2016 $2k NL Turbo 6-Handed Event for $42,540 and seventh in the EPT11 Barcelona €2k NL tournament for €26,430.
Gierse will be collecting his third EPT Main Event cash here at the tour's final stop. His previous cashes were €9,550 for 113th place at EPT11 Malta and €11,540 for 83rd place at EPT12 Prague. Gierse won his EPT13 Prague Main Event seat online on PokerStars.