Enthusiasts of poker have enjoyed much success at the inaugural edition of WPT India, currently underway at the Deltin Royale Casino in Goa. The latest poker pro to bask in the limelight was Neeta Banker who successfully clinched the SHIP IT Event.
The event had a unique format where each player began with a 1,200 stack for the first round and got a 10,000 stack for the final round.
Neeta Banker overcame Abhishek Jalan in the heads-up battle in the final round to win the title along with ₹1.32 Lakhs in prize money. This was Jalan’s second runner-up finish of the tournament as he had earlier placed second in the SuperStack event for ₹12.53 lakhs.
Final Table Standings:
1. Neeta Banker - ₹1,32,384
2. Abhishek Jalan - ₹79,430
3. Nishant Sharma - ₹52,954
4. Akhi Hiro - ₹39,715
5. Kunal Patni - ₹26,477
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.
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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.