WSOP 2019 Daily Spotlight – June 11

WSOP Daily Spotlight For June 11
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  • Namita Ghosh June 12, 2019
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In this daily feature, we will bring you the key highlights of the 50th World Series of Poker (WSOP) to keep you abreast with the ongoings at the ‘World’s Biggest Poker Festival.’

It was a roller-coaster ride for the Indian contingent on Tuesday. The event with the most sizeable Indian presence – $2,620 NLHE Marathon had six Indian challengers returning on Day 2, but only Abhinav Iyer managed to make it to Day 3 with a top 30 stack of 270,400.

Notwithstanding the eliminations, a bunch of Indians jumped into Event #28: $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em where once again six of them advanced to Day 2. Leading the Indian brigade is last year`s $2,500 MSPT Venetian Main Event winner Yudhishter Jaswal (207,000). Accompanying Jaswal is Paawan Bansal (176,000), Ashish Ahuja (126,500), Nipun Java (55,000), Muskan Sethi (50,000), and Aditya Sushant (45,500).

PokerGuru Ambassador Kartik Ved (348th for $1,500 – ₹1.03 Lakhs) min-cashed the event.

In total five more scores were posted by Team India yesterday. In Event #22: $1,000 Double Stack, Sriharsha Doddapaneni (52nd for $7,582 – ₹5.26 Lakhs), Paawan Bansal (79th for $4,385 – ₹3.04 Lakhs) and Romit Advani (103rd for $2,742 – ₹1.90 Lakhs) posted scores, while in Event #25: $600 PLO Deep Stack Abhishek Goindi (52nd for $3,606 -₹2.49 Lakhs), and Deepak Bothra (83rd for $1,856 -₹1.28 Lakhs) earned a payout.

EventPlayerFinishPrize Money
Event #22: $1,000 Double Stack NLHESriharsha Doddapaneni52nd$7,582 - ₹5.26 Lakhs
Event #22: $1,000 Double Stack NLHEPaawan Bansal79th$4,385 - ₹3.04 Lakhs
Event #22: $1,000 Double Stack NLHERomit Advani103rd$2,742 - ₹1.90 Lakhs
Event #25: $600 PLO Deep StackDeepak Bothra52nd $3,606 -₹2.49 Lakhs
Event #25: $600 PLO Deep StackAbhishek Goindi83rd$1,856 -₹1.28 Lakhs
Event #28: $1,000 NLHEKartik Ved348th$1,500 - ₹1.03 Lakhs

 

Event #26: The Marathon $2,620 NLHE – Day 2

Day 2 of The Marathon started with 467 survivors, including six Indians; however, only Abhinav Iyer (270,400) was able to make it through to Day 3 with Sriharsha Doddapaneni, Raghav Bansal, Nishant Sharma, Aditya Sushant, and Paawan Bansal all hitting the rail short of the money line.

Abhinav Iyer
Abhinav Iyer

David Coleman leads the remaining 188 survivors with a stack of 651,200.

David Coleman
David Coleman

Read the complete report here

Event #28: $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em – Day 1

Event #28: $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em registered a field of 2,477 runners and only 346 among them made the cut for Day 2. Six among them are Indians, namely, Yudhishter Jaswal (207,000), Paawan Bansal (176,000), Ashish Ahuja (126,500), Nipun Java (55,000), Muskan Sethi (50,000) and Aditya Sushant (45,500)

Yudhishter Jaswal
Yudhishter Jaswal

PokerGuru Ambassador Kartik Ved (348th for $1,500 – ₹1.03 Lakhs) min-cashed the event.

Kartik Ved
Kartik Ved

German pro Giuseppe Pantaleo leads the 346 survivors with 498,000 in chips.

Giuseppe Pantaleo
Giuseppe Pantaleo

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Event #22: $1,000 Double Stack NLHE – Day 3

32-year-old Jorden Fox, who is expecting a baby next month, bested a field of 3,253 entries to win his first-ever gold bracelet in Event #22: $1,000 Double Stack NLHE for a career-best $420,693.

Jorden Fox

Team India’s Sriharsha Doddapaneni (52nd for $7,582 – ₹5.26 Lakhs), Paawan Bansal (79th for $4,385 – ₹3.04 Lakhs), and Romit Advani (103rd for $2,742 – ₹1.90 Lakhs) featured among the 485 players who made it in the money.

Sriharsha Doddapaneni, Paawan Bansal & Romit Advani

Read the complete report here

Event #25: $600 PLO Deep Stack – Day 2

Day 2 saw the field of 215 survivors whittle down to the 12 finalists. Corey Wright, who was the start-of-day chip leader, has maintained his lead bagging a stack of 16,025,000.

The two Indian players Deepak Bothra and Abhishek Goindi hit the rail on Day 2. Goindi finished 52nd ($3,606 -₹2.49 Lakhs), and Bothra took 83rd place ($1,856 -₹1.28 Lakhs).

 

Abhishek Goindi & Deepak Bothra
Abhishek Goindi & Deepak Bothra

Earlier on Day 1, Vivek Rughani had busted at 294th place ($1,026 -₹71,260).

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Event #21: $10,000 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw Championship – Day 3

1993 WSOP Main Event champion, Jim Bechtel, won his 2nd bracelet after a record 26 years. Bechtel dominated the seven-handed final table on Day 3 yesterday to win $253,817.

Read the complete report here

 

Event #23: $1,500 Eight Game Mix – Day 3

Day 3 welcomed 28 returning players from a starting field of 612 runners. The play was halted at the heads-up stage with Rami Boukai (4,565,000), and John Evans (1,545,000) set to come back later today for an unscheduled Day 4 to decide the winner.

Rami Boukai
Rami Boukai

 

Event #27: $1,500 Seven-Card Stud Hi/Lo 8 Or Better – Day 2

Day 2 began with 195 survivors from a starting field of 460 players. 22 among them made it through to Day 3 where leading the way is four-time bracelet winner Michael Mizrachi with 643,000 in chips.

Michael Mizrachi
Michael Mizrachi

 

Content & Images Courtesy: World Series of Poker

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