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1,378 players started out in event 26: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em Six Handed, but by the third day only 22 remained, led by Anthony Ruberto but with high calibre players like Chris Moorman, Davidi Kitai, Will Failla, Anthony Lellouche and Will Failla still in the mix.
 
The previous day had seen many aces bite the dust, including Jean-Robert Bellande, Jake Cody, Tuan Le, Jimmy Tran and Olivier Busquet.
 
Chip leader Ruberto had a disastrous day, and despite starting out as chip leader was the first busted out of the final table when he suffered a massive bad beat that crippled his stack and shocked the railbirds in a clash with the ultimate winner of the event.
 
By midnight Friday it was all over after Chris Moorman was eliminated in third place to set the scene for a heads up between Oleksii Kovalchuk and Ionel Anton, who were evenly matched and swapped the lead several times before Kovalchuk established dominance and the game was concluded in his favour.
 
The duo played a fast, aggressive and eminently exciting game that ended when Kovalchuk had pocket sevens against a weak ace that Kovalchuk turned into a full house.
 
Kovalchuk became the second Ukrainian this year to win the gold; he claimed his first bracelet and the main prize of $689,739, leaving his opponent with $428,140.