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WSOP 2024 Main Event: 11 Indians Make Day 3 Poker
Mrinal Gujare
Posted on 09 Jul, 2024
By Mrinal Gujare
On 09 Jul, 2024
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By Mrinal Gujare
On 09 Jul, 2024
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WSOP 2024 Main Event: 11 Indians Make Day 3


The intense grind of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2024 Main Event (ME) 2D has finally concluded with 2,068 runners surviving the bloodbath from a player pool of 4,441. After four starting day flights, players from Day 1A, AB, 1C had to battle it out in Day 2ABC while survivors from 1D locked horns in 2D to reach Day 2.

The official number of players making Day 3 is 3,617. When it comes to Indians competing in the Main Event, we have a total of 11 players getting ready for Day 3 grind. Tarun Goyal bagged the biggest stack (496,000) among Indians who made Day 3.

Indians In WSOP 2024 Main Event

Day 2D saw nine players make Day 3. These include Tarun Goyal, Kavin Shah (385,000), Arun Sriram (243,000), Siddarth Singhvi (200,500), Sreekant Krishnamoorthy (148,500), Zarvan Tumboli (133,000), Kunal Punjwani (102,500), Sriharsha Doddapaneni (70,000), and Akshay Bharadwaj (54,000). From Day 2ABC, only two Indians survived ahead and they are Santhosh Suvarna (91,500) and Deepankur Gupta (91,000). 

Tarun Goyal

Indians Who Qualified For Day 3 

  • Tarun Goyal – 496,000
  • Kavin Shah – 385,000
  • Arun Sriram – 243,000
  • Siddarth Singhvi – 200,500
  • Sreekantin Krishnamoorthy – 148,500
  • Zarvan Tumboli – 133,000
  • Kunal Punjwani – 102,500
  • Santhosh Suvarna – 91,500
  • Deepankur Gupta – 91,000
  • Sriharsha Doddapaneni – 70,000
  • Akshay Bharadwaj – 54,000

WSOP 2024 Main Event 

The total entries settled at 10,112, which led to the prize pool resting at $94,041,600. The first place finisher is staring at a prize money of $10 Million and the runner-up will grab a pay cheque of $6 Million. The top 1,517 will be paid with the min-cash being $15,000. 

Coming to Day 2D, Alex Livingston, a familiar face at the WSOP, sits atop the leaderboard with a chip stack of 750,500. This Canadian pro isn’t new to deep runs in the Main Event. He secured a third-place finish in 2019, taking home a cool $4 Million, and cashed twice before that. Livingston’s already a bracelet winner, capturing gold in the 2022 $1,500 Seven Card Stud event. With his experience and a healthy stack, Livingston is definitely a contender to watch out for.

Donovan Dean, a poker regular in the southern and midwestern US, finished Day 2 with a respectable 639,500 chips. While he fell short of his personal goal of exceeding 700,000, Dean remains optimistic and hungry for his first WSOP bracelet. No stranger to success, he boasts two WSOPC rings and over $1.3 Million in lifetime earnings. Day 3 presents a golden opportunity for Dean to inch closer to poker glory.


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Poker powerhouse Adam Friedman sits comfortably with 581,000 chips. This five-time WSOP bracelet winner boasts an impressive track record that few can match. Friedman emphasises patience and experience as key moving forward. He’s no stranger to deep runs in the Main Event, cashing five times previously, including a 43rd place finish in his first Main Event appearance back in 2005. With two decades of experience and a sizable stack, Friedman is determined to leverage his expertise and potentially “break even for the summer” as he puts it.

With these heavyweights and many more talented players still in the running, Day 3 promises to be an intense battle for poker supremacy. The WSOP Main Event continues to unfold, and only time will tell who will walk away with the coveted champion’s title.

Image Credit: Rachel Kay Winter/Pokernews.com

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