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Daily Majors: Ankit Bajaj, Shailendra Pradhan, Bharat Vasan & Karan Malhotra Take the Tuesday Flagships by Storm!

Daily Majors: Ankit Bajaj, Shailendra Pradhan, Bharat Vasan & Karan Malhotra
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  • Attreyee Khasnabis May 17, 2023
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There was an uptick in traffic across the Tuesday tournaments as the regulars returned to the grind after recovering from the busy weekend. PokerBaazi’s Baazi Turbo Series is the current highlight, drawing poker enthusiasts from all over the country. Meanwhile, PokerStars India is set to kickstart its inaugural multi-flight tournament, the ₹15 Lakhs GTD Hercules, at 7:30 PM tonight.

For those eager to grow their bankrolls, IndiaPlays’ Depositor’s Flight Tournaments will host its third starting flight today.

Ankit Bajaj led the Tuesday leaderboard, boasting two deep runs and ₹5.96 Lakhs in total earnings, making him the day`s top scorer. His victory in PokerBaazi’s The Endeavour earned him ₹3.84 Lakhs, breaking a 14-month title drought. Just an hour before this significant win, Bajaj took home ₹2.12 Lakhs for his third-place finish in Adda52’s The Mint.

Shailendra Pradhan nearly eclipsed Bajaj’s performance but ended the day with ₹5.20 Lakhs from two final table scores. He won PokerBaazi’s BTS#15 Tuesday Prime for ₹3.22 Lakhs and finished third in The Endeavour, pocketing an additional ₹1.98 Lakhs.

The other BTS Tuesday tournaments saw victories from Sankalp Marwah (Won BTS#14 (PLO-6) for ₹1.04 Lakhs), Vikram Jaiswal (Won BTS#13 Hyper Turbo for ₹85,030), ‘santo13’ (Won BTS#16 Freeze (FO) for ₹74,550), and the IMPS Gold Edition leaderboard topper Amandeep Singh (Won BTS#12 for ₹67,419).

Online sensation Bharat Vasan (opted out of our tracking) added to his impressive title tally by winning Spartan Poker’s Tuesday High Roller for ₹3.30 Lakhs, marking his sixth title victory of the year. The win came after a heads-up deal with Sunday`s The MoneyMaker 34.0 runner-up Kashish Gupta (opted out of our tracking), who finished second for ₹3.21 Lakhs. Vasan added another ₹80,280 from a fifth-place finish in Mega Stack, increasing his bankroll by at least ₹4.10 Lakhs.

Karan Malhotra improved on his seventh-place finish in Adda52’s The Mint last week by winning the 8 PM Monday flagship yesterday and pocketing ₹2.88 Lakhs, ending a two-month title drought.

Building upon his fourth-place finish in PokerBaazi’s BTS#5 Sunday Prime two days ago, Young Gun Neel Joshi took down PokerStars India’s Tuesday flagship, Bounty Builder HR – Hercules Ticket Drop Edition for a second time this year, pocketing ₹2.71 Lakhs.

Vinay B triumphantly returned to the online poker scene after earning some live scores at the recently-concluded 2023 APPT Cambodia. He emerged victorious in Spartan Poker’s Mega Stack, winning ₹2.66 Lakhs and breaking a six-week title drought.

Siddharth Gangwar conquered PokerBaazi’s Daily Value Boost, earning ₹1.43 Lakhs (won ₹1.74 Lakhs overall).

Sagar Raj, Biplob Rana, Ravi Jain, Siddharth Ojha, Vikrant Varma, Satbir Singh, and Rahul Sahni won the other Tuesday majors.

Here are the Tuesday highlights!

 

PokerBaazi

The Endeavour – ₹20 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹5,500

Entries – 221

Re-entries – 230

Prize Pool – ₹22,55,000

Places Paid – 49

Ankit ‘Psycorp’ Bajaj, Sunday’s MHW Colossus finalist, belted out a firecracker Tuesday run. He was the day’s highest earner, raking in a total of ₹5.96 Lakhs, which included a final table finish and a title win, his first in over a year.

Barely an hour after securing third place in Adda52’s The Mint, earning ₹2.12 Lakhs, Bajaj outplayed a competitive field of 451 participants (221 unique) in PokerBaazi’s Tuesday headliner, ₹20 Lakhs GTD The Endeavour. This marked his first victory in the 8 PM flagship, breaking his extended 14-month-long dry spell and earning him a noteworthy ₹3.84 Lakhs.

Ankit Bajaj
Ankit Bajaj

 

Ankit Bajaj’s online stats (excluding PokerStars India): Lifetime Winnings: ₹5.37 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.38 Crores | Titles Won in 2023: #1

Dev ‘rucharth’ Mittal has been a revelation over the past few weeks. For the second consecutive week, the FTS #16 – Double Stack champion from March, Mittal, finished runner-up in The Endeavour, taking home ₹2.55 Lakhs, a slight increase from last week‘s ₹2.26 Lakhs.

Dev Mittal
Dev Mittal

 

Mittal’s Tuesday exploits also included deep runs in PokerBaazi’s BTS#15 Tuesday Prime (64th for ₹12,180) and Daily Value Boost (75th for ₹3,500), bringing his total earnings for the day to ₹2.71 Lakhs. His online stats (excluding PokerStars India): Lifetime Winnings: ₹42.18 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: ₹2.97 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2023: #1

Sunday’s BTS#6 champion, Vaibhav ‘WakhraSwagNi’ Sharma, also had a successful day, earning ₹1.32 Lakhs from three cash finishes and a bounty, including:

Vaibhav Sharma
Vaibhav Sharma

 

> 7th in PokerBaazi’s The Endeavour for ₹84,337

> 10th in Spartan Poker’s Tuesday High Roller for ₹25,654

> 12th in Adda52’s The Mint for ₹15,400

> 45th in PokerStars India’s Bounty Builder HR – Hercules Ticket Drop Edition for ₹6,125

Vaibhav Sharma’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹10.76 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹3.97 Crores | Titles Won in 2023: #8 | Annual Winnings: ₹1.16 Crores

The final table of The Endeavour saw some familiar faces, including last night’s BTS#15 Tuesday Prime champion Shailendra ‘classic78’ Pradhan (3rd for ₹1.98 Lakhs), Tanmaya ‘RTD27’ Gupta (4th for ₹1.57 Lakhs), Sunday’s Deepstack Turbo finalist Jyoti ‘joey114114’ Ranjan Nayak (5th for ₹1.30 Lakhs), and Raghav ‘raghav14082’ Chauhan (8th for ₹64,268).

The ₹5,500 entry buy-in flagship generated a hefty ₹22.55 Lakhs in the prize pool. The top 49 finishers earned a payday.

Final Table Results

  1. Ankit ‘Psycorp’ Bajaj – ₹3,84,027
  2. Dev ‘rucharth’ Mittal – ₹2,54,815
  3. Shailendra ‘classic78’ Pradhan – ₹1,97,989
  4. Tanmaya ‘RTD27’ Gupta – ₹1,56,723
  5. Jyoti ‘joey114114’ Ranjan Nayak – ₹1,30,339
  6. Akki16 – ₹1,06,436
  7. Vaibhav ‘WakhraSwagNi’ Sharma – ₹84,337
  8. Raghav ‘raghav14082’ Chauhan – ₹64,268

 

BTS#15 Tuesday Prime – ₹18 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹3,850

Entries – 297

Re-entries – 283

Prize Pool – ₹20,30,000

Places Paid – 70

Shailendra ‘classic78’ Pradhan stole the show on Tuesday, securing an impressive ₹5.20 Lakhs from final table finishes in two PokerBaazi flagships, including a triumphant title win. These achievements placed him second only to Ankit Bajaj on the day’s leaderboard.

Shailendra Pradhan
Shailendra Pradhan

 

Building on his ninth-place finish in Monday’s BTS#10 Monday Prime, Pradhan dominated a 580-player field (297 unique) in PokerBaazi’s BTS headliner, ₹18 Lakhs GTD BTS#15 Tuesday Prime, in under seven hours. He clinched his first BTS title in the 7:30 PM flagship, winning ₹3.22 Lakhs, his fourth-best score on PokerBaazi. This marked his first title win in over four months.

Pradhan, twice a third-place finisher in the BSS Championship, also secured third place in The Endeavour, netting ₹1.98 Lakhs. His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹99.80 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: ₹5.88 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2023: #2

The recent Sunday Superstack finalist, Anurag ’13anurag’ Srivastava, accumulated ₹2.12 Lakhs through two cash finishes and a bounty, including:

Anurag Srivastava
Anurag Srivastava

 

> 2nd in PokerBaazi’s BTS#15 Tuesday Prime for ₹1,92,241

> 46th in PokerBaazi’s The Endeavour for ₹15,785

> 31st in PokerStars India’s Bounty Builder HR – Hercules Ticket Drop Edition for ₹4,375

Anurag Srivastava’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹10.75 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹3.04 Crores | Titles Won in 2023: #4 | Annual Winnings: ₹74.83 Lakhs

The MoneyMaker 34.0 champion, Manish ‘thekid’ Lakhotia, boosted his bankroll by ₹1.99 Lakhs through three cash finishes, which include:

Manish Lakhotia
Manish Lakhotia

 

> 3rd in PokerBaazi’s BTS#15 Tuesday Prime for ₹1,51,438

> 7th in PokerStars India’s Bounty Builder HR – Hercules Ticket Drop Edition for ₹31,805

> 47th in PokerBaazi’s The Endeavour for ₹15,785

Manish Lakhotia’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹14.78 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹3.88 Crores | Titles Won in 2023: #11 | Annual Winnings: ₹1.84 Crores | Ranked #6 in the 2023 Leaderboard Standings (Total Cashes) | Ranked #12 in 2023 TLB (Points) Leaderboard

The BTS#15 Tuesday Prime final table featured other notable regs like Sunday’s BTS#5 Sunday Prime finalist Rahul ‘slowroller’ Melwani (5th for ₹93,177), Yash ‘Riraizer’ Chitre (6th for ₹71,050) and Monday’s The CashMaker – Triple Chance third-place finisher Praveen ‘PinaWXD’ KR (7th for ₹49,735).

The ₹3,850 entry buy-in tournament generated a hefty ₹20.30 Lakhs prize pool that was distributed among the top 70 finishers.

Final Table Results

  1. Shailendra ‘classic78’ Pradhan – ₹3,21,552
  2. Anurag ’13anurag’ Srivastava – ₹1,92,241
  3. Manish ‘thekid’ Lakhotia – ₹1,51,438
  4. Naazgul – ₹1,15,507
  5. Rahul ‘slowroller’ Melwani – ₹93,177
  6. Yash ‘Riraizer’ Chitre – ₹71,050
  7. Praveen ‘PinaWXD’ KR – ₹49,735
  8. atulolympus – ₹40,600

 

Daily Value Boost – ₹10 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,650

Entries – 343

Re-entries – 296

Prize Pool – ₹10,00,000

Places Paid – 125

Siddharth ‘GangnamGangi’ Gangwar‘s persistent pursuit for a title victory finally bore fruit on Tuesday. After three weeks of determined efforts and seven final table finishes, Gangwar finally clinched the title in PokerBaazi’s ₹10 Lakhs GTD Daily Value Boost. Facing a challenging field of 639 players (343 unique), he secured his maiden victory in the 7.30 PM tournament and an impressive cash prize of ₹1.43 Lakhs.

Siddharth Gangwar
Siddharth Gangwar

 

Anish ‘PapaNegreanu’ Arora also performed commendably, finishing as the runner-up and banking ₹1.08 Lakhs.

Gangwar amassed a total of ₹1.74 Lakhs from three cash finishes, including:

> 1st in PokerBaazi’s Daily Value Boost for ₹1,42,500

> 23rd in PokerBaazi’s The Endeavour for ₹18,040

> 22nd in Spartan Poker’s Mega Stack for ₹13,200

Siddharth Gangwar’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹5.83 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.72 Crores | Titles Won in 2023: #6

BTS#10 Monday Prime finalist Pranav ‘MeenakshiSundareshwar’ Khandalkar mounted the final table in two Tuesday tournaments, netting ₹1.11 Lakhs across three deep runs, including:

Pranav Khandalkar
Pranav Khandalkar

 

> 3rd in PokerBaazi’s Daily Value Boost for ₹85,000

> 6th in Spartan Poker’s Daily Turbo (6 Max) for ₹13,975

> 54th in PokerBaazi’s BTS#15 Tuesday Prime for ₹12,180

Pranav Khandalkar’s online stats (including HU SnGs): Lifetime Winnings: ₹6.20 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹88.43 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2023: #2

Vikram Ved ‘vikrambatra’ Batra accumulated ₹93,967 from three deep runs, including:

Vikram Ved Batra
Vikram Ved Batra

 

> 4th in PokerBaazi’s Daily Value Boost for ₹55,000

> 2nd in PokerBaazi’s Daily Boost for ₹34,427

> 13th in PokerStars India’s Uppercut for ₹4,540

Vikram Ved Batra’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.21 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹33.18 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2023: #4

The Daily Value Boost final table lineup included site regs Amit ‘Aryan15’ Malhotra (5th for ₹41,000) and Suneeth ‘suneethkalmady’ Kalmady (8th for ₹16,900).

The ₹1,650 entry buy-in tournament experienced an overlay shortfall of ₹41,500, with the top 125 finishers receiving payouts.

Final Table Results

  1. Siddharth ‘GangnamGangi’ Gangwar – ₹1,42,500
  2. Anish ‘PapaNegreanu’ Arora – ₹1,08,200
  3. Pranav ‘MeenakshiSundareshwar’ Khandalkar – ₹85,000
  4. Vikram Ved ‘vikrambatra’ Batra – ₹55,000
  5. Amit ‘Aryan15’ Malhotra – ₹41,000
  6. behranaazi – ₹28,400
  7. Jayztheone – ₹20,600
  8. Suneeth ‘suneethkalmady’ Kalmady – ₹16,900

 

BTS#14 (PLO-6) – ₹7 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹2,200

Entries – 108

Re-entries – 173

Prize Pool – ₹7,00,000

Places Paid – 35

The volume beast, Sankalp ‘Wobbegong’ Marwah, mustered up ₹1.39 Lakhs across nine deep runs on Tuesday, including his maiden BTS title victory!

Marwah, who clinched the BSS Kickoff title on Sunday, dominated a 281-player field in PokerBaazi’s ₹7 Lakhs GTD BTS#14 (PLO-6). He nailed the 6 PM tournament in just six hours, bagging ₹1.04 Lakhs following a heads-up deal with ‘saurav29’ (2nd for ₹1.01 Lakhs). This win catapulted him to #6 on the BTS leaderboard.

Sankalp Marwah
Sankalp Marwah

 

Sankalp Marwah’s top Tuesday finishes include:

> 1st in PokerBaazi’s BTS#14 (PLO-6) for ₹1,03,453

> 29th in PokerBaazi’s BTS#15 Tuesday Prime for ₹15,225

> 7th in PokerBaazi’s PLO-6 Boost Monster for ₹4,920

> 15th in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) Midnight SPRINT for ₹4,896

> 50th in PokerBaazi’s BTS#13 Hyper Turbo for ₹3,685

Sankalp Marwah’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹2.12 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹28.80 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2023: #12 | Ranked #6 on the BTS Leaderboard

Prabhas ‘prabzter’ Sharma achieved cash finishes in four out of five BTS tournaments on Tuesday, collecting ₹1.02 Lakhs in total earnings and charging to #3 on the BTS leaderboard.

Prabhas Sharma
Prabhas Sharma

 

Sharma’s Tuesday finishes include:

> 5th in PokerBaazi’s BTS#14 (PLO-6) for ₹49,700

> 4th in PokerBaazi’s BTS#12 for ₹31,150

> 47th in PokerBaazi’s BTS#15 Tuesday Prime for ₹13,195

> 17th in PokerBaazi’s BTS#13 Hyper Turbo for ₹7,810

Prabhas Sharma’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹73.74 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2023: #2 | Ranked #3 on the BTS Leaderboard

Online crushers Ravinder ‘Ravikirti’ Singh (3rd for ₹71,400) and Rising Star Aman ‘KarmaPoker’ Parakh (4th for ₹60,200) also made it to the final table of BTS#14 (PLO-6).

The 6 PM tournament experienced an overlay shortfall of ₹1.38 Lakhs, with the top 35 finishers enjoying the added value.

Final Table Results

  1. Sankalp ‘Wobbegong’ Marwah – ₹1,03,453*
  2. saurav29 – ₹1,00,948*
  3. Ravinder ‘Ravikirti’ Singh – ₹71,400
  4. Aman ‘KarmaPoker’ Parakh – ₹60,200
  5. Prabhas ‘prabzter’ Sharma – ₹49,700
  6. Chinkuminku – ₹39,550

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

BTS#13 Hyper – 5.50 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 1,650

Entries – 145

Re-entries – 116

Prize Pool – 5,50,000

Places Paid – 53

PokerBaazi’s 5.50 Lakhs GTD BTS#13 Hyper saw a thrilling display of top-tier play, with numerous BTS leaderboard contenders fighting their way to the final table. The battle lasted for four hours, and when the dust settled, Vikram ‘VikramJaiswal7’ Jaiswal emerged as the last player standing, claiming his second BTS title of the series.

Vikram Jaiswal
Vikram Jaiswal

 

PokerBaazi loyalist Jaiswal came out on top of a 261-entry field (145 unique) in the 5 PM BTS tournament to win 85,030. The mid-stakes TLB star and yesterday`s Daily Morning SPRINT champion, Neeraj ‘SelfClaimedPro’ Kumar, narrowly missed out on a second title victory for the day, taking home 64,405 for second place.

Jaiswal’s total winnings across three cash finishes amounted to 93,130, propelling him four places higher to #2 on the BTS leaderboard.

His Tuesday finishes include:

> 1st in PokerBaazi’s BTS#13 Hyper Turbo for 85,030

> 33rd in PokerBaazi’s BTS#16 Freeze (FO) for 5,000

> 105th in PokerBaazi’s Daily Value Boost for 3,100

Vikram Jaiswal’s PokerBaazi stats: Site Winnings: 43.65 Lakhs | Site Profits: 8.11 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2023: #5 | Ranked #2 on the BTS Leaderboard

The #3 ranked player on the annual TLB leaderboard, Neeraj Kumar`s online exploits are legendary. He won two tournaments on Monday and came out charging again yesterday, adding 1.85 Lakhs across 12 deep runs, including a title and three more podium finishes!

Neeraj Kumar
Neeraj Kumar

 

Kumar placed in the money in four BTS tournaments yesterday, ascending to #9 on the BTS leaderboard. His top performances include:

> 2nd in PokerBaazi’s BTS#13 Hyper Turbo for 64,405

> 1st in PokerBaazi’s Daily Morning SPRINT for 34,136

> 3rd in PokerBaazi’s PLO-6 Boost Monster for 17,220

> 3rd in PokerBaazi’s Daily Afternoon SPRINT for 16,920

> 16th in Spartan Poker’s Mega Stack for 16,200

> 38th in PokerBaazi’s BTS#15 Tuesday Prime for 14,210

Neeraj Kumar’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 9.04 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 1.74 Crores | Titles Won in 2023: #25 | Ranked #3 in the 2023 TLB (Points) Standings | Ranked #9 on the BTS Leaderboard

The BTS#13 Hyper final table also featured the #11 ranked player on the BTS leaderboard Abhishek ‘chipndchair’ Sonu (4th for 37,125), the current BTS leaderboard topper Bibhu ‘Daniel_Ivey’ Agarwal (5th for 26,235), last night`s Daily Turbo winner Yuvraj ‘Yuvi0069’ Bhardwaj (3rd for 49,995), Monday’s BTS#9 Hyper champion Shailesh ‘MrShailesh’ Patel (6th for 18,590), Sony ‘swAAmi’ Puthussery (7th for 15,180), and Parag ’vix786’ Shah (8th for 12,650).

The 1,650 entry buy-in hyper turbo tournament experienced a glaring 1.58 Lakhs in overlays, and 53 players earned a payout.

Final Table Results

  1. Vikram ‘VikramJaiswal7’ Jaiswal – 85,030
  2. Neeraj ‘SelfClaimedPro’ Kumar – 64,405
  3. Yuvraj ‘Yuvi0069’ Bhardwaj – 49,995
  4. Abhishek ‘chipndchair’ Sonu – 37,125
  5. Bibhu ‘Daniel_Ivey’ Agarwal – 26,235
  6. Shailesh ‘MrShailesh’ Patel – 18,590
  7. Sony ‘swAAmi’ Puthussery – 15,180
  8. Parag ’vix786’ Shah – 12,650

 

BTS#12 – ₹5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 217

Re-entries – 171

Prize Pool – ₹5,00,000

Places Paid – 71

Amandeep ‘amanpoker27’ Singh, who reigned supreme on the IMPS Gold Edition leaderboard with an impressive 13-day streak at the top, is in the midst of a breakout run. Showing no signs of slowing down, Singh has already clinched six marquee tournaments this month, two of which he championed yesterday.

Displaying exceptional prowess and tenacity, Singh garnered ₹1.35 Lakhs from two victorious runs yesterday, a second-place finish, and four other money finishes.

Amandeep Singh
Amandeep Singh

 

Singh kicked off his winning streak yesterday by expertly defeating a field of 108 players in PokerBaazi’s ₹1 Lakh GTD Afternoon PLO5 Boost. After entering the tournament five times, he walked away with the first-place prize money of ₹32,400. Just forty minutes later, he secured the runner-up spot in PokerBaazi’s ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD Daily Afternoon SPRINT, adding an additional ₹23,160 to his earnings.

Yet, Singh’s most significant accomplishment of the day was his victory in PokerBaazi’s ₹5 Lakhs GTD BTS#12, just an hour after his second-place finish. He overpowered the 388-player field (217 unique) in the 4 PM marquee, adding a second title to his Tuesday resume. Following a heads-up deal with ‘Khatriking,’ Singh collected the champion’s share of ₹67,419, while ‘Khatriking’ claimed an almost equal ₹66,881.

Amandeep Singh’s online stats (PokerBaazi and Adda52): Lifetime Winnings: ₹46.50 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: ₹13.31 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2023: #41

The NPS India 2023 fiend Abdul ‘ManiakGod’ Aziz (3rd for ₹42,000) and yesterday’s BTS#14 (PLO-6) finalist Prabhas ‘prabzter’ Sharma (4th for ₹31,150) were the other site regulars on the BTS#12 final table.

The ₹1,100 entry buy-in tournament experienced an overlay shortfall of ₹1.12 Lakhs and 71 players profited from the value on offer.

Final Table Results

  1. Amandeep ‘amanpoker27’ Singh – ₹67,419*
  2. Khatriking – ₹66,881*
  3. Abdul ‘ManiakGod’ Aziz – ₹42,000
  4. Prabhas ‘prabzter’ Sharma – ₹31,150
  5. Tamang1990 – ₹21,850
  6. yashh7 – ₹16,000
  7. ajaydevgan – ₹12,300
  8. meemumbaikar – ₹10,000

* denotes a heads-up deal

 

BTS#16 Freeze (FO) – 5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 2,200

Entries – 235

Prize Pool – 5,00,000

Places Paid – 47

PokerBaazi user ‘santo13’ continues their triumphal march, snagging yet another title! Following their victory in the Daily Boost on Monday, ‘santo13’ eclipsed 234 rivals in the 5 Lakhs GTD BTS#16 Freeze (FO), claiming a site-best 74,550 for the win, effectively recovering all their site losses! The user ‘sachuthakur5’ secured second place, banking 56,200.

santo13’s PokerBaazi stats: Site Winnings: 1.72 Lakhs | Site Profits: 22,075 | Titles Won in 2023: #2

Notables who final tabled the BTS#16 Freeze (FO) included Pratik ‘zpAAced’ Manjrekar (5th for 24,750), Pankaj ‘Cyclone6524’ Joshi (6th for 17,650), Ginish ‘ginishvadera’ Vadera (7th for 14,550), and the #2 ranked player on the annual TLB leaderboard Rajneesh ‘msdhoni’ Thakur (8th for 12,000).

The 2,200 buy-in freezeout tournament encountered an overlay deficit of 30,000, with 47 players making it to the payouts list.

Final Table Results

  1. santo13 – 74,550
  2. sachuthakur5 – 56,200
  3. insAAne – 43,850
  4. Vanquisher23 – 33,300
  5. Pratik ‘zpAAced’ Manjrekar – 24,750
  6. Pankaj ‘Cyclone6524’ Joshi – 17,650
  7. Ginish ‘ginishvadera’ Vadera – 14,550
  8. Rajneesh ‘msdhoni’ Thakur – 12,000

 

(7-Max) Afternoon Boost – ₹5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹2,200

Entries – 133

Re-entries – 111

Prize Pool – ₹5,00,000

Places Paid – 47

Tuesday proved to be a remarkable day for PokerBaazi user ‘ksc7’ as they secured their first-ever title in the site’s 2 PM marquee, ₹5 Lakhs GTD (7-Max) Afternoon Boost. Outlasting a field of 244 players (133 unique), ‘ksc7’ pocketed ₹65,468 following a heads-up deal.

The mystery winner made another cash finish in the 4 PM BTS#12 (22nd for ₹4,550), totaling ₹70,018 from the two events. ‘ksc7’s PokerBaazi stats: Site Winnings: ₹2.46 Lakhs | Titles Won: #1

The five-time Afternoon Boost winner Vaibhav ‘vaibhi18’ Arora fell just shy of a sixth title, earning ₹65,282 in a heads-up deal. He accrued ₹72,482 from two deep runs, including:

Vaibhav Arora
Vaibhav Arora

 

> 2nd in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) Afternoon Boost for ₹65,282* (heads-up deal)

> 19th in PokerBaazi’s Daily Value Boost for ₹7,200

Vaibhav Arora’s online stats (excluding PokerStars India): Lifetime Winnings: ₹52.34 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: ₹20.10 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2023: #5

Old-timer Gurpal ‘roothless’ Singh secured the fifth position in the Afternoon Boost for ₹24,750 and added another ₹2,025 from a 19th place finish in PokerBaazi’s Daily Afternoon SPRINT, amassing ₹26,775 in total earnings.

Gurpal Singh
Gurpal Singh

 

Gurpal Singh’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹2.60 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹64.37 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2023: #8

The ₹2,200 entry buy-in tournament registered a nominal ₹12,000 in overlays, with 47 players claiming a payout.

Final Table Results

  1. ksc7 – ₹65,468*
  2. Vaibhav ‘vaibhi18’ Arora – ₹65,282*
  3. Sujal0132 – ₹43,850
  4. Smar077 – ₹33,300
  5. Gurpal ‘roothless’ Singh – ₹24,750
  6. YNWA1892 – ₹17,650
  7. Letmefku69 – ₹14,550

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

BTS Leaderboard Standings on Day 3

Day 3 of the Baazi Turbo Series at PokerBaazi continued to surge forward with an adrenaline-fueled sequence of five tournaments. This day’s results triggered significant shifts in the leaderboard standings, resulting in a churn at the top.

Bibhu ‘Daniel_Ivey’ Agarwal remains in pole position on the ₹10 Lakhs GTD BTS leaderboard for the third day in a row, accumulating an imposing total of 2,278 points. Agarwal has demonstrated his poker prowess by placing in the money in nine out of the 16 BTS tournaments, including a title victory. Yesterday, his most notable performance was a solid final table finish in BTS#13 Hyper Turbo, placing fifth for ₹26,235.

There was a dramatic shake-up in the leaderboard standings as Vikram ‘Vikramjaiswal7’ Jaiswal made an impressive leap from sixth to second place, amassing 2,180 points. Jaiswal’s skillful gameplay and tenacity have been instrumental in this significant advancement. His portfolio of seven cash finishes, including title wins in BTS#2 (PLO-6) and BTS#13 Hyper Turbo.

Likewise, Prabhas ‘prabzter’ Sharma made waves on the leaderboard, making a remarkable ascent from the tenth to the third spot yesterday, pushing his score up to 2,161 points.

RankPlayerPoints
1Bibhu 'Daniel_Ivey' Agarwal2,278
2Vikram 'VikramJaisawal7' Jaiswal2,180
3Prabhas 'prabzter' Sharma2,161
4Chirag 'ChiruG' Khanduja2,034
5Vikhyat 'supersaiyan57' Ahlawat1,979
6Sankalp 'Wobbegong' Marwah1,945
7Ankit 'akj290' Jajodia1,879
8Utkarsh 'Utkraj4' Raj1,857
9Neeraj 'SelfClaimedPro' Kumar1,780
10Rishabh '13rishabh' Harsh1,712

 

‘amandeep11’ (Won 2.50 Lakhs GTD 7-Max Midnight SPRINT for 50,018), Siddharth ‘Sidash21’ Ojha (Won 2.50 Lakhs GTD Daily Boost for 45,450), Vikrant ‘borntrouble’ Varma (Won 1 Lakh GTD PLO-6 Boost Monster for 34,440), ‘Sihan’ (Won 1.50 Lakhs GTD Daily Night SPRINT for 24,640), ‘mazearke’ (Won 1 Lakh GTD 7-Max SPRINT for 20,290) and ‘Ajaytandi’ (Won 50K 5-Max Daily Turbo for 6,100) won the other PokerBaazi marquees.

 

Spartan Poker

Tuesday High Roller (6 Max) – ₹15 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹11,000

Entries – 71

Re-entries – 37

Re-buys – 43

Prize Pool – ₹15,10,000

Places Paid – 15

Bharat ‘MirchiSeth’ Vasan has established himself as an online poker powerhouse thanks to his consistent performance. The two-time NPS gold medalist placed second in the (7-Max) BSS Championship on Sunday and covered the distance in Spartan Poker’s ₹15 Lakhs GTD Tuesday HighRoller (6 Max) last night. Vasan stood tall among 151 contestants (71 unique) in the 9 PM tournament, earning his sixth title of the year and a cash reward of ₹3.30 Lakhs.

Bharat Vasan
Bharat Vasan

 

Kashish ‘BeeTa03’ Gupta (opted out of our tracking), who had three prominent finishes on Sunday, including a runner-up performance in The MoneyMaker 34.0, added his fourth major score of the week. He came close to victory in the Tuesday High Roller, securing second place and ₹3.21 Lakhs, thanks to a heads-up deal.

Adding to his recent string of successes, Vasan also finished fifth in Spartan Poker’s Mega Stack, earning him at least ₹4.10 Lakhs in total – placing him third on the Tuesday leaderboard.

Vasan`s known Tuesday finishes include:

> 1st in Spartan Poker’s Tuesday HighRoller for ₹3,30,141* (heads-up deal)

> 5th in Spartan Poker’s Mega Stack for ₹80,280

The 6-max Tuesday High Roller final table also featured Michael ‘folditnoob’ Keishing (3rd for ₹1.74 Lakhs) and Sunday`s BSS HighRoller fifth-place finisher Deepak ‘Optimist’ Singh (4th for ₹1.41 Lakhs).

The ₹11,000 entry buy-in tournament exceeded its advertised guarantee, distributing ₹15.10 Lakhs in prize money to the top 15 competitors.

Other noteworthy players crossing the money line included last night`s The Endeavour finalist Vaibhav ‘Nikka Zaildar’ Sharma (10th for ₹31,710), Mega Stack finalist Young Gun Sanat ‘orhem3001’ Mehrotra (11th for ₹31,710), IOPC 14.0 The Crown champion and the #7 ranked player of the year, Aditya ‘Yennefer’ Agarwal (12th for ₹29,445), Vinayak ‘firehaimai’ Bajaj (14th for ₹27,180), and Rising Star Ritwik ‘Fisherman1997’ Khanna (15th for ₹27,180).

Final Table Results

  1. Bharat ‘MirchiSeth’ Vasan – ₹3,30,141*
  2. Kashish ‘BeeTa03’ Gupta – ₹3,21,423*
  3. Michael ‘folditnoob’ Keishing – ₹1,74,405
  4. Deepak ‘Optimist’ Singh – ₹1,41,185
  5. b44baba – ₹1,14,005
  6. MagicMan13 – ₹89,090

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

Mega Stack – 12 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 4,400

Entries – 153

Re-entries – 38

Re-buys – 103

Prize Pool – 12,00,000

Places Paid – 27

Returning to the online grind after a ten-day hiatus because of his live exploits at APPT Cambodia 2023, Vinay ‘ConCrete’ B made a triumphant comeback by championing Spartan Poker’s 12 Lakhs GTD Mega Stack. The seasoned player bested a competitive field of 294 entrants (153 unique) in less than eight hours, breaking his six-week title drought with a grand prize of 2.66 Lakhs.

Vinay B
Vinay B

 

Joining him on the podium in the Tuesday headliner were ‘krishh87’, who finished second with 1.79 Lakhs, and ‘Shaarang’ (anonymity requested), securing third place with 1.23 Lakhs.

In addition to this victory, Vinay B collected bounties worth 1,750 in PokerStars India’s Bounty Builder HR – Hercules Ticket Drop Edition. His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 7.71 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 1.38 Crores | Titles Won in 2023: #7

Also making notable appearances at the Mega Stack final table was last night`s Tuesday High Roller winner, Bharat ‘Mirchi’ Vasan (5th for 80,280), Suman ‘suman4456’ Lahoti (6th for 61,680), and Young Gun Sanat ‘orhem3001’ Mehrotra (8th for 32,520).

The 4,400 buy-in event experienced an overlay shortfall of 27,000, and the top 27 finishers got paid.

Final Table Results

  1. Vinay ‘ConCrete’ B – 2,65,800
  2. krishh87 – 1,79,400
  3. Shaarang – 1,23,480
  4. bigbang2 – 1,00,680
  5. Bharat ‘MirchiSeth’ Vasan – 80,280
  6. Suman ‘suman4456’ Lahoti – 61,680
  7. Sagar97706 – 44,880
  8. Sanat ‘orhem3001’ Mehrotra – 32,520

 

Ravi ‘Rvjn91’ Jain (Won 2 Lakhs GTD Monster Stack for 48,000), ‘Madmoney005’ (Won 1 Lakh GTD Dark Knight for 27,300), ‘Shootingstar’ (Won 1 Lakh GTD Night Rider for 22,755), ‘manju@0562’ (Won 1 Lakh GTD Chip Up – Triple Chance for 21,158), Rahul ‘iLiSHMaCh’ Sahni (Won 75K GTD Hold’em PKO for 18,799), ‘garibaadmi’ (Won 75K GTD Sundowner – Triple Chance for 16,173), ‘ashunishu’ (Won 50K GTD Turbo – Triple Chance for 11,565) and and ‘Jijinjiju’ (Won 50K GTD Centurion for 10,575) won the other Spartan Poker marquees.

 

Pocket52

Pocket Bullets – ₹6 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,650

Entries – 177

Re-entries – 125

Prize Pool – ₹6,00,000

Places Paid – 49

In Pocket52’s Tuesday marquee, ₹6 Lakhs GTD Pocket Bullets, site reg ‘MinishaLamba’ rose to the occasion, outplaying a daunting roster of 302 contenders to clinch the first-place cash prize of ₹1.08 Lakhs.

The user ‘Bhains_ki_aankh,’ demonstrating formidable form, claimed the runner-up payout of ₹78,000.

Final Table Results

  1. MinishaLamba – ₹1,08,000
  2. Bhains_ki_aankh – ₹78,000
  3. Happy07010 – ₹54,000
  4. english_schalke_6968954 – ₹39,000
  5. BiLL BENTER_iVnCbqBpmj – ₹28,200
  6. illumination – ₹24,000

 

‘CHINMOY555’ (Won ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD Pocket Brunch for ₹30,000), ‘lokman55_bYesGpPpi7’ (Won ₹1.25 Lakhs GTD Pocket Soda for ₹26,250), ‘4betbluff’ (Won ₹1 Lakh GTD Pocket Snacks for ₹23,000) and ‘Prakash56’ (Won ₹75K GTD Pocket Squares for ₹17,250) won the other Pocket52 marquees!

 

PokerStars India

Bounty Builder HR – Hercules Ticket Drop Edition – 10 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 7,700

Entries – 75

Re-entries – 62

Regular Prize Pool – 5,20,500

Bounty Prize Pool – 4,79,500

Total Prize Pool – 10,00,000

Places Paid – 15

Following a strong fourth-place finish in the BTS#5 Sunday Prime the day before, Young Gun Neel ‘Worm236’ Joshi delivered another stellar performance in PokerStars India’s 10 Lakhs GTD Bounty Builder HR – Hercules Ticket Drop Edition. The chemical engineer from BITS Pilani outclassed the 137-strong starting field (75 unique), claiming the Tuesday flagship title for the second time this year and a cash prize of 2.70 Lakhs (1.73 Lakhs in bounties).

Neel Joshi
Neel Joshi

 

Satellites and freerolls grinder Mohd ‘IND(Y@hya’ Yahya hit the jackpot in the Tuesday tournament, converting a satellite investment into a hefty runner-up payday of 1.24 Lakhs (26,031 in bounties).

Neel Joshi’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 7.35 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 2.82 Crores | Titles Won in 2023: #5

Other prominent players who made it to the Bounty Builder HR – Hercules Ticket Drop Edition final table included Monday`s Iron Man runner-up Clinton ‘Clinton Tavares’ Tavares (3rd for 93,402), the 2022 Player of the Year, Young Gun Anuj ‘brocklesnar95’ Yadav (4th for 83,424), PLO6 Booster Tuesday finalist Lavesh ‘lavesh786’ Meena (5th for 55,608), and Sunday`s The MoneyMaker 34.0 winner Manish ‘theoldestkid’ Lakhotia (7th for 31,805).

The 7,700 entry buy-in tournament registered 41,000 in overlays, and 15 players scored a payday. As a bonus, PokerStars India also dropped tickets to the 15 Lakhs GTD The Hercules, worth 12,375, on a randomly selected table.

Final Table Results (Including Bounties)

  1. Neel ‘Worm236’ Joshi – 2,70,456
  2. Mohd ‘IND(Y@hya’ Yahya – 1,23,675
  3. Clinton ‘Clinton Tavares’ Tavares – 93,402
  4. Anuj ‘brocklesnar95’ Yadav – 83,424
  5. Lavesh ‘lavesh786’ Meena – 55,608
  6. DR5868 – 39,237
  7. Manish ‘theoldestkid’ Lakhotia – 31,805

 

‘highroller2301’ (Won 1.50 Lakhs GTD Uppercut for ₹43,467), ‘dipakpualpokers’ (Won 1 Lakh GTD Ultrasonic for 23,197), ‘GOAT-245’ (Won 60K GTD Super Stack PKO 8-Max for 15,094), ‘Amibangla’ (Won 40K GTD Afternoon on Stars PKO for 13,402) and ‘S8888786’ (Won 50K GTD Bounty Adrenaline 6-Max for 12,365) won the other PokerStars India marquees.

 

PokerDangal

PLO6 Booster Tuesday – ₹1 Lakh GTD

Buy-in – ₹660

Entries – 76

Re-buys – 64

Prize Pool – ₹1,00,000

Places Paid – 23

In PokerDangal’s ₹1 Lakh GTD PLO6 Booster Tuesday, site-reg ‘Pheqwe’ toppled the 140-player field (76 unique) in the primetime tournament to win ₹21,000. The user ‘MattSaint92’ finished runner-up for ₹15,500.

Lavesh ‘lavesh7’ Meena (4th for ₹9,000) and Satyam ‘Joonjoon’ Joon (5th for ₹6,750) were known regs on the PLO6 Booster Tuesday final table.

Final Table Results

  1. Pheqwe – ₹21,000
  2. MattSaint92 – ₹15,500
  3. muteeb123 – ₹11,750
  4. Lavesh ‘lavesh7’ Meena – ₹9,000
  5. Satyam ‘Joonjoon’ Joon – ₹6,750
  6. MysteriousRahul – ₹5,000

 

 

First Games Poker

Mega Freeroll – ₹2 Lakhs GTD

Total Entries – 1,796

Prize Pool – ₹2,00,000

Places Paid – 1,796

This Tuesday saw an impressive performance from First Games Poker player ‘Vicky,’ who triumphed over an enormous field of 1,796 competitors in the site’s ₹2 Lakhs GTD Mega Freeroll. The victory rewarded ‘Vicky’ with a poker ticket valued at ₹800.

The runner-up, ‘kiran,’ also put up an intense fight and was rewarded with a poker ticket worth ₹600 for their efforts.

Final Table Results

  1. Vicky – Poker ticket worth ₹800
  2. kiran – Poker ticket worth ₹600
  3. Ritik Saini – Poker ticket worth ₹400
  4. AJAY RAJ – Poker ticket worth ₹200
  5. vivaan – Poker ticket worth ₹200
  6. UJWAL – Poker ticket worth ₹100

 

 

PokerSaint

Ruby – ₹3 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,350

Entries – 113

Re-entries – 98

Prize Pool – ₹3,00,000

Places Paid – 35

In a commendable display of perseverance, PokerSaint regular ‘RezUREz’ showed determination, rebounding after an initial setback to triumph over an impressive field of 211 competitors (113 unique entrants) in the ₹3 Lakhs GTD Ruby for first-place prize money of ₹56,576.

Likewise, user ‘Nitharpgi1992’ exhibited a firm resolve, rebuying into the tournament six times before securing second place. Their tenacity yielded a respectable return of ₹41,701.

Final Table Results

  1. RezUREz – ₹56,576
  2. Nitharpgi1992 – ₹41,701
  3. Behnoi – ₹30,737
  4. Player786 – ₹22,655
  5. Pokerqueen19 – ₹16,699
  6. Jr.Sachdev – ₹12,308
  7. Believerinpain95 – ₹9,911
  8. Boomtown – ₹7,981

 

 

Adda52

The Mint – ₹14 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 3,850

Entries – 187

Re-entries – 167

Prize Pool – 14,00,000

Places Paid – 38

Karan ‘gogikaran’ Malhotra, who placed seventh in Adda52’s The Mint last week, emerged victorious in the 8 PM Monday flagship yesterday. He successfully navigated through the 354-player field (187 unique) in approximately seven hours, securing the title and 2.88 Lakhs in winnings. This victory breaks a two-month title drought, during which Malhotra impressively posted 18 final table finishes.

Karan Malhotra
Karan Malhotra

 

A three-way deal at the final table saw Archit ‘Aarchit’ Dhadwal (2nd for 2.16 Lakhs) and The Endeavour champion, Ankit ‘imluckbox’ Bajaj (3rd for 2.12 Lakhs), each taking home more than 2 Lakhs.

Karan Malhotra’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 3.12 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 89.69 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2023: #6

The high-performing Nitin ‘JeeneNhiDunga’ Rawat, the winner of the Destiny 26.0 Finale, added 72,670 to his bankroll from three cash finishes and a bounty, including:

Nitin Rawat
Nitin Rawat

 

> 8th in Adda52’s The Mint for 35,000

> 7th in PokerBaazi’s Daily Turbo for 10,475

> 20th in PokerStars India’s Bounty Builder HR – Hercules Ticket Drop Edition for 14,000

> 44th in PokerBaazi’s BTS#15 Tuesday Prime for 13,195

Nitin Rawat’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 2.99 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 1.08 Crores | Titles Won in 2023: #10

The Mint final table also featured regulars like Gautam ‘aa_kk’ Sachdeva (6th for 52,500) and Madhab ‘madhabpal2015’ Pal (7th for 42,000).

The 3,850 entry buy-in tournament offered 1.61 Lakhs in overlays, from which 38 players benefitted.

Final Table Results

  1. Karan ‘gogikaran’ Malhotra – 2,87,830*
  2. Archit ‘Aarchit’ Dhadwal – 2,15,856*
  3. Ankit ‘imluckbox’ Bajaj – 2,12,414*
  4. chutney – 1,12,000
  5. prohaibro – 75,600
  6. Gautam ‘aa_kk’ Sachdeva – 52,500
  7. Madhab ‘madhabpal2015’ Pal – 42,000
  8. Nitin ‘JeeneNhiDunga’ Rawat – 35,000

*denotes a three-way deal

 

Sagarrajsagar32’ Raj (Won ₹2.50 Lakhs GTD Voyager for 69,500) won the other Adda52 marquee.

Biplob ‘hellhell’ Rana (Won 2 Lakhs GTD Nano DST for 54,900), ‘falsify’ (Won ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD Nano Inception for 28,176), Satbir ‘satbir2222’ Singh (Won 1.70 Lakhs GTD Nano Mint for 27,899), ‘manishratwaya16’ (Won 90K GTD Nano Siesta for 27,225), ‘Jagoi’ (Won 1 Lakh GTD Nano Daily Adda for 26,500), ‘gopikrishnanvv’ (Won 70K GTD Nano Crack Jack for 14,48), ‘Tanu2020’ (Won 30K GTD Nano Battleship for 8,700) and ‘Vickymohta’ (Won 25K GTD Nano PLO for 7,373) won the Nano Poker Series Tuesday tournaments.

 

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