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Asi Moshe Returns as Chip Leader to Final Day of €1,650 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed Deepstack

Only six players are now left after two days of play in €1,650 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed Deepstack which is still taking place at the King’s Casino Rozvadov as part of the 2018 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE).

The six remaining competitors will try to win not only the WSOPE gold bracelet but also for the first-place prize amounting to €82,280. The final stage of the competition will see Asi Moshe from Israel starting as a chip leader with a chip stack of 2,095,000, followed by James Billimore with 1,822,000 in chips on his account. The Italian poker player Guiliano Bendinelli comes third, with 999,000 in chips.

After dominating the field over Day 2 of the NLHE 6-Handed Deepstack by making the rift between his opponents and himself deeper pot after pot. Moshe will also be the only player at the Deepstack event final table who already won a WSOP gold bracelet in 2014. Later today he will try to win a second one.

Moshe will face five other players on his way to victory. The action is set to begin at 3:00 PM local time at King’s Casino Rozvadov in the Czech Republic.

Asi Moshe to Try and Win a Second WSOP Bracelet

The €1,650 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed Deepstack started on October 14th with 221 entries who generated a total prize pool estimated at €318,074.

The first day of the event ended with Milad Oghabian from the Netherlands taking the chip leader position with a total of 457,000 in chips. Each of the six remaining players will get a prize pool portion of at least €10,852, with the lion’s share of the monetary prize which is to be received by the winner will amount to €82,280. The victor will also get the second gold bracelet of this year’s edition of the WSOPE.

Only 39 players from the 221 entries returned to the second day of the competition to try and win their places around the final table of the event.

After starting the second day of the No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed Deepstack in the middle of the pack, the Israeli player managed to quickly move up, and eventually reached the top position in the standings. As mentioned above, Asi Moshe will be the only player who already has one WSOP ring after he won the US$1,500 NLHE of the 45th WSOP 2014 in Las Vegas. Now, four years later Moshe will try to win another gold bracelet and add more money to his lifetime earning which currently amount to US$2,055,732.

Moshe will now have to face the competition of the British poker player James Bullimore, Robert Schulz from Germany, the Hungarian Viktor Katzenberger, the Italian Giuliano Bendinelli and Van Tiep Nguyen from the Czech Republic.