Popular Indian poker player, Paawan Bansal had participated in Event #37: $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER No-Limit Hold’em of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2022. This online reg has finished in the 359th position. Bansal lost a 70 Big Blind pot (AKs<AQo all-in pre) to his opponent and exited the tournament.
Apart from Bansal, other Indian players who were also seen grinding in this tournament were Muskan Sethi, Siddharth Karia, WSOP bracelet winner Aditya Sushant, Neel Joshi, Meherzad Munsaf, Anirudh Mudimela and Kunal Patni.
Day 2 of this thrilling event came to an end with 232 survivors bagging and tagging at the end of day. Sadly, none of the Indian players could make it. American player Tom Thomas is leading the pack of survivors with 2,875,000 chips (115 Big Blinds) in his kitty.
Players like Ved, Sushant, Munsaf, Sethi, and Mudimela qualified via flight Day 1B. Patni, Bansal, Karia and Joshi qualified via Day 1A. The prize pool for the MILLIONAIRE MAKER tournament stands at $10,627,935.
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This tournament had a gigantic player field of 7,961. One can only imagine the eagerness and zeal with which the players came out to participate in this event. A total of 199,025,000 chips are in play. With the average stack size being 857,866 chips. 1,700 entries battled it out on Day 2 of Event #37: $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER No-Limit Hold’em. But only 232 will take the game forward.
The fight for the top title and prize is on. The game resumes on Day 3 and will see some known pros locking horns for the MILLIONAIRE MAKER title. As for the Indian players in WSOP 2022, the hopes are still alive for a gold bracelet to come home.
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