Inspired by India’s top female pros Nikita Luther and Muskan Sethi, many women have joined in the game of poker in the country and they are doing pretty well both on the live as well as the online felts. One such woman joining in recently is Pinki Pandey aka ‘omgwonderwoman’, a newcomer who registered on adda52.com just this month. And what a great start! She won last night’s Godfather 5.0 for INR 5.25 Lac. In her way to the victory, she beat a 404-entry field and a tough final table that included the well-known pros in Jaydeep Dawer, Vikash Khaitan and Sumit Sapra.
In heads-up, she faced a regular player Vasudev Shrest aka ‘VasuShrest’ who has won many prestigious tournaments on adda52.com. Both players continued chipping up and down until the final hand came. On the final hand of the tournament, the player ‘VasuShrest’ moved all-in with Ks 4h and the eventual winner ‘omgwonderwoman’ called with Ah 7s. The board ran As Qd 10c 9s 10h. While the board did not help the former, ‘omgwonderwoman’ won the event with two pairs.
A total of 404 entries in this event created a prizepool of the hefty INR 20.2 Lac, which was shared by top 27 players with a min-cash of INR 12,120. Some notables who finished in the money included the likes of Chandan Arora aka ‘darkfish15’, Mihir Thakkar aka ‘gameofdeath’, Pranav Khandalkar aka ‘pkpok’, Akshay Nasa aka ‘vibaks’, Narendra Purohit aka ‘IMUNAGI’, ‘homelite’, and ‘Hellbaron’.
Running successfully, the current series of Godfather 5.0 features a guaranteed prize pool of INR 20 Lac and an entry Ticket to INR 7 Lac Aussie SNG, where the winners of 8 Godfather 5.0 tournaments will battle it out on 28th Oct’18. The winner of the SNG will get a total package of INR 7 Lac to Australia, which includes a ticket worth of 10,600 AU$ + Travel for the main event Jan’19.
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