Followers of poker in India will be delighted to that the inaugural edition of the World Poker Tour (WPT) India is finally underway. To kick things off, notable poker pro-Kanishka Samant reigned victorious in the 20K NLH Kick-Off Event. The event witnessed the top 22 places staking their share of the ₹36,87,840 prize pool with the winner taking home ₹9.12 Lakhs up top.
Samant was merciless throughout the event and knocked out Ankush Aryan in fifth place when Aryans’s three-of-a-kind fared poorly against Samant’s full boat. Samant started with a colossal chip lead and it didn’t him take much time to finish the event in style; he dismissed Srinivas B to add the kick-off event title of WPT India to his growing list of victories.
Final Table Results (INR)
1. Kanishka Samant - ₹9,12,000
2. Srinivas B - ₹6,08,500
3. Sahil Chutani - ₹3,80,100
4. Alok Bhatt - ₹3,04,200
5. Ankush Aryan - ₹2,48,900
6. Neelkanthan Murali - ₹2,02,800
7. Zarvan Tumboli - ₹1,65,900
8. Mayank Agarwal - ₹1,29,100
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.
The World Poker Tour is in full flow at the Deltin Royale Casino in Goa.