Rockets Anniversary Series: Golden Grind

Abhinav Aditya wins the Golden Grind Main Event

Time: 20:15 Level: 16 Blinds: 3,000/6,000 Ante 500

abhinav-adityaWhat a dramatic hand! Bet, raise, Shove on the Turn, Straight on the River.

In the 4th hand of the heads-up which brought a limped pot, Dhaval was playing with cks7 while Abhinav had h6c9 and the flop came dkh8d7. Abhinav bet 8,000 and Dhaval 3-bet it to 22,000 which Abhinav called. The dealer put s2 on the turn to which Dhaval bet 37,000 and Abhinav went all-in. Dhaval called it confidently but, hard luck to him as Abhinav hit a straight with s5 on the last street.

Abhinav wins the Main Event for Rs 3,80,000 while Dhaval take home Rs 3,00,000.

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Abhinav vs Dhaval – Heads-up

123The two players will battle for the title now in the heads-up game. Here are the chip counts:

Abhinav Aditya: 2,69,500

Dhaval Mudgal: 1,95,500

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Jasveen departs in the 3rd place for Rs 3 Lacs

Time: 19:50 Level: 15 Blinds: 2,000/4,000 Ante 500

Jasveen moved all-in preflop with h10h9 which Abhinav snap called and showed s1d7. A brick board eliminates Jasveen from the Final Table. Jasveen added Rs3 Lacs to his live poker earnings.

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Jasveen doubles up through Abhinav

Time: 19:36 Level: 15 Blinds: 2,000/4,000 Ante 500

Again a preflop war! Jasveen shoved his stack with hjd1 which Abhinav called with c5h5.

The dealers puts s2dksjhqd6 on the board giving the full pot to Jasveen. Now again it’s a tight competition with compettitve stacks.

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War of Patience

Time: 19:30 Level: 15 Blinds: 2,000/4,000 Ante 500

The 3-handed action is running slow. All 3 players stealing blinds, a few folds on flop shove. The short stack Jasveen gaining chips as he tried to shove and double-up a few times but no luck as the other 2 folded. The table needs an ignitor hand. Stay tuned.

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A big pot chopped between Jasveen and Dhaval

Time: 19:00 Level: 15 Blinds: 2,000/4,000 Ante 500

Dhaval raised by 10K preflop to which Jasveen announced all-in. After a brief thought, Abhinav folded but Dhaval called.

Jasveen: c5d5

Dhaval: cksq

To a surprise, the board ran h8h7d10c6s9, a straight. Both players get equal halves of the pot.

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Abhinav Aditya doubles up to a monster stack

Time: 18:26 Level: 14 Blinds: 1,500/3,000 Ante 500

Abhinav raised 7K from the button which Jasveen called and the flop came c2c7h10. Jasveen bet 13K to which Abhinav raised with 23K and Jasveen went all-in. Without any delay, Abhinav called.

Abhinav: c1c6

Jasveen: cjc10

Dealer brought c3d9 on the table. Abhinav beat Jasveen’s flush with his Ace-high flush to double up to massive stack.

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Rajeev eliminated in 4th place for Rs 2.75 Lacs

Time: 17:38 Level: 13 Blinds: 1,200/2,400 Ante 400

Preflop action saw Rajeev shoving his stack of 53,000 which Jaseveen called.

Rajeev: c10s10

Jasveen: d1hq

The board ran c1sjsqh4d5 which sent Rajeev to rails. Rajeev bagged the prize money of Rs 2.75 Lacs in the 3rd place.

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Dhaval doubles up

Time: 17:20 Level: 13 Blinds: 1,200/2,400 Ante 400

After a number of raise and call on each street, Dhaval moved all-in against Rajeev with his nut-flush on the river. Dhaval showed d1dj on the board of h8s4d7d10d8 and scooped a pot of over 1 Lac which makes him the chip lead now.

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1It’s a 4-way deal

The top 4 remaining players have struck a deal which ensures

Jasveen Saigal – Rs3 Lac

Abhinav Aditya – Rs3 Lac

Rajeev Raut – Rs2.75 Lac

Dhaval Mudgal – Rs2.75 Lac

Now the 4-handed game will continue for the title and the rest of the prize money (over 1 Lac).