Indian poker challenger Bharat Janardhan’s run in the WSOP Europe
World Series of Poker Europe was a busy event as it witnessed four events running simultaneously alongside each other on October 22. It started with the €1,100 Monster Stack and declared Timur Margolin as the winner. Apart from that the other events that were played out were the €1,650 Mixed PLO/NLHE, €2,200 Pot-Limit Omaha 8-Handed and WSOPE King’s Trophy Event.
Indian poker player Bharath Janardhan who fought hard for making it to the Day in the €1,650 Mixed PLO/NLHE sadly hit the rail early in the day. However, he must have got happy after collecting €2,564 from his 29th place finish in the event. Israeli poker pro Netanal Amedi topped the eight survivors with the largest stack at the end of the day while Hong Kong’s Anson Tsang bagged chips worth 931,000 in the €2,200 Pot-Limit Omaha 8-Handed which was the highest among 35 survivors.
Another event at the 2018 WSOPE, the €2,250 buy-in King’s Trophy Event witnessed 75 entries on its opening flight where the top 35 contenders included Baadshah Gaming co-founder Madhav Gupta who made it through Day 2. Israel’s Dor Mey Tal held the chip lead with 251,000 chips with him. The second has already started.
Talking about €1,650 Mixed PLO/NLHE 42 players had returned for Day 2 aiming for € 86,956 grand prize and the gold bracelet of WSOP.
India’s Bharath Janardhan returned with a stack of 72,000 at the end of Day 1 and he was seated along with Romain Lewis, Julien Sitbon, Chris Ferguson, Anthony Zinno, Richard Toth and Majid Ejhal Noubarian. Janardhan lost a big three-way pot that he played against Lewis and Toth. Shortly after that Janardhan got busted in 29th place for €2,564.
One of the featured events on the schedule, the 2018 WSOPE King’s Trophy Event which had €2,500 buy-in a million hosted its first starting flight on Monday. India’s Madhav Guota (38,500) was seen in action at the event who sailed thriugh Day 2. Gupta expressed his happiness on Facebook where he writes, ” Super short bag for Day 2 of the King’s Cup. Bad last two levels, but a bag nonetheless! “