Indian challengers seem to be enjoying the summer of 2018 in Las Vegas as they are all in for the World Series of Poker. Delhi’s Naman Madan-known to be a high-stakes pro-has entered Event# 42- the $25,000 PLO 8-Handed High Roller. Madan has moved to Day 2 with a chip count of 2,72,500. This has put him in 33rd place among 101 survivors. Going by the looks of it, Event#42 could be Madan’s account-opener in the WSOP.

Two more Indians, Raghav Bansal and Yudhister Jaswal, managed to pocket INR3.54 Lakh each, in Event#39- $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Shootout.

Other 2018 WSOP Events- A Quick Glance

Event #34: $1,000 Double Stack No Limit Hold ‘em. Now, there are three players at the final table. Watch Robert Peacock (3,82,00,000), Nicholas Salimbene (1,04,00,000) and Joshua Turner (84,00,000) battle on the final Day 5.

Event #37: $1,500 No Limit Hold ‘em- Eric Baldwin and Ian Steinman will clash in the heads-up.

Event #39: $1,500 NLH Shootout- Anthony Reategui is leading the final table with a stack of 6,72,500.

Event #40: $2,500 Mixed Big Bet-the final table is down to five players. With 15,56,000 in stacks, Scott Bohlman is leading with a huge margin.

Event #42: $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 8-Handed High Roller

The $25,000 PLO 8-Handed High Roller inaugural run is over. After 10 levels of play, the field is now left with 101 players out of 192. Indian high-roller Madan made it to Day 2 along with some of the international biggies.

Two-time bracelet winner Nipun Java took to satellite for an entry into this event. But the Indian pro could not make it to the end of day chip counts list.

Top 10 Chip Counts At The End Of Day 1

  1. Konstantin Beylin – 6,17,500
  2. Veselin Karakitukov – 5,49,500
  3. Daniel Negreanu – 5,32,000
  4. Aaron Katz – 5,25,000
  5. George Wolff – 5,04,500
  6. David Len Ashby – 4,98,500
  7. Bogdan Capitan – 4,96,000
  8. Fraser MacIntyre – 4,82,000
  9. Craig Varnell – 4,79,500
  10. Chance Kornuth – 4,73,500

Other notables who have entered Day 2 include- Robert Mizrachi (4,53,000), Jason Koon (3,25,000), Brian Rast (3,17,500), Phil Galfond (2,88,500), Paul Volpe (2,58,500) and Mike Gorodinsky (2,34,000).

A prize pool of $45,60,000 is indicating a hefty payout for those ready to give all in.

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