AOPS Day 8: Big Wins For Arora And Sood; Goyal Leads AOPS ME Day 1C Survivors!

Day 8 of the Adda52 Online Poker Series (AOPS) was another day of intense poker action. Hundreds of the game’s elite grinders took to the table to chase big scores in the 9 Crore guarantee series. The day saw an impressive 2470 entries and INR 64 Lac awarded across seven tournaments. Walking away with the biggest score was online MTT reg Chandan Arora who shipped the 35 Lac GTD AOPS Godfather for INR 6.29 Lac prize. Akshat Sharma (finished 2nd for INR 5.01 Lac in AOPS Godfather), Gaurav Sood (won AOPS PLO High Roller for 4.35 Lac) and Adda52 Team Pro Tarun Goyal (AOPS ME 1C Chip Leader) were the other big stories of the day. Let us have a quick look at the top results!

2.5 Crore GTD AOPS Main Event -Day 1C

The third flight of the 2.5 Crore GTD AOPS Main Event logged in an impressive 253 entries and only 30 players could progress to the event’s epic finale to be played out on Sunday, 16th August 2020.

Following 29 levels of play, the Day 1C ended with Adda52 Team Pro Tarun Goyal (312,518 chips) leading the 30 survivors. Avadh Shah (287,761), former AOPS Main Event Runner-Up Ashish Garg (251,601), ‘peushup’ (233,709) and ‘Jacksback’ (222,447) rounded out the top five stacks.

Top 10 Stacks From Day 1C

35 Lac GTD AOPS Godfather 

The biggest tourney to crown a winner on Day 8 of the AOPS was the 35 Lac GTD AOPS Godfather. The 5500 buy-in tourney wrapped up successfully, drawing in 715 entries to easily surpass its guarantee and create a prizepool of INR 35.75 Lac that was shared by the top 72 players with a min-cash of INR 12,513. Walking away with the lion’s share of the prizepool was Chandan Arora, a regular on the site who defeated Akshat Sharma (2nd for INR 5,01,526) in HU to bank INR 6.29 Lac.

Abhishek Garg (3rd for INR 4,87,677), Akshay Nasa (4th for INR 2,50,250), Aditya Degala (5th for INR 1,78,750), Sanket Arora (6th for INR 125125) and Chiraag Patel (9th for INR 53625) were other notable FT finishers. The well-known pro Romit Advani (11th for INR 39,325) narrowly missed out on the FT.

Akshay Nasa was in amazing form last night as he scored four FT finishes, including two FT finishes on After final-tabling the AOPS Godfather, he went on to final-table the AOPS PLO HR.

Top 10 Payouts (INR):  


15 Lac AOPS PLO Highroller

Another major attraction on Day 8 of the AOPS was the 15 Lac GTD AOPS PLO Highroller sporting a buy-in of INR 15K. The PLO tourney attracted a field of 94 entries and coming out on top of the field was none other than the well-known online MTT grinder in Gaurav Sood who eventually outlasted Akshay Nasa (runner-up for INR 3 Lac) in heads-up to walk away with the top prize of INR 4.35 Lac.

Top 9 players shared the 15 Lac prizepool. Former AOPS ME winner Sahil Agarwal (4th for INR 180000), and former Full House Winner Chirag Sodha (6th for INR 82500) were notable ITM finishers.

PLO Highroller Payouts (INR):


Other Winners From AOPS Day 8

Other winners crowned on Day 8 of the ongoing AOPS were ‘TeamFromHel’ (won 3.5 Lac GTD AOPS Brunch for INR 93,375),‘pyaar’ (won 2.5 Lac GTD AOPS Siesta for INR 47,780), ‘lucky_bastered’ (won the 2 Lac GTD AOPS Dusk for INR 71,424), ‘cricpoker’ (won the 2 Lac GTD AOPS Afterparty PKO for INR 66600) and ‘Mayankp0985′ (won the 1.5 Lac GTD AOPS Wake-Up Call For INR 26990).

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