DOPT Day 4: Siddhanth Kripalani & Punya Behera Win The Headliners; Dhaval Doshi Nails Two Tournaments

Wednesday marked Day 4 of the  GTD Deltin Online Poker Tournament (DOPT) on It was yet another action-packed day, with as many as nine events on the day’s schedule. While there were plenty of elite grinders seen in action, stealing the spotlight were online regs in Punya Behera and Siddhanth Kripalani. Punya was the top scorer of the day as he banked INR 4.41 Lac for shipping the 12.5 Lac GTD DOPT PKO. The second biggest score of the day belonged to Kripalani who took down the day’s headliner, the 17 Lac GTD DOPT Wednesday feature, to win INR 3 Lac in top prizemoney. Let us check out the top highlights and moments from Day 4 of the DOPT series.

17 Lac GTD DOPT Wednesday Feature

The biggest draw on Day 4 of the DOPT was the 17 Lac GTD DOPT Wednesday Feature. Sporting a buy-in of INR 2750, the event attracted 613 contenders. After a little over eight hours of play, it was the 2020 WPT India Super Highroller champion Siddhanth ‘Sidstack’ Kripalani who came out on top of the field to win it for INR 3 Lac. Dhaval “faizal1506” Doshi placed runner-up for INR 2.17 Lac.

Doshi enjoyed a blistering run last night with a runner-up finish and two DOPT titles. Yes, he not only finished runner-up in the DOPT Wednesday Feature but also won DOPT Deep Dive for INR 52,401 and DOPT Daily Kickoff for INR 41,700, apart from finishing deep in various other DOPT tourneys.

  1. Total Entries: 613
  2. Prizepool: 17 Lac
  3. Places Paid: 98
  4. Min Cash: 5,833

MTT regs in Ratul “riverking021” Steves (5th for INR 83,106) and Karann “ICMsucks” Dembla (8th for INR 31,762) were the other notables who made it to the final table of the Wednesday headliner. 


The other DOPT marquee, 12.5 Lac GTD DOPT PKO, saw Punya ‘ShamalDas’ Behera overcoming a field of 229 entries. It was a memorable win for Behera as he converted INR 660 satellite buy-in into INR 4.41 Lac payday (includes 19 bounties worth INR 98,269) after shipping the tourney. Manesh ‘TEAMfromHELL’ Rathod finished runner-up for INR 2.29 Lac (includes INR 28,523 in bounties).

  • Total Entries: 229
  • Prizepool: 12.5 Lac
  • Places Paid: 24
  • Min Cash: 10,625

Vinay “vinay0902” Rajpal (3rd for INR 1,67,063), Deepak “peacelover” Singh (4th for INR 1,12,047), Saurabh “Charlizard” Ramola (6th for INR 62,219), birthday girl Kanchan “thandicoke” Sharma (7th for INR 44,234) & Anant “Pro_baba” PS (8th for INR 44,329) also final-tabled the DOPT PKO last night.

The mystery player ‘Shobhit1990’ (Won DOPT Warm Up 3 Lac GTD for INR 84,000), Devashish ‘007.devashish’ Jain (Won DOPT Palms 3.50 Lac GTD for INR 65,744), Pawan ‘bubba88’ Kumar (Won DOPT Royale 2 Lac GTD for INR 56,986), and Shawn ‘spanktastic’ Chatterton (Won DOPT Flint 1 Lac GTD for INR 29,921) walked away with the other DOPT titles yesterday on

DOPT Leaderboard Standings After Day 4

With Day 4 of the DOPT now in the books, Dhaval ‘faizal1506’ Doshi continues to lead the leaderboard standings with 699 points. Following him are Devrat ‘Vickypune’ Singh at the #2 position with 489 points, & Shawn ‘spanktastic’ Chatterton at the #3 position with 465 points.

  1. Dhaval ‘faizal1506’ Doshi – 699
  2. Devrat ‘Vickypune’ Singh – 489
  3. Shawn ‘spanktastic’ Chatterton – 465
  4. Devashish ‘007.devashish’ Jain – 462
  5. sumitpal009 – 420
  6. defeated – 413
  7. Pankaj ‘pankajC’ Chaturvedi – 398
  8. nehrasaab – 376
  9. Gadadhar “Indianthug” Behera- 373
  10. Yogesh ‘POKERBRAT0118’ Choudhary – 364

Today’s Schedule

The action is set to intensify today with the 1.5 Crore GTD Main Event kicking off with its first of the six flights – Day 1A at 8 PM. The other high-value tournament you won’t want to miss is the 30 Lac GTD DOPT Thursday Feature starting at 9 PM tonight. Here is the complete schedule for the day: