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Jagdeep Singh Finishes 20th For €10,677 (~₹8.37 Lakhs) in The Big Wrap PLO Main Event at King’s Resort, Rozvadov

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  • Attreyee Khasnabis April 9, 2019
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The most popular event of The Big Wrap PLO series, The Big Wrap PLO Main Event, registered a total of 516 entries (412 unique and 104 re-entries), out of which only 16 qualified for Day 3.

Indian challenger Jagdeep Singh was one of three Indians seen in action in the event. One of India’s most accomplished Pot-Limit Omaha players, Singh has several scores in both domestic and international PLO events to his name including – winning the ₹15K Pot Limit Omaha 6-Max at the 2017 DPT February Edition for ₹5.80 Lakhs – 3rd place in the £330 Pot Limit Omaha 6-Max Double Chance at the 2016 WPT National UK partypoker, Nottingham for £2,300 (~₹2.09 Lakhs) – 9th place in Event #64 – $1,500 No Limit Hold’em/Pot Limit Omaha – 8 Handed at the 48th WSOP for a career-best score of $20,181 (~₹14.03 Lakhs).

Singh held the tenth-largest stack at the start of Day 2 and had almost made it to Day 3, but unfortunately became one of the last eliminations of the day. He eventually opened his scorecard at the series with a 20th place finish in the Main Event for €10,677 (~₹8.37 Lakhs).

Gaurav Gala and Manish Goenka were the two other Indian pros who had advanced to Day 2 with stacks of 208,000 and 100,000 respectively. Both were eliminated short of the money bubble yesterday.

Spain’s Juan Antonio Garcia Reverte ended Day 2 in pole position and bagged a massive stack of 7,135,000. He will lead the remaining 16 runners to the final day.


Day 2 Recap

A total of 516 entries (412 unique and 104 re-entries) were registered at The Big Wrap PLO Main Event.

There were three Indian challengers present at the series, and all of them made it to Day 2Jagdeep Singh (568,000), Gaurav Gala (208,000) and Manish Goenka (100,000). Gala and Goenka both busted out before the money line was breached.

Gaurav Gala & Manish Goenka
Gaurav Gala & Manish Goenka

Singh had entered Day 2 with the tenth-largest stack and narrowly missed making the cut for Day 3, as he was one of the last eliminations of the day. He finished 20th for €10,677 (~₹8,37 Lakhs).

Jagdeep Singh
Jagdeep Singh

With only the top 55 places assured payouts, the race to finish in the money was highly competitive. Germany’s ‘Jurgen Kracht’ was the first player to finish in the money and he min-cashed for €5,284.

Other notables who finished in the money included Marco Hafez (17th for €11,755), Ondrej Pulec (24th for €8,520), Fabian Riebau-Schmithals (26th for €8,520), Robert William James Cowen (30th for €7,441) and Indian-origin Paresh Mahendra Doshi (49th for €5,284).

With only 16 runners left in contention, Spain’s Juan Antonio Garcia Reverte secured the biggest stack of 7,135,000 heading into the final day of the Main Event. Fellow Spaniard Lautaro Valentino Guerra Cabrerizo booked the runner-up spot on the leaderboard with a count of 5,490,000, while Russia’s Sergei Verkhoturov rounded up the top three stacks with 4,400,000 in chips.

Top 10 Chip Counts At the End of Day 2

1. Juan Antonio Garcia Reverte – 7,135,000

2. Lautaro Valentino Guerra Cabrerizo – 5,490,000

3. Sergei Verkhoturov – 4,400,000

4. Pascal Foged – 3,970,000

5. ‘Kianator’ – 3,700,000

6. Ali Balci – 3,440,000

7. Peter Muehlbek – 3,120,000

8. Lauri Sakari Varonen – 3,070,000

9. Tomasz Kozub – 2,945,000

10. Goekhan Oenal – 2,940,000

Content & Images Courtesy: Kings Casino, Rozvadov

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