This is the first PokerStars Festival hosted at Manilla and it seems to be going great for the Indian poker community. After Viren Kapur bagged the title of PokerStars Open Trophy with massive prize money more movements have been happening in latest poker news with winnings, as more Indians have been picking up titles at the City of Dreams.
The tournament series began on 28th July, 2017 with the christening of several worthy Indian poker players with early titles. After Viren’s win, the winning streak for team India was maintained by Dhanesh Chainani an Indian player who hails from Singapore. Dhanesh beat the poker field of 80 in the ₱11,000 NLH – Knock Out event and made a handsome ₱169,400. He then went on to claim the ₱16,500 No-Limit Hold’em – 6 Handed title and made an amount ₱198,000. At this same event another notable Indian poker player, Dhaval Mudgal Team Pro for PokerMet made ₱67,000 with a fourth place finish at the event.
Aditya Sushant the player who made India proud this year with the first bracelet win at the WSOP’17 raced his way into the top again at the ₱22,000 Open Face Chinese Pineapple event for ₱227,200. He made the win with his first spadie.
At the ₱11,000 NLH – Knock Out event Dhanesh Chainani defeated local poker player Francis Villamar bagging a hefty ₱169,400 in prize money. The event attracted 80 total entries and had a cumulative prize pool of ₱776,000. The top 11 players walking out got paid.
At the OFC Pineapple event a total of 18 players enrolled with a total prize pool of ₱349,200, and the final two were to be paid up. India’s first bracelet winner Aditya Sushant won the event beating Japan’s Katsushima Shinji and grabbed his first Spadie trophy while pocketing a massive ₱227,200 at the end of the race.
At the 6-handed NLHE event a total of 40 players were running with PokerMet team Pro Dhaval Mudgal, along with Dhanesh Chainani. At the end of the race Dhanesh beat Thailand`s Udomkanjananan Wipat in the final heads-up and bagged ₱137,000 in total wins. Mudgal finished fourth and grabbed ₱67,000 at the event.
With such glorious developments abroad at the major poker events it is getting all the more thrilling to rail our favorite Indian poker stars. For all the latest updates on PokerStars Festival stay tuned to Poker Indian Group your most trusted destination for poker news India.