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The poker tempo dropped considerably yesterday, with the IOPC and APT India wrapping up their respective runs over the weekend. With most regs taking a break after the hectic grind, most of the Monday flagships ended up filling in overlays.
Last month`s PokerBaazi Classics – The Value Town winner Abhishek Sonu went on a breakout run last night, winning two PokerBaazi titles and a collective ₹2.36 Lakhs in prize money. He took down The Big Show for ₹1.79 Lakhs and Holdem BOOST for ₹39,913.
The Adda52 reg ‘Samimeel’ bagged the Iron Man title for ₹2.05 Lakhs, with ‘hhaishwary’ taking second place for ₹1.22 Lakhs.
The user ‘stonedurr’ championed Spartan Poker’s ReCharge for ₹2 Lakhs. ‘swimminwdafishies’ finished runner-up for ₹1.33 Lakhs.
Aditya Singh came out on top in PokerBaazi’s all-new Daily Boost for ₹1.55 Lakhs. The former Sunday Superstack winner bested ‘Steelbala’ (2nd for ₹1.08 Lakhs) heads-up.
Akansha Sehgal made quite the run with six ITM finishes, collectively worth ₹1.58 Lakhs. Her top finishes came in PokerBaazi’s The Big Show (4th for ₹59,778) and Adda52’s Nano DST (1st for ₹50,434).
Anmolraj Singh Chawla won PokerStars India’s Battle Royale for an impressive fifth time yesterday for ₹1 Lakh (includes ₹44,922 in bounties). Devang Mehta finished runner-up for ₹77,731 (includes ₹22,187 in bounties).
Buhr Advirkar was the last player standing in PokerBaazi`s SPRINT (7-Max) and won ₹1.10 Lakhs.
Pradip Ghosh, Raghav Ananth, Ritesh Kumar, Kuldeep Jorwal (two titles), Abhineet Singla, Nishant Pandey, and Adwait Pol won the other Monday marquees.
Here are the Monday highlights!
With another guarantee-crushing edition of the IOPC now in the books, the MTT action on Spartan Poker saw the regular Monday marquees returning!
The site`s Monday mainstay, ReCharge, registered 403 entries, falling a substantial ₹1.94 Lakhs short of its advertised ₹10 Lakhs guarantee. The top 39 places got paid, and by the time the dust settled, it was past 3 AM. The user ‘stonedurr’ walked away with the title and the ₹2 Lakhs up-top with ‘swimminwdafishies’ finishing runner-up for ₹1.33 Lakhs.
‘stonedurr’ also FT-ed the ₹2 Lakhs GTD Monster Stack (3rd for ₹23,132), while also cashing the Deepstack, making away with ₹2.27 Lakhs in cumulative earnings. Their Spartan Poker stats: Site Winnings: ₹2.82 Lakhs | Site Profits: ₹1.28 Lakhs
The ₹5 Lakhs GTD Deepstack recorded 452 entries, filling in ₹48,000 in overlays. The top 47 spots earned a share of the spoils, with the final three players eventually opting for a deal. ‘AngryShark’ clinched the title for ₹69,562, with Peter ‘Sigmund’ Nazareth (2nd for ₹68,188) and ‘UnsafeChoice’ (3rd for ₹68,000) being the other two beneficiaries of the deal.
Nazareth’s deep finish boosted his online tally to ₹91.46 Lakhs.
The ₹3.50 Lakhs GTD Sundowner brought in 740 players, generating a guarantee-crushing ₹3.70 Lakhs prize pool. The tournament went down the wire following a heads-up deal that handed the title to the former Wednesday Vibes champion ‘OfcourseOfcourse,’ who earned ₹58,969. ‘LARA LARA’ finished runner-up for ₹57,234.
‘ImluckNuts’ (Won Night Rider – Monster Stack ₹1.75 Lakhs GTD for ₹51,336) and ‘Sumitsingh199’ (Won Monster Stack ₹2 Lakhs GTD for ₹49,793) won the other Spartan Poker marquees.
With the third edition of the APT India Online Series in the books, PokerBaazi switched back to its regular line-up of marquees.
The Monday headliner, ₹7.50 Lakhs GTD The Big Show, registered a 324-strong player field, collecting ₹8.10 Lakhs in the prize pool. The top 36 places walked past the money line with a min-cash worth ₹5,508. The PBC – The ValueTown winner Abhishek ‘chipndchair’ Sonu came out on top to win ₹1.79 Lakhs in prize money. He beat ‘1lakhdaily’ (2nd for ₹1.26 Lakhs) heads-up.
Abhishek Sonu won two titles as he also took down the Holdem BOOST, topping a 155-entry field to collect ₹39,913. The two titles and an FT finish in the Daily Night SPRINT, saw him filling in ₹2.36 Lakhs into his Monday tally.
His ITM finishes include:
> 1st in PokerBaazi’s The Big Show for ₹1.79 Lakhs
> 1st in PokerBaazi’s Holdem BOOST for ₹39,913
> 4th in PokerBaazi’s Daily Night SPRINT for ₹17,181
Abhishek Sonu’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹88.99 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: ₹31.23 Lakhs
Akansha ‘gogikaran’ Sehgal was another standout winner last night. She ITM-ed six events, making away with almost ₹1.58 Lakhs.
Her ITM finishes include:
> 4th in PokerBaazi’s The Big Show for ₹59,778
> 1st in Adda52’s Nano DST for ₹50,434
> 2nd in Spartan Poker’s Night Rider – Monster Stack for ₹34,776
> 18th in PokerBaazi’s SPRINT 7-Max for ₹5,650
> 31st in PokerBaazi’s Daily Boost for ₹4,760
> 40th in Spartan Poker’s Deepstack for ₹2,850
Akansha Sehgal’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹47.78 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: ₹8.98 Lakhs
It wasn`t the best debut for the new ₹7 Lakhs GTD Daily Boost on PokerBaazi, with the 10:30 PM event clocking in a 267-entry field on its inaugural run, registering an overlay worth ₹1.66 Lakhs. It was 3:53 AM on the tournament clock by the time the former Sunday Superstack winner Aditya ‘konstantin’ Singh held all the chips in play to win ₹1.55 Lakhs. ‘Steelbala’ placed runner-up for ₹1.08 Lakhs.
Sunday’s Adda52 Millions runner-up finisher, Aditya Singh, cashed another two events collectively banking ₹1.71 Lakhs. His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹2.07 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹61.35 Lakhs
The ₹5 Lakhs GTD SPRINT 7-Max drew 304 runners, overlaying ₹44,000. Buhr ‘buhr1085’ Advirkar was the last player standing and won ₹1.10 Lakhs. The Daily BOOST runner-up finisher ‘Steelbala’ had to settle for a runner-up finish again and pocketed ₹77,500.
Buhr Advirkar also ITM-ed Spartan Poker’s ReCharge (21st for ₹9,800), adding ₹1.20 Lakhs in Monday winnings. His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹97.65 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: ₹21.13 Lakhs
Raghav ‘scambrahm’ Ananth (Won Daily Night SPRINT ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹51,420), ‘vedprakash923’ (Won Hyper SPRINT ₹2 Lakhs GTD for ₹50,230), Ritesh ‘KingOfAllSpades’ Kumar (Won Daily SPRINT ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹33,600), Abhineet ‘abbubro’ Singla (Won PLO Boost Monster ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹22,550), and ‘kidpoker6969’ (Won 5-Max Daily ₹50K GTD for ₹10,700) won the other PokerBaazi marquees.
Headlining PokerStars India’s Monday MTT line-up was the ₹5 Lakhs GTD Battle Royale (7-Max). The ₹2,750 buy-in event recorded a 153-entry field, filling in ₹1.17 Lakhs in overlays. Anmolraj ‘modi chai wala’ Singh Chawla was the last player standing and won ₹1 Lakh (includes ₹44,922 in bounties), while Devang ‘Infic11’ Mehta came second for ₹77,731 (includes ₹22,187 in bounties).
Last night was Anmolraj Singh Chawla`s fifth time winning the Battle Royale title. He also FT-ed Adda52’s Voyager (4th for ₹25,500), rounding up ₹1.26 Lakhs in Monday winnings. His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.11 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹27.69 Lakhs
The user ‘$00th$ayer’ overcame the 94-entry field in the ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD Deepstack, pocketing ₹43,261 (includes ₹21,455 in bounties). ‘awesse112’ took home ₹19,607 (includes ₹2,842 in bounties) in second place. The ₹1,375 buy-in event overlaid ₹32,500.
‘$00th$ayer’s PokerStars India’s stats: Site Winnings: ₹14.34 Lakhs
‘AlreadyWinner’ (Won Omania ₹30K GTD for ₹30,000), ‘Rchauchau’ (Won Ultrasonic ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹26,995), ‘anandh.2018’ (Won Afternoon on Stars ₹50K GTD for ₹15,179), ‘PAAKTS’ (Won Deepstack ₹50K GTD for ₹11,738), and Adwait ‘Adwait Pol’ Pol (Won Primetime Grind ₹50K GTD for ₹8,876) shipped the other Monday marquees on PokerStars India.
Adda52 ₹8 Lakhs GTD Iron Man clocked in 277 entries, who bought in for ₹2,200, and the top 30 places benefitted from the ₹2.46 Lakhs in overlay value added by the site. The online reg ‘Samimeel’ won the title for ₹2.05 Lakhs, with ‘hhaishwary’ placing second for ₹1.22 Lakhs.
‘Samimeel’s Adda52 stats: Site Winnings: ₹39.97 Lakhs | Site Profits: ₹22.18 Lakhs
The ₹3 Lakhs GTD Voyager couldn`t escape the overlay avalanche as well and ended up filling in a ₹37,000 shortfall after 263 entrants signed up for ₹1,100. Only 27 places got paid, and Pradip ‘Nit2Donk’ Ghosh walked away with the lion’s share of the prize money worth ₹78,000. ‘Checkthat’ came second for ₹46,500.
Pradip Ghosh cumulatively lapped up over ₹1.20 Lakhs from five ITM finishes. These include:
> 7th in Adda52’s Iron Man for ₹24,000
> 18th in PokerBaazi’s Daily Boost for ₹7,910
> 34th in Spartan Poker’s ReCharge for ₹6,900
> 36th in Spartan Poker’s Deepstack for ₹3,200
Pradip Ghosh’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.40 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹59.31 Lakhs.
Monday also marked the beginning of another edition of the site`s micro-stakes Nano Poker Series. The ₹1 Crore guaranteed series had seven events on tap on Day 1. Akansha ‘Akanshasehgal’ Sehgal (Won Nano DST ₹2 Lakhs GTD for ₹50,434), Kuldeep ‘lmspro7’ Jorwal (Won Nano Monday Adda ₹90K GTD for ₹28,724), ‘dr_zook81’ (Won Nano Siesta ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹27,750), Nishant ‘stockfull’ Pandey (Won Nano Inception ₹1.70 Lakhs GTD for ₹22,438), ‘rujula16’ (Won Nano Crack Jack ₹70K GTD for ₹14,355), ‘ardutta’ (Won Nano Battleship ₹30K GTD for ₹8,400), and Kuldeep ‘lmspro7’ Jorwal (Won Nano PLO ₹25K GTD for ₹7,250) won titles.
Khelo365 user ‘Mohitk’ took down the ₹10K GTD Quick Freeze for ₹7,000 and defeated ‘jainew’ (2nd for ₹3,000) heads-up.
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