Nipun Java, a software engineer, turned poker pro, won his second bracelet of the summer defeating an army of 951 entrants in WSOP 2017 $1,000 online no-limit hold’em, making $237,688 in the first prize place. Java became the first ever Indian to win bracelet along with Aditya Sushant this year securing his first ever bracelet at the WSOP 2017 in the $1,000 tag team no-limit hold’em event.
Java and David Bach are the only players to continue the 17-year streak of at least one player winning the double bracelet at the WSOP. Java who goes by the screen name Javatinii on WSOP.com managed big hands in the main spots at the final table of the event and put out Sean ‘Hurricane27’ Legendre in seventh place ($29,415).
Java took control of the game after he survived the four-handed play and scored a big double up through chip leader Jason ‘jadedjason’ James, taking the lead.Evan Jarvis was dropped out in fourth place ($73,911), and James sent Richard Tuhrin out in third place ($103,326).
The final faceoff was between James and Java where James got a quick lead, but Java turned the match to finish in the first spot with James winning $146,202.