The PokerStars Championship Macau 2017 is heading towards its completion. While the festival, Macau 2017 saw many winners in past couple of days, in the HK$5,500 PokerStars Asia Open, it was Vladimir Shabalin who triumphed for HK$291,000. The HK$5,500 PokerStars Asia Open at the PSC Macau 2017 drew 391 entries and 92 re-entries to bring up the total prize pool up to HK$2,342,550. It was 29-year old Vladimir Shabalin who outlasted the entire arena to win the title. He beat Ludovic Ribhl who finished 2nd in the event, bagging HK$334,000 in prize money.
To the joy of Indian poker fans, players of poker also participated in the HK$5,500 PokerStars Asia Open. India’s Sumit Sapra secured a final table finish. He was eliminated at 7th place for HK$58,000. Apart from Sapra, well-known player Raghav Bansal also cashed out in the event at 49thplace for HK$9,600.
FINAL TABLE STANDINGS:
1.Vladimir Shabalin – HK$291,000
2.Ludovic Ribhl – HK$334,000
3.Kwun Ngai Vincent Li – HK$195,150
4.Guillaume Diaz – HK$144,000
5.Tetsuro Tomita – HK$106,000
6.King Chung Wang – HK$78,000
7.Sumit Sapra – HK$58,000
8.Louis Lam – HK$42,600
9.Luen Kwan Kowk – HK$42,600
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.
Prominent poker pro Kunal Patni’s sublime form continues in poker tournaments abroad
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.