Thursday Majors: Birewar Bests Star-Studded FT To Ship 2nd Godfather; 2nd Hexagram Win for Mall In 7 Days!

Thursdays are always a good time to play online poker, with all major Indian sites laying out massive guaranteed tournaments. Yesterday was no different as it saw several big money events, including Adda52’s Thursday flagship tourney, the 30 Lac GTD Godfather featuring INR 5500 buy-in. The event did well, drawing in a total of 607 entries to generate INR 30.35 Lac prize pool. Coming out on top of the field was the well-known reg in Alok Birewar aka ‘APB1989’ who banked INR 6.34 Lac for his win.

This was second Godfather victory for Birewar. To claim his latest win, the former WPT Cambodia Package winner came out on top of the star-studded FT that had one of the best in the game, Danish Shaikh (runner-up for INR 4.94 Lac) and the other big names like Yohan Patel (3rd for INR 2.76 Lac), Siddharth Karia (4th for INR 2.12 Lac), former Godfather winner Rubin Labroo (1.52 Lac for INR 1.51 Lac), Akshay Nasa (7th for INR 83463) and former Full House winner Chirag Sodha (8th for INR 60700).

Top 63 places were paid with a min-cash of INR 12,899. Other notables to finish deep were Sriharsha Doddapaneni (10th), Devrat Singh (11th), Akash Malik (12th), Pranay Chawla (14th), Anirban D Das (15th), Shravan Chhabria (16th), Gaurav Sood (17th), Sanat Mehrotra (18th), and Rohit Vaswani (19th).

Top 10 Payouts (INR):


3 Lac GTD Hexagram

Online MTT crusher Goonjan Mall aka ‘gmtesting’ topped a field of 147 entries in the Hexagram that featured a buy-in of INR 2200. He outlasted ‘jimmyadams’ (runner-up for INR 69,211) in heads-up to walk away with INR 71,039 for his win. Top 15 places were paid out last night, with Chandan Arora (4th for INR 28,500) and Aman Parakh (11th for INR 6,000) making ITM finishes in the tournament.

This was the second victory for Mall within seven days. His first win came on 29th May 2020 when he banked INR 98,790 for winning the same tourney after outlasting ‘Sickboy210’ (59,808) in heads-up.

1 Lac GTD Twilight – PLO

Another tourney to conclude on was the 1 Lac GTD Twilight – PLO featuring INR 1100 buy-in. Geared especially towards PLO fans in the country, the tourney attracted 60 unique players and besting them all was ‘mannu425’ who pocketed INR 33,345 for his win. Top 13 made money, with Tuesday’s Hexagram winner Raghav Siddalinga (7th for INR 4,680) final-tabling the event.