Aditya Sushant, one of the most accomplished pros of Indian poker circuit, won the first title of the 5-day Baadshah Gaming Live Tournament Series part 2. Aditya pocketed Indian Rupee symbol.svg3.89 lakhs as prize money in the opening 10K Warm-up Event held at the Casino Pride Live Room in Goa.

Sushant’s International Wins

Sushant’s expanding resume already boasts of a WSOP gold bracelet, the first Indian to hold such distinction. Among other international accolades, he has the $1000 Tag Team Event at WSOP 2017 to his name. Also, in 2013, when he seized the PokerStars Sunday Million, he shot to fame scooping his career best win of $168,157.

The Baadshah Gaming Live Tournament 2

At the maiden event of Baadshah Gaming Live Tournament, Sushant defeated waded his way through 139 strong entries. However, on Thursday, the field was left with 37 players fighting for the title and the prize money. Known names who were a part of the battleground included Baadshah Gaming Team Pro Rajnish Kumar and Team PokerBaazi Pro Jasven Saigal.

Few noted names who failed to cash out anything as they didn’t make it to the final-15 squad, included Zarvan Tumboli, Myron Pereira, Ratul Steves, Chirag Sodha and Rajeev Raut among others.

The money bubble burst at Saumil Krishnan packing him off at 16th place.

A List Of The Final Table Chip Counts

  1. Aditya Sushant – 646,500
  2. Phachara Wongwichit – 424,000
  3. Raushan Kumar Singh – 405,500
  4. Jasven Saigal – 315,000
  5. Ashish Naik – 299,000
  6. Vishal Bajaj – 290,000
  7. Jaydeep Dawer – 241,500
  8. Rajnish Kumar – 181,500
  9. Madhav Gupta – 77,500

The Final Table

Sushant entered the final table with a leading chip count and defeated 4 players on the table. It was a heads up between Aditya Sushant and Raushan Kumar Singh, with the former leading with an almost 3:1. Singh doubled up to 600K against the 900K of Sushant. In the final hand, Singh opened with ace-queen, and Aditya Sushant asked for a count. Upon knowing that he would need to chip in 560,000, Aditya called pocket-three. The board read, five-two-three-six-queen. The rest, as they say, is history. Singh settled with 2nd position and a prize money of Indian Rupee symbol.svg2.50 lakhs, and Sushant walked away with the title.

The Final Table Results

Final Table Results (INR)

  1. Aditya Sushant – Indian Rupee symbol.svg3,89,200
  2. Raushan Kumar Singh – Indian Rupee symbol.svg2,50,200
  3. Ashish Naik – Indian Rupee symbol.svg1,66,000
  4. Jaydeep Dawer – Indian Rupee symbol.svg1,21,000
  5. Vishal Bajaj – Indian Rupee symbol.svg1,04,000
  6. Phachara Wongwichit – Indian Rupee symbol.svg79,925
  7. Jasven Saigal – Indian Rupee symbol.svg66,025
  8. Rajnish Kumar – Indian Rupee symbol.svg52,125
  9. Madhav Gupta – Indian Rupee symbol.svg41,700

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