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Daily Majors: Arjun Singh Kochhar, Siddhanth Kapoor, Kanchan Sharma & Aniket Waghmare Champion the Wednesday Flagships

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  • Arpit Jain May 6, 2021
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It was a blockbuster Wednesday on all counts, with Spartan Poker’s The Millionaire Series 2.0 finding its second Millionaire last night. Arjun Singh Kochhar was without a doubt the standout winner of the day. The former Destiny champion ended an almost eight-month-long title drought by taking down the ₹35 Lakhs GTD Millionaire Series #5 – Monster Stack for ₹11.65 Lakhs!

The other big winners included actor/DJ Siddhanth Kapoor, Young Gun Kanchan Sharma, and the IOPC Mastermind title holder Aniket Waghmare.

Here`s a look at the Wednesday highlights.

 

Spartan Poker

The featured tourney on Day 2 of Spartan Poker`s The Millionaire Series 2.0, the ₹35 Lakhs GTD Millionaire Series #5 – Monster Stack, logged in a whopping 777 entries to collect a massive ₹46.62 Lakhs prize pool. The top 70 places got paid, and after precisely eight hours of playing, Arjun ‘Don Julio’ Singh Kochhar bulldozed his way to the top to bank a mouth-watering ₹11.65 Lakhs cash prize. The mystery player ‘DoctorGTO’ placed runner-up for ₹6.99 Lakhs. The former SSS – The Millionaire X5 finalist now boasts ₹79.92 Lakhs in recorded winnings on Spartan Poker.

Arjun Singh Kochhar
Arjun Singh Kochhar

 

The IOPC Millionaire United champion Aniket ‘Ntwadumela’ Waghmare took down the ₹7 Lakhs GTD Millionaire Series #6 for ₹1.76 Lakhs following a heads-up deal with ‘slickooo’ (runner-up for ₹1.48 Lakhs).

Aniket Waghmare
Aniket Waghmare

 

Three Millionaire-branded tourneys were hosted by Spartan Poker on Wednesday. The details of the ₹4 Lakhs GTD Millionaire Series #4 are not available with us currently.

With Day 2 of The Millionaire Series now in the books, here are the updated leaderboard standings:

RankPlayerPoints1
1Pranav 'I'mThePlayboi' Bang1,560
2Aniket 'Ntwadumela' Waghmare1,546
3Arjun 'lol this guy' Pasricha1,486
4'BloatedBelly'1,319
5Jaya 'denb' Bharathkumar Prajapati1,284
6Arjun Singh 'Don Julio' Kochhar1,115
7slickooo1,039
8Avinash 'Seiborg09' Anand1,027
9Sumit 'DistantTide' Advani979
10Devvrat 'deranzzdd' Arya947

 

PokerStars India

PokerStars India`s ₹5 Lakhs GTD Night on Stars had to fill in a marginal ₹1,787 in overlays after signing up 281 entrants, and the top 35 places boarded the money bus. The mystery-reg ‘PabloDEscobar’ navigated his way to the top to collect a winner`s payday worth ₹95,203. Online reg Pranav ‘pkpok13’ Khandalkar placed runner-up for ₹71,287.

Runner-up Pranav Khandalkar
Runner-up Pranav Khandalkar

 

The ₹1.75 Lakhs GTD Big Bubble Rush dragged in 204 participants, and 23 places got paid a share from the ₹2.04 Lakhs prize pool. Shekhar ‘shekhar_singh’ Singh was the last player standing and won ₹39,837 (includes ₹22,187 in bounties), touching ₹83.57 Lakhs in lifetime online earnings. The user ‘Deepak006’ finished runner-up for ₹24,626.

Shekhar Singh
Shekhar Singh

 

 

PokerBaazi

PokerBaazi`s ₹10 Lakhs GTD The Pride returned for another eventful run last night, with 334 hopefuls accumulating a ₹11.69 Lakhs prize pool and 54 places placed ITM. The action began at 8 PM and continued till 2:52 AM, with Young Gun

Kanchan ‘Kanchansharma’ Sharma outlasting the competition to win the title and ₹2.58 Lakhs in prize money. Sunday’s Mega Suits Finale winner ‘happyfish’ (anonymity requested) came second for ₹1.81 Lakhs.

Kanchan Sharma
Kanchan Sharma

 

The Pride victory brought Kanchan Sharma her first flagship title of the year, getting her across the ₹75 Lakh mark in annual winnings.

The former EndBoss FT finisher Aditya ‘KesarDa’ Kesharwani shipped the ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD 6-Max Holdem Boost DST for ₹65,828 after besting Akshay ‘CallmeAK’ Kapoor (runner-up for ₹46,190) in heads-up play.

Aditya Kesharwani
Aditya Kesharwani

 

Vikram ‘Poker_lover’ Mishra (won Turbo ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD for ₹54,670) and Vinod ‘Strokerzzzz’ Malviya (won PLO Boost Monster ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹40,690) took down the other late-night marquees on PokerBaazi.

Vikram Mishra
Vikram Mishra

 

 

Adda52

Adda52’s Wednesday headliner, the ₹15 Lakhs GTD Maverick, collected a hefty ₹17.47 Lakhs prize pool as 768 challengers bought in for ₹2,500. The 8 PM MTT ended at 4:44 AM today and paid out 82 places. The versatile actor, DJ, and passionate poker player, Siddhanth ‘bullzeyepower’ Kapoor, was the last player standing and scored a personal-best ₹3.55 Lakhs for the win. He struck a heads-up deal with PokerGuru Ambassador Vivek ‘vivek94540’ Singh (runner-up for ₹3.16 Lakhs).

Siddhanth Kapoor
Siddhanth Kapoor

 

The ₹4 Lakhs GTD La Luna wrangled in 324 entries, and the top 34 finishers took a bite out of the ₹5.31 Lakhs prize pool. After more than six hours of action, the user ‘Oshuri’ took down the title for ₹1.32 Lakhs, with Rishabh ‘rishlangda’ Baj placing runner-up for ₹80,501.

Runner-up Rishabh Baj
Runner-up Rishabh Baj

 

The other Wednesday winners were:

PlayerPrize AmountEventPoker Site
Oshuri₹1.32 LakhsLa Luna ₹4 Lakhs GTDAdda52
Roshan ‘roshanthefish’ Gurbuxani₹1.03 LakhsMonster Stack ₹3.5 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
Aditya 'KesarDa' Kesharwani₹65,8286-Max Holdem Boost DST ₹1. 5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Vikram ‘Poker_lover’ Mishra₹54,670Turbo ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
manish_jangid
₹41,483Ultrasonic ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD
PokerStars India
Vinod ‘Strokerzzzz’ Malviya₹40,690PLO Boost Monster ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
Shekhar 'shekhar_singh' Singh₹39,837Big Bubble Rush ₹1.75 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
Melwin3652₹39,508Night Rider - Monster Stack ₹2.75 Lakhs GTD
Spartan Poker
Chinta₹16,704The Centurian ₹90K GTDSpartan Poker
Mackyboy7777
₹16,628Bigstack Turbo ₹70K GTD
PokerStars India
acedealer₹11,5006 Feet Under Deepstack PLO ₹25K GTDKhelo365
Hardik24₹7,200Grinder 2.0 ₹20K GTDKhelo365

 

Millionaire Series #5 – Monster Stack 35 Lakhs GTD (₹10 Lakhs for 1st Place) – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹6,600

Entries – 366

Re-entries – 179

Rebuys – 232

Prize Pool – ₹46,62,000

Places Paid – 70

The week-long The Millionaire Series played out its Day 2 schedule on Wednesday. The day`s headline tourney, the ₹35 Lakhs GTD Millionaire Series #5 – Monster Stack, assured at least ₹10 Lakhs in prize money to the winner.

The ₹10 Lakhs guaranteed to first was easily exceeded as 777 runners signed up for ₹6,600, collecting an awesome ₹46.62 Lakhs prize pool. The top 70 players boarded the money bus.

The 9:30 PM tourney went on until 5:30 AM, with Arjun ‘Don Julio’ Singh Kochhar capturing the title and ₹11.65 Lakhs in first-place prize money. The anonymous user ‘DoctorGTO’ placed second for ₹6.99 Lakhs.

Ending an over seven-month-long dry spell, the former Destiny champion and one of The Millionaire X5 toppers, Kochhar bounced back with a bang last night, collecting his career-best finish to date.

Tuesday’s The Endeavour champion Myron ‘Zzzzz369’ Pereira (3rd for ₹3.92 Lakhs), The Pride sixth-place finisher Siddharth ‘champ-ak’ Pandey (5th for ₹1.86 Lakhs), and Varun ‘Bachekijaanelegakya’ Vohra (7th for ₹87,637) FT-ed the tourney.

Final Table Results

  1. Arjun ‘Don Julio’ Singh Kochhar – ₹11,65,500
  2. DoctorGTO – ₹6,99,300
  3. Myron ‘Zzzzz369’ Pereira – ₹3,91,867
  4. Folsom – ₹2,79,720
  5. Siddharth ‘champ-ak’ Pandey – ₹1,86,480
  6. Fill-Ivey18 – ₹1,39,460
  7. Varun ‘Bachekijaanelegakya’ Vohra – ₹87,637
  8. Pokerispain – ₹69,930

 

Maverick 15 Lakhs GTD – Adda52

Buy-in – ₹2,500

Entries – 370

Re-entries – 398

Prize Pool – ₹17,47,195

Places Paid – 82

Adda52`s ₹15 Lakhs GTD Maverick recorded 768 entries, and 82 places got a piece of the ₹17.47 Lakhs prize pool.

Prominent Bollywood actor, DJ, and passionate poker player Siddhanth ‘bullzeyepower’ Kapoor juggernaut his way to the top of the field to win ₹3.55 Lakhs. Before taking down the title, Kapoor agreed to a heads-up chop with PokerGuru Ambassador Vivek ‘vivek94540’ Singh, who took home ₹3.17 Lakhs for his efforts.

This was Kapoor’s career-best score, boosting his lifetime earnings (tracked) to ₹1.84 Crores.

Sushant ‘Tryndamere’ Singh (3rd for ₹1.61 Lakhs), Abhishek ‘abhisekchem86’ Mandal (6th for ₹55,910), Yash ‘gambler11’ Jaiswal (7th for ₹43,680), and Aritra ‘flushnace’ Sengupta (8th for ₹33,197) FT-ed the tourney.

Runner-up Vivek Singh
Runner-up Vivek Singh

 

Final Table Results

  1. Siddhanth ‘bullzeyepower’ Kapoor – ₹3,55,091*
  2. Vivek ‘vivek94540’ Singh – ₹3,16,707*
  3. Sushant ‘Tryndamere’ Singh – ₹1,60,742
  4. dstar – ₹1,15,315
  5. emerald_golum – ₹77,750
  6. Abhishek ‘abhisekchem86’ Mandal – ₹55,910
  7. Yash ‘gambler11’ Jaiswal – ₹43,680
  8. Aritra ‘flushnace’ Sengupta – ₹33,197

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

The Pride 10 Lakhs GTD – PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹3,850

Entries – 191

Re-entries – 143

Prize Pool – ₹11,69,000

Places Paid – 54

With the online action heating up, PokerBaazi stayed on course by hosting its regular Wednesday flagship, the ₹10 Lakhs GTD The Pride. Sporting a ₹3,850 entry buy-in, the event registered 334 entries to post a guarantee-crushing ₹11.69 Lakhs prize pool.

After close to seven hours of play, last Sunday`s The Millionaire sixth-place finisher, Young Gun Kanchan ‘Kanchansharma’ Sharma, emerged as the champion and added ₹2.58 Lakhs in prize money. MTT pro ‘happyfish’ (anonymity requested) finished runner-up for ₹1.81 Lakhs.

Kanchan Sharma sits among the top 30 winners of 2021, and that too with just last night`s The Pride title to her name. The Agra resident has been on a scorching run this year with a litany of FT finishes – she has FT-ed The Millionaire an incredible three times already this year. Her lifetime scorecard now stands at ₹2.69 Crores.

The power-packed FT included Sanket ‘blackcod’ Arora (3rd for ₹1.17 Lakhs), FTS 2.0 champion, Young Gun Siddharth ‘schemer’ Karia (5th for ₹64,763), Millionaire Series #5 – Monster Stack fifth-place finisher Siddharth ‘Siddonuts’ Pandey (6th for ₹51,787), and Sunday’s BSS#4 SuperStack champion, Rising Star Pratibh ‘pratibhsaluja’ Saluja (7th for ₹43,019).

Final Table Results

  1. Kanchan ‘Kanchansharma’ Sharma – ₹2,58,232
  2. happyfish – ₹1,81,195
  3. Sanket ‘blackcod’ Arora – ₹1,16,549
  4. adira – ₹86,272
  5. Siddharth ‘schemer’ Karia – ₹64,763
  6. Siddharth ‘Siddonuts’ Pandey – ₹51,787
  7. Pratibh ‘pratibhsaluja’ Saluja – ₹43,019
  8. bungakat – ₹34,486

 

Millionaire Series #6 7 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 455

Re-entries – 161

Places Paid – 87

Running alongside the ₹35 Lakhs GTD Monster Stack were two other Millionaire Series tourneys. The bigger of the two, the ₹7 Lakhs GTD Millionaire Series #6, was taken down by the IOPC – Millionaire Legends champion (IOPC Mastermind) and Tuesday’s The Endeavour runner-up Aniket ‘Ntwadumela’ Waghmare, who added ₹1.77 Lakhs to his bankroll. The user ‘slickooo’ finished runner-up for ₹1.49 Lakhs, courtesy of a heads-up deal.

Srijan ‘TheDawnFacere’ Batra (5th for ₹53,347), Anshul ‘bluefloyd’ Garg (6th for ₹41,504), Piyush ‘Piyush303’ Lalchandani (7th for ₹30,395), and Yohan ‘PAPITO’ Patel (8th for ₹21,694) FT-ed the tourney.

Final Table Results

  1. Aniket ‘Ntwadumela’ Waghmare – ₹1,76,957*
  2. slickooo – ₹1,48,657*
  3. Technokingtesla – ₹89,394
  4. jasonchan – ₹69,168
  5. Srijan ‘TheDawnFacere’ Batra – ₹53,347
  6. Anshul ‘bluefloyd’ Garg – ₹41,504
  7. Piyush ‘Piyush303’ Lalchandani – ₹30,395
  8. Yohan ‘PAPITO’ Patel – ₹21,694

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

Night on Stars 5 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹1,950

Entries – 162

Re-entries – 119

Prize Pool – ₹5,00,000

Places Paid – 35

PokerStars India’s ₹5 Lakhs GTD Night on Stars gathered 281 entries, overlaying a meager ₹1,787.

PokerStars India regular ‘PabloDEscobar’ was the last player standing and won ₹95,203, touching ₹24.59 Lakhs in recorded earnings on the site. Pranav ‘pkpok13’ Khandalkar finished runner-up for ₹71,287.

Rohit ‘PillowFight22’ Mishra (5th for ₹29,928), Atishay ‘momstacos’ Samuel (6th for ₹22,410), Tanu ‘tanukohli96’ Kohli (7th for ₹16,780), Tapan ‘tweedu_taps’ Mansotra (8th for ₹12,565) and Bharath ‘hzgod’ Kumar (9th for ₹9,408) FT-ed the tourney.

Final Table Results

  1. PabloDEscobar – ₹95,203
  2. Pranav ‘pkpok13’ Khandalkar – ₹71,287
  3. Yash ‘hasyY@$#116’ Shrivastava – ₹53,378
  4. k1369 – ₹39,969
  5. Rohit ‘PillowFight22’ Mishra – ₹29,928
  6. Atishay ‘momstacos’ Samuel – ₹22,410
  7. Tanu ‘tanukohli96’ Kohli – ₹16,780
  8. Tapan ‘tweedu_taps’ Mansotra – ₹12,565
  9. Bharath ‘hzgod’ Kumar – ₹9,408

 

La Luna 4 Lakhs GTD – Adda52

Buy-in – ₹1,800

Entries – 161

Re-entries – 163

Prize Pool – ₹5,31,365

Places Paid – 34

The user ‘Oshuri’ came out on top in Adda52’s ₹4 Lakhs GTD La Luna to win a site-best ₹1.33 Lakhs. Rishabh ‘rishlangda’ Baj came second for ₹80,501.

The champion ‘Oshuri’ now has ₹4.97 Lakhs in recorded winnings on Adda52 (₹2.54 Lakhs in net profits).

Aamir ‘flipper1’ Husain (3rd for ₹58,450), Basant ‘Rush99’ Kumar Singh (4th for ₹44,369), Sandeep ‘homelite’ Rajora (5th for ₹30,553), and Sharad ‘zimbawe’ Haridasan (6th for ₹19,926) earned FT payouts.

 

Big Bubble Rush 1.75 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 118

Re-entries – 86

Total Prize Pool – ₹2,04,000

Regular Prize Pool – ₹1,02,000

Bounty Prize Pool – ₹1,02,000

Places Paid – 23

The ₹1.75 Lakhs GTD Big Bubble Rush attracted 204 entries, posting ₹2.04 Lakhs in the prize pool. Shekhar ‘shekhar_singh’ Singh walked away with the lion`s share of the prize money worth ₹39,837 (includes ₹22,187 in bounties) while ‘Deepak006’ placed second for ₹24,626 (includes ₹6,977 in bounties).

Shekhar Singh now has ₹83.57 Lakhs in lifetime online winnings.

Swapnil ‘pokpom1’ Patil (4th for ₹10,690) and Abhishek ‘abhiaum’ Chhajer (6th for ₹9,667) also earned FT payouts.

 

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

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 167

Re-entries – 131

Prize Pool – ₹2,67,000

Places Paid – 36

PokerBaazi`s 9 PM fixture, the ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD 6-Max Holdem Boost, registered 267 entries. Aditya ‘KesarDa’ Kesharwani outlasted them all to collect ₹65,828, while Akshay ‘CallmeAK’ Kapoor placed runner-up for ₹46,190.

Runner-up Akshay Kapoor
Runner-up Akshay Kapoor

 

Last night’s PLO Boost Monster runner-up finisher Priyank ‘Piko1432’ Kothari (3rd for ₹21,992), Nishant ‘stockfull’ Pandey (5th for ₹16,509), and Aayush ‘Goyal0279’ Goyal (6th for ₹13,201) FT-ed the tourney.

 

6 Feet Under Deepstack PLO 25K GTD – Khelo365

Buy-in – ₹550

Entries – 24

Re-entries – 14

Prize Pool – ₹25,000

Places Paid – 4

Khelo365’s ₹25K GTD 6 Feet Under Deepstack paid out four places, and site regular ‘acedealer’ clinched the title and the top prize of ₹11,500. ‘Siliguri’ placed second for ₹6,500.

 

Grinder 2.0 20K GTD – Khelo365

Buy-in – ₹275

Entries – 52

Re-entries – 15

Prize Pool – ₹20,000

Places Paid – 7

The mystery user ‘Hardik24’ added another Khelo365 title to his tally after taking down the ₹20K GTD Grinder 2.0 for ₹7,200.

 

This report was updated at 5:30 PM on 06.05.2021.

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