Adda52 Poker Pros
A group of top-drawer poker professionals from across the country became a part of Adda52 Pro Live. These players are the most successful poker players of the Indian poker circuit, and have won several tournaments and titles in India as well as overseas. The team is a perfect blend of experienced upperclassmen and talented youth, online grinders and live game pros. With such a distinct spectrum of poker players, the members of Adda52 Pro Live are the real ambassadors of poker in India. Being a part of the Adda52 Pro Live, these players will represent India’s biggest poker brand and step-up in promoting poker as a game of skill in the country.
This gorgeous Bollywood actress has starred in lots of popular movies like Yahaan, Bachna Ae Haseeno, Well Done Abba, Corporate, etc. Although Minissha started playing poker just as a recreational activity, about eight to nine years back, it soon turned into her passion. Minissha is Adda52’s celebrity poker pro who has made appearances in a number of prestigious live national and international poker tournaments including IPC (Indian Poker Championship), DPT (Deltin Poker Tournament), World Poker Tour, etc. In the year 2011, she finished 4th at IPC 15K Kickoff tournament. She was crowned as the winner of Ladies Event of Deltin Poker Tournament the same year. She finished 2nd in the 100K High Roller event of WPT India November 2018 edition held at Deltin Royale in Goa.
This Adda52 poker pro is famous for her playing style which is, as some of her opponents call it, “psychological”, as she spots strengths and weaknesses of a fellow player in no time. Nikita is one of the top female poker players and enjoys a great fan following not only in India but in other countries as well. This Delhi based girl has been playing poker since her college days and her career is full of great achievements. She blasted into the limelight by winning the 2015 Indian Poker Championship 5K NLH Ladies Event in Goa. She has won the HK$3600 + 400 NLH Team Event at Macau Poker Cup 26, Macau. She finished 5th in 2017 WPT500 Las Vegas and received $65,000 prize money. She participated in WSOP first time in 2017 where she finished at 71st place in the $3000 NLHE tournament to win $8,173. tournament. One year later, she partnered with player Giuseppe Pantaleo to ship her first WSOP bracelet by winning the $1,000 NLH Tag Team Event in Las Vegas. In February 2019, she added another feather to her cap by taking down the Deltin Poker Tournament 15K Deep Dive NLH event for INR 6,80,000 top prize.
Kunal Patni is known as an absolute star among other poker pros in India who makes his presence felt in any tournament he participates in. Along with live tables, he loves to play online poker games as well. Kunal was an investment banker by profession, but later he quit his job to concentrate on his game. He is originally from Kohima (Nagaland). A great strategist, Kunal is a part of Adda52 team pros and travels across the globe to promote the game as well as to participate in acclaimed poker tournaments such as DPT, WSOP, WPT, MPC, etc. In his words, “I am so passionate about poker. I just love the game. I play tournaments in the middle of the night and even for a whole day. Poker is a skill-based game where every situation is different and no hand can be played the same way every time”. In 2018, he finished at 2nd position in WPTDeepStacks Berlin Main Event and received $115, 368 - his biggest live poker score till date.
One of the greatest “pure” talents, Tarun Goyal aka “aggtarun” is Adda52 team pro who has taken down several online tournaments and also topped Adda52’s leaderboard many times. He won the coveted Adda52 POY title consecutively in the year 2016 and 2017. Tarun was working as a software engineer in Bangalore when he was bitten by the poker bug. He decided to quit his job to pursue his career in professional poker world. With his unique and unpredictable playing style, Tarun is mesmerizing the poker world with his talent and skills nowadays.