Indian poker pro Aayush Arya shipped the Deepstack 20/15/10 event at the ongoing World Poker Tour (WPT) Cambodia 2024 at NagaWorld. Arya, who is a live and online poker reg, had a payday of $9,152 (~₹7,60,992) for his top place finish.
The event had 51 total entries (46 unique entries) and the final prize pool stood at $24,735. This $550 buy-in tournament paid the top seven places and the min-cash was. The Deepstack 20/15/10 event saw Arya beat Chinese poker player Qiuyao Dong to nail the top spot and the coveted WPT trophy.
Apart from the title winner Arya, India’s Asish Kumar Ghosh also made it to the list of players who got paid in the Deepstack event. This player took a pay cheque of $1,855 (₹1,54,247) for his fifth place finish.
Talking about Arya, this pro had clinched the prestigious World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet in the 2023 online edition of the poker series. Arya took down Event #22: $400 COLOSSUS to grab the WSOP gold bracelet along with a prize money worth ~₹2.76 Crore ($331,878). He also nailed the 65K High Roller for a sum of ₹36.63 Lakh at the Deltin Poker Tournament (DPT) April 2022.
Arya took the lion’s share from the final prize pool which stood at ₹1,65,86,025 thanks to the 281 total entries registered for the marquee tournament. This High Roller title was Arya’s first DPT victory which made it all the more special.
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