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Daily Majors: Armaan Kochhar, Sagar Choudhury, Gokul Raj, Aman Parakh & Tanmay Sahoo Crush the Friday MTTs

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  • Namita Ghosh June 12, 2021
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Brace yourself for an explosive weekend of MTT action that will have massive guaranteed events like The Millionaire, The DOPT Main Event, Summer Series Main Event, and the UVS Main Event running simultaneously.

However, what makes this coming Sunday even more exciting is the much-awaited debut of the jaw-dropping ₹15 Crores GTD National Poker Series (NPS) on PokerBaazi! PokerBaazi has been running the mega-satellite series, the ‘Road to NPS,’ offering more affordable entry paths to the NPS flagships. Check out the NPS schedule and more details here.

Coming back to the Friday highlights, Young Gun Karan Majestic’ Radia was the day`s biggest winner. The long-time MTT pro bested a reg-laden 350-entry field in Spartan Poker’s The Elite to claim the single-biggest score of the day worth ₹7.40 Lakhs. He placed third in the Futuristic for ₹82,800 and fifth in the PLO BOOST Monster for ₹8,844, collecting a hefty ₹8.30+ Lakhs overall. Finishing second behind Radia in The Elite was Abhishek Pandey, who won ₹4.98 Lakhs.

Last week`s Maverick champion Armaan Kochhar came out on top in the DOPT – PLO Special for ₹4.71 Lakhs, also placing fifth in The Elite for ₹2.25 Lakhs. Kochhar ended a hugely satisfying Friday night grind with over ₹7 Lakhs in total winnings.

Online crusher Sagar Choudhury won PokerBaazi`s The Weekly HighRoller for the second time for ₹4.48 Lakhs.

The #1 ranked player of the week, PokerGuru Ambassador Gokul Raj, picked up a third-place score in The Elite for ₹3.51 Lakhs, supplementing that with two more FT finishes for almost ₹4 Lakhs in total winnings.

Rising Star Aman Parakh continued his hot run to post eight ITM finishes that included winning The Futuristic for ₹1.89 Lakhs. He added ₹2.80 Lakhs in total winnings.

Last week’s Summer Series Uppercut champion Tanmaya Sahoo defended the title to win ₹2.37 Lakhs.

Here are the Friday highlights!

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Spartan Poker

Spartan Poker’s second The Millionaire edition of June ran Day 1B on Friday. The event added 332 entries, and 44 among them survived through to Day 2. The reigning “PokerGuru Star of the Week” Gokul ‘Super Kings’ Raj (230,655) grabbed the end of Day 1A chip lead with Rishab ‘NoChanc3’ Malik (170,285) and former Millionaire champion Saurabh ‘darksider’ Rohila (165,190) carrying forward the other top stacks.

Gokul Raj
Gokul Raj


Counting the 303 entrants from Day 1A, The Millionaire has filled in 635 entries already. There are three more flights to go before Day 2 on Sunday.

Spartan Poker’s The Elite has always been a runaway hit with players. However, with two flagship MTT stops running across other sites saw its player turnout dropping by almost 42 entries since last week. Nevertheless, the 350-entry field was enough to surpass the ₹35 Lakhs prize pool guarantee. Seasoned MTT reg and our former Young Gun Karan Majestic’ Radia came out on top in the Friday night flagship to collect the single-biggest score of the day worth ₹7.40 Lakhs. Abhishek abhi23451’ Pandey placed runner-up for ₹4.98 Lakhs.

Karan Radia
Karan Radia


Karan Radia placed third in the ₹10 Lakhs GTD Futuristic for ₹82,800 and posted a few other ITM finishes, lapping up over ₹8.30 Lakhs in total winnings.

The top-ranked player of the week, PokerGuru Ambassador Gokul Raj, placed third in The Elite for ₹3.51 Lakhs. He made ITM finishes in a few other events, adding almost ₹4 Lakhs in cumulative earnings. He currently boasts over ₹5.22 Crores in lifetime online earnings.

His top finishes include:

> 3rd in The Elite ₹35 Lakhs GTD for ₹3.51 Lakhs

> 3rd in the Summer Series – 106 Battle Royale ₹5 Lakhs GTD for ₹35,976

> 11th in the Futuristic ₹10 Lakhs GTD for ₹12,200

The ₹880 entry buy-in Futuristic witnessed a turnout of 1,183 entries, overlaying ₹53,600. Rising Star Aman ‘Karmapoker’ Parakh navigated his way to the top to claim the top prize of ₹1.89 Lakhs, with Saransh ‘iammrmeeseeks’ Garg placing runner-up for ₹1.15 Lakhs.

Aman Parakh
Aman Parakh


Aman Parakh has been on a hot run this week. On Wednesday, he championed the Turbo and followed that with an incredible 13 ITM finishes on Thursday. He cashed in eight events yesterday, adding over ₹2.80 Lakhs.

His top finishes include:

> 1st in the Futuristic ₹10 Lakhs GTD for ₹1.89 Lakhs

> 8th in the DOPT PLO Special ₹17 Lakhs GTD for ₹45,353

> 3rd in the Summer Series-99 Afternoon on Stars ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹18,843

The June edition of the ₹1 Crore GTD Ultimate Value Series (UVS) is now a day away from culmination, and the Friday UVS schedule had six tourneys lined up. The biggest of them was the ₹4.85 Lakhs GTD UVS #30 DeepStack PKO. Gracias ‘Grac5’ T championed the event for ₹84,582.

Vaibhav ‘AllinPavBhaji’ Temani (Won UVS #27 PLO PKO ₹85K GTD for ₹20,776), ‘DreamBoat’ (Won UVS #25 KO 75K GTD for ₹12,637), ‘gingu1989’ (Won UVS #26 PKO ₹60K GTD for ₹12,137) and Somesh ‘nao’ Sekhar Sharma (Won UVS #28 KO ₹1.15 Lakhs GTD for ₹27,663) took down the other UVS titles on Friday.

Vaibhav Temani
Vaibhav Temani


UVS Leaderboard Standings After Day 5

1Sampanginaidu 'Megamindd71' Vijayalakshmi3,772
3Ravi 'Rvjn91' Jain2,950
4Gracias 'Grace5' T2,944
5Samay 'Limitless' Modi2,894
6Bhushan 'funchampion' Sohani2,754
9Ajit 'Thoda Bahot' Singh Arora2,052
10Anil 'anil999' Arora1,681


PokerStars India

PokerStars India`s inaugural Summer Series laid out an action-packed Friday schedule. The featured event of the day was the ₹12 Lakhs GTD Summer Series – 104 Uppercut. Incidentally, the event registered 313 entries, the precise turnout as last week, collecting the same ₹12.44 Lakhs prize pool. And surprise surprise! Walking away with the title was none other than last week’s champion Tanmaya ‘tks5432’ Sahoo, who won ₹2.37 Lakhs (includes ₹1.34 Lakhs in bounties), with ‘machheley’ settling for a runner-up finish worth ₹1.23 Lakhs (includes ₹20,281 in bounties).

Tanmaya Sahoo
Tanmaya Sahoo


Tanmay Sahoo had won last week`s Uppercut title for ₹2.65 Lakhs and currently boasts ₹70.76 Lakhs in recorded winnings on PokerStars India (₹16.15 Lakhs in net profits).

The ₹5 Lakhs GTD Summer Series – 106 Battle Royale filled in ₹10,000 in overlays after 196 runners registered to play. It was 4:03 AM by the time Tanmaya ‘RTDi27’ Gupta shipped the event to collect a personal-best ₹1.14 Lakhs (includes ₹69,316 in bounties). The #2 ranked player on the June leaderboard standings, Anirban ‘nocluewho’ D Das came close to winning his second Summer Series title and finished runner-up for ₹61,887 (includes ₹16,895 in bounties).

Runner-up Anirban D Das
Runner-up Anirban D Das


bambyboo88’ (Won Summer Series – 102 Ultra Ko 75% ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD for ₹44,409), Ashit ‘Cringing’ Sharma (Won Summer Series – 109 Ultrasonic ₹2 Lakhs GTD for ₹40,053), ‘KeepYourC()()l_’ (Won Summer Series – 107 Deep Hyper ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD for ₹38,229), ‘Poker_Basilisk’ (Won Summer Series – 99 Afternoon on Stars ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD for ₹31,485), Akshay ‘LalaSaab’ Kapoor (Won Summer Series – 101 Bubble Rush ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹20,896), ‘BOND8985’ (Won Summer Series – 105 Primetime Grind ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹14,140), ‘ankit321’ (Won Summer Series – 108 PL Omaha 6-Max Turbo ₹25K GTD for ₹9,808), ‘HarryIsTheHero’ (Won Summer Series – 103 Bounty Builder PKO ₹40K GTD for ₹8,773), and ‘Skn70’ (Won Summer Series – 100 Win the Button PKO ₹35K GTD for ₹7,951) won the other Summer Series marquees on Friday.

Ashit Sharma
Ashit Sharma


Summer Series Leaderboard Standings After Day 10

1Akshay 'LalaSaab' Kapoor1,655
2Clinton 'Clinton Tavares' Tavares1,555
3Anirban 'nocluewho' D Das1,475
5Snehil 'snehil99' Aggarwal1,130



PokerBaazi’s The Weekly HighRoller had 170 participants joining the action, obliterating its ₹12 Lakhs prize pool guarantee by a significant ₹5 Lakhs margin. Online MTT reg Sagar ‘sagarpupul’ Choudhury ran past the competition to win the title for ₹4.48 Lakhs. ‘jaideepmanocha’ finished second for ₹3.14 Lakhs.

Sagar Choudhury
Sagar Choudhury


Sagar Choudhury has won The event once before on January 1 for 3.64 Lakhs. One of the more consistent MTT winners, he is ranked #11 on the annual leaderboard with ₹1.42 Crores in recorded winnings this year.

Sagar Choudhury`s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹6.41 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.07 Crore

PokerBaazi`s 9 PM tourney, the 6-Max Holdem Boost DST, has become a hit among the MTT regulars and could see the site increasing the guarantee of the event soon considering the increasing interest. Last night again, a sizable 282-entry field helped generate a ₹2.82 Lakhs prize pool. The top 36 places got paid, and walking away with the lion`s share of the prize money was the DOPT Warm-Up champion and Monday’s The Big Show winner Aditya ‘adit11’ Kulkarni, who shipped the event for an impressive eighth time, netting ₹62,294. The user ‘brv07’ placed runner-up for ₹43,710.

Aditya Kulkarni
Aditya Kulkarni


Tuesday’s The Endeavour champion Rajneesh ‘msdhoni’ Thakur was another big winner. He went on a rampage in the late-night marquees on the site, winning the midnight tourney, the Turbo ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD for ₹45,830, marking his 13th title victory of the year. He also placed runner-up in the ₹1 Lakh GTD PLO Boost Monster for ₹17,226.

Rajneesh Thakur
Rajneesh Thakur


Prince ‘NaNki’ Singh (Won PLO Boost Monster ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹26,850), and ‘CMBharat’ (Won Night DST ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹47,180) won the other PokerBaazi marquees.



Day 1B of the DOPT Main Event was the biggest Friday night draw on Adda52. The second starting flight clocked in 255 entries, and after the stipulated 29 levels of play, 33 players bagged a stack for Day 2. The top two stacks were top regs, bracelet winner Abhinavcheckshove’ Iyer (306,021), and the May ‘The Millionaire’ champion Deepak bothras’ Bothra (266,833).

Abhinav Iyer
Abhinav Iyer


The ₹1.50 Crore GTD DOPT Event has clocked in 505 entries already with another four starting flights left to run. All the Day 2 survivors reconvene for Day 2 at 9:45 PM on Sunday.

There were 10 DOPT titles up for grabs on Friday, and the most prominent of them was the ₹17 Lakhs GTD DOPT – PLO Special. Starting an hour after Day 1B of the Main Event, the event logged in 266 entries to collect ₹18.14 Lakhs in the prize pool. PokerStars India`s “Star of the Month” – February Armaan ‘tandavam’ Kochhar was the last player standing and won ₹4.71 Lakhs with ‘YOGYA3011’ placing second for ₹2.81 Lakhs.

Armaan Kochhar
Armaan Kochhar


Last week`s Maverick champion, Armaan Kochhar, picked up his second flagship Adda52 title of the month last night. Not just that, he also finished fifth in Spartan Poker`s The Elite along with a few other ITM scores, adding over ₹7 Lakhs in total winnings. The strong Friday night showing has pushed him up to #9 in the annual leaderboard rankings.

His top finishes include:

> 1st in the DOPT PLO Special ₹17 Lakhs GTD for ₹4.72 Lakhs

> 5th in The Elite ₹35 Lakhs GTD for ₹2.25 Lakhs

Armaan Kochhar`s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹4.85 Crores|Annual Winnings: ₹1.46 Crore|Annual Profits: ₹36.59 Lakhs

The DOPT – Women’s Day Special was the talk of the poker town, and the ₹2 Lakhs GTD tourney brought in 315 players. The mystery player ‘BillaFromBong’ was the last lady standing and won ₹40,000, with ‘Luck75’ (2nd for ₹35,000) and ‘dontknowpoker’ (3rd for ₹22,000) rounding out the podium finishers.

Pranav ‘pkpok’ Khandalkar (Won DOPT Warmup ₹3 Lakhs GTD for ₹1.08 Lakhs), Pawan ‘_luffy_1x1’ Tez (Won DOPT Jaqk ₹3 Lakhs GTD for ₹1.23 Lakhs), Tanmay ‘PlusEv’ Benara (Won DOPT Flint ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹31,633), Faiz ‘TheinternetKid’ Alam (Won DOPT Suites ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD for ₹49,410) and Biplob ‘hellhell’ Rana (Won DOPT Royale ₹2.5 Lakhs GTD for ₹83,559) won the other DOPT titles.

Pranav Khandalkar
Pranav Khandalkar


The other Friday winners were:

PlayerPrize AmountEventPoker Site
Pawan ‘_luffy_1x1’ Tez₹1.23 LakhsDOPT Jaqk ₹3 Lakhs GTDAdda52
Pranav ‘pkpok’ Khandalkar₹1,08 LakhsDOPT Warmup ₹3 Lakhs GTDAdda52
Gracias ‘Grac5’ T₹84,582UVS #30 DeepStack - PKO ₹4.85 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
Biplob ‘hellhell’ Rana₹83,559DOPT Royale ₹2.5 Lakhs GTDAdda52
Aditya 'adit11' Kulkarni₹62,2946-Max Holdem Boost DST ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Faiz ‘TheinternetKid’ Alam₹49,410DOPT Suites ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDAdda52
CMBharat₹47,180Night DST ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
Rajneesh ‘msdhoni’ Thakur₹45,830Turbo ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
bambyboo88₹44,409Summer Series – 102 Ultra KO 75% ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
Ashit 'Cringing' Sharma₹40,053Summer Series – 109 Ultrasonic ₹2 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
Vishal 'KeepYourC()()l_' Sharma₹38,229Summer Series – 107 Deep Hyper ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
anmay ‘PlusEv’ Benara ₹31,633DOPT Flint ₹1 Lakh GTDAdda52
Poker_Basilisk₹31,485Summer Series – 99 Afternoon on Stars ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
Somesh ‘nao’ Sekhar Sharma₹27,663UVS #28 ₹1.15 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
Prince ‘NaNki’ Singh₹26,850PLO Boost Monster ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
Chacha1₹26,400Dangal Friday ₹1.2 Lakhs GTDPokerDangal
j2sera₹24,000Daily ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerDangal
ridingbadluck₹22,000Daily PLO Grind ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerDangal
Akshay 'LalaSaab' Kapoor₹20,896Summer Series – 101 Bubble Rush ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerStars India
Vaibhav ‘AllinPavBhaji’ Temani₹20,776UVS #27 - PLO ₹85K GTDSpartan Poker
BOND8985₹14,140Summer Series – 105 Primetime Grind ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerStars India
DreamBoat₹12,637UVS #25 ₹75K GTDSpartan Poker
gingu1989₹12,137UVS #26 ₹60K GTDSpartan Poker
ankit321₹9,808Summer Series – 108 PL Omaha 6-Max Turbo ₹25K GTDPokerStars India
HarryIsTheHero₹8,773Summer Series – 103 Bounty Builder PKO ₹40K GTDPokerStars India
Skn70₹7,951Summer Series – 100 Win the Button PKO ₹35K GTDPokerStars India


DOPT Main Event 1.5 Crores GTD Day 1B – Adda52

Buy-in – ₹11,000

Entries – 169

Re-entries – 86

Survivors – 26

The showstopper event at the Deltin Online Poker Tour (DOPT), the ₹1.5 Crores GTD DOPT Main Event, witnessed 26 players from a starting field of 255 Day 1B entrants qualifying for Day 2.

India’s first solo WSOP bracelet winner, Abhinav ‘checkshove’ Iyer (520,773), was the end-of-day chip leader and has also taken the overall chip lead.

Vaibhav ‘alienrobot’ Sharma (325,073), PokerGuru Ambassador Vishal ‘Gigaabet’ Bajaj (216,568), Harjas ‘jasthegreat’ Wadhwa (204,464), Karann ‘ICMsucks’ Dembla (190,071), Shalabh ‘shalabhpoker’ Bansal (168,642), and PokerGuru Ambassador Arjanveer ‘arjan30’ Singh Chadha (158,941) were the known names on the top 10 survivor’s list.

The DOPT Main Event has registered 505 entries (Day 1A – 250 and Day 1B – 255) so far, with four flights left to go before Day 2 on Sunday.

2nd in Chips Vaibhav Sharma
2nd in Chips Vaibhav Sharma


Top 10 Chip Counts at the End of Day 1B

  1. Abhinav ‘checkshove’ Iyer – 520,773
  2. Vaibhav ‘alienrobot’ Sharma – 325,073
  3. Vishal ‘Gigaabet’ Omprakash Bajaj – 216,568
  4. Harjas ‘jasthegreat’ Wadhwa – 204,464
  5. Happyfish – 196,064
  6. Karann ‘ICMsucks’ Dembla – 190,071
  7. harshitb052 – 187,352
  8. Shalabh ‘shalabhpoker’ Bansal – 168,642
  9. ChupaRustam2901 – 160,006
  10. Arjanveer ‘arjan30’ Singh Chadha – 158,941


The Millionaire 1 Crore GTD Day 1B – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹5,500

Entries – 158

Re-entries – 46

Re-buys – 128

Survivors – 44

Spartan Poker`s ₹1 Crore GTD The Millionaire dragged in 332 hopefuls through Day 1B last night. After the stipulated 25 levels of play, only 44 qualified for Day 2.

The Elite third-place finisher PokerGuru Ambassador Gokul ‘Super Kings’ Raj (230,655), Rishab ‘NoChanc’ Malik (170,285), and Saurabh ‘darksider’ Rohila (165,190) headlined the survivor`s list.

The #1 ranked player of the week, Gokul Raj, collected almost ₹4 Lakhs last night from a litany of deep runs in The Elite (3rd for ₹3.51 Lakhs), Summer Series-106 Battle Royale (3rd for ₹35,976), and Futuristic (11th for ₹12,200).

Harikrishna ‘EternalEnvy’ Srinivasa (161,713), Rising Star Ritwik ‘Fisherman1997’ Khanna (148,630), Pranav ‘I’mThePlayboi’ Bang (148,203), the #2 ranked player of the year Manish ‘thekid’ Lakhotia (147,474), and Aniket ‘Ntwadumela’ Waghmare (131,218) were the other known names on the top 10 chip counts list.

The event has registered 635 entries (Day 1A – 303 and Day 1B – 332), with three more flights to go before Day 2 on Sunday (10 PM).

2nd in Chips Rishab Malik
2nd in Chips Rishab Malik


Top 10 Chip Counts at the End of Day 1B

  1. Gokul ‘Super Kings’ Raj – 230,655
  2. Rishab ‘NoChanc’ Malik – 170,285
  3. Saurabh ‘darksider’ Rohila – 165,190
  4. Harikrishna ‘EternalEnvy’ Srinivasa – 161,713
  5. Blinddaddy – 161,498
  6. Ritwik ‘Fisherman1997’ Khanna – 148,630
  7. Pranav ‘I’mThePlayboi’ Bang – 148,203
  8. Manish ‘thekid’ Lakhotia – 147,474
  9. Aniket ‘Ntwadumela’ Waghmare – 131,218
  10. Flahoolick – 130,195


The Elite 35 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹11,000

Entries – 153

Re-entries – 91

Re-buys – 106

Prize Pool – ₹35,00,000

Places Paid – 31

Spartan Poker`s signature Friday MTT, the ₹35 Lakhs GTD The Elite, featuring an ₹11,000 entry buy-in, managed to exactly break even on the back of 350 contestants. The 9:30 PM went on till the wee hours of Monday morning, and the top 31 places boarded the money bus.

Karan ‘Majestic’ Radia was the last player standing and walked away with a winner’s paycheque worth ₹7.40 Lakhs. Radia had a trailblazing run last night as he placed third in Futuristic for ₹82,800 and added a few other ITM finishes, lapping up ₹8.30 Lakhs overall.

Abhishek ‘abhi23451’ Pandey had a memorable Friday night grind as well, as he placed runner-up in The Elite to win a personal-best ₹4.98 Lakhs!

Abhishek Pandey, who was in high spirits last night, was apparently down to just ₹15,000 on Spartan Poker, decided to take a punt in the ₹11,000 entry buy-in High Roller. And voila, from ₹1.71 Lakhs in net losses on the site, he is now sitting on ₹3 Lakhs in profits.

(Note – PokerGuru does not endorse nor support playing poker after consuming alcohol).

PokerGuru Ambassador and The Millionaire Day 1B chip leader Gokul ‘Super Kings’ Raj (3rd for ₹3.51 Lakhs), Chandan ‘Meme lover’ Arora (4th for ₹2.85 Lakhs), the DOPT PLO Special winner Armaan ‘space ace’ Kochhar (5th for ₹2.25 Lakhs), and Rahul ‘LEd-ZEppELiN’ Kumar Jain (8th for ₹91,350) also posted a deep run in The Elite.

Gokul Raj’s PokerGuru Staking teammates Devvrat ‘deranzzdd’ Arya (6th for ₹1.71 Lakhs) and Ashish ‘Donkey 07’ Munot (7th for ₹1.24 Lakhs) were the other strong contenders for the title.

Runner-up Abhishek Pandey
Runner-up Abhishek Pandey


Final Table Results

  1. Karan ‘Majestic’ Radia – ₹7,40,250
  2. Abhishek ‘abhi23451’ Pandey – ₹4,98,400
  3. Gokul ‘Super Kings’ Raj – ₹3,51,400
  4. Chandan ‘Meme lover’ Arora – ₹2,84,900
  5. Armaan ‘space ace’ Kochhar – ₹2,25,400
  6. Devvrat ‘deranzzdd’ Arya – ₹1,71,150


DOPT PLO Special 17 Lakhs GTD Adda52

Buy-in – ₹7,500

Entries – 129

Re-entries – 137

Prize Pool – ₹18,14,120

Places Paid – 27

Adda52’s ₹17 Lakhs GTD DOPT PLO Special was the featured event of the day. The 9:30 PM tourney logged in 266 entries, creating a prize pool worth ₹18.14 Lakhs.

The play culminated at 5:39AM, with PokerStars India’s “Star of the Month” – February Armaan ‘tandavam’ Kochhar claiming his first DOPT title and ₹4.72 Lakhs in prize money. The user ‘YOGYA3011’ finished runner-up for ₹2.81 Lakhs.

Armaan Kochhar, the two-time Destiny champion, finished ITM another three events, adding almost 7 Lakhs to his online winnings. He has stormed his way into the top 10 of the annual leaderboard standings with ₹1.46 Crores in annual winnings (₹36.59 Lakhs in annual profits).

His ITM scores were:

> 1st in Adda52`s DOPT PLO Special for ₹4.72 Lakhs

> 5th in Spartan Poker’s The Elite for ₹2.25 Lakhs

> 7th in DOPT Warm Up for ₹12,962

> 58th in PokerStars India’s Summer Series-106 Battle Royale for ₹1,250

Jasven ‘bajateraho’ Saigal (3rd for ₹2.11 Lakhs), PokerGuru Ambassador Ashish ‘rocky3705’ Ahuja (4th for ₹1.04 Lakhs), and Guruprasad ‘guruprasad_gupta’ Gupta (6th for ₹77,100) also FT-ed the event.

Final Table Results

  1. Armaan ‘tandavam’ Kochhar – ₹4,71,671
  2. YOGYA3011 – ₹2,81,189
  3. Jasven ‘bajateraho’ Saigal – ₹2,11,345
  4. gd1921 – ₹1,54,200
  5. Ashish ‘rocky3705’ Ahuja – ₹1,04,312
  6. Guruprasad ‘guruprasad_gupta’ Gupta – ₹77,100


The Weekly HighRoller 12 Lakhs GTD – PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹11,000

Entries – 95

Re-entries – 85

Prize Pool – ₹17,00,000

Places Paid – 21

PokerBaazi`s Friday night extravaganza, The Weekly HighRoller obliterated its ₹12 Lakhs guarantee on the back of 170 hopefuls, and 21 places got paid a share of the ₹17 Lakhs prize pool.

Starting at 8 PM, the action continued until 3:47 AM before MTT pro Sagar ‘sagarpupul’ Choudhury took down the tourney for ₹4.48 Lakhs. The user ‘jaideepmanocha’ lapped up ₹3.14 Lakhs for their runner-up finish.

Sagar Choudhury won the high roller for the second time last night, jumping up four places to #11 on the annual leaderboard.

The May, The Millionaire champion, PokerGuru Ambassador Mithun ‘thepokeraja’ Mahesh (3rd for ₹2.02 Lakhs), Wednesday’s Destiny champion on Spartan Poker, Kunal ‘VasooliChacha’ Patni (4th for ₹1.49 Lakhs), MTT beast Manish ‘thekid’ Lakhotia (5th for ₹1.12 Lakhs), and Puneet ‘puneetdurr111’ Sachan (8th for ₹89,640) were the other notable FT scorers.

Final Table Results

  1. Sagar ‘sagarpupul’ Choudhury – ₹4,47,660
  2. jaideepmanocha – ₹3,13,740
  3. Mithun ‘thepokeraja’ Mahesh – ₹2,01,780
  4. Kunal ‘VasooliChacha’ Patni – ₹1,49,400
  5. Manish ‘thekid’ Lakhotia – ₹1,12,140
  6. Puneet ‘puneetdurr111’ Sachan – ₹89,640


Summer Series – 104 Uppercut 12 Lakhs GTD PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹4,400

Entries – 161

Re-entries – 150

Total Prize Pool – ₹12,44,000

Regular Prize Pool – ₹6,22,000

Bounty Prize Pool – ₹6,22,000

Places Paid – 35

PokerStars India’s ₹12 Lakhs GTD Summer Series – 104 Uppercut recorded an almost comparable turnout as last week`s 313 entries. The ₹4,400 buy-in event logged in 311 entries, generating a ₹12.44 Lakhs prize pool.

Defending his title from last week Tanmaya ‘tks5432’ Sahoo overcame the competition to win ₹2.37 Lakhs (includes ₹1.34 Lakhs in bounties). ‘machheley’ locked in the runner-up payday worth ₹1.23 Lakhs (includes ₹20,281 in bounties) payout.

Tanmaya Sahoo now has ₹70.76 Lakhs in recorded winnings on PokerStars India (₹16.15 Lakhs in net profits).

Abhimanyu ‘fraudscheme’ Mittal (3rd for ₹80,241), Sanish ‘sneakysani’ Chhabra (5th for ₹43,677), and Rakesh ‘noviceanari’ Sharma (6th for ₹46,577) also earned final table payouts.

Final Table Results (Includes Bounties)

  1. Tanmaya ‘tks5432’ Sahoo – ₹2,37,067
  2. machheley – ₹1,22,738
  3. Abhimanyu ‘fraudscheme’ Mittal – ₹80,241
  4. Sriko5 – ₹79,324
  5. Sanish ‘sneakysani’ Chhabra – ₹43,677
  6. Rakesh ‘noviceanari’ Sharma – ₹46,577
  7. chaos?274 – ₹37,091


Futuristic 10 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹880

Entries – 405

Re-entries – 311

Re-buys – 467

Prize Pool – ₹10,00,000

Places Paid – 103

Rising Star Aman ‘Karmapoker’ Parakh left a blistering trail of deep runs last night, adding ₹2.80 Lakhs in total winnings from eight ITM finishes! His most significant conquest was taking down the ₹10 Lakhs GTD Futuristic title after a marathon ten-hour-long grind for ₹1.89 Lakhs. Saransh ‘iammrmeeseeks’ Garg finished runner-up for ₹1.15 Lakhs. The Elite champion Karan ‘Majestic’ Radia placed third for ₹82,800.

The 880 entry buy-in event logged in a whopping 1,183 challengers. Despite this, the event ended up filling in a 5% overlay (₹53,600 to be exact), and 103 places got paid.

Sneha ‘sneval’ Moondra Heda (4th for ₹62,700), Arun ‘vazharmorghulis’ Sriram (5th for ₹49,900), and Anant ‘Prometheius’ Purohit (8th for ₹18,900) also FT-ed the tourney!

Runner-up Saransh Garg
Runner-up Saransh Garg


Final Table Results

  1. Aman ‘Karmapoker’ Parakh – ₹1,89,400
  2. Saransh ‘iammrmeeseeks’ Garg – ₹1,14,978
  3. Karan ‘Majestic’ Radia – ₹82,800
  4. Sneha ‘sneval’ Moondra Heda – ₹62,700
  5. Arun ‘vazharmorghulis’ Sriram – ₹49,900
  6. vitaminc – ₹38,300
  7. iamraman – ₹27,700
  8. Anant ‘Prometheius’ Purohit – ₹18,900


Summer Series – 106 Battle Royale 5 Lakhs GTD PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹2,750

Entries – 131

Re-entries – 65

Total Prize Pool – ₹5,00,000

Regular Prize Pool – ₹2,55,000

Bounty Prize Pool – ₹2,45,000

Places Paid – 20

Tanmaya ‘RTDi27’ Gupta came out trumps in PokerStars India`s ₹5 Lakhs GTD Summer Series – 106 Battle Royale to win a personal-best ₹1.14 Lakhs (includes ₹69,316 in bounties). The 9:30 PM event didn`t do as well as the Summer Series – 104 Uppercut with a turnout of 196 entrants, resulting in a marginal 10,000 overlay.

Last week`s top scorer Anirban ‘nocluewho’ D Das came close to claiming his second Summer Series title (his third title of the month), placing runner-up in Battle Royale for ₹61,887 (includes ₹16,895 in bounties).

Anirban Das now has ₹5.45 Crores in lifetime online winnings.

The final table was packed with noteworthy names like PokerGuru Ambassador Gokul ‘Haxton Jr’ Raj (3rd for ₹35,976), Harsh ‘kakori kabab’ Dembla (4th for ₹26,023), Chandan ‘RunBarryRun’ Arora (5th for ₹27,582), Snehil ‘snehil99’ Aggarwal (7th for ₹14,658) and Anish ‘sheldon11cooper’ Garg (9th for ₹13,449).

Final Table Results (Includes Bounties)

  1. Tanmaya ‘RTDi27’ Gupta – ₹1,14,309
  2. Anirban ‘nocluewho’ D Das – ₹61,887
  3. Gokul ‘Haxton Jr’ Raj – ₹35,976
  4. Harsh ‘kakori kabab’ Dembla – ₹26,023
  5. Chandan ‘RunBarryRun’ Arora – ₹27,582
  6. davaa dondup – ₹14,093
  7. Snehil ‘snehil99’ Aggarwal – ₹14,658
  8. cardshark6191 – ₹17,936
  9. Anish ‘sheldon11cooper’ Garg – ₹13,449


DOPT Women’s Special 2 Lakhs Added – Adda52

Buy-in – 0

Entries – 315

Prize Pool – ₹2,00,000

Places Paid – 32

Adda52 hosted an exclusive ₹2 Lakhs added DOPT Women’s Special Freeroll at 9.30 PM on Friday.

The special invitation event had 315 players in contention, and the top 32 places got paid with a min-cash worth ₹1,200.

After five and half hours of playing, Ankita ‘BillaFromBong’ Maheshwary navigated their way to the top to win ₹40,000. ‘Luck75’ (runner-up for ₹35,000) and ‘dontknowpoker’ (3rd for ₹22,000) secured podium finishes.

Rashim ‘potkiller86’ Garg placed fifth for ₹10,900.


6-Max Holdem Boost DST 1.5 Lakhs GTD – PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 147

Re-entries – 135

Prize Pool – ₹2,82,000

Places Paid – 36

This is the eighth time, PokerBaazi`s 6-Max Holdem Boost declared Aditya ‘adit11’ Kulkarni as the champion. The DOPT Warm-Up and Monday’s The Big Show champion raked in ₹62,294 for the win. The mystery reg ‘brv07’ came second for ₹43,710.

Thursday’s UVS#24 Monster Stack fourth-place finisher Mohak ‘Tiltin’ Kapoor placed (3rd for ₹31,106), Alekh ‘alekhjha01’ Jha (5th for ₹20,812), and Shubham ‘BamBhole3796’ Tyagi (6th for ₹12,493) also FT-ed the tourney.


Dangal Friday 1.2 Lakhs GTD PokerDangal

Buy-in – ₹990

Entries – 91

Re-buys – 28

Prize Pool – ₹1,20,000

Places Paid – 20

PokerDangal`s ₹1.2 Lakhs GTD Dangal Friday attracted 119 entries, registering a ₹12,900 overlay shortfall. ‘Chacha1’ came out on top to win ₹26,400. ‘bendly’ placed runner-up for ₹19,800.


Daily 1 Lakh GTD PokerDangal

Buy-in – ₹385

Entries – 99

Re-buys – 58

Add-ons – 44

Prize Pool – ₹1,00,000

Places Paid – 17

PokerDangal’s ₹1 Lakh GTD Daily logged in 201 entries, overlaying ₹29,650. ‘j2sera’ shipped the event for ₹24,000. Sumit ‘m0ney’ Gupta came second for ₹17,000.


Daily PLO Grind 1 Lakh GTD– PokerDangal

Buy-in – ₹660

Entries – 75

Re-entries – 46

Prize Pool – ₹1,00,000

Places Paid – 20

The second ₹1 Lakh GTD event on PokerDangal, the Daily PLO Grind, wrangled in 121 entries, overlaying ₹27,400. ‘ridingbadluck’ walked away with the title and ₹22,000 in prize money. ‘777Grkrn777’ came second for ₹16,500.

‘xoxoxo,’ who placed fourth in the Daily PLO Grind, stood sixth in the Dangal Friday, netting ₹6,000.


Prime Time PLO 30K GTD – Khelo365

Buy-in – ₹550

Entries – 28

Rebuys – 11

Prize Pool – ₹30,000

Places Paid – 4

Khelo365 user ‘tomdwan2’ took down the ₹30K GTD Prime Time PLO for ₹13,800. Site regular ‘Reverse88’ finished runner-up for ₹7,800.


This report was updated at 7 PM on 12.6.2021.

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