DPT COLOSSUS 2019: Aditya Agarwal Shipped the 200K Main Event For INR 31,00,000

The 2019 edition of DPT Colossus wrapped up on Sunday (5th May). The action-packed 4-day poker festival drew a number of notable players from all over the country.

The DPT colossus, powered by Adda52, was held at Deltin Royale Casino in Goa from 2nd to 5th May. The central attraction of the tournament series was the 200K Main Event with INR 1 Crore GTD prize pool. The 2 re-entry event with 60k starting stack ran from 3rd to 5th May.

The last man standing was Aditya Agarwal who topped the huge field to earn the lion’s share of the prize pool (INR 31,00,000). He defeated player Jasven Saigal in the heads-up play to claim the title. Jasven Saigal took home the runner-up prize of INR 20,00,000.

The Final Table

On 5th, the final table started with Madan Kumar holding the chip lead (4,17,000). With 3,96,000 chips, Agarwal sat in the second chip lead position. Some familiar faces who made it to the final table included Kunal Patni, Sahil Chutani, Jasven Saigal, Alok Birewar, etc.

Final Table Chip Counts

  1. Madan Kumar – 4,17,000
  2. Aditya Agarwal – 3,96,000
  3. Kunal Patni – 3,59,000
  4. Sahil Chutani – 3,28,000
  5. Alok Birewar – 3,24,000
  6. Pradeep Sharma – 3,20,000
  7. Gokul Krishna – 1,92,000
  8. Jasven Saigal – 1,84,000

The first player to exit the final table was Sahil Chutani at the 8th position. Saigal later busted Birewar in the 7th place. Next player was Pradeep Sharma who finished 6th. Gokul Krishna was eliminated by Madan Kumar in 5th place. Following him was Kunal Patni who was sent to the rails by Aditya Agarwal in the 4th place. In the next hand, Jasven’s full house made Madan Kumar leave in the 3rd place.

The Heads-up battle

Agarwal entered heads-up play with 1.3m in chips against Jasven Saigal’s 1.2m chips. In the last hand of the event, Saigal from the button shoved all-in with 8s 7c and got snap-called by Agarwal with Kd 3d. The board ran out 4c 5d Jc Jh 5s to give Agarwal the prestigious trophy and the top prize.

Final Table Results

  1. Aditya Agarwal– INR 31,00,000
  2. Jasven Saigal– INR 20,00,000
  3. Madan Kumar – INR 13,00,000
  4. Kunal Patni- INR 10,00,000
  5. Gokul Krishna- INR 8,00,000
  6. Pradeep Sharma-  INR 7,00,000
  7. Alok Birewar-  INR 6,00,000

Last year, Sriharsha Doddapaneni won the DPT Colossus Main Event for INR 28,70,000 first place prize.

Aditya Agarwal is a veteran poker player how is currently ranked 3rd in India’s All Time Money List. He is a regular at major live tournaments nationally and internationally and has more than $1 million in live poker cashes.

We congratulate all DPT Colossus winners and wish them further success.

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