Shekhar wins the 5K Warm Up event
Time: 05:00 Level: 21 Blinds: 10,000/20,000/3,000
Once Uladislav Dats got eliminated in 3rd place, Shekhar and Alexey were facing each other for the title heads-up. In the last hand, Shekhar went all-in and got a snap call from Alexey. At the showdown:
Alexey hit a pair as well as a straight draw on flop but, with on turn and on river, Shekhar won the pot and the trophy.
Top 3 payouts:
Shekhar: Rs 160,000
Alexey: Rs 98,000
Uladislav Dats: Rs 70,650
“Feeling good..! Final table was challenging. Didn’t wanted to chop, doesn’t matter whatever place I could have ended up but I did it finally”, said an elated Shekhar.
Yauhen Paulouski (5th/Rs 38,000) and Rishabh Gupta (4th/Rs 50,500) eliminated
Time: 03:45 Level: 19 Blinds: 6,000/12,000/2,000
Yauhen was the first to bust out of the last 5 remaining players. He earned Rs 38,000 for the 5th place finish.
In the last hand which Rishabh played, Shekhar went all-in preflop with and Risabh called all-in showing . Community gave 2 pair to Shekhar to win the pot. Rishabh bagged Rs 50,500 in the 4th place.
Game resumes after the break; Remaining 5 players’ chip count
Time: 03:18 Level: 18 Blinds: 4,000/8,000/1000
Rishabh Gupta – 208,000
Shekhar – 168,000
Uladislav Dats – 165,000
Alexy – 138,500
Yauhen Paulouski – 84,000
Anuj (7th/Rs 22,500) and Shyamal Sharma (6th/Rs 29,000) eliminated
Time: 02:45 Level: 17 Blinds: 3,000/6,000/500
Anuj and Shaymal fell in the race to the title. Anuj departed first in the 7th place bagging Rs 22,500.
Shyamal went all-in preflop with and got a call from Uladislav Dats who showed . Flop gave trips to Shyamal but turn and river gave runner-runner straight to Uladislav Dats. Shyamal got eliminated in 6th place for Rs 29,000.
The last lady standing rewarded with Rs 10,000
Time: 02:32 Level: 17 Blinds: 3,000/6,000/500
The tournament drew several female poker players for whom the organizers announced a reward of Rs 10,000 for the last lady standing. Sheena Sareen won this prize placing 23rd in the tournament. Although, she couldn’t make it to the money, she took home Rs 10,000.
Leo (9th) and Madibek (8th) eliminated
Time: 02:15 Level: 16 Blinds: 2,500/5,000/500
The first casualty at the final table was Leo. He finished 9th in the tournament for Rs 14,000. After a few hands, Madibek was up against an opponent with his . He lost his entire stack with on board and the opponent having . Madibek bagged Rs 17,600 for his effort till 8th place.