€5,300 EPT Main Event

Seat 5: Gaby Livshitz, 34, Israel - 11,205,000

Gaby Livshitz

Gaby Livshitz has been a familiar face not only on the poker but also on the chess circuit. Livshitz is an International Master with a current FIDE rating of 2,452. At the poker felt, Livshitz has amassed more than $420,000 in live cashes, his performance here so far guaranteeing him his biggest ever prize however the final table’s story unfolds. He had previously notched up one six-figure cash for a runner-up finish in a Merit event in Cyprus.

Livshitz has been a regular attendee at EPT Prague, but this year marks his first deep run outside of side events. Livshitz has one previous Main Event cash to his name, a modest 81st place from 2014. Sitting outside the top 30 on the Israeli all-time money list, Livshitz is set to climb at least 10 spots higher with a top-five payout already in the bag.

Gaby Livshitz' Main Event run:

DayChip CountPosition
Day 2117,00096 / 415
Day 3301,00044 / 141
Day 42,053,0002 / 41
Day 53,925,0004 / 12
Day 611,205,0001 / 5

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