Wednesday Majors: Omprakash Bajaj Denies Arora Maverick Title; Sood Takes Down La Luna

It was an action-packed Wednesday on, with several high-value tournaments taking place on the site. Headlining the day’s action was the 15 Lac GTD Maverick. Running as part of the site’s “Suit Up January” promotion, the INR 2500 buy-in featured tourney pulled in a total of 603 entries by the time late registration closed. After eight and a half hours of play, Ankit “imluckbox” Omprakash Bajaj came out on top to ship it for INR 3.82 Lac. Divik “luckysinghh” Arora came close to winning the marquee online tourney but had to settle for a runner-up finish worth INR 2.17 Lac.

Total Entries – 603
Prizepool – 15 Lac
Places Paid – 63
Min Cash – 3750

The 2019 WPT India Mega Stack champion, Madhav “madzoopa” Gupta, who had also won the WPT Tuesday Feature title for INR 6.55 Lac last year in November, finished 3rd for INR 1,49,250. Bharat “rungooserun” Vasan (4th place for INR 1,08,750), Ankit “d00mtr00p3r” Wadhawan (6th for INR 52,500) and Himanshu “pirateking7” Arora (7th for INR 41,250) were other notable FT finishers.

4 Lac GTD La Luna

The other major tourney running as part of the “Suit Up January” promotion, the 4 Lac GTD La Luna, saw MTT crusher Gaurav “gauravarod” Sood navigating his way to the top of a 212-entry field to win INR 1.11 Lac. The winningest player of 2020, Sood from Gurgaon has bagged several titles in the New Year. However, last night’s win happens to be his first major tourney title of 2021 on Adda52.

Total Entries – 212
Prizepool – 4 Lac
Places Paid – 21
Min Cash – 3600

To claim his La Luna tourney win last night, Sood came out on top of a strong final table that had MTT regs like Abhiroop “Daniel90” Gupta (3rd for INR 49,400), Attman “att1992” Pradipbhai Velani (4th for INR 36,000), and Abhishek “abhisekchem86” Mandal who finished 6th for INR 17,200.