Thursday Majors: Gaurav Sood Wins His Second Godfather; Manish Lakhotia Ships Monster Turbo 5L

With the weekend approaching, online action has picked up the steam. It was a thundering Thursday with all leading brands conducting high-value tournaments yesterday. Headlining the day’s action on India’s largest poker site was the Thursday flagship, the 25 Lac GTD Godfather. The INR 5500 entry buy-in tourney saw online MTT crusher Gaurav “gauravarod” Sood overcoming a strong 467-entry field to win INR 6.12 Lac, the single largest score of the day on Finishing right behind Sood was none other than the four-time Godfather champion Sahil Mahboobani aka “imhighishove” who banked INR 3.62 Lac for his runner-up finish. Sood has already taken down a plethora of flagship events on and this was his second time winning the Godfather.  

  • Total Entries: 467
  • Prizepool: 25 Lac
  • Places Paid: 49
  • Min Cash: 13,750

The former WPT India Main Event champion Ashish “ragspoker”Munot (3rd for 2,50,000), Ratul “riverking021” Steves (4th for INR 1,87,500), Sahil “you3bi4b” Nair (5th for INR 1,25,000), last night`s  Monster Turbo 5L champion Manish “newkidpoker”  Lakhotia (6th for INR 87,500), and Varun “omniknight Meena (7th for INR 68,750) also made it to the Godfather final table last night.

5 Lac GTD Monster Turbo

Thursday on belonged to the top MTT pros and crushers. Featuring among the other Thursday chartbusters was Manish “newkidpoker” Lakhotia who championed the site’s 5 Lac GTD Monster Turbo for 1.57 Lac. Lakhotia was in a terrific form last night as he also finished 6th in the Godfather for INR 87,500, collecting over INR 2.44 Lac in Thursday winnings on

  • Total Entries: 259
  • Prizepool: 5.83 Lac
  • Places Paid: 27
  • Min Cash: 4,371

Akshay “nofuchsgiven” Dhingra (3rd for INR 69,930), and Wednesday’s Maverick and La Luna winner Nitesh Durgappa Mallanar aka “MallaNi” (4th for INR 50,991), Rajat “oshoswami” Sharma (5th for INR 34,965), Ajay “ajaysharawat” Sharawat (6th for INR 24,767) and Haider “donktown22” Madraswala (9th for INR 11655) were the other notable regs who ended their run on the Godfather final table.

Anish “PapaNegreanu” Arora (Won 1.5 Lac GTD Afternoon Adda for INR 32,772), “Chamling12” (Won 80K GTD Punch for INR 24,500), “BHRIGU23” (Won 50K GTD Sundown Adda for INR 11,874), & “Deviant” (Won 50K GTD Evening Adda for INR 10,912) featured among the other big winners.