India’s No.1 Poker Site – Adda52 continues to excite players in the country and just recently they came up with a brand new poker tournament – ‘Big Slick’, a super value-tourney with a hefty 20 Lac GTD prizepool at just INR 2,200 buy-in. The tournament took place on 9th June and drew a total of 948 entries. After several hours of tough fights, it was Sreekanth Narayan aka ‘n0thing’ who emerged as the eventual winner after outlasting Mandar Darade aka ‘HighCardJ’ in heads-up.
Narayan took home an impressive INR 3,52,520 for his win, while the runner-up Darade settled for INR 2,55,824. In addition to the top prizemoney, Narayan also secured a ticket to an SNG tournament scheduled for 7th July where the eventual winners of Big Slick and Mega Suits will come out together to battle it out for a ‘5 Lac International Package to play live poker in Manila’.
Top 98 finishers were paid out in this event with min-cashes starting from INR 6,863. The inaugural online tournament saw several top regs and pros and some of them to finish deep were Prateek Pandey (3rd for INR 1,8,5651), Sahil Agarwal (4th for INR 97,771), Sajal Gupta (11th for INR 19,679), Loveleen Singh (18th for INR 10,364) and Varun Gupta who finished in 20th place for INR 10,364.
Narayan is a regular on Adda52.com and takes part in all key online poker tournaments. The player has been in tremendous form, especially over the last 4-5 months. He has posted several notable scores, making FT in Maverick (3rd place), Go Vegas (6th) and other key events. Also, he has made several FT finishes in Mega Suits, apart from finishing deep in various Godfather tournaments.
Post his Big Slick win, Narayan said, “It feels great to ship this event. A great structure indeed!”
When asked about the field in this tournament, Narayan said, “Field wasn’t very reggy as most of them are at the WSOP. I had a great experience and overall the tournament had a good structure”.
Talking about his journey, he said, “I was grinding an average stack throughout the tournament. I had couple of good spots in the final few tables and managed to gather chip lead on and off.”
Advising players looking to get into online MTTs, he said, “My only advice would be to put constant efforts in reviewing and improving your game and make sure that they have a solid BR management.”
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