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Asi Moshe Conquers Second Gold Bracelet by Winning 2018 WSOPE €1,650 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed Deepstack for €82,280

The Israeli Asi Moshe added a second gold WSOP bracelet on his account by winning the 2018 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) €1,650 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed Deepstack. Moshi became the one who conquered the 221-player field of the event taking home the lion’s share of the total prize pool as well as the Six-Handed Deepstack’s gold bracelet.

The poker player from Israel won €82,280 (US$95,136) for his first place in the ranking, boosting his total live earnings to US$2,150,868. In addition, Moshe became the second Israeli player, along with Tamir Segal, who won a WSOP bracelet in two days, which is a remarkable accomplishment for the small middle-eastern country in the poker arena.

“I can’t even describe how much this means to me.” Asi Moshe said after the victory

Four years after he won his first gold bracelet, Moshe added another one to his accomplishments. Considering the fact that the Israeli player had two near-misses for a gold bracelet earlier, his victory is even a greater accomplishment.

Moshe Returns to Day 3 as a Chip Leader

As Casino Reports revealed yesterday, Asi Moshe returned to the last day of the event as a chip leader. He also managed not to lose his chip lead at a single point of the gameplay. He also survived a 90-minute heads-up battle with his last standing opponent Robert Schulz on his way to victory.

The final day of the competition started at 3:00 PM, with the six remaining players taking their places around the table. The first big clash came after an hour and was between Moshe and Katzenberger, who eventually remained on the last position in the final table ranking. As mentioned above, the Israeli player managed to keep the chip lead over the entire day, despite the fact that at one point of the game Van Tiep Nguyen and Guiliani Bendinelli got close to his stack, with the three of them having almost even chip stacks.

Soon enough, Moshe managed to make the rift between him and the rest of the players deeper, until the time when the heads-up battle began. The heads-up play between Moshe and Schulz started with a nearly 5:1 lead for the Israeli player. Despite Moshe had a considerable advantage to his opponent, it took him about an hour and a half of heads-up play to finally emerge as the winner and get his second WSOP bracelet.

With Asi Moshe winning the first place in the WSOPE €1,650 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed Deepstack, winning the event’s gold bracelet, as well as a monetary prize amounting to €82,280 (US$95,365), the German poker player Robert Schulz finished as a runner-up, getting a prize pool portion of €50,842 (US$58,927). The third place in the ranking was occupied by James Bullimore from the UK, who received €33,149 (US$38,420) for his efforts.

Guiliano Bendinelli from Italy took the fourth position, followed by Van Tiep Nguyen from the Czech Republic. The Hungarian Viktor Katzenberger remained sixth, getting a €10,852 (US$12,579) portion from the overall prize pool.