The World Poker Tour (WPT) on Adda52 reached its 21st day on Sunday. However, the action was just as intense as it was on the first day. The high octane energy of players grinding through the night was an exciting sight with several poker pros finishing in the money. For more details on the action, read below.
With the WPT Quad 9 Finale taking place, the online felts on Adda52 were set ablaze with Day 2 survivors battling it out for the top spot. While a total of 131 surviving entries made it to Day 2 of the event, the ₹1 Crore prize pool was distributed among the top 125 places. The players who found themselves in the money, took home a min-cash of ₹25,500. Not bad for a tournament where the buy-in was worth ₹9,999.
This mega tournament was shipped by mystery player ‘xoredvoid’ who laughed his way to the bank with a whopping ₹17,00,000 in prize money. Next in the runner up position was online player Vaibhav Sharma aka ‘alienrobot’ who took home an impressive ₹12,16,000 in winnings. Sharma also shipped the WPT 3000 event on the same day.
Many online regs had an ITM finish. Among them were Feature Friday star Mithun Mahesh who finished 3rd with ₹9,10,000 and Avadh Shah who busted in 4th for ₹65,00,000. Srihari Bang finished 5th with ₹4,85,000 added to his bankroll while Ankit Bawa took home ₹3,45,000 in 6th position.
Chirag Sodha (7th, ₹2,50,000), Sanat Mehrotra (10th, ₹95,000), Anant Purohit (11th, ₹95,000), Adda52 Game Ambassador, Kunal Patni (₹16th, ₹70,000), FTS Kick Off winner Arsh Grover (20th, ₹50,000), actor and Gutshot’s June Edition cover star Siddhanth Kapoor (21st, ₹50,000), Feature Friday star Vinayak Bajaj (23rd, ₹50,000), Sanish Chhabra (29th, ₹37,000), Sreekanth Narayan (36th, ₹37,000), Amit Kaushik (47th, ₹33,500), Sahil Mahboobani (52nd, ₹33,500), Siddhanth Kripalani (56th, ₹33,500), Aniket Waghmare (82nd, ₹31,000), IOPC July 2021 commentator Goonjan Mall (84th, ₹31,000), Ankit Wadhawan (98th, ₹25,500), and Mohit Mehta (120th, ₹25,500) also made the money.
Next up is the WPT 3000 tournament with an advertised guarantee of ₹15 Lakh. While a total of 612 entries flocked to this ₹3,000 buy-in event, only the top 63 entries made the money. These top players were given a piece of the prize pool and took home a min-cash of ₹4,174. The success of the event was evident as the advertised guarantee was crushed and the final prize pool was recorded as ₹16,69,537.
Finding himself in the number one spot was player Vaibhav Sharma aka ‘alienrobot’ who settled on a deal with online reg Sahil Mahboobani aka ‘ImHighIshove.’ Both the players took home a prize money of ₹3,43,732 and ₹3,24,083 respectively.
Out of the 63 top entries to make the money were players like Anmol Mehta (3rd, ₹1,66,119), Gokul Raj (4th, ₹1,21,041), Saurabh Rohila (5th, ₹83,477), December 2020 Millionaire Main Event winner Ashutosh Balodhi (6th, ₹58,434), Anurag Srivastava (9th, ₹25,043), Sahil Chutani (12th, ₹18,365), Avadh Shah (15th, ₹16,695), Amit Kaushik (16th, ₹15,026), Arjanveer Singh Chadha (18th, ₹13,356), Shashank Desai (20th, ₹11,687), Mithun Mahesh (27th, ₹9,182), Sreekanth Narayan (33rd, ₹7,513), Gaurav Sood (41st, ₹6,678), Chirag Sodha (48th, ₹5,843), and Kunal Patni (50th, ₹5,009).
Donna Amo is a writer at Gutshot Magazine. She is a graduate from Sophia College of Women, Mumbai with a degree in English Literature. When this October born foodie is not writing content or poetry, she spends her time laughing at memes or watching series. Based out of Mizoram, she is drawn to all things nature and has a soft spot for puppies.
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