The headline event of the Macau Poker Cup is down to the final 8 competitors. Followers of poker in India can take pride in the fact that Indian pro Ankush Prasad finished 10th in the Main Event, pocketing HK$223,000.
81 survivors returned for action on Day 3 and after 11 gruelling hours only eight finalists are left in contention for the Red Dragon title, and the HK$3,472,000 top prize. The sole Indian player in the running, Ankush Prasad, was looking in good shape to make the final table but he lost out in one of the most vital hands of the day which was also the final hand of play yesterday.
Action saw Prasad shoving with and Yuan Hang Zhong declared all-in with . Action folded to Tong Tan who had them both covered and called just minutes later with . Tan clipped an Ace-pair on the board to dismiss both Prasad and Zhong.
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.