Enthusiasts of online poker in India are making a discernible impact in the ongoing World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP). The biggest online poker tournament of 2017 attracted a field of 2,183 runners and at the end of day’s play just 281 players survived. The top 278 places will make it in the money. Play for Day 2 will stop when the field is further dwindled down to nine players. The champion will be declared on the final day on Tuesday.
Netherlands based ‘uknowProsky*’ with 1,683,800 in chips, was the leader at the end of Day 1.
A host of Indian competitors took part in this coveted high-buy in event including Aditya ‘Adi Agarwal’ Agarwal, Samay ‘omgsammjesus’ Parikh, Raghav ‘Rossoneri23’ Bansal, Vaibhav ‘Kill_619’ Sharma, Sharad ‘Keenyle’ Rao, Tarun ‘aggtarun’ Goyal, Sriharsha ‘indiandurr’ Doddapaneni, ‘nirbadh’, ‘jayprakashj’, ‘DoJingBULLETS’, ‘huzaifapatel’, ‘kkksss840’ and ‘dhruvinkotha’.
Just two Indians managed to survive Day 2; Vaibhav ‘Kill_619’ Sharma (275,720) and ‘Kkksss840’ (148,490).
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Enthusiasts of online poker in India are making a discernible impact in the ongoing World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP).