The World Poker Tour (WPT) Prime Cambodia 2022 has seen a successful run by the India contingent. Held at the NagaWorld Integrated Resorts in Phnom Penh, the WPT Prime Cambodia 2022 series saw three Indian poker pros, namely, Adda52 Game Ambassador Kunal Patni, Jasven Saigal, and Gaurav Sood made it to the final table of the $550 Mystery Bounty event.
The WPT Event #7 Mystery Bounty took place on 15th and 16th August and had two starting flights. In total, the event welcomed 250 entries, 151 from Flight Day 1A and 99 from Day 1B. The regular prize pool had $80,000 guarantee while the bounty prize pool had $41,250. There were 31 players who made the money and moved to the final day of the event. Canada’s Alexander Puchalski led the 31 survivors with a huge stack of 1,032,000 chips. Japan’s Yuri Ishida was the second highest in chip stack with 856,000 chips.
The final table of the Mystery Bounty was soon reached, and sitting among the final table contenders are WPT $300 Deepstack NLH winner Kunal Patni, Gaurav Sood, and Jasven Saigal. Patni entered Day 2 with 186,000 chips, Sood with 366,000 chips, and Saigal had 414,000 chips at the start of the final day. This is also Patni’s third final table of the series proving that this banker turned poker pro is going strong in the series.
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Out of the 31 players who made it to the final day, Ankit Wadhawan entered Day 2 with the third highest chip stack of 514,000. Wadhawan was not the only Indian who made it to Day 2 of the Mystery Bounty event. Fellow Indians Dhaval Mudgal (354,000), Laksh Pal Singh (307,000), Ashish Munot (184,000), and Somashekhar KM (27,000) also made it.
This event is the IOPC Jan 2021 Main Event winner’s first bag and cash of the series. Something that he took to social media to share. Check out Singh’s post below.
There is one Mystery Bounty reward worth $10,000 that will be up for grabs along with two $5,000 rewards that players will want to get their hands on.
The winner of the Mystery Bounty event will take home a WPT Prime trophy along with the first-place prize of $18,400 and the bounty rewards.
Donna Amo was a writer at Gutshot Magazine. She is a graduate from Sophia College of Women, Mumbai with a degree in English Literature. When this October born foodie is not writing content or poetry, she spends her time laughing at memes or watching series. Based out of Mizoram, she is drawn to all things nature and has a soft spot for puppies.
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