The biggest-ever Adda52 Online Poker Series (AOPS) featuring a mind-boggling INR 22 Crores in guarantees across 250 + events and an impressive 35 Lac in the leaderboard prizes wrapped-up successfully this past Sunday. As expected, the 28-day long online poker festival did reasonably well, drawing in a whopping 93,735 overall entries and awarding INR 23.75 Crores in total prizemoney.
Headlining the flagship series was the 3 Crore GTD AOPS Main Event that was eventually shipped by Nitish Gupta from Kolkata, who has already made two deep finishes in the past AOPS Main Events. Gupta outlasted a massive field of 2673 entries including a star-studded FT to win his career-best score of INR 50 Lac. The second biggest tournament of the series was the 1.5 Crore GTD AOPS Mini- Main Event that was taken down by the well-known pro Arjanveer Singh Chadha who topped a 1890-entry field and walked away with INR 30 Lac, which is by far his best score on adda52.com.
The AOPS Special Edition fulfilled operator expectations; the following statistics attest to the same:
- Number of Series Events: 250+
- Total Series Guarantee: 22 Crores
- Total Series Prizes Awarded: 23.75 Crores
- Total Number of Entries: 93,735
- Single Biggest Event Prize: 3 Crore prizepool (AOPS Main Event)
- Main Event Winner Prize Money : 50 Lac
- Multi-Day Largest Entry Event: Main Event (2673 Entries)
- Single-Day AOPS Largest Entry Event: AOPS Wheel (970 Entries)
- Total Leaderboard Prizes: 35 Lac
- Leaderboard Winners Prize Money: SUV & Bike
Five Most Profitable Players From AOPS Special Edition
Every day there were several big money events on the schedule of the series, providing players multiple opportunities to win BIG. While the online poker festival saw so many big winners, here we present the names of top 5 players who ended up the online series as the most profitable ones:
1.Nitish Gupta (INR 50,18,500)
With an ITM finish and his massive win at the 3 Crore GTD AOPS Main Event, Gupta ended up the series as the most profitable player, earning a whopping INR 50,18,500 cash prizes from the series.
2.Arjanveer Singh Chadha (INR 50,09,488).
Chadha was one of the most consistent performers at the recently-concluded series. He won the AOPS Mini Main Event, Maverick, PLO Bounty and Monster Stack, and final-tabled five tournaments to eventually top the AOPS Mega Leaderboard. He collected a massive INR 50,09,488 from the series.
3.Sanat Mehrotra (INR 36,56,482)
With his win in AOPS Cowboys, 4 runner-up finishes and several other deep finishes, the online MTT crusher Sanat Mehrotra was another most consistent player. He ended up the series as the third most profitable player with INR 36,56,482 in earnings. He was also the Mega Leaderboard runner-up with 1776 points and received 5 Lac in prizemoney for his consistent performances at the AOPS.
4.Ashish Garg (INR 32,94,068)
With his runner-up finish in the 3 Crore GTD AOPS Main Event and AOPS Brunch along with a couple of deep runs across other AOPS events, Garg collected INR 32,94,068 in earnings from the series.
5.Shashank Jain (INR 30,23,025)
The Delhi lad Shashank Jain did pretty well at the series, winning the AOPS Super High Roller and Godfather and scoring several Final Table finishes, apart from running deep in several other AOPS events. His consistency through the series helped him to earn an impressive INR 30,23,025 in prizes.
AOPS Leaderboard Winners
Along with massive prizes given away, an additional prize money of 35 Lac was up for grabs in AOPS Leaderboards. In fact, there were two leaderboards this time. The biggest of the two was the 25 Lac GTD Mega Leaderboard that was eventually topped by the AOPS Mini Main Event winner Arjanveer Singh Chadha who scored a total of 1825 points to top it and earn a luxury SUV Car worth 10 Lac. Finishing runner-up to him was online MTT crusher Sanat Mehrotra (1776 Points) who earned 5 Lac.
Topping the Mini Leaderboard featuring 10 Lac prizemoney was the most consistent player of the series, Pratibh Saluja who scored 3140 points to top it and earn a Roadster Bike worth 3 Lac. Finishing as the runner-up on the Mini Leaderboard was Dinesh Singh who eventually ended up the race with 2912 points. There was a close fight between Saluja and Singh as they went neck and neck through the series and no one could exactly tell as to who was going to win. Saluja won as many as 11 events, while Singh won more events than him but Saluja’s deep finishes across several other AOPS events fetched him enough points to top the leaderboard and earn a Bike worth 3 Lac.