One of the most notable names in poker in India, Paawan Bansal has had a successful outing in the Macau Poker Cup, after coming close to taking down his second title at the series.
Event 23: $1,500 Flipout
The HK$1,500 Flipout event with unlimited re-entries drew a massive field of 500 entries that generated a HK$654,750 prize-pool. Paawan Bansal came very close to grabbing his second title but fell short.
Bansal concurred to a heads-up deal with rival Mian Wei and earned HK$71,624 for his efforts. Fellow countryman Ronak Jatin Vyas also finished in the final table, placing eighth for HK$15,800.
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 - 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.