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Daily Majors: Arjun Pasricha Becomes the First Millionaire at Spartan Poker`s The Millionaire Series 2.0, Wins Event #2 Double Stack For ₹10.14 Lakhs

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  • Arpit Jain May 5, 2021
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Spartan Poker’s The Millionaire Series was the talk of the poker town last night. The seven-day series comprises 17 Millionaire-branded tourneys and promises to crown a Millionaire each day!

And the first player to bag seven figures at the ongoing series was none other than the former Millionaire United and FTS Main Event champion, Arjun Pasricha. The Delhi-based MTT reg took down the ₹30 Lakhs GTD Millionaire Series #2 Double Stack for ₹10.14 Lakhs, crossing ₹2.50 Crores in recorded earnings on Spartan Poker!

It was a guarantee-smashing Tuesday overall, with all the marquee tourneys registering impressive turnouts. Myron Pereira, Rajat Mahajan, Akshay Asawa, and Jaya Bharathkumar Prajapati took down the other Tuesday night marquees.

Here are the highlights!

 

Spartan Poker

Spartan Poker`s The Millionaire Series got off to a guarantee-crushing start on Tuesday. There were three tourneys on the tap, offering ₹40 Lakhs in guaranteed prizes between them.

The day`s featured tourney, the ₹30 Lakhs GTD Millionaire Series #2 – Double Stack, logged in 811 entries to collect a whopping ₹40.55 Lakhs prize pool. The 9:30 PM tourney went on till the wee hours on Wednesday morning, and the last player standing was the seasoned MTT reg Arjun ‘lol this guy’ Pasricha. The former Millionaire United and FTS Main Event champion padded his ever-growing bankroll by ₹10.14 Lakhs after eliminating Sumit ‘DistantTide’ Advani (runner-up for ₹6.08 Lakhs) in second place.

Arjun Pasricha
Arjun Pasricha

 

The Delhi-based player crossed the benchmark ₹2.50 Crore-mark in recorded winnings on Spartan Poker after the win, and what’s even more impressive, he boasts a jaw-dropping ₹1.83 Crores in net profits on the site.

The former IOPC -The Crown champion, PokerGuru Ambassador Laksh ‘LuckyBhai$’ Pal Singh, placed third in the Tuesday flagship for ₹3.33 Lakhs and climbed back up to the #1 position on the annual leaderboard standings!

Laksh Pal Singh
Laksh Pal Singh

 

The ₹6 Lakhs GTD Millionaire Series #3 attracted 1,090 runners, and 103 places got paid a share from the ₹9.81 Lakhs prize pool. After more than seven hours of play, Sunday’s Mega Suits winner Rajat ‘BloatedBelly’ Mahajan walked away with the title and ₹1.62 Lakhs in prize money. The first-ever APT Online India Main Event champion chopped the top prize with Pranay ‘5pranay’ Chaudhry (runner-up for ₹1.37 Lakhs).

Rajat Mahajan
Rajat Mahajan

 

The first of the Millionaire Series 2.0 events, the ₹4 Lakhs GTD Millionaire Series #1, generated a juicy ₹8.37 Lakhs prize pool after clocking in 1,396 challengers and paid out the top 119 finishers. Jaya ‘denb’ Bharathkumar Prajapati shipped the tourney, netting ₹96,349 for the win after striking a four-way deal with Ajay ‘maybe59’ Agrawal (2nd for ₹95,725), Meet ‘gogobhai’ Jariwala (3rd for ₹95,242) and ‘Falchion’ (4th for ₹85,417).

Runner-up Ajay Agrawal
Runner-up Ajay Agrawal

 

The Millionaire Series is running a ₹10 Lakhs leaderboard race. With Day 1 now in the books, here are the leaderboard standings:

RankPlayerPoints1
1Arjun 'lol this guy' Pasricha1,221
2Rajat 'BloatedBelly' Mahajan1,186
3Jaya 'denb' Bharathkumar Prajapati1,093
4Sumit 'DistantTide' Advani979
5Ajay 'maybe59' Agrawal772
6Avinash 'Seiborg09' Anand749
7Usman 'Mr_feder_tilts' Alam741
8Pranay '5pranay' Chaudhry739
9TheRealG706
10Laksh 'LuckyBhai$' Pal Singh644

 

PokerStars India

The featured attraction on PokerStars India, the ₹5 Lakhs GTD Sixth Sense, managed to break even after logging in 250 entries, and 29 places got paid. Banking the lion’s share of the prize money was Akshay ‘powershell42’ Asawa, who walked away with a winner`s paycheque worth ₹96,614 after defeating Anmol ‘freak_weird0’ Agarwal (runner-up for ₹71,829) in the heads-up play. This was Akshay Asawa’s second Sixth Sense title in the last three weeks!

Akshay Asawa
Akshay Asawa

 

Even the ₹2 Lakhs GTD Uppercut Mini on PokerStars India made a profitable run, registering ₹2.85 Lakhs in prize money from 228 participants, and the top 24 places received payouts. The 9:30 PM tourney ended at 2:53 AM, with ‘kabir12657’ clinching the title for ₹60,616. Akshay ‘LalaSaab’ Kapoor took second place in the event for ₹34,757.

Runner-up Akshay Kapoor
Runner-up Akshay Kapoor

 

 

PokerBaazi

PokerBaazi has been getting rave reviews for its new and improved poker app. The site`s Tuesday flagship, the ₹12 Lakhs GTD The Endeavour, wrangled in 428 entries to generate a prize pool worth ₹14.98 Lakhs. The 8 PM tourney got done at 3:44 AM today, and 54 places finished ITM. The long-time circuit regular Myron ‘priyankAAchoprAA’ Pereira, who had placed runner-up in Sunday’s BSS#3 MonsterStack 6-Max, navigated his way to the top to win the title and the ₹3.01 Lakhs cash prize that came with it. The first-ever IOPC Mastermind Aniket ‘Anteman’ Waghmare placed runner-up for ₹2.11 Lakhs.

Myron Pereira
Myron Pereira

 

The ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD 6-Max Holdem Boost DST was taken down by the user ‘ukhatry,’ who collected ₹67,816 for the win after prevailing over Monday’s 6-Max Holdem Boost DST winner Aditya ‘konstantin’ Singh (runner-up for ₹47,585) in the heads-up showdown.

Runner-up Aditya Singh
Runner-up Aditya Singh

 

Harrish ‘Realfc’ Chaudary (shipped Turbo ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD for ₹53,300) and ‘PiyushGup’ (won PLO Boost Monster ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹38,630) took down the other late-night marquees on PokerBaazi.

Harrish Chaudary
Harrish Chaudary

 

 

Adda52

Spearheading the primetime action on Adda52 was the ₹15 Lakhs GTD The Mint. The 8 PM tourney logged in 553 entries to collect a hefty ₹19.35 Lakhs prize pool. It took almost seven hours to get a winner, and walking away with the bragging rights was the mystery user ‘rtuteja,’ who won ₹3.99 Lakhs. Monday’s Iron Man second-place finisher Nikesh ‘nikesh919’ Rathod missed out on the title for a second consecutive day but added ₹3.36 Lakhs to his bankroll, courtesy of a heads-up deal.

Runner-up Nikesh Rathod
Runner-up Nikesh Rathod

 

The ₹2.75 Lakhs GTD Voyager wrangled in 497 entries, making for a guarantee-crushing ₹4.97 Lakhs prize pool. Topping them all was ‘peaceyo,’ who collected a winner`s payday worth ₹1.19 Lakhs, with Sandeep ‘pizzakhanahai’ Chhabra placing runner-up for ₹69,580.

The other Tuesday winners were:

PlayerPrize AmountEventPoker Site
peaceyo₹1.19 LakhsVoyager ₹2.75 Lakhs GTDAdda52
ukhatry₹67,8166-Max Holdem Boost DST ₹1. 5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Harrish ‘Realfc’ Chaudary₹53,300Turbo ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
PiyushGup₹38,630PLO Boost Monster ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
harry_2601₹33,297Nighttide DST Adda ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDAdda52

 

Millionaire Series #2 Double Stack 30 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹5,500

Entries – 373

Re-entries – 191

Re-buys – 247

Prize Pool – ₹40,55,000

Places Paid – 70

Offering the biggest prize pool guarantee of the day, the ₹30 Lakhs GTD Millionaire Series #2 Double Stack headlined the Day 1 schedule of The Millionaire Series. The ₹5,500 entry buy-in tourney ran from 9:30 PM to 5:59 AM, with a field of 811 entries collecting ₹40.55 Lakhs in prize money!

The inaugural FTS Main Event champion Arjun ‘lol this guy’ Pasricha decimated the competition to claim the title and top prize worth ₹10.14 Lakhs. Pasricha, a former Millionaire United champion, has now crossed ₹2.50 Crores in recorded winnings on Spartan Poker. With almost ₹1.83 Crores in net profits, he happens to be one of the most profitable MTT players on the site.

The runner-up Sumit ‘DistantTide’ Advani pocketed ₹6.08 Lakhs, while PokerGuru Ambassador Laksh ‘LuckyBhai$’ Pal Singh came in third for ₹3.44 Lakhs.

Abhijeet ‘TheSupremeOne’ Kumar (4th for ₹2.43 Lakhs), Shashank ‘gtoexploiter77’ Jain (5th for ₹1.62 Lakhs), Siddhanth ‘PluRibu$’ Kripalani (6th for ₹1.21 Lakhs), Palash ‘palash777’ Nandwani (7th for ₹81,100) and PokerGuru Ambassador Kartik ‘TheInternetKid’ Ved (8th for ₹60,825) were the other noteworthy names to final table the Millionaire Series #2 Double Stack.

Runner-up Sumit Advani
Runner-up Sumit Advani

 

Final Table Results

  1. Arjun ‘lol this guy’ Pasricha – ₹10,13,750
  2. Sumit ‘DistantTide’ Advani – ₹6,08,250
  3. Laksh ‘LuckyBhai$’ Pal Singh – ₹3,44,675
  4. Abhijeet ‘TheSupremeOne’ Kumar – ₹2,43,300
  5. Shashank ‘gtoexploiter77’ Jain – ₹1,62,200
  6. Siddhanth ‘PluRibu$’ Kripalani – ₹1,21,650
  7. Palash ‘palash777’ Nandwani – ₹81,100
  8. Kartik ‘TheInternetKid’ Ved – ₹60,825

 

The Mint 15 Lakhs GTD – Adda52

Buy-in – ₹3,850

Entries – 281

Re-entries – 272

Prize Pool – ₹19,35,506

Places Paid – 55

Adda52’s ₹15 Lakhs GTD The Mint made a smashing run yesterday, with 553 entries collecting a prize pool worth ₹19.35 Lakhs. Making their way to the podium was the anonymous player ‘rtuteja’. The player struck a heads-up deal in the final moments of the tourney to claim the title for ₹3.99 Lakhs. Monday`s Iron Man runner-up Nikesh ‘nikesh919’ Rathod came second for a second consecutive day, winning ₹3.36 Lakhs courtesy of a heads-up deal.

Young Gun Shardul ‘vamos96’ Parthasarathi (3rd for ₹1.83 Lakhs), Ashit ‘nexus010’ Sharma (5th for ₹96,775), Sumit ‘runrabbitrun’ Advani (7th for ₹48,388) and Bhanu Prakash ‘ChennaiNo1’ KC (8th for ₹38,710) FT-ed the tourney.

Final Table Results

  1. rtuteja – ₹3,99,108*
  2. Nikesh ‘nikesh919’ Rathod – ₹3,36,382*
  3. Shardul ‘vamos96’ Parthasarathi – ₹1,83,873
  4. MallaNi – ₹1,45,163
  5. Ashit ‘nexus010’ Sharma – ₹96,775
  6. arjunraghani4444 – ₹67,743
  7. Sumit ‘runrabbitrun’ Advani – ₹48,388
  8. Bhanu Prakash ‘ChennaiNo1’ KC – ₹38,710

*denotes heads-up deal

 

The Endeavour 12 Lakhs GTD – PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹3,850

Entries – 225

Re-entries – 203

Prize Pool – ₹14,98,020

Places Paid – 54

PokerBaazi`s signature Tuesday tourney, the ₹12 Lakhs GTD The Endeavour, clocked in 428 runners, resulting in a guarantee-smashing ₹14.98 Lakhs prize pool. The top 54 players finished ITM.

Staring at 8 PM, the tourney ended after almost eight hours of play, with former Full House runner-up Myron ‘priyankAAchoprAA’ Pereira coming out on top to win ₹3.01 Lakhs. The IOPC – Millionaire Legends champion (Mastermind) Aniket ‘Anteman’ Waghmare placed runner-up for ₹2.11 Lakhs.

Last night’s Sixth Sense third-place finisher Ranjeet ‘Rj147’ Negi (4th for ₹1 Lakh), Mukesh ‘Mukeshahuja’ Ahuja (5th for ₹75,349), Rising Star Ritwik ‘Ritwikkhanna’ Khanna (6th for ₹60,369), and Sunday’s Mega Suits sixth-place finisher Vinay ‘vinay09’ Rajpal (8th for ₹40,146) FT-ed the tourney.

Runner-up Aniket Waghmare
Runner-up Aniket Waghmare

 

Final Table Results

  1. Myron ‘priyankAAchoprAA’ Pereira – ₹3,01,098
  2. Aniket ‘Anteman’ Waghmare – ₹2,11,068
  3. Gambler42 – ₹1,35,719
  4. Ranjeet ‘Rj147’ Negi – ₹1,00,366
  5. Mukesh ‘Mukeshahuja’ Ahuja – ₹75,349
  6. Ritwik ‘Ritwikkhanna’ Khanna – ₹60,369
  7. khush311 – ₹50,333
  8. Vinay ‘vinay09’ Rajpal – ₹40,146

 

Millionaire Series #3 6 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹990

Entries – 489

Re-entries – 210

Re-buys – 391

Prize Pool – ₹9,81,000

Places Paid – 103

Starting at 11 PM, the ₹6 Lakhs GTD Millionaire Series #3 locked in a massive 1,090 entries that helped generate a ₹9.81 Lakhs prize pool.

It was 6:17 AM on the tournament clock when Sunday’s Mega Suits champion Rajat ‘BloatedBelly’ Mahajan persisting with his blistering form, added another title to his tally for a top prize worth ₹1.62 Lakhs. This was the APT Online Series India Main Event champion’s sixth title victory of 2021.

Pranay ‘5pranay’ Chaudhry chopped the top prize heads-up with Mahajan to collect ₹1.37 Lakhs.

Srinivas ‘sunshay211’ Akshay (3rd for ₹81,226), Usman ‘Mr_feder_tilts’ Alam (4th for ₹61,509), Anshul ‘bluefloyd’ Garg (6th for ₹37,572) and Biplob ‘hellhell’ Rana (8th for ₹18,540) also earned final table payouts.

Runner-up Pranay Chaudhry
Runner-up Pranay Chaudhry

 

Final Table Results

  1. Rajat ‘BloatedBelly’ Mahajan – ₹1,62,321*
  2. Pranay ‘5pranay’ Chaudhry – ₹1,37,178*
  3. Srinivas ‘sunshay211’ Akshay – ₹81,226
  4. Usman ‘Mr_feder_tilts’ Alam – ₹61,509
  5. GTfO18 – ₹48,952
  6. Anshul ‘bluefloyd’ Garg – ₹37,572
  7. Loki92 – ₹27,174
  8. Biplob ‘hellhell’ Rana – ₹18,540

*denotes heads-up deal

 

Sixth Sense 5 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹2,200

Entries – 142

Re-entries – 108

Prize Pool – ₹5,00,000

Places Paid – 29

PokerStars India’s Sixth Sense began on schedule at 7.30 PM last night to witness 250 contenders pony up the ₹2,200 entry buy-in, just about hitting its listed ₹5 Lakhs prize pool guarantee. Riding his momentum to the title following over seven hours of play was the former UVS Main Event champion Akshay ‘powershell42’ Asawa, who pocketed the ₹96,614 up-top for championing the event for the third time.

Anmol ‘freak_weird0’ Agarwal secured a runner-up payday of ₹71,829.

This is the fifth title win for Asawa this year, boosting his online poker scorecard to ₹93.72 Lakhs (₹30.72 Lakhs in net profits).

Ranjeet ‘Bedevilforyou’ Negi (3rd for ₹53,403), Rising Star Aman ‘KarmaPoker77’ Parakh (4th for ₹39,703), Ashit ‘Cringing’ Sharma (5th for ₹29,518), Adarsh ‘Subham007’ Subham (6th for ₹21,945), and PokerGuru Ambassador Mithun ‘ThePokeRajaIN’ Mahesh (7th for ₹17,742) FT-ed the tourney.

Abhishek ‘abhiaum’ Chhajer bubbled the FT in eighth place for ₹14,344.

Runner-up Anmol Agarwal
Runner-up Anmol Agarwal

 

Final Table Results

  1. Akshay ‘powershell42’ Asawa – ₹96,614
  2. Anmol ‘freak_weird0’ Agarwal – ₹71,829
  3. Ranjeet ‘Bedevilforyou’ Negi – ₹53,403
  4. Aman ‘KarmaPoker77’ Parakh – ₹39,703
  5. Ashit ‘Cringing’ Sharma – ₹29,518
  6. Adarsh ‘Subham007’ Subham – ₹21,945
  7. Mithun ‘ThePokeRajaIN’ Mahesh – ₹17,742

 

Millionaire Series #1 4 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹660

Entries – 602

Re-entries – 235

Re-buys – 559

Prize Pool – ₹8,37,600

Places Paid – 119

The Millionaire Series 2.0 opener, the ₹4 Lakhs GTD Millionaire Series #1, pulled in 1,396 entries, culminating in a ₹8.37 Lakhs prize pool.

Jaya ‘denb’ Bharathkumar Prajapati championed the event for ₹96,349, following a four-way deal with Ajay ‘maybe59’ Agrawal (runner-up for ₹95,725), Meet ‘gogobhai’ Jariwala (3rd for ₹95,242) and ‘Falchion’ (4th for ₹85,417).

Prajapati now has ₹13.26 Lakhs in recorded earnings on Spartan Poker.

 

Voyager 2.75 Lakhs GTD – Adda52

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 274

Re-entries – 223

Prize Pool – ₹4,97,021

Places Paid – ₹55

The second featured attraction on Adda52, the Voyager, made a bumper run yesterday. The 9.30 PM tourney clocked in 497 entries, blowing the ₹2.75 Lakhs guarantee to smithereens by collecting ₹4.97 Lakhs in the prize pool.

peaceyo’ proved the last player standing and grabbed the bragging rights for ₹1.19 Lakhs, with Sandeep ‘pizzakhanahai’ Chhabra netting the second-place purse of ₹69,580. Chhabra currently sits on ₹32.4 Lakhs in recorded online winnings.

Sumanth ‘sp175’ Kumar (4th for ₹37,275) and Faiz ‘theinternetkid’ Alam (8th for ₹9,940) also FT-ed the tourney.

 

Uppercut Mini 2 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹1,375

Entries – 128

Re-entries – 100

Total Prize Pool – ₹2,85,000

Regular Prize Pool – ₹1,42,500

Bounty Prize Pool – ₹1,42,500

Places Paid – 24

PokerStars India’s ₹2 Lakhs GTD Uppercut Mini drew 228 entries to collect a guarantee-crushing ₹2.85 Lakhs prize pool (42.5% more than its advertised guarantee).

After firing two bullets, ‘kabir12657’ eventually proved the last player standing and won ₹60,616 (includes ₹36,226 in bounties). Akshay ‘LalaSaab’ Kapoor placed runner-up for ₹34,757 (includes ₹10,366 in bounties).

‘MrBigSlick139’ (anonymity requested) placed 4th for ₹17,546.

Adwait ‘Adwait Pol’ Pol was eliminated in eighth place for ₹5,443 to form the seven-handed FT.

 

6-Max Holdem Boost DST 1. 5 Lakhs GTD – PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 165

Re-entries – 142

Prize Pool – ₹3,07,000

Places Paid – 36

The mystery player ‘ukhatry’ championed the ₹1.5 Lakhs 6-Max Holdem Boost to win ₹67,816. Monday’s Holdem Boost DST winner Aditya ‘konstantin’ Singh placed second for ₹47,585.

Tanay ‘TanayParekh’ Parekh (3rd for ₹30,608), Rohit ‘mrblue1205’ Malhotra (4th for ₹22,657), and Karan ‘Apocalypto’ Radia (5th for ₹17,008) FT-ed the tourney.

 

Under the Gun 20K GTD PLO – Khelo365

Buy-in – ₹330

Entries – 22

Re-entries – 1

Re-buys – 26

Add-ons – 17

Prize Pool – ₹20,000

Places Paid – 3

Khelo365`s ₹20K GTD PLO Under the Gun pulled in 23 entries who made an additional 26 re-buys and 17 add-ons. The top three places boarded the money bus, and ‘Hardik24’ claimed the winner’s paycheck worth ₹10,000. ‘zravasya’ finished runner-up for ₹6,000.

 

Grinder 2.0 20K GTD – Khelo365

Buy-in – ₹275

Entries – 51

Re-entries – 21

Prize Pool – ₹20,000

Places Paid – 8

The user ‘Kapildev77’ took down Khelo365’s ₹20K GTD Grinder 2.0 for ₹6,800. ‘Lyf11’ finished runner-up for ₹4,000.

 

This report was updated at 5 PM on 05.05.2021.

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