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Robert Bickley Leads Chip Count on Day 3 of WSOPE Main Event

The World Series of Poker Europe is well on its way and the third day of the Main Event just finished. There were a total of 135 players present at the beginning of Day 3 and almost 12 hours were necessary in order to reduce their number to 46. All of the players who continue ahead in the run for the big win are going to receive money for their participation in the culminating event of the poker festival in Rozvadov, Czech Republic.

At the moment the chip leader who will welcome them on Day 4 is Robert Bickley who is one of the lesser known poker names on the felt. His chip count amounts to 1,431,000 and has big chances to go far in the tournament since he has shown good results throughout the years. His total live earnings amount to $75,871 and this summer he won his biggest live cash so far. It was at the $1,100 No-Limit Hold’em SuperStack #80 at the Deepstack Extravaganza III in Las Vegas. He finished second in the run for the throne and received $56,037 for his excellent performance.

Players Still in the Run for the Big Money

Among the players who survived Day 3 of the Main Event are notable names to the likings of Kevin MacPhee and the two-time gold bracelet winner Kristen Bicknell. American player MacPhee is known for his convincing win at the 2015 WSOPE where he claimed the throne at the Event #9: €10,450 No-Limit Hold’em Main Event and he received a total of €883,000, which is also the second-best prize so far in his career. As for the current edition of the festival, he has one cash from the Event #5: €550 No-Limit Hold’em The Colossus where he received a total of €2,296.

During the third day of the Main Event, he managed to gather a chip stack amounting to 653,000. The other player with a lot of skills is Bicknell and she succeeded in sending some of the most accomplished players home. He busted fellow-gold bracelet winners Asi Moshe and Dominik Nitsche, as well as poker pro Andrei Boghean. on her way to the end of Day 3. In her poker career, he has some impressive wins, to the likings of the Ladies Championship in 2013, when she pocketed $173,922. The year of 2016 was also good for the Canadian poker player since she won the WSOP Event #46: $1,500 No-Limit Hold-em Bounty and received $290,768.

Runner-up in the temporary leader board is Jack Salter from the United Kingdom with his 1,396,000 worth-of stack. Following him with at a certain distance is Germany poker player Raner Kempe, who has his hands on a total of 1,254,000 in chips. Very close to him Michal Mrakes progresses ahead on the fourth position with 1,245,000 in chips. The fifth position is currently occupied by Kristen Bicknell and her chip count amounts to 1,085,000. Day 4 is scheduled to commence this Wednesday and it promises to be a riveting one.

 Author: Benjamin Barry

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