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Ryan Leng Bags Largest Stack After WSOP €1,650 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed Day 1

The reputable festival World Series of Poker is making the hearts of poker fans skip a beat once again. Excitement is permeating the air and poker fans are flocking to the King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic in order to try their luck. The gambling venue is already sizzling with poker action, as World Series of Poker Europe kicked off on 19th October and it is to continue to 10th November. Yesterday, Event #4: €1,650 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed started and it was the US poker pro Ryan Leng to collect the highest tower of chips and march into Day 2 of the event as the chip lead.

Day 1 of World Series of Poker Event #4: €1,650 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed drew 237 poker hopefuls. The event was star-packed with former bracelets winners, who were striving to defend their title and add one more trophy to their collection. Oleksandr Shcherbak and Andreas Klatt are among the most recent bracelet winners, who were denied the chance to win another piece of WSOP gold jewelry. As it can be recalled Oleksandr Shcherbak scooped his first-career gold bracelet from 1,100 No-Limit Hold’em Monster Stack, which was played as the opening event of 2017 WSOP Europe.

Day 1 of the tournament featured 40-minutes level and it was concluded with 70 players left and Ryan Leng as the chip lead. By the time the clock announced the end of the last level 12, the player amassed 239,400 in chips. The nearest player in chips is Dmitrii Deviatov from the Russian Federation. He is not that far behind from Leng, holding a stack of 232,700 in chips. Vincent Moscati is the player to enter Day 2 of the event as the third biggest stack worth 214,900 in chips. With faster-than-anticipated action, the field was narrowed to 70 players, who will return to the poker arena today at 2 pm local time. Poker enthusiasts can still enter the game as registrations are open until the play resumes later today. WSOP Europe schedule is bountiful, leaving 9 gold bracelets and a number of first prizes up for grabs.

Ryan Leng’s Previous Accomplishments

Ryan Leng is not a stranger to the poker tables. The player’s name appeared in the list of players for the first time in 2011. At present, Leng’s total live earnings amounted to $861,061 with a best live cash of $237,776 on his bank account. Despite his rich poker career, the player has only 1 Circuit gold ring in his collection of trophies. Supposing that he manages to emerge victor, he is to snare the most-coveted WSOP-branded gold bracelet for the first time in his poker career.