The impact of the lockdown continues to bring in a spike in online poker traffic. It was a thundering Thursday with the flagship Adda52 Online Poker Series hosting a total of six tourneys on its Day 8 schedule yesterday. One of its star attractions on Thursday, the 30 Lac GTD AOPS Godfather pulled in an impressive 918 entries, resulting in INR 45.90 Lac prizepool, which got distributed among the top 92 finishers. Taking the lion’s share was ‘VictoriaSecret’ who won the event for 10.55 Lac prize, after besting tournament regular Chirag Bhardwaj aka ‘mahikk’ (runner-up for INR 6.05 Lac).
The final table was star-studded and featured the likes of Sajal Gupta (3rd for INR 4,13,100), Chiraag Patel (4th for INR 3,12,120), Ankur Agarwal (5th for INR 2,06,550), and Dhaval Mudgal (6th for INR 1,39,766). Others notables to run deep were Gaurav Sood (9th), Sahil Mahboobani (12th), Ashish Munot (14th), Arjanveer Singh Chadha (18th), Karan Radia (19th) and WSOP bracelet winner Abhinav Iyer (21st).
AOPS Godfather Top 10 Payouts (INR):
12.5 Lac GTD PLO High Roller
The 2018 WSOP Main Event best Indian finisher Nishant Sharma, who plays on adda52.com under ‘DoJingBULLETS’, has been on a roll these past three days. On Tuesday, he picked up a hat-trick for winning three marquee events across three different platforms. Wednesday saw him taking down the AOPS Maverick. Continuing his winning streak, Sharma shipped the 12.5 Lac GTD AOPS PLO High Roller last night, after outlasting ‘rckkk77’ (runner-up for INR 2.46 Lac) to bank INR 3.91 Lac prize.
The final table had big names like Vinay B (3rd for INR 1,81,250), Deepak Bothra (4th for INR 1,37,750), and Myron Pereira (5th for INR 1,01,500). The event attracted a total of 145 entries, resulting in a guarantee-crushing prizepool worth INR 14.50 Lac, which got distributed among the top 15 places. Others to score ITM finishes were Sandeep Rajora (12th), Gauarav Sood (13th) and Deepak Singh (14th).
Top 10 Payouts (INR):
5 Lac GTD AOPS Falcon
The third biggest event on the AOPS schedule yesterday, the 5 Lac GTD AOPS Falcon drew 288 entries to collect INR 6.75 Lac prizepool. Top 27 players were paid out and walking away with the lion’s share was online grinder Ritesh Tripathi aka ‘ritesh5812’ who defeated ‘nadeem0021’ in heads-up to bank INR 1.40 Lac. Priya Ranjan Das (4th) and Sagar Choudhury (6th) were other notable FT finishers.
Top 10 Payouts (INR):
3 Lac GTD AOPS Warm-Up
Adda52’s AOPS Warm-Up attracted a total field of 372 entries to collect a prize pool worth INR 4.23 Lac, which was shared by top 38 finishers. An unknown player ‘bhavyadesai0903’ shipped the event for for INR 1.05 Lac in prize money, while Kamal ‘ksn123’ Naruka ended as runner-up for INR 64,135 prize. Ashish Ahuja (5th for INR 22,860), Kunal Sharma (8th for INR 10,583) were among notable FT scorers.
1.5 Lac GTD AOPS Fiesta
Adda52’s 1.5 Lac GTD AOPS Siesta was taken down by ‘harsh1327’ who defeated ‘Ug31’ (runner-up for INR 32,832) to walk away with INR 56,327 in top prize. A total of 228 entries were registered in the event, resulting in INR 2.05 Lac prizepool, which got distributed among the top 24 places.