Quick 5 with Poker Pros: Himanshu Dwivedi

Posted On 23 Feb, 2020 0

Don’t you agree that it is always amusing to look inside the lives of sportsmen championing in their specific arenas? If you have that eagerness too, then we have a great piece for you today! FTRpoker recently introduced a series of a short and crispy features called Quick 5 with Poker Pros and here we are with our Quick 5 questions with circuit grinder Himanshu Dwivedi.

Born in the historic city of Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, Dwivedi stepped into the world of poker in the year 2016. And ever since then, he has been playing plenty of online poker, crushing and cashing in several events in the country. 

Undoubtedly, this decade began quite well for Dwivedi, making a few deep runs, taking down Event #6 in SSS in January. We also spotted him stepping into the Big Daddy Casino in Goa to showcase his live poker skills. He finished 4th in the 2020 India Poker Championship Head-Hunter Event, earning a handsome INR 2.15 Lakhs!

For those of you willing to know him quite better, this player who loves to write pursued Automobile Engineering and has been living in Indore for quite some time now. He dived into the game 5 years back and since then, he has been sharpening his skills after first creating an account on PokerStars and PokerBaazi in India. You may know him from the virtual felts by the username ‘hdwivedi3’. Now, you can take a look at his answers to Gutshot and FTRpoker's ‘Quick 5’ questions…

  • Who would you want to be your poker coach?

Abhishek Rathod and Danish Shaikh any day!

  • What advice would you give to your younger self?

Focus on your game and bankroll management is a must. Always trust the process.

  • What's your go-to music during a poker tournament?

I meditate trance.

  • Something you never leave home without?

My system or anything in which I can play poker.

  • If you were offered 5 million dollars but could never play poker again, would you accept?

Yes! 5 million dollars is a huge amount, and I play poker to move up my stakes.

We will be asking a similar set of questions to some of the top players on FTRpoker. So, stay tuned to GutshotMagazine.com for more such updates!

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Event Dates Buy In
World Poker Tour (WPT) Taiwan 2020 27 Mar - 6 Apr TWD 30,000
Asian Poker Tour (APT) Da Nang 2020 7 Apr - 18 Apr TBD
End Boss INR 5 Crore GTD 15 Apr - 19 Apr INR 11,000
Asia Poker League (APL) Taiwan 2020 21 Apr - 27 Apr TBD
Asian Poker Tour (APT) Philippines 2020 27 Apr - 10 May TBD
National Poker Series 29 Apr - 5 May INR 15,000