Friday Majors: Steves Denies Kodam The Ballers Win; Sharma Ships Running Hot

It was an-action packed Friday on with the site hosting several big ticket tournaments. With the WPT Online India already in the books, Adda52’s Friday mainstay 22.5 Lac GTD The Ballers returned for its run at 8 PM last night. The INR 7,500 buy-in tournament registered 342 entries to collect a guarantee-smashing prizepool worth INR 23.42 Lac that was shared by the top 34 players.

Total Entries – 342
Prizepool – INR 23.42 Lac
Places Paid – 34
Min Cash – 16,399

It took eight hours of play for MTT pro Ratul Steves aka “riverking021” to outlast the competition to win an impressive INR 5,85,675 payday. For Steves, this is by far the second title this month on as he had won Adda52’s The Mint for INR 3.10 Lac in the first week of this month.

Anujkumar Kodam aka “thekinganuj”, who had finished 4th in Thursday’s Godfather for INR 1.97 Lac , finished runner-up for INR 3,54,919 in prizemoney. Other notable names on the FT included the likes of Romit “ft83” Advani (5th for INR 1,34,705), and Raman “thuscame” Gujral (6th for INR 87,851).

5.5 Lac GTD Running Hot

Running alongside The Ballers on Adda52 was the 5.5 Lac GTD Running Hot. The INR 2,200 entry buy-in tourney did reasonably well, drawing in 330 hopefuls to collect INR 6.60 Lac in prizepool.

Total Entries – 330
Prizepool – INR 6.60 Lac
Places Paid – 34
Min Cash – INR 4,620

After a little over six hours of play, online reg Akshat Sharma aka “akshat03” shipped it, adding INR
1,46,649 to his bankroll. Ashit “nexus010” Sharma (3rd for INR 72,600), Gagandeep “gaganhyd” Malik (4th for INR 55,110), & Saahib Bawa aka “saahib” (7th for INR 19,800) were notable names on the FT.

Sharma was in breakout form yesterday as he championed two tourneys, collecting over INR 2.61 Lac in winnings! The biggest score of the day came in Running Hot where he earned INR 1.46 Lac.