Paawan Bansal, a well-known player of poker in India, made his second impressive finish after placing 2nd in Event #9. Bansal had previously won Event #5 for HK$75,000.
Event 9: HK$5,000 Knockout
The event attracted 104 entries taking the total prize pool to HK$349,960 and the event paid out the top 12 places.
India`s Paawan Bansal once again made an impressive display. Bansal who already has one Spadie in the bag came in striking distance of making it two but missed out with a second-place finish. He succumbed at the hands of China’s Mian Wei in the heads-up battle soon after both players shook hands on a deal. Bansal earnedHK$71,624 (~₹5,86,189) for his efforts while the eventual champion Wei grabbed $84,076 following the heads-up deal.
RonakVyas was another Indian player who made it to the final table eventually exiting at eighth place for HK$15,800 (~₹1,29,311).
Final Table Results (HKD)
1. Mian Wei - HK$84,076
2. Paawan Bansal - HK$71,624
3. Xingbiao Zhu - HK$42,000
4 Parham Gilvaee Askari - HK$33,200
5. Bobby Zhang - HK$26,200
6. Wing Cheong Chong - HK$22,700
7. Andy Xueyan Li - HK$19,260
8. Ronak Jatin Vyas - HK$15,800
9. Masahiro Marumoto - HK$12,300
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.