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Pavan Jain progresses in WPT Vientam Kickoff Day 1B

by GS Admin Posted on 16 Mar, 2019

Yesterday, we reported what went down in the 2019 World Poker Tour DeepStacks (WPTDS) Vietnam series Day 1. The day saw VND 10 million Kickoff host Day 1A, first starting flight. The day attracted 74 entries out of which 9 progressed to Day 2. India’s Alok Birewar and Praveen Dwarkanath were among the ones to qualify with big stacks.

Yesterday, Day 1B of this event began in full swing at the Pro Poker Club in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. This second starting flight, out of a total 4, attracted 121 players from which 15 qualified. These 15 will now join 9 from Day 1A, who are all in the money.

Leading in chip counts on yesterday in Day 1B was Pavil Lubov of Russia. Lubov bagged 518k chips at the end of the day. Trailing behind him is Eun Ho Kwon from South Korea as he bagged 406k chips at the end of the day. The field yesterday was a melting pot of players from different nationalities. India’s Pavan Jain was among the 15 who progressed to Day 2 yesterday. Jain has put 17k chips in his bag and sits at 11th in chip counts for the day. Jain now joins Birewar and Dwarkanath from previous flight to Day 2.

Jain hails from Chennai, India and has played many live events in his country. He cashed in various tournaments in the past. His first recorded live cash came in 2015 India Poker Championship (IPC) for INR 2.75 Lakhs. Since then he has cashed in DPT, BLT and other reputed Indian live tours. He earned his best live cash of INR 11.51 Lakhs in 2017 WPTDS India ME, finishing 6th.

Two days of WPT Vietnam is already in the books. A large Indian contingent has made its presence felt in these days already. Defending Champion Dhaval Mudgal is also present at the venue and will play the Main Event, which is starting on 19th March, to defend his title.

Top 10 Chip Counts of Kickoff Day 1B:

  1. Pavil Lubov – 518,000
  2. Eun Ho Kwon – 406,000
  3. Ie Hoai Ngam – 187,000
  4. Pasi Heinanen – 337,000
  5. Mr Dang – 146,000
  6. Raiden Kan – 155,000
  7. Truong Tranh Phong – 27,000
  8. Chris Morrison – 12,000
  9. Dhanesh Chawani – 133,000
  10. Rex Clinkscales – 129,000

Final two flights of the Kickoff will be played today and Day 2 tomorrow. Keep reading GutshotMagazine.com for timely updates from this series and others from around the globe.

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