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
Following the success in the Macau Poker Cup, a score of notable Indian poker pros have set sail to the Philippines to participate in the ongoing Asia Poker League.
The Red Dragon Main Event is gearing up to a climactic finish.
The 28th edition of the Macau Poker Cup is presently underway, and Indian competitors have already made headway at the City of Dreams.