2013 WSOP-E: Noah Schwartz Defeats Ludovic Lacay to Win First Bracelet

Noah Schwartz

During this past weekend the 2013 World Series of Poker Europe continued, where we got to see a winner crowned in Event #6: €3,250 Mixed Max Pot-Limit Omaha and saw the start of the €10,450 Main Event. In Event #6, both of the favorites in the semi-finals, Noah Schwartz and Ludovic Lacay, reached the final match, defeating Vitaly Lunkin and Jyri Merivirta respectively.

Coming to the final table, Schwartz had an uphill battle right from the start with a two-to-one chip disadvantage, Schwartz. Despite this, Schwartz managed to work his way back and finally also defeat his opponent, Ludovic Lacay to claim the first prize worth €104,580 and that elusive gold bracelet.

“For me, to actually close the deal is really gratifying,” said Schwartz after the win. “Poker is very streaky. When you’re playing well and you’re confident, things seem to come in bunches.”

Event #6: €3,250 Mixed Max Pot-Limit Omaha

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Noah SchwartzUSA€104,580
2Ludovic LacayFrance€64,600
3Vitaly LunkinRussia€34,500
4Iyri MerivirtaFinland€34,500

With the victory in this event Schwartz now has completed two of the three legs to become the next triple crown player, having won a WPT event back in 2012 and now a WSOP event. All that’s standing between him and that title is an EPT-victory.

PokerNews returns tomorrow with our continued coverage and reports from the 20World Series of Poker Europe Main Event.

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