Monday Majors: Karia Takes Down Inception; WPTOI Mini Leaderboard winner Arora Wins Hexagram

On the heels of a smashing Sunday, Adda52 returned with its Monday flagship tourney – the 10 Lac GTD Inception. Kicking off at 8PM last night, the INR 3500 buy-in tourney pulled in a crowded field of 322 entries to collect a guarantee-crushing prize pool worth INR 10.30 Lac that was ultimately shared by the top 34 players, with a min-cash starting at INR 7,213. After more than 7 hours of play, the well-known MTT reg Siddharth Karia aka ‘skaria1’, who had won his first WPT Trophy and an impressive INR 8,08,750 in the 30 Lac GTD WPT Thursday Feature tourney at the recently-concluded WPT Online India, emerged victorious and added the Inception title to his tally for INR 2,57,600.

Total Entries – 322
Prize pool – 10.30 Lac
Places Paid – 34
Min Cash – 7,213

Mystery player “biswadeepsahoo” finished runner-up for INR 1,56,106, while Surbhit “grovahova” Grover (3rd for INR 1,13,344, Ujjwal Narwal aka “fourteenk” (4th for INR 86,038), and Manish “newkidpoker” Lakhotia (5th for INR 59,248) were the other notables who posted FT finishes.

3 Lac GTD Hexagram

Another major tourney on Adda52, the 3 Lac GTD Hexagram sporting a buy-in of INR 2200, also fared well, drawing in 164 entries and generating a guarantee-crushing prize pool worth INR 3.28 Lac.

Entries – 164
Prizepool – 3.28 Lac
Places Paid – 17
Min Cash – 4,100

Coming out on top was none other than the WPT Online India Mini Leaderboard winner Arjun Arora aka “beatthefish66”, who finally outlasted “MallaNi” (runner-up for INR 57,400) in the heads-up.

Arora has been in breakout form of late and had won an impressive 10 tourney titles at the WPT Online India series last month. Last night, he added the Hexagram title to his tally for INR 91,840.

Pradip Ghosh “Nit2Donk” (4th place for INR 30,340) and recent Hijack Huskies winner Vinay B. aka “ContemporisT” (6th for INR 14,760) were the other notables who final-tabled the Hexagram tourney.