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Daily Majors: Kshitij Kucheria, Siddhanth Kripalani, Ashit Sharma & Siddharth Pandey Shine in the Monday MTTs

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  • RUPAM THAKUR February 22, 2022
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It’s been a slow phase for the online MTTs, and the Monday action pretty much followed the same trend.

Kshitij Kucheria banked the day`s single-largest score worth 1.99 Lakhs in Adda52’s Iron Man.

The #4 ranked player of the year, Young Gun Siddhanth Kripalani, took down Spartan Poker’s ReCharge for 1.70 Lakhs. Another Young Gun, Karan Radia, placed runner-up for 1.13 Lakhs.

Manash Garg was the last player standing in PokerBaazi’s The Big Show and won 1.67 Lakhs after striking a heads-up deal with Shubham Agarwal (2nd for 1.54 Lakhs).

Ashit Sharma came out on top in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max SPRINT) for 1.37 Lakhs. ‘dev112410’ finished runner-up for 96,164.

Siddharth Pandey championed PokerStars India’s Battle Royale for the second time last night for 79,578. ‘kunalsingh1990’ came second for 53,572.

Tarush Gupta, Atif Khan, Prince Singh, Md. Nazim (two titles), Tejas Kadam, Yuvraj Bhardwaj, Juli Kumari, Ujjwal Rana, and Nishant Pandey shipped the other Monday marquees.

Here are the Monday highlights!

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Spartan Poker

Spartan Poker`s 8.50 Lakhs GTD ReCharge had the biggest prize pool guarantee on offer across sites. Considering the sluggish MTT action we`ve seen this past week, the 2,200 buy-in event fared relatively well, with 415 hopefuls signing up to play, filling in a marginal 20,000 in overlays. It took Young Gun Siddhanth ‘PluRibu$’ Kripalani, one of 2022`s biggest winners, under eight hours to take down the event for 1.70 Lakhs. Another Young Gun, Karan ‘Majestic’ Radia, placed runner-up for 1.13 Lakhs.

Siddhanth Kripalani
Siddhanth Kripalani


Siddhanth Kripalani’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 5.82 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 2.73 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #5 | Annual Winnings: 78.08 Lakhs

The 4 Lakhs GTD Deepstack logged in a similar 410-entry field, and the top 39 places took a dig at the 4.10 Lakhs prize pool. The deep-stacked structure ensured over eight hours of running time, and ‘DHANESH18’ eventually came out on top to collect a site-best 82,205. ‘OOOPSIE’ placed runner-up for 54,653.

‘DHANESH18’s Spartan Poker stats: Site Winnings: 6.90 Lakhs | Titles Won: #5

‘CyberPaapi’ (Won Sundowner 3.50 Lakhs GTD for 69,273), Atif ‘LuckyWolf’ Khan (Won Monster Stack 2 Lakhs GTD for 46,500), and ‘BlindMan’sBluff’ (Won Night Rider – Monster Stack 1.75 Lakhs GTD for 48,174) won the other Spartan Poker marquees.



PokerBaazi’s Monday showstopper, 7.50 Lakhs GTD The Big Show, was the day’s biggest hit! The ₹2,750 buy-in event dragged in 360 entries, generating a guarantee-crushing 9 Lakhs prize pool. Manash ‘x4darksoul’ Garg was the last player standing and won 1.67 Lakhs following a heads-up deal with Shubham ‘backchod’ Agarwal (2nd for 1.54 Lakhs).

Manash Garg’s PokerBaazi stats: Site Winnings: 9.92 Lakhs | Titles Won: #7

The Big Show runner-up finisher Shubham Agarwal also cashed the (7-Max) SPRINT (20th for 6,140), collectively netting 1.61 Lakhs. His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 92.96 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: 10.66 Lakhs

Ashit ‘nexus010’ Sharma fired four bullets in the 5 Lakhs GTD (7-Max) SPRINT before taking down the 1,650 buy-in event for 1.37 Lakhs. ‘dev112410’ finished runner-up for 96,164. The event logged in 455 players, and only 54 of them got a share from the 6.83 Lakhs prize pool.

Ashit Sharma
Ashit Sharma


Ashit Sharma made another three ITM finishes, altogether pocketing 1.55 Lakhs. His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 3.31 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 75.61 Lakhs| Titles Won in 2022: #5

‘pg83’ (Won Daily Boost 2.50 Lakhs GTD for 57,950), ‘thablack’ (Won Daily Night SPRINT 1.50 Lakhs GTD for 49,740), ‘Gotiyaa’ (Won Hyper Sprint 2 Lakhs GTD for 48,300), Prince ‘NaNki’ Singh (Won Evening SPRINT 1 Lakh GTD for 34,820), ‘abhiraj1990’ (Won SPRINT 1 Lakh GTD for 27,820), ‘hariya1057’ (Won Daily Afternoon SPRINT 1 Lakh GTD for 21,230), Ujjwal ‘fullfront’ Rana (Won Daily Morning SPRINT 50K GTD for 13,000), and ‘vedprakash923’ (Won 5-Max Daily 50K GTD for 12,020) shipped the other Monday marquees on PokerBaazi.


PokerStars India

PokerStars India 4 Lakhs GTD Battle Royale registered a 143-entry field, and the top 14 places benefitted from the 42,500 in overlays filled in by the site (an over 10% deficit). The sports entrepreneur from Mumbai, Siddharth ‘siddonuts’ Pandey, took down the 2,750 buy-in event for 79,578, winning the Battle Royale title for the second time yesterday. ‘kunalsingh1990’ placed runner-up for 53,572.

Siddharth Pandey
Siddharth Pandey


Siddharth Pandey’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 3.69 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 29.93 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #3

The 1.50 Lakhs GTD Deepstack overlaid 18,750 after 105 hopefuls signed up for 1,375. Only 13 players made the money line. The user ‘cacofnix’ took down the event for 38,738 and ‘cowboysinplay’ collected 22,080 in second place.

‘prithvirajpalta’ (Won Ultrasonic 1 Lakh GTD for 26,635), ‘kushagrakhatri’ (Won Afternoon on Stars 50K GTD for 17,563), and ‘lunatic003003’ (Won Deepstack 50K GTD for 13,266), shipped the other PokerStars India marquees.



Adda52’s Monday flagship, 8 Lakhs GTD Iron Man, recorded a 401-entry field last night, going one entry over its 400-player guarantee, and the top 43 places took a bite out of the 8.02 Lakhs prize pool. The 8 PM event lasted until 2.08 AM, with last week`s Godfather runner-up finisher Kshitij ‘kmk1127’ Kucheria going the distance to win 1.99 Lakhs. ‘Denny18‘ finished runner-up for 1.20 Lakhs.

Kshitij Kucheria
Kshitij Kucheria


The former Godfather champion Tarush ‘tarush123’ Gupta overcame the 294-strong field in the 3 Lakhs GTD Voyager to win 76,800. Madhab ‘madhabpal2015’ Pal secured a runner-up payday worth 45,750.

Tarush Gupta
Tarush Gupta


Tarush Gupta cashed another two events yesterday, collectively earning 1.02 Lakhs. His ITM finishes include:

> 1st in Adda52’s Voyager for 76,800

> 9th in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) SPRINT for 13,718

> 14th in PokerBaazi’s The Big Show for 11,250

Tarush Gupta’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 1.04 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 18.65 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #4

Tejas ‘kood’ Kadam (Won Nighttide DST Adda 1.50 Lakhs GTD for 32,441), Md. ‘t9ace’ Nazim (Won Afternoon Adda 1.50 Lakhs GTD for 22,119), Yuvraj ‘kalidenalii’ Bhardwaj (Won Sundown Adda 50K GTD for 14,500), Juli ‘Lily8’ Kumari (Freeze Out Adda 50K GTD for 14,099), Nishant ‘stockfull’ Pandey (Won Bounty Adda 60K GTD for 12,228), Md. ‘t9ace’ Nazim (Won Morning Adda 50K GTD for 11,554), and ‘RM2021‘ (Won Evening Adda 50K GTD for 10,472) shipped the other Adda52 marquees.


MPL Poker

The MPL user with the moniker ‘Amhoo13’ defeated ‘MUFTI SHAH’ heads-up in the ₹2 Lakhs GTD Monday Madness to win ₹39,000. The latter collected ₹25,500 in second place.



Khelo365 user ‘Zebronic77’ won the 10K GTD Quick Freeze for 4,000.


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