Sushant, Ahuja, Joshi claim huge prizes on Adda52

Posted On 04 Mar, 2019 0

Adda52 is undoubtedly one of the companies to have been in the top of the online poker scenario in India since a long time. Holding and maintaining that position, they have gone on to host some of the most popular tournaments and series for every poker aficionado’s pleasure. Yesterday too, the platform hosted three such big tournaments, which are as follows:

Aditya Sushant wins Mega Suits

The tournament began at 5 pm early evening and gathered a field of 298 unique players to the felt. It Iasted a little over 9 hours, ending at 2.06 am today morning and paying out top 55 players for a minimum cash of INR 13,500.

Emerging as the winner of Mega Suits last night was none other than Aditya Sushant who took home an awesome first-place cash prize of INR 7,20,000 after beating Aditya Choudharycash9hai’ in heads-up. The runner-up took home INR 4,20,000 cash prize, which looks like a first-place cash prize in itself.

Sushant has been playing poker since a long time now and is a well-respected entity in the community. He was the first Indian to bag a WSOP bracelet back in 2017. Among his recent achievements, he became the 5th entrant into Destiny 8.0 SnG Finale on Spartan last month. He has won almost all titles from all leading platforms like Spartan, PokerBaazi and Adda52 as well.

Coming to his live record, he finished in the money in the 2019 Aussie Millions Main Event recently. He even won the Weekly Wednesday after taking a detour in Australia in The Star Casino, Sydney. He earned his best cash of $75k for winning 2017 WSOP NLH Tag Team Event where he earned the bracelet too. Now, yesterday’s Mega Suits win is a significant amount and he’ll be looking to use it to further his impressive record and add a few more feathers to his cap.

Some of the knowns in the mix to have played and cashed were India’s first female bracelet winner Nikita Luther (13th), Arjanveer Chadha (15th), one of 5 For 5 winners of last month Gokul Raj (25th), Siddharth Karia (28th), Sahil Mahboobani (31st), Shravan Chhabria (37th), Apratim Sharma (39th), Sriharsha Doddapaneni (41st), Varun Gupta (43rd), Srihari Bang (44th), Kavish Kukreja (55th) and others.

Ashish Ahuja wins Godfather Finale

Adda52 Godfather is an ever-popular tournament series where players get the chance to fly overseas to try their hand at international live events and get some exposure, which is so needed for young players from the country. Last night, Godfather 7.0 SnG Finale was held where 9 Godfather winners contested for one INR 9 Lakhs Las Vegas Package.

The player to ship the above package was known online grinder Ashish Ahuja aka ‘rocky3705’. The 9 Godfather SnG finalists who played yesterday were:

  1. Ishan Chutani 'nerdguy
  2. Vinay B aka ‘ContemporisT’
  3. Sriharsha Doddapaneni aka ‘Ivey2
  4. Chetan Oswal aka ‘oswalchetan’
  5. Tarun Goyal aka ‘aggtarun
  6. Nishaanth Shanmughasundaram aka ‘Nishtheboss
  7. Vishal Tulsyan aka ‘vishaltulsyan
  8. Banmanlang WarrLyndem aka 'bml2012
  9. Ashish Ahuja aka ‘rocky3705

Ahuja is a renowned entity of the community and his record is an impressive one. Last month, he won the Big Ten, a fresh Spartan tournament. He even won Spartan 2.o.K last December. He has won titles like Triple Bubble, PokerBaazi BSS SuperStack, and much more in 2018. The package win yesterday has earned him a coveted Las Vegas trip and he’ll be hoping to make headlines at the 2019 WSOP, which is special this time since it will be hosted for the 50th time.

Neel Joshi wins WPT Vietnam Satty

Since a major series is coming up in about 14 days, the World Poker Tour (WPT) Vietnam, Adda52 hosted a WPT Vietnam Satty yesterday at 8 pm. The buy-in for the Satty was fixed at INR 5,500 and Neel Joshi aka ‘neeljoshi23’ emerged on top of the field and bagged the INR 1.5 Lakhs WPT Vietnam package.

Joshi is a well-known circuit player and has a lot of cashes in previous online tournaments. The player was also a Godfather finalist before but didn’t convert into the package that time. Now, with this win, he’ll be looking to make deep runs in various 2019 WPT Vietnam tournaments, which is scheduled between 14-24 March with VND 8 billion (~INR 2.43 Crores) in series guarantee.

Keep reading for more such tournament updates, results and general poker news from all over the world.

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Event Dates Buy In
World Poker Tour (WPT) Taiwan 2020 27 Mar - 6 Apr TWD 30,000
Asian Poker Tour (APT) Da Nang 2020 7 Apr - 18 Apr TBD
End Boss INR 5 Crore GTD 15 Apr - 19 Apr INR 11,000
Asia Poker League (APL) Taiwan 2020 21 Apr - 27 Apr TBD
Asian Poker Tour (APT) Philippines 2020 27 Apr - 10 May TBD
National Poker Series 29 Apr - 5 May INR 15,000