Bansal busted on 40th position and walked away with $13,730. While everyone was keeping a tab on Bansal’s game, Siddharth Karia who was also grinding in this event was grinding deep too. He took the 28rd spot and pocketed $16,740. Other Indians who grinded in this event include Neel Joshi (46th, $11,360), Sriharsha Doddapaneni (185th, $3,800), Aditya Agarwal (213th, $3,360), Chiraag Patel (292nd, $3,006), Paawan Bansal (299th, $2,631), Arsh Grover (378th, $2,406) and Indian origin player Kunal Punjwani (164th spot, $3,800).
Other notable grinders who were grinding in this event include five-time WSOP bracelet winner Shaun Deeb, two-time bracelet winners Brett Shaffer, Bryan Piccioli, Yuliyan Kolev, David Baker, Ryan Hughes, Steve Sung, Brandon Shack-Harris among others.
Although Bansal was on the 9th spot just a few minutes ago, he now takes the 23rd position and has a stack of 3,400,000.
Day 2 of Event #85: $1,500 The Closer began at 5 PM on Sunday, 17th July. Raghav Bansal has been grinding deep in this event as he holds the 9th position at Level 30. Bansal has a stack of 3,400,000 chips. When Day 2 of this event started, Bansal had the second biggest stack from Day 1A as he was sitting with 1,600,000 in his kitty. Ahmed Karrim was the chip lead with a stack of 1,695,000. No other Indian was in the top chip counts.
One of the significant hands of Bansal in this event was when he took down a pot of 2,000,000 in the middle when the board opened to A ♦ K ♠Q ♦ 4 ♣2 ♦ . Bansal, who was on the cutoff spot, immediately bet 450,000 to his opponent on the button. The opponent was tanking for some time until he relinquished his cards.
Aditya Agarwal is the other Indian who is grinding in this event. He is at the 75th spot and has a stack size of 410,000.
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