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Daily Majors: Anubhav Ray, Himanshu Kataria, Nitin Arora & Abhijeet Kumar Win the Tuesday Flagships

Anubhav Ray, Himanshu Kataria, Nitin Arora, Abhijeet Kumar
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  • Arpit Jain June 8, 2022
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Tuesday marked another action-packed day for MTT players with Spartan Poker’s biggest-ever IOPC June 2022, PokerBaazi’s 1100 THC, and PokerStars India’s Summer Series spicing up the MTT fare.

Anubhav Ray made the Tuesday headlines after taking down the day’s biggest guaranteed event, Spartan Poker’s IOPC #42 – Tuesday Prime, for a career-best ₹7.65 Lakhs – posting his first title victory in almost two years! Sunday`s Mega Suits winner, Young Gun Devang Yadav, collected ₹4.65 Lakhs in second place.

Spartan Poker user ‘Blunder Master’ shipped the other IOPC marquee, IOPC #43 – Tuesday Spotlight, for ₹3.45 Lakhs, while former The Millionaire champion Sanish Chhabra placed runner-up for ₹2.16 Lakhs.

The reigning BPT Main Event champion, Nitin Arora, was the last player standing in Spartan Poker’s IOPC #44 – All Rounder (PKO) and won his career-sixth IOPC title and ₹2.16 Lakhs in prize money along with a seat in the IOPC #128 – All-Rounder SNG. Arora raked in a hefty ₹3.58 Lakhs last night across six ITM finishes.

Arjanveer Singh Chadha (Won IOPC #39 – PKO for ₹1.27 Lakhs), Guruprasad Gupta (Won IOPC #41 – PLO 4 Cards for ₹1.07 Lakhs) & Rudramani Pokhrel (Won IOPC #38 for ₹82,844) took down the other IOPC titles of Day 6 of the series.

Last week`s THC#3 Megastack champion, Himanshu Kataria, kept his winning streak going as he took down Adda52’s The Mint for ₹3.35 Lakhs after striking a heads-up deal with online reg Pranav Khandalkar (2nd for ₹2.69 Lakhs).

Mayank Aggarwal won the flagship THC event of the day, THC#38 Monsterstack, for a personal-best ₹2.29 Lakhs after defeating PokerGuru Ambassador Rony Chowdhury (2nd for ₹1.60 Lakhs) heads-up.

The users ‘kingslayer05’ ( Won THC#39 Megastack for ₹1.15 Lakhs) & ‘aatma’ (Won THC#37 Frenzy for ₹1.33 Lakhs) along with Piyush Garg (Won THC#40 (7-Max) Turbo for ₹1.14 Lakhs) & Anand Kumar (Won THC#36 (4-Max) Hyper-Turbo for ₹82,816) won the other THC titles on Day 8 of the series.

Ramanuragi Nangalia raced past the competition in MPL Poker’s Tuesday Slam, netting a site-best ₹1.92 Lakhs for the win.

Abhijeet Kumar dominated the Tuesday action in PokerStars India`s Summer Series, pocketing ₹2.20 Lakhs (overall). He FT-ed two events on the site last night, including the featured tournament of the day, Summer Series – 35 – Sixth Sense, for ₹1.87 Lakhs. Goonjan Mall finished runner-up for ₹1.36 Lakhs.

Making a top finish on PokerBaazi for a second consecutive day, Pradip Ghosh took down The Endeavour for ₹1.83 Lakhs. He chopped the Tuesday flagship four-way with Mohit Mehta (2nd for ₹1.69 Lakhs), Rajneesh Thakur (3rd for ₹1.59 Lakhs), and the user ‘MeenakshiSundareshwar’ (4th for ₹1.52 Lakhs).

Areyann Gurbaxani (2 titles), Vaibhav Arora, Naman Puri, and Snehil Aggarwal won the other Tuesday marquees!

Here are the Tuesday highlights!

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Spartan Poker

IOPC #42 – Tuesday Prime – ₹40 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹3,300

Entries – 637

Re-entries – 271

Rebuys – 470

Prize Pool – ₹41,34,000

Places Paid – 135

It was a red-letter Tuesday for Anubhav ‘KillaBot’ Ray, who took down Spartan Poker’s ₹40 Lakhs GTD IOPC #42 – Tuesday Prime for a career-best ₹7.65 Lakhs, picking up his first title in almost two years!

Making a top finish for the second time in three days, Young Gun Devang ‘THENERDGUY’ Yadav collected ₹4.65 Lakhs in second place. Yadav also cashed Adda52’s The Mint (22nd for ₹11,603), crossing ₹5 Crores in tracked online winnings!

Devang Yadav’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹5.03 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.84 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #6

The 8 PM event got in the books at 6:05 AM and paid out 135 places.

Anubhav Ray
Anubhav Ray

 

Final Table Results

  1. Anubhav ‘KillaBot’ Ray – ₹7,65,203
  2. Devang ‘THENERDGUY’ Yadav – ₹4,65,902
  3. Deepankur ‘AngryPitbull’ Gupta – ₹3,26,999
  4. sunrunner – ₹2,45,560
  5. Pravin ‘Achilles1001’ Garle – ₹1,90,991
  6. Siddhanth ‘ChintuDedha’ Kapoor – ₹1,41,383
  7. ToTheMoon – ₹1,01,242
  8. Loot_era – ₹72,138

 

IOPC #43 – Tuesday Spotlight – ₹18 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹2,200

Entries – 412

Re-entries – 143

Rebuys – 336

Prize Pool – ₹18,00,000

Places Paid – 79

Spartan Poker user ‘Blunder Master’ was the last player standing in the ₹18 Lakhs GTD IOPC #43 – Tuesday Spotlight and won the title for ₹3.45 Lakhs. The former The Millionaire champion Sanish ‘Sanish21’ Chhabra missed his chance at winning his first IOPC title and had to settle for a runner-up payday worth ₹2.16 Lakhs.

The ₹2,200 buy-in MTT logged in 891 entries, overlaying ₹18,000.

Sanish Chhabra
Sanish Chhabra

 

Final Table Results

  1. Blunder Master – ₹3,45,420
  2. Sanish ‘Sanish21’ Chhabra – ₹2,16,720
  3. Shikamaaru – ₹1,55,160
  4. Nitin ‘Demogorgon’ Arora – ₹1,20,960
  5. Jasven ‘katsuo06’ Saigal – ₹94,860
  6. 6.Karan ‘karan_n8’ Thakur – ₹74,520
  7. RangeMerge – ₹55,620
  8. Siddharth ‘cooking_nuts’ Gangwar – ₹38,520

 

IOPC #44 – All Rounder (PKO) – ₹18 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,650

Entries – 343

Re-entries – 114

Rebuys – 270

Total Prize Pool – ₹11,00,000

Regular Prize Pool – ₹9,18,250

Knockout Prize Pool – ₹1,81,750

Places Paid – 63

The reigning Baazi Poker Tour Main Event champion, Nitin ‘Demogorgon’ Arora, made the victory march in Spartan Poker’s ₹18 Lakhs GTD IOPC #44 – All Rounder (PKO), netting ₹2.16 Lakhs (₹38,424 in bounties) and his sixth-career IOPC title! Last night`s win ensured Arora the fourth seat on the IOPC #128 – All Rounder SNG. Manav ‘Gehe15’ Gehe finished runner-up for ₹1.16 Lakhs.

Nitin Arora collectively added over ₹3.58 Lakhs across six ITM finishes (including the All Rounder win) and ranked #2 on the IOPC Daily Leaderboard (₹25,000 in Bonus Money)!

His Tuesday finishes include:

> 1st in Spartan Poker`s IOPC #44 – All Rounder for ₹2,16,250

> 4th in Spartan Poker`s IOPC #43 – Tuesday Spotlight for ₹1,20,960

> 24th in Adda52’s The Mint for ₹11,603

> 14th in Adda52’s Voyager for ₹3,600

> 51st in PokerBaazi’s THC#40 Turbo for ₹3,280

> 166th in PokerBaazi’s THC#38 Monsterstack for ₹2,250

> Made Day 2 in IOPC – Wanderer

Nitin Arora`s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹5.40 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.26 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #6

The ₹1,650 buy-in MTT registered a 727-player field and filled in ₹1.19 Lakhs in overlays.

Nitin Arora
Nitin Arora

 

Final Table Results (Including Bounties)

  1. Nitin ‘Demogorgon’ Arora – ₹2,16,250
  2. Manav ‘Gehe15’ Gehe – ₹1,16,981
  3. nirmal512 – ₹84,420
  4. WhatIffGawd – ₹68,388
  5. Archit ‘rocketarchie’ Khandelwal – ₹54,253
  6. chiku16 – ₹46,046
  7. Bhanu ‘MafiaGaming’ Prakash KC – ₹32,641
  8. Maddhav ‘maddhav’ Kohli – ₹24,086

 

IOPC #39 – PKO – ₹7.75 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,650

Entries – 255

Re-entries – 86

Rebuys – 192

Total Prize Pool – ₹7,99,500

Prize Pool – ₹6,66,250

Knockout Pool – ₹1,33,250

Places Paid – 47

The ₹7.75 Lakhs GTD IOPC #39 – PKO ran from 3 PM to 9.51 PM, with 533 entrants vying for a share of the ₹7,99,500 prize pool. The tournament eventually went down the wire after a heads-up deal. PokerGuru Ambassador Arjanveer Singh ‘bazzingaa’ Chadha was the last player standing and bagged his sixth career IOPC title and ₹1.27 Lakhs (₹18,064 in bounties) in prize money, while ‘MightyLala’ secured a runner-up payday of ₹1.19 Lakhs (₹15,918 in bounties).

Last night, Arjanveer Singh Chadha made another six ITM finishes, lapping up ₹1.85 Lakhs in the process. His top Tuesday finishes include:

> 1st in Spartan Poker’s IOPC #39 – PKO for ₹1.27 Lakhs

> 17th in Spartan Poker’s IOPC #42 – Tuesday Prime for ₹33,857

Arjanveer Singh Chadha’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹10.35 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹3.60 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #8

Arjanveer Singh Chadha
Arjanveer Singh Chadha

 

Final Table Results (Includes Bounties)

  1. Arjanveer Singh ‘bazzingaa’ Chadha – ₹1,26,854
  2. MightyLala – ₹1,19,462
  3. AllGhilliedUp – ₹64,008
  4. bencb_789 – ₹53,852
  5. uvrv007 – ₹42,895
  6. sanapalbhar – ₹31,730
  7. Achintya ‘Achu1406’ Acharya – ₹25,377
  8. Ajay ‘Regenerating Degenerate’ Harjani – ₹17,749

 

IOPC #41 – PLO 4 Cards – ₹5.50 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹880

Entries – 284

Re-entries – 102

Rebuys – 301

Prize Pool – ₹5,50,000

Places Paid – 55

The MoneyMaker 4.0 winner Guruprasad ‘DONKAKING’ Gupta topped the 687-entry field in Spartan Poker’s ₹5.50 Lakhs GTD IOPC #41 – PLO 4 Cards, picking up his career-second IOPC title (first at the ongoing series) and ₹1.07 Lakhs in prize money. Sawan ‘PaisaWala’ Kumar finished runner-up for ₹67,650.

Last night, Guruprasad Gupta made it past the money line in another five events, rounding up ₹1.27 Lakhs in Tuesday winnings. His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹4.30 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹30.04 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #6 | Annual Winnings: ₹42.97 Lakhs

The ₹880 buy-in event fell one entry short of meeting its advertised guarantee and paid out 55 places.

Guruprasad Gupta
Guruprasad Gupta

 

Final Table Results

  1. Guruprasad ‘DONKAKING’ Gupta – ₹1,06,700
  2. Sawan ‘PaisaWala’ Kumar – ₹67,650
  3. anny1984 – ₹48,895
  4. Parag ‘Persie’ Shah – ₹39,545
  5. Ashish ‘X– factor’ Pareek – ₹31,295
  6. Prabhas ‘Baba_Tufaani’ Sharma – ₹24,090

 

IOPC #38 – ₹5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹660

Entries – 442

Re-entries – 137

Rebuys – 258

Prize Pool – ₹5,02,200

Places Paid – 79

Rudramani ‘rud1478’ Pokhrel proved the last player standing in Spartan Poker’s ₹5 Lakhs GTD IOPC #38 and took down his second IOPC title and ₹82,844 in prize money following a heads-up deal with ‘Sanzoo’ (2nd for ₹73,993).

Rudramani Pokhrel made one other ITM finish, collectively adding ₹87,655. With ₹98.46 Lakhs in tracked online winnings, he is racing towards the ₹1 Crore Club. His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹98.46 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: ₹33.52 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #6

The 1 PM event culminated at 8.40 PM, and the healthy turnout helped the ₹660 buy-in event collect ₹5.02 Lakhs in the prize pool.

Rudramani Pokhrel
Rudramani Pokhrel

 

Final Table Results

  1. Rudramani ‘rud1478’ Pokhrel – ₹82,844*
  2. Sanzoo – ₹73,993*
  3. Mangs – ₹43,290
  4. Naman ‘Nammy09’ Puri – ₹33,748
  5. UnsafeChoice – ₹26,466
  6. Gautam ‘Himesh_reshamiya’ Dwivedi – ₹20,791
  7. Devvrat Singh ‘kinghyper’ Kaurav – ₹15,518
  8. stickyMF – ₹10,747

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

Naman ‘Nammy09’ Puri (Won IOPC #40 ₹4.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹87,705) and ‘Yash11$’ (Won Night Rider – DeepStack ₹1.75 Lakhs GTD for ₹37,954) won the other Spartan Poker marquees.

Naman Puri
Naman Puri

 

As the IOPC enters its seventh day, Dinesh ‘$Lucky Guy$’ Pilkhwal continues to headline the ₹1 Crore-added IOPC leaderboard standings. Mohit ‘thejoker’ Mehta (6,237 points) and TLB crusher Vinay ‘BeepBeepImaJeep’ Rajpal (5,835) bring up the rear on the top three of the series leaderboard.

IOPC June 2022 Leaderboard Standings After Day 6

RankPlayerPoints
1Dinesh '$Lucky Guy$' Singh6,649
2Mohit 'thejoker' Mehta6,237
3Vinay 'BeepBeepImaJeep' Rajpal5,835
4Anurag 'CultOfPersonality' Srivastava5,285
5Ashish 'X--factor' Pareek5,128
6Arjanveer 'bazzingaa' Singh Chadha4,901
7Anuj 'tittooTauji' Yadav4,899
8Bhanu 'MafiaGaming' Prakash KC4,720
9Aditya 'Ben ke Rolle' Singh4,247
10Varun 'buffalosoldier' Meena3,953

 

PokerBaazi

THC#38 Monsterstack – ₹15 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 733

Re-entries – 744

Prize Pool – ₹15,00,000

Places Paid – 239

The THC flagship on the day, ₹15 Lakhs GTD THC#38 Monsterstack, saw Mayank ‘mayankaggarwal111’ Aggarwal taking down the 7 PM flagship for a personal-best ₹2.29 Lakhs. PokerGuru Ambassador Rony ‘bisadip176’ Chowdhury collected ₹1.60 Lakhs in second place.

Mayank Aggarwal made another FT finish in the PLO Turbo (3rd for ₹3,308), rounding up ₹2.33 Lakhs (collectively). His PokerBaazi Stats: Site Winnings: ₹6.16 Lakhs | Site Profits: ₹69,759 | Titles Won: #13 (first flagship win)

The ₹1,100 buy-in event filled in a marginal ₹23,000 overlay shortfall and paid out 239 places.

Mayank Aggarwal
Mayank Aggarwal

 

Final Table Results

  1. Mayank ’mayankaggarwal111’ Aggarwal – ₹2,29,500
  2. Rony ‘bisadip176’ Chowdhury – ₹1,60,200
  3. Nandan ‘ragemonster’ Pugalia – ₹1,11,450
  4. Gautam ‘Actaeon6079’ Bharadwaj – ₹77,700
  5. Dinesh ‘wizard’ Kumar – ₹54,150
  6. Avijit ‘SwangoRay’ Jaiswal – ₹37,650
  7. Snigdha ‘soma1996’ Mondal Ghosh – ₹26,250
  8. zorbabudhha – ₹18,300

 

The Endeavour – ₹12 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in –₹ 3,850

Entries – 188

Re-entries – 176

Prize Pool – ₹12,74,000

Places Paid – 45

Running alongside Day 7 of the 1100 THC on PokerBaazi was the site`s Tuesday mainstay, ₹12 Lakhs GTD The Endeavour. Making his second top finish on the site, Pradip ‘Nit2Donk’ Ghosh fired five bullets in the event before bagging the title for ₹1.83 Lakhs. He struck a four-way deal with Mohit ‘thejoker’ Mehta (2nd for ₹1.69 Lakhs), Rajneesh ‘msdhoni’ Thakur (3rd for ₹1.59 Lakhs), and ‘MeenakshiSundareshwar’ (4th for ₹1.52 Lakhs).

And if The Endeavour victory was not enough, Pradip Ghosh fired up another five ITM runs yesterday, collectively adding over ₹2.05 Lakhs to his burgeoning poker bankroll. His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹2.07 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹89.32 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #15 | Annual Winnings: ₹80.78 Lakhs

Pradip Ghosh
Pradip Ghosh

 

Final Table Results

  1. Pradip ‘Nit2Donk’ Ghosh – ₹1,83,033*
  2. Mohit ‘thejoker’ Mehta – ₹1,69,471*
  3. Rajneesh ‘msdhoni’ Thakur – ₹1,59,752*
  4. MeenakshiSundareshwar – ₹1,52,135*
  5. Anmol ‘freakweird0’ Agarwal – ₹66,885
  6. Aniket ‘Anteman’ Waghmare – ₹53,508
  7. Vinay ‘vinay09’ Rajpal – ₹44,590
  8. Bhanu ‘Chennaino1’ Prakash KC – ₹35,672

*denotes a four-way deal

 

THC#39 Megastack – ₹8 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 367

Re-entries – 306

Prize Pool – ₹8,00,000

Places Paid – 107

The relatively new PokerBaazi user “kingslayer05” made away with the ₹8 Lakhs GTD THC#39 Megastack title, toppling a 673-entry field to collect a site-best ₹1.15 Lakhs. They struck a heads-up deal with last month`s IMPS#90 BIG KO champion Rishabh ‘rgeader’ Gupta (2nd for ₹1.20 Lakhs).

‘kingslayer05’s PokerBaazi stats: Site Winnings: ₹1.41 Lakhs | Site Profits: ₹47,320

The ₹1,100 buy-in event filled in ₹1.27 Lakhs in overlays.

Rishabh Gupta
Rishabh Gupta

 

Final Table Results

  1. kingslayer05 – ₹1,14,755*
  2. Rishabh ‘rgeader’ Gupta – ₹1,19,965*
  3. Jayjit ‘england’ Ray – ₹67,200
  4. Rajneesh ‘msdhoni’ Thakur – ₹46,800
  5. mimipoker – ₹32,560
  6. Anish ‘PapaNegreanu’ Arora – ₹22,720
  7. Realfc – ₹16,480
  8. soummallik – ₹13,280

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

THC#40 (7-Max) Turbo – ₹8 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 407

Re-entries – 364

Prize Pool – ₹8,00,000

Places Paid – 131

Piyush ‘piyus5’ Garg raced past 770 other opponents to win the ₹8 Lakhs GTD THC#40 (7-Max) Turbo for ₹1.14 Lakhs and chopped the title with Imran ‘Kamran777’ Anwar (2nd for ₹1.15 Lakhs).

Piyush Garg’s PokerBaazi stats: Site Winnings: ₹7.04 Lakhs | Titles Won: #1 | Final Table Finishes: #7

The 1,100 buy-in event registered an overlay shortfall of 29,000.

Final Table Results

  1. Piyush ‘piyus5’ Garg – ₹1,13,970*
  2. Imran ‘Kamran777’ Anwar – ₹1,14,990*
  3. happyfish – ₹65,520
  4. Snehil ‘snehil99’ Aggarwal – ₹45,600
  5. Rohit ‘lil_d’ Dua – ₹31,840
  6. Daniel_Ivey – ₹22,240
  7. Tanmay ‘truman’ Benara – ₹15,440

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

THC#37 Frenzy – ₹7 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 265

Re-Buys – 195

Add-ons – 63

Prize Pool – ₹7,00,000

Places Paid – 47

It was a mad frenzy to make it in the money in PokerBaazi`s ₹7 Lakhs GTD THC#37 Frenzy! The 5 PM marquee logged in 265 entrants who made 195 rebuys and 63 addons, still falling ₹1.77 Lakhs short of the advertised prize pool.

Benefitting the most from the overlay value on offer was the user ‘aatma,’ who championed the event for a personal-best ₹1.33 Lakhs. Saurav ‘eternalgambler’ Gupta finished runner-up for ₹94,500.

‘aatma’s PokerBaazi stats: Site Winnings: ₹4.93 Lakhs | Site Profits: ₹6,988 | Titles Won: #2

Final Table Results

  1. aatma – ₹1,33,490
  2. Saurav ‘eternalgambler’ Gupta – ₹94,500
  3. Ankit ‘Ankitj’ Thakur – ₹67,480
  4. Ajay ‘Messironaldo007’ Dhayal – ₹47,250
  5. Ankit ’tiltplay’ Khattar – ₹33,390
  6. Rajneesh ‘msdhoni’ Thakur – ₹23,660
  7. Girish ‘gitty17’ Bhavnani – ₹19,320
  8. Himanshu ‘himkat’ Kataria – ₹15,750

 

THC#36 (4-Max) Hyper-Turbo – ₹6 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 293

Re-entries – 282

Prize Pool – ₹6,00,000

Places Paid – 95

Anand ‘aanandd’ Kumar won his sixth title on PokerBaazi with a quick dash to the finish line in the site`s super-fast ₹6 Lakhs GTD THC#36 (4-Max) Hyper-Turbo, banking a personal-best ₹82,816. A heads-up deal saw Raman ‘indianmonk66’ Sharma netting a better ₹96,944 in second place.

Raman Sharma posted deep runs in two other PokerBaazi events yesterday, cashing ₹1.18 Lakhs (overall). His Tuesday finishes include:

> 1st in PokerBaazi’s THC#36 (4-Max) Hyper-Turbo for ₹82,816

> 3rd in PokerBaazi’s Daily Night SPRINT for ₹32,644

> 184th in PokerBaazi’s THC#38 Monsterstack for ₹2,250

Anand Kumar’s PokerBaazi Stats: Site Winnings: ₹3.35 Lakhs | Site Profits: ₹1.54 Lakhs | Titles Won: #6

Final Table Results

  1. Anand ‘aanandd’ Kumar – ₹82,816*</