Thursday Majors: Narayan Denies Sood Godfather Title; Patel Ships Monster Turbo; Barnwal Leads Nano ME Day 1D Survivors

The high octane action continues on with the 1 Crore GTD Nano Poker Series (NPS) in full swing. Day 4 of the high-value series on the site had eight tournies lined up, including the series headliner, INR 35 Lac GTD Nano Main Event. Day 1D of the Main Event logged in an impressive 295 entries and after 29 levels of play, only 41 players could qualify for Day 2. Former AOPS Mini High Roller winner Sajjan Barnwal aka “haitohhai” bagged the end of the day chip lead with a stack of 374,667, while Vivek “vivek94540” Singh (364,801) & “2646rahul” (263,860) rounded out the top 3 stacks of the day. APL ambassador Sumit Sapra aka “Hammer_Head” (241,287) and WPT Online India Bounty Championship winner Rohan “rohan142” Soman (152,819) ended among the top 10 stacks.

NPS Day 4 Winners

Like Day 3, there were a total of 7 winners crowned on Day 4 of the NPS. The biggest tourney of the day was the 2.5 Lac GTD Nano Godfather that collected a guarantee-crushing prizepool of INR 2.70 Lac on the back of 541 entries ponying up the INR 550 buy-in. The lion’s share of this prizemoney went to “rapunzel” who shipped the tourney to bank INR 36,618, following a three-way deal with “dontknowpoker” (runner-up for INR 36,358) and Neeraj “neerunj” Sattawat (3rd for INR 36,329).

The 6 other winners on Day 4 of the NPS included the following players:

“thepokerfaceblr” (won the 1.5 Lac GTD Nano DST for INR 50,728)
“hswpoker” (won the 1 Lac GTD Nano Siesta for INR 31,474)
“karan880” (won the 75K GTD Nano Thursday Adda for INR 21,465)
“echayan” (won the 70K Nano Crack Jack for INR 14,028)
“zimbawe” (won the Nano 30K (R+A) for INR 9,200)
“kelokon” (won the 30K Nano Battleship for INR 10,098)

25 Lac GTD Godfather

The biggest Adda52 tourney to crown a winner on Thursday was the 25 Lac GTD Godfather. The tournament lasted for a little under 9 hours and when the dust settled, it was the well-known MTT reg Sreekanth Narayan aka “n0thing” who shipped it to bank INR 6.12 Lac in top prizemoney. A total of 456 entries coming in for the tournament were not enough to meet the tourney’s guarantee.

Joining Narayan on the podium were the winningest player of this year in Gaurav “gauravarod” Sood (runner-up for INR 3,62,500) and Pranay “setmeup” Chawla (3rd place for INR 2,50,000).

Poker phenom Sood had a blistering run yesterday as he scored three final table finishes, with his best score of the day being INR 3,62,500 that came for his runner-up finish in the Godfather.

Also at the FT were Nagendra Vadlamani “Doravad” (4th for INR 1,87,500), Sriharsha Doddapaneni aka “Ivey2” (5th for INR 1,25,000), Ankur “aceleration” Sehgal (6th for INR 87,500), Ram Kakkar aka “mowgumotu” (7th for INR 68,750), & Abhishek Gubba aka “messi010010” (8th for INR 56,250).

5 Lac GTD Monster Turbo

The 5 Lac GTD Monster Turbo was the second biggest event to crown a winner last night. After more than 5 hours of play, it was the well-known MTT pro Chiraag Patel aka “vipervenom” who shipped it for INR 1,37,500 after outlasting 209 entries, including “rg912” (runner-up for INR 81,250) in HU.

Siddharth Pandey aka “Gabandheer” (3rd for INR 61,750), Deepak Singh aka “Peacelover” (4th for INR 45,000), Sajjan Barnwal aka “HaiTohHai” (5th for INR 31,250), Wednesday’s Maverick winner Manish Lakhotia aka “newkidpoker” (6th for INR 21,250), Arun Sriram aka “runyrules” (7th for INR 17,500), and Rahul Singroha aka “qwerty3293” (9th for INR 11,250) were the other notable FT finishers.