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Paawan Bansal, Ankit Ahuja And Apoorva Goel Qualify For EPT Barcelona 2023 ME Day 2  Poker
Smit Trivedi
Posted on 29 Aug, 2023
By Smit Trivedi
On 29 Aug, 2023
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By Smit Trivedi
On 29 Aug, 2023
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Paawan Bansal, Ankit Ahuja And Apoorva Goel Qualify For EPT Barcelona 2023 ME Day 2 


Indian players have fared well in the ongoing European Poker Tour (EPT) Barcelona 2023. Featuring in the highly anticipated tournament series, the likes of Paawan Bansal, Ankit Ahuja and Apoorva Goel have qualified for Day 2 EPT Main Event (ME) via Day 1B.

The EPT Barcelona 2023 ME flight Day 1B drew 1,261 entries and 438 qualified for Day 2, looking to battle it out for glory and win from a prize pool of €10,010,400. At the end of Day 1B, a total of 438 players managed to make it, with the list containing three above-mentioned poker players.

It is worth noting that Paawan Bansal finds himself to be the most successful Indian player in the EPT Barcelona ME flight Day 1B so far, with 93,000 chips against his name. He sits at the 168 position and is followed by Ankit Ahuja, who sits at the 306th place with 50,500 chips to his tally. 

Goel goes on to complete the Indian contingent of players that are in the contention at the EPT Barcelona 2023 ME, with the poker pro positioned 423rd with 19,000 chips. Another Indian-origin player based out of the US, Nipun Java, is slotted on the 142nd spot with 101,500 chips ahead of Day 2. 


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While the Indian contingent has done well, there still is a long way to go for them, citing the chip difference between them and the top three players with the most chips in the €5,300 EPT Main Event 2023 so far. Let’s have a look at the chip counts at the end of Day 1B.

RANK PLAYER CHIP COUNT
1 Sylwester Fortuna 328,000
2 Wongyu Kang 319,500
3 Younes Hammouchi 287,000
4 Johnny Mendes 280,000
5 Claudio Di Giacomo 266,500
6 Martin Zamani 243,500
7 Brandon Mifsud 239,000
8 Franck Makaci 231,500
9 Antoine Labat 223,500
10 Alexandru Alman 220,000

With the Indian contingent going strong, all we can hope is to see Paawan Bansal, Ankit Ahuja or Apoorva Goel spin magic at the EPT Barcelona 2023 ME and bring home the coveted title. 

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