India’s only female World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner Nikita Luther has officially ended her European Poker Tour (EPT) 2022 Barcelona journey. The Spartan Poker pro shared on Instagram that she wrapped up the season and what she plans to do next. Luther shared an Instagram story that showed her player receipt from the EPT 2022 Barcelona High Roller and a picture of the beach. She captioned the two pictures saying, “And it’s a wrap. Busted Day 2 of EPT Barcelona HR and now it’s drinks on the beach and relax for a few days before heading home.” (sic) She ended the caption with a red heart emoji.
As per the hand reported by a leading poker news site, Luther was all-in for about 125,000 from the cutoff position against Norway’s Morten Klein in the hijack. On the board of 4 ♣ 7 ❤ J ♦ 5 ♦ 7 ♦ Luther showed A ♣ Q ❤ , while Klein flipped A ♠ K ❤ , which led to Luther’s elimination.
Luther is quite active on her social media handles and often posts about her whereabouts. A few days ago, she shared an Instagram story in which she shared that a foreign player asked her where she was from. When she told him she was from India, the player reverted, saying she should go back and that nobody wants her there. While many fans and followers felt it was a racial insult, she later clarified with another Instagram story, stating that he said so because she was tough to play against and he meant it as a joke. Read the full incident here.
The female pro had progressed to Day 2 of the EPT 2022 Barcelona High Roller event with a stack of 125,500 chips (63 BB). However, she couldn’t make further and was eliminated. Apart from the High Roller, she also played the EPT 2022 Barcelona Main Event and the Estrellas Poker Tour (ESPT) Main Event, where she finished 16th and cashed €27,930 (approximately ₹22,82,458).
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