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July 11, 2018
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Nishant Sharma finishes on 34th place in WSOP

By Shalini Singh @Shalini_Singh15

It was a historical day in making as 9stacks qualifier Nishant Sharma made it to Day 6 in Main Event with 109 players remaining in the fray.

It has been a wonderful journey for the Indian challengers who are competing in the WSOP 2018 (World Series of Poker 2018).

India had a stellar run last year with two bracelet wins in 2017, and the poker pros continued their dominant run this year as well.

Nikita Luther has already won a bracelet for India and Aditya Sushant and Srinivas Balasubramanium have reached the final tables of two tournaments.

The $10,000 NLHE Main Event World Championship witnessed an impressive Indian participation where 22 runners sailed past the battlegrounds to progress in the tournament.

The Second-day play was split into two flights and 11 Indians survived Day 3 to reach Day 4.

9stacks qualifiers Nishant Sharma (5,800,000)and Vivek Rughani (1,545,000) survived Day 4 and kept crossing hurdles to make it to Day 6.

Being among 109 survivors in the Main Event, they managed to keep the dream of winning another bracelet alive.

Nishant Sharma, an emerging poker player has been playing poker for 1.5 years and he has notched up big scores across online and live poker tournaments in India and overseas.

Nishant Sharma kept giving a tough fight to his opponent before getting eliminated at the 34th place.

Nishant Sharma opened for 425,000, but Aram Zobian made it 1,225,000 in the cutoff. Sharma tried to come back in the game, but he hit the rail.

Apart from Nishant Sharma, many other Indians have also performed exceptionally well in the tournament.

Karthik Ved, WSOP debutant also reached to Day 5 in the WSOP, but he busted out towards the fag end of the day before finishing in the 128th place.

He also took home his career-best cash of $57,010 which amounts to approximately 39.20 lakhs.

Nishant Sharma finished in 34th place with $230,475.

Shalini Singh @Shalini_Singh15

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

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