Nitin Gupta was crowned the champion at the Deltin Poker Tournament (DPT) July Edition Main Event, the biggest event for poker in India, who pocketed a sum of ₹28.06 Lakhs.
Gupta was one of the new faces on the poker circuit, and outlasted a field of 300 runners to clinch the title. Gupta came into the final day chip leading the 52 survivors and went on a trailblazing run, knocking out the last four players on the final table to eventually take the crown, banking ₹28,06,600 in prize money.
The DPT Main Event title was down to a heads up between Nitin Gupta and Kiran Kumar with Gupta in the driver’s seat.
It didn’t take long for Gupta to win and the last hand of the tournament witnessed Kumar limping in and Gupta raised the pot. In response, Kumar went all-in with and Gupta instantly called shoving . The board revealed helping Gupta to two pairs, guaranteeing him the top place finish.
Final Table Standouts:-
1. Nitin Gupta – ₹28,06,600
2. Kiran Kumar – ₹17,15,200
3. Rajesh Goyal – ₹11,43,500
4. Rajesh Rajpoot – ₹8,31,600
5. Eka Vedantham – ₹7,27,770
6. Sachin Chandani – ₹5,71,800
7. Guneet Kwatra – ₹4,67,800
8. Himanshu Thukral – ₹3,12,000
9. Ankush Aryan – ₹1,81,900
The World Poker Tour India edition has successfully concluded and has been regarded by many as a trailblazing event for poker in India
The Casino Deltin Royale is currently playing host to the inaugural WPT India, a tournament which has so far attracted many enthusiasts of poker in India.
Fans of poker in India can rejoice in the fact that Team India is performing splendidly at the series.