Bangaloreans love to play poker and when it’s a tournament of big guaranteed prize pool, the action automatically soars. This weekend, it was the Adda52 LIVE 7 Lac guaranteed series at Rockets Poker Room creating the poker buzz in the city. The 3-event series started off on Friday with the 2 Lac GTD event and culminated with the 1000 + 500 Bounty event on Sunday. The Main event of the series which brought Rs 5 Lacs in guaranteed prize pool was played on Saturday.
The first event of the series saw 91 entries (including 1 re-entry allowed per player till Level 5) stretching the poker action for about 7 hours. In the end, it was Vijender clinching the victory against Rohit in the heads-up. The duo struck a heads-up deal securing Rs 45,000 for both and left Rs 14,000 for the winner. In the last hand, Rohit went all-in with hQ d9 and got snap called by Vijender holding s1 h1. Vijender hit another Ace completing his set on the turn to win the tournament. Vijender took home Rs 59,000 with the trophy while Rohit bagged Rs 45,000. 10 places were paid in this event. Here is the list of winners:
The 5 Lac GTD Main event begun at 7:35 on Saturday and was played down to Level 19. Srinivasan a tournament regular of Bangalore triumphed the main event battle bagging Rs 129,000 with the trophy. Ankur was the first runner-up earning Rs 114,000 and Guru placed 3rd with Rs 79,000. 9 places were paid in this event while the final table of 10 decided to secure the money bubble with Rs 9,000. Here is the list of winners:
After 2 regular Texas Holdem events, it was the time for bounty hunt on Sunday. For each elimination, a player could earn Rs 500 in bounty prize apart from the prize pool. Deepak Kempegowda won the tournament for Rs 20,500 in the top prize and 7 bounties worth Rs 3,500. Preeti finished in the runner-up place while Madhusudan placed 3rd in this event. Here are the list of winners: