The WPT Netherlands is underway and several enthusiasts of poker in India have made their way to the event. Among the Indian challengers present at the series, Kunal Patni, Jaydeep Dawer, and Zarvan Tumboli have made it to Day 2 in the event.
WPT DeepStacks Netherlands began at the Holland Casino, Valkenburg and is scheduled to run through October 15. The series kicked-off on October 9 and the Warm-up event is presently underway.
At the end of Day 1, Jaydeep Dawer assimilated 118,200 chips while his compatriot Kunal Patni managed to bag 72,900.
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