With poker in India growing at an exciting pace, it is normal to see so pros take part in numerous events all over the globe. One such event where Indian challengers have made significant inroads is the 27th edition of the Macau Poker Cup.
With the Red Dragon Main event underway, several Indian pros edged through the event on Day 1C with Manoj Pentakota, Nishant Sharma, Pradeep Nudurumati, Sumit Sapra, Raghav Bansal and Akshay Nasa all making it through to Day 2.
Additionally, many have made deep runs in side events headlined by Rohit Madhur who placed second in Event 18: $15,000 PLO for HK$179,100. Meanwhile, Mayank Agarwal, Mohit Agarwal and Prashant Jain Bhutoria also picked up scores.
Indian Cashes so far:
|Name||Event||Position||Prize Money (HKD)|
|Neeraj Kumar||Event 1||18||HK$5,000|
|Nathan Rao||Event 3||2||HK$40,500|
|Akshay Nasa||Event 4||2||HK$15,046|
|Neeraj Kumar||Event 4||13||HK$1,400|
|Nishant Sharma||Event 4||22||HK$1000|
|Paawan Bansal||Event 5||1||HK$75,000|
|Ronak Jatin Vyas||Event 5||6||HK$27,770|
|Nathan Rao||Event 6||4||HK$15,100|
|Ronak Jatin Vyas||Event 8||6||HK$10,500|
|Nathan Rao||Event 8||8||HK$7,000|
|Nishant Sharma||Event 10||1||HK$65,882|
|Vishal Tajpuria||Event 11||5||HK$12,850|
|Pradeep Kumar Singh||Event 13||10||HK$6,600|
|Vishal Tajpuria||Event 13||15||HK$4,400|
|Charu Vikram Kaushik||Event 14||30||HK$11,300|
|Apoorva Goel||Event 14||36||HK$10,300|
|Mahipal Vala||Event 14||39||HK$9,400|
|Rohit Madhur||Event 18||2||HK$179,400|
|Mohit Agarwal||Event 18||7||HK$59,650|
|Mayank Agarwal||Event 21||18||HK$17,600|
|Prashant Jain Bhutoira||Event 21||27||HK$11,600|
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.