Sunday Majors: Ahuja Wins Adda52’s Mega Suits; Barot & Patodia Among Other Big Winners

As usual, it was an action-packed Sunday on the virtual felts with all major poker sites hosting big guaranteed tournaments. Headlining the action on the first Sunday of the 2021 was the 30 Lac GTD Mega Suits. Sporting a buy-in of INR 5500, the tourney pulled in a total of 564 entries by the time late registration closed. After close to eight hours of play, it was the lawyer-turned poker pro Ashish “rocky3705” Ahuja who raced past the competition and walked away with INR 6.04 Lac. He finally struck a HU deal with Jaideep ‘nawjas’ Sajwan who banked INR 5,11,944 for his runner-up finish.

Total Entries – 564
Prizepool – 30 Lac
Places Paid – 63
Min Cash – 12,750

Ahuja is a very consistent online scorer in the country and had ended the 2020 as one of the most profitable players with yearly cashes worth INR 3,38,02,969. Some of his biggest cashes of the year 2020 on included a 3rd-place finish in the AOPS Holdem Highroller for INR 6.35 Lac, a 2nd-place finish in AOPS Godfather for INR 5.91 Lac. He won several big guaranteed tournaments on the site in 2020 and this included winning the AOPS Big Slick for INR 5.47 Lac, the AOPS Inception for INR 3.98 Lac, the AOPS Big Stack Turbo for INR 3.87 Lac, and the WPT Thursday Feature for 3.62 Lac.

Sanket “blackcod” Arora (3rd for INR 2.73 Lac), Manish “newkidpoker” Lakhotia (5th for INR 1.50 Lac), Mohit “monuguru” Gupta (6th for INR 1.05 Lac), Vinay “vinay0902” Rajpal (7th for INR 82,500), and Ravindra “wormhole”Arikeri (8th for INR 60K) were the other notables who FT-ed the Mega Suits.

25 Lac GTD Adda52 Millions

The second biggest tourney on yesterday was the 25 Lac GTD Adda52 Millions with a buy-in of INR 11K. The popular Sunday tourney drew 227 runners and outlasting them all was the Siddharth “psychg0d” Barot who walked away with an impressive INR 6.86 Lac in top prize.

Total Entries – 227
Prizepool – 25 Lac
Places Paid – 24
Min Cash – 21,250

Arjunn “HaanMeinFlipHoon” Agrawal finished runner-up for INR 4 Lac, while the well-known MTT pro Goonjan “gmtesting” Mall (3rd for INR 3 Lac) took the final spot on the podium. Kanav “alibaba_kings” Parwal (4th for INR 2.15 Lac), Abhishek “dx23” Rathod (5th for INR 1,50,000) and Akshay “Powershell” Asawa (6th for INR 1.06 Lac) were the other notable MTT regs who notched up final table scores.

12.5 Lac GTD Big Slick

Adda52’s Big Slick sporting a buy-in of INR 2500 clocked in 596 entries. Aditya “balls86” Kumar Patodia, who had won The Ballers last month, came out on top to win INR 2.28 Lac in top prize.

Total Entries – 596
Total Prizepool – 12.5 Lac
Places Paid – 62
Min Cash – 7231

The eventual winner, Patodia eventually struck a three-way deal with Ankita ‘ankumalik’ Ajay (runner-up for INR 1.96 Lac) and Siddharth “CARDashian66” Kadel (3rd place for a payout of INR 1.31 Lac).