A lot has happened in the poker world in last week. The week was full of thrilling poker action on online as well as live felts. Let’s take a look back at the week.
Deltin Poker Tournament Express Sikkim ran from 14th to 17th march. The series recorded decent numbers on its second run. Ankit Jajodia claimed his first live title in the ₹15K Main Event for ₹3.25 Lakhs. The other winners included Debashis Bal (₹5K Burn N Turn Event for ₹1.60 Lakhs), Sandip Jhawar (₹10K Bounty for ₹85,000), along with the team of Aayush Aggarwal and Rishab Dalmia (₹10K Tag Team for ₹81,300).
Team India has also been trailblazing across International felts. As The Indian Poker Series Winter Edition closed, the Indian challengers were seen in action at the second edition of WPT Vietnam. Madhav Gupta is sitting on top of the Indian scorecard with a score of VND 316,910,000 (₹9.39 Lakhs). Some other names include Shashank Jain, Eka Vedanthamand Kalyan Chakravarthy who have all cashed at the series. India’s Yasheel Doddanavar (333,000) and Vedantham (323,500) were the top stacks among 37 Day 1A survivors.
The most incredible performance came from Abhishek Goindi who finished runner-up at WPT Barcelona Event #6 – €1,100 PLO and bagged around €25,000 (₹19.57 Lakhs).
The European Poker Tour (EPT) Sochi hits the floor at Casino Sochi. Representing Team India at the series are Tathagata Sengupta, Kartik Ved, and Jayjit Ray, along with Aditya Sushant and Anant Purohit.
The third and fourth episodes of the inaugural Global Poker League India were broadcast on Colors Infinity and Colors HD on 16th March. Team managers – Aditya Agarwal (Kolkata Creators), Kavin Shah (Mumbai Jetsetters) and Vidwath Shetty (Bengaluru Hackers) vetted their online qualifiers through the interview round and all six GPL India Teams finally came together for the first time on stage.