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25 Apr 2022

Deltin Royale, Asia’s largest offshore gaming and entertainment destination, concluded one of its iconic series of ‘Deltin Poker Tournament’, powered by Adda52. Celebrating the fervor of the game of Poker, the tournament was focused at offering a challenging and an exciting experience to all avid players in this six-day tournament, April 14-19, 2022. Mr. Sumit Lalchandani was announced as the winner of the main event , he took home INR 35.6 Lacs.

Over 1800 poker enthusiasts from across the country demonstrated their abilities and competed for the grand prizes. Raising the stakes high, professional players like as Kunal Patni, Arun Sriram, also put their best foot forward in the tournament. The first three days saw power packed performances by players who participated in challenging yet exuberating poker matches. With the record-breaking participants this year, it was Deltin’s most successful event hosted till date.

Speaking on the event, Mr. Anil Malani, CEO, Deltin, said, “Tournaments of this magnitude are a testimony to India's burgeoning poker community. This series is all about establishing & celebrating poker as a skilled game in India while unveiling the hidden poker talent this country has to offer. We were happy to host players of various age groups and all walks of life, participating in the event. With Deltin Poker Tournament we seek to transform and uplift the poker ecosystem in terms of scale and talent in the gaming sphere in India.”

Please below the details of the winners.

Event NameWinner NameWinning Price
DPT11k Warm-upAvadh ShahINR 5.16 Lac
Vaibhav ShahINR 4.28 Lac
DPT 65K High RollerAayush AryaINR 36.6 Lac
Paawan BansalINR 25.7 Lac

1.2 Cr GTD DPT 35K

Main Event

Sumit LalchandaniINR 35.6 Lac
Sandeep GuptaINR 25.1 Lac
DPT 15K BountyAmit KaushikINR 5.6 Lac
Rajesh RajpopatINR 3.9 Lac
DPT 15K PLO BountyTushar  BhartiINR 4.8 Lac
Amrit KalashINR 3.1 Lac
DPT 15 Lac FreerollAnant PurohitINR 3.3 Lac
Puneet TandonINR 1.9 Lac
DPT 10K Womens SpecialKanchan SharmaINR 0.9 Lac
Katya JouleINR 0.6 Lac

The tournament made a comeback after almost three years and was the perfect blend of live poker with entrancing splendor and excitement that Deltin is known for. The six-day action packed festival experienced gaming and entertainment round the clock with sheer excitement from the players. Levelling up the legacy of the tournament, it also had an exclusive feature of ‘Women’s Special’ event on April 19th 2022. The women's edition saw captivating gaming, with many women bringing skills to the table and breaking gender stereotypes in the industry. Ms. Kanchan Sharma won a whopping prize of INR 92,400 in this category.

Speaking on the success of the tournament, Mr. Praveen Dwarka -Poker Head, Deltin said , “We were thrilled to witness such fine gaming experience of Poker. The spirit of the players was rewarding and inspiring to many. With this tournament our main objective was to provide platform to avid poker players across the country and also validate their efforts with grand prize pools. Deltin Poker Tournament also opened an avenue for women players across the country and allow passionate female poker players to sharpen their abilities and enjoy the best of gaming and entertainment. It was great experience to bring DPT back to life this year. I am grateful to the entire team for their relentless efforts to deliver a memorable experience” Mr. Dwarka added.   

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