World Poker Tour Prime India Becomes India’s Biggest Tournament with 2700+ Entries and INR 11.8 Cr Prize Pool

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The 4th edition of World Poker Tour India (WPT), hosted by, has come to a conclusion after seven days of gameplay at the Deltin Royale in Goa. This year, WPT India received 2700 entries, with a prize pool of INR 11.8 Crores.

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The final table of the Main Event at the Deltin Royale was a showcase of poker skills and strategic thinking, with players battling it out for hours to secure a place in the winner’s circle. In the end, it was Prasit Chowdhury, who emerged victorious, taking home the title and a prize of Rs 86.60 lakh plus a $10,400 seat into WPT World Championship. The runner-up Amit Tejuram with a prize of INR 57.75 lacs put up a tough competition, making the final table full of excitement and anticipation. Additionally, Prasit Chowdhury was announced as The Player of the Festival (POF), with a trophy, cash prize of $5,000, and a chance to compete at WPT Main Event, which involves players across the globe.

The event witnessed poker tournaments under different categories such as WPT Superstack No Limit Holdem (NLH), WPT 50K Freezeout among others. Mithun Mahesh emerged as the winner under Superstack NLH, while Adithya NG claimed victory under the 50K Freezeout category. Interestingly, this year’s edition had participation from women players as well across all categories. In the WPT Ladies NLH tournament, Kanchan Sharma took the top spot followed by Radhika Shankar as the runner-up. The culmination of the poker tournament event at the Deltin Royale witnessed a total of 857 entries, competing to embark on their journey for the WPT Main Event. While the total entries in the high roller category were 227.

While congratulating the winners at the closing event, Mr. Shivanandan Pare, Executive Director and CEO, Deltatech Gaming, said, “Congratulations to all the winners of the 4th edition of the World Poker Tour India, and a big thank you to all the players who participated and made this event a great success. The numbers have been record-breaking this year, and we are thrilled to have hosted this prestigious event, and we hope to continue to provide a world-class poker experience to players in India. Thank you and see you at the next WPT India!”

Commenting on his victory, Prasit Chowdhury said “I am ecstatic to have won the Main Event of the World Poker Tour India. It’s an honour to be named the champion among such a talented field of players. The competition was fierce, and it was an intense battle to the finish line. I am grateful for the support of my friends and family. I also want to thank Adda52 for organizing such an exceptional event and providing us with a top-notch poker experience. I am looking forward to defending my title next year.”

Winner of the High Rollers table, Gagandeep Malik said, “I am thrilled to have won the high rollers table at the World Poker Tour India. It was an incredibly challenging tournament with some of the best players in the world, and I am grateful to have emerged victorious. Every hand was crucial, and I stuck to my strategy and played my best game. I want to thank Adda52 for organizing such an amazing event and providing us with a fantastic platform to showcase our skills.”