Major Highlights of DPT Colossus April Edition

Major Highlights of DPT Colossus April Edition

The latest edition of India’s biggest offline poker series – Deltin Poker Tournament concluded on 29th April 2018.

Powered by, Super High Roller Deltin Poker Tournament Colossus was a 4-day live poker series which ran from 26th to 29th April aboard India’s biggest cruise ship – Deltin Royale in Goa.

The highly anticipated event witnessed a record participation of top national and international poker pros which includes Sofia Lovgren, Kunal Patni, Nikita Luther, Aditya Sushant, Dhaval Mudgal, Abhishek Goindi, Sahil Agarwal, Meherzad Munsaf, Raghav Bansal, and many other notable personalities. The highlight of the tournament was “Universal Boss” cricketer Chris Gayle who was present to promote the event as well as to participate in the 200K Super Higher Roller. Famous Bollywood actress turned poker pro Minissha Lamba was one of the key attractions of this majestic event.

Chris Gayle is an avid poker player and due to his love for the sport, he was chosen as the brand ambassador of Super High Roller DPT Colossus. This all-rounder player who is famous for his extraordinary betting skills, is currently playing for Kings XI Punjab team in IPL and took a break from his busy schedule to spend some quality time playing his favorite card game at DPT.

The series opened with a bang when Vivek Rughani won the title in the 50K Warm Up event by besting a massive field of highly experienced poker players. He defeated Minissha Lamba heads-up for his first live tournament title and Rs. 9 Lac as prize money.

Sriharsha Doddapaneni, a 28-year-old player from Hyderabad emerged as the champion in 200K Super High Roller and took home his career-best Rs. 28.70 Lac as 1st prize. This is his first major victory in a live game. It was not an easy ride for Doddapaneni but he managed to outlast a strong field of well-known poker pros and reached the final table. He ultimately busted out Meherzad Munsaf heads-up and clinched the champions title. Munsaf took the runner-up spot for Rs. 19.16 Lac.

Satguru S claimed the top prize worth Rs. 2.57 Lac in the 25K NLH Bounty tournament after defeating Adda52 pro Kunal Patni heads-up. Kunal Patni cashed the 2nd prize worth Rs 1.54 Lac for his runner-up finish.

Here are the final table results of DPT Colossus Series:

Tournament Name Winner Runner-Up
50K Warm-Up Title Vivek Rughani Minissha Lamba
200K Super High Roller Shriharsha Doddapaneni Meherzad Munsaf
25K NLH Bounty Satguru S Kunal Patni

The SHR DPT Colossus series was aimed at professional poker players as well as newbies by offering something thrilling and highly lucrative within affordable buy-in range. The event successfully managed to appeal players of all levels and proved that Indian players are keen to participate in mid and high stake live poker tournaments to compete for serious prize pools.

There are many more thrilling tournaments with huge guaranteed prizes pools are lined up for the upcoming months which we will unveil soon. Stay tuned for more updates!

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