How was Nikita Luther amazingly awesome @ WSOP 2018 Tag Team No-Limit Hold’em?
Nikita Luther is the first Indian woman who made into the Poker Hall of Fame, on 29th June 2018.
As Per WSOP Site: It took exactly 219 hands & 3 days on the official final table of $1K Tag Team No-Limit Hold’em for Nikita Luther & Giuseppe Pantaleoon to crack the final table and clinch the victory.
Nikita Luther is arguably the 2nd Indian and only Indian woman to have made a World Series of Poker (WSOP) Tag Team Event played at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
Nikita Luther & Giuseppe Pantaleo have been crowned as the winners, taking two coveted WSOP bracelets and the first-place prize of $175,805 to share between them!
Giuseppe Pantaleo and Nikita Luther Win Event #55: $1,000 Tag Team No-Limit Hold’em for $175,805!
Last year, the $1,000 tag team event produced the first-ever Indian-born bracelet winners with Nipun Java and Aditya Sushant.
Iwata and Pantaleo got all in preflop with Pantaleo’s pocket deuces flipping against Iwata’s ace-nine of diamonds. The flop brought an ace, putting Iwata in the lead, but the came on the river to send the pot and the tournament to Pantaleo and Luther.
As Per WSOP Site: What made Luther reach out to Pantaleo? Was just a good feeling.
Nikita Luther has engraved a curling position in the Global Arena and inspired a country worth 1.32 billion people like India to embrace and start playing the “game of skill” poker and add up more to the 5 million Indian poker players.
We the entire team of Pocket52 congratulate you Ms” Nikita Luther on the glorious win and wish much more success in the upcoming future endeavors.