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Daily Majors: Anmol Narang, Sahil Chutani, Gaurav Sood, Myron Pereira & Armaan Kochhar Bank the Top Paydays in the Thursday Flagships

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  • RUPAM THAKUR April 23, 2021
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Thursday delivered another king-size dose of MTT action with Spartan Poker`s The Millionaire returning for another edition.

The former Full House champion Rohit Vaswani emerged as Thursday`s top scorer after taking down Adda52’s Godfather for ₹6.54 Lakhs.

Birthday boy Anmol Narang rang in the celebrations in style by lapping up over ₹4.50 Lakhs in total winnings.

> 2nd in PokerBaazi’s Summit for ₹2.93 Lakhs

> 4th in Spartan Poker’s Trending Thursday for ₹1.57 Lakhs

Young Gun’s Sahil Chutani & Gaurav Sood, Myron Pereira, Armaan Kochhar, Archit Saraogi, Abhishek Chhajer, and Yash Dutt banked the other top finishes of the day.

Here`s a quick recap of the day`s highlights.

Spartan Poker

Spartan Poker’s weekend flagship, the ₹1 Crore GTD The Millionaire, flagged its final edition of the month last night. The ₹5,500 entry buy-in event logged in 295 entries (182 unique, 36 re-entries, and 77 rebuys) on Day 1A, and only 40 survived the stipulated 25 levels of play. Nitin ‘demogorgon’ Arora (210,139), Amar B ‘PsykoEko’ Iyer (190,690), and Sriharsha ‘Potato Player’ Doddapaneni (183,290) bagged the top stacks of the day.

Nitin Arora
Nitin Arora


The bigger of the two Daily Poker Marathon tourneys running on the site, the ₹3,850 entry buy-in ₹16 Lakhs GTD Trending Thursday fared better than last week as 599 entries (270 unique players, 90 re-entries, and 239 re-entries) ensured a guarantee-smashing ₹20.97 Lakhs prize pool. The tourney played down to a heads-up showdown between the anonymous user ‘Flahoolick’ and PokerStars India’s “Star of the Month” – February Armaan ‘space ace’ Kochhar. The former came out on top to collect ₹4.09 Lakhs, with the two-time Destiny winner Kochhar raking in ₹2.60 Lakhs for his runner-up finish.

Armaan Kochhar
Armaan Kochhar


Kochhar FT-ed two more events on Thursday for almost ₹2.95 Lakhs in total winnings, pushing his lifetime MTT winnings north of ₹4.15 Crores. His other deep runs were:

> 5th in Spartan Poker’s ₹3.5 Lakhs GTD Monster Stack for ₹25,218

> 4th in PokerStars India’s ₹50K GTD Deepstack for ₹4,520

The ₹7 Lakhs GTD Monster Stack had Archit ‘Richie4ich’ Saraogi outlasting the competition to collect his first MTT title of the year and a ₹1.96 Lakhs payday. PokerGuru Ambassador Kartik ‘TheInternetKid’ Ved finished runner-up for ₹1.24 Lakhs.

Archit Saraogi
Archit Saraogi


Archit Saraogi now has ₹61.27 Lakhs in lifetime winnings.

PokerStars India

PokerStars India’s Thursday flagship, the ₹10 Lakhs GTD Highroller, recorded a player-field of 171 hopefuls (93 unique and 78 re-entries). With each of them ponying up ₹7,700 to enter, the tourney ended up accumulating ₹11.97 Lakhs in the prize pool. The two-time Uppercut champion Myron ‘khAAbib’ Pereira was the last player standing and won ₹2.72 Lakhs (includes ₹163,406 in bounties). Young Gun Arsh ‘BiggggTymeR’ Grover, following through on his Monday night rampage, booked a runner-up finish for ₹1.57 Lakhs (includes ₹48,234 in bounties).

Myron Pereira
Myron Pereira


Myron Pereira’s stats: Lifetime Earnings: ₹3.6 Crores (₹33.49 Lakhs in net profits), Annual Earnings: ₹85.58 Lakhs (~₹27.50+ Lakhs in net profits).

The user ‘kunnotaguero’ topped a field of 133 entries in the ₹2 Lakhs GTD The Classic PKO to win ₹47,650 (includes ₹28,857 in bounties) after striking a heads-up deal with poker streamer Aniruddha ‘pocketacesaj69’ Joshi (2nd for ₹26,908) (includes ₹8,115 in bounties).

Aniruddha Joshi at PSL Live Qualifiers
Aniruddha Joshi



PokerBaazi’s ₹50 Lakhs GTD Value Bomb played out its second-starting flight on Thursday. Flight 1B registered 1,081 entries (776 unique and 305 re-entries), a slight dip from the 1,217 entries on Flight 1A. After close to five hours of play, 115 runners bagged Day 2 stacks with ‘aryamancr7’ (467,000), ‘Dp179’ (432,000), and Young Gun Gaurav ‘gaug17’ Sood (431,000) topping the survivor`s list.

The Flight 1A chip leader Siddhanth ‘ender’ Kripalani (490,000) continues to hold the overall chip lead with three more flights to go.

The Thursday headliner, the ₹15 Lakhs GTD The Summit, recorded 237 entries (119 unique players and 118 re-entries), collecting a hefty ₹17.77 Lakhs prize pool. Young Gun Sahil ‘bluffme19’ Chutani was the last player standing and added ₹4.18 Lakhs to his burgeoning bankroll. This was the seventh title victory of the year for the three-time Adda52 Millions champion, boosting Chutani`s lifetime winnings to ₹2.45 Crores (₹1.14 Crores in net profits).

Sahil Chutani
Sahil Chutani


The birthday boy Anmol ‘airball’ Narang placed second in The Summit for a site-best ₹2.93 Lakhs. Narang made quite the splash on his birthday as he also placed fourth in Spartan Poker’s Trending Thursday for ₹1.57 Lakhs, cashing almost ₹4.51 Lakhs in total winnings.

Anmol Narang
Anmol Narang


Abhishek ‘abhiom’ Chhajer (Won Holdem BOOST DST ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD for ₹61,410) and Yash ‘paranoid’ Dutt (Won PLO BOOST Monster ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹31,530) took down the late-night marquees on the site.

Abhishek Chhajer
Abhishek Chhajer



Adda52`s ₹25 Lakhs GTD Godfather offered the most massive prize pool guarantee among all the Thursday tourneys that played down to a winner. The ₹5,500 entry buy-in tourney filled in 545 entries, collecting ₹27.25 Lakhs in the prize pool. The former Full House champion Rohit ‘rohitvaswani’ Vaswani championed the tourney for ₹6.54 Lakhs – the day`s single-largest score. The only player on our database in the “8 Crore Club,” Young Gun Gaurav ‘gauravarod’ Sood finished runner-up for ₹3.82 Lakhs.

Gaurav Sood
Gaurav Sood


Rohit Vaswani has ₹58.9 Lakhs in recorded winnings on Adda52 after the win, with ₹44.29 Lakhs in net profits.

Gaurav Sood is ranked #3 on the annual leaderboard with ₹1.43 Crores in annual scores and ₹68.84 Lakhs in net profits. His lifetime tally stands tall at ₹8.11 Crores (~₹4.06 Crores in net profits).

The ₹5 Lakhs GTD Monster Turbo wrangled in 260 runners, and 27 places got paid a share of the ₹5.85 Lakhs prize pool. The mystery user ‘Mitsen’ shipped the tourney to collect ₹1.58 Lakhs, with Niteen ‘niteenplus’ Raj conceding to a runner-up finish worth ₹92,138.

Niteen Raj
Niteen Raj


The current Big Game champion ‘Mitsen’ registered their second-best score on the site, touching ₹18.63 Lakhs (₹17.19 Lakhs in net profits) in recorded winnings on Adda52.

The other Thursday winners were:

PlayerPrize AmountEventPoker Site
Sandeep 'Thomas Shelby 009' Chaudhary₹65,010Monster Stack ₹3.50 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
Kiran 'KingAA' Kumar₹62,437Night Rider - DeepStack Turbo ₹2.75 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
Abhishek 'abhiom' Chhajer₹61,4106-Max Holdem BOOST DST ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Daniel0617₹60,049Ultimate PLO ₹2 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
Kunal 'kunnotaguero' Yadav₹47,650The Classic [Progressive KO] ₹2 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
sanjbat₹33,506Ultrasonic ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD PokerStars India
Yash 'paranoid' Dutt₹31,530PLO Boost Monster ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
bawa737₹20,397Afternoon on Stars ₹60K GTDPokerStars India
I am VR4Poker₹18,053Ultra KO 90% ₹50K GTDPokerStars India
shankh1₹10,253Primetime Grind ₹50K GTDPokerStars India


NOTE: Due to unavoidable circumstances, we will not be publishing the detailed Daily Majors report today.

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