Thursday Majors: Dembla Denies Sood Godfather Title; ‘faizal1506’ Leads Nano ME 1A Survivors; Raj Wins Nano Godfather

Action at the ongoing 1.1 Crore GTD Nano Poker Series (NPS) on has intensified with the most-awaited tournament of the series, the 25 Lac GTD Nano Main Event beginning proceedings on Thursday. Day 1A of the event saw 195 hopefuls converging to the felts. After 29 levels of play, only 26 runners made it to Day 2. Topping the list of advancing players was mystery reg “faizal1506” (318,412), with “Sammybulldog” (271,291), Sanish “Sanish21” Chhabra  (197,327), “avikon” (191,626) & online MTT reg Aman “Karmapoker” Parakh (176,263) rounding out the top five stacks of the day.

Thursday marked Day 4 of the NPS and there were a total of 8 tournaments playing out during the day. The biggest tourney to play down to a winner was the 3.20 Lac GTD Nano Godfather that drew an impressive 676 entries to create a prize pool worth INR 3.38 Lac. Walking away with the lion’s share of the prize pool was Sagar “rajsagar32” Raj who banked for INR 59,576 for his first major win on He eventually defeated “Kviscool” (runner-up for INR 43,234) in heads-up. Also making it to the final table was Aman “karmapoker” Parakh who finished 5th for INR 16,523.

The second biggest tourney on Day 4 of the NPS was the 2 Lac GTD Nano DST that found a winner in Rahul “poker_king52” Purohit who outlasted ‘abhiric12’ (runner-up for INR 39269) in heads-up to bank the top prize worth  64,800. ‘SANDY123890’ (won 1.20 Lac GTD Nano Thursday Adda for INR 31,200),‘Messironaldo007’ (won 1.35 Lac GTD Nano Siesta for INR 29,743), ‘echan’ (won 35 Lac GTD Nano PLO 35K for INR 9,902),‘FuckedUpLife’ (won 75K GTD Nano Crack Jack for INR 14,909), & ‘abhibinibarbie’ (won 30K GTD Nano Battleship for INR 9,018) won the other NPS titles yesterday.

25 Lac GTD Godfather

Running alongside the Nano Main Event 1A was the Thursday flagship – the 25 Lac GTD Godfather. The INR 5500 buy-in tourney played down to a heads-up battle between the former Hurricane winner Karann “ICMsucks” Dembla and the two-time Godfather and three-time Adda52 Millions champion Gaurav “gauravarod” Sood. The former emerged victorious to win his career-best INR 6.12 Lac, with online MTT crusher Sood settling for the runner-up payout worth INR 3.62 Lac.

  • Total Entries – 469
  • Prizepool – 25 Lac
  • Places Paid – 49
  • Min Cash – 13,750

Also making it to the Godfather FT were Abhishek “thegrinder” Garg (4th for INR 1,87,500), Ayush “lazyman” Garg (5th for INR 1,25,000), Laksh “boomtilt23” Pal Sing (6th for INR 87,500) & Harshad “laiibhari” Barve (7th for INR 68,750), & Abhishek “pomfret1989” Goindi (8th for INR 56,250). Online reg, Niharika “Nixiepixie” Bindra, bubbled the event’s final table, finishing 9th for INR 40,000.

 5 Lac GTD Monster Turbo

 The mystery player ‘defeated’  was the last player standing in the 5 Lac GTD Monster Turbo and won INR 1.64 Lac. Online MTT reg Shagun “sogani94” Jain placed runner-up, winning INR 95,681 prize.

  • Total Entries – 270
  • Prizepool – 6.07 Lac
  • Places Paid – 27
  • Min Cash – 4,556

Anmol “anmol39” Agarwal (3rd for INR 72,900), Akshat “akshat03” Sharma (6th for INR 25,819), Pradip “Nit2Donk” Gosh (7th for INR  19,744), & Ritwik “ritwik27” Khanna (8th for INR 15,188) were the other notable players who ended their run on the final table of the Monster Turbo tourney yesterday.