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Daily Majors: Kanav Parwal, Siddharth Pandey, Piyush Jain & Nitin Rawat Reel in the Top Wednesday Scores

Kanav Parwal, Siddharth Pandey, Piyush Jain, Nitin Rawat
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  • Namita Ghosh May 19, 2022

The MTT regs were busy playing Day 1 of the ₹25K Kick-Off at IPC Megastacks in Jhapa yesterday! Still, there was no shortage of competitive play on the virtual felts, and once again, multiple players bagged two titles each.

Wednesday also marked the start of India`s biggest online tournament, the ₹5 Crores GTD #BBE ENDBOSS! PokerBaazi ran the first of five starting flights of the ENDBOSS last night, with 123 players advancing to Day 2.

Kanav Parwal emerged as Wednesday’s top scorer. He took down Adda52’s Maverick for ₹3.90 Lakhs, grabbing his first title in four months. The #1 ranked player of the year, Young Gun Anuj Yadav, playing from Nepal, secured a runner-up payday of ₹1.90 Lakhs.

The IOPC JULY 2021– United champion Piyush Jain captured Spartan Poker’s Wednesday headliner, Destiny, for ₹2.92 Lakhs and a seat in the Destiny 23.0 SnG Finale after striking a heads-up deal with poker streamer Nitin Rawat (2nd for ₹2.65 Lakhs).

The sports entrepreneur settled in Dubai, Siddharth Pandey, pulled out one of his most prolific runs of the year, winning two headline tournaments for ₹3.81 Lakhs overall. The two-time BSS SuperStack champion took down PokerBaazi’s The Pride for ₹2.72 Lakhs and PokerStars India’s Night on Stars for ₹1.05 Lakhs.

Hemant Meena was another trailblazer on PokerBaazi! He won the (7-Max) SPRINT for ₹1.25 Lakhs and chopped the title with Ankit Khattar (2nd for ₹1.23 Lakhs). He also crossed the finish line in the super-fast Hyper SPRINT (48,300) and cashed another four events, netting ₹1.90 Lakhs overall.

This week`s Sunday Highroller champion, Young Gun Karan Radia, came out on top in Adda52`s La Luna to collect ₹1.10 Lakhs, picking up his second title this week.

Puneet Sachan bagged his first title in almost four months in PokerBaazi’s Daily SPRINT, netting ₹1.05 Lakhs. He struck a heads-up deal with Aamir Husain (2nd for ₹1.04 Lakhs).

Poker streamer Animesh Thakur was another player with two title victories to his name. He took down Spartan Poker’s Night Rider – Monster Stack (₹42,000) and PokerBaazi`s Daily Morning SPRINT (₹14,479), rounding up ₹58,486 in Wednesday earnings!

Arpan Majhi, Shobhit Bhargava, Rajneesh Thakur, Biplob Rana, Taliwabang Jamir, Kashish Gupta, and Partho Datta won the other Wednesday marquees.

Here are the Wednesday highlights!

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PokerBaazi

ENDBOSS Day 1A – ₹5 Crores GTD

Buy-in – 11,000

Entries – 752

Re-entries – 108

Survivors – 123

The most-awaited online tournament of the year, PokerBaazi’s 5 Crores GTD #BBE ENDBOSS, made a grand return last night. The hunt for the next ENDBOSS is now underway and the first of the events’ five starting flights logged in 860 entries (752 unique and 108 re-entries). After a little over five hours of action, 123 among them bagged a stack for Day 2.

Dinesh ‘Daddu26’ Singh (321,000) topped the Day 1 chip counts, with PokerGuru Ambassador Nadeem ‘SpadeHunter’ Basha (315,000) and Ayush ‘Proman502’ Garg (308,000) hot on his heels.

‘Raja93822’ (270,000), Raubin ‘Pkhelp123’ Sainju (268,000), ‘Maverick2916’ (247,000), ‘Anantrocks’ (236,000), Rony ‘Bisadip176’ Chowdhury (232,000), Abhishek ‘abhi3333’ Garg (222,000), and Sahil ‘You3bi4b’ Nair (217,000) were others who made the top 10 chip count’s list.

The ENDBOSS runs another four starting flights before Day 2 on Sunday, May 22.

Dinesh Singh
Dinesh Singh

 

Top 10 Chip Counts at the End of Day 1A

  1. Dinesh ‘Daddu26’ Singh – 321,000
  2. Nadeem ‘SpadeHunter’ Basha – 315,000
  3. Ayush ‘Proman502’ Garg – 308,000
  4. Raja93822 – 270,000
  5. Raubin ‘Pkhelp123’ Sainju – 268,000
  6. Maverick2916 – 247,000
  7. Anantrocks – 236,000
  8. Rony ‘Bisadip176’ Chowdhury – 232,000
  9. Abhishek ‘abhi3333’ Garg – 222,000
  10. Sahil ‘You3bi4b’ Nair – 217,000

 

The Pride – 10 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 3,850

Entries – 209

Re-entries – 161

Prize Pool – 12,95,000

Places Paid – 45

Even with the #BBE ENDBOSS hogging most of the spotlight, PokerBaazi’s Wednesday headliner, 10 Lakhs GTD The Pride, filled in a guarantee-crushing 370-player field, and the top 45 places took a bite out of the 12.95 Lakhs prize pool.

The two-time BSS SuperStack winner Siddharth ‘Siddonuts’ Pandey was the last player standing and won the primetime tournament for 2.72 Lakhs after beating the #1 ranked player of the year, Young Gun Anuj ‘brockLesnar95’ Yadav (2nd for 1.90 Lakhs), heads-up.

The sports entrepreneur currently residing in Dubai, Siddharth Pandey, following the footsteps of Rubin Labroo & Vikram Ved Batra, who had won two titles each on Tuesday, won a second headliner last night. He took down PokerStars India’s 5 Lakhs GTD Night on Stars for 1.05 Lakhs, and made another two ITM finishes, making for a total take-home worth 3.81 Lakhs.

His Wednesday finishes include:

> 1st in PokerBaazi’s The Pride for 2.72 Lakhs

> 1st in PokerStars India’s Night on Stars for 1.05 Lakhs (his third time winning the Wednesday flagship)

> 27th in PokerBaazi’s Holdem BOOST for 2,340

> 13th in PokerBaazi’s PLO BOOST Monster for 1,872

Siddharth Pandey’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 4.07 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 32.91 Lakhs | Annual Winnings: 56.78 Lakhs |Titles Won in 2022: #9

Deepesh ‘deep1221’ Raka FT-ed both the events Pandey won, netting 85,390 altogether. His Wednesday finishes include:

> 5th in PokerBaazi’s The Pride for 67,988

> 8th in PokerStars India’s Night on Stars for 17,402

Siddharth Pandey
Siddharth Pandey

 

Final Table Results

  1. Siddharth ‘Siddonuts’ Pandey – 2,71,950
  2. Anuj ‘brockLesnar95’ Yadav – 1,90,365
  3. Snehil99 – 1,22,378
  4. Rishabh ‘bongfc’ Choudhary – 90,650
  5. Deepesh ‘deep1221’ Raka – 67,988
  6. Ujjwal ‘Mr_Robot’ Narwal – 54,390
  7. Ashit ‘nexus010’ Sharma – 45,325
  8. Karan ‘bozo’ Kapur – 36,260

 

(7-Max) SPRINT – 5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 1,650

Entries – 283

Re-Entries – 218

Prize Pool – 7,51,500

Places Paid – 63

The three-time Holdem BOOST winner Hemant ‘hkm2828’ Meena cut through the 501-entry field in PokerBaazi’s 5 Lakhs GTD (7-Max) SPRINT, winning the title for a career-best 1.25 Lakhs. Ankit ’tiltplay’ Khattar collected 1.23 Lakhs in second place, courtesy of a heads-up deal.

Hemant Meena had a smashing Wednesday run and was one of at least three players who won two titles yesterday. He booked his second title victory in PokerBaazi’s 2 Lakhs GTD Hyper SPRINT, netting 48,300. Meena cashed another four events, collectively adding 1.90 Lakhs.

His Wednesday finishes on PokerBaazi include:

> 1st in (7-MAX) SPRINT for 1.25 Lakhs

> 1st in Hyper SPRINT for 48,300

> 34th in The Pride for 8,418

> 22nd Holdem BOOST for 2,640

> 26th in Daily Boost for 2,590

> 11th in Daily Afternoon SPRINT for 2,154

Hemant Meena’s PokerBaazi stats: Site Winnings: 22.78 Lakhs | Site Profits: 8.32 Lakhs| Titles Won in 2022: #3

Ankit Khattar
Ankit Khattar

 

Final Table Results

  1. Hemant ‘hkm2828’ Meena – 1,25,404*
  2. Ankit ’tiltplay’ Khattar – 1,22,966*
  3. Nilansh ‘nilansh13’ Rajput – 65,831
  4. Sagittarius – 48,697
  5. Mithun ‘Aghoora’ HN – 36,523
  6. Raghavendra ‘ThikanaCK’ Hada – 29,309
  7. Prasit ‘Stungunner’ Chowdhury – 24,424

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

Daily SPRINT (7-Max) – 5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 2,200

Entries – 147

Re-entries – 114

Prize Pool – 5,22,000

Places Paid – 27

The former BSS MonsterStack winner Puneet ‘puneetdurr111’ Sachan ended a four-month-long title drought last night, taking down PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) Daily SPRINT for 1.05 Lakhs. He chopped the title with Aamir ‘flipper’ Husain (2nd for 1.04 Lakhs).

Puneet Sachan also cashed the other (7-Max) SPRINT on PokerBaazi (17th for 7,515), altogether banking 1.13 Lakhs. His online stats (excluding PokerStars India): Lifetime Winnings: 19.08 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: 3.31 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #3

The ever-consistent Mohit ‘thejoker’ Mehta fired up three ITM runs last night, pocketing 66,221. His Wednesday finishes include:

> 7th in Adda52’s Maverick for 41,250

> 7th in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) Daily SPRINT for 20,462

> 28th in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) SPRINT for 4,509

Puneet Sachan
Puneet Sachan

 

Final Table Results

  1. Puneet ‘puneetdurr111’ Sachan – 1,05,082*
  2. Aamir ‘flipper’ Husain – 1,03,927*
  3. Abhimanyu ‘AbhimanyuMittal’ Mittal – 55,436
  4. naughtydude911 – 41,029
  5. Puneet ‘neo1’ Dua – 30,798
  6. bullets777 – 24,638
  7. Mohit ‘thejoker’ Mehta – 20,462

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

‘royalpunter’ (Won Daily Boost 2.50 Lakhs GTD for 73,339), Arpan ‘Novus’ Majhi (Won Holdem BOOST 3 Lakhs GTD for 66,270), ‘apexpredator26’ (Won Daily Night SPRINT 1.50 Lakhs GTD for 53,652), Rajneesh ‘msdhoni’ Thakur (Won SPRINT 1 AM 1 Lakh GTD for40,593), Taliwabang ‘Meverick’ Jamir (Won PLO Boost Monster 1 Lakh GTD for 31,356), ‘pokerbaazijul’ (Won Daily Afternoon SPRINT 1 Lakh GTD for 29,664), Kashish ‘kashish007’ Gupta (Won Evening SPRINT 1 Lakh GTD for 24,647), and ‘Babeesh’ (Won 5-Max Daily 50K GTD for 15,043) won the other PokerBaazi marquees!

 

Spartan Poker

Destiny – ₹15 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹5,500

Entries – 153

Re-entries – 44

Rebuys- 102

Prize Pool – ₹15,00,000

Places Paid – 27

The former IOPC – United champion Piyush ‘jacks_apart’ Jain added the missing Destiny title to his name last night. The former Destiny runner-up finisher ran past a 299-strong entry field to finally clinch the Wednesday headliner for ₹2.92 Lakhs – his best finish this year – and a seat in the Destiny 23.0 SnG Finale. Poker streamer Nitin ‘NITINABD’ Rawat finished runner-up for ₹2.65 Lakhs, courtesy of a heads-up deal.

Piyush Jain’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹89.22 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: ₹11.29 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #2

The ₹5,500 buy-in event fell one entry short of hitting its ₹15 Lakhs prize pool guarantee.

Piyush Jain
Piyush Jain

 

Final Table Results

  1. Piyush ‘jacks_apart’ Jain – ₹2,91,749*
  2. Nitin ‘NITINABD’ Rawat – ₹2,64,751*
  3. Karan ‘ENGINERLONDA’ Malhotra – ₹1,54,350
  4. ToTheMoon – ₹1,25,850
  5. Uttam Kumar ‘chinunew’ Sinha – ₹1,00,350
  6. Siddharth ‘SherRun’ Karia – ₹77,100
  7. Meshuggee4 – ₹56,100
  8. MysticRiver – ₹40,650

 

Wednesday Vibes – ₹3 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,650

Entries – 128

Re-entries – 39

Rebuys – 61

Prize Pool – ₹3,42,000

Places Paid – 23

The mystery reg ‘OfcourseOfcourse’ walked away with the Wednesday Vibes title and ₹79,515 in prize money, with Advait ‘GTfO18’ Rajguru raking in ₹53,865 in second place.

‘OfcourseOfcourse’`s Spartan Poker stats: Site Winnings: ₹58.15 Lakhs | Site Profits: ₹12.73 Lakhs

Advait Rajguru
Advait Rajguru

 

Final Table Results

  1. OfcourseOfcourse – ₹79,515
  2. Advait ‘GTfO18’ Rajguru – ₹53,865
  3. Shobhit ‘StuUngar 0002’ Gupta – ₹35,910
  4. khela hobe – ₹29,412
  5. pinkflyod – ₹23,598
  6. Nannav – ₹18,297
  7. IPoopNuts – ₹13,543
  8. Rishabh ‘radda’ Gupta – ₹9,952

 

Poker streamer Animesh animeshthThakur was another Wednesday trailblazer with two titles to his name and ₹58,486 in collective earnings.

> 1st in Spartan Poker`s Night Rider – Monster Stack for ₹42,000

> 1st in PokerBaazi’s Daily Morning SPRINT for ₹14,479

‘MysticRiver’ (Won Monster Stack ₹2 Lakhs GTD for ₹48,732), Biplob ‘hellhell’ Rana (Won Sundowner ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹32,980), and ‘Mangs’ (Won Afternoon Kick-Off ₹70K GTD for ₹25,900) won the other Spartan Poker marquees.

 

PokerStars India

Night on Stars – 5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 2,750

Entries – 78

Re-entries – 58

Prize Pool – 5,00,000

Places Paid – 17

Shortly before shipping PokerBaazi’s The Pride last night, Siddharth ‘siddonuts’ Pandey scored the winning touchdown in PokerStars India’s 5 Lakhs GTD Night on Stars! He won the Wednesday flagship for the third time for 1.05 Lakhs, with Mandar ‘MAMA4000’ Madaye collecting 81,190 in second place.

Yesterday, Siddharth Pandey cashed in two more events and made Day 2 in the #BBE ENDBOSS, altogether banking 3.81 Lakhs for his efforts. His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 4.07 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 32.91 Lakhs | Annual Winnings: 56.78 Lakhs |Titles Won in 2022: #9

The 2,750 buy-in event signed up 136 entrants, registering an overlay shortfall of 1.60 Lakhs.

Mandar Madaye
Mandar Madaye

 

Final Table Results

  1. Siddharth ‘siddonuts’ Pandey – 1,04,951
  2. Mandar ‘MAMA4000’ Madaye – 81,190
  3. singhbliing23 – 62,809
  4. IMR444 – 48,589
  5. Arun ‘realruny’ Sriram – 37,588
  6. Akshay ‘powershell42’ Asawa – 29,078
  7. awanabsa – 22,495
  8. Deepesh ‘deep12322’ Raka – 17,402
  9. Atishay ‘momstacos’ Samuel – 13,462

 

Big Bubble Rush – 1.50 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 1,100

Entries – 71

Re-Entries – 59

Total Prize Pool – 1,50,000

Regular Prize Pool – 85,000

Bounty Prize Pool – 65,000

Places Paid – 14

The mystery player ‘IamD1992’ was the last player standing in the 1.50 Lakhs GTD Big Bubble Rush and won the 9:30 PM marquee for 42,161 (25,906 in bounties). Sandeep ‘effuno007’ Varma RS placed second for 20,411 (4,156 in bounties).

The 1,100 buy-in fell 10,000 short of its listed guarantee as only 140 players signed up to play.

Sandeep Varma RS
Sandeep Varma RS

 

Final Table Results (Including Bounties)

  1. IamD1992 – 42,161
  2. Sandeep ‘effuno007’ Varma RS – 20,411
  3. Iamdnutzz2207 – 13,998
  4. Vikram ‘swingtrader23’ Ved Batra – 11,851
  5. khushaal25 – 9,501
  6. Clinton ‘Clinton Tavares’ Tavares – 8,327
  7. Arpan ‘Vasusenaa’ Majhi – 5,795

 

‘Xbox0710’ (Won Ultrasonic 1 Lakh GTD for 26,215), ‘MarauderJack’ (Won Afternoon on Stars 50K GTD for 15,087), ‘Kush0078’ (Won Deepstack 50K GTD for 12,459), ‘theSinghMan’ (Won Primetime Grind 50K GTD for 8,781) won the other PokerStars India marquees.

 

Adda52

Maverick – ₹15 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹2,750

Entries – 283

Re-entries – 265

Prize Pool – ₹15,00,000

Places Paid – 55

The former PPL The Endeavour and the Millionaire Series-The Elite champion, Kanav ‘alibaba_kings’ Parwal, broke a four-month-long dry spell in style last night. He outlasted a 548-entry field in Adda52`s ₹15 Lakhs GTD Maverick to collect the day`s best ₹3.90 Lakhs in prize money. His heads-up opponent ‘peaceyo’ made away with ₹2.21 Lakhs in second place.

The ₹2,750 buy-in event filled in ₹1.30 Lakhs in overlays.

Kanav Parwal
Kanav Parwal

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