India Online Poker Tour Marks Huge Success in Its First Edition

IOPTIndia Online Poker Tour (IOPT), hosted by India’s biggest poker website Adda52, has marked a huge success and come to an end on May 12th. It was a unique and first of its kind poker concept in India. The tournament went on for three consecutive days started from May 10th. The prize money on offer was 6 lakhs, the highest ever offered for any online poker tournament in India. IOPT attracted a lot of Indian poker players. The satellite events which ran from 3rd May to 9th May, saw a huge number of attendees too.

There were three events in the first edition of the tournament. The first event IOPT 1 lakh, was organized on the first day of the tournament. With a buy-in of INR.2,000, the total number of entrants in this event was 57. Players battled it out to grab the first prize on offer. The player who triumphed this event was playing with the username Krazykratos7. He received a handsome prize of Rs.38,000. The second event was IOPT 2 Lakhs, which was held on the second day of the Tournament. 43 players entered in this INR.5,000 buy-in event to display their skills. As the prize money was higher in the second event, so is the enthusiasm in the players. The player who bested the rest of the 42 players in this event was User Gc909. He had a great payday of INR.84,000.

The main event of this online tournament IOPT 3 Lakhs, was most awaited and very competitive. It was held on the final day of the tournament. The total number of players who participated in this event were 26. As it was offering the highest money, it saw most experienced players competing for the glory. In this INR.10 000 buy-in event, the player who proved his might in the main event was User Fatfish00510. He displayed exceptional poker skills and emerged as a Champion. The prize money he received was INR.1,50,000.

 The final results of the IOPT

Tourney Winners and Prize money
IOPT 1 Lakhs

1. Krazykratos- INR.38,000

2. Pablo Escobar- INR.25,000

3. Franky556- INR.16,000

IOPT 2 Lakhs

1. Gc909- INR.84,000

2. Pomovelo0- INR.56,000

3. Poker_Brat- INR.36,000

IOPT 3 Lakhs

1. Fatfish000510- INR.1,50,000

2. Ankussgoyal- INR.1,00,000

3. Sanity- INR.50,000