Wednesday Majors: Ahuja Takes Down Adda52’s Maverick; Khandelwal Finishes Runner-Up

It was a winsome Wednesday on with several major tournaments taking place on the platform. The lawyer-turned poker pro Ashish Ahuja won the biggest prize of the day after shipping the Wednesday headliner – 15 Lac GTD Maverick. One of the elite MTT grinders in the country, Ahuja overcame a field of 572 entries in the INR 2500 buy-in tourney to earn INR 3.82 Lac in top prize.

  • Total Entries – 572
  • Prizepool – 15 Lac
  • Places Paid – 63
  • Min Cash – 3750

Boasting a massive INR 5.89 Crores in winnings, Ahuja is a big name on the Indian poker circuit with many major titles under his belt. While he has won on all leading Indian poker sites, Adda52 seems to be his biggest hunting ground as most of his top online cashes this year has come from wins and deep runs across AOPS tournaments and other major tournaments on the site. Some of his notable scores this year on the site include winning APF Eclipse, AOPS Win The Button PKO, AOPS Inception, AOPS Big Stack Turbo, Hexagram tournaments, AOPS Big Slick, AOPS Falcon, AOPS Mini PLO, etc.

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Ahuja added one more win to his impressive resume as he took down Adda52’s Maverick tourney last night, ending an over two-month-long title drought. On his way to the win, the Chandigarh MTT pro outlasted online regs in Shivam Khandelwal (2nd for INR 2.17 Lac), Ankur Sehgal (3rd for INR 1.49 Lac), & Sanat Mehrotra (4th for INR 1.08 Lac) on the FT of the flagship Wednesday tourney.

4 Lac GTD Moonlight

Another major tourney taking place on Adda52 yesterday was the 4 Lac GTD Moonlight with a buy-in of INR 1800. The tournament pulled in a total of 216 entries and coming out on top of the field last night was ‘hopster99‘ who evnetually outlasted ‘gauravgoru’ (runner-up for INR 64K) in heads-up to bank INR 1,09,800 in top prize. Also at the final table was online reg in Saahib Bawa (3rd for INR 48K).

  • Total Entries – 216
  • Prizepool – 4 Lac
  • Places Paid – 24
  • Min Cash – 3400