As WPT India starting 7th November 2017 at Deltin Royale Casino Goa inches closer, the race for the coveted WPT India Player of the Year (POY) title tightens up with many players and pros vying hard for the glory ahead. Interestingly enough, the top four players are at par with each of them holding 600 POY points. Adda52 Team Pro- Amit Jain is among the leaders for the POY title with 600 points. In September 2017, Amit won DPT 75K High Roller, which helped him to accumulate 600 POY points to climb WPT India POY leaderboard. Another player in lead is Nitin Gupta who won DPT Main Event back in July 2017, which eventually gave him 600 POY points to climb up the leaderboard.Among other players ahead in the race for WPT India POY title is Rajnish Kumar from Patna who won DPT High Roller Event in July this year and earned 600 POY points. Another player holding 600 POY points is Vikram Kumar “Lungi” who didn’t win a big event but claimed a small event-DPT 15K Bounty in September. He also made three deep runs across DPT High Roller and 2 DPT PLO events.
A Look at Top 10 Players in WPT India Player of the Race:
1 – Amit Jain – 600 points
2 – Nitin Gupta – 600 points
3 – Rajnish Kumar – 600 points
4 – Vikram Kumar – 600 points
5 – Jaydeep Dawer – 580 points
6 – Akshay Nasa – 540 points
7 – Kiran Kumar – 540 points
8 – Sahil Agarwal – 540 points
9 – Ashish Jain – 480 points
10 – Rajesh Goyal – 480 points
While the above poker players from India hold the edge, the rest of the top 15 players from the country falling within the 400-point range are also in contention for the WPT India POY title.
The WPT India POY race is a sponsored program by Adda52.com in collaboration with the World Poker Tour (WPT). The eventual winner of this race receives around US$5,000, which is worth of buy-ins to WPT and/or Deltin Poker Tournaments in India aboard the Deltin Royale Casino, Goa.
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WPT India POY Qualifying Events
The POY race officially began at the Deltin Poker Tour Goa back in July this year and was followed by another edition of Deltin Poker Tour Goa in September this year. Here is the list of qualifying events:
- Deltin Poker Tour Goa – July 20-24
- Deltin Poker Tour Goa – September 6-11
- WPTDeepStacks India – November 7-1
With the WPT POYs gearing up to be nail-biter endings, a large number of the Indian poker players and pros is expected to attend the upcoming WPT India event, which is scheduled to take place from 7th to 13th November at Deltin Royale Goa. According to WPT, some international players will also be attending the event. While the two WPT Champions Club members, Sam Panzica and Daniel Weinmann have already confirmed their attendance, some more are expected to give their confirmations very soon.
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Meanwhile good news for Indian players looking forward to WPT India event: Adda52.com is hosting DOPT Series wherein the topper of the DOPT Leaderboard gets a free ticket to 55K WPT India Main Event, which is slated to run from 10th to 13th November onboard Deltin Royale Casino Goa.
Play WPT India Satellites on Adda52.com
Adda52.com is also running WPT India satellites, which seek to qualify as many 60 players for WPT India events. Players can join these satellites for as low as INR 110 and win the tickets to WPT India events. The satellites have already started and will run till 7th November. For the details, click HERE!
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