Sunday Majors: Ashutosh Balodhi Is The New Adda52 Big Game Champion; Avinash Koneru Wins 25L Nano ME Finale

It was a power-packed Sunday on, and the site’s Sunday headliner 50 Lac GTD Adda52 Big Game was the talk of the virtual felts as the INR 27500 buy-in high roller pulled in an impressive 234 entries, comfortably crushing its 50 Lac GTD with a prize pool collection of INR 58.50 Lac. In the end, it was the in-form MTT pro-Ashutosh “senojwod” Balodhi who championed the star-studded field, claiming INR 14,07,700 (his best score on Adda52) and topping the Sunday charts on the site.

  • Total Entries: 234
  • Prize pool: 58.50 Lac
  • Places Paid: 24

En route to his massive victory,  Balodhi came out on top of a star-studded final table featuring long-time poker pro Shravan “sweatmyass13” Chhabria (2nd for INR 11,34,125), Himanshu “pirateking7” Arora (3rd for INR 7,02,000), Neel “neeljoshi23” Joshi (4th for INR 5,03,100), online MTT beast Gaurav “gauravarod” Sood (5th for INR 3,51,000), and Anish “PapaNegreanu” Arora (6th for INR 2,48,625).

25 Lac GTD Nano Main Event

This entire past week was flooded with poker action on and the 1 Crore GTD Nano Poker Series (NPS) that ran from 21st to 27th November dominated the action. The series came to a rousing close after handing out the last eight titles last night. The biggest draw at the series, 25 Lac GTD Nano Main Event, crowned a champion last night. The INR 1,650 buy-in registered a 1515-entry field across seven starting flights. The finale of the mega event began at 10 PM with 194 finalists. Only 161 of them were to get paid, and the race for the title lasted for a little over five hours.

  • Total Entries: 1515
  • Prize pool: 25 Lac
  • Places Paid: 161

The former Big Millions champion Avinash “avinkon” Koneru outlasted them all and got his hands on the INR 3,24,245 first-place prize. He struck a heads-up deal with Kritarth “TightAgressive28” Pant who walked with INR 3,03,878. Gautam “rabbithunter” Kaul finished third, winning INR 1,56,597.

15 Lac GTD Nano Highroller

Another prominent winner on the final day of the NPS was a popular MTT reg in Anmol “anzzzzz” Mehta who topped a 536-entry field to win INR 2,78,338. He finally bested Anurag “NormanBates” Srivastava who banked INR 2,04,021 for his runner-up finish. Also on the final table were Kritagya “kritagya_17” Sharma (3rd for INR 1,49,547), & Prashanth “ekthatalli” Sekar (4th for INR 1,09,617).

  • Total Entries: 536
  • Prize pool: 15 Lac
  • Places Paid: 55

Puneet “j4jolly” Mishra (Won 2.25 Lac GTD Nano DST for INR 58,573), Shiv “cheekychugh” Chugh (Won 2.5 Lac GTD Nano Monster Turbo for INR 45,320), the user “hardiknair1999” (Won 2 Lac GTD Nano Fantastic Four for INR 36,541), “gunrider” (Won 1 Lac GTD Nano Daily Adda for INR 20,433), “UniquePersonality” (Won 30K GTD Nano Battleship for INR 9,000), & Shawn “spanktastic” Chatterton (Won Nano PLO 25K GTD for INR 7,250) took down the other tourney titles on the final of the NPS.