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Daily Majors: Kamal Punjabi, Sajjan Barnwal, Vinay B & Aditya Singh Bank the Big Monday Scores

Daily Majors 06-09
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  • Attreyee Khasnabis September 7, 2021
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A slow-paced Monday witnessed several anonymous users bagging the flagship titles. The day’s biggest guaranteed event, Spartan Poker’s ReCharge, was taken down by last week’s The Race winner Rahul Kumar Jain for ₹1.58 Lakhs (heads-up deal).

Among the known names headlining the Monday action was Kamal Punjabi. He clinched back-to-back titles on PokerStars India, championing the Battle Royale for ₹1.13 Lakhs and the Primetime Grind for ₹11,241. Punjabi scored in two more events for ₹1.33 Lakhs in cumulative winnings.

The 2019 DPT ₹15K NLH Bounty champion Sajjan Barnwal has been in good form since Sunday when he finished third in Adda52`s controversial Mystique. Last night, he picked up another deep run with a second-place finish in the Iron Man for ₹1.21 Lakhs. The event was won by ‘bubba88’ for ₹2 Lakhs.

Vinay B made the winner’s list for a third consecutive day after taking down PokerBaazi’s Daily Sprint 5-Max for ₹92,243. He cashed in four more events, adding ₹1.21 Lakhs overall.

Up-and-coming poker talent Aditya Singh was also among the players who scored in multiple events last night. He netted ₹94,898 in Monday winnings on the back of four cashes, two of which were FT finishes.

Raghav Siddalinga, Aditya Kulkarni, Raghav Wahi, Ujjwal Rana, and Ravinder Singh won the other Monday marquees.

Here are the Monday highlights!


Spartan Poker

It`s the calm before the storm, with Spartan Poker`s Final Table Series 3.0 starting this Friday. The upcoming edition takes flight on September 10 and promises ₹12 Crores in 10 days.

Offering the biggest collected prize pool on an otherwise slow Monday was Spartan Poker’s ReCharge. The Monday flagship clocked in 450 entries, surpassing its ₹8 Lakhs guarantee by a significant ₹1 Lakh. Last Tuesday’s Race winner Rahul ‘Kya_sceneBro’ Kumar Jain navigated their way to the top, where he shipped the title for ₹1.58 Lakhs, following a heads-up deal with ‘_ap00rv’ (2nd for ₹1.43 Lakhs).

Rahul Kumar M Jain
Rahul Kumar M Jain


Rahul Jain now boasts ₹7.16 Lakhs in recorded winnings on the site and is in the green for ₹1.74 Lakhs.

demonrulzz’ was the other big winner on the site. They championed the ₹4.50 Lakhs GTD Deepstack for ₹92,389 after pipping ‘Ashoka1’ (2nd for ₹75,247) to the title.

godspeed’ (Won Night Rider – Monster Stack ₹2.10 Lakhs for ₹50,325), ‘ds002’ (Won Monster Stack ₹2.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹47,255), ‘Bluffbunny’ (Won Epic Insomniac ₹20K GTD for ₹7,400), ‘HEIST_00’ (Won Striker ₹15K GTD for ₹3,920), and ‘sinbanram’ (Won Epic Insomniac ₹15K GTD for ₹3,589) also won titles.



PokerBaazi’s biggest Monday draw, the ₹7.50 Lakhs GTD The Big Show, registered 287 entries, overlaying a negligible ₹32,500. VarenPokerrozer’ Chugh shipped the event to collect a personal-best (on PokerBaazi) ₹1.66 Lakhs. The site-reg Debneil ‘ChhotaDon’ Mukherjee placed runner-up for ₹1.16 Lakhs, improving his lifetime winnings to ₹79.55 Lakhs (₹9.85 Lakhs in profits).

Varen Chugh
Varen Chugh


After the win, Chugh now touched ₹1.66 Lakhs in recorded earnings on PokerBaazi with ₹1.59 Lakhs in net profits.

The former Sunday Superstack champion Aditya ‘konstantin’ Singh collected a cumulative ₹94,898 on Monday, including two FT scores.

Aditya Singh
Aditya Singh


His ITM finishes include:

> 5th in PokerBaazi’s The Big Show for ₹41,550

> 3rd in PokerBaazi’s Holdem Boost for ₹32,908

> 9th in Adda52’s Iron Man for ₹16,000

> 21st in PokerBaazi’s Daily Sprint 5-Max for ₹4,440

Aditya Singh’s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.43 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹42.08 Lakhs

The ₹4 Lakhs GTD Daily Sprint 5-Max saw the two-time BSS SuperStack champion Vinay ‘Vinstill’ Bk taking down the daily-running marquee for the second time last night for ₹92,243. On August 25, he had won the event for the first time for ₹1.01 Lakhs. PokerBaazi user ‘bungakat’ secured a runner-up payday worth ₹76,957, courtesy of a heads-up deal.

Vinay B
Vinay B


Saturday’s Excalibur and Sunday’s Turbo winner, Vinay BK, completed a hattrick by winning a marquee title for a third straight day. He raked in over ₹1.21 Lakhs from five ITM scores yesterday, touching ₹3.65 Crores in online winnings (₹62.34 Lakhs in net profits).

‘TheTamizhDurrr’ (Won Daily Night Sprint ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD for ₹40,760), Aditya ‘adit11’ Kulkarni (Won Holdem Boost ₹2 Lakhs GTD for ₹36,327), Raghav ‘Ragtag24’ Wahi (Won Daily Afternoon Sprint ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹29,077), ‘N1986’ (Won for PLO Boost Monster ₹1 Lakh GTD ₹28,150), ‘100NUJ1’ (Won PLO5 Boost ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹27,541), and ‘nitish92’ (Won 5-Max Daily ₹50K GTD for ₹11,308) bagged the other Monday titles on PokerBaazi.


PokerStars India

The biggest draw on PokerStars India, the ₹5 Lakhs GTD Battle Royale, registered a starting field of 174 entrants, overlaying ₹65,000, and the top 17 places made it in the money. After almost seven hours of action, Kamal ‘kamalpunjabi’ Punjabi came out on top to win ₹1.13 Lakhs. PokerStars India loyalist ‘raghav1990’ placed runner-up for ₹63,136.

Kamal Punjabi
Kamal Punjabi


Last night, Kamal Punjabi won a second title on PokerStars India and cashed in two more events for ₹1.33 Lakhs in cumulative earnings.

His ITM finishes include:

> 1st in Battle Royale for ₹1.13 Lakhs

> 1st in Primetime Grind for ₹11,241

> 20th in The Big Show for ₹7,425

> 55th in Nano Inception for ₹838

The ₹1.75 Lakhs GTD Deepstack gathered a player pool of 141 runners to generate a 1.76 Lakhs prize pool, and the top 15 places finished ITM. The user ‘Donkeshwar’ was the last player standing and won ₹42,183 following a heads-up deal with ‘j0ker_8008’ (2nd for ₹26,724).

The user ‘TheBlack(3’ was among the standout winners on the site as they won two events on Monday. The user shipped the ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD Ultrasonic for ₹36,999 and the ₹50K GTD Deepstack for ₹12,260!

Ravinder ‘DRUMLORD88’ Singh (Won Afternoon on Stars ₹60K GTD for ₹18,432), and Kamal ‘kamalpunjabi’ Punjabi (Won Primetime Grind ₹50K GTD for ₹11,240) shipped the other PokerStars India marquees.



Adda52`s ₹8 Lakhs GTD Iron Man got hit the hardest last night and ended up filling in ₹2.44 Lakhs in overlays after only 278 participants signed up to play. The user ‘bubba88’ won the event for ₹2 Lakhs. Sunday’s Mystique third-place finisher Sajjan ‘haitohhai’ Barnwal finished second for ₹1.21 Lakhs.

Sajjan Barnwal
Sajjan Barnwal


The WPT India Mega Leaderboard topper Raghav ‘FuckedUpLife’ Siddalinga locked horns with Raghav ‘mrbean98’ Ananth heads-up in the ₹3 Lakhs GTD Voyager. Of the two Raghav’s, Siddalinga eventually prevailed and won ₹94,250, while his name twin, Ananth, settled for a runner-up finish worth ₹57,116.

Raghav Siddalinga currently sits on ₹78.46 Lakhs in recorded earnings on Adda52 and ₹27.8 Lakhs in net profits.

‘Therealslimshady’ (Won Nano DST ₹1.75 Lakhs GTD for ₹61,645), ‘bhaibhai001’ (Won Nano Siesta ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹32,700), ‘adi2244’ (Won Nano Inception ₹1.70 Lakhs GTD for ₹32,560), Ujjwal ‘fullfront’ Rana (Won Nano Monday Adda ₹90K GTD for ₹22,222), Ravinder ‘ravikirti’ Singh (Won Nano Crack Jack ₹70K GTD for ₹17,936) and ‘messironaldo007’ (Won Nano Battleship ₹25K GTD for ₹9,540) shipped the other Adda52 marquees.

The other Monday winners:

PlayerPrize AmountEventPoker Site
Raghav 'FuckedUpLife' Siddalinga₹94,250Voyager ₹3 Lakhs GTDAdda52
Vinay 'Vinstill' B₹92,243Daily Sprint 5-Max ₹4 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Therealslimshady ₹61,645Nano DST ₹1.75 Lakhs GTDAdda52
godspeed₹50,325Night Rider - Monster Stack ₹2.10 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
ds002₹47,255Monster Stack ₹2.50 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
Donkeshwar₹42,183Deepstack ₹1.75 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
TheTamizhDurrr₹40,760Daily Night Sprint ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
‘TheBlack(3’₹36,999Ultrasonic ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD

PokerStars India
Aditya 'adit11' Kulkarni₹36,327Holdem Boost ₹2 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
bhaibhai001₹32,700Nano Siesta ₹1 Lakh GTDAdda52
adi2244₹32,560Nano Inception ₹1.70 Lakhs GTDAdda52
Raghav 'Ragtag24' Wahi₹29,077Daily Afternoon Sprint ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
N1986₹28,150PLO Boost Monster ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
100NUJ1₹27,541PLO5 Boost ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
Ujjwal ‘fullfront’ Rana₹22,222Nano Monday Adda ₹90K GTDAdda52
Ravinder ‘DRUMLORD88’ Singh₹18,432Afternoon on Stars ₹60K GTDPokerStars India
Ravinder ‘ravikirti’ Singh₹17,936Nano Crack Jack ₹70K GTDAdda52
DingDong₹15,496Epic ₹1 Lakh GTDSpartan Poker
TheBlack(3’₹12,260Deepstack ₹50K GTDPokerStars India
nitish92₹11,3085-Max Daily ₹50K GTDPokerBaazi
Kamal ‘kamalpunjabi’ Punjabi₹11,240Primetime Grind ₹50K GTDPokerStars India
messironaldo007₹9,540Nano Battleship ₹25K GTDAdda52
88bluff₹9,300Monday Mega ₹30K GTDPokerDangal
Chancetaker₹4,300Quick Freeze PLO ₹10K GTDKhelo365


Iron Man 8 Lakhs GTD Adda52

Buy-in – ₹2,200

Entries – 183

Re-entries – 195

Prize Pool – ₹8,00,000

Places Paid – 38

Adda52’s ₹8 Lakhs GTD Iron Man found a champion in ‘bubba88’ who won ₹2 Lakhs after beating Sajjan ‘haitohhai’ Barnwal (2nd for ₹1.21 Lakhs) in the heads-up play.

Sajjan Barnwal’s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.35 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹29.45 Lakhs

The ₹2,200 entry buy-in event could only muster 278 participants (includes 195 re-entries), experiencing a glaring ₹2.44 Lakhs overlay shortfall (an almost 30% deficit). The 8 PM tourney got in the books at 2:38 AM, and the top 38 places got paid.

Abhishek ‘Quant00’ Reddy Rachur (4th for ₹64,000), Harsh ‘BuddhaBhikari’ Dembla (5th for ₹43,200), and Daily SPRINT fourth-place finisher Karan ‘Reg_Slayer’ Radia (6th for ₹30,000) FT-ed the tourney!

Final Table Results

  1. bubba88 – ₹2,00,000
  2. Sajjan ‘haitohhai’ Barnwal – ₹1,21,200
  3. raj413 – ₹88,000
  4. Abhishek ‘Quant00’ Reddy Rachur – ₹64,000
  5. Harsh ‘BuddhaBhikari’ Dembla – ₹43,200
  6. Karan ‘Reg_Slayer’ Radia – ₹30,000


ReCharge ₹8 Lakhs GTD Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹2,200

Entries – 202

Re-entries – 73

Re-buys – 175

Prize Pool – ₹9,00,000

Places Paid – 39

Spartan Poker’s ReCharge booked a profitable run, collecting ₹9 Lakhs in the prize pool on the back of a 450-player entry field. Last Tuesday’s The Race champion Rahul ‘Kya_sceneBro’ Kumar Jain was the last player standing and won₹1.58 Lakhs after striking a heads-up deal with ‘_ap00rv’ (2nd for ₹1.43 Lakhs).

The Monday victory has boosted Rahul Jain’s recorded winnings on Spartan Poker to ₹7.16 Lakhs and ₹1.74 Lakhs in net profits.

Unnikrishnan ‘parzival74’ Nair (4th for ₹70,830), Faiz ‘SoJaoBhaiya’ Alam (6th for ₹42,030), and Manas ‘Conclusion1100’ Nayak (8th for ₹22,680) also FT-ed the event.

Final Table Results

  1. Rahul ‘Kya_sceneBro’ Kumar Jain – ₹1,57,712*
  2. _ap00rv – ₹1,42,708*
  3. Sweetie12 – ₹87,750
  4. Unnikrishnan ‘parzival74’ Nair – ₹70,830
  5. chiku16 – ₹55,530
  6. Faiz ‘SoJaoBhaiya’ Alam – ₹42,030
  7. enigma77 – ₹30,870
  8. Manas ‘Conclusion1100’ Nayak – ₹22,680

*denotes heads-up deal


The Big Show 7.50 Lakhs GTD – PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹2,750

Entries – 157

Re-entries – 130

Prize Pool – ₹7,50,000

Places Paid – 36

PokerBaazi’s ₹7.50 Lakhs GTD The Big Show attracted 287 entries to register a nominal ₹32,500 in overlays. It took precisely seven hours and 21 minutes of play for the Varen ‘Pokerrozer’ Chugh to take down the title for a personal-best (on PokerBaazi) ₹1.66 Lakhs. Online reg Debneil ‘ChhotaDon’ Mukherjee finished runner-up for ₹1.16 Lakhs.

Rishabh ‘rishabhjuneja’ Juneja (3rd for ₹74,775), last night`s Holdem Boost third-place finisher Aditya ‘konstantin’ Singh (5th for ₹41,550), Tarush ‘Busterr’ Gupta (6th for ₹33,225), Bharath ‘hzgod’ Kumar (7th for ₹27,600) & Siddharth ‘siddchat’ Chaturvedi (8th for ₹22,125) also FT-ed the tourney!

Mohit ‘thejoker’ Mehta bubbled the FT in ninth place for ₹16,575.

Final Table Results

  1. Varen ‘Pokerrozer’ Chugh – ₹1,65,675
  2. Debneil ‘ChhotaDon’ Mukherjee – ₹1,16,250
  3. Rishabh ‘rishabhjuneja’ Juneja – ₹74,775
  4. savvyboi – ₹55,350
  5. Aditya ‘konstantin’ Singh – ₹41,550
  6. Tarush ‘Busterr’ Gupta – ₹33,225
  7. Bharath ‘hzgod’ Kumar – ₹27,600
  8. Siddharth ‘siddchat’ Chaturvedi – ₹22,125


Battle Royale (7-Max) 5 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹2,750

Entries – 99

Re-entries – 75

Total Prize Pool – ₹5,00,000

Regular Prize Pool – ₹2,82,500

Bounty Prize Pool – ₹2,17,500

Places Paid – 17

Kamal ‘kamalpunjabi’ Punjabi went on a tear on PokerStars India last night, championing two events in one session. The more prominent of the two was his winning run in the ₹5 Lakhs GTD Battle Royale for ₹1.13 Lakhs. Punjabi also won the Primetime Grind for ₹11,241 and raked in over ₹1.33 Lakhs cumulatively – includes two other ITM finishes.

‘raghav1990’ (2nd for ₹63,136), Ram ‘TheLagLawyer’ Kakkar (3rd for ₹43,493), and Akshay ‘VaahBhaiVaah’ Gupta (6th for ₹21,140) also FT-ed Battle Royale.

The ₹2,750 entry buy-in event filled in ₹65,000 overlays after witnessing 174 signups. The 7:30 PM tourney culminated at 2:22 AM, and the top 17 places finished in the money.

Final Table Results (Including Bounties)

  1. Kamal ‘kamalpunjabi’ Punjabi – ₹1,13,312
  2. raghav1990 – ₹63,136
  3. Ram ‘TheLagLawyer’ Kakkar – ₹43,493
  4. ssmg6617 – ₹34,901
  5. akshay87 – ₹32,839
  6. Akshay ‘VaahBhaiVaah’ Gupta – ₹21,140
  7. kabir2298 – ₹21,280


Deepstack ₹4.50 Lakhs GTD Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 271

Re-entries – 79

Re-buys – 176

Prize Pool – ₹5,26,000

Places Paid – 47

Spartan Poker`s ₹4.50 Lakhs GTD Deepstack had 526 runners in the fray, and only the top 47 got a piece of the ₹5.26 Lakhs prize pool. The mystery player ‘demonrulzz’ came out trumps and won ₹92,389, beating ‘Ashoka1’ (2nd for ₹75,247) to the finish line.

Kritika ‘bobdebuilder’ Sharma (3rd for ₹48,813) and Anuj ‘Anuj16101’ Laddhad (4th for ₹39,503) also FT-ed the event.


Daily SPRINT 5-Max 4 Lakhs GTD – PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹2,200

Entries – 96

Re-entries – 68

Prize Pool – ₹4,00,000

Places Paid – 21

PokerBaazi`s daily-running turbo event, the ₹4 Lakhs GTD Daily SPRINT 5-Max, bought in 164 contenders and the top 21 finishers benefitted from the ₹72,000 in overlay value added by the site.

It took under five hours for Vinay ‘Vinstill’ B to take down the title – and he booked a win for a third straight day for ₹92,243. It was also his second time winning the Daily SPRINT. He had won the event for the first time on August 25 for ₹1.01 Lakhs.

PokerBaazi user ‘bungakat’ placed runner-up for ₹76,957, courtesy of a heads-up deal.

Young Gun Karan ‘Apocalypto’ Radia (4th for ₹33,200) and Atul ‘atulkhurana’ Khurana (5th for ₹24,920) also FT-ed the tourney!


Voyager ₹3 Lakhs GTD Adda52

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 199

Re-entries – 178

Prize Pool – ₹3,77,000

Places Paid – 30

The recent WPTOI Mega leaderboard topper Raghav ‘FuckedUpLife’ Siddalinga was the last player standing in Adda52’s ₹3 Lakhs GTD Voyager and won ₹94,250. Raghav’ mrbean98′ Ananth finished runner-up for ₹57,116.

Notably, Siddalinga cashed 49 times at the WPTOI series and won four titles. He now boasts ₹78.46 Lakhs in recorded online earnings on Adda52.

Last night, the Voyager fared much better than Iron Man. The ₹1,100 entry buy-in event gathered a 377-player field, and the top 30 places got paid from the ₹3.77 Lakhs prize pool.

Adda52 regular Jagat ‘jk307’ Bhandari (4th for ₹30,160), and Basant ‘Rush99’ Kumar Singh (7th for ₹11,310) also FT-ed the event.


Deepstack 1.75 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹1,375

Entries – 89

Re-entries – 52

Total Prize Pool – ₹1,76,250

Regular Prize Pool – ₹88,125

Bounty Prize Pool – ₹88,125

Places Paid – 15

PokerStars India’s ₹1.75 Lakhs GTD Deepstack found a champion in ‘Donkeshwar,’ who claimed a winner’s paycheck worth ₹42,183. They struck a heads-up deal with ‘j0ker_8008’ (2nd for ₹26,724).

Ravinder ‘DRUMLORD88’ Singh (4th for ₹11,903), Akshay ‘VaahBhaiVaah’ Gupta (5th for ₹9,091), Pranav ‘pkpok13’ Khandalkar (6th for ₹6,036), Umesh ‘dhondu.chilll’ Sharma (8th for ₹5,650), and Armaan ‘armaan007111’ Kochhar (9th for ₹3,209) also FT-ed the tourney!


Monday Mega ₹30K GTD PokerDangal

Buy-in – ₹330

Entries – 40

Rebuys – 13

Prize Pool – ₹30,000

Places Paid – 8

PokerDangal’s Monday Mega brought in 53 runners, and the user ’88bluff’ outlasted them all to clinch the title for ₹9,300. ‘flashsurya’ finished second for ₹6,300.

Site regular Satyam ‘Joonjoon’ Joon placed fourth for ₹3,300.


Quick Freeze PLO ₹10K GTD Khelo365

Buy-in – ₹220

Entries – 23

Re-entries – 20

Prize Pool – ₹10,000

Places Paid – 5

The ₹10K GTD, Quick Freeze PLO on Khelo365 declared ‘Chancetaker’ the champion. The player fired five bullets before taking down the title for ₹4,300, besting ‘Hangcock’ (2nd for ₹2,300) heads-up.


This report was updated at 6:30 PM on 07.09.2021.

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