The last event on the WSOP 2017 schedule i.e. The Little One for One Drop is now in the books and surviving the 4,391-player field was Adrian Moreno who clinched his first bracelet and a cool $528,316 in prize money. India’s Akash Malik departed the event on Day 3 at 77th place bagging $5,500. Malik, who prominently plays poker made some impressive runs at the series. Additionally, Malik frequently plays online poker in India.
Moreno entered in 11th out of the 12 remaining players. Matt Berkey had a huge lead coming into the day with almost one third of the total chips in play, but Moreno moved up the ranks and eventually grabbed his first WSOP bracelet.
The sole Indian challenger in contention was Akash Malik who departed the event on Day 3. The hand witnessed Malik going all-in with 184,000 in chips possessing and action folded to Roman Valerstein called with . Valerstein had a huge lead with his kings and he got a set on the board sending Malik to the cage at 77th spot for a consolation of $5,500.
Final Table Standings:
1. Adrian Moreno - $528,316
2. Martin Lesjoe - $326,314
3. Matt Berkey - $240,588
4. Jimmy Guerrero - $178,764
5. Richard Dixon - $133,868
6. Giuseppe Pantaleo - $101,041
7. Ricardo Ramos - $76,871
8. Samuel Vonkennel - $58,953
9. Alexandros Papadopoulos - $45,578
Following the success in the Macau Poker Cup, a score of notable Indian poker pros have set sail to the Philippines to participate in the ongoing Asia Poker League.
The Red Dragon Main Event is gearing up to a climactic finish.
The 28th edition of the Macau Poker Cup continues with its highlight event – The Red Dragon Main Event, where quite a few prominent India poker pros remain in contention.