The biggest tournament for fans of poker began and ended in grand fashion. The series attracted some of the biggest names in the country and featured a total of 6 live tournaments spanning across 5 days. Here is a list of the five biggest winners at the tournament.
The biggest earner this DPT was none other than Amit Jain with a whopping INR 24,94,800 in prize money. Interestingly, this was the largest live cash he scored in DPT. Prior to this grand win, he placed 17th in DPT Main Event November 2016 for INR 48,300.
Haresh Kukreja AKA Kavish Kukreja is the second biggest winners in September’s edition of the DPT. He won the 35K Main Event title, bagging his career best INR 18,71,000 for his remarkable win. Like Amit, Haresh is also a respect player in the country with several wins and cashes across DPT, APPT, Macau Poker Cup and APT. His total live earning amount to $109,491.
DPT September 2017 started with the 15K Kickoff, which attracted 136 players generating a prize pool of INR 20,40,000 on the guarantee of INR 20,00,000. It was Bobbe Suri who clinched the title and emerged the third biggest winner of the series, taking home a lofty INR 6,05,200 after outlasting 136 players.
Vikram Kumar shipped the 15K Bounty Event after beating respected poker pro Nikita Luther in heads-up battle.Hailing from Chennai, Vikram Kumar is a notable player and enjoys several big cashes across Deltin Poker Tournament (DPT).
Delhi-basedpro Jagdeep Singh emerged victorious in 15K PLO event, earning 5th largest prize money in the series, which totaled to INR 3,47,000. Jagdeep overcame 15K Kickoff winner Bobbe Suri in heads-up.
For those who can’t live a day without playing India’s most popular card game, here is some great news.
More than a month ago the Gujarat High Court had judged poker to be a game which relied considerably on chance; a judgement which affected the countless individuals who play poker in India.
In what can be dubbed as a boost to poker in India, a top government official has stated that Goa’s offshore casinos may soon be shifted on land in the coming years