The biggest tournament for poker in India, the Deltin Poker Tournament, is reaching its thrilling end, with just a couple of event left on schedule. The 15K Bounty tournament was a re-entry event that attracted 150+ entries was taken down by Gagandeep Malik for ₹6,58,000 beating Rahul Melwani in the heads-up battle. Melwani had to settle for the runners-up prize of ₹4,02,000.
The tournament ended with blinds running 20,000-40,000-5,000 and Melwani (Qs 2s) shoving which was instantly called by Malik, holding a King-Jack off suit. Malik found a pair of Kings on the river giving him a top pair and also the title with the top prize.
DPT Main Event April winner Mayank Agarwal was busted in the final table of this event with blinds running 8,000-16,000-2,000 where Agarwal having pocket nines moved all-in which was called by Gaurav Gupta having Ace-Ten off suit where rest of the players on the table folded. Agarwal was knocked out at 10th place for a prize of ₹33,000.
The World Poker Tour India edition has successfully concluded and has been regarded by many as a trailblazing event for poker in India
The Casino Deltin Royale is currently playing host to the inaugural WPT India, a tournament which has so far attracted many enthusiasts of poker in India.
Fans of poker in India can rejoice in the fact that Team India is performing splendidly at the series.