Paawan Bansal, a well-known player of poker made his second impressive finish after placing 2nd in Event #9. Bansal had previously won Event #5 for HK$75,000.
Event 9: HK$5,000 Knockout
The event attracted 104 entries taking the total prize pool to HK$349,960 and the event paid out the top 12 places.
India`s Paawan Bansal once again made an impressive display. Bansal who already has one Spadie in the bag came in striking distance of making it two but missed out with a second-place finish. He succumbed at the hands of China’s Mian Wei in the heads-up battle soon after both players shook hands on a deal. Bansal earnedHK$71,624 (~₹5,86,189) for his efforts while the eventual champion Wei grabbed $84,076 following the heads-up deal.
RonakVyas was another Indian player who made it to the final table eventually exiting at eighth place for HK$15,800 (~₹1,29,311).
Final Table Results (HKD)
1. Mian Wei - HK$84,076
2. Paawan Bansal - HK$71,624
3. Xingbiao Zhu - HK$42,000
4 Parham Gilvaee Askari - HK$33,200
5. Bobby Zhang - HK$26,200
6. Wing Cheong Chong - HK$22,700
7. Andy Xueyan Li - HK$19,260
8. Ronak Jatin Vyas - HK$15,800
9. Masahiro Marumoto - HK$12,300
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.