Estrellas Poker Tour ME 2023: India’s Ankit Ahuja Makes Final Table

Indian pros are shining brightly on the international poker circuit. On the heels of Pradeep Sharma’s power-packed heroics in the WPT Prime Taiwan 2023, seasoned poker pro Ankit Ahuja is currently making waves. Ahuja, who is now participating in the €1,100 Estrellas Poker Tour (ESPT) Main Event 2023, has made us proud by reaching the final table. Ahuja, who is ranked sixth in India’s All-Time Money List with $1,513,528 at the time of writing, finished Day 4 with the fourth largest stack of 32,200,000 chips and is on his path to becoming the first Indian to ship the ESPT Main Event.

The remaining six contenders are led by Lucien Cohen holding 65,500,000 in chips. The Frenchman 30 percent of the chips into an added Day 5 on Monday and is a crowd favourite to win the big title.

Lucien Cohen leads the remaining six challengers with 65,500,000 in chips. The Frenchman has 30 percent of the chips into an extra Day 5 on Monday and is the overwhelming favourite to capture the coveted title. The closest challenger to Cohen is Petros Karadimos of Greece, who climbed up the leaderboard after winning a huge flip to bust Diogo Ferreira with just 10 players remaining.

While each of the final six is guaranteed at least € 136,850, they will keep their eyes on the massive € 676,230 top prize money. The runner-up will walk away with an impressive € 415,320 for his efforts. 

Final Table Chip Counts

  1. Lucien Cohen – 65,500,000
  2. Petros Karadimos – 42,200,000
  3. Danilo Velasevic – 40,900,000
  4. Ankit Ahuja – 32,200,000
  5. Ferdinando D’Alessio – 30,100,000
  6. Avihai Smadga -11,000,000

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