Indians kept the ball rolling in several different events at the 48th edition of the WSOP, as well as at other popular side events. Renowned poker player Aditya Agarwal continued his fantastic run in the series picking up his overall tenth cash at the series in Event #56. He was one of the shorter stacks at the beginning of Day 3 at the event and made an early exit in 31st position for $14,183. The last hand for Agarwal saw him going all-in with and Juha Helppi instantly called with . The board ran knocking Agarwal out.
Following his tenth score at the WSOP, Agarwal has climbed up to eighth spot on the WSOP Player of Year Leaderboard. As the series reaches the Main Event, Agarwal does have a few bigger events to look forward to and is a serious contender for the POY title, which will award upwards of $20,000 worth of prizes featuring a free buy-in to the €10,000 Main Event at WSOPE as well as a free entry into the $10,000 WSOP Main Event next year. Agarwal is additionally nearing the $500,000 milestone in WSOP cashes and has already made 35 cashes totalling $482,934 at the series!
Some other notable Indians who cashed at the series feature Sumit Asrani, who placed 84th in Event 52, bagging $3,549. Aditya Agarwal also notched up $2,477 from his 179th place finish in the same event.
Aditya Agarwal’s success story should offer inspiration to budding poker players who play poker.
Prominent poker pro Kunal Patni’s sublime form continues in poker tournaments abroad
Prominent poker pro Kunal Patni has been on a hot streak of late. Just last week, Patni finished second place in the WPTDeepStacks Berlin Main Event for $115,368.
The New Year is well and truly on its way with the WPTDeepStacks in Berlin, and followers of poker in India will be glad to know that notable pro Kunal Patni has made it to the final day of the Main Event.