It’s been a highly successful WSOP in many ways for Team India. The duo of Aditya Sushant and Nipun Java - the first Indians to ever win a bracelet, were in the news again this time in separate events.
While Java grabbed his second bracelet in Event #71: $1,000 WSOP.com ONLINE NLH Championship, Sushant was eyeing his second piece of gold in Event #66: $1,500 NLH but departed just a few places shy of the title at eighth place.
Final Table Review
The final table’s first elimination was "stanman420" and soon to accompany him was "meditations" who finished eighth.
Java knocked out the next player i.e. "Hurricane27" whose pocket kings were no match against Java’s pocket Aces.
"Jeffrey27rj" was the next to bow out followed by “Mr Sinister” who left at fifth place.
Java’s next victim was "YUDUUUUUUUUU" who busted at fourth place allowing Java to become chip leader! "YUDUUUUUUUUU" open shoved possessing and Java instantly called tabling . The board didn’t offer anything interesting and Java took down the pot eliminating his rival in the process, assimilating over half the chips in play a few moments later.
The next dismissal was "jklolz" whose departure set up the heads-up tussle between Java and “jadedjason".
The last hand of the event witnessed Java betting 400,000 on a flop and his rival three-bet it to 1.2 Million. Java wasted absolutely no time and declared all-in holding and got the call from "jadedjason" who was eyeing an open ended straight flush draw with . Java claimed the bragging rights of becoming the sole Indian player to ever win two WSOP bracelets. Java owes his success in the WSOP online poker tournament to the practice he got playing online poker games in India.
Final Table Standings
1. "Javatinii" - $237,668
2. "jadedjared" - $146,202
3. "jklolz" - $103,326
4. "YUDUUUUUUUUU" - $73,911
5. "Mr_Sinister" - $53,595
6. "Jeffrey27rj" - $39,510
7. "Hurricane27" - $29,415
8. "meditations" - $22,185
9. "stanman420" - $17,075
10. "AznBlazer469" - $13,211
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 Red Dragon Main Event is gearing up to a climactic finish.