The Red Dragon Main Event is gearing up to a climactic finish. 69 competitors arrived on Day 3 of the Main Event, and by the end of today’s play, just nine will remain in contention for the prestigious trophy and the HK$3,055,000. Additionally, the winner will receive a PokerStars Players NL Hold’em Championship (PSPC) Platinum Pass worth US$30,000.
China's Junhao Hong is leading the pack with a commanding chip lead on Day 3. Hong has assimilated an impressive 4,610,000 in chips which he will take to the final table.
Event 24: HK$5,000 Teams Event
The HK$5,000 buy-in Teams Event drew 52 teams in total that generated HK$226,980 in prize pool. Team Jingyang Yu and Wensheng Huong overcame Team Rajeev Raut and Neeraj Kumar after a heads-up deal was concurred. The first-place victors earned HK$64,500 for their finish while the Indian duo made HK$58,000 for their runner up finish.
Final Table Standings (HK$)
1. Jingyang Yu and Wensheng Huang - HK$64,500*
2. Rajeev Deepak Raut and Neerai Kumar - HK$58,000*
3. Ta-Wei Tou and Chia Chen Chen - HK$31,800
4. Guofeng Hoe and Xianhe Alecz Chan - HK$24,980
5. Hiroyuki Noda and Kazuhiro Shirasswa - HK$18,200
6. Shaun Wei Boon Phang and Bao Qiang Ho - $15,900
7. Darren Yee Joon Wee and Zi Kai Li - $13,600
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.
Yet another edition of the Macau Poker Cup has proven to be successful for Indian competitors after several challengers made deep runs at Macau
The 28th edition of the Macau Poker Cup is presently underway, and Indian competitors have already made headway at the City of Dreams.