Running from 6th to 13th June, the third edition of the Deltin Online Poker Tournament (DOPT) series on Adda52.com was at the forefront of the Indian poker world’s attention. After 8 days of its eventful run, the marquee series ended in style with its final day yesterday drawing in an impressive 3523 entries to surpass the day’s overall guarantee and create INR 2.11 Crores in the total prize pool.
The biggest chunk of the day’s prize pool was dispersed in the 1.5 Crore GTD DOPT Main Event. The showstopper tourney of the series logged in a field of 1507 entrants over 6 starting flights to create a guarantee-crushing prize pool of INR 1,50,70,018. The epic finale of the mega main event began last night with 171 survivors returning to contend for the grand prizes but only the top 161 finished ITM.
Total Entries – 1507
Prizepool – 1, 50,70,018
Places Paid – 161
Min Cash – 31498
Trouncing the guarantee-smashing field to become the DOPT Main Event champion was Gagandeep Malik aka ‘gaganhyd’. Already a winner of Adda52’s big-ticket events like Mega Suits, WPT Monday Feature, AOPS Candolim, Inception, & The Mint, Malik outlasted the online MTT specialist Manish Lakhotia aka ‘newkidpoker’ heads-up to win a jaw-dropping INR 24,69,938. Lakhotia collected an equally impressive INR 17,92,435. Vishal “GigaaBet” Bajaj took the final spot on the podium, finishing 3rd for INR 13,00,770. Anish Garg (4th for INR 9,43,968), Sahil Mahboobani (7th for 3,60,767) & Mohit Dhingra (8th for 2,61,808) were the other notable names on the FT of the DOPT Main Event Finale.
25 Lac GTD DOPT 6 Max Showdown
The second biggest tourney to play down to a winner on the final day of the DOPT series was the 25 Lac GTD DOPT 6-Max Showdown. The INR 7700 buy-in tourney enjoyed an eventful run, pulling in a total of 452 entries to collect a whopping 31.64 Lac that was eventually shared by the top 49 players.
Total Entries – 452
Prizepool – 31.64 Lac
Places Paid – 49
Min Cash – 17402
After nine hours and 13 minutes of play, Rohit “kudos0505” Behal was the last player standing. He banked a hefty INR 7.75 Lac and bagged his career-first DOPT title. Ankit “loser05” Khattar placed runner-up for INR 4.58 Lac. Also on the FT were Armaan “Tandavam” Kochhar (3rd for INR 3,16,400), Arsh “BigggTymeR” Grover (4th for 2,37,300), & Puneet “j4jolly” Mishra (5th for INR 1,58,200).
15 Lac GTD DOPT June Special
The 15 Lac GTD DOPT June Special garnered 710 participants, collecting a guarantee-crushing prize pool worth INR 16.15 Lac. The former Full House third-place finisher Arun Sriram topped the field in the INR 2500 buy-in tourney to pocket the winner’s paycheque worth INR 4.03 Lac. The mystery player ‘RickyRPG1997’ placed runner-up and walked away with a cool INR 2.34 Lac for his efforts.
Total Entries -710
Prizepool – 16.15 Lac
Places Paid – 72
Min Cash – 3231
Also on the FT were Ritesh “ritesh5812” Tripathi (3rd for INR 1,58,295), Karan “gogikaran” Malhotra (4th for INR 1,13,068), Aman “GiggsyBet” Chauhan (5th for INR 80,763), Sandeep Bhatnagar (6th for INR 56,534), Gautam “rabbithunter” Kaul (7th for 44,419) & Devang “spark123” Yadav (8th for INR 32,305).
5 Lac GTD DOPT Madness
Karan “JUNIOR11” Kapur came out on top of a guarantee-crushing field of 507 entries in the 5 Lac GTD DOPT Madness to collect the winner’s paycheque worth INR 98,128. He eventually agreed to a heads-up deal with Mohit “thejokerrrr” Mehta who banked INR 94,532 for his runner-up finish.
Total Entries – 507
Prizepool – 5.07 Lac
Places Paid- 55
Min Cash – 2282
Other Winners From DOPT Final Day
The mystery reg “mj3332” (won 2 Lac GTD DOPT Royale PKO for INR 77,376), “John2312” (won INR 1.5 Lac GTD DOP Kickoff for INR 42,240), “Kviscool” (won 1.5 Lac GTD DOPT Suites for INR 41,700), & “Allin10k” (won 1 Lac GTD DOPT Flint for INR 33,555) were the other titles winners yesterday.