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Daily Majors: Arun Sriram, Rajat Sharma, Abhijeet Kumar, Debayan Das & Abhishek Goindi Slay the Thursday Flagships

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  • RUPAM THAKUR July 16, 2021
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This entire week has been an action-driven one for MTT players, with Spartan Poker’s ₹30 Crores GTD IOPC July Edition setting the virtual felts on fire. And not just the regs but even the low to mid-stakes players are spoilt for choice with PokerBaazi’s Grinders Series and Adda52’s Nano Poker Series currently underway.

Arun Sriram was Thursday’s top scorer as he won the Adda52 Big Game for a career-best ₹14 Lakhs. Young Gun Sanat Mehrotra finished runner-up.

The June The Millionaire champion Rajat Sharma added a third IOPC title to his poker resume after taking down the IOPC #28 Thursday Prime for ₹7.24 Lakhs.

Abhijeet Kumar and Abhishek Goindi both won a second IOPC title at the ongoing series yesterday. The IOPC #18 – All Rounder winner Abhijeet Kumar took down the IOPC #29 Thursday Spotlight for ₹3.03 Lakhs. Anirudh Reddy banked an equally impressive ₹2.78 Lakhs, courtesy of the heads-up deal.

Poker coach Abhishek Goindi, who had won IOPC #2 – Sunday Prime, captured the IOPC #26 title for ₹1.40 Lakhs.

Debayan Das topped the IOPC #30 All Rounder Deepstack for a personal-best (on Spartan Poker) ₹2.12 Lakhs, besting Tanmay Benara.

Gokul Murugesan, Prateek Ajmani, Juli Kumari, Raghav Ananth, Sankalp Marwah, Janish Jain & Jitendra Gadhwal won the other marquee titles.

Here are the Thursday highlights!

 

Spartan Poker

The 11th edition of the IOPC awarded another six Gold Badges on Thursday.

The biggest guaranteed event on the schedule, the ₹33 Lakhs GTD IOPC #28 Thursday Prime, registered a whopping 949 participants, making for a guarantee-crushing ₹37.96 Lakhs in the prize pool. The June The Millionaire champion Rajat ‘NoPrisoners’ Sharma took down the title for ₹7.24 Lakhs after beating Myanbemo ‘ShootingStar2507’ Ovung (runner-up for ₹4.47 Lakhs) heads-up.

Rajat Sharma
Rajat Sharma

 

Rajat Sharma won his third IOPC title last night and his sixth marquee title of the year, boosting his lifetime winnings to ₹7.42 Crores (₹2.86 Crores in net profits).

The second of the six marquee events at the series, the ₹1.50 Crore GTD IOPC United, kicked off yesterday. Day 1A of the ₹5,500 entry buy-in five-flight event clocked in 512 entries (260 unique, 78 re-entries, and 181 rebuys), and 62 players survived the day`s onslaught. Sahil ‘Captain Falcon’ Mahboobani (209,801), PokerGuru Ambassador Naresh ‘FreeFlow’ Veeravalli (203,745), and IOPC#10 Monday Prime winner Saroj ‘Pepperchino’ Mehta (200,745) bagged the top-three stacks of the day.

Sahil Mahboobani
Sahil Mahboobani

 

The other IOPC event running a starting flight, the ₹25 Lakhs GTD IOPC D’Lite, attracted 857 entrants on Day 1B, and ‘Shyamzs’ (363,822), Siddhanth ‘Liu Kang’ Kapoor (279,584), and Yash ‘Babyshark10’ Chitre (264,645) topped the 73-player surviving field. The event had registered 1,013 entrants on Day 1A.

Siddhanth Kapoor
Siddhanth Kapoor

 

Abhijeet ‘TheSupremeOne’ Kumar became the second player after Abhishek Goindi to win two IOPC titles at the ongoing series. Tuesday`s IOPC #18 – All Rounder winner, Abhijeet Kumar, overcame a 930-entry field in the ₹12.5 Lakhs GTD IOPC #29 Thursday Spotlight to collect ₹3.03 Lakhs. He struck a heads-up deal with Anirudh ‘flash’ Reddy (runner-up for ₹2.78 Lakhs), making it the second consecutive day Reddy missed out on winning an IOPC title.

Abhijeet Kumar
Abhijeet Kumar

 

Abhijeet Kumar cashed another two IOPC events yesterday, collectively earning ₹3.26 Lakhs. With 14 ITM finishes, including two IOPC titles at the ongoing series, he headlines the ₹1 Crore GTD IOPC leaderboard race with 4,295 points. His stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.46 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹49.66 Lakhs

Debayan ‘MonsterD’ Das topped the 627-entry strong field in the ₹10 Lakhs GTD IOPC #30 All Rounder Deepstack to win his first IOPC title and a personal-best (on Spartan Poker) ₹2.12 Lakhs. He chopped the title heads-up with Tanmay ‘PlusEv’ Benara (runner-up for ₹1.85 Lakhs).

Debayan Das
Debayan Das

 

Poker coach Abhishek ‘MambaMentality’ Goindi became the first player to win a second IOPC title in the series. The IOPC #2 – Sunday Prime champion, Goindi, captured his third title of the week after taking down the ₹6.50 Lakhs GTD IOPC #26 for ₹1.40 Lakhs. ‘bigfish12’ secured a runner-up payday worth ₹93,376.

Abhishek Goindi
Abhishek Goindi

 

Abhishek Goindi made another three ITM finishes, cumulatively earning ₹1.86 Lakhs, and sits at #3 in the ₹1 Crore IOPC leaderboard standings with 3,636 points. His stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹2.32 Crores| Lifetime Profits: ₹95.87 Lakhs

Prateek ‘praman11’ Ajmani shipped the ₹5 Lakhs GTD IOPC#27 Monster Stack to win his first IOPC title and a career-best ₹1.36 Lakhs. Ajay ‘gabbarsingh’ Dhayal came second for ₹84,660.

Runner-up Ajay Dhayal
Runner-up Ajay Dhayal

 

The ₹3 Lakhs GTD IOPC #25 was taken down by the user ‘KINGofWISDOM,’ who won ₹75,461 after striking a heads-up deal with Ankit ‘GongZilla’ Singh (runner-up ₹72,382). TLB crusher Bhanu ‘spectre’ Prakash KC placed third for ₹41,003.

Bhanu Prakash KC
Bhanu Prakash KC

 

With Day 5 of the IOPC July Edition in the books, Abhijeet ‘TheSupremeOne’ Kumar headlines the IOPC leaderboard with 4,295 points. TLB crusher Bhanu ‘spectre’ Prakash KC (3,897 points) has moved down to #2 while Abhishek ‘MambaMentality’ Goindi (3,636 points) rounds out the top three in the leaderboard standings.

IOPC July Edition Leaderboard Standings After Day 5

RankPlayerPoints
1Abhijeet 'TheSupremeone' Kumar4,295
2Bhanu 'spectre' Prakash KC3,897
3Abhishek 'MambaMentality' Goindi3,636
4Tanmay 'PlusEv' Benara3,540
5Suraj 'MR.BEAST' N Yadav3,528
6Anuj 'titttoo Tauji' Yadav3,039
7Anirban 'pokenoob' D Das2,856
8Aman 'KarmaPoker' Parakh2,792
9Saroj 'Pepperchino' Mehta2,785
8Chowmeinchodhary2,772

 

PokerBaazi

PokerBaazi’s 8 PM flagship, the ₹15 Lakhs GTD The Summit, brought in a guarantee-crushing 280-entry field, posting an impressive ₹21 Lakhs prize pool (over 40% more than the advertised guarantee). The user ‘barbaad777’ championed the event to win a personal best (on PokerBaazi) ₹4.64 Lakhs while the #10 ranked player of the year Armaan ‘armaan007111’ Kochhar came second for ₹3.25 Lakhs.

Runner-up Armaan Kochhar
Runner-up Armaan Kochhar

 

The winner ‘barbaad777’ now boasts ₹6.43 Lakhs in recorded winnings on PokerBaazi with ₹2.08 Lakhs in site-profits.

The Summit runner-up finisher, Armaan Kochhar, made another four ITM finishes on Thursday, cumulatively earning ₹3.55 Lakhs. His stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹5.16 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.04 Crores | Annual Winnings: ₹1.79 Crores | Annual Profits: ₹38.96 Lakhs

Myron Pereira was another player who booked multiple FT scores last night. He made three deep runs, earning a collective ₹3.55 Lakhs. His ITM finishes include:

Myron Pereira
Myron Pereira

 

> 4th in PokerBaazi’s The Summit for ₹1.55 Lakhs

> 3rd in PokerStars India’s Highroller for ₹1.50 Lakhs

> 17th in Adda52`s Big Game for ₹50,000

Myron Pereira’s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹4.43 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹85.74 Lakhs | Annual Winnings: ₹1.62 Crores | Annual Profits: ₹44.78 Lakhs

PokerGuru Ambassador Laksh Pal Singh also scored three deep runs, adding ₹3.54 Lakhs to his tally. His ITM finishes include:

Laksh Pal Singh
Laksh Pal Singh

 

> 3rd in PokerBaazi’s The Summit for ₹2.09 Lakhs

> 4th in PokerStars India’s Highroller for ₹1.16 Lakhs

> 19th in Spartan Poker’s IOPC #28 – Thursday Prime for ₹28,812

Laksh Pal Singh’s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹7.31 Crores|Lifetime Profits: ₹3.54 Crores|Annual Winnings: ₹2.29 Crores|Annual Profits: ₹1.28 Crores | Ranked #3 on the Annual Leaderboard Standings

The user ‘Ravee007’ topped the 311-entry field in the ₹2 Lakhs GTD Grinders#22 (6-Max) Holdem Boost to collect a site-best ₹68,700. Ashish ‘Imgabru’ Kumar came second for ₹48,205.

Runner-up Ashish Kumar
Runner-up Ashish Kumar

 

Sankalp ‘Wobbegong’ Marwah (Won Night DST ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹43,040), ‘jackoff’ (Won Grinders#23 PLO Boost ₹1.25 Lakhs GTD for ₹35,380), Janish ‘janish1998’ Jain (Afternoon DST ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹35,020), ‘somzprash’ (Won Grinders#24 PLO5 ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹32,330), ‘Messironaldo007’ (Won Grinders#21 6-Max ₹75K GTD for ₹16,620), ‘akash316’ (Won Grinders#20 ₹40K GTD for ₹9,263), and ‘subham0326’ (Won Grinders#19 ₹40K GTD for ₹9,094) won the other PokerBaazi marquees.

Sankalp Marwah
Sankalp Marwah

 

 

PokerStars India

PokerStars India`s Thursday headliner, the ₹10 Lakhs GTD Highroller, saw 181 participants joining the action, making for a profitable ₹12.67 in the prize pool (over 25% more than the advertised guarantee). The user ‘nikunjgarg98’ raced past the competition to win ₹2.51 Lakhs, with the former The Millionaire winner Ayush ‘Kyanaamrakhu’ Garg taking second place for ₹1.94 Lakhs.

Runner-up Ayush Garg
Runner-up Ayush Garg

 

Ayush Garg’s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹4.12 Crores|Lifetime Profits: ₹1.59 Crores

Ranked #1 player of 2021, Manish Lakhotia added ₹1.91 Lakhs to his burgeoning bankroll from four ITM finishes. His two FT finishes included:

Manish Lakhotia
Manish Lakhotia

 

> 7th in PokerBaazi’s The Summit for ₹77,280

> 5th in PokerStars India’s Highroller for ₹89,562

Manish Lakhotia’s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹8.27 Crores|Lifetime Profits: ₹2.98 Crores |Annual Winnings: ₹2.73 Crores|Annual Profits: ₹99.12 Lakhs

The Summer Series Main Event third-place finisher ‘rohhit2’ took down the ₹3 Lakhs GTD The Classic for ₹60,482 after outlasting a field of 168 entrants. ‘amitabh009’ came second for ₹46,567. The champion ‘rohhit2’ also won the ₹60K GTD Afternoon on Stars for ₹17,610, touching ₹15.65 Lakhs in online winnings on PokerStars India (₹9.42 Lakhs in net profit).

‘amminikutty’ (Won Ultrasonic ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD for ₹37,230), ‘Blacknight9769’ (Won Deepstack ₹50K GTD for ₹13,244), and ‘Chinchan0524’ (Won Primetime Grind ₹50K GTD for ₹11,562) championed the other Thursday events on PokerStars India.

 

Adda52

The DOPT June Special champion Arun ‘runyrules’ Sriram has been on a breakout run these last few weeks and hit several milestones on Thursday. He outlasted a field of 182 entrants in the 50 Lakhs GTD Adda52 Big Game to collect a career-best ₹14 Lakhs, becoming the fifth player this year to win the event. Young Gun Sanat ‘mehro2511’ Mehrotra (2nd for ₹8.40 Lakhs) & ‘Oshuri’ (3rd for ₹6.35 Lakhs) secured podium finishes.

Arun Sriram
Arun Sriram

 

This was Sriram’s fourth title win this month and his 12th title victory of the year. His seven-figure haul pushed him across the ₹1 Crore mark in lifetime earnings, also helping him cross ₹50 Lakhs in recorded earnings on Adda52. His stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.08 Crores|Lifetime Profits: ₹23.56 Lakhs

Last night was the first time the Adda52 Big Game ran on a Thursday, digressing from its regular Sunday run as in the previous editions. Also, this was the first time that the site had to fill in overlays worth ₹4.50 Lakhs.

The ₹5 Lakhs GTD Monster Turbo registered 267 entries, collecting ₹6.01 Lakhs in the prize pool. The former Godfather champion Gokul ‘gokul5381’ Murugesan was the last player standing and won ₹1.62 Lakhs. The user ‘charuz’ came second for ₹94,618.

Gokul Murugesan
Gokul Murugesan

 

Adda52`s low to mid-stakes series, the ₹1.50 Crores GTD Nano Poker Series, commenced its run yesterday. The series will run all through July 25. Day 1 of the NPS featured nine events, and eight of them played down to a winner.

The six-flight strong ₹12.5 Lakhs GTD NPS Mini Event registered 169 runners on Day 1A. After the stipulated 29 levels of play, only 27 survived the onslaught. Karan ‘Gogikaran’ Malhotra (229,810), Sahil ‘you3bi4b’ Nair (202,718) and Priya Ranjan ‘priyaranjan2k12’ Das (182,347) bagged the top stacks among the surviving field.

Karan Malhotra
Karan Malhotra

 

Juli ‘Lily8’ Kumari (Won Nano DST ₹1.2 Lakhs GTD for ₹60,826), Raghav ‘mrbean98’ Ananth (Won Nano Godfather ₹3.2 Lakhs GTD for ₹56,621), ‘xxprincessxx’ (Won Nano Thursday Adda ₹1.2 Lakhs GTD for ₹31,200), Jitendra ‘jeet0’ Gadhwal (Won Nano Crack Jack ₹75K GTD for ₹19,210), ‘imtheking’ (Won Nano PLO ₹35K GTD for ₹9,800), & ‘dontknowpoker’ (Won Nano Battleship ₹30K GTD for ₹9,747) won NPS titles on Day 1 of the series.

The other Thursday winners were:

PlayerPrize AmountEventPoker Site
KINGofWISDOM₹75,461IOPC#25 ₹3 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
Ravee007₹68,700Grinders#22 (6-Max) Holdem Boost ₹2 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Juli ‘Lily8’ Kumari₹60,826Nano DST ₹1.2 Lakhs GTDAdda52
rohhit2₹60,482The Classic ₹3 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
Raghav ‘mrbean98’ Ananth₹56,621Nano Godfather ₹3.2 Lakhs GTDAdda52
Sankalp ‘Wobbegong’ Marwah₹43,040Night DST ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
amminikutty₹37,230Ultrasonic ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
jackoff₹35,380Grinders#23 PLO Boost ₹1.25 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Janish ‘janish1998’ Jain₹35,020Afternoon DST ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
Tangled₹34,500The Closer ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDGoodPoker
somzprash₹32,330Grinders#24 PLO5 ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
xxprincessxx₹31,200Nano Thursday Adda ₹1.2 Lakhs GTDAdda52
Jitendra ‘jeet0’ Gadhwal₹19,210Nano Crack Jack ₹75K GTDAdda52
rohit2₹17,610Afternoon on Stars ₹60K GTDPokerStars India
Messironaldo007₹16,620Grinders#21 6-Max ₹75K GTDPokerBaazi
Sumitpn2₹13,800Hitman PLO ₹30K GTDKhelo365
Blacknight9769₹13,244Deepstack ₹50K GTDPokerStars India
Chinchan0524₹11,562Primetime Grind ₹50K GTDPokerStars India
imtheking₹9,800Nano PLO ₹35K GTDAdda52
dontknowpoker₹9,747Nano Battleship ₹30K GTDAdda52
akash316₹9,263Grinders#20 ₹40K GTDPokerBaazi
subham0326₹9,094Grinders#19 ₹40K GTDPokerBaazi

 

IOPC United 1.5 Crores GTD – Day 1A – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹5,500

Entries – 260

Re-entries – 78

Rebuys – 181

Survivors – 62

The second of the six marquee events at the ongoing IOPC series, the ₹1.50 Crores GTD IOPC United, kicked off at 7 PM last night. The event ran until 11:38 PM, with the 512-entry starting field (260 unique, 78 re-entries, and 181 rebuys) whittling down to 62 runners.

The Millionaire runner-up finisher Sahil ‘Captain Falcon’ Mahboobani (209,801) bagged the day-end chip lead with the former The Millionaire champion, PokerGuru Ambassador Naresh ‘FreeFlow’ Veeravalli (203,745), and IOPC#10 Monday Prime winner Saroj ‘Pepperchino’ Mehta (200,745) rounding out the top three stacks of the day.

Wednesday’s IOPC#24 All Rounder (Boost) winner Goonjan ‘gmtesting’ Mall (188,521), the IOPC #28 Thursday Prime champion Rajat ‘NoPrisoners’ Sharma (131,223), IOPC – The Crown champion PokerGuru Ambassador Laksh ‘LuckyBhai$’ Pal Singh (128,458) were the other notables on the top 10 survivors list.

2nd in Chips Naresh Veeravalli
2nd in Chips Naresh Veeravalli

 

Top 10 Chip Counts at the End of Day 1A

  1. Sahil ‘Captain Falcon’ Mahboobani – 209,801
  2. Naresh ‘FreeFlow’ Veeravalli – 203,745
  3. Saroj ‘Pepperchino’ Mehta – 200,745
  4. Goonjan ‘gmtesting’ Mall – 188,521
  5. Pokerispain – 162,815
  6. phoenixx – 161,847
  7. The Flying Indian – 160,645
  8. shanky2507 – 155,141
  9. Rajat ‘NoPrisoners’ Sharma – 131,223
  10. Laksh ‘LuckyBhai$’ Pal Singh – 128,458

 

Adda52 Big Game 50 Lakhs GTD – Adda52

Buy-in – ₹27,500

Entries – 120

Re-entries – 62

Prize Pool – ₹50,00,000

Places Paid – 19

It was a massive Thursday on Adda52 with the site hosting its ₹50 Lakhs GTD Adda52 Big Game with an entry buy-in of ₹27,500. The event has run almost monthly since January, when it made its debut as part of the site`s January Suit-Up promotion. It has, over the months, crowned champions in Rahul Jain (January), Young Gun Arsh Grover (February), Vishal Singh (April), and Goonjan Mall (May).

Usually a Sunday attraction, the tournament made a Thursday run for the first time last night. Only 182 players ponied up the ₹27,500 entry buy-in, resulting in a glaring overlay worth ₹4.50 Lakhs – the first time, the Big Game failed to breach its guarantee.

The play culminated just before 6 AM today with the DOPT June Special champion Arun ‘runyrules’ Sriram coming out on top to collect a career-best ₹14 Lakhs. Young Gun Sanat mehro2511 Mehrotra placed second for ₹8.40 Lakhs.

The Adda52 Big Game is Sriram’s fourth title win of the month and boosted his lifetime winnings to ₹1.08 Crore, which includes over ₹50 Lakhs in recorded earnings on Adda52.

For Sanat Mehrotra, the runner-up finish is the fourth time he has made a top-three finish in the event.

PokerGuru Ambassador Vivek ‘Vivek94540’ Singh (5th for ₹3.13 Lakhs) and Neeraj ‘neeraj2828 Bajaj (6th for ₹2.25 Lakhs) were among the known players who made it to the six-max FT.

Only the top 19 got paid, and the payouts list included Manish ‘manurathi’ Rathi (8th for ₹1.38 Lakhs), Guneet ‘guntz’ Kwatra (10th for ₹92,500), Karan ‘JUNIOR11’ Kapur (11th for ₹92,500), Vishnu ‘violator’ Khandelwal (15th for ₹72,500), Myron ‘zzzzz369’ Pereira (17th for ₹50,000), Raghav ‘balugawhale’ Bansal (18th for ₹50,000) & Sagar ‘alwaysnutz’ Choudhury (19th for ₹50,000).

Runner-up Sanat Mehrotra
Runner-up Sanat Mehrotra

 

Final Table Results

  1. Arun ‘runyrules’ Sriram – ₹14,00,000
  2. Sanat ‘mehro2511’ Mehrotra – ₹8,40,000
  3. Oshuri – ₹6,35,000
  4. Fylperus – ₹4,50,000
  5. Vivek ‘Vivek94540’ Singh – ₹3,12,500
  6. Neeraj ‘neeraj2828 Bajaj – ₹2,25,000

 

IOPC #28 Thursday Prime 33 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹4,400

Entries – 424

Re-entries – 210

Re-buys – 315

Prize Pool – ₹37,96,000

Places Paid – 95

The flagship IOPC event of the day, the ₹33 Lakhs GTD IOPC #28 Thursday Prime, found a worthy champion in June The Millionaire champion Rajat ‘NoPrisoners’ Sharma, who took away ₹7.24 Lakhs in cash prize after besting Myanbemo ‘ShootingStar2507’ Ovung (runner-up for ₹4.47 Lakhs) in the heads-up play.

The event clocked in 949 contestants who bought in for ₹4,400 to create a guarantee-crushing ₹37.96 Lakhs prize pool (over 15% surplus). The 8 PM tourney culminated at 5:05 AM, and the top 95 places finished ITM.

Saransh ‘iammrmeeseeks’ Garg (4th for ₹2.44 Lakhs), PokerGuru Ambassador Vishal ‘CrownUpJr’ Bajaj (5th for ₹1.94 Lakhs), Akansha ‘akanshasehgal’ Sehgal (6th for ₹1.51 Lakhs), PokerGuru Staking’s Ashish ‘Donkey 07’ Munot (7th for ₹1.10 Lakhs), and Siddharth ‘cooking_nuts’ Gangwar (8th for ₹75,237) also FT-ed the tourney.

Final Table Results

  1. Rajat ‘NoPrisoners’ Sharma – ₹7,24,277
  2. Myanbemo ‘ShootingStar2507’ Ovung – ₹4,47,168
  3. Mutemath – ₹3,19,623
  4. Saransh ‘iammrmeeseeks’ Garg – ₹2,44,842
  5. Vishal ‘CrownUpJr’ Bajaj – ₹1,93,976
  6. Akansha ‘akanshasehgal’ Sehgal – ₹1,51,081
  7. Ashish ‘Donkey 07’ Munot – ₹1,10,084
  8. Siddharth ‘cooking_nuts’ Gangwar – ₹75,237

 

IOPC D’Lite 25 Lakhs GTD – Day 1B – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹550

Entries – 431

Re-entries – 92

Rebuys – 334

Survivors – 73

The ₹25 Lakhs GTD D’lite, running as part of the ongoing IOPC, registered 857 entries (431 unique, 92 re-entries, and 334 rebuys) on Day 1B and 73 players advanced to Day 2.

‘Shyamzs’ (363,822), Siddhanth ‘Liu Kang’ Kapoor (279,584), and Yash ‘Babyshark10′ Chitre (264,645) bagged the top stacks of the day.

Shalabh ‘shalabhpoker’ Bansal (254,468), Piyush ‘anCap’ Ravi (202,713), Young Gun Anuj ‘tittoo Tauji’ Yadav (171,191), and Abhiroop ‘Ron007′ Gupta (165,896) also made the top 10 chip count`s list.

Top 10 Chip Counts at the End of Day 1B

  1. Shyamzs – 363,822
  2. Siddhanth ‘Liu Kang’ Kapoor – 279,584
  3. Yash’ Babyshark10′ Chitre – 264,645
  4. Shalabh ‘shalabhpoker’ Bansal – 254,468
  5. SoJaoBhaiya – 222,597
  6. Piyush ‘anCap’ Ravi – 202,713
  7. Anuj ‘tittoo Tauji’ Yadav – 171,191
  8. Abhiroop ‘Ron007’ Gupta – 165,896
  9. abhishekjohn84 – 160,754
  10. Kingerb – 151,471

 

The Summit 15 Lakhs GTD – PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹8,250

Entries – 136

Re-entries – 144

Prize Pool – ₹21,00,000

Places Paid – 36

A 280-player field, a mammoth ₹21 Lakhs prize pool, and eight-long hour intense action! All these happened last night in PokerBaazi’s ₹15 Lakhs GTD The Summit.

The mystery user ‘barbaad777’ walked away with the title and ₹4.64 in prize money. PokerStars India’s Star of the Month – February, the #10 ranked player of the year, Armaan ‘Armaan007’ Kochhar, finished runner-up for ₹3.25 Lakhs.

The winner ‘barbaad777’ now boasts ₹6.43 Lakhs in recorded winnings on PokerBaazi, with ₹2.08 Lakhs in site-profits.

The Summit runner-up finisher, Armaan Kochhar, made another four ITM finishes, cumulatively earning ₹3.55 Lakhs.

IOPC – The Crown champion PokerGuru Ambassador Laksh ‘boomtlt23’ Pal Singh (3rd for ₹2.09 Lakhs), Highroller third-place finisher Myron ‘priyankAAchoprAA’ Pereira (4th for ₹1.55 Lakhs), Akshat ‘takingcuntrol’ Sharma (4th for ₹1.16 Lakhs), IOPC #11 – Monday Spotlight runner-up finisher Guruprasad ‘fish_calling’ Gupta (6th for ₹93,030), and the #1 ranked player of the year Manish ‘thekid’ Lakhotia (7th for ₹77,280) also FT-ed the tourney.

Final Table Results

  1. barbaad777 – ₹4,63,890
  2. Armaan ‘Armaan007’ Kochhar – ₹3,25,500
  3. Laksh ‘boomtlt23’ Pal Singh – ₹2,09,370
  4. Myron ‘priyankAAchoprAA’ Pereira – ₹1,54,980
  5. Akshat ‘takingcuntrol’ Sharma – ₹1,16,340
  6. Guruprasad ‘fish_calling’ Gupta – ₹93,030
  7. Manish ‘thekid’ Lakhotia – ₹77,280

 

IOPC #29 Thursday Spotlight 12.50 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹2,200

Entries – 407

Re-entries – 145

Re-buys – 378

Prize Pool – ₹18,60,000

Places Paid – 79

The IOPC #18 All Rounder champion Abhijeet ‘TheSupremeOne’ Kumar secured his second IOPC Gold Badge of the series after taking down the ₹12.50 Lakhs GTD IOPC #29 Thursday Spotlight for ₹3.03 Lakhs.

Abhijeet Kumar cashed another two IOPC events yesterday, collectively earning ₹3.26 Lakhs. With 14 ITM finishes, including two IOPC titles at the ongoing series, he headlines the ₹1 Crore GTD IOPC leaderboard race with 4,295 points.

The IOPC #24 – All Rounder runner-up finisher Anirudh Reddy missed the IOPC badge for the second day in a row. He chopped the top prize heads-up with Abhijeet Kumar to collect ₹2.78 Lakhs.

The 9:30 PM event registered 930 contestants who bought in for ₹2,200, and 79 places got paid a share of the ₹18.60 Lakhs prize pool.

Monday`s IOPC#12 and The Big Show champion, Vinay ‘BeepBeepImaJeep’ Rajpal (3rd for ₹1.60 lakhs), Arjun ‘lol this guy’ Pasricha (4th for ₹1.25 Lakhs), Achintya ‘Achu1406’ Acharya (5th for ₹98,022), FTS 2.0 Main Event champion Young Gun Siddharth ‘Ari Tribbiani’ Karia (6th for ₹77,004), and Vinay ‘ConCrete’ B (8th for ₹39,804) also FT-ed the event.

Runner-up Anirudh Reddy
Anirudh Reddy

 

Final Table Results

  1. Abhijeet ‘TheSupremeOne’ Kumar – ₹3,02,793*
  2. Anirudh ‘flash’ Reddy – ₹2,78,085*
  3. Vinay ‘BeepBeepImaJeep’ Rajpal – ₹1,60,332
  4. Arjun ‘lol this guy’ Pasricha – ₹1,24,992
  5. Achintya ‘Achu1406’ Acharya – ₹98,022
  6. Siddharth ‘Ari Tribbiani’ Karia – ₹77,004
  7. Chen_Khulli_Ki_Maiin – ₹57,474
  8. Vinay ‘ConCrete’ Bk – ₹39,804

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

NPS Mini Main Event 12.5 Lakhs GTD – Day 1A – Adda52

Buy-in – ₹990

Entries – 110

Re-entries – 59

Survivors – 27

The ₹1.50 Crore GTD Nano Poker Series (NPS) got out of the starting blocks yesterday, and one of the biggest draws was the ₹12.5 Lakhs GTD NPS Mini Main Event. The first of its six starting flights, Day 1A, drew 169 runners. At the end of the stipulated 29 levels of play, only 27 players survived the onslaught.

Karan ‘Gogikaran’ Malhotra (229,810), Sahil ‘you3bi4b’ Nair (202,718), Priya Ranjan ‘priyaranjan2k12’ Das (182,347), Sacheen ‘chiefisback’ Ramchandani (134,146), Chaitanya ‘crylighter’ Dhingra (109,739), Kapil ‘pokerkingsachin’ Chaudhary (96,856), and Chandan ‘darkfish15’ Arora (95,213) bagged the top stacks.

Top 10 Chip Counts at the End of Day 1A

  1. Karan ‘Gogikaran’ Malhotra – 229,810
  2. Sahil ‘you3bi4b’ Nair – 202,718
  3. Priya Ranjan ‘priyaranjan2k12’ Das – 182,347
  4. hg670 – 166,461
  5. Checkthat – 152,517
  6. Sacheen ‘chiefisback’ Ramchandani – 134,146
  7. Chaitanya ‘crylighter’ Dhingra – 109,739
  8. jayztheone – 99,664
  9. Kapil ‘pokerkingsachin’ Chaudhary – 96,856
  10. Chandan ‘darkfish15’ Arora – 95,213

 

Highroller 10 Lakhs GTD PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹7,700

Entries – 101

Re-entries – 80

Prize Pool – ₹12,67,000

Places Paid – 23

The mystery user ‘nikunjgarg98’ locked horns with the former Millionaire champion Ayush ‘Kyanaamrakhu’ Garg in the heads-up showdown in PokerStars India’s ₹10 Lakhs GTD Highroller. In the end, ‘nikunjgarg98’ came out victorious, taking home a ₹2.51 Lakhs top prize, while Ayush Garg settled for a ₹1.94 Lakhs runner-up payout.

The tourney wrangled in 181 participants, posting a guarantee-smashing ₹12.67 Lakhs prize pool. The top 23 runners made it in the money.

Myron ‘khAAbib’ Pereira (3rd for ₹1.50 Lakhs), PokerGuru Ambassador Laksh ‘B00MTilt23’ Pal Singh (4th for ₹1.15 Lakhs), Manish Lakhotia (5th for ₹89,562), Nitin ‘Mickyn34’ Gupta (6th for ₹69,197), PokerGuru Ambassador Akshay ‘LalaSaab’ Kapoor (7th for ₹53,463), Aditya ‘ukid767’ Singh (8th for ₹41,306), and Deepesh ‘deep12322’ Raka (9th for ₹33,885) also earned final table paydays.

Final Table Results

  1. nikunjgarg98 – ₹2,51,346
  2. Ayush ‘Kyanaamrakhu’ Garg – ₹1,94,194
  3. Myron ‘khAAbib’ Pereira – ₹1,50,037
  4. Laksh ‘B00MTilt23’ Pal Singh – ₹1,15,921
  5. Manish ‘theoldestkid’ Lakhotia – ₹89,562
  6. Nitin ‘Mickyn34’ Gupta – ₹69,197
  7. Akshay ‘LalaSaab’ Kapoor – ₹53,463
  8. Aditya ‘ukid767’ Singh – ₹41,306
  9. Deepesh ‘deep12322’ Raka – ₹33,885

 

IOPC #30 All Rounder Deepstack 10 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹2,200

Entries – 296

Re-entries – 98

Re-buys – 233

Prize Pool – ₹12,54,000

Places Paid – 55

The former Recharge champion Debayan ‘MonsterD’ Das won his first IOPC Gold Badge after taking down the ₹10 Lakhs GTD IOPC #30 All Rounder Deepstack for ₹2.12 Lakhs. Before sealing the title, Das agreed to a heads-up chop with Tanmay ‘PlusEv’ Benara (runner-up for ₹1.85 Lakhs).

Debayan Das had placed fifth in the IOPC Wednesday Spotlight only a day before and touched ₹37.76 Lakhs in tracked online earnings after last night`s win.

Rohit ‘Madmoney007’ Singh (3rd for ₹1.11 Lakhs) Anshul ‘bluefloyd’ Garg (6th for ₹54,925), Advait ‘GTfO18’ Rajguru (7th for ₹40,880), and Young Gun Shardul ‘Faucet Failure’ Parthasarathi (8th for ₹29,594) also FT-ed the event.

Final Table Results

  1. Debayan ‘MonsterD’ Das – ₹2,12,241*
  2. Tanmay ‘PlusEv’ Benara – ₹1,85,277*
  3. Rohit ‘Madmoney007’ Singh – ₹1,11,481
  4. avi098x – ₹90,163
  5. IAmTheBe$t – ₹71,352
  6. Anshul ‘bluefloyd’ Garg – ₹54,925
  7. Advait ‘GTfO18’ Rajguru – ₹40,880
  8. Shardul ‘Faucet Failure’ Parthasarathi – ₹29,594

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

IOPC#26 6.50 Lakhs GTD Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹1,650

Entries – 218

Re-entries – 72

Re-buys – 177

Prize Pool – ₹7,00,500

Places Paid – 39

The IOPC #2 – Sunday Prime winner Abhishek ‘MambaMentality’ Goindi became the first player to win a second IOPC Gold Badge at the ongoing series after taking down the ₹6.50 Lakhs GTD IOPC#26 for ₹1.40 Lakhs. The Spartan Poker user ‘bigfish12’ stood second for ₹93,376.

Abhishek Goindi picked up two more deep runs, raking in 1.86 Lakhs in cumulative winnings. and is currently ranked #3 in the ₹1 Crore IOPC leaderboard standings. His Thursday ITM finishes include:

> 1st in Spartan Poker’s IOPC#26 for ₹1,40,450

> 11th in PokerBaazi’s The Summit for ₹33,810

> 24th in Spartan Poker’s IOPC#29 Thursday Spotlight for ₹11,346

The ₹1,650 buy-in event locked in 467 entrants, collecting a ₹7 Lakhs prize pool.

IOPC#10 Monday Prime winner Saroj ‘Pepperchino’ Mehta (3rd for ₹68,299), IOPC#1 Launch Party champion Suraj ‘MR.BEAST’ N Yadav (4th for ₹55,129), Bhavit ‘HarveyHomes’ Jain (6th for ₹32,713), Rising Star Aman ‘Karmapoker’ Parakh (7th for ₹24,027), and Kushagra ‘The Unconventional’ Mehta (8th for ₹17,652), also FT-ed the event.

Final Table Results

  1. Abhishek ‘MambaMentality’ Goindi – ₹1,40,450
  2. bigfish12 – ₹93,376
  3. Saroj ‘Pepperchino’ Mehta – ₹68,299
  4. Suraj ‘MR.BEAST’ N Yadav – ₹55,129
  5. arjkhandelwal – ₹43,221
  6. Bhavit ‘HarveyHomes’ Jain – ₹32,713
  7. Aman ‘Karmapoker’ Parakh – ₹24,027
  8. Kushagra ‘The Unconventional’ Mehta – ₹17,652

 

Monster Turbo 5 Lakhs GTD – Adda52

Buy-in – ₹2,500

Entries – 158

Re-entries – 109

Prize Pool – ₹6,00,752

Places Paid – 27

The ₹5 Lakhs GTD Monster Turbo ran from 9.30 PM to 2.24 AM, with 267 players vying for the title. A profitable ₹6.01 Lakhs prize pool was distributed among the final 27 finishers.

The former Godfather champion Gokul ‘gokul5381’ Murugesan shipped his first title of the year for ₹1.62 Lakhs. ‘charuz’ placed runner-up for ₹94,618.

The win has improved Gokul Murugesan’s lifetime scorecard to ₹22.91 Lakhs.

Rishabh ‘rish1994’ Malik (4th for ₹52,566), PokerGuru Ambassador Mithun ‘themiths’ Mahesh (5th for ₹36,045), Anmolraj Singh ‘anmolrajy’ Chawla (6th for ₹25,532), Haider ‘donktown22’ Madraswala (7th for ₹19,524), and Young Gun Shardul ‘vamos96’ Parthasarathi (9th for ₹12,015) also FT-ed the event.

Final Table Results

  1. Gokul ‘gokul5381’ Murugesan – ₹1,62,203
  2. charuz – ₹94,618
  3. kingsup84 – ₹72,090
  4. Rishabh ‘rish1994’ Malik – ₹52,566
  5. Mithun ‘themiths’ Mahesh – ₹36,045
  6. Anmol ‘anmolrajy’ Chawla – ₹25,532
  7. Haider ‘donktown22’ Madraswala – ₹19,524
  8. PunYaLan – ₹15,019
  9. Shardul ‘vamos96’ Parthasarathi – ₹12,015

 

IOPC#25 3 Lakhs GTD Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹660

Entries – 330

Re-entries – 112

Re-buys – 339

Prize Pool – ₹4,68,600

Places Paid – 63

Spartan Poker’s ₹3 Lakhs GTD IOPC#25 registered 781 entries, leading to a prize pool collection of ₹4.69 Lakhs.

After nearly seven hours of play, the mystery user ‘KINGofWISDOM’ shipped the event for ₹75,461, following a heads-up deal with Ankit ‘GongZilla’ Singh (runner-up for ₹72,382). The champion now has site-cashes worth ₹8.68 Lakhs on Spartan Poker.

Leaderboard crusher Bhanu ‘spectre’ Prakash KC (3rd for ₹41,003) was the only other notable name on the FT.

 

The Classic 3 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹1,650

Entries – 102

Re-entries – 66

Prize Pool – ₹3,00,000

Places Paid – 20

Running from 9:30 PM to 2:30 AM, PokerStars India’s ₹3 Lakhs GTD The Classic attracted 168 entrants, overlaying 48,000.

The Summer Series Main Event third-place finisher ‘rohhit2’ won the event for ₹60,482, while ‘amitabh009’ finished runner-up for ₹46,567. The champion also shipped the ₹60K GTD Afternoon on Stars for ₹17,610, raking in ₹78,092 in Thursday earnings.

The player has accumulated ₹15.65 Lakhs in online winnings on PokerStars India (₹9.42 Lakhs in net profits).

Bharath ‘hzgod’ Kumar (5th for ₹21,253), Vaibhav ‘vaibsss’ Bhatia (6th for ₹16,364), Sanish ‘sneakysani’ Chhabra (7th for ₹12,599) & Harsh ‘kakori kabab’ Dembla (8th for ₹9,700) also FT-ed the event.

 

Grinders#22 (6-Max) Holdem Boost ₹2 Lakhs GTD PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 179

Re-entries – 132

Prize Pool – ₹3,11,000

Places Paid – 36

The user ‘Ravee007′ topped the 311-entry field in the ₹2 Lakhs GTD Grinders#22 (6-Max) Holdem Boost for ₹68,700. IOPC#17 Tuesday Spotlight champion Ashish ‘Imgabru’ Kumar came second for ₹48,205.

Rafiq’ Mrkhan’ Khan (4th for ₹22,952) & Ram ‘mowgumotu’ Kakkar (6th for ₹17,229) also FT-ed the event.

 

The Closer 1.5 Lakhs GTD – GoodPoker

Buy-in – ₹1,000

Entries – 74

Re-entries – 52

Prize Pool – ₹1,50,000

Places Paid – 19

The user ‘Tangled’ topped the 126-entry field in GoodPoker’s ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD The Closer, taking home the ₹34,500 top prize. ‘chhiku’ placed runner-up for ₹24,750.

 

Warrior Arena 1 Lakh GTD Bounty RE – PokerDangal

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 70

Rebuys – 23

Prize Pool – ₹1,00,000

Places Paid – 15

PokerDangal’s Warrior Arena filled in an overlay shortfall of ₹7,000 after registering 93 participants. ‘Lavekumar’ shipped the event for ₹24,000, with ‘VTN3COB’ placing runner-up for ₹17,500.

Devvrat Singh ‘Kinghyper’ Kaurav came third for ₹12,750.

 

Hitman PLO ₹30K GTD Khelo365

Buy-in – ₹550

Entries – 22

Re-entries – 14

Prize Pool – ₹30,000

Places Paid – 4

Khelo365`s ₹30K GTD Hitman was taken down by ‘Sumitpn2,‘ who fired two bullets to champion the event for ₹13,800, just as ‘Anna93’ placed runner-up for ₹7,800.

 

This report was updated at 8:30 PM on 16.7.2021.

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