Indian Businessman Santhosh Suvarna Triumphs in WSOPE's Priciest Event
The tournaments of the WSOP Europe 2023 series continue in Rozvadov. This weekend, the most expensive tournament on the schedule – the WSOPE 50k Diamond High Roller – determined its champion.
29 players took part in the €50,000 buy-in event, with a total prize pool of €1,739,925. The winner of the tournament is a businessman and poker amateur from India Santhosh Suvarna. He defeated GGPoker China's Tony "Ren" Lin in heads-up. The win earned him his first World Series bracelet and €650,000 in prize money.
Santhosh actively participates in the most expensive offline events. Recently in Cyprus, at one of the Triton Super High Roller series, he won his first live title. In total, Santhosh Suvarna has won $6,478,784 in live tournaments and is the second-highest Indian player in prize money on Hendon Mob.
The entrepreneur lives in Dubai. And 2023 became the most successful year for him in his hobby of playing poker. He loves to attend major series and take part in the most expensive events. And now prestigious titles began to appear on his account.
Top-3 players in WSOPE 50k Diamond High Roller:
Immediately after the victory, Suvarna moved to the expensive cash table where he played with such celebrities as casino owner Leon Tsoukernik, Rob Yong, Bertrand Grospellier, Johan Guilbert and Martin Kabrhel. By the way, it was between the last two that one of the most interesting hands in this game took place.
276 000€ hand vs Martin Tilt Kabrhel last night pic.twitter.com/eXQstWgvWz— YoH ViraL (@YoHViral) November 12, 2023
In the end, Martin won a pot of €276,000. As for Suvarna, he earned another €197,000 in this cash game. It turned out to be a good day for an amateur.