The series has already attracted 116,604 entries in bracelet events with approximately $227,058,974 awarded in prizes and the total prize figure is simply $700,000 away from the most prize money ever awarded in one year at WSOP.
Today witnessed the culmination of Day 2AB of the Main Event where 2,219 competitors from Day 1A and Day 1B combined, played a tiring five two-hour levels.
Team India had several challengers thick in action with Rahul Byrraju clearly the standout performer, as he raised his 186,100 stack to a whopping 467,900.
Rohan Dhawan, Akshit Madan, Nikita Luther and Satchit Kapur were among the other Indians who made it to Day 3.
Among those who were not as lucky were Navkiran Singh, Muskan Sethi, Madhav Gupta and Om Gahlot.
Akshit Madan was another challenger who made a strong display on Day 2AB with his 47,400 stack further solidifying to 185,500 at the end of the day’s play.
Nikita Luther has been on a blazing run recently and made tremendous inroads bagging an impressive 150,500 in chips, all from a fairly modest 30,000 stack she began the day with.
Most of the Indians on this list regularly play card games in India.
|Player||Chip Count||Starting Flight||Playing Day 2||Chip Count on Day 2AB|
|Rahul Byrraju||186,100||Day 1a||Day 2a||467,900|
|Rohan Dhawan||73,500||Day 1a||Day 2a||229,500|
|Akshit Madan||47,400||Day 1b||Day 2b||185,500|
|Nikita Luther||30,000||Day 1b||Day 2b||150,500|
|Satchit Kapur||99,000||Day1a||Day 2a||68,000|
|Navkiran Singh||66,7000||Day 1b||Day 2b||Busted|
|Muskan Sethi||30,000||Day1b||Day 2b||Busted|
|Om Gahlot||29,900||Day1b||Day 2b||Busted|
India’s Akash Malik departed the event on Day 3 at 77th place bagging $5,500.
After winning the first Indians to ever win a bracelet with Aditya Sushant, Nipun Java in the news again.
The $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em drew a field of 1,956 competitors taking the prize pool to $2,640,600