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July 7, 2018
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Kavin Shah and Dharmesh Patel make it through to Day 3 in Main Event

By Shalini Singh @Shalini_Singh15

Kavin Shah and Dharmesh Patel have stormed through making it through to Day 3 in Main Event of WSOP and Raghav Bansal and Aditya Sushant have made it to Day 2 in $1,500 NLHE.

The 2018 WSOP (World Series of Poker) is heading towards its end and it has captivated the fans with its gripping action this year.

With the beginning of Day 2 of the event of the WSOP Main Event and conclusion of the opening day of Event #66: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em, Team India continued making big strides in the tournament.

The $10,000 NLHE MAIN EVENT – World Championship has been a great event thus far. It attracted 7,874 entries but only 4,611 players could make it till the end at the end of Day 2AB.

1,235 participants proceeded to Day 3 after surviving the combined field of Day 1A and 1B.

Six members of team India, Aditya Sushant, Rohan Dhawan, Raghav Bansal, Dharmesh Patel, Kavin Shah and Jaswinder ‘Bobbe’ Suri were fighting it out to claim the much sought-after rewards at the Main Event.

However, only two challengers, Shah (88,000) and Patel (67,100) could make it past to Day 2AB.

Moreover, 19 Indian survivors  of Day 1C would be seen in action on Day 2C  with Paawan Bansal (150,700), Yudhishter Jaswal (76,300), Jaideep Sajwan (91,100), Nikita Luther(71,000), Apoorva Goel (69,400), Paawan Bansal (150,700),  Kartik Ved (66,500), Shashank Jain (69,300), Aditya Agarwal(60,300), Akash Malik (54,000), Sriharsha Doddapaneni (45,200), Muskan Sethi(43,800), Nipun Java (34,800), Amit Jain (53,000), Vikram Kumar (28,700) and Abhinav Iyer(8,600) and Jasven Saigal (12,800) with 9 stacks qualifiers Vivek Rughani (111,800), Nishant Sharma (63,200) and Mayank Jaggi (79,500) are still alive in the race.

On the other hand, Event #66: $1,500 No-Limit Hold ‘em opened with 1,351 entries but only 227  could bag chips till the Day 1.

From the Indian contingent, WSOP bracelet winner Aditya Sushant (105,900),  Raghav Bansal (45,900) and Indian-origin Shyam Srinivasan (78,000) made it through to Day 2

John Pannucci (235,400) was the leading holder of chips.

Event #65: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em MAIN EVENT – World Championship

The Day 2AB of Event #65: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em MAIN EVENT – World Championship started with 2,460 runners returning to the battlefield but only about 1,235 could survive the days play.

Aditya Sushant, Raghav Bansal, Rohan Dhawan, Dharmesh Patel, Kavin Shah and Jaswinder ‘Bobbe’ Suri represented India in the main event.

Unfortunately, only two players from the starting six made it through to Day 3.

Shalini Singh @Shalini_Singh15

A Writer | A Reader | Above all- A Human Being constantly looking forward to pushing the envelopes!

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