The moment you all have been waiting is finally here! The first-ever WPT Online India (WPTOI) powered by Adda52.com kicks off today at 1PM and it is going to be a complete stunner with INR 13.5 Crores in guaranteed prizemony and an impressive 35 Lac in leaderboard prizes. There are 154 tournaments on the schedule but what sets the series apart from the previous WPT India festivals is the range of buy-ins starting at as low as INR 550 and steadily going to INR 55K for super high roller.
32 Trophies Up For Grabs & Special Events
An 18-day long festival running from 5th to 22nd November, the WPT Online India offers a great playing experience with well-curated events and robust guarantees. It is going to be a perfect platform for players looking to #unfoldglory. Of the 154 events, 32 are special trophy events including the huge 2.5 Crore GTD Main Event and a special Mike Sexton Tribute Event both sporting INR 11K buy-in. WPT also blends in with our Festival of Lights, Diwali and has introduced the Diwali Special with a 15 Lac GTD. As with past WPT India events, there will be Kickoff, Super Stack, Bounty, PLO, High Roller events and a host of other events to offer you a superlative tournament experience.
Here Is The List of Trophy Events:
> WPT Kickoff 30 Lac GTD (5th November at 8PM)
> WPT Big Game 30 Lac GTD (5th November at 9:30PM)
> WPT India Mini High Roller 30 Lac GTD (6th November at 8PM)
> WPT India PLO Championship 15 Lac GTD (6th November at 9:30PM)
> WPT India Bounty Class PKO 15 Lac GTD (7th November at 8PM)
> WPT 2500 20 Lac GTD (8th November at 6PM)
> WPT Super Stack 30 Lac GTD (8th November at 8PM)
> WPT India Bounty Championship 20 Lac GTD (8th November at 9PM)
> WPT Monday Feature 15 Lac GTD (9th November at 8PM)
> WPT India Tuesday Feature 15 Lac GTD (10th November at 8PM)
> WPT India Mini Main Event 25 Lac GTD (11th -15th November With 7 Flights)
> WPT Wednesday Feature 20 Lac GTD (11th November at 8PM)
> WPT DeepStack 17 Lac GTD (11th November at 9:30PM)
> WPT Thursday Feature 30 Lac GTD (12th November at 8PM)
> WPT India Super High Roller 65 Lac GTD (12th November at 9PM)
> WPT Friday Feature (3 RE Max) 20 Lac GTD (13th November at 8PM)
> WPT Mini PLO 10 Lac GTD (13th November at 9:30PM)
> WPT Diwali Special 15 Lac GTD (14th November at 8PM)
> WPT Mega Stack 30 Lac GTD (15th November at 7PM)
> WPT India 6-Max Championship 35 Lac GTD (15th November at 9PM)
> WPT Monday Feature 15 Lac GTD (16th November at 8PM)
> WPT India Madness 15 Lac GTD (16th -21st November With 7 Flights)
> WPT India Main Event 2.5 Crore GTD (16th -22nd November with 10 Flights)
> WPT India Monday Feature 15 Lac GTD (16th November at 8PM
> WPT Teusday Feature 25 Lac GTD (17th November at 8PM)
> WPT Wednesday Feature 20 Lac GTD (18th November at 8PM)
> WPT DeepStack 17 Lac GTD (18th November at 9:30PM)
> WPT Thursday Feature 30 Lac GTD (19th November at 8PM)
> WPT India High Roller 50 Lac GTD (20th November at 9PM)
> WPT Weekender 15 Lac GTD (21st November at 8PM)
> WPT 2500 20 Lac GTD (22nd November at 6PM)
> WPT India – Mike Sexton Tribute 30 Lac GTD (22nd November at 8PM)
Two Leaderboards To Shoot For
To reward the consistent performers during the WPT Online India series, Adda52 has introduced not one but two leaderboards offering a total of 35 Lac prizemoney including 10 Lac and player of the series trophy for the Mega Player of the Series Leaderboard winner and 3 Lac and Player of the Series trophy for the Mini Player of the Series Leaderboard champ. Both leaderboards will reward top 10 players. Of the 154 events, 29 marquee tourneys with buy-ins up to 55K will count toward the Mega Leaderboard, while scoring in any of the 125 daily events will fetch Mini Leaderboard points.
2.5 Crore GTD Main Event With Value-Added Prizes
The Main Event is the crowning glory of the series and promises more than 50 Lac uptop with a beautiful WPT trophy. The winner will also receive a Hublot Classic Fusion chronograph watch worth U$10K and a $5K WPT passport, which can be used to participate in any WPT event across the globe.
Streaming & Satellites Starting At As Low As INR 110
For freshers to the tournament poker, Adda52 will be streaming a host of events during the series, which means they will have opportunities to watch and learn from the best in business. Adding to the delight, the site has also come up with a fantastic daily Step-Satty and Satty promotion offering players tremendous value to become a WPT Champion. The satellites are already on and will be running till 22nd November. That is not all, there will be some exciting contests on Adda52, Adda52 Live and OPN social handles, giving opportunities to win free tickets to the WPT Online India events.
A Host Of Low Buy-In Tournaments Running Every Day
One of the core aims at the heart of the series was to create a festival that could be enjoyed by players of all buy-in levels and hence the buy-ins start at as low as INR 550 and will steadily go up to INR 55,000 for the 65 Lac GTD WPT India Super High Roller on 12th November. There will be something for everyone each day, with a total of nine tournaments running every day for 18 days. Each day there will be two big-guarantee tournaments and seven low buy-in tourneys which include:
>WPT Hustle at 1 PM
>WPT Classic at 2 PM
>WPT Alpha at 4 PM
>WPT Multiplier at 7 PM
>WPT Battlefield at 7:30 PM
>WPT Novemberfest at 9 PM
>WPT Late Night PKO at 11 PM
Sharing his excitement, the WPT India 2018 Player of the Year winner Vidur Singhal said, “I am so glad to see WPT come online because as a poker player, the year would have felt incomplete without it. It is the gold standard of live poker in India. While I’ll miss the amazing sights and sounds of the live experience, I am excited for the WPT team to bring their passion for poker to the online felts.”
Sharing his past WPT India experience and his excitement for the WPT Online 2020, Arjun Arora, the first-ever WPT India Player of the Year winner, said that he was lucky enough to be crowned the winner of the first-ever WPT India Player of the year and would be looking to repeat the feat.
For the additional details regarding the schedule and the leaderboard, check out this LINK!
Article by Khurshid Ahmad