World Poker Tour® Announces WPT® Online India Powered by Adda52.com Sep 23, 2020 Los Angeles, CA (September 23, 2020) – The World Poker Tour® takes another step forward in its global reach of online poker events with the announcement of WPT® Online India Powered by Adda52.com .
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WPT Unreal. First Time in India, a tour that starts with a Buy-In of just Rs.499 and takes you to the level of winning from a whopping 1 CRORE*. This is going to be the unimaginable and best value poker tour so far. So, Gear up to turn your dreams into reality.
The inaugural WPT Online India series, held on the website in November 2020, was hugely successful with more than 4,07o entries. The INR 2.5 Crore GTD Main Event was won by Kumar Sahaj who conquered the event by topping a field of 2,573 players across 10 starting flights and earned the first prize of INR 50 Lac.
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Vikash Mantri (pictured) topped a field of 527 players to win the WPT India Main Event on Monday at Deltin Royale Casino in Goa, India. Mantri earned the title and INR6.03 million (approx. $92,000) in first-place prize money. “It is amazing, I can’t believe it,” said a very happy Mantri after the victory.
The WPT India Main Event has been a roaring success and continues to grow every edition in terms of turnouts and prize pools. Four editions of the Main Event have been hosted so far, including three live and one online edition. Vikash Mantri holds the distinction of being the first player to win the event. He bagged the coveted title in 2017 for shipping the 55K Main Event for INR 60.3 Lac.
WPT India has done a phenomenal job of promoting poker in India over the last 4 years. It’s a forum where the champions battle it out. With the pandemic, WPT goes online, I wish all the players good luck.
The 25-year-old Engineer turned poker pro topped the charts last week on the back of two flagship title victories. However, his blazing run in the ₹80 Lakhs GTD WPT India High Roller on Friday is what stands out. Bajaj bagged a career-best ₹21.60 Lakhs for the win – the seven-figure score pushing him across the ₹4 Crore mark in tracked online winnings.
WPT India Mini Highroller was one of the biggest tourney’s of the night. Naturally, some of the top poker pros were seen grinding at this tournament. This ₹27,500 buy-in tournament had 221 entries.