Oct 24, 2019

WSOP 2019: Kartik Ved Headlines the Main Event Updates

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All Eyes on the Main Event!

WSOP 2019 is witnessing many Indians having deeper runs with several debutants getting the international poker circuit amazed by their skills. Headlining this, is none other Kartik Ved who is now representing the Indian team in the most-coveted event, the Main Event.

Here’s a quick recap of WSOP 2019 between July 5 & July 10:

Event #73 ($10,000 Main Event Championship)

July 5

Day 1C kicked-off with an unreal field of 4,879 players which later came down to 3,664 players. Among these survivors were a group of 9 Indian poker pros, which was led by Vivek Rughani with a stack of 171,300.

Others included, Shravan Chhabria (114,800 – 144 big blinds), Madhav Gupta (99,200 – 124 big blinds), Raghav Bansal (96,900 – 121 big blinds), Kartik Ved (81,500 – 102 big blinds), Aditya Sushant (47,000 – 59 big blinds), Aditya Agarwal (41,300 – 52 big blinds), Dhaval Mudgal (39,800 – 50 big blinds) and Paawan Bansal (27,400 – 24 big blinds).

July 6

From the first two starting flights, only four players made it to Day 3. This small group is led by Yudhishter Jaswal (346,600- 144 big blinds) who is trailed by Siddharth Karia (294,800 – 123 big blinds), Ankit Ahuja (275,200 – 115 big blinds) and Kunal Patni (66,500 – 83 big blinds).

July 7

On Day 2C, a huge group of 25 Indians was a part of the action, but only 11 of them survived to enter Day 3. Some of the familiar ones among them were, Ashish Kasaraneni (347,900 – 144 big blinds), Kartik Ved (285,100 – 119 big blinds), Tarun Goyal (238,400 – 99 big blinds), Shashank Jain (235,500 – 98 big blinds), Aditya Agarwal (213,700 – 89 big blinds) and Romit Advani (112,700 – 47 big blinds).

July 8

Among the 1,286 survivors, ten Indians made it through, but it was Kartik Ved who outshined the Indian contingent with a healthy stack of 970,000.

Here is the list of Indian qualifiers.

 

Player

Chip Count

Kartik Ved

970,000

Akshay Nasa

900,000

Yudhishter Jaswal

776,000

Ashish Kasaraneni

399,000

Romit Advani

314,000

Ankit Ahuja

286,000

Jaideep Sajwan

175,000

Aditya Agarwal

136,000

Goonjan Mall

115,000

Siddharth Karia

113,000

 

The Indians who ended their quest to win the main event were, Kunal Patni, Shashank Jain, Tarun Goyal, Abhishek Rathodand Kunal Punjwani.

July 9

On Day 4, only three Indians managed to sail through the rough waters and entered Day 5 with 351 other players. They were, Kartik Ved secured a stack of 2,243,000 (93 big blinds), Yudhishter Jaswal (1,333,000 – 56 big blinds) and Akshay Nasa (670,000 – 28 big blinds).

A number of notable players finished in the money on Day 4, namely, Ankit Ahuja (822nd for $18,535 – ₹12.70 Lakhs), Aditya Agarwal (844th for $18,535 – ₹12.70 Lakhs), Siddharth Karia (944th for $17,135 – ₹11.74 Lakhs) and Romit Advani (1,005th for $15,970 – ₹10.94 Lakhs).

July 10

Day 5 witnessed only 106 players in carrying their stacks to Day 6. Only 3 Indians had advanced to this day but only Kartik Ved managed to survive with an unreal stack of 5,085,000 chips.

Sadly, Akshay Nasa (307th for $38,240 - ₹26.13 Lakhs) & Yudhishter Jaswal (26st for $ 43,935 - ₹ 30 Lakh) went to rails making good money.

Event #71 (SALUTE TO WARRIORS – $500 No-Limit Hold’em)

Two Indians finished in the money on Day 3 among a field of 1,723 players. They were Aditya Systla (14th for $5,819 – ₹4 Lakhs) and Sachidananda Sivakumar (141st for $865 (~₹59,552).

Event #75 ($1000 +$111 Little One for One Drop)

July 6

A field of 702 players whittled down to 253 players on Day 1A. Among the survivors were three Indians, namely Sanjay Sharma (175,400 – 110 big blinds), Nishant Sharma (107,100 – 70 big blinds) and Deepak Bothra (41,200 – 26 big blinds).

July 7

1,537 players started-off on Day 1B which later shrunk down to 590. Among these were eight Indian challengers led by Rahul Byrraju with a stack of 248,500.

The chip count for the Indian contingent is as follows:

Player

Chip Count

Rahul Byrraju

248,500

Akash Malik

116,500

Madhav Gupta

114,300

Jasven Saigal

90,000

Raghav Bansal

59,200

Meherzad Munsaf

31,500

Satchit Kapur

30,000

Aditya 'Bitti' Agarwal

26,600

 

July 8

Day 1C witnessed a big group of 14 Indians furthering their goal of winning a WSOP title. This group was led by Aditya Systla with a stack of 184,600.

Team India’s chip count at the end of Day 1C:

Player

Chip Count

Aditya Systla

184,600

Shashank Jain

179,300

Vivek Rughani

166,600

Karan Radia

167,100

Nipun Java

162,300

Kunal Punjwani

85,500

Dhaval Mudgal

76,900

Muskan Sethi

71,200

Kunal Patni

63,600

Ankush Agarwala

62,600

 

July 9

Out of the 25 Indians who had advanced to Day 2, six of them had gone ahead with their stacks to Day 3. The group was once again led by Rahul Byrraju with a stack of 937,000.

Others were, Ashish Ahuja (826,000 – 52 big blinds), Madhav Gupta (810,000 – 51 big blinds), Vivek Rughani (509,000 – 32 big blinds), Aditya Systla (411,000 – 26 big blinds) and Sanjay Sharma (180,000 – 11 big blinds).

The players who busted in the money were Kunal Punjwani (468th for $2,400 – ₹1.64 Lakhs) and Raghav Bansal (671st for $1,692 – ₹1.15 Lakhs).

Event #78 ($1,500 PLO Bounty)

July 9

Attracting a total of 1,130 players, Day 1 of the event saw three Indians advancing to Day 2. They were, Aditya Sushant (215,300 – 134 big blinds), Kunal Patni (173,900 – 108 big blinds) and Minissha Lamba (100,700 – 63 big blinds).

WSOP 2019 is nearing its conclusion. Make the most of it, Team India as you did so far. All the best!

 

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