Thursday Majors: Ashish Ahuja Wins Adda52’s Godfather For Second Time; Arun Sriram Ships Monster Turbo 5L

It was a thundering Thursday on with several exciting events running on the platform. The headline tourney of the day was the 25 Lac GTD Godfather that did reasonably well, pulling in a packed field of 553 entries to crush its listed guarantee and create a prize pool worth INR 27.65 Lac.

After a little over 9 hours of grueling play, the two-time Big Slick champion Ashish “rocky3705” Ahuja shipped it for INR 6.63 Lac in the top prize, with mystery player “bubba88” placing runner-up for INR 3,87,100. This is Ahuja’s second time winning Godfather and overall 15th  tourney title of the year.

  • Total Entries – 553
  • Prizepool – 27.65 Lac
  • Places Paid – 55
  • Min Cash – 12,443

Ratul “riverking021” Steves (3rd for INR 2,62,675), Karann “ICMsucks” Dembla (4th  for INR 2,07,375), Harshad Barve (5th for INR 1,38,250)WSOP bracelet winner Aditya “a_sushant” Sushant (7th for INR 69,125), & Achal “Believerinpain95” Sonale (8th for INR 55,300) were the other notable FT finishers. 

5 Lac GTD Monster Turbo

The other marquee event to play down to a winner on Adda52 yesterday was the Monster Turbo 5L. The INR 2500 entry buy-in tourney enjoyed an eventful run, logging in 339 entries and generating a guarantee-crushing prize pool of INR 7.63 Lac that was eventually divided among the top 34 players.

  • Total Entries – 339
  • Prizepool – 7.63 Lac
  • Places Paid – 34
  • Min Cash – 3,814

Walking away with the title and top prize of INR 2.02 Lac was online MTT reg Arun “runyrules” Sriram who came out on top of the field to win the tourney for the first time. The mystery reg “ImAlpha” placed runner-up for INR 1,16,319, with Kaushik “cosh” Tibrewal (3rd for INR 83,903) & Wednesday’s Maverick champion Armaan “tandavam” Kochhar (6th for INR 28,603) being other notables on the FT.

Among the other winners on yesterday, the mystery player “rotj2018” took down the Nighttide DST Adda tourney on for INR 31,281 after outlasting a field of 154 players.