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Wednesday marked Day 4 of Spartan Poker`s The Millionaire Series 3.0, and the three high-value events of the series added extra spice to the regular fare.
The first-ever IOPC – The Crown champion Harshit Sanghi was the day`s top scorer as he won Millionaire Series #13 Monster Stack for ₹9.16 Lakhs. The 25-year-old poker reg cut a heads-up deal with Sunday’s Millionaire Series #3 – Sunday Superstack third-place finisher Amar Mehta (2nd for ₹7.64 Lakhs).
Sunday’s Nano Highroller champion ‘Peacelover’ (anonymity requested) grabbed their second flagship title this week in Adda52’s Maverick, netting ₹3.90 Lakhs. Rumit Khade came second for ₹2.21 Lakhs.
PokerBaazi user ‘Jp19’ took down The Pride for ₹2.40 Lakhs after besting Monday`s The Big Show winner Shubham Mahapatra (2nd for ₹1.69 Lakhs) in the heads-up play.
Abhishek Chhajer came out on top in the La Luna on Adda52 to win ₹1.10 Lakhs. Aditya Kulkarni finished runner-up for ₹64,000.
Amar Iyer was another prominent winner on Spartan Poker and shipped Millionaire Series #12 for ₹1.01 Lakhs following a three-way deal with ‘DKP24’ (2nd for ₹97,119) and ‘demonrulzz’ (3rd for ₹90,400).
The FTS 2.0 Main Event champion Young Gun Siddharth Karia conquered the Millionaire Series #14 to collect ₹99,907. A five-way final table deal saw our very own Arpit Jain (2nd for ₹92,373), ‘FuffadJi’ (3rd for ₹87,501), ‘Archit810’ (4th for ₹85,805), and ‘The Professor 012’ (5th for ₹79,197) banking the other top payouts.
Monday’s Iron Man champion Young Gun Karan Radia kept his heater going as he took down PokerStars India’s Night on Stars for his third title this past week and a ₹99,190 payday! Ayush Arora placed runner-up for ₹76,050.
Rohan Sahni, Raman Arora, Arun Thakur, Vikas Yadav, Prabhat Mukherjea, Mohak Kapoor, Adwait Pol, and Murali Mohan were the other prominent winners of the day.
Here are the Wednesday highlights!
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Spartan Poker`s The Millionaire Series 3.0 is now past the midway mark and played out three featured events yesterday. The most prominent of them was the ₹40 Lakhs GTD Millionaire Series#13 – Monster Stack. The ₹6,600 buy-in event logged in 632 entrants, overlaying ₹2.08 Lakhs! After a little over seven and a half hours of play, the first-ever IOPC – The Crown champion Harshit ‘PokerinOlympics’ Sanghi walked away with the title and the day`s single-largest score worth ₹9.16 Lakhs. He was assured a seven-figure payday but chose to reduce variance by striking a deal with his heads-up opponent Amar ‘Laughing Buddha’ Mehta, who made his second FT finish of the series, collecting a career-best ₹7.64 Lakhs.
Harshit Sanghi’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.86 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹91.90 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2021: 8
Md ‘Barrel_57’ Zeeshan posted two FT scores yesterday, banking ₹3.95 Lakhs collectively.
> 3rd in SpartanPoker’s Millionaire Series #13 – Monster Stack for ₹3.68 Lakhs
> 7th in Millionaire Series #14 for ₹26,945
Md Zeeshan’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹2.15 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹8.32 Lakhs
The second Wednesday marquee, ₹8.50 Lakhs GTD Millionaire Series#14, drew 790 entrants, overlaying ₹60,000. The FTS 2.0 Main Event champion Young Gun Siddharth ‘Ari Tribbiani’ Karia – one of the Indian challengers at the 2021 WSOP – made quite the return to the virtual felts last night as he took down the title for ₹99,907 (five-way deal).
Siddharth Karia’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹4.18 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹87.65 Lakhs
Our very own Chota Machhi, a.k.a Arpit ‘Bilbo_Bagins’ Jain, booked his second runner-up score of the month, a career-best ₹92,373. He was live-streaming his deep run, and you can watch some of his FT antics here:
‘FuffadJi’ (3rd for ₹87,501), ‘Archit810’ (4th for ₹85,805), and ‘The Professor 012’ (5th for ₹79,197) were the other beneficiaries of the FT deal.
The ₹7 Lakhs GTD Millionaire Series#12 was taken down by Amar ‘PsykoEko’ Iyer, who overcame a 906-player field to win ₹1.01 Lakhs. A three-way chop saw ‘DKP24’ (2nd for ₹97,119) and ‘demonrulzz’ (3rd for ₹90,400) banking the other top payouts. Iyer cashed another three events yesterday for almost ₹1.22 Lakhs in total winnings, boosting his lifetime tally to ₹1.82 Crores.
Coming to the ₹10 Lakhs added Millionaire Series leaderboard, the user ‘Indianthug’ (anonymity requested) is still the player to catch with 2,141 points. Buhr ‘C@rnage’ Advirkar (1,602 points) and Tanmay ‘tsb2127’ Sanjay Bhalerao (1,519 points) round out the top three places on the standings.
The Millionaire Series 3.0 Leaderboard Standings After Day 4
|2||Buhr 'C@rnage' Advirkar||1,602|
|3||Tanmay 'tsb2127' Sanjay Bhalerao||1,519|
|4||Kritagya 'Kritagya_1703' Sharma||1,454|
|5||Harshit 'PokerinOlympics' Sanghi||1,374|
|6||Navin 'NAVIN 33' Bohania||1,372|
|8||Amar 'PsykoEko' Iyer||1,330|
‘Chipsplz’ (Won Monster Stack ₹2.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹54,412) and ‘chiku16’ (Won Night Rider – Monster Stack ₹2.15 Lakhs GTD for ₹50,148) won the other Wednesday marquees on Spartan Poker.
PokerBaazi’s Wednesday MTT schedule, as usual, was spearheaded by the ₹10 Lakhs GTD The Pride. Sporting a ₹3,850 buy-in, the event logged in a 311-entry field, collecting ₹10.89 Lakhs in the prize pool. After almost seven hours of MTT action, the user ‘Jp19’ walked away with the title and a ₹2.40 Lakhs payday. Monday’s The Big Show champion Shubham ‘Aurangzeb_9’ Mahapatra finished runner-up for ₹1.69 Lakhs.
‘Jp19’ now has ₹7.46 Lakhs in recorded winnings on PokerBaazi and ₹3 Lakhs in corresponding profits.
Shubham Mahapatra’s PokerBaazi stats: Site Winnings: ₹24.02 Lakhs |Site Profits: ₹16.15 Lakhs
Week 2 of PokerBaazi`s “₹10 Mein 10 Lakhpati” is charging full speed towards the Sunday Finale, and the site hosted another five qualifiers yesterday. Here are the details:
> Qualifier 11: Total Entries – 822 | Total Survivors – 15| Chip Leader – ‘salman666’ (1,194,000)
> Qualifier 12: Total Entries – 561 | Total Survivors – 11| Chip Leader – ‘alex16’ (634,000)
> Qualifier 13: Total Entries – 616 | Total Survivors – 12| Chip Leader – ‘Bazingaking’ (656,000)
> Qualifier 14: Total Entries – 760 | Total Survivors – 14| Chip Leader – ‘john147147147’ (687,000)
> Qualifier 15: Total Entries – 691 | Total Survivors – 13| Chip Leader – ‘Kingbaskaran’ (819,000)
In addition to the “₹10 Mein 10 Lakhpati” qualifiers, the micro to small-stakes players had six events from the Baazi Grinders Series (BGS) to choose from yesterday! The featured BGS event of the day, the ₹2 Lakhs GTD Grinders#17 PLO Highroller, brought in 184 participants, and with each of them signing up for ₹1,650, a ₹2.76 Lakhs prize pool was formed. Rohan ‘theoldrod’ Sahni came out on top to win ₹68,640, while ‘aikansh98’ finished second for ₹48,110.
Rohan Sahni placed 15th in The Pride for another ₹14,368, adding ₹83,009 in Wednesday winnings. His online stats: Lifetime Winnings (PokerBaazi & Spartan Poker): ₹27.65 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits (PokerBaazi & Spartan Poker): ₹4 Lakhs
Raman ‘Ranzoo9’ Arora (Won Grinders#16 (6-Max) Holdem Boost ₹2 Lakhs GTD for ₹66,930), Vikas ‘nohomejerome’ Yadav (Won Grinders#18 6-Max ₹1.25 Lakhs GTD for ₹41,750), ‘kingofdisco’ (Won Grinders#15 ₹60K GTD for ₹12,160) and ‘Abni69’ (Won Grinders#14 PLO ₹40K GTD for ₹8,108) won the other BGS titles.
Arun ‘Devillll27’ Thakur (Won Daily Night SPRINT ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹43,480), Mohak ‘Tiltin’ Kapoor (Won SPRINT ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹27,980), ‘shian31’ (Won Evening SPRINT ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹27,230), and ‘poorno1’ (Won 5-max Daily ₹50K GTD for ₹9,636) won the other PokerBaazi marquees.
PokerStars India’s ₹5 Lakhs GTD Night on Stars clocked in a 181-entry field, filling in ₹47,500 in overlays. Monday’s Iron Man champion Young Gun Karan ‘The Annihilator’ Radia (opted out from our tracking) kept his heater going as he took down the event for ₹99,190, picking up his third title this past week! Ayush ‘setminer11’ Arora finished runner-up for ₹76,050.
Karan Radia ran deep in at least three more events, banking over ₹2.10 Lakhs collectively.
His ITM finishes include:
> 7th in Spartan Poker’s Millionaire Series#12 – Monster Stack for ₹1 Lakh
> 1st in PokerStars India’s Night on Stars for ₹99,190
> 9th in PokerBaazi’s Grinders#16 (6-Max) Holdem Boost for ₹6,696
> 9th in PokerBaazi’s Daily Night Sprint for ₹4,342
The ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD Big Bubble Rush had 170 participants ponying up ₹1,100 to enter the event, and only 19 among them got a share from the ₹1.70 Lakhs prize pool. The user ‘simar78’ outlasted them all to win ₹32,310 (includes ₹17,293 in bounties), just as ‘rahulmahajan’ finished runner-up for ₹20,950 (includes ₹5,934 in bounties).
‘simar78’ now has ₹4.28 Lakhs in recorded MTT winnings on PokerStars India and ₹1.44 Lakhs in net profits.
‘Varun.vib’ (Won Omania ₹30K GTD for ₹30,000), ‘RAV1619’ (Won Ultrasonic ₹1.25 Lakhs GTD for ₹25,109), ‘jigneshpatel7’ (Won Afternoon on Stars ₹60K GTD for ₹19,572), Adwait ‘Adwait Pol’ Pol (Won Deepstack ₹50K GTD for ₹12,651), and ‘Roy1693’ (Won Primetime Grind ₹50K GTD for ₹10,495) won the other marquees on PokerStars India.
Adda52 Wednesday mainstay, ₹15 Lakhs GTD Maverick, recorded a 527-entry field, experiencing an overlay shortfall of ₹1.83 Lakhs. Still, the top 55 spots got paid. Sunday’s Nano Highroller champion ‘Peacelover’ (anonymity requested) was the last player standing and grabbed their second flagship title of the week for a ₹3.90 Lakhs payday. The former The Millionaire runner-up finisher Rumit ‘rumit18′ Khade came second for ₹2.21 Lakhs.
Romit Khade, who had FT-ed The Elite last week (4th for ₹2.44 Lakhs), boosted his lifetime winnings to ₹47.60 Lakhs.
The ₹4 Lakhs GTD La Luna registered a 238-player field, falling marginally short of its advertised guarantee. After over five hours of action, Abhishek ‘abhiom’ Chhajer came out on top to win ₹1.10 Lakhs. Aditya ‘Adit11’ Kulkarni placed runner-up for ₹64,000.
Abhishek Chhajer pulled out another four ITM finishes for a total take-home worth ₹1.34 Lakhs, improving his online scorecard to ₹65.14 Lakhs.
‘kasser21′ (Won Nighttide DST Adda ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹32,063), Prabhat ‘Nagarbhavininja‘ Mukherjea (Won Afternoon Adda ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹31,209), ‘ishantipre‘ (Won Punch ₹80K GTD for ₹22,545), Murali ‘grind121’ Mohan (Won Sundown Adda ₹50K GTD for ₹11,742), and ‘Friction21′ (Won Evening Adda ₹50K GTD for ₹10,252) won the other Adda52 marquees!
The user ‘Paulmmi1‘ fired two bullets in Khelo365’s ₹25K GTD 6 Feet Under Deepstack PLO before taking the event for ₹9,250. ‘RitoDope‘ finished runner-up for ₹6,250.
Note: We will not be carrying the detailed report for our Daily Majors recap today!
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