The 2017 edition of the WSOP has been rather successful for team India. India registered their first WSOP bracelet with Aditya Sushant and Nipun Java clinching the Tag Team No Limit Hold’em event for $150,637.
Apart from the duo, a score of Indian players have notched up cashes at the World Series of Poker including Raghav Bansal, Samay Parikh, Sumit Sapra and Vikram Kumar, the latter achieving his first cash of the 2017 summer in a Golden Nugget side event.
Sumit Sapra made a deep run in the $1,500 Millionaire Maker event but finished in 118 th place for $8,054. Sapra jammed his 14 big blind stack from an early position having Ace-Jack and got an instant call from a player who possessed Ace-King. Sapra failed to improve on the table and exited. Most of these players regularly play poker.
Indian cashes at WSOP 2017 till now –
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.
As per the Times of India, Hotel Ramada in Ahmedabad has filed a petition in the Gujarat High Court seeking an order directing the police to allow peaceful conduct of poker games. A similar petition was filed in the Gujarat HC by Kizhakke Naduvath Suresh....