16+ CR GTD
Header banner - Calling Stn
Pokersaint - Lead
Sumit Sapra survives Jeju Red Dragon Day 1A Poker

Sumit Sapra survives Jeju Red Dragon Day 1A

by Gutshot Admin Posted on 06 Dec, 2018

The PokerStars Live 2018 Red Dragon Festival began in full force in the Landing Casino, Jeju, South Korea. The series is a 10-day high-stakes extravaganza, which began on Nov 30 and will go on till Dec 9.

The series saw its Main Event, RED DRAGON KRW 1,000,000,000 GTD (~INR 6.34 Crores), begin its first starting flight yesterday. With the buy-in of the event at KRW 2,2000,000 (~INR 1.39 Lakhs) Day 1A attracted a total of 376 entries, but only 141 survived the day. Most players signing up were of Chinese origin, but there were a total of six Indians in the mix too.

Raghav BansalKalyan ChakravarthyAbhinav IyerAdda52 Pro Kunal PatniSumit Sapra and MadOverPoker Pro Zarvan Tumboli were the Indian contenders on Day 1A, but only Sapra survived the day. He finished 24th with an above average stack of 87,000 and will look forward to playing in Day 2 of the Main Event on 7th December. Sapra is a well-known pro with many live winnings in his bag.

Sapra also cashed out at 16th in the Jeju Red Dragon Megastack event for KRW 1,985,000 held a couple days ago. Sapra’s total live earnings go well over $200,000 at the time of writing. He also made a good run online yesterday, finishing 2nd in Spartan’s Destiny with INR 5.54 Lakhs.

 The chip leader to emerge out of a field of 376 though, was China’s Hao Qi Xie with a stack of 218,600. He has almost double the chips of his closest challenger, Hong Kong’s Chun Kong Kwok (128,800 chips), followed by China’s Qiang Xu with 126,100 chips.

Hong Kong’s Andy Ying Kit Chan, China’s Hao Chen and Taiwan’s Pete Chen were some of the notables to run out of fuel on Day 1A. Day 1B will commence today at 6pm local time and a lot of players are expected to sign up for it, especially Asians.

Top 10 Chip Counts:

  1. Hao Qi Xie – 218,600
  2. Chun Kong Kwok – 128,800
  3. Qiang Xu – 126,100
  4. Zejin Shen – 122,500
  5. Shenghao Wu – 120,500
  6. Victor Chong – 115,800
  7. Ziming Chen – 114,300
  8. Jiang Wang – 110,000
  9. Tianyuan Tang – 104,500
  10. Lin Guo – 102,400

Keep reading GutshotMagazine.com for more tournament updates, poker news from around the world and much more.

Check out our online poker rooms section, where you can read reviews on the biggest and best poker rooms in the country, while also taking advantage of their bonuses and promotions. Check out these top poker rooms HERE.



Comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Dangal box

Top 10 Poker Rooms

  • Calling Station
    Calling Station

    Instant withdrawal; Use “RELOAD20” on deposits for 20% locked bonus
    Offer: "GUTSHT" Register

  • 9stacks
    9stacks

    Instant withdrawal; 100% locked bonus on first deposit
    Offer: "9GUTSHOT Register

  • PokerSaint
    PokerSaint

    60-seconds withdrawal; 100% locked bonus on first deposit
    Offer: "GUT100" Register

  • Poker Dangal
    Poker Dangal

    INR 500 Free on sign-up; (120 Locked, 330 Ticket, 50 Instant)
    Offer: 150% on first deposit up to INR 5,000 Register

  • Natural8
    Natural8

    Sign-up code "GUTSHOT"
    Offer: 200% bonus up to $500 or $100 in instant rewards Register

  • Pocket52
    Pocket52

    NA
    Offer: NA Register

  • Poker Tempo
    Poker Tempo

    Free Rs. 700 on Signup - 600 Ticket for 1 Lakh GTD tournament, 50 Instant, 50 Locked
    Offer: "WELCOME700" - First deposit bonus of 150% Register

  • PokerStars India
    PokerStars India

    Deposit Rs.500 and get First Deposit Bonus of Rs.2,500 + 5 tickets to Depositor Freerolls
    Offer: "IMIN2500" Register

  • Spartan Poker
    Spartan Poker

    Sign-up with "GUTSHOT"
    Offer: "GUT300X" to get 300% on your deposit Register

  • BLITZPOKER
    BLITZPOKER

    Sign-up with "GSBLZ"
    Offer: NA Register

BSU box banner

Want to share your thoughts about poker?

Then click the button to submit your article.

Facebook + Follow

Instagram + Follow

Pocket52 1 Lakh freeroll

Pocket52 1 Lakh freeroll