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Aditya Sushant, Goonjan Mall, Zarvan Tumboli & Kanchan Sharma Will be Calling the Action on the IOPC Live Streams

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  • Namita Ghosh July 11, 2021
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The biggest ever India Online Poker Championship (IOPC) is knocking on the gates with #MissionKhazana starting in a few hours on Spartan Poker.

Spartan Poker is the market leader in online tournaments, and the IOPC, the online avatar of India`s longest-running live tournament series, the India Poker Championship (IPC), is a landmark event MTT enthusiasts in the country eagerly await. Held twice every year, the soon-to-start 11th edition of the series will be the second and final IOPC edition of 2021 and the biggest-ever to be held in India in prize pool guarantees.

140 events, an unheard-of ₹30 Crores in guaranteed prize money, and a ₹1 Crore leaderboard race should be reason enough for every poker player to get in on the action, but the IOPC offers so much more. We are referring to the live-streamed FT`s another concept pioneered by Spartan Poker.

The IOPC is not just a delight for participating players but is also a virtual spectacle, and the series always have a top-notch lineup of expert commentators calling the action as some of the best poker players battle it out for a shot at winning life-changing prize money.

The online poker platform has locked in an all-domestic commentator crew this time, headlined by India`s first bracelet winner Aditya Sushant. Another well-respected MTT crusher and the #8 ranked player on the annual leaderboard standings Goonjan Mall, the former IPC champion Zarvan Tumboli and Young Gun Kanchan Sharma, will be taking turns commentating on the final table of select IOPC events. The IOPC live streams will be hosted by Peter Abraham. Life-changing prize money, the best poker talent in the country, and expert commentary will make this a spectacle hard to miss.

Really, what fun would IOPC be if there were no free sops along the way?! And Spartan Poker is offering players several routes to play this mega-series on a budget. For one, are the three IOPC Mega Satellites (July 2-10) – Spotlight, Prime, and Highroller, awarding tickets to different tournaments.

The IOPC Game of Tickets also returns, bringing cash game players lucrative deals to win tickets to 10 flagship IOPC events. Not to forget the much-welcome new addition, the IOPC Freerolls. Early Bird Launch Party Freeroll (July 10, 9.30 PM), the Accelerator, The High Riser, and The Finisher Freerolls.

Need to fund your account to play the IOPC? Wait, and check out the IOPC Tournament Offer once. Deposit ₹5,000 or more using specific Deposit Codes to win free tickets to five value events, namely, the Launch Party, Dream Catcher, D’ Lite, Wanderer & Value Mine.


Star-Studded Commentators Panel

Lending their voice (and expertise) to the live-streamed IOPC action will be former bracelet champion Aditya Sushant, Goonjan Mall, Zarvan Tumboli, and Young Gun Kanchan Sharma.


Aditya Sushant

One of our earliest Young Guns, Aditya Sushant, splashed across the domestic scene in 2010 when a chance trip to Goa had him run into poker pioneer Aditya ‘intervention’ Agarwal. The latter staked him for the IPC ₹25K Main Event. Sushant went on to win the event for ₹6.26 Lakhs, and the rest, as they say, is history. The former PokerGuru Team Pro was the first Indian player to win the coveted WSOP gold bracelet in 2017. He has numerous other accolades to his name, including a Millionaire title.

Aditya Sushant
Aditya Sushant


With his calm demeanor and technical prowess, Sushant will be a force multiplier as an IOPC commentator


Goonjan Mall

Online entrepreneur, chess enthusiast, and MTT reg Goonjan Mall is a formidable opponent on the felts with an enviable record of online and live scores. He stands tall among the top winners of 2021 and is ranked #8 on the annual leaderboard standings.

Goonjan Mall
Goonjan Mall


Not a stranger to poker streaming, you can count on Mall to add color and valuable insights to the IOPC live stream – and could very likely make a few deep runs at the series as well.


Zarvan Tumboli

Zarvan Tumboli is a well-known name in the domestic circuit. The Mumbai-based poker pro had won his first IPC title in October 2015 in the ₹10K Freezeout. Tumboli almost took a second IPC trophy home at the IPC August 2020 edition, placing runner-up in the ₹100K High Roller.

Zarvan Tumboli
Zarvan Tumboli


The energetic Tumboli has been competitive on the Asian felts and has numerous deep runs (and titles) at WPT Vietnam, APT Macau, and APOC Macau to boast of. Tumboli’s most recent win was in the ‘Poker For A Cause’ COVID-19 relief tournament on PokerHigh, where he generously donated all his winnings to the cause.


Kanchan Sharma

A former designer, and our only female Young Gun, Kanchan Sharma, has rapidly emerged as a top-class poker player with over ₹3 Crore in online winnings. Sharma had final-tabled The Millionaire and FTS 1.0 Main Event and more recently won the Deepstack Madness (Adda52) and an NPS Gold Medal in NPS#65 SPRINT DST (PokerBaazi).

Kanchan Sharma
Kanchan Sharma


She was also one of the leading forces in the PSL Season 3 (Virtual) Team Bengaluru Legends! This poker diva will turn up the glam quotient on the IOPC live streams.


Game of Tickets

The IOPC Game of Tickets (GOT) is back with a bang! Now cash game regulars on Spartan Poker can encash on the offer to win free tickets to join #MissionKhazana for free.

This time, the IOPC GOT offers cash game players a chance to win tickets to 10 IOPC prime attractions. These include Day 1A’s of IOPC – The Crown, IOPC Legends and IOPC United, Blaze of Glory, the IOPC High Roller and Super High Roller, as well as value tourneys like the Wanderer, Value Mine, Dream Catcher, and D’ Lite.

Just play on the specified cash game tables – the more hands you play at the particular stakes, the more tokens you generate and the more tickets you win.

The higher the stakes played, the faster you can win a free ticket to an IOPC tourney! Earn the number of tokens specified for a tournament, you can win your free ticket.

StakesDream Catcher - 89 TokensWanderer - 77 TokensValue Mine - 39 TokensD'Lite - 64 TokensHigh Roller - 189 Tokens
1000.00/2000.00 ----4
2000.00/4000.00 ----2
StakesBlaze of Glory - 264 TokensIOPC United Day 1A - 481 TokensIOPC Crown Day 1A - 321 TokensSuper High Roller - 360 TokensIOPC Legends Day 1A - 379 Tokens
250.00/500.00 ---9-
300.00/600.00 ---83
500.00/1000.00 ---62

Do Note: You can win only one ticket for each event, and if you get an extra ticket, you can exchange it, though not for bonus money or cash. And if the ticket you win through the GOT promotion is the first one you’ve won, it will be non-exchangeable.


The IOPC Freerolls

Here is a chance to freeroll your way into the IOPC series opener, the Launch Party, IOPC – The Crown, and Day 1A of The Millionaire.

A. Early Bird Launch Party Freeroll: There are 100 tickets to the opening day tourney, i.e., the ₹12 Lakhs GTD IOPC #1 Launch Party up for grabs in this freeroll that starts at 9.30 PM on July 10.

B. Accelerator: If you’re competing in any of the IOPC tourneys from July 11 to 18 (except for the Blaze of Glory and United), you win a free ticket to the Accelerator Freeroll scheduled for 4 PM on July 19. The freeroll guarantees the top 20 finishers a free ticket into Day 1A of the ₹3.50 Crores GTD IOPC – The Crown.

C. The High Riser: This is another freeroll that offers 20 free tickets to Day 1A of IOPC – The Crown. This one runs from 4 PM on July 26. If you have fired three or more bullets in any of the IOPC tourneys from July 19 to 25, you automatically win a ticket to this freeroll.

D. The Finisher: Finally, everyone who has played at the series wins a free ticket to The Finisher. This freeroll starts at 4 PM on August 2 and offers 20 free tickets to Day 1A of The Millionaire scheduled for August 2.


IOPC Tournament Offer – Deposit Codes

Make a deposit of ₹5,000 or more, and use the IOPC deposit codes to win ‘MUFT’ tickets to the value events, i.e., the Launch Party, Dream Catcher – Day 1A or Day 1B, D’ Lite – Day 1A, Wanderer – Day 1A and Value Mine – Day 1A or Day 1G. You can also go for a clubbed package to these tourneys.

Check out the available deposit codes on our Deposit Codes page.

Deposit CodeMinimum Deposit AmountDateEventNo. of Tickets
MDPK1₹25,000July 11Dream Catcher - Day 1A50
MDPK1₹25,000July 14D'Lite Day - 1A50
MDPK1₹25,000July 19Wanderer Day - 1A50
MDPK1₹25,000July 26Value Mine Day - 1A50
LP200₹3,000July 11Launch Party50
MD1B100₹4,000July 11Dream Catcher - Day 1B50
VM1G₹6,000August 1Value Mine - Day 1G50

Only one day is left for Indian poker to unfold a new chapter, with the IOPC – July 2021. The question is, how ready are you for the treasure hunt?!

Keep following PokerGuru for the latest updates from IOPC July 2021!

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