Adda52.com is full of action, not only from regular traffic but from those flocking to play the WPT Online India (WPTOI) series that offers a whopping INR 13.5 Crores in guaranteed prizemoney and an additional 35 Lac in leaderboard prizes. The series kicked off on November 5 and runs through November 22. There are a whopping 32 trophy events including several exciting high roller tourneys.
The first high roller tourney of the series, the 30 Lac GTD WPT India Mini Highroller, took place on November 6 and crowned a winner in former Adda52 Millions champion Nagendra Vadlamani aka ‘Doravad’ who banked an impressive INR 8.75 Lac and a magnificent WPT trophy for his victory.
The biggest high roller tourney of the series, the 65 Lac GTD WPT India Super High Roller, kicks off tomorrow at 9PM. Ahead of the second most-anticipated tournament of the series, we decided to look back at Yasheel Doddanavar’s story of winning the 100K WPT India High Roller tourney at the WPT India series that ran from 15th to 21st October 2019 at the champions den – Deltin Royale, Goa.
Throwback Story of Yasheel Doddanavar
The 100K High Roller tourney was the second biggest tournament at the WPT India 2019 and it was Doddanavar who turned out to be the biggest crusher of the tournament after outlasting a strong 127-entry field to bank his personal best INR 34.64 Lac, which remains his best score till date.
For Doddanavar, 2019 was a break-out year as the UK-based player came close to claiming his first live title in the PHP 107,500 High Rollers 2 at the 2019 APT Philippines in May, finishing runner-up for PHP 1,225,000 (INR 16.34 Lac). The same year, he also made his maiden trip to the 50th annual WSOP, where he posted a total of four scores for a cumulative $40,273 (INR 28.52 Lac). After cashes in live tournaments in Vietnam, Korea, Manila and Las Vegas where he earned in excess of $100K in prize money, he then joined the 2019 WPT India in Goa where he went on to win the 100K High Roller, bagging not just his first live title but also his first ever cash in a live tournament in India.
About Doddanavar’s WPT India High Roller Win
It was truly a hard-earned win for Doddanavar as he had to put up a great fight to best a tough field in the high roller that saw some of the best players from across the country and had even a few international players including Taiwan’s Kuang Hung Lee (finished 3rd for a prize of INR 12.84 Lac).
The final day of the High Roller started with 48 survivors led by Armaan Kochhar (165,500). Doddanavar had started the day with a modest stack of 40,500, but steadily built his stack to reach the final table placed second in chips holding 1,070,000. At the FT, he eliminated the likes of Manish Gandhi, Abhishek Rathod, and Aditya G in heads-up to finally get his hands on the WPT trophy.
Doddanavar’s Experience Pays Off In The End!
After Kuang Hung Lee’s elimination in third place, the heads-up between Aditya G. (25.90 Million) and Yasheel Doddanavar (24.90 Million) began with the former being slightly ahead. However, Doddanavar being more experienced, with a plenty of international scores to his name, brought all his skill and knowledge to play, eventually snatching the title from Aditya. In the final hand, both players had their chips in the middle pre-flop with Doddanavar being ahead with Ah 5h against Aditya G’s Qc 10c. The board ran Kd 3c 9s 4s 5s, giving Doddanavar a pair of fives to win the title.
Final Table Payouts (INR):
1.Yasheel Doddanavar – INR 34,64,965
2.Aditya G. – INR 34,64,965
3.Kuang Hung Lee – INR 12,84,425
4.Abhishek Rathod – INR 8,06,500
5.Raman Gujral – INR 5,97,410
6.Abhay Kumar Bokadia – INR 5,13,770
7.Akash Malik – INR 4,45,070
8.Manish Gandhi – INR 3,94,290
9.Roshan Rodrigues – INR 3,46,495
Get Ready To Become The Next WPT Champion In WPT India Super High Roller Tomorrow!
Another chance awaits for the high rollers to prove their skills on the virtual felt in the 65 Lac GTD WPT India Super High Roller tournament starting tomorrow (12th November) at 9PM on Adda52. Sporting a buy-in of INR 55K, it is the biggest buy-in tournament of the ongoing WPT Online India series and is therefore set to attract some of the best players from across the country. The winner of the event will not only walk away with a whopping uptop prize but also get a beautiful WPT trophy.
If you are looking to win Big and get your hands on a WPT Trophy, this is a must-play tournament. The registration for the marquee tourney is already on. So, what are you waiting for? Register Now!.