Nitin Gupta was crowned the champion at the Deltin Poker Tournament (DPT) July Edition Main Event, the biggest event for poker, who pocketed a sum of ₹28.06 Lakhs.
Gupta was one of the new faces on the poker circuit, and outlasted a field of 300 runners to clinch the title. Gupta came into the final day chip leading the 52 survivors and went on a trailblazing run, knocking out the last four players on the final table to eventually take the crown, banking ₹28,06,600 in prize money.
The DPT Main Event title was down to a heads up between Nitin Gupta and Kiran Kumar with Gupta in the driver’s seat.
It didn’t take long for Gupta to win and the last hand of the tournament witnessed Kumar limping in and Gupta raised the pot. In response, Kumar went all-in with and Gupta instantly called shoving . The board revealed helping Gupta to two pairs, guaranteeing him the top place finish.
Final Table Standouts:-
1. Nitin Gupta – ₹28,06,600
2. Kiran Kumar – ₹17,15,200
3. Rajesh Goyal – ₹11,43,500
4. Rajesh Rajpoot – ₹8,31,600
5. Eka Vedantham – ₹7,27,770
6. Sachin Chandani – ₹5,71,800
7. Guneet Kwatra – ₹4,67,800
8. Himanshu Thukral – ₹3,12,000
9. Ankush Aryan – ₹1,81,900
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.
The 28th edition of the Macau Poker Cup is presently underway, and Indian competitors have already made headway at the City of Dreams.