Friday Majors: Bajaj Denies Manocha The Ballers Win; Sharma Takes Down Running Hot

Fridays are always a good time to play poker and extract more value out of your investment, with most poker sites laying out bigger guaranteed tournaments. This past Friday was no different with a host of big money tournaments hitting the virtual felts. Headlining the action on Adda52 was The Ballers with INR 22.5 Lac GTD last night. The INR 7500 buy-in tourney drew 311 entries by the time late registration closed and eventually ended with online MTT grinder Vinayak “bhai_on_mary_jane” Bajaj shipping it for INR 5.02 Lac. Anuj “chocha” Manocha finished runner-up for INR 4.01 Lac.

Bajaj is no stranger to winning big money tournaments on and has already won 15 Lac GTD AOPS Inception, 25 Lac GTD AOPS Cowboys, 20 Lac GTD Godfather, etc. He was among the biggest winners last night as he took down Adda52’s The Ballers for an impressive INR 5.02 Lac prize.

The top 34 players were paid out in the tourney, with online regs like Ashish Ahuja (4th for INR 1,87,875), Shravan Chhabria (5th place for INR 1,29,375), Sanket Arora (7th for INR 67,500), Kartik Ved (8th for INR 56,250), and Ankur Sehgal (9th for INR 45,000) posting deep finishes among them.

6 Lac GTD Running Hot

Another major tourney to crown a winner on Adda52 last night was the 6 Lac GTD Running Hot with a buy-in of INR 2200. A total of 235 runners registered for the tournament and outlasting them all was the online MTT crusher Vaibhav “alienrobot” Sharma who banked INR 1.65 Lac for his win.

Also at the FT were Naresh Rathnam (4th for INR 51,600) & Pranav Khandalkar (6th for INR 25,500).

Sharma has been in terrific form this year. The online poker phenom has already won several major tournaments on, including Goa Fest, Godfather, AOPS Big Slick, Maverick, AOPS Stack-Up and The Mint. This is Sharma’s second win this month on Adda52 as he had also won The Mint earlier this month. Some of his other major scores including winning Mega Suits and Whale 6-Max.