WSOP 2017: Andres Korn, Artur Rudziankov, Jens Lakemeier & Thomas Cannuli Win Bracelets

By on July 6, 2017

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The World Series of Poker (WSOP) with it is massive player-crowds, the state of euphoria of the challenge alongside the contentment of winning the big league gold bracelet, always turns out to be an electrifying event. This spectacle has now reached the highlighted $10,000 Main Event and short while ago crowned four new bracelet winners.

The increasing list of deep runs by the contingent has seen the participation of many Indian players for discrete event – like Aditya Agarwal, the team PokerStars pro, whose persistence led to an excellent form and made a deep run in Event 56.

After his 31st finish for $14183, Agarwal achieved his 10th cash of the series. Whereas Kunal Patni, finishing 85th in the event, contrived to cash in the event while pocketing $7626.

Muskan Sethi, who landed up in the 39th position for $8286, as one of India’s leading female pros, was also in the midst of action in Event 58. Also Jaskirat Bindra strongly established her position as the 71st for $5,022. Finishing in the 242nd place, Nikita Luther obtained $2,249 in the thick of other female pros.

The WPT 500 Aria Las Vegas, being a prominent event alongside WSOP, saw the attendance of a number of Indian players. The event saw the participation of the Bollywood actress and poker player Minissha Lamba amongst other Indian players. Rohan Dhawan being the new entrant proved to be a strong player, making it to Day 2 and stacking up $281000 through flight Day 1. Kunal Patni (975,000), Sumit Sapra (763,000), Nipun Java (661,000), Nikita Luther (431,500), Vinod Megalmani (370,000) and Dushyant Shekhawat (284,000) have made it to Day 2 of the beforehand.

Dhaval Mudgal finishing 8th for $3200 in the final table event, had previously been busy at a Rio Daily $235 event that offered $30000 price for the top spot.

Event #56: $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em

Surviving all the 623 runners in the $5,000 No-Limit event Andres Korn became the second-ever WSOP bracelet winner from Argentina. Korn defeated Pete Chen in the heads-up battle to pocket $618,285 and the elusive gold bracelet.

Team PokerStars pro Aditya Agarwal picked up his 10th cash at the series after finishing 31st for $14183. Kunal Patni also managed to cash in the event and finished 85th banking $7,626.

Event #58: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em

1,763-entrants joined the $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em event and the last player standing was Czech Republic based Artur Rudziankov, who became the second player from the country to win a WSOP bracelet.

Muskan Sethi, being one of India’s leading female pros was also in thick of action and finished 39th for $8,286.Jaskirat Bindra too ran deep finishing 71st for $5,022. The event also saw another female pro Nikita Luther cashing $2,249 from her 242nd place finish.

Event #59: $2,500 Big Bet Mix

The $2,500 Big Bet Mix event acquired a prize pool of $443,250 drawing a modest field of 197 hopefuls. Germany’s Jens Lakemeier was the last player standing in the event and won his first WSOP bracelet.

Event #61: The $3,333 Big Grind Online

An online affair i.e. the first ever WSOP.com was the next event on the schedule. The 333 Big Grind Online which attracted a total of 424 entrants (320 unique and 104 re-entries).

Thomas “FLOATZ” Cannuli, 2015 November niner emerged victorious to claim the bracelet along with the top prize of $322,814.

The event saw the top 54 players making in the money and the money bubble burst after “Roldy” ran his ace-king into Adam “HLEDERERER” Owen’s pocket kings.

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