Thursday Majors: Nanda Wins Godfather; Mandal Takes Down Monster Turbo 5L

A thundering Thursday saw some massive guarantees on offer. Headlining the day’s action on was the 25 Lac GTD Godfather. The INR 5500 buy-in tournament lasting for a little over 8 hours drew a total of 447 entries by the time late registration closed. There were some solid regs in contention for the Godfather title but Santa came bearing gifts for Pankaj Nanda aka “Pok3rking” on Christmas eve. He shipped the tourney to bank INR 4,94,381 in top prize, following a heads-up deal with “sugtha01” who finished runner-up to walk away with INR 4,80,619 for his deep finish.

Total Entries – 447
Prizepool – 25 Lac
Places Paid – 49
Min Cash – 13,750

Srihari “zombieballs” Bang (3rd place for INR 2,50,000), Ashish “rocky3705” Ahuja (4th for INR 1,87,500), Anik “slotmachine” Ajmera (5th for INR 1,25,000), and Anmol “anzzzzz” Mehta (8th for INR 56,250) were the prominent players who ended their run on the final table of the marquee tourney.

5 Lac GTD Monster Turbo

Abhishek Mandal “abhisekchem86” topped a 221-entry field in the 5 Lac GTD Monster Turbo to win INR 1,36,250 in top prizemoney. Mystery player “ThePokerProfessor” came in second for INR 80,000.

Total Entries – 221
Prizepoool – 5 Lac
Places Paid – 24
Min Cash – 3,750

Rahul “qwerty3293” Singroha (3rd for INR 61,250), Aditya “konstantin” Singh (4th for INR 43,750), Aditya “adit11” Kulkarni (6th for INR 21,250), Anab “ChampakBhoomiya” Naiyer (7th for INR 16,250),& Sushant “Tryndamere” Singh (9th for INR 10,000) were the other known regs to finish on the FT.