WPTOI Day 8: Kripalani & Karia Among Trophy Event Champions; Kapoor & Rajpal Win Big Side Events

Day 8 of the WPT Online India (WPTOI) 2020 was an incredible day of poker, with hundreds of the game’s elite grinders taking to the felt to chase fame and fortune in the 13.5 Crore guaranteed festival. An impressive 3,212 entries came in for the day, surpassing the day’s overall guarantee and generating a prizepool of INR 12,282,083. While several players won big, banking the biggest score was 2018 WPT India Big Bounty 4th place finisher Siddhanth Kripalani who won the biggest trophy event of the day, the 65 Lac GTD WPT India Super High Roller, for INR 19,37,536. The second WPT Trophy event on the day’s schedule, the 30 Lac GTD WPT Thursday Feature was taken down by Siddharth Karia for INR 8,08,750 in top prize. Let us have a quick look at the top results from Day 8!

65 Lac GTD WPT India Super High Roller With INR 55K Buy-in

There were two trophy events playing out on Thursday night. The biggest of the two was the 65 Lac GTD WPT India Super High Roller. Kicking off at 9PM last night, the marquee high roller tourney did remarkably well, pulling an impressive 137 entries and collecting a guarantee-crushing prizepool worth INR 71.76 Lac, which got distributed among the top 15 players with a min-cash of INR 1.25 Lac.

After more than 8 and a half hours of grueling play, former Game Changer winner and 2018 WPT India Big Bounty 4th place finisher Siddhanth Kripalani aka ‘Sidstack’ shipped it and added the prestigious WPT title to his list of achievements. Kripalani banked a seven-figure INR 19,37,536 for his win.

Adda52 Team Pro Tarun “aggtarun” Goyal also booked a seven-figure payday of INR 12,19,930 for his runner-up finish in the tourney. WPT Wednesday Feature champion Jasven “bajateraho” Saigal (3rd for INR 8,97,008), Guneet “guntz” Kwatra (5th for INR 5,02,324), and Siddarth “badtameez_donk” Singhvi (6th for 3,58,803) were the other skilled players who ended their run at the final table.

30 Lac GTD WPT Thursday Feature With INR 5500 Buy-in

The second trophy tourney on Day 8 of the WPT Online India, the 30 Lac GTD WPT Thursday Feature, also enjoyed an eventful run, drawing in 647 entries to surpass its guarantee and create a massive INR 32.35 Lac in prize pool that was shared by the top 72 players with a min cash of INR 6,470.

After several hours of intense battles, the well-known MTT pro Siddharth Karia aka ‘skaria1’ emerged victorious to win a beautiful WPT trophy and INR 8,08,750 in top prize. Ashish Garg aka ‘goodpoker68’ finished runner-up for INR 4,69,075, while Eshan “eshankapoor” Kapoor (3rd for INR 3,17,030), Kartik “Pegasus1505” Ved (4th for INR 2,26,450), ASHUMI “Ashumi” PAREKH (5th for INR 1,61,750) and Avadh “cateyes” Shah (6th for INR 1,13,225) were other notables to post FT finishes.

25 Lac GTD WPT India Mini Main Event Day 1B

The 25 Lac GTD WPT India Mini ME featuring seven starting flights played out its second flight – Day 1B last night. A total of 373 entries came in for the day, and only 39 players could advance to the event’s finale, with mystery user ‘xznny112’ (428,141) holding the chip lead among the survivors.

Rahul ‘rahul615’ Thakur (373,368), Haider ‘Donktown22’ Madraswala (307,025), Aayush “aayusharya” Arya (297,899), and “Shyamzs98 (269,691) rounded out the top five stacks of the day.

5 Lac GTD WPT Classic With INR 1500 Buy-in

The 5 Lac GTD WPT Classic could mater only 307 entries. After more than six hours of play, Bollywood actor and poker player Siddhanth Kapoor aka ‘bullzeyepower’ shipped it to win his first WPT title for INR 1.25 Lac. With the win, Kapoor’s online MTT scorecard reached INR 1.52 Crores. Online MTT reg Prafull “BulletsBaby” Hasbe picked up a runner-up finish worth INR 75,750.

3 Lac GTD WPT Multiplier With INR 1250 Buy-in

Racing past the competition in the 3 Lac GTD WPT Multiplier was Vinay Rajpal aka ‘vinay0902’ who banked INR 86,448 after outlasting ‘Aayush55′ (runner-up for INR 51,498’) in the heads-up play.

Top Results From Other WPTOI Tournaments On Day 8

1.70 Lac GTD WPT Hustle
Total Entries – 286
Prizepool – 1,71,600
Places Paid -30
Winner- “Amit1234007” (won INR 43,930)
Runner-up – “ankukmalik” (won INR 26,169)

2 Lac GTD WPT Alpha
Total Entries – 235
Prizepool – 2,11,505
Places Paid – 24
Winner – Pradip Ghosh “Nit2Donk” (won INR 46,344)
Runner-up – “JackNotMa” (won INR 45,553)

1 Lac GTD WPT Battlefield
Total Entries – 210
Prizepool – 1,05,006
Places Paid – 21
Winner – “Dada19″ (won INR 29,190”
Runner-up – “Arsyyy” (won INR 17,063)

1.5 Lac GTD Novemberfest
Total Entries – 261
Prizepool – 1,78,001
Places Paid – 27
Winner – “nirmalag” (won INR 32,369)
Runner-up – “RJTHEGOD” (won INR 27,333)

3 Lac GTD WPT Late Night PKO
Total Entries – 459
Prizepool – 3,67,207
Places Paid – 49
Winner – “prakash7639” (won INR 89,964)
Runner-up – Chandan Das “cddas” ( won INR 53,244)

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