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WPT Online India Live Streams – Adda52
The last 10 days have all been about the inaugural WPT Online India (WPTOI) series that’s taken the virtual felts at Adda52 by storm. There have been regular live-streams and cards-up FT replays of featured events from this guarantee-smashing series put up by Adda52.
Commentators Aditya Wadhwani and Jaideep Sajwan have been hosting the streams with panache. On Sunday, Wadhwani had a busy day streaming the WPT 2500, WPT Battlefield, WPT Super Stack, and WPT India Bounty Championship.
Wadhwani came back on Wednesday to stream Day 1A of the WPT India Mini Main Event alongside the WPT Wednesday Feature, WPT Battlefield, WPT Deepstack, and WPT Moonlight.
Jaideep Sajwan took over the charge on Thursday, playing the WPT India Super High Roller and the WPT Thursday Feature. He had a special guest on the stream, Young Gun Neel Joshi.
Adda52 put up the cards-up final table coverage of the week’s featured tourney – the ₹65 Lakhs GTD WPT Online India Super High Roller. Jaideep Sajwan was joined by the former Adda52 Team Pro Kunal Patni in the commentary box for the cards-up FT recap.
To refresh your memory, Siddhanth’ Sidstack’ Kripalani trounced the 137 runners in the event to win a hefty ₹19.38 Lakhs and the WPT Trophy. The victory secured him the top spot in this week’s online rankings.
In this recap video, host Barney Trouble shares a quick update of the first two days of the inaugural WPT India Online Series. He talks about the biggest winners at the series so far and the guarantee-crushing turnouts!
Nikhil Segel & Shobhit Bhargava put out live streams for PokerStars India!
Nikhil Segel, the mixed games streamer, played H.O.R.S.E. this week.
Streaming on his channel 569poker, Shobhit Bhargava played cash games and the ₹50K GTD Deepstack tourney on PokerStars India.
Young Gun Siddharth Karia kept this Tuesday date streaming The Endeavour on PokerBaazi.
The former Millionaire and MoneyMaker champion, Anujkumar Kodam, had a few tips to share on improving one’s poker game by correcting mistakes and stopping blaming variance while losing.
In the new PokerBaazi challenge, comedians Akash Gupta and Vipul Shah tried to make each other laugh, and the target was to keep a Poker Face. Watch the complete video to find out who wins.
This week’s Mon Ki Baat podcast had the Business Head – Poker of Delta Corp, Manish J. Adnani joining host Karan Sawhney. It’s a busy time for Adnani with the casino’s opening in Goa and the WPT Online India series kicking off on Adda52. Given his long association with the Indian poker industry, Adnani had many valuable insights to share.
In this week’s P Se Poker episode, Sanjay Taneja talked about heads-up poker, how it is different from the other formats, and the challenges it presents.
Run It Once Poker founder Phil Galfond and Chip Leader Coaching’s Chance Kornuth completed session #24 of their ongoing heads-up challenge this week. Currently, Kornuth is in the lead for $344,500, after over a third or 12,950 hands of their 35,000-hand challenge.
In session #22, the duo played 550 hands, with Kornuth extending his lead by $49,000. Kornuth improved his overall lead to $289,500.
In session #23, Galfond recovered $36,000 to cut his deficit to $253,500.
Kornuth bounced back in session #24, winning $91,000 to take a dominating $344,500 lead overall.
What`s being called the Grudge Match of the century is indeed living up to expectations. The heads-up battle between the two superstars has been nothing short of spectacular, and the lead has already shifted hands two times. Negreanu has fought his way back in the challenge and is currently a marginal $25,916.87 ahead of Polk after 1,737 hands.
Here`s a quick rundown of the last three sessions.
Doug Polk had started the third session leading Daniel Negreanu for $101,792. He added $166,239 in profits at the end of the session, extending his overall lead after 1,006 hands to $268,032.
In session four, Negreanu’s fought back, profiting $87,166, to reduce his overall deficit to $181,365.
Session 5 brought another twist as Negreanu extended his winning run to a second consecutive session. He recovered all his past losses and then some as he came out ahead for a cool $206,994.59 after 365 hands.
As things stand currently, Negreanu is in the lead for $25,916.87 after 1,737 hands.
Episode 22 of the Super MILLION$ Show was the cards-up FT coverage of this week’s GGPoker’s $3M GTD Super MILLION$ with commentary from Kevin’ Rotterdam’ van der Kooi and Randy’ nanonoko’ Lew.
Canada’s Kyle Menard championed the tourney to win $628,892.
The latest Raise Your Edge podcast had “Bencb” and professional mindset tutor Coach Bahman talking about the coaching platform’s new mindset course, the most common mistakes made by players, and reasons people tilt, among other topics.
The Rake podcast hosts Jamie Kerstetter, and Marle Cordeiro were joined by podcaster, vlogger, poker pro, and proud father – Trevor Savage this week.
Trevor shared details of the Play Every Hand challenge that he is currently running on his vlog, the ins and outs of collaborating with his wife and children, and more!
Jeff Gross uploaded a highlight video of his FT run in partypoker’s $5,200 entry buy-in Big Game $500K GTD. Gross had finished 8th in the tourney for $18,229.25.
After a short break, Lex Veldhuis put up an epic highlight reel of his FT finish in four PokerStars tourneys.
The latest EPT Retro video brought back glimpses from the Tournament of the Champions in Madrid from May 2011 with delightful commentary by James Hartigan and Joe Stapleton.
Nothing beats High Stakes Poker, and this video from High Stakes Poker Season 5 features superstars like Tom Dwan, Daniel Negreanu, Barry Greenstein, David Benyamine, Patrik Antonius, and Phil Laak.
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