Wide Banner 728

Wide Banner 728

Daily Majors: Manish Lakhotia, Muskan Sethi, Ashit Sharma, Kaushik Tibrewal & Parth Aggarwal Dominate the Monday MTTs

Daily Majors
  • Profile picture
  • Attreyee K. Ganguly February 23, 2021
  • 6 Minutes Read

It was yet another slow-paced Monday with the MTT guarantees and turnouts both taking a dive. The two-time Millionaire champion Manish Lakhotia was the day’s biggest winner as he championed Spartan Poker’s The Big Deal for ₹8.80 Lakhs, with poker diva Muskan Sethi coming in second for ₹5.95 Lakhs.

Without further ado, here are the highlights from the Monday marquees!


Spartan Poker

Spartan Poker’s ₹35 Lakhs GTD The Big Deal offered the most-massive prize pool guarantee of the day. The ₹22,000 entry buy-in event logged in 163 entries, filling in ₹2.40 Lakhs in overlays. The two-time Millionaire champion Manish ‘thekid’ Lakhotia outlasted former PokerStars India Ambassador Muskan ‘RoyalBlush’ Sethi (runner-up for ₹5.95 Lakhs) heads-up to win ₹8.80 Lakhs. The Siliguri-based player now has ₹6.22 Crores in lifetime earnings and is ranked #4 on the annual leaderboard with over ₹80 Lakhs in recorded winnings.

Manish Lakhotia
Manish Lakhotia


The ₹4.5 Lakhs GTD The Flash registered 514 entries, surpassing its listed guarantee by ₹14,000. Parth ‘PufferFish’ Aggarwal, who had shipped PokerStars India’s ₹15 Lakhs GTD Sunday Special Limited Edition on February 21, took down The Flash for ₹1 Lakh, while Abhishek ‘abhiaum’ Chhajer finished runner-up for ₹63,633.

Parth Aggarwal
Parth Aggarwal



PokerStars India

PokerStars India’s ₹3 Lakhs GTD Battle Royale [6-Max] brought in 217 entrants, posting ₹3.45 Lakhs in the prize pool. The mystery user ‘Candyman_Music’ emerged victorious after almost eight hours of play to win ₹67,515. ‘anandsankar’ placed runner-up for ₹49,941.

The ₹70K GTD Bigstack Turbo saw PokerStars India reg ‘Poker_Basilisk’ topping 88 entries to collect ₹16,023. Swapnil ‘pokpom1’ Patil settled for a second-place payout worth ₹12,096.

Runner-up Swapnil Patil
Runner-up Swapnil Patil


All the ITM finishes in the Battle Royale, and the Bigstack Turbo received TLB point for the ‘Star of the Month’ – March leaderboard race. For more details of the “Star of the Month” promotion and the latest leaderboard standings, visit the promotions page.



PokerBaazi’s ₹7.5 Lakhs GTD The Big Show wrangled in 278 entries, overlaying ₹55,000. Ashit ‘nexus010’ Sharma championed the event for ₹1.65 Lakhs, while Kaushik ‘kaushik1989’ Tibrewal came in second for ₹1.16 Lakhs. Sharma, who had won Spartan Poker’s ₹10 Lakhs GTD Futuristic on February 19, now sits on ₹1.49 Crores in lifetime earnings.

Ashit Sharma
Ashit Sharma


Naman ‘KidPoker09’ Puri (won ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD 6-Max Holdem Boost for ₹41,533) and ‘Anand8298’ (won ₹1 Lakh GTD PLO BOOST Monster for ₹28,150) took down the other marquee tourneys on PokerBaazi.

Naman Puri
Naman Puri




Adda52’s ₹8 Lakhs GTD Iron Man clocked in 458 entries, collecting ₹8.33 Lakhs in the prize pool. The anonymous user ‘ajaysharawat’ was the last player standing and won ₹2.04 Lakhs. ‘Chitti99’ was relegated to a runner-up finish worth ₹1.20 Lakhs.

The ₹2.75 Lakhs GTD Voyager witnessed 239 contenders pony up the ₹1,100 entry buy-in, creating a ₹2.93 Lakhs prize pool. Bollywood actor and poker enthusiast, Siddhanth ‘bullzeyepower’ Kapoor shipped the event for ₹75,008 after besting Masroor ‘jason911’ Ansari (runner-up for ₹44,683) in heads-up play. With this win, Kapoor boosted his online tally to ₹1.74 Crores.

Siddhanth Kapoor
Siddhanth Kapoor


The other Monday winners:

PlayerPrize AmountEventPoker Site
Siddhanth 'bullzeyepower' Kapoor₹75,008Voyager ₹2.75 Lakhs GTDAdda52
kira1545₹42,230Turbo ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Naman 'KidPoker09' Puri₹41,5336-Max Holdem Boost ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Anand8298₹28,150PLO BOOST Monster ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
yuvidilwariya₹18,778Afternoon on Stars ₹60K GTDPokerStars India
lethal281088₹18,574Ultrasonic ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerStars India
Poker_Basilisk₹16,023Bigstack Turbo ₹70K GTDPokerStars India
shaktimunjal₹15,750Monday Blues ₹75K GTDPokerDangal
Chancetaker₹7,200Grinder 2.0 ₹20K GTDKhelo365


The Big Deal 35 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹22,000

Entries – 78

Re-entries – 37

Re-buys – 48

Prize Pool – ₹35,00,000

Places Paid – 17

Running as a part of Spartan Poker`s ‘FABruary’ promotion every alternate Monday this month, the ₹22,000 entry buy-in The Big Deal logged in 163 entries last night, falling ₹2.40 Lakhs short of its listed ₹35 Lakhs guarantee.

The two-time Millionaire champion Manish ‘thekid’ Lakhotia shipped the tourney to win ₹8.81 Lakhs, with Muskan ‘RoyalBlush’ Sethi taking second place for ₹5.95 Lakhs.

Lakhotia is currently ranked #4 in the annual leaderboard standings with ₹80.82 Lakhs in recorded winnings this year. His lifetime tally stands tall at ₹6.22 Crores, counting last night`s score.

Sethi`s runner-up score pushed her online scorecard to ₹97.91 Lakhs.

The final table was replete with top regs like Monday’s Full House Finale 3rd place finisher Manish ‘potlords’ Gandhi (4th for ₹3.20 Lakhs), PokerGuru Ambassador Ankit ‘Shippament’ Wadhawan (5th for ₹2.58 Lakhs), and Raghav ‘thatssosick’ Bansal (6th for ₹2.04 Lakhs).

Subhojit ‘subhojitR’ Roy bubbled the FT in seventh place for ₹1.56 Lakhs.

Runner-up Muskan Sethi
Runner-up Muskan Sethi


Final Table Results

  1. Manish ‘thekid’ Lakhotia – ₹8,80,600
  2. Muskan ‘RoyalBlush’ Sethi – ₹5,95,000
  3. EL_Gadafi – ₹3,86,750
  4. Manish ‘potlords’ Gandhi – ₹3,20,250
  5. Ankit ‘Shippament’ Wadhawan – ₹2,58,300
  6. Raghav ‘thatssosick’ Bansal – ₹2,03,700


Iron Man 8 Lakhs GTD – Adda52

Buy-in – ₹2,000

Entries – 233

Re-entries – 225

Prize Pool – ₹8,33,568

Places Paid – 49

Adda52’s Monday headliner, the ₹8 Lakhs GTD Iron Man, brought in 458 participants, posting a guarantee-crushing ₹8.33 Lakhs prize pool.

After a little over six hours of intense action, the mystery user ‘ajaysharawat’ raced past the competition to win ₹2.04 Lakhs. ‘Chitti99’ placed runner-up for ₹1.20 Lakhs.

Aditya ‘konstantin’ Singh (5th for ₹41,678) and Abhishek ‘Quant00’ Reddy Rachur (6th for ₹29,175) FT-ed the event.

Final Table Results

  1. ajaysharawat – ₹2,04,222
  2. Chitti99 – ₹1,20,866
  3. Mitsen – ₹83,356
  4. ratansanu – ₹62,517
  5. Aditya ‘konstantin’ Singh – ₹41,678
  6. Abhishek ‘Quant00’ Reddy Rachur – ₹29,175


The Big Show 7.5 Lakhs GTD – PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹2,750

Entries – 178

Re-entries – 100

Prize Pool – ₹7,50,000

Places Paid – 36

PokerBaazi`s ₹7.5 Lakhs GTD Monday fixture, The Big Show, booked an overlay deficit of ₹55,000 after bringing in 278 runners.

Starting on schedule at 8 PM, it took seven and a half hours for online reg Ashit ‘nexus010’ Sharma to champion the event, and he booked a ₹1.66 Lakhs payday. MTT reg Kaushik ‘kaushik1989’ Tibrewal finished runner-up for ₹1.16 Lakhs.

Just two days ago, Sharma had won Spartan Poker’s Futuristic for ₹1.88 Lakhs. He FT-ed a second tourney last night, placing seventh in Adda52’s Iron Man for ₹22,923.

Vinay ‘Vinstill’ B (4th for ₹55,350), PokerGuru Ambassador Arjanveer ‘holdbaby’ Singh Chadha (4th for ₹88,560), Chaitanya ‘chaitanyadhingra’ Dhingra (6th for ₹33,225), Rajneesh ‘msdhoni’ Thakur (7th for ₹27,600), and Himanshu ‘pokerbrat7’ Arora (8th for ₹22,125) were the others who FT-ed The Big Show.

Runner-up Kaushik Tibrewal
Runner-up Kaushik Tibrewal


Final Table Results

  1. Ashit ‘nexus010’ Sharma – ₹1,65,675
  2. Kaushik ‘kaushik1989’ Tibrewal – ₹1,16,250
  3. bubblegum – ₹74,775
  4. Vinay ‘Vinstill’ B – ₹55,350
  5. chipking – ₹41,550
  6. Chaitanya ‘chaitanyadhingra’ Dhingra – ₹33,225
  7. Rajneesh ‘msdhoni’ Thakur – ₹27,600
  8. Himanshu ‘pokerbrat7’ Arora – ₹22,125


The Flash 4.5 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 279

Re-entries – 86

Re-buys – 149

Prize Pool – ₹5,14,000

Places Paid – 47

Spartan Poker’s ₹4.5 Lakhs GTD The Flash began proceedings at 9.30 PM, and by the time the late registrations closed, the tourney had clocked in a guarantee-smashing 514 entries.

Parth ‘PufferFish’ Aggarwal was the last player standing, and he beat Abhishek ‘abhiaum’ Chhajer (runner-up for ₹63,633) heads-up to win ₹1 Lakh. Aggarwal now has ₹61.76 Lakhs in online earnings.

Runner-up Abhishek Chhajer
Abhishek Chhajer


Saurabh ‘spidy02’ Chopra (3rd for ₹47,699), Mohd ‘KOF’ Imran (4th for ₹38,601), Aditya ‘Loosecannon’ Bahl (5th for ₹30,429), and Lavesh ‘devbhati’ Meena (8th for ₹12,541) FT-ed the tourney.


Battle Royale [6-Max] 3 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹1,750

Entries – 119

Re-entries – 98

Prize Pool – ₹3,45,247

Places Paid – 35

PokerStars India’s ₹3 Lakhs GTD Battle Royale signed up 217 entrants, collecting a profitable ₹3.45 Lakhs prize pool. After almost seven hours of non-stop action, ‘Candyman_Music’ came out on top to win ₹67,515, with ‘anandsankar’ securing the runner-up payout worth ₹49,941.

Partho ‘SpidermanIndia’ Datta (3rd for ₹36,941) and Varun ‘wardev’ Devayya (5th for ₹20,212) also FT-ed the tourney.

Thirty-five players finished ITM to collect points towards the site`s “Star of the Month” – March leaderboard race.


Voyager 2.75 Lakhs GTD – Adda52

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 174

Re-entries – 119

Prize Pool – ₹2,93,000

Places Paid – 30

The ₹2.75 Lakhs GTD Voyager logged in 293 entries, collecting a profitable ₹2.93 Lakhs in the prize pool. Bollywood actor Siddhanth ‘bullzeyepower’ Kapoor shipped the tourney for ₹75,008 while Masroor ‘jason911’ Ansari finished runner-up for ₹44,683.

Debayan ‘debz19’ Das placed sixth for ₹11,720.


6-Max Holdem Boost 1.5 Lakhs GTD – PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 103

Re-entries – 67

Prize Pool – ₹1,67,000

Places Paid – 21

PokerBaazi regular Naman ‘KidPoker09’ Puri took down the 9 PM ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD Holdem Boost for ₹41,533. Harrish ‘Realfc’ Chaudary came in second for ₹29,108, and Vivekk ‘Vivek25’ Dube placed third for ₹18,721.

This happens to be the ninth FT finish for Puri this month. He had last championed the Turbo ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD on February 17 for ₹42,230.


Monday Blues 75K GTD – PokerDangal

Buy-in – ₹440

Entries – 87

Rebuys – 58

Prize Pool – ₹75,000

Places Paid – 23

PokerDangal’s ₹75K GTD Monday Blues pulled in 145 entrants to post a shortfall of ₹17,000. Topping them all was ‘shaktimunjal,’ who won ₹15,750 after defeating ‘Aa_poker’ (runner-up for ₹11,625) in heads-up play.


Bigstack Turbo 70K GTD – PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹770

Entries – 54

Re-entries – 34

Prize Pool – ₹70,000

Places Paid – 15

The 10:30 PM tourney on PokerStars India awarding TLB points towards the ‘Star of the Month’ leaderboard race, the Bigstack Turbo, clocked in 88 entries. The mystery player ‘Poker_Basilisk’ eventually came out on top to win ₹16,023, with Swapnil ‘pokpom1’ Patil taking second place for ₹12,096.

Akshay ‘VaahBhaiVaah’ Gupta (3rd for ₹9,131) and Anmolraj Singh ‘modi chai wala’ Chawla (7th for 2,966) FT-ed the event.


Grinder 2.0 20K GTD – Khelo365

Buy-in – ₹275

Entries – 42

Re-entries – 24

Prize Pool – ₹20,000

Places Paid – 7

‘Chancetaker’ took down Khelo365’s ₹20K GTD Grinder 2.0 for ₹7,200, outlasting ‘Vinay2001’ (runner-up for ₹4,000) in the heads-up play.


This report was updated at 2:30 PM on 23.02.2021.

Keep following PokerGuru for daily updates on the biggest winners across the major domestic networks!

0 0 vote
Article Rating
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Top Online Poker Rooms