A massive field of competitors made their way to the low category of the WCOOP Main Event, including many enthusiasts of online poker. The event attracted 12,517 entrants with an additional 3,109 re-entries that generated a whopping total prize pool of $3,125,200. The event paid out the top 2,249 places and at the end of the Day 2, just 694 players are in contention for Day 2 that is set to take place at 11:30 p.m. tonight.
Presently, UK’s ‘DeanoSupremo’ leads the way with 2,369,841 in chips.
The event witnessed a number of Indian challengers and some truly made inroads. Among our challengers who made it through to Day 2 feature Prashant ‘rituprashant’ Bhutoria (663,053 chips), Sanjay ‘funsukwangdu’ Taneja (548,487 chips), ‘Shree1712’ (400,272 chips) and ‘Ikkvr’ (364,402 chips).
For those who can’t live a day without playing India’s most popular card game, here is some great news.
More than a month ago the Gujarat High Court had judged poker to be a game which relied considerably on chance; a judgement which affected the countless individuals who play poker in India.
As per the Times of India, Hotel Ramada in Ahmedabad has filed a petition in the Gujarat High Court seeking an order directing the police to allow peaceful conduct of poker games. A similar petition was filed in the Gujarat HC by Kizhakke Naduvath Suresh....