WPT Cambodia 2019 is currently being held at the Nagaworld Casino in Phnom Penh. Team India has been displaying their mad skills at the series stop and players Gaurav Sood and Ravi Shankar Metlapalli are among the top Stacks on the Megastack Freezeout Final Table.
The World Poker Tour is currently underway at the Nagaworld Casino in Phnom Penh. The series has already announced two champions with two more events coming close to the finish line.
Team India has been running impressively and is now dominating international tournaments. After APT Vietnam’s successful run, a few notables have had deep runs already out of which Laksh Pal Singh posted a runner-up finish in the $1,100 Main Event Warm-up.
Two Indians, Gaurav Sood and Ravi Shankar Metlapalli made their way into the FT of the $500 Megastack. Final Table score finishes of the Indian player includes that of Ankit Wadhwan, Abhinav Iyer and Deep Raina in separate side events.
Capturing the limelight on the 19th of November was Gaurav Sood and Ravi Shankar Metlapalli. Sood first cashed for $529 at the Deep Stack Turbo, finishing in 13th place before fielding through the $500 Megastack Freezeout along with 148 other players. Sood managed to up his stack and closed out the day being in the lead. He bagged 1,001,000 to assume the role of the start-of-the final table chip leader among the nine finalists for Day 2.
Ravi Shankar Metlapalli will be joining the final table with Sood. He added two scores to his tally – first by finishing 16th in the Nagworld Cup for $650, second deep run of winning a WPT trophy as he won the 3rd largest stack of 537,000 in the $550 Megstack Freezeout proceeding forward to Day 2.
Meanwhile, only 14 players now remain standing with Tran Duc at the $300 buy-in Short Deck that kicked off with 94 runners. In the $250 Deep Stack Turbo, Ankit Wadhawan finished in 4th place and padded his bankroll by $1,588. Abhinav Iyer final tabled the even, finishing 6th for $990.
Meherzad Munsaf (11th for $582 – ₹41,745), Indian-origin player Dhanesh Chainani (12th for $582 – ₹41,745) and Gaurav Sood (13th for $529 – ₹37,943), all posted scores.
Lebanon’s Mohamad Abbouchi won the Deep Stack Turbo title for $6,547 in prize money. At the $300 Nagaworld Cup, Deep Raina finished his deep run on the FT, finishing 6th for $1,460. China’s Yinfei Xiao championed the field, pocketing a prize of $9,955.
Here are the Final Table Chip Counts at the $550 Megastack Freezeout:
- Gaurav Sood – 1,001,000
- Kue Seong Tchong – 632,000
- Ravi Shankar Metlapalli – 537,000
- Stig Erik Goran Billgren – 536,000
- Dhanesh Chainani – 535,000
- Kohei Nakai – 461,000
- Ping Liu – 330,000
- Pierre Yves Faivre – 230,000
- Jerome Adam Bradpiece – 210,000