WSOP 2019: Abhishek Goindi & Deepak Bothra Score in $600 PLO Deep Stack

Abhishek Goindi & Deepak Bothra
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  • Namita Ghosh June 12, 2019
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Event #25: $600 PLO Deep Stack of the 2019 World Series of Poker (WSOP) had registered a field of 2,577 players on June 10. Day 2 began with 215 survivors and played down to 12 players.

Among the 203 eliminations yesterday were the two Indian challengers in the field, Abhishek Goindi (52nd for $3,606 -₹2.49 Lakhs) and Deepak Bothra (83rd for $1,856 -₹1.28 Lakhs). With their elimination, Team India’s run in the event is over, with Goindi having run the deepest.

Vivek Rughani (294th for $1,026 -₹71,260) was the third Indian who had made it in the money and fell out on Day 1 itself.

Leading the 12 survivors is Corey Wright with a stack of 16,025,000.

The money was reached on Day 1 with 287 players assured a guaranteed $875.

2016 WSOP bracelet winner Martin Kozlov (19th place for $10,385), 2016 WSOP bracelet winner Peter Eichhardt (23rd for $6,604), two-time bracelet winner`s Upeshka De Silva (26th for $6,604) & Mark Radoja (27th for $6,604) are some of the notables who dug into the $1,352,925 prize pool.

Event #25 $600 PLO Deep Stack – Day 2

Day 2 began with 215 survivors, and action resumed with blinds starting at 8,000/16,000. Amidst this group were two Indians, Deepak Bothra and Abhishek Goindi, with Bothra coming into the day holding 406,000 and Goindi with 312,000 in chips.

Bothra was the first to crash, falling in 83rd place ($1,856 -₹1.28 Lakhs).

Goindi, in the meantime, kept up his drive and cruised into Level 30 where he was eliminated in 52nd place ($3,606 for -₹2.49 Lakhs).

As for Wright, he was already in pole position with a stack of 1,726,000 when Day 2 began. Maintaining his supremacy, Wright scored a series of knockouts towards the tail end of the day. The talk of the day was a hand that Corey played with Spencer Franklin where Wright hit aces full of tens against Franklin’s two-pair of nines and fives to scoop the monster pot eliminating Franklin in 18th place ($8,241).

Wright also orchestrated the final elimination of the day, sending Stephen Bennette (13th for $10,385) out.

Florian Fuchs (12,800,000) and Tom Franklin (9,150,000) round up the top three stacks. Except for Franklin, all the remaining 11 finalists are chasing their first bracelet.

Corey Wright Event 25
Corey Wright leads the final 12 in $600 PLO Deep Stack

Chip Counts At the End of Day 2

  1. Corey Wright – 16,025,000
  2. Florian Fuchs – 12,800,000
  3. Tom Franklin – 9,150,000
  4. Andrew Donabedian – 7,450,000
  5. Alexandru Ivan – 5,575,000
  6. Eric Sain – 4,950,000
  7. Alexander Condon – 4,300,000
  8. Cheli Lin – 4,025,000
  9. Mihai Niste – 3,750,000
  10. Robert Valden – 3,500,000
  11. Todd Dreyer – 3,050,000
  12. Michael Bartov – 2,900,000


Content & Images Courtesy: World Series of Poker

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