In the biggest and most prestigious event of World Series of Poker 2018, Indians are having a great run at the Event #65: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Poker a 12 member’s team of Indian poker players has been ecstatic. Nine of the twelve member’s team has made it to the payday before Day 4. All eyes would be on Nishant Sharma, who has been ballistic on the tables with a stack of 684,000 and he would be joined by Aditya Agarwal, WSOP Veteran and Team PokerStars pro who also got a stack of 653,000 would be back for Day 4 action.
The biggest poker event saw 7874 players participating in the game from all around the world to claim the prestigious title at Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino. Unfortunately, after Day 3, only 1182 players remain who have already guaranteed themselves a $15000 payday and now everyone would go for the big shot of $8800000 in addition to the most elusive gold bracelet that would come along. In Sun Geoum may have taken the leaderboard with a chip lead of 1696000 but Indian Nishant Sharma in his maiden trip to WSOP slowly catching him up with a chip count of 684,000.
The other seven Indians who are following behind are Yudhister Jaswal (48,000), Sriharsha Doddapaneni (85,000), Vivek Rughani (97,000), Apoorva Goel (102,000) Jaideep Sajwan (104,000), Katik Ved (144,900) and Rohan Bhasin (458,000) who are also most likely to bag a minimum of $15,000 which would sum up to a minimum of INR 10.31 Lakh.
However, Indians are putting up a great show in other events as well. At Event #66: $1500 No-Limit Holde’em saw Shyam Srinivasan of India making it to the top 10 and ending up with $18, 988 (INR 13.05 lakh). At Event #67: $1500 Pot-Limit Omaha Bounty saw two Indians Nipun Java and Navkiran Singh climbing up the ladder on Day 2 but ultimately ending up on the 86th position and 116th position respectively at the end of the day’s play. Nipun bagged $1566 (INR 1.07 Lakh) and Singh ended up with $1421 (INR 97,715).
Even at the Event #68A: $1000 + 111 No-Limit Hold’em Poker saw Sanjay Taneja, 9stacks qualifier along with Nipun Java and Tarun Ravi all survived Day 1 and now headed to Day 2.