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Stacked Final Six Set In 2013 World Series of Poker Europe Main Event

Play Will Resume Friday With Dominik Nitsche, Fabrice Soulier, Benny Spindler and Ravi Raghavan In Contention

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A total of 375 players posted the €10,450 buy-in in the 2013 World Series of Poker Europe no-limit hold’em main event in Paris, France, building a prize pool of €3,600,000. Now only six players remain to battle it out for the title, the bracelet and the first-place prize of €1,000,000. Here is a look at the final six:

Seat No. Player Chip Count
1 Benny Spindler 1,748,000
2 Fabrice Soulier 1,871,000
3 Dominik Nitsche 2,354,000
4 Adrian Mateos 3,781,000
5 Ravi Raghavan  898,000
6 Jerome Huge 637,000

This final six boasts more than $12 million in combined live tournament earnings, with two World Series of Poker bracelets, two World Poker Tour titles and a European Poker Tour main event win under their collective belts.

These six will return at 2:00 PM local time on Friday, as the final table set will be busy on Thursday with the €25,000 high roller event. When play resumes the chip leader will be Spain’s Adrian Mateos with 3,781,000. Mateos eliminated Shannon Shorr in eighth place (8th – €77,500) when his ADiamond SuitAClub Suit held up against Shorr’s KDiamond SuitKClub Suit and then busted seventh-place finisher Andrei Konopelko (7th – €101,000) to set the final six.

Second in chips is WPT champion and 2012 WSOP bracelet winner Dominik Nische with 2,354,000. Third in chips heading into the final day is Fabrice Soulier with 1,871,000. The Frenchman won his first WSOP bracelet in the 2011 $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. championship and will be looking to add his second in this prestigious event.

Here is a look at the prize money on offer for the top six:

Place Payout
1 € 1,000,000
2 € 610,000
3 € 400,000
4 € 251,000
5 € 176,000
6 € 126,000