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Gone are the times when poker was strictly for males in India. The women have arrived and they’re doing amazingly properly with spectacular performances in home and worldwide tournaments. Whereas there are a number of Indian feminine poker gamers doing properly on the dwell felts, Adda52 Group Professional Nikita Luther has been simply excellent. She has been working exhausting on her recreation and it’s exhibiting in her outcomes. She has been persistently posting large scores particularly during the last two years. She has scored one more huge rating as she has completed runner-up for $109,300 (INR 75.32 Lac) within the WPT500 Aria Principal Occasion, which was received by England’s Ben Farrell for $155,000 in high prize.

This was the twond ultimate desk for Luther within the WPT500 Aria Principal Occasion because the Delhi lady had completed 5th for $65,000 in the identical event two years in the past. Simply final yr, she had turn out to be the primary Indian feminine to win a bracelet and now she has turn out to be the primary Indian to complete 2nd within the WPT500 Aria.

Luther started the ultimate and third day of the WPT500 Aria as third in chips among the many ultimate 9 gamers. She began off properly by profitable some pots from the beginning of the FT chip chief Ben Farrell and saved going robust all the way in which to heads-up play the place she started with 21,100,000 (70bb) because the chip chief in opposition to UK’s Ben Farrell who had 17,525,000 (58bb). In heads-up, she started properly by taking down the early two pots and prolonged her result in 84 BB. Nevertheless, she couldn’t hold her lead and misplaced of a few huge pots. Her stack got here down to simply 5,375,000 when her AK did not beat AQ of Farrell who clipped a queen on the flip to win the pot and take huge chip lead with 33,250,000.

After coming right down to lower than 15 Bigs, Luther lastly determined to name a shove from Farrell with Kh Qs, which did not beat beat Ac 5d of Farrell on the board of As 9d 6h 6c 6s. Farrell took down the coveted pot and the title with Full Home and Luther ended her run in 2nd place, lacking out on the title. Farrell earned $155,000 for making his well past 1,932 entries to emerge because the champion.

There have been two Indians making it to the FT on this event. One other Indian to complete on the FT was Ritesh Shah and he exited in 8th place for $17,000. Other than Luther and Shah, there have been a number of Indians who cashed out within the occasion and so they included the likes of Dhaval Mudgal (54th for $2,700), Meherzad Munsaf (83rd for $1,500), Sanjay Taneja (93rd for $1,500), Muskan Sethi (Day 1D – eighth for $1,200), Gokul Parvathaneni (Day 1A – 12th for $1,200), Guneet Kwatra (Day 1E – 38th for $1,200 ), Sriharsha Doddapaneni (Day 1H -29th for $1,200 ) and Kartik Ved (Day 1H – 44th for $900).

Ultimate Desk Payouts (USD):

  1. Ben Farrell – $155,000
  2. Nikita Luther – $109,300
  3. Sung Joo Hyun – $75,000
  4. Min Ji – $55,000
  5. Trey Morris – $40,000
  6. Eduards Kudrjavcevs – $30,000
  7. Jakub Wojtas – $22,000
  8. Ritesh Shah – $17,000
  9. Jim Pennella – $14,000