Enthusiasts of poker in India have enjoyed much success at the inaugural edition of WPT India, currently underway at the Deltin Royale Casino in Goa. The latest poker pro to bask in the limelight was Neeta Banker who successfully clinched the SHIP IT Event.
The event had a unique format where each player began with a 1,200 stack for the first round and got a 10,000 stack for the final round.
Neeta Banker overcame Abhishek Jalan in the heads-up battle in the final round to win the title along with ₹1.32 Lakhs in prize money. This was Jalan’s second runner-up finish of the tournament as he had earlier placed second in the SuperStack event for ₹12.53 lakhs.
Final Table Standings:
1. Neeta Banker - ₹1,32,384
2. Abhishek Jalan - ₹79,430
3. Nishant Sharma - ₹52,954
4. Akhi Hiro - ₹39,715
5. Kunal Patni - ₹26,477
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.