PGT July edition is now in the books and the final event of the series i.e. 50K High Roller`s event had 36 entrants ponying up the INR 50,000 buy-in making for a total prizepool of INR 1.8 Million. Mumbai`s Sumit Sapra was the last player standing after he beat Lawrence Sanjay heads-up and took home the top prize of INR 7.5 Lacs and the special F1 Tag Heuer watch.
After PokerGuru Team Mentor Rohit Bhalla busted on the final table bubble with against Lawrence Sanjay's , it was time for the 6-max final table. Other notable finishes were Husain Lakda in 9th place, Aditya 'Intervention' Agarwal in 10th and Raman Gujral in 12th place.
On the 6-max final table it was Bobbe Suri who was the first to depart. Shravan Chhabria followed him out next. His bust out hand went as follows:
“Nitish Gupta raised 16k from the button, Shravan Chhabria in small blind re-raises to 40k, folded around to Nitish and he moves allin, Shravan calls.
The board opens , and Nitish takes down the pot, eliminating Shravan in 6th place.”
Mukund Dasharathy hits the rails in 5th place.At level 14, 4000/8000 with an ante of 1000, Mukund initiates action with a raise of 20,000 and Sumit Sapra re-raises 42,000. Lawrence Sanjay and Mukund both call. The flop is checked by Lawrence, Mukund shoves all-in and Sumit Sapra calls. Sumit tables while Mukund shows . The turn card is the , giving some hope to Mukund but the 5c on the river seals the deal and Mukund is eliminated in 5th place.
45 minutes later it is PGT event 1 winner Kavish Kukreja who shoves all-in from under the gun position, and Lawrence Sanjay makes the call.
The board went all diamonds; and Lawrence has a higher flush than Kavish, eliminating him in 4th place.
Shortly thereafter Nitish Gupta finishes in 3rd place, when he moved all-in from the big blind over Lawrence Sanjay's 25,000 raise in the small blind. Lawrence's pocket cowboys hold up against Nitish's pocket eights and Nitish cashes INR 275,000!
After a swingy heads-up match we finally see the final hand of the tournament at blind levels 6000/12000/1000. Lawrence Sanjay raises 26,000 from the button, Sumit Sapra re-shoves and Lawrence calls:
The board went , Sumit hits a one card flush on the river to eliminate Lawrence in second place. Lawrence takes home INR 4,50,000, and all glory is to Sumit who pockets INR 750,000 along with the special Tag Heuer F1 watch and the PGT high roller`s title.
PokerGuru Tour INR 50,000 High Roller Final Results:
1st – Sumit Sapra - INR 7,50,000
2nd – Lawrence Sanjay - INR 4,50,000
3rd – Nitish Gupta - INR 2,75,000
4th – Kavish Kukreja - INR 1,50,000
5th – Mukund Dasharathy - INR 1,00,000
6th – Shravan Chhabria - INR 75,000
Read the complete live coverage of this event here.
The PokerGuru team thanks all players who came down to support the event along with management and staff at Casino Royale, Goa for their co-operation and role in making the series a success.
The next PGT will take place from 25-28 Oct at Casino Royale, Goa. All details will be updated on the PokerGuru Tour page soon.