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Daily Majors: Kamal Naruka & Sumit Sapra Claim Six-Figure Scores on Thursday

Daily Majors: Kamal Naruka & Sumit Sapra
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  • Attreyee K. Ganguly January 24, 2020
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Just days away from the weekend and the pace of the online activity has already picked up. Spartan Poker’s biggest offering last night, the Ultron ₹20 Lakhs GTD logged in 594 entries (267 unique, 105 re-entries and 222 re-buys), generating a prize pool of ₹23.76 Lakhs. Outlasting the competition was ‘Yennefer.’ The winner locked horns with Sumit’ Sands Myth’ Sapra, who had recently finished sixth in the APT Kick-Off Vietnam Main Event, in the heads-up play and received ₹4.60 Lakhs in first-place prize money. Sapra collected ₹2.92 Lakhs for his runner-up finish.

Things are about to heat up further on Spartan Poker as the much-awaited India Online Poker Championship (IOPC) kicks off later today. Comprising of 99 thrilling tournaments, the series boasts of a jaw-dropping ₹16 Crores+ in prize pool guarantees!

Coming back to the Thursday flagships, PokerBaazi’s The Summit ₹15 Lakhs GTD also attracted the big crowds. Registering 278 hopefuls (149 unique and 129 re-entries), the event created a prize pool worth ₹20.85 Lakhs and ultimately crowned a champion in ‘tyrogambit’ who won ₹4.60 Lakhs. Kamal’ Identity’ Naruka came in second for ₹3.23 Lakhs.

PokerStars India’s Winter Series is continuing in full swing, and yesterday’s flagship tourney, Winter Series-24 Highroller SE ₹30 Lakhs GTD, was taken down by ‘sneakysani’ who won ₹6.46 Lakhs in prize money.

Adda52’s Godfather ₹25 Lakhs GTD also successfully surpassed its advertised guarantee, collecting ₹26.85 Lakhs in the prize pool. ‘Nik989’ defeated Aniket ‘Sandystorm’ Pradhan (runner-up for ₹3.75 Lakhs) heads-up to capture the top honors, along with a winner’s payday of ₹6.44 Lakhs.

The other Thursday winners were:

PlayerPrize MoneyEventPoker Site
Elixir₹1.41 LakhsThunder @7:30 PM ₹5 Lakhs GTD9stacks
bootsicles₹1.38 LakhsGrinders #19 Thursday MonsterStack ₹5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
PepperChicken₹1.18 LakhsWinter Series-26 The Classic Progressive KO ₹5 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
moneymagnet₹73,009Hexagram ₹2.5 Lakhs GTDAdda52
kattappa2₹50,139Ultimate PLO ₹2 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
VUTUARU₹36,000Warrior Arena ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPoker Dangal

 

Winter Series-24 Highroller SE ₹30 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Entries – 151

Re-entries – 96

Prize Pool – ₹33,69,080

Places Paid – 41

PokerStars India’s Winter Series-24 Highroller SE ₹30 Lakhs GTD garnered a 247-strong field (151 unique and 96 re-entries) yesterday, to culminate a prize pool of ₹33.69 Lakhs and surpassed its ₹30 Lakhs GTD by an additional ₹3.6 Lakhs. Anonymous user ‘sneakysani’ rose to the top of the field to collect a winner’s payday of ₹6.46 Lakhs, after defeating ‘SANDYINC.’ who took home ₹4.78 Lakhs for finishing runner-up.

PokerGuru Ambassador Nadeem ‘Downtownplaya’ Basha (3rd for ₹353,876), Chandan ‘RunBarryRun’ Arora (4th for ₹261,825), Dhinesh ‘you3betl4bet’ Kumar (7th for ₹106,046), and Amit ‘the_ziro’ J (9th for ₹66,317) were the other notable finalists.

Neel ‘Worm236’ Joshi (11th for ₹56,053), Muskan ‘Muskan Sethi’ Sethi (14th for ₹40,044), Arsh ‘BiggggTymeR’ Grover (18th for ₹33,846), Shagun ‘Sogani22’ Jain (23rd for ₹33,846), Ranjeet ‘Bedevilforyou’ Negi (28th for ₹28,608), Sahil ‘1Variance’ Agarwal (29th for ₹28,608), Abhinav ‘abhi58’ Iyer (34th for ₹24,180), Srihari ‘bangbang1999’ Bang (35th for ₹24,180), Aditya ‘serendipity789’ Sushant (40th for ₹24,180), Sasi ‘sasikiranx’ Kiran (41st for ₹24,180), Chirag ‘WhyworrY_56’ Sodha (42nd for ₹5,039), Sagar ‘sagarpupull’ Choudhury (45th for ₹5,039), and PokerGuru Ambassadors Gokul ‘Haxton Jr’ Raj (15th for ₹40,044), Vivek ‘Mystic Peaks’ Singh (21st for ₹33,846), Rony ‘GoGetters1’ Chowdhury (24th for ₹28,608), Rohit ‘PillowFight22’ Mishra (30th for ₹28,608) were the notable ITM finishers.

Final Table Results

1. sneakysani – ₹6,46,444

2. SANDYINC. – ₹4,78,290

3. Nadeem ‘Downtownplaya’ Basha – ₹3,53,876

4. Chandan ‘RunBarryRun’ Arora – ₹2,61,825

5. Kabadi7 – ₹1,93,719

6. Mr.Blackeh – ₹1,43,329

7. Dhinesh ‘you3betl4bet’ Kumar – ₹1,06,046

8. highsierraluck – ₹78,461

9. Amit ‘the_ziro’ J – ₹66,317

 

Godfather ₹25 Lakhs GTD – Adda52

Entries – 280

Re-entries – 257

Prize Pool – ₹26,85,021

Places Paid – 55

Adda52’s Godfather ₹25 Lakhs GTD drew in a massive field of 280 unique entrants that, along with 257 re-entries, generated ₹26.85 Lakhs in the prize pool. The champion was crowned in user ‘Nik989’ who outduelled Aniket ‘sandystorm’ Pradhan in the heads-up play to win ₹6.44 Lakhs.

Known names who crossed the money line included PokerGuru Ambassador Ashish ‘ragspoker’ Munot (10th for ₹33,563), Anil ‘spewtard’ Adiani (11th for ₹33,563), Neel ‘neeljoshi23’ Joshi (16th for ₹22,823), Mihir ‘gameofdeath’ Thakkar (18th for ₹22,823), Chandan ‘darkfish15’ Arora (20th for ₹20,138), Ragesh ‘ragesh91’ Mishra (32nd for ₹17,453), Kunal ‘KunalPatni’ Patni (35th for ₹14,768), Danish ‘king0fmerge’ Shaikh (39th for ₹14,768), Guneet ‘guntz’ Kwatra (42nd for ₹14,768), Rubin ‘kornkif’ Labroo (48th for ₹12,083), Shagun ‘sogani94’ Jain (52nd for ₹12,083), Sagar ‘alwaysnutz’ Choudhury (53rd for ₹12,083), Sumit ‘hammer_head’ Sapra (54th for ₹12,083) and PokerGuru Ambassador Kartik ‘Pegasus1505’ Ved (55th for ₹12,083).

Final Table Results

1. Nik989 – ₹6,44,400

2. Aniket ‘sandystorm’ Pradhan – ₹3,75,900

3. Chiraag ‘vipervenom’ Patel – ₹2,55,075

4. bhola – ₹2,01,375

5. Rajat ‘oshoswami’ Sharma – ₹1,34,250

6. Deepak ‘bothras’ Bothra – ₹93,975

7. Gaurav ‘gauravarod’ Sood – ₹67,125

8. rajatsahni – ₹53,700

9. dx23 – ₹40,275

 

Ultron ₹20 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Entries – 267

Re-entries – 105

Re-buys – 222

Prize Pool – ₹23,76,000

Places Paid – 55

Spartan Poker’s Ultron ₹20 Lakhs GTD had an unbeaten run yesterday. With 594 entries (267 unique, 105 re-entries, and 222 re-buys), the tournament garnered a hefty prize pool of ₹23.76 Lakhs. In the end, it was ‘Yennefer’ who walked away with the title and top prize of ₹4.60 Lakhs after beating Sumit ‘Sands Myth’ Sapra heads-up. Sapra pocketed a runner-up payday worth ₹2.92 Lakhs.

The top 55 finishers earned a payout and notable among them were, Nishaanth ‘rajinithebos’ Shanmughasundaram (7th for ₹77,457) and Manas ‘Batman7796’ Nayak (8th for ₹56,073), Rohit ‘yo yo guitarist’ Singh (12th for ₹32,551), Ayan ‘interlalia_1’ Ray (14th for ₹28,749), Sahil ‘HomelessOnWiFi’ Mahboobani (20th for ₹23,522), Abhinav ‘Schumi91’ Iyer (21st for ₹21,146), Kanav ‘Shakerchi’ Parwal (25th for ₹18,770), Nitin ‘hoodlincs’ Jain (28th for ₹16,394), Vaibhav ‘Nikka Zaildar’ Sharma (31st for ₹16,394), Sandeep ‘effuno’ Varma (32nd for ₹14,018), Sanat ‘mehro2511’ Mehrotra (42nd for ₹11,642), Arsh ‘BigggTymeR’ Grover (43rd for ₹11,642), Sreeharsha ‘yUDdam’ Boneni (48th for ₹11,642) and Anant ‘Pro’ Purohit (52nd for ₹11,642).

From the PokerGuru roster of Team Ambassadors, Jayjit ‘David Blaine’ Ray (11th for ₹37,540), Mithun ‘Intuitionnn’ Mahesh (19th for ₹23,522), Laksh Pal ‘LuckyBhai$’ Singh (22nd for ₹21,146), Arjanveer Singh ‘bazzingaa’ Chadha (24th for ₹18,770) and Kartik ‘TheInternetKid’ Ved (45th for ₹11,642) and Gokul ‘Super Kings’ Raj (54th for ₹11,642) picked up scores.

Sumit Sapra
Runner-Up: Sumit Sapra

 

Final Table Results

1. Yennefer – ₹4,60,944

2. Sumit ‘Sands Myth’ Sapra – ₹2,92,248

3. F- Bomb – ₹2,11,226

4. Rvjn91 – ₹1,70,834

5. Variance – ₹1,35,194

6. PokerBadger – ₹1,04,068

7. Nishaanth ‘rajinithebos’ Shanmughasundaram – ₹77,457

8. Manas ‘Batman7796’ Nayak – ₹56,073

9. Klopp – ₹45,381

 

The Summit ₹15 Lakhs GTD – PokerBaazi

Entries – 149

Re-entries – 129

Prize Pool – ₹20,85,000

Places Paid – 36

Thursday witnessed PokerBaazi’s signature event The Summit ₹15 Lakhs GTD make its scheduled weekly run with 278 players (149 unique and 129 re-entries), collecting a guarantee-crushing ₹20.85 Lakhs in prize money. Eventually, it was ‘tyrogambit’ who took home the lion’s share of the prize pool kitty worth ₹4.60 Lakhs after defeating online regular Kamal ‘Identity’ Naruka (runner-up for ₹3.23 Lakhs) heads-up.

Others who final tabled the event were Chirag ‘miyagi’ Sodha (3rd for ₹2.07 Lakhs), Sumit ‘boronyx’ Sapra (5th for ₹1.15 Lakhs), Siddharth ‘Siddonuts’ Pandey (7th for ₹76,728), Sanat ‘mehro2511’ Mehrotra (8th for ₹61,508) and Anurag ’13anurag’ Srivastava (9th for ₹46,079).

Ayan ‘interalia_1’ Ray (12th for ₹33,569), Siddharth ‘siddchat’ Chaturvedi (13th for ₹27,522), Anjali ‘Smoothie12’ Kochhar (14th for ₹27,522), Neel ‘Worm33’ Joshi (15th for ₹27,522), Ayush ‘Proman502’ Garg (16th for ₹23,561), Abhishek ‘AbhishekRathod’ Rathod (18th for ₹23,561), Abhishek ‘abhi3333’ Garg (20th for ₹20,642), Vinayak ‘salmanbhai’ Bajaj (22nd for ₹18,348), Shagun ‘sogani22’ Jain (23rd for ₹18,348), Kumar ’23offsuits’ Vatsal (25th for ₹16,263), Sahil ‘CairyHunt’ Agarwal (26th for ₹16,263), Guruprasad ‘fish_calling’ Gupta (32nd for ₹14,178), Vikranth ‘borntrouble’ Varma (33rd for ₹14,178) and Kanav ‘sokopa’ Parwal (35th for ₹14,178) were other notables to finish ITM.

PokerGuru Ambassadors Faiz ‘AilaGaya’ Alam (11th for ₹33,569), Kartik ‘TheInternetKid’ Ved (24th for ₹18,348), Vivek ‘Nutpeddling729’ Singh (27th for ₹16,263), Rony ‘bisadip176’ Chowdhury (30th for ₹14,178), Ashish ‘OMG_spew’ Munot (34th for ₹14,178) and Arjanveer ‘holdbaby’ Singh Chadha (36th for ₹14,178) also posted scores.

Kamal Naruka
Runner-Up: Kamal Naruka

 

Final Table Results

1. tyrogambit – ₹4,60,577

2. Kamal ‘Identity’ Naruka – ₹3,23,175

3. Chirag ‘miyagi’ Sodha – ₹2,07,875

4. bootsicles – ₹1,53,873

5. Sumit ‘boronyx’ Sapra – ₹1,15,509

6. neeraj2828 – ₹92,366

7. Siddharth ‘Siddonuts’ Pandey – ₹76,728

8. Sanat ‘mehro2511’ Mehrotra – ₹61,508

9. Anurag ’13anurag’ Srivastava – ₹46,079

 

Thunder @7:30 PM ₹5 Lakhs GTD – 9stacks

Entries – 103

Re-buys – 22

Prize Pool – ₹5,00,000

Places Paid – 17

Overlay – ₹43,000

9stacks’s Thunder @7:30 PM attracted a field of 125 entrants (103 unique and 22 re-buys), falling ₹43,000 short on the advertised guarantee. Unknown user ‘Elixir’ was crowned the champion who defeated ‘abc001’ in the heads-up match to bank prize money worth ₹1.41 Lakhs.

Other notables who crossed the money line were Anuj ‘Desijuari’ Manocha (4th for ₹50,000), Sriharsha ‘G.O.A.T’ Doddapaneni (5th for ₹37,000), Rachit ‘meepo’ Parihar (6th for ₹27,500), PokerGuru Ambassador Biswadip ‘COMBODRAW’ Chowdhury (7th for 21,000), Mayank Kumar ‘Brock27’ Sinha (8th for ₹16,500), Sabir ‘Sabir’ Hossain (9th for ₹14,000), Sudhir ‘stacked’ Kamath (10th for ₹12,500) and Alok ‘Donger’ Ranjan (11th for ₹12,500).

Final Table Results

1. Elixir – ₹1,41,500

2. abc001 – ₹97,500

3. bounty – ₹70,000

4. Anuj ‘Desijuari’ Manocha – ₹50,000

5. Sriharsha ‘G.O.A.T’ Doddapaneni – ₹37,000

6. Rachit ‘meepo’ Parihar – ₹27,500

7. Biswadip ‘COMBODRAW’ Chowdhury – 21,000

8. Mayank Kumar ‘Brock27’ Sinha – ₹16,500

9. Sabir ‘Sabir’ Hossain – ₹14,000

 

Grinders #19 Thursday MonsterStack ₹5 Lakhs GTD – PokerBaazi

Entries – 147

Re-entries – 89

Prize Pool – ₹5,90,000

Places Paid – 27

PokerBaazi’s Grinders #19 Thursday MonsterStack ₹5 Lakhs GTD pulled in 236 entries (147 unique and 89 re-entries), and overshot its advertised guarantee by ₹5.90 Lakhs. Anonymous user ‘bootsicles’ championed the event after besting PokerGuru Ambassador Laksh ‘boomtlt23’ Pal Singh (runner-up for ₹97,409) heads-up and bagged ₹1.38 Lakhs for his win. Singh, who has been in top form lately, had shipped PokerStars India’s Winter Series-17 Night on Stars ₹10 Lakhs GTD on Wednesday.

Notables who crossed the money line were Aditya ‘adit11’ Kulkarni (3rd for ₹62,658), Rachit ‘infinityy’ Gupta (4th for ₹46,374), Rubin ‘kornkid’ Labroo (5th for ₹34,810), PokerGuru Ambassador Nadeem ‘SpadeHunter’ Basha (6th for ₹27,848), Ayan ‘interalia_1’ Ray (7th for ₹23,128), Vishal ‘Bhai9’ Marwaha (8th for ₹18,526), Ram ‘mowgumotu’ Kakkar (12th for ₹10,148), Vaibhav ‘vaibsaarav’ Shah (15th for ₹8,319), Guruprasad ‘fish_calling’ Gupta (18th for ₹7,080), Kunal ‘VasooliChacha’ Patni (19th for ₹6,195), Sumanth ‘sp175’ Kumar (20th for ₹6,195), Pritam ‘pritamrockon’ Dhokane (23rd for ₹5,546), Vineet ‘whale’ Kumar (25th for ₹4,897) and Chiraag ‘Versutus’ Patel (26th for ₹4,897), along with PokerGuru Ambassadors Ashish ‘rocky3705’ Ahuja (10th for ₹10,148) and Vivek ‘Nutpeddling729’ Singh (13th for ₹8,319).

Final Table Results

1. bootsicles – ₹1,38,827

2. Laksh ‘boomtlt23’ Pal Singh – ₹97,409

3. Aditya ‘adit11’ Kulkarni – ₹62,658

4. Rachit ‘infinityy’ Gupta – ₹46,374

5. Rubin ‘kornkid’ Labroo – ₹34,810

6. Nadeem ‘SpadeHunter’ Basha – ₹27,848

7. Ayan ‘interalia_1’ Ray – ₹23,128

8. Vishal ‘Bhai9’ Marwaha – ₹18,526

9. Siddharthsjjain – ₹13,865

 

Winter Series-26 The Classic Progressive KO ₹5 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Entries – 175

Re-Entries – 121

Total Prize Pool – ₹5,92,000

Regular Prize Pool – ₹2,96,000

Bounty Prize Pool – ₹2,96,000

Places Paid – 27

PokerStars India’s Winter Series-26 The Classic Progressive KO ₹5 Lakhs GTD witnessed a prize pool of ₹5.92 Lakhs. The 296-entry field came from 175 unique players and an additional 121 re-entries. After deciding upon a deal heads-up, anonymous player ‘PepperChicken’ picked up ₹1.18 Lakhs (₹60,702 in prize money, and ₹58,265 in bounties) for the outright victory while ‘FeeD-oN-You’ took home ₹70,656 (₹54,211 in prize money, and ₹16,445 in bounties) as the runner-up.

Shardul ‘merci999’ Parthasarathi (3rd for ₹52,693), Rakshit ‘4betshov’ Vedh (4th for ₹30,692), Sandeep ‘effuno007’ Varma RS (5th for ₹37,422), Navajith ‘navajith’ Mohanan (7th for ₹24,232) were the notable finalists.

Others that finished in the money were Sahil ‘inaboobham’ Mahboobani (13th for ₹6,825), Ram ‘TheLagLawyer’ Kakkar (14th for ₹8,887), Kanchan ‘thandicoke’ Sharma (16th for ₹9,644), Dhinesh ‘you3betl4bet’ Kumar (17th for ₹5,535), Neel ‘Worm236’ Joshi (19th for ₹3,225), Hitesh ‘hiteshbhai999’ Batra (22nd for ₹5,319), Rajat ‘sharabikebabi’ Sharma (26th for ₹6,538), and PokerGuru Ambassadors Faiz ‘LFGgggg’ Alam (10th for ₹7,799), Kartik ‘TheInternetKid’ Ved (23rd for ₹3,600), and Devvrat ‘[email protected]’ Arya (24th for ₹6,475).

Final Table Results

1. PepperChicken – ₹1,18,967*

2. FeeD-oN-You – ₹70,656*

3. Shardul ‘merci999’ Parthasarathi – ₹52,693

4. Rakshit ‘4betshov’ Vedh – ₹30,692

5. Sandeep ‘effuno007’ Varma RS – ₹37,422

6. ARYAN5** – ₹26,650

7. Navajith ‘navajith’ Mohanan – ₹24,232

8. bossbaby97 – ₹17,819

9. sha5hi – ₹14,973

*denotes heads-up deal

 

Hexagram ₹2.5 Lakhs GTD – Adda52

Entries – 78

Re-entries – 64

Prize Pool – ₹2,58,442

Places Paid – 15

User ‘moneymagnet’ topped the 78 unique runners in Adda52’s Hexagram ₹2.5 Lakhs GTD last night and pocketed ₹73,009 in prize money. The event’s ₹2.58 Lakhs prize pool was distributed among the top 15 places, and notables who earned a piece of the pie included Sandeep ‘effuno’ Varma (2nd for ₹47,811) and Sumit ‘sumit4game’ Saurav (14th for ₹3,877).

Final Table Results

1. moneymagnet – ₹73,009

2. Sandeep ‘effuno’ Varma – ₹47,811

3. Madman7 – ₹33,597

4. rahulvar – ₹24,552

5. anirudh2796 – ₹18,091

6. StupidCommonMan – ₹11,630

7. chetakgowda – ₹9,692

8. zontory – ₹7,107

9. Pups – ₹5,815

 

Ultimate PLO ₹2 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Entries – 52

Re-buys – 46

Re-entries – 19

Prize Pool – ₹2,32,000

Places Paid – 9

Spartan Poker’s Ultron PLO ₹2 Lakhs GTD attracted 117 hopefuls (52 unique, 46 re-entries, and 19 re-buys) last night. The event surpassed its advertised guarantee to collect ₹2.32 Lakhs in prize money. The final three finishers struck a deal that saw ‘kattappa2’ snag the title and the winner’s cheque worth ₹50,139. Avinash ’spacecadet’ Tauro finished runner-up for ₹49,518 and ‘unruhmlich’ placed third for ₹48,357.

Only the final nine players could earn a payout, and this included Ritesh ‘Magicianrk’ Khatwani (5th for ₹18,560) and Jyoti Ranjan ‘joey114114’ Nayak (8th for ₹8,816).

Final Table Results

1. kattappa2 – ₹50,139

2. Avinash ’spacecadet’ Tauro – ₹49,518

3. unruhmlich – ₹48,357

4. the Snowman – ₹23,896

5. Ritesh ‘Magicianrk’ Khatwani – ₹18,560

6. DesiKanye – ₹14,384

7. icmizer – ₹11,368

8. Jyoti Ranjan ‘joey114114’ Nayak – ₹8,816

9. Vijkew – ₹6,960

 

Warrior Arena ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD – Poker Dangal

Entries – 76

Re-buys – 31

Prize Pool – ₹1,50,000

Places Paid – 17

Poker Dangal’s Warrior Arena ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD witnessed a 107-strong field (76 unique, 31 rebuys) that led to an overlay of ₹43,000. Anonymous user ‘VUTUARU’ rose to the top of the field to collect a prize of ₹36,000, after defeating ‘Jokermaniac’ who took home the second-place prize of ₹25,500.

Arunav ‘frankie08’ Mittal (4th for ₹13,500), Saksham ‘Razorfish ‘Sharma (10th for ₹3,375), Amit ‘pokers111’ Jaiswal (13th for ₹3,375), Lalit ‘MsDhoni07’ Devpal (15th for ₹3,000) also posted scores.

Final Table Results

1. VUTUARU – ₹36,000

2. Jokermaniac – ₹25,500

3. Sat567 – ₹18,000

4. Arunav ‘frankie08’ Mittal – ₹13,500

5. nivask77ksr – ₹10,500

6. mailbox – ₹7,500

7. bluffaces – ₹5,625

8. garypanga – ₹4,125

9. Magesh18102 – ₹3,750

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