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Daily Majors: Ankur Sehgal, Myron Pereira, Shardul Parthasarathi, Kanchan Sharma & Kartik Ved Slay the Thursday Flagships

Daily Majors 20-08
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  • RUPAM THAKUR August 20, 2021
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It was an action-packed Thursday with Adda52’s WPT India Online and PokerDangal’s Dangal Value Series (DVS) driving the virtual action.

The WPT Super High Roller fifth-place finisher Ankur Sehgal was the day’s leading scorer and bagged the prestigious WPT trophy in Adda52’s WPT Gladiator for ₹7.88 Lakhs beating Young Gun Sahil Chutani heads-up.

Spartan Poker’s The Big Deal returned on the site after ten days. Wednesday’s WPT Deepstack runner-up finisher Ankit Khattar walked away with the title and a ₹7.30 Lakhs payday after striking a heads-up deal with Mohit Dhingra (2nd for ₹6.61 Lakhs).

The long-time circuit regular Myron Pereira lapped up almost ₹5.58 Lakhs from four ITM scores, including winning Spartan Poker’s Trending Thursday for ₹4.76 Lakhs.

Two of our Young Guns booked title victories yesterday. Young Gun Shardul Parthasarathi shipped PokerBaazi’s The Summit for ₹4.14 Lakhs beating out Dhinesh Kumar in the heads-up finale.

Our only female Young Gun, Kanchan Sharma, championed the WPT Mini for ₹2.17 Lakhs defeating Aritra Sengupta heads-up.

The bracelet-winning PokerGuru Ambassador Kartik Ved came out on top in PokerStars India’s Highroller for ₹2.52 Lakhs, defeating Raghav Madan heads-up.

Shrvan Amlekar, Navaneesha P, Shubham Agarwal, Jimmy Arora, Vikram Mishra, Ankit Kasat, Raghav Siddalinga, Randeep Lather, Ishan Sharma, Devashish Mathur, and Abhiroop Gupta won the other marquee events.

Here are the Thursday highlights!

 

Spartan Poker

Player traffic has picked up on the virtual felts, and the MTT regs came out in good numbers to play the Thursday marquees on Spartan Poker. Making a return on the site was the ₹30 Lakhs GTD The Big Deal, where 165 players signed up for ₹22,000, generating a meaty ₹33 Lakhs prize pool. Wednesday’s WPT Deepstack runner-up finisher Ankit Asymptote05 Khattar placed one better last night to grab an impressive ₹7.30 Lakhs. Mohit Bigfox Dhingra came second for ₹6.61 Lakhs courtesy of a heads-up deal.

Runner-up Mohit Dhingra
Runner-up Mohit Dhingra

 

The Big Deal victory was a redemption of sorts for Ankit Khattar, who had come close to winning the title on July 5 but settled for a runner-up payday of ₹5.87 Lakhs. He now boasts ₹93.36 Lakhs in recorded online winnings.

The 8 PM flagship, the ₹20 Lakhs GTD Trending Thursday, took off 90 minutes before The Big Deal and logged in 475 entrants to collect a bumper ₹23.75 Lakhs prize pool. Well-known circuit reg Myron Zzzzz369 Pereira stormed his way to the top to collect ₹4.76 Lakhs. Wednesday’s Destiny champion, Avneesh IamAM Munjal, secured a runner-up payday of ₹3.17 Lakhs.

Myron Pereira
Myron Pereira

 

Myron Pereira’s top finishes include:

> 1st in Spartan Poker’s Trending Thursday for ₹4.76 Lakhs

> 6th in PokerStars India’s Highroller for ₹71,235

Myron Pereira collected over ₹5.58 Lakhs from four ITM finishes on Thursday. His stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹4.65 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹82.81 Lakhs | Titles Won in August: #3

Another edition of the ₹1 Crore GTD The Millionaire opened to action last night. Day 1A of the ₹5,500 entry buy-in flagship drew 295 entries, and only 38 of them could bag stacks for Day 2. Archit Archit789 Saraogi (270,700), PokerGuru Ambassador Ratul Atriohm Steves (177,585), and the former IOPC The Millionaire Main Event champion Anurag TheDarkKnightReturnsSrivastava (174,545) headlined the advancing field on Day 1A.

Archit Saraogi
Archit Saraogi

 

Bittur (Won ₹2.10 Lakhs GTD Night Rider – DeepStack Turbo for ₹46,958) and Devashish Debumathur Mathur (Won ₹1 Lakhs GTD Epic for ₹20,098) shipped the other marquees on the site.

 

PokerBaazi

PokerBaazi’s ₹15 Lakhs GTD The Summit crowned a champion in the ‘runner-up specialist,’ Young Gun Shardul ‘duuurrrr’ Parthasarathi. The Mumbai-based pro had finished runner-up in The Summit three times since last year. He finally got the monkey off his back as he took down the title, beating out Dhinesh ‘dhineshrocky007’ Kumar (runner-up for ₹2.91 Lakhs) heads-up to collect ₹4.14 Lakhs.

Shardul Parthasarathi
Shardul Parthasarathi

 

Shardul Parthasarathi’s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹4.36 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.86 Crores

PokerBaazi’s latest addition, the ₹5 Lakhs GTD Daily SPRINT (7-Max), ran from 9 PM to 2:22 AM. The event registered 251 participants, posting a ₹5.02 Lakhs prize pool. Shubham ‘backchod’ Agarwal shipped the event for ₹1.03 Lakhs, following a three-way deal with ‘laaalaa’ (runner-up for ₹76,420) and ‘Satya222’ (3rd for ₹74,720).

Vikram ‘Poker_lover’ Mishra (Won Holdem BOOST ₹3 Lakhs GTD for ₹62,830), Priyank ‘Piko1432’ Kothari (Won Daily Night SPRINT ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD for ₹51,430), ‘donzrag’ (Won PLO Boost Monster ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹33,500), Randeep ‘randysingh’ Lather (Won Daily Afternoon SPRINT ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹30,690), and ‘googlepay’ (Won ₹1 Lakh GTD PLO5 BOOST for ₹21,940) shipped the other Thursday marquees on the site.

 

Adda52

The ₹25 Crores GTD World Poker Tour (WPT) Online India completed Day 19 on Thursday, crowning eight champions.

The WPT trophy event of the day, the ₹30 Lakhs GTD WPT Gladiator, collected a guarantee-surpassing ₹30.90 Lakhs after 618 runners (including re-entries) signed up to play. Navigating past the competition to collect his first WPT title (his third tournament victory of the year), the WPT Super High Roller fifth-place finisher Ankur ‘aceleration’ Sehgal took down the ₹5,500 buy-in tourney for ₹7.88 Lakhs. The score boosted Sehgal’s online tally to ₹2.11 Crores with ₹36.16 Lakhs in net profits.

Ankur Sehgal
Ankur Sehgal

 

Young Gun Sahil ‘bluffme19’ Chutani is a cash game regular with a glittering MTT scorecard. He posted two podium finishes last night for a cumulative ₹6.80 Lakhs.

Sahil Chutani
Sahil Chutani

 

His finishes include:

> 2nd in Adda52’s WPT Gladiator for ₹4.48 Lakhs

> 3rd in Spartan Poker’s Trending Thursday for ₹2.32 Lakhs

Sahil Chutani’s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹2.84 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.29 Crores

The second WPT marquee event of the day, the ₹8 Lakhs GTD WPT Mini 6-Max, generated a ₹8.84 Lakhs prize pool from 442 registrations. The event played down to a heads-up finale between Young Gun Kanchan ‘thandicoke’ Sharma & Aritra ‘flushnace’ Sengupta. The more experienced Sharma prevailed and won ₹2.17 Lakhs. Sengupta placed runner-up for ₹1.28 Lakhs.

Kanchan Sharma
Kanchan Sharma

 

Kanchan Sharma posted two more ITM scores collecting ₹2.78 Lakhs cumulatively. One of the Destiny 20.0 winners, Kanchan Sharma, clinched her second title of the month, also picking up her fifth title this year.

Kanchan Sharma’s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹3.37 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.24 Crores

Wednesday’s The Pride runner-up finisher & upcoming poker streamer Amit ‘ragingbull’ Kaushik ran past the money line in seven events yesterday that included three FT scores, worth a collective ₹2.02 Lakhs.

Amit Kaushik
Amit Kaushik

 

His top finishes include:

> 4th in Adda52’s WPT Mini for ₹66,300

> 8th in Adda52’s WPT Gladiator for ₹61,800

> 7th in PokerStars India’s Highroller for ₹55,334

> 9th in PokerBaazi’s Daily SPRINT for ₹11,797

Amit Kaushik’s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.21 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹63.28 Lakhs

Flight 19 of the ₹1 Crore GTD WPT India Unreal brought in 484 contenders, and by the time the play got halted, only 51 players were left standing. Honey ‘ho9ey’ Bijlani (449,798). ‘Voron0a’ (330,145) and Navaneesha ‘np406’ P (321,344) topped the Flight 19 survivors.

Honey Bijlani
Honey Bijlani

 

Along with 9,449 prior entries (Flight 1 – 417, Flight 2 – 390, Flight 3 – 402, Flight 4 – 307, Flight 5 – 222, Flight 6 – 1,119, Flight 7 – 349, Flight 8 – 554, Flight 9 – 634, Flight 10 – 515, Flight 11 – 365, Flight 12 – 230, Flight 13 – 913, Flight 14 – 595, Flight 15 – 459, Flight 16 – 441, Flight 17 – 735, and Flight 18 – 802), the player field has expanded to 9,933 entries in this ground-breaking event, with another 11 flights left to play before Day 2 on August 29.

On Thursday, the ₹1 Crore GTD WPT Quad 9 completed Day 1D. The ₹9,999 buy-in event drew 129 hopefuls, with only 12 surviving the day’s onslaught. Poker Sports League (PSL) CEO Pranav ‘macchi123’ Bagai (386,424), Deepak ‘orionn7’ Raina (333,359) and ‘Happyfish’ (189,610) (anonymity requested) topped the day-end chip counts.

Pranav Bagai
Pranav Bagai

 

The WPT Quad 9 has recorded 433 entries so far (Day 1A – 69, Day 1B – 128, Day 1C – 107, and Day 1D – 129) with another four flights left to play out.

Shrvan ‘SSAHisoka’ Amlekar (Won WPT Multiplier ₹4 Lakhs GTD for ₹1.06 Lakhs), Navaneesha ‘np406’ P (Won WPT Hustle ₹4 Lakhs GTD for ₹1.05 Lakhs), Jimmy ‘milliondollerdream’ Arora (Won WPT Classic ₹4 Lakhs GTD for ₹1 Lakh), ‘peacelover’ (Won WPT Late Night PKO ₹3 Lakhs GTD for ₹70,849), Ankit ‘kasatankit’ Kasat (Won WPT Alpha ₹2.75 Lakhs GTD for ₹60,019), and Raghav ‘FuckedUpLife’ Siddalinga (Won WPT Daily Warmup ₹2 Lakhs GTD for ₹46,990) were the other WPT title winners of the day.

Shrvan Amlekar
Shrvan Amlekar

 

With Day 19 of the WPTOI now in the books, Raghav Siddalinga (941 points) continues to be the player to catch at the top of the WPT Mega leaderboard standings, with PokerGuru Ambassadors Ashish Ahuja (891 points) and Ankit Wadhawan (835 points) hot on his trail.

WPT Online India Leaderboard Standings After Day 19

RankPlayerPoints
1Raghav 'FuckedUpLife' Siddalanga941
2Ashish 'rocky3705' Ahuja893
3Ankit 'd00mtr003r' Wadhawan835
4Devrat 'vickypune' Singh784
5Arjanveer 'arjan30' Singh Chadha782
6Anant 'Pro_baba' Purohit745
7Ritwik 'ritwik27' Khanna732
8Vishnu 'violator' Khandelwal728
9Happyfish689
10Arsh 'BigggTymeR' Grover673

 

PokerStars India

One of the most respected poker pros in the country, PokerGuru Ambassador Kartik ‘TheInternetKid’ Ved shipped PokerStars India’s ₹12 Lakhs GTD Highroller for the second time last night, adding ₹2.52 Lakhs to his burgeoning bankroll. Raghav ‘maddyrag’ Madan placed runner-up for ₹1.96 Lakhs.

Kartik Ved
Kartik Ved

 

Kartik Ved’s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹6.74 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹3.12 Crores

The ₹7,700 entry buy-in Highroller offered ₹2.20 Lakhs in overlay value to the 140 participants who joined the action, and the top 17 places benefitted from the added value.

The user ‘BHOJANI2019’ won the ₹2 Lakhs GTD The Classic for ₹46,087 after prevailing over ‘Romi 899’ (runner-up for ₹35,396) in the heads-up play. The 9:30 PM event experienced an overlay deficit of ₹42,500 after clocking in 105 entries, and the top 13 places boarded the money bus.

‘Wildshark100’ (Won Ultrasonic ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD for ₹31,774), ‘ShaktiMaaan’ (Won Deepstack ₹50K GTD for ₹14,758), ‘Acekeque’ (Won Ultra KO 90% ₹50K GTD for ₹15,549), ‘Lilholdem143’ (Won Primetime Grind ₹50K GTD for ₹13,230), and Abhiroop ‘Durrlagtahain’ Gupta (Won Afternoon on Stars ₹60K GTD for ₹12,571) took down the other PokerStars India marquees.

 

PokerDangal

Day 3 of the ₹35 Lakhs GTD Dangal Value Series (DVS) had three events playing down to a champion. Simultaneously, the ₹10 Lakhs GTD DVS Main Event played out its third starting flight.

Day 1C of the ₹990 entry buy-in Main Event recorded 156 entrants. ‘hallamadrid’ (208,957), Abhiroop ‘abhiroopron’ Gupta (179,196), and ‘Unbelievableluck’ (172,932) topped the 26 survivors who made the cut for Day 2.

Abhiroop Gupta
Abhiroop Gupta

 

The DVS Main Event field has touched 480 entries after three starting flights (Day 1A – 159, Day 1B – 165, and Day 1C – 156) but players have another five flights to join to qualify for the Day 2 finale on Sunday.

‘mrbkg’ (Won DVS #7 Deepstack ₹2 Lakhs GTD for ₹48,300), Ishan ‘ishan2203’ Sharma (Won DVS #8 Knockout ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹24,870), ‘UYIS9444’ (Won DVS #9 PLO6 ₹1.2 Lakhs GTD for ₹24,000) clinched the DVS side event titles on Day 3 of the series.

The other Thursday winners were:

PlayerPrize AmountEventPoker Site
Shrvan ‘SSAHisoka’ Amlekar ₹1.06 LakhsWPT Multiplier ₹4 Lakhs GTDAdda52
Navaneesha ‘np406’ P ₹1.05 LakhsWPT Hustle ₹4 Lakhs GTDAdda52
Jimmy ‘milliondollerdream’ Arora₹1 LakhWPT Classic ₹4 Lakhs GTDAdda52
peacelover₹70,849WPT Late Night PKO ₹3 Lakhs GTDAdda52
Vikram 'Poker_lover' Mishra₹62,830Holdem BOOST ₹3 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Ankit ‘kasatankit’ Kasat₹60,019WPT Alpha ₹2.75 Lakhs GTDAdda52
mrbkg₹48,300DVS 7 Deepstack ₹2 Lakhs GTDPokerDangal
Raghav ‘FuckedUpLife’ Siddalinga₹46,990WPT Daily Warmup ₹2 Lakhs GTDAdda52
Bittur₹46,958Night Rider – DeepStack Turbo ₹2.10 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
donzrag₹33,500PLO Boost Monster ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
Randeep 'randysingh' Lather₹30,690Daily Afternoon SPRINT ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
Ishan ‘ishan2203’ Sharma₹24,870DVS 8 Knockout ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerDangal
UYIS9444₹24,000DVS 9 PLO6 ₹1.2 Lakhs GTDPokerDangal
googlepay₹21,940PLO5 BOOST ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
Devashish ‘Debumathur’ Mathur₹20,098Epic ₹1 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker

 

The Millionaire 1 Crore GTD Day 1A – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹5,500

Entries – 151

Re-entries – 39

Rebuys – 105

Survivors – 38

Another edition of the ₹1 Crore GTD The Millionaire opened to action last night. Day 1A of the ₹5,500 entry buy-in flagship drew 295 entries, and by the end of the play, only 38 of them could bag stacks for Day 2. Archit ‘Archit789’ Saraogi (270,700) bagged the end-of-day chip lead, with PokerGuru Ambassador Ratul ‘Atriohm’ Steves (177,585), former Millionaire champion Anurag ‘TheDarkKnightReturns’ Srivastava (174,545), Dhinesh ‘kendralust’ Kumar (131,598), bracelet winner Abhinav ‘hightr0ller’ Iyer (127,720), Wednesday`s Destiny champion Avneesh ‘IamAM’ Munjal (117,345), and PokerGuru Ambassador Laksh Pal ‘LuckyBhai$’ Singh (114,251) carrying forward sizable stacks to Day 2.

The Millionaire has four more starting flights on the tap before the Day 2 finale on Sunday.

2nd in Chips Ratul Steves

 

Top 10 Chip Counts at the End of Day 1A

  1. Archit ‘Archit789’ Saraogi – 270,700
  2. Ratul ‘Atriohm’ Steves -177,585
  3. Anurag ‘TheDarkKnightReturns’ Srivastava – 174,545
  4. Bad reg – 135,840
  5. bluechipp – 134,353
  6. Dhinesh ‘kendralust’ Kumar -131,598
  7. Abhinav ‘hightr0ller’ Iyer – 127,720
  8. DONKT@RD – 119,018
  9. Avneesh ‘IamAM’ Munjal – 117,345
  10. Laksh Pal ‘LuckyBhai$’ Singh – 114,251

 

WPT Quad 9 1 Crore GTD Day 1D Adda52

Buy-in – ₹9,999

Entries – 73

Re-entries – 56

Survivors – 12

The fourth starting flight of ₹1 Crore GTD WPT Quad 9 logged in 129 entries, with 12 survivors advancing to Day 2.

Poker Sports League (PSL) co-founder Pranav ‘macchi123’ Bagai (386,424) topped the end-of-Day 1D chip counts.

Former DPTX Main Event champion Deepak ‘orionn7’ Raina (333,359), ‘Happyfish’ (anonymity requested) (189,610), Sanish ‘sanish21’ Chhabra (174,350), Srihari ‘zombieballs’ Bang (171,974), Avadh ‘cateyes’ Shah (153,685), PokerGuru Ambassador Mithun ‘Themiths’ Mahesh (141,897), Ankit ‘loser05’ Khattar (118,434), and Nishaanth ‘superdeluxe’ Shanmughasundaram (69,702) featured on the top 10 chip counts list.

The WPT Quad 9 has already logged in 433 participants (Day 1A – 69, Day 1B – 128, Day 1C – 107, and Day 1D – 129). The ₹9,999 entry buy-in event has another four starting flights still to run.

2nd in Chips Deepak Raina
2nd in Chips Deepak Raina

 

Top 10 Chip Counts at the End of Day 1D

  1. Pranav ‘macchi123’ Bagai – 386,424
  2. Deepak ‘orionn7’ Raina – 333,359
  3. Happyfish – 189,610
  4. Sanish ‘sanish21’ Chhabra – 174,350
  5. Srihari ‘zombieballs’ Bang – 171,974
  6. Avadh ‘cateyes’ Shah – 153,685
  7. Mithun ‘Themiths’ Mahesh – 141,897
  8. nerdguy – 120,357
  9. Ankit ‘loser05’ Khattar – 118,434
  10. Nishaanth ‘superdeluxe’ Shanmughasundaram – 69,702

 

WPT Unreal 1 Crore GTD Flight 19 – Adda52

Buy-in – ₹499

Entries – 399

Re-entries – 85

Survivors – 51

Another 484 players signed up for the ₹1 Crore GTD WPT Unreal in the event’s 19th starting flight. By the time play halted, 51 of them could bag stacks for the day, with Honey ‘ho9ey’ Bijlani (449,798) headlining the surviving field.

‘Voron0a’ (330,145), Navaneesha ‘np406’ P (321,344), Vinayak ‘bhai_on_mary_jane’ Bajaj (268,804), Himanshu ‘pirateking7’ Arora (268,366), and Nishant ‘stockfull’ Pandey (260,747) carried forward the other top stacks from Flight 19.

Tallying the 9,449 entries from previous flights, a total of 9,933 players (Flight 1 – 417, Flight 2 – 390, Flight 3 – 402, Flight 4 – 307, Flight 5 – 222, Flight 6 – 1,119, Flight 7 – 349, Flight 8 – 554, Flight 9 – 634, Flight 10 – 515, Flight 11 – 365, Flight 12 – 230, Flight 13 – 913, Flight 14 – 595, Flight 15 – 459, Flight 16 – 441, Flight 17 – 735, and Flight 18 – 802, Flight 19 – 484) have registered for the event, with 11 more flights to play.

Top 10 Chip Counts at the End of Flight 19

  1. Honey ‘ho9ey’ Bijlani – 449,798
  2. Voron0a – 330,145
  3. Navaneesha ‘np406’ P – 321,344
  4. Vinayak ‘bhai_on_mary_jane’ Bajaj – 268,804
  5. Himanshu ‘pirateking7’ Arora – 268,366
  6. Nishant ‘stockfull’ Pandey – 260,747
  7. GrGambler – 247,903
  8. Melodymarks – 230,001
  9. Ps161986 – 222,745
  10. Kittukunj – 218,377

 

WPT Gladiator 30 Lakhs GTD Adda52

Buy-in – ₹5,500

Entries – 333

Re-entries – 285

Prize Pool – ₹30,90,000

Places Paid – 63

The other big draw at the WPT Online India Series on Adda52, ₹30 Lakhs GTD WPT Gladiator, logged in 618 entrants, and the top 63 places got a share from the ₹30.90 Lakhs prize pool.

The WPT Super High Roller fifth-place finisher Ankur ‘aceleration’ Sehgal overcame the stiff competition to win ₹7.88 Lakhs and his first WPT trophy.

Young Gun Sahil ‘bluffme19’ Chutani posted two podium finishes last night for a cumulative ₹6.80 Lakhs.

His finishes include:

> 2nd in Adda52’s WPT Gladiator for ₹4.48 Lakhs

> 3rd in Spartan Poker’s Trending Thursday for ₹2.32 Lakhs

Bhola ‘bhola’ Sharma (3rd for ₹3.07 Lakhs), Debapriya ‘debapriya_12345’ Manna (4th for ₹2.24 Lakhs), Amar ‘PsykoEko’ Iyer (5th for ₹1.54 Lakhs), Muthukumar ‘hero1965’ Rajagopalan (6th for ₹1.08 Lakhs), and Amit ‘ragingbull’ Kaushik (8th for ₹61,800) also FT-ed the event.

Final Table Results

  1. Ankur ‘aceleration’ Sehgal – ₹7,87,950
  2. Sahil ‘bluffme19’ Chutani – ₹4,48,050
  3. Bhola ‘bhola’ Sharma – ₹3,07,455
  4. Debapriya ‘debapriya_12345’ Manna – ₹2,24,025
  5. Amar ‘PsykoEko’ Iyer – ₹1,54,500
  6. Muthukumar ‘hero1965’ Rajagopalan – ₹1,08,150
  7. kira – ₹84,975
  8. Amit ‘ragingbull’ Kaushik – ₹61,800

 

The Big Deal 30 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹22,000

Entries – 86

Re-entries – 34

Rebuys – 45

Prize Pool – ₹33,00,000

Places Paid – 17

Spartan Poker`s ₹30 Lakhs GTD The Big Deal returned for a Thursday night run, a good ten days after its last outing. The ₹22,000 entry buy-in high roller event logged in a reg-laden field of 165 runners, collecting a hefty ₹33 Lakhs prize pool.

Last month’s IOPC #73 High Roller fourth-place finisher Ankit ‘Asymptote05’ Khattar championed the event to collect ₹7.30 Lakhs after striking a heads-up deal with Mohit ‘Bigfox’ Dhingra (2nd for ₹6.61 Lakhs).

The Big Deal win is Ankit Khattar`s first-recorded victory in August – an improvement on his runner-up finish in the WPT Deepstack from the day before.

This was not the first time Ankit Khattar had The Big Deal title in sight. He had come strikingly close to winning The Big Deal on July 5 when he had lost the title to Rohan Bhasin, netting ₹5.87 Lakhs for his second-place finish.

With ₹93.36 Lakhs in lifetime winnings, Khattar sits at the edge of the 1 Crore Club.”

Vinayak ‘haayegarmi’ Bajaj (3rd for ₹3.65 Lakhs), Young Gun Siddhanth ‘PluRibu$’ Kripalani (4th for ₹3.02 Lakhs), PokerGuru Ambassador Vishal’ CrownUpJr’ Bajaj (5th for ₹2.44 Lakhs) and PSL CEO Pranav ‘Boller’ Bagai (6th for ₹1.82 Lakhs) also made it to the six-max FT.

Final Table Results

  1. Ankit ‘Asymptote05’ Khattar – ₹7,30,140*
  2. Mohit ‘Bigfox’ Dhingra – ₹6,61,140*
  3. Vinayak ‘haayegarmi’ Bajaj – ₹3,64,650
  4. Siddhanth ‘PluRibu$’ Kripalani – ₹3,01,950
  5. Vishal ‘CrownUpJr’ Bajaj – ₹2,43,540
  6. Pranav ‘Boller’ Bagai – ₹1,81,595

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

Trending Thursday 20 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹5,500

Entries – 221

Re-entries – 86

Rebuys – 168

Prize Pool – ₹23,75,000

Places Paid – 39

The second Spartan Poker flagship, the ₹20 Lakhs GTD Trending Thursday, like The Big Deal, logged in a guarantee-crushing₹23.75 Lakhs prize pool from a starting field of 475 runners.

The event ran from 8 PM to 3.49 AM, and the Goa resident Myron ‘Zzzzz369’ Pereira walked away with the ₹4.76 Lakhs up-top after defeating Wednesday’s Destiny champion Avneesh ‘IamAM’ Munjal (2nd for ₹3.17 Lakhs) in the heads-up showdown.

Myron Pereira also FT-ed the PokerStars India Highroller, netting ₹5.58 Lakhs cumulatively.

His top finishes include:

> 1st in Trending Thursday for ₹4.76 Lakhs

> 6th in the Highroller for ₹71,235

The WPT Gladiator runner-up finisher Sahil ‘$lim$hady19’ Chutani (3rd for ₹2.32 Lakhs), Joyithung ‘joyi2492’ Lotha (4th for ₹1.87 Lakhs), Priyank ‘Satoshi_Nakamoto’ Kothari (5th for ₹1.47 Lakhs), Vivek ‘Kill Ivey’ Bajaj (6th for ₹1.11 Lakhs), and Vishnu ‘violator’ Khandelwal (8th for ₹59,850) also FT-ed the event.

Runner-up Avneesh Munjal
Runner-up Avneesh Munjal

 

Final Table Results

  1. Myron ‘Zzzzz369’ Pereira – ₹4,76,188
  2. Avneesh ‘IamAM’ Munjal – ₹3,16,588
  3. Sahil ‘$lim$hady19’ Chutani – ₹2,31,563
  4. Joyithung ‘joyi2492’ Lotha – ₹1,86,913
  5. Priyank ‘Satoshi_Nakamoto’ Kothari – ₹1,46,538
  6. Vivek ‘Kill Ivey’ Bajaj – ₹1,10,913
  7. Bittur – ₹81,463
  8. Vishnu ‘violator’ Khandelwal – ₹59,850

 

The Summit 15 Lakhs GTD PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹8,250

Entries – 120

Re-entries – 114

Prize Pool – ₹17,55,000

Places Paid – 27

Young Gun Shardul ‘duuurrrr’ Parthasarathi raced past the 234-entry field in PokerBaazi’s ₹15 Lakhs GTD The Summit to win the title for ₹4.14 Lakhs. The Game Changer 3.0 runner-up finisher, Parthasarathi, also placed 10th in Adda52’s WPT Mini 6-Max for ₹11,050, adding ₹4.25 Lakhs in Thursday winnings.

Dhinesh ‘dhineshrocky007’ Kumar (2nd for ₹2.91 Lakhs) and Ram ‘mowgumotu’ Kakkar (3rd for ₹1.86 Lakhs) secured podium finishes in the Thursday night marquee.

The ₹8,250 entry buy-in event posted a colossal ₹17.55 Lakhs prize pool, and the top 27 places got paid.

Young Gun Siddhanth ‘ender’ Kripalani (5th for ₹1.05 Lakhs), Harsh ‘100crdream’ Dembla (6th for ₹82,836), and Guddu ‘gudduhero20’ Chaudhary (7th for ₹68,796) also FT-ed the event.

Runner-up Dhinesh Kumar
Runner-up Dhinesh Kumar

 

Final Table Results

  1. Shardul ‘duuurrrr’ Parthasarathi – ₹4,13,952
  2. Dhinesh ‘dhineshrocky007’ Kumar – ₹2,90,751
  3. Ram ‘mowgumotu’ Kakkar – ₹1,86,381
  4. sush87 – ₹1,38,943
  5. Siddhanth ‘ender’ Kripalani – ₹1,04,545
  6. Harsh ‘100crdream’ Dembla – ₹82,836
  7. Guddu ‘gudduhero20’ Chaudhary – ₹68,796

 

Highroller 12 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹7,700

Entries – 80

Re-entries – 60

Prize Pool – ₹12,00,000

Places Paid – 17

PokerGuru Ambassador Kartik TheInternetKid Ved added a second PokerStars India Highroller title to his name as he took down the ₹12 Lakhs GTD event for ₹2.52 Lakhs. Raghav maddyrag Madan placed runner-up for ₹1.96 Lakhs.

The ₹7,700 entry buy-in event commenced proceedings at 7:42 and, by the time the late registration period ended, the tournament lobby showed 140 player registrations. The site ended up filling in a significant ₹2.20 Lakhs in overlays (an almost 20% deficit on the posted guarantee). The event ended at 3:37 AM, and the top 17 places landed in the money zone.

Ved’s fellow PokerGuru Ambassadors Vishal ‘Vishalb22’ Bajaj (5th for ₹91,705) and Akshay ‘LalaSaab’ Kapoor (8th for ₹42,982) were others in contention on the FT.

Dhinesh ‘you3betl4bet’ Kumar (3rd for ₹1.52 Lakhs), the Trending Thursday champion Myron ‘khAAbib’ Pereira (6th for ₹71,235), Amit ‘Stu Ungar 7694’ Kaushik (7th for ₹55,334), and Harsh ‘kakori kabab’ Dembla (9th for ₹35,419) also FT-ed the tourney!

Runner-up Raghav Madan
Runner-up Raghav Madan

 

Final Table Results

  1. Kartik ‘TheInternetKid’ Ved – ₹2,51,883
  2. Raghav ‘maddyrag’ Madan – ₹1,95,657
  3. Dhinesh ‘you3betl4bet’ Kumar – ₹1,51,983
  4. Sahni1509 – ₹1,18,058
  5. Vishal ‘Vishalb22’ Bajaj – ₹91,705
  6. Myron ‘khAAbib’ Pereira – ₹71,235
  7. Amit ‘Stu Ungar 7694’ Kaushik – ₹55,334
  8. Akshay ‘LalaSaab’ Kapoor – ₹42,982
  9. Harsh ‘kakori kabab’ Dembla – ₹35,419

 

DVS Main Event 10 Lakhs GTD Day 1C – PokerDangal

Buy-in – ₹990

Entries – 111

Re-buys – 45

Survivors – 26

Day 1 C of PokerDangal`s ₹10 Lakhs GTD DVS Main Event had 156 challengers coughing up ₹990 to enter the action. After the stipulated levels of play, 26 players advanced through to Day 2.

The user ‘hallamadrid’ (208,957), the Afternoon on Stars winner Abhiroop ‘abhiroopron’ Gupta (179,196), ‘Unbelievableluck’ (172,932), ‘Rohitsharma66’ (143,186), ‘Lavekumar’ (130,524), Karan ‘livefordie’ Gupta (88,803) and Satyam ‘Joonjoon’ Joon (81,786) were the known players who made the top 10 chip counts list.

Top 10 Chip Counts at the End of Day 1C

  1. hallamadrid – 208,957
  2. Abhiroop ‘abhiroopron’ Gupta – 179,196
  3. Unbelievableluck – 172,932
  4. Rohitsharma66 – 143,186
  5. Lavekumar – 130,524
  6. akabob – 103,880
  7. BIT0QPoker – 98,563
  8. Karan ‘livefordie’ Gupta – 88,803
  9. Satyam ‘Joonjoon’ Joon – 81,786
  10. RSAN – 75,880

 

WPT Mini 6-Max 8 Lakhs GTD Adda52

Buy-in – ₹2,200

Entries – 244

Re-entries – 198

Prize Pool – ₹8,84,000

Places Paid – 34

The second biggest of the eight WPT Online India events that wrapped up last night was the ₹8 Lakhs GTD WPT Mini 6-Max. The ₹2,200 entry buy-in event had 442 hopefuls in the running, and only 34 players got a share from the ₹8.84 Lakhs prize pool.

The event played down to a two-way battle between Young Gun Kanchan ‘thandicoke’ Sharma & Aritra ‘flushnace’ Sengupta. The Agra-resident Kanchan Sharma scored the win for ₹2.17 Lakhs, just as Sengupta placed runner-up for ₹1.28 Lakhs.

Kanchan Sharma made three ITM finishes last night (including the WPT Mini 6-Max win), collecting ₹2.78 Lakhs cumulatively.

Avadh ‘cateyes’ Shah (3rd for ₹88,400), last night`s standout performer Amit ‘ragingbull’ Kaushik (4th for ₹66,300), and Himanshu ‘baagdi’ Bagdwal (5th for ₹44,200) also FT-ed the event.

Final Table Results

  1. Kanchan ‘thandicoke’ Sharma – ₹2,16,580
  2. Aritra ‘flushnace’ Sengupta – ₹1,28,180
  3. Avadh ‘cateyes’ Shah – ₹88,400
  4. Amit ‘ragingbull’ Kaushik – ₹66,300
  5. Himanshu ‘baagdi’ Bagdwal – ₹44,200
  6. rajesh_asi – ₹30,940

 

Daily SPRINT (7-Max) 5 Lakhs GTD PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹2,200

Entries – 157

Re-entries – 94

Prize Pool – ₹5,02,000

Places Paid – 27

PokerBaazi`s ₹5 Lakhs GTD Daily SPRINT (7-Max) logged in 251 entries, just about crossing its 250-player guarantee. The fast-paced event took under five and a half hours to wrap up.

Shubham ‘backchod’ Agarwal came out trumps, pocketing ₹1.03 Lakhs for the win following a three-way deal with ‘laaalaa’ (runner-up for ₹76,420) and ‘Satya222’ (3rd for ₹74,720).

Sahil ‘illuminati777’ Babbar (4th for ₹39,460) and Rising Star Ritwik ‘Ritwikkhanna’ Khanna (5th for ₹29,620) also earned final table payouts.

Final Table Results

  1. Shubham ‘backchod’ Agarwal – ₹1,03,174*
  2. laaalaa – ₹76,420*
  3. Satya222 – ₹74,720*
  4. Sahil ‘illuminati777’ Babbar – ₹39,460
  5. Ritwik ‘Ritwikkhanna’ Khanna – ₹29,620
  6. Instamuck – ₹23,694
  7. gd1921 – ₹19,680

*denotes a three-way deal

 

DVS#7 – Deepstack 2 Lakhs GTD – PokerDangal

Buy-in – ₹990

Entries – 112

Re-buys – 80

Prize Pool – ₹2,00,000

Places Paid – 24

The DVS marquee of the day, the ₹2 Lakhs GTD DVS#7 – Deepstack, saw the PokerDangal user ‘mrbkg’ walking away with the title and a winner’s paycheck worth ₹48,300. ‘rohit25king’ placed runner-up for ₹33,860.

The ₹990 entry buy-in event clocked in 192 challengers to leave an overlay of ₹27,200, and the top 24 places finished ITM.

Gaurav ‘BIT00Poker’ Verma (3rd for ₹21,760), Mahlima ‘zokid’ Fanai (4th for ₹16,120), and Pranav ‘pranavpoker’ Khandalkar (6th for ₹9,680) also FT-ed the tourney!

 

The Classic 2 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹1,650

Entries – 71

Re-entries – 34

Prize Pool – ₹2,00,000

Places Paid – 13

‘BHOJANI2019’ was the last player standing in PokerStars India`s ₹2 Lakhs GTD The Classic and won ₹46,087. ‘Romi 899’ placed runner-up for ₹35,396.

The 9:30 PM event logged in 105 entrants, overlaying ₹42,500. The event culminated at 2:04 AM and paid out 13 places.

Gautam ‘nomnomnom18’ Sethi (4th for ₹20,879), Kunal ‘kunnotaguero’ Yadav (6th for ₹12,316), Highroller ninth-place finisher Harsh ‘kakori kabab’ Dembla (7th for ₹9,459), Bharath ‘hzgod’ Kumar (8th for ₹7,265), and Clinton ‘Clinton Tavares’ Tavares (9th for ₹5,579) also FT-ed the event.

 

Hitman 30K GTD PLO Khelo365

Buy-in – ₹550

Entries – 23

Re-entries – 15

Prize Pool – ₹30,000

Places Paid – 4

Khelo365 user Akash ‘WinMan4’ Arora shipped the ₹30K GTD Hitman for ₹13,800. The user ‘RobinVSCharsii’ came second for ₹7,800.

 

This report was updated at 8:30 PM on 20.8.2021.

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