Deltin Poker Tournament concludes; Sumit Lalchandani bags winner’s position

Deltin Royale concluded one of its iconic series of ‘Deltin Poker Tournament’, powered by Adda52. Celebrating the fervour 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 – 14 to 19April 2022. Sumit Lalchandani was announced as the winner of the main event; he took home Rs 35.6 lakh.

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, Deltin CEO Anil Malani said, Tournaments of this magnitude are a testimony to India’s burgeoning poker community. This series is all about establishing and 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 Name

Winner Name

Winning Price

DPT11k Warm-up

Avadh Shah

Rs 5.16 Lac

Vaibhav Shah

Rs 4.28 Lac

DPT 65K High Roller

Aayush Arya

Rs36.6 Lac

Paawan Bansal

Rs 25.7 Lac

1.2 Cr GTD DPT 35K

Main Event

Sumit Lalchandani

Rs 35.6 Lac

Sandeep Gupta

Rs 25.1 Lac

DPT 15K Bounty

Amit Kaushik

Rs5.6 Lac

Rajesh Rajpopat

Rs3.9 Lac

DPT 15K PLO Bounty

Tushar  Bharti

Rs 4.8 Lac

Amrit Kalash

Rs3.1 Lac

DPT 15 Lac Freeroll

Anant Purohit

Rs 3.3 Lac

Puneet Tandon

Rs1.9 Lac

DPT 10K Womens Special

Kanchan Sharma

Rs 0.9 Lac

Katya Joule

Rs 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 19 April 2022. The women’s edition saw captivating gaming, with many women bringing skills to the table and breaking gender stereotypes in the industry. Kanchan Sharma won a prize of Rs 92,400 in this category. 

Speaking on the success of the tournament, Deltin poker head Praveen Dwarka 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.