Indian poker veteran Ramesh Rao Thotapalli has shipped a tournament called Thursday Jackpot in Scotland. The poker pro turned entrepreneur was in Glasgow when he found a tournament happening at the Grosvenor Casino and participated in the event.
Thotapalli who is fondly known as RRT in the poker industry shared an update on his Instagram handle where he stated that he was chip leading the final table. The next update on his Instagram Stories was about him winning the tournament.
This tournament came with a £40 buy-in and the prize pool stood at £2,130. The runner-up in event was a player with initials AY. The total number of entries stood at 47 with 24 being re-entries. The starting stack given in this tourney was £30K and the event had kicked-off at 7 PM on 1st February 2024. The Thursday Jackpot event paid the top seven places and the min-cash was £80. The last player to get paid was Raymond Mario Paciti.
RRT was all smiles as he posed for the winner’s picture. The poker player-businessman is currently in Scotland along with his wife Priti and is sharing some interesting posts from his trip on his Instagram account. More details on RRT’s win are awaited and we will update this story shortly. Stay tuned.
Coming to Thotapalli’s Cards52.com, this online gaming platform made headlines when its valuation reached a $1 Million after a round of funding. Card52’s parent company, Ayron Tech Private Limited saw an influx of funds via angel investors which boosted the brand’s valuation to the abovementioned number. The poker veteran also revealed his thoughts about his firm being valued highly.
He said, “We are excited to receive this funding and support from our investors, which will allow us to take Cards52.com to the next level. We have a strong understanding of the real money gaming industry and are looking forward to introducing new games, safety features and responsible gaming options that will make the platform even more appealing to our players.”
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