With the increasing popularity of poker in India, any time a major poker tournament comes around, it is no surprise to see that several members of the Indian Poker Community enjoying the action that unfolds in Goa. Thanks to the overwhelming response received by Indian Poker Community in the last two editions of Deltin Poker Tournament that took place in January and August 2016, Adda52.com hosted yet another live tournament series.
As the December edition of DPT concluded on Monday, November 14, let’s look at a glance which player took down which event. “Deltin Poker Tournament Presented by Adda52.com” was a six-day poker carnival that took place at Deltin Royale Casino from 9th – 14th November 2016 wherein players got an opportunity to get their hands on total prize pool of INR 1 Crore.
The series kicked off with an online “5K Warm Up” Event that took place exclusively on www.adda52.com for a buy-in of Rs. 5,000 and a prize pool of Rs.500,000. ‘DoJingBULLETS’ won this online tournament and collected Rs. 2 Lacs in prize money.
The live action began on November 10 with 10K Kickoff event wherein players got an opportunity to grab a share from the prize pool of Rs. 10,00,000. At the showdown, it was Vidwath Shetty who won the battle after knocking out Keshav Chadha in the heads up match. Shetty won Rs.4,30,000 in prize money for the first place finish.
This was followed by a 2-day event – the DPT 60K High Roller – a freeze out the event with a whopping pay-out of Rs. 40,00,000. After battling out the tough field of 92 players, it was Gagandeep Malik who claimed the title and took home Rs. 17,66000 in prize money while Vivek Rughani finished as runner-up for Rs.10,76000.
Live poker action didn’t end here. The next in line was Adda52 30K Main Event, a 2-day tournament that offered a prize pool of Rs. 35,00,000 for a buy-in of 30,000. Witnessing the large field of 161 players, the event saw the participation of some notable poker players – the Adda52 Pros Amit Jain, Kunal Patni, Nikita Luther and Tarun Goyal, Archit Khandelwala, Romit Advani, Abhishedk Goindi, etc. Gautam Sachdeva claimed the main event title for Rs. 1304000 after defeating Kanishka Samant. He earned Rs. 821000 for his runner-up finish.
Furthermore, Masood Shaikh won the DPT 10K+5K Bounty title after knocking out the tough field of 160 players and secured Rs. 432,000 in prize money. The tournament series culminated with its concluding event – 15K 6-Max PLO. This event saw the participation of 55 players and was won by Kunal Patni, the member of Adda52 Pro Live. He took home Rs. 252,300 for his first place finish.
Adda52.com congrats all the winners for a wonderful display of skills.