In our final feature of Know Your Champions for the Deltin Poker Tournament – April ’17, we have the 15K PLO Event winner Aditya Sushant. Aditya is one of India’s best recognized pros with his deep run in the 2016 WSOP Main Event among his career highlights. Aditya had a strong DPT performance in the lead up to his win in the final event with an impressive 2nd place finish in the High Roller to the eventual winner Vidwath Shetty. In all, Aditya took home in excess of 27 Lakhs for efforts at the DPT.

Aditya Sushant
Aditya Sushant


Name:Aditya Sushant
City: Chennai
Age: 26
Playing Poker Since: 2010
GPI Ranking: 14(national)

Poker Info

Q: Which is your Favourite Hand?

Q: Who is your Favourite Poker Player?
A: Phil Ivey.

Phil Ivey
Phil Ivey

Q: Which player do you fear playing against the most?
A: Nobody I can think of.

Q: Where in the world do you like to play poker the most?
A: Las Vegas.

Q: Which is your favourite poker website/forum?
A: 2p2.

Q: On a scale of 1 to 10, how much would you rate yourself as a poker player?
A: 7.5.

Q: What separates you from other players?
A: Street smarts. I’ve been hustling for years.

Q: What advice would you give to other poker players?
A: Be smart. Have discipline. Think big. Think long term.

And Some Personal Stuff…

Q: What is your favourite food?
A: Steak.

Q: Who is your dream date?
A: Sarah Gadon!

Sarah Gadon
Sarah Gadon

Q: What is your biggest fear?
A: Not showing up.

Q: Tell us one secret that no one is aware of
A: I was the naughtiest kid around.

Q: If you could change one thing about yourself what would it be?
A: My masculature.

Q: What has been your biggest challenge?
A: Life.

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