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Daily Majors: Gaurav Sood, Shardul Parthasarathi, Arjanveer Singh, & Manish Lakhotia Crush the Thursday Flagships

Gaurav Sood, Shardul Parthasarathi, Arjanveer Singh, Manish Lakhotia
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  • Namita Ghosh October 22, 2021
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We’re heading into one of the most exciting weekends of the year, with India’s biggest-ever online tournament, PokerBaazi’s ₹5 Crores GTD EndBoss to name its second champion! The event played out its second starting flight on Thursday, drawing a more extensive 877-entry field. 102 of them bagged stacks for Day 2, with the former IOPC Blaze of Glory champion Harshad Barve (373,000) leading the pack. Jaideep Sajwan (350,000) and Kaushik Tibrewal (309,000) carried forward subsequent top stacks.

Young Gun Shardul Parthasarathi lapped up the day’s single-biggest score in Spartan Poker’s The Big Deal, chopping the title heads-up with Nitin Arora (2nd for ₹6.68 Lakhs) to collect ₹6.79 Lakhs.

However, towering over everyone else was the winningest player on our tracked database, Young Gun Gaurav Sood. The dentist turned poker pro consolidated his domination on the annual leaderboard standings with two top finishes and ₹8.66 Lakhs in collective earnings. Sood won Adda52`s Godfather for the second time last night for ₹6.13 Lakhs. He posted another two ITM finishes, placing fifth in Spartan Poker’s The Big Deal for ₹2.36 Lakhs and 14th in PokerStars India’s Highroller for ₹18,406. Sahil Mahboobani came second in Godfather for ₹3.63 Lakhs.

Spartan Poker`s Trending Thursday was taken down by ‘RexxarF’ for ₹4.03 Lakhs, while PokerGuru Ambassador Arjanveer Singh ‘bazzingaa’ Chadha finished runner-up for ₹2.68 Lakhs. Chadha also placed third in PokerStars India’s Highroller for ₹1.34 Lakhs, adding ₹4.01 Lakhs through the day.

Young Gun Karan Radia trounced a 158-player field in PokerStars India’s Highroller to win ₹2.23 Lakhs, beating ‘Rjnshpl’ (2nd for ₹1.73 Lakhs) to the finish line.

On a day when most of the top guns fired, how could Manish Lakhotia be left behind. The #2 ranked player of the year, Lakhotia won Adda52`s Monster Turbo 5L for ₹1.57 Lakhs, beating ‘darkpoisoner94’ (2nd for ₹91,783) heads up. Lakhotia posted another two ITM finishes, placing sixth in Godfather for ₹87,500 and ninth in Trending Thursday for ₹42,009, registering ₹2.87 Lakhs overall.

Aditya Singh Punn, Abdul Rashid Shaikh, Mayank Thakkar, and Clinton Tavares shipped the other marquee tournaments.

Here are the Thursday highlights.

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Spartan Poker

Spartan Poker, as always, laid out an exhilarating Thursday lineup of MTT`s with The Big Deal and Trending Thursday manning the primetime slots.

The ₹30 Lakhs GTD The Big Deal, despite its steep-ish ₹22,000 buy-in, performed better than last week, collecting a ₹31.20 Lakhs prize pool from a 156-entry field. The recent Sunday Highroller champion, Young Gun Shardul ‘Caribbean Flex’ Parthasarathi, decimated the competition, eventually agreeing to a heads-up chop to win ₹6.79 Lakhs. Another Sunday title winner, the BSS Sprint champion Nitin ‘Demogorgon’ Arora, bagged ₹6.68 Lakhs in second place, courtesy of the deal.

Shardul Parthasarathi
Shardul Parthasarathi


Shardul Parthasarathi`s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹4.80 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.98 Crores | Titles Won in 2021: #9

The ₹18 Lakhs GTD Trending Thursday wrangled in 402 entries, collecting a ₹20.10 Lakhs prize pool. The user ‘RexxarF’ proved the eventual champion and pocketed a winner’s cheque of ₹4.03 Lakhs, with PokerGuru Ambassador Arjanveer Singh ‘bazzingaa’ Chadha missing out in second place for ₹2.68 Lakhs.

Arjanveer Singh Chadha
Arjanveer Singh Chadha


The champion ‘RexxarF’ boosted their recorded winnings on Spartan Poker to ₹5.83 Lakhs after the win, touching ₹3.34 Lakhs in site profits.

The Chandigarh-based Arjanveer Singh Chadha was in the reckoning to win the title in PokerStars India’s Highroller as well. He placed third in the event for ₹1.34 Lakhs, collectively adding ₹4.01 Lakhs.

His top finishes include:

> 2nd in the TrendingThursday for ₹2.68 Lakhs

> 3rd in the Highroller for ₹1.33 Lakhs

Arjanveer Singh Chadha`s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹8.24 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹2.85 Crores | Annual Winnings: ₹2.63 Crores | Annual Profits: ₹65.14 Lakhs | Ranked #8 in the Annual Leaderboard Standings

‘GulzarSahab’ (Won Night Rider – DeepStack Turbo ₹2 Lakhs GTD for ₹46,500), Abdul “DUBAIFISH” Rashid Shaikh (Won Ultimate 4 Card PLO 1 Lakh GTD for ₹34,375), ‘OfcourseOfcourse’ (Won Epic ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹24,240), Mayank ‘Mayank9894t’ Thakkar (Won The Centurion ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹20,732), ‘Aceking888’ (Won Epic – 6 Card PLO ₹25K GTD for ₹8,635) and ‘Betelgeuse’ (Won Striker ₹18K GTD for ₹4,476) won the other Thursday marquees.



After a slow start on Wednesday, PokerBaazi`s ₹5 Crores GTD EndBoss did relatively better last night, logging in 877 entries (651 unique and 226 re-entries) on Day 1B. The event ran through the same five hours of play, and 102 players carried stacks to Day 2. Headlining the survivors was the IOPC Blaze of Glory winner Harshad ‘Omglukbox’ Barve (373,000), followed by Jaideep ‘GoneClubbing’ Sajwan (350,000), and Kaushik ‘Kaushik1989’ Tibrewal (309,000).

Harshad Barve
Harshad Barve


Young Gun Kanchan ‘Kanchansharma’ Sharma (307,000), Sreekanth ‘n0thing’ Narayan (293,000), Adarsh ‘Lazygamer007’ Subham (292,000), Shrey ‘Kingsb30’ Baj (290,000), Arman ‘Qbranch’ Khan (268,000), ‘sushantpar’ (262,000), and Rajaji ‘Mymaa’ Narendra Prajapati (254,000) made the day-end top 10 chip count’s list.

Like the day before, PokerBaazi skipped running the Thursday flagship, The Summit.

The ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD Holdem Boost saw Aditya ‘gooner67’ Singh Punn overcoming the 275-entry field to win ₹60,748. Tanay ‘TanayParekh’ Parekh finished runner-up for ₹42,625.

‘Don903’ (Won Daily Night SPRINT ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹59,808), ‘AK47_’ (Won Daily Afternoon SPRINT ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹27,884), ‘ssssss’ (Won PLO5 Boost ₹50K GTD for ₹13,968), ‘swAAmi’ (Won PLO Daily ₹40K GTD for ₹11,544), and ‘sanskrit’ (Won 5-Max Daily ₹50K GTD for ₹9,743) shipped the other Thursday marquees on PokerBaazi.


PokerStars India

PokerStars India ₹10 Lakhs GTD Highroller obliterated its listed guarantee by ₹1.06 Lakhs after 158 participants bought in for ₹7,700. Young Gun Karan ‘The AnnihiIator’ Radia was the last player standing and won ₹2.22 Lakhs after prevailing over ‘Rjnshpl’ (2nd for ₹1.72 Lakhs) in heads-up play.

Karan Radia
Karan Radia


Karan Radia’s PokerStars India stats: Site Winnings: ₹1.47 Crores | Site Profits: ₹56.69 Lakhs

The ₹2 Lakhs GTD Deepstack featuring a ₹1,375 buy-in registered 158 entrants, falling a paltry two entries short of breaking even. ‘raghav1990’ shipped the event to collect ₹49,185, with Chaitanya ‘crylighter’ Dhingra placing runner-up for ₹27,622.

Runner-up Chaitanya Dhingra
Runner-up Chaitanya Dhingra


‘gkgauravk8’ (Won Ultrasonic ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹37,073), Clinton ‘Clinton Tavares’ Tavares (Won The Sprinter ₹50K GTD for ₹19,582), ‘uncrypted’ (Won Afternoon on Stars ₹60K GTD for ₹17,818), ‘Chinchan0524’ (Won Bigstack Turbo ₹70K GTD for ₹15,562), ‘king99911’ (Won Primetime Grind ₹50K GTD for ₹10,415), and Sanchit ‘devilsanchit’ Anand (Won Deepstack ₹50K GTD for ₹10,164) took down the other PokerStars India marquees.



Young Gun Gaurav ‘gauravarod’ Sood was among the breakout performers yesterday. The 2020 leaderboard topper is yet again dominating the annual charts. With performances like the one he displayed last night, no wonder he is ranked #1 on both the winnings and profits rankings!

Gaurav Sood
Gaurav Sood


The dentist-turned-poker pro registered an emphatic win in Adda52’s ₹25 Lakhs GTD Godfather for ₹6.13 Lakhs, beating out Sahil ‘imhighishove’ Mahboobani (2nd for ₹3.63 Lakhs) for the title. This is the second time Sood has won the Godfather title, with his first title win coming on February 11 this year.

Runner-up Sahil Mahboobani
Runner-up Sahil Mahboobani


Gaurav Sood posted another two deep runs to make away with ₹8.66 Lakhs in cumulative earnings.

His ITM finishes include:

> 1st in Godfather for ₹6.13 Lakhs

> 5th in The Big Deal for ₹2.36 Lakhs

> 14th in Highroller for ₹18,406

Gaurav Sood`s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹10.46 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹5.38 Crores | Annual Winnings: ₹3.76 Crores | Annual Profits: ₹1.86 Crores

The two-time Millionaire champion, Manish Lakhotia, raced past a 259-entry field in the ₹5 Lakhs GTD Monster Turbo to win ₹1.57 Lakhs. He scored in two more events, raking in ₹2.86 Lakhs in Thursday winnings.

Manish Lakhotia
Manish Lakhotia


His ITM finishes include:

> 1st in Monster Turbo 5L for ₹1.57 Lakhs

> 6th in Adda52’s Godfather for ₹87,500

> 9th in Spartan Poker’s Trending Thursday for ₹42,009

Manish Lakhotia`s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹9.15 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹3.04 Crores | Annual Winnings: ₹3.61 Crores | Annual Profits: ₹98.45 Lakhs

‘Chamling12’ (Won Punch ₹80K GTD for ₹24,500), ‘harishgujwar’ (Won Win The Button 330 ₹10K GTD for ₹6,727), and ‘Voron0a’ (Won Classic 200 ₹20K GTD for ₹5,800) shipped the other marquees.

The other Thursday winners are:

PlayerPrize AmountEventPoker Site
Aditya 'gooner67' Singh Punn₹60,748Holdem BOOST ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Don903₹59,808Daily Night SPRINT ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
raghav1990₹49,185Deepstack ₹2 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
GulzarSahab₹46,500Night Rider – DeepStack Turbo ₹2 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
gkgauravk8₹37,073Ultrasonic ₹1.50 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
AK47_₹27,884Daily Afternoon SPRINT ₹1.5 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
Chamling12₹24,500Punch ₹80K GTDAdda52
OfcourseOfcourse₹24,240Epic ₹1 Lakh GTDSpartan Poker
Mayank ‘Mayank9894t’ Thakkar₹20,732The Centurion ₹1 Lakh GTDSpartan Poker
Clinton ‘Clinton
Tavares’ Tavares
₹19,582The Sprinter ₹50K GTDPokerStars India
uncrypted₹17,818Afternoon on Stars ₹60K GTDPokerStars India
Chinchan0524₹15,562Bigstack Turbo
₹70K GTD
PokerStars India
ssssss₹13,968PLO5 Boost ₹50K GTDPokerBaazi
fiyaz₹12,900Hitman PLO ₹30K GTDKhelo365
swAAmi₹11,544PLO Daily ₹40K GTDPokerBaazi
king99911₹10,415Primetime Grind ₹50K GTDPokerStars India
Sanchit ‘devilsanchit’ Anand₹10,164Deepstack ₹50K GTDPokerStars India
sanskrit₹9,7435-Max Daily ₹50K GTDPokerBaazi
Aceking888 ₹8,635Epic – 6 Card PLO ₹25K GTDSpartan Poker
harishgujwar₹6,727Win The Button 330 ₹10K GTDAdda52
Voron0a₹5,800Classic 200 ₹20K GTDAdda52
Betelgeuse₹4,476Striker ₹18K GTDSpartan Poker


EndBoss 5 Crore GTD – Day 1B – PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹11,000

Entries – 651

Re-entries – 226

Survivors – 102

PokerBaazi`s ₹5 Crores GTD EndBoss has set pulses racing these last two days, and Sunday will mark the crowning of a new EndBoss champion. The event ran the second of its five starting flights last night with a 651-player starting field re-entering 226 times to make for an 877-entry field. After a little over five hours of action, only 102 made the cut for Day 2.

The IOPC Blaze of Glory winner Harshad ‘Omglukbox’ Barve bagged the end-of-day chip lead with a stack of 373,000. However, a host of other notables advanced with above-average stacks. These included Jaideep ‘GoneClubbing’ Sajwan (350,000), Kaushik ‘Kaushik1989’ Tibrewal (309,000), Young Gun Kanchan ‘Kanchansharma’ Sharma (307,000), Sreekanth ‘n0thing’ Narayan (293,000), Adarsh ‘Lazygamer007’ Subham (292,000), Shrey ‘Kingsb30’ Baj (290,000), Arman ‘Qbranch’ Khan (268,000), and Rajaji ‘Mymaa’ Narendra Prajapati (254,000).

The ₹11,000 buy-in event has registered a total of 1,656 entries so far (Day 1A – 779 and Day 1B – 877) and needs to fill in another 3,344 entries across the remaining three flights to meet its tall ₹5 Crore prize pool guarantee.

2nd in Chips Jaideep Sajwan
2nd in Chips Jaideep Sajwan


Top 10 Chip Counts at the End of Day 1B

  1. Harshad ‘Omglukbox’ Barve – 373,000
  2. Jaideep ‘GoneClubbing’ Sajwan – 350,000
  3. Kaushik ‘Kaushik1989’ Tibrewal – 309,000
  4. Kanchan ‘Kanchansharma’ Sharma – 307,000
  5. Sreekanth ‘n0thing’ Narayan – 293,000
  6. Adarsh ‘Lazygamer007’ Subham – 292,000
  7. Shrey ‘Kingsb30’ Baj – 290,000
  8. Arman ‘Qbranch’ Khan – 268,000
  9. Sushantpar – 262,000
  10. Rajaji ‘Mymaa’ Narendra Prajapati – 254,000


The Big Deal 30 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹22,000

Entries – 74

Re-entries – 36

Rebuys – 46

Prize Pool – ₹31,20,000

Places Paid – 15

Spartan Poker’s ₹30 Lakhs GTD The Big Deal posted a smashing Thursday night run with 156 participants joining the action, and the top 15 places got a share from the ₹31.20 Lakhs prize pool.

The Sunday Highroller champion, Young Gun Shardul ‘Caribbean Flex’ Parthasarathi, cut across the reg-laden field to clinch the title and the ₹6.79 Lakhs up-top. He chopped the title heads-up with the four-time Destiny winner Nitin ‘Demogorgon’ Arora (2nd for ₹6.68 Lakhs.

Last night`s score has boosted Parthasarathi`s recorded online winnings to ₹4.80 Crores, including ₹1.98 Crores in net profits.

The FT was replete with top regs like Sumit ‘AAddicted’ Sapra (3rd for ₹3.60 Lakhs), Mohammad ‘Cupid stunt’ Azhar (4th for ₹2.92 Lakhs), last night`s Godfather champion Young Gun Gaurav ‘mozzie17’ Sood (5th for ₹2.36 Lakhs), and Rajesh ‘Folsom’ Kumar (6th for ₹1.84 Lakhs).

Runner-up Nitin Arora
Runner-up Nitin Arora


Final Table Results

  1. Shardul ‘Caribbean Flex’ Parthasarathi – ₹6,78,529*
  2. Nitin ‘Demogorgon’ Arora – ₹6,67,751*
  3. Sumit ‘AAddicted’ Sapra – ₹3,60,360
  4. Mohammad ‘Cupid stunt’ Azhar – ₹2,91,720
  5. Gaurav ‘mozzie17’ Sood – ₹2,35,560
  6. Rajesh ‘Folsom’ Kumar – ₹1,84,080

*denotes heads-up deal


Godfather 25 Lakhs GTD Adda52

Buy-in – ₹5,500

Entries – 259

Re-entries – 208

Prize Pool – ₹25,00,000

Places Paid – 49

Young Gun Gaurav ‘gauravarod’ Sood is back to the online grind, and the much-needed break at EPT Sochi seems to have fared him well. The 25-year-old poker prodigy scored his 24th title victory of the year last night in Adda52’s ₹25 Lakhs GTD Godfather, banking a handsome ₹6.13 Lakhs payday. The only player in our tracked online records to have crossed the ₹10 Crores-mark in online earnings, ₹10.46 Crore to be precise, Sood is on the verge of completing 12 straight weeks ranked #1 on the annual winnings and profit leaderboards.

The four-time Godfather champion, Sahil ‘imhighishove’ Mahboobani, finished runner-up for ₹3.62 Lakhs. Another formidable online pro, Mahboobani, is edging close to the ₹9 Crores mark in online winnings.

Sahil Mahboobani’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹8.59 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 3.02 Crores | Annual Winnings: ₹2.20 Crores | Annual Profits: ₹63.69 Lakhs | Ranked #19 on the Annual Leaderboard

The final table comprised many well-known names of the domestic circuit. These included PokerGuru Ambassadors Ashish ‘ragspoker’ Munot (3rd for ₹2.50 Lakhs) and Ratul ‘riverking021’ Steves (4th for ₹1.87 Lakhs), along with Sahil ‘you3bi4b’ Nair (5th for ₹1.25 Lakhs), yesterday’s Monster Turbo champion Manish ‘newkidpoker’ Lakhotia (6th for ₹87,500), Varun ‘omniknight’ Meena (7th for ₹68,750) and Shravan ‘sweatmyass13’ Chhabria (8th for ₹56,250).

The ₹5,500 buy-in tourney locked in 467 entries, filling in ₹2.15 Lakhs in overlays. The top 49 places were paid.

Final Table Results

  1. Gaurav ‘gauravarod’ Sood – ₹6,12,500
  2. Sahil ‘imhighishove’ Mahboobani – ₹3,62,500
  3. Ashish ‘ragspoker’ Munot – ₹2,50,000
  4. Ratul ‘riverking021’ Steves – ₹1,87,500
  5. Sahil ‘you3bi4b’ Nair – ₹1,25,000
  6. Manish ‘newkidpoker’ Lakhotia – ₹87,500
  7. Varun ‘omniknight’ Meena – ₹68,750
  8. Shravan ‘sweatmyass13’ Chhabria – ₹56,250


Trending Thursday 18 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹5,500

Entries – 202

Re-entries – 66

Rebuys – 134

Prize Pool – ₹20,10,000

Places Paid – 39

The ₹18 Lakhs GTD Trending Thursday was the second Thursday flagship on Spartan Poker. Starting at 8 PM, the ₹5,500 buy-in event logged in 402 entrants, collecting a healthy ₹20.10 Lakhs prize pool. PokerGuru Ambassador Arjanveer Singh ‘bazzingaa’ Chadha came whiskers close to grabbing the title but was pipped to the top spot by ‘RexxarF,’ who earned ₹4.03 Lakhs for their efforts. Chadha conceded to a runner-up score of ₹2.68 Lakhs.

After the win, ‘RexxarF’ has ₹5.83 Lakhs in recorded MTT earnings on Spartan Poker, including ₹3.34 Lakhs in site profits.

Chadha also cruised into the final table of PokerStars India’s Highroller, where he picked up a third-place score of ₹1.34 Lakhs, netting a collective ₹4.01 Lakhs on Thursday. The Chandigarh-based player now has ₹8.24 Crore in lifetime cashes, including ₹2.85 Crores in corresponding profits. He is also ranked #8 on the 2021 leaderboard standings.

Shawn ‘LoopreviL’ Jose (3rd for ₹1.96 Lakhs), FTS 2.0 Main Event champion Young Gun Siddharth ‘Ari Tribbiani’ Karia (4th for ₹1.58 Lakhs) and Young Gun Anuj ‘tittooTauji’ Yadav (5th for ₹1.24 Lakhs) were the other known players on the Trending Thursday FT.

Final Table Results

  1. RexxarF – ₹4,03,005
  2. Arjanveer Singh ‘bazzingaa’ Chadha – ₹2,67,933
  3. Shawn ‘LoopreviL’ Jose – ₹1,95,975
  4. Siddharth ‘Ari Tribbiani’ Karia – ₹1,58,187
  5. Anuj ‘tittooTauji’ Yadav – ₹1,24,017
  6. David2000 – ₹93,867
  7. obza – ₹68,943
  8. i_hate_playing – ₹50,652


Highroller 10 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹7,700

Entries – 84

Re-entries – 74

Prize Pool – ₹11,06,000

Places Paid – 20

Young Gun Karan ‘The AnnihiIator’ Radia (opted out of our tracking) championed PokerStars India’s ₹10 Lakhs GTD Highroller for a ₹2.23 Lakhs cash prize after defeating ‘Rjnshpl’ (2nd for ₹1.72 Lakhs) in heads-up.

PokerGuru Ambassador Arjanveer ‘ballistik310’ Singh Chadha (3rd for ₹1.33 Lakhs), NPS Main Event champion Mohammad ‘Bund_Blaster’ Azhar (4th for ₹1.03 Lakhs), Chandan ‘RunBarryRun’ Arora (5th for ₹79,915), Guruprasad ‘fishcalling1’ Gupta (6th for ₹61,833), PokerGuru Staking’s Ashish ‘Spewushhhiiiii’ Ahuja (7th for ₹47,843), and Tanmay ‘tanmay1909’ Benara (8th for ₹37,018) also FT-ed the tourney!

The ₹7,700 buy-in event registered a 158-entry field, making for a guarantee-crushing ₹11.06 Lakhs prize pool. The 8 PM tourney ended at 3 AM, and the top 20 places got paid.

Final Table Results

  1. Karan ‘The AnnihiIator’ Radia – ₹222,976
  2. Rjnshpl – ₹172,525
  3. Arjanveer ‘ballistik310’ Singh Chadha – ₹133,489
  4. Mohammad ‘Bund_Blaster’ Azhar – ₹103,285
  5. Chandan ‘RunBarryRun’ Arora – ₹79,915
  6. Guruprasad ‘fishcalling1’ Gupta – ₹61,833
  7. Ashish ‘Spewushhhiiiii’ Ahuja – ₹47,843
  8. Tanmay ‘tanmay1909’ Benara – ₹37,018
  9. sumit_5011 – ₹31,084


Monster Turbo 5 Lakhs GTD Adda52

Buy-in – ₹2,500

Entries – 160

Re-entries – 99

Prize Pool – ₹5,82,752

Places Paid – 27

Adda52`s ₹5 Lakhs GTD Monster Turbo did relatively better than Godfather, roping in 259 participants to collect a ₹5.82 Lakhs prize pool. Online phenom Manish ‘newkidpoker’ Lakhotia was the last player standing and won the title for ₹1.57 Lakhs. The user ‘Darkpoison94’ settled for a runner-up payout worth ₹91,783.

This was Manish Lakhotia’s 19th title win of the year, pushing his online scorecard north of ₹9.15 Crores. If he continues with his stellar form, he may well become the second player to cross the ₹10 Crores-mark in online earnings after Gaurav Sood.

Akshay ‘nofuchsgiven’ Dhingra (3rd for ₹69,930), Rajat ‘oshoswami’ Sharma (5th for ₹34,965), Ajay ‘ajaysharawat’ Sharawat (6th for ₹24,767) and Haider ‘donktown22’ Madraswala (9th for ₹11,655) also earned final table payouts.

Final Table Results

  1. Manish ‘newkidpoker’ Lakhotia – ₹1,57,343
  2. Darkpoison94 – ₹91,783
  3. Akshay ‘nofuchsgiven’ Dhingra – ₹69,930
  4. MallaNi – ₹50,991
  5. Rajat ‘oshoswami’ Sharma – ₹34,965
  6. Ajay ‘ajaysharawat’ Sharawat – ₹24,767
  7. chunu79 – ₹18,939
  8. iamalooser – ₹14,569
  9. Haider ‘donktown22’ Madraswala – ₹11,655


Deepstack 2 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹1,375

Entries – 99

Re-entries – 59

Regular Prize Pool – ₹1,01,250

Bounty Prize Pool – ₹98,750

Total Prize Pool – ₹2,00,000

Places Paid – 17

PokerStars India’s ₹2 Lakhs GTD Deepstack was taken down by ‘raghav1990’ for ₹49,185. Chaitanya ‘crylighter’ Dhingra came second for ₹27,622.

Kunal ‘kunnotaguero’ Yadav (3rd for ₹16,522), Archit ‘Flyingmuck’ Khandelwal (4th for ₹12,531), Yash ‘hasyY@$#116’ Shrivastava (6th for ₹8,196), Himanshu ‘himkat@stars’ Kataria (8th for ₹6,166), and Sanchit ‘devilsanchit’ Anand (9th for ₹3,249) also FT-ed the event.

The ₹1,375 buy-in event logged in 158 participants, falling a negligible ₹2,500 short of breaking event. The 9:30 PM tourney got in the books at 1:43 AM, and the top 17 places boarded the money bus.


Holdem Boost 1.50 Lakhs GTD – PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 145

Re-entries – 130

Prize Pool – ₹2,75,000

Places Paid – 36

With PokerBaazi skipping The Summit last night, the other marquee running alongside Day 1B of the EndBoss was the ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD Holdem BOOST.

The 8:30 PM event pulled in 275 entries to create a guarantee-crushing ₹2.75 Lakhs prize pool. Aditya ‘gooner67’ Singh Punn outlasted the competition to win the event for ₹60,748. Tanay ‘TanayParekh’ Parekh stood second for ₹42,625.

Arpan ‘Novus’ Majhi (5th for ₹15,235) and Himanshu ‘pokerbrat7’ Arora (6th for ₹12,183) also FT-ed the event.


Hitman PLO 30K GTD Khelo365

Buy-in – ₹550

Entries – 25

Re-entries – 17

Prize Pool – ₹30,000

Places Paid – 5

Khelo365 user ‘fiyaz’ toppled a 42-player field in the₹30K GTD Hitman PLO to win ₹12,900. Worldcup fired two bullets before finishing runner-up for ₹6,900.


This report was updated at 4.30 PM on 22.10.2021

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