Let's have a look at today's Poker Nation news post about poker in India.
It’s been a highly successful WSOP in many ways for Team India. The duo of Aditya Sushant and Nipun Java - the first Indians to ever win a bracelet, were in the news again this time in separate events.
While Java grabbed his second bracelet in Event #71: $1,000 WSOP.com ONLINE NLH Championship, Sushant was eyeing his second piece of gold in Event #66: $1,500 NLH but departed just a few places shy of the title at eighth place.
Final Table Review
The final table’s first elimination was "stanman420" and soon to accompany him was "meditations" who finished eighth.
Java knocked out the next player i.e. "Hurricane27" whose pocket kings were no match against Java’s pocket Aces.
"Jeffrey27rj" was the next to bow out followed by “Mr Sinister” who left at fifth place.
Java’s next victim was "YUDUUUUUUUUU" who busted at fourth place allowing Java to become chip leader! "YUDUUUUUUUUU" open shoved possessing and Java instantly called tabling . The board didn’t offer anything interesting and Java took down the pot eliminating his rival in the process, assimilating over half the chips in play a few moments later.
The next dismissal was "jklolz" whose departure set up the heads-up tussle between Java and “jadedjason".
The last hand of the event witnessed Java betting 400,000 on a flop and his rival three-bet it to 1.2 Million. Java wasted absolutely no time and declared all-in holding and got the call from "jadedjason" who was eyeing an open ended straight flush draw with . Java claimed the bragging rights of becoming the sole Indian player to ever win two WSOP bracelets. Java owes his success in the WSOP online poker tournament to the practice he got playing cash games in India.
Final Table Standings
1. "Javatinii" - $237,668
2. "jadedjared" - $146,202
3. "jklolz" - $103,326
4. "YUDUUUUUUUUU" - $73,911
5. "Mr_Sinister" - $53,595
6. "Jeffrey27rj" - $39,510
7. "Hurricane27" - $29,415
8. "meditations" - $22,185
9. "stanman420" - $17,075
10. "AznBlazer469" - $13,211
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.