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Daily Majors: Mohit Mehta, Chandan Arora, Priyank Kothari & Tanmay Benara Secure the Big Monday Scores

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  • RUPAM THAKUR October 19, 2021
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The Monday action was slow as usual but should definitely pick up as India’s biggest tournament; the ₹5 Crore GTD EndBoss commences its second edition of PokerBaazi tomorrow.

Coming to the Monday chartbusters, Sanjay Kumar championed Adda52’s Iron Man for ₹1.80 Lakhs (heads-up deal).

The user “sanapalbhar” fired four bullets in Spartan Poker’s ReCharge before coming out on top to win a personal-best ₹1,63,608. Last week’s ReCharge runner-up finisher Mohit Mehta stood second again for ₹1.09 Lakhs.

Chandan Arora championed PokerStars India’s Battle Royale for ₹1.05 Lakhs. He placed fourth in PokerBaazi’s Daily Night SPRINT to make away with over ₹1.20 Lakhs last night.

The EndBoss seventh-place finisher Priyank Kothari clinched Spartan Poker’s Deepstack title for ₹89,849, beating Yash Wadhawan heads-up.

Tanmay Benara took down Adda52’s Voyager for ₹70,508 courtesy of a heads-up chop. He cashed in two more events, raking in almost ₹88K overall.

Rudramani Pokhrel, Mayank Thakkar, Kovid Saraswat, Praveen KR, Tarsh Mehrotra, and Rainik Swarup Das won the other marque tournaments.

Here are the Monday highlights!

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Spartan Poker

Spartan Poker’s Monday headliner, the ₹8 Lakhs GTD ReCharge, saw ‘sanapalbhar’ overcoming a 408-entry field to collect a personal-best (on Spartan Poker) ₹1.64 Lakhs. The champion ‘sanapalbhar’ now has ₹3.01 Lakhs in recorded lifetime scores on Spartan Poker. Last week’s ReCharge runner-up Mohit ‘thejoker’ Mehta placed second again for ₹1.09 Lakhs. He ITM-ed two more events, collecting a cumulative ₹1.22 Lakhs in Monday winnings.

Runner-up Mohit Mehta
Runner-up Mohit Mehta


Mohit Mehta’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹2.59 Crores | Lifetime Profit: ₹76.87 Lakhs

Parag ‘Persie’ Shah posted three ITM scores, collecting ₹91,907.

His scores include:

> 3rd in Spartan Poker’s ReCharge for ₹79,560

> 3rd in Spartan Poker’s Epic for ₹11,050

> 25th in Spartan Poker’s Monster Stack for ₹2,493

Utkarsh ‘kidpokerNJ’ Vaish FT-ed two events, earning ₹72,402 on Monday.

Utkarsh Vaish
Utkarsh Vaish


His FT scores include:

> 4th in Spartan Poker’s ReCharge for ₹64,219

> 2nd in Spartan Poker’s Centurion for ₹8,183

The ₹4 Lakhs GTD Deepstack dragged in 461 entries, surpassing its advertised guarantee by ₹61,000. The EndBoss seventh-place finisher Priyank ‘Satoshi_Nakamoto’ Kothari was the last player standing and won ₹89,849 while Yash ‘J. Cole’ Wadhawan placed runner-up for ₹56,435.

Priyank Kothari
Priyank Kothari


This was Priyank Kothari’s 23rd title win for the year and his second title this month. His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹3.41 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹60.93 Lakhs

Rudramani ‘rud1478’ Pokhrel (Won Monster Stack ₹2.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹53,786), ‘cobainkurt’ (Won Night Rider – Monster Stack ₹2 Lakhs GTD for ₹50,776), Mayank ‘Mayank9894t’ Thakkar (Won Epic ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹25,160), ‘Hey_Jude’ (Won The Centurion ₹65K GTD for ₹12,883) & ‘silentmode’ (Won Striker ₹18K GTD for ₹4,529) shipped the other Monday marquees.



PokerBaazi’s ₹7.50 Lakhs GTD The Big Show clocked in 344 challengers to collect a guarantee-crushing ₹8.60 Lakhs prize pool. The user ‘Badimachli’ raced past them all, including ‘asg9966’ (2nd for ₹1.26 Lakhs) heads-up to collect a personal-best (on PokerBaazi) ₹1.81 Lakhs. The champion ‘Badimachli’ now has ₹11.01 Lakhs in recorded MTT earnings on PokerBaazi and ₹2.92 Lakhs in site-profits.

‘Ikka5’ (Won Holdem Boost ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹47,994), ‘Delzoid5’ (Won Daily Night SPRINT ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹36,550), ‘bigfish12’ (Won Daily Afternoon SPRINT ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹30,240), ‘Madpoker966767’ (Won PLO Daily ₹40K GTD for ₹11,820), ‘darmodygirl’ (Won Daily Morning SPRINT ₹50K GTD for ₹10,790), Tarsh ‘Ceepee’ Mehrotra (Won 5-Max Daily ₹50K GTD for ₹10,170), and ‘caps123’ (Won for ₹7,134 – Turbo ₹20K GTD) won the other Monday marquees.


PokerStars India

PokerStars India’s ₹5 Lakhs GTD Battle Royale (7-Max) registered a 182-player field, falling ₹1.10 Lakhs short of its advertised guarantee. Chandan ‘RunBarryRun’ Arora championed the event to win ₹1.05 Lakhs (includes ₹51,571 in bounties). He defeated ‘Lelouch britt’ (2nd for ₹69,601) (includes ₹15,726 in bounties) en-route to claiming the title.

Chandan Arora
Chandan Arora


Chandan Arora’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹3.95 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.60 Crores

Last Monday’s Battle Royale winner, uncrypted’ toppled the 154-entry field in the ₹2 Lakhs GTD Deepstack, banking ₹49,373 (includes ₹30,625 in bounties). ‘rkrohan@&’ came second for ₹23,474 (includes ₹4,727 in bounties). The champion boasts of ₹7.31 Lakhs in recorded winnings on PokerStars India.

‘iamks05’ (Won Ultrasonic ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹39,669), ‘jul1u592’ (Won The Sprinter ₹50K GTD for ₹19,946), ‘CyberSpears’ (Won Afternoon on Stars ₹60K GTD for ₹18,496), Praveen ‘pinawxd’ KR (Won Bigstack Turbo ₹70K GTD for ₹13,899), ‘MoonMagic1998’ (Won Omania ₹50K GTD for ₹15,359), ‘PAAKTS’ (Won Deepstack ₹50K GTD for ₹11,681), and Rainik ‘Destr0ys’ Swarup Das (Won Primetime Grind ₹50K GTD for ₹9,220) shipped the other Monday marquees on PokerStars India.



The ₹8 Lakhs GTD Iron Man successfully broke even after 406 entrants bought in for ₹2,200, and the top 43 places got paid. Sanjay ‘Floppednuts’ Kumar walked away with the title and the ₹1.80 Lakhs up-top following a heads-up deal with ‘gladiator86’ (2nd for ₹1.43 Lakhs). This happens to be Kumar’s second-biggest score on Adda52, pushing his site profits to ₹6.31 Lakhs!

The ₹3 Lakhs GTD Voyager logged in a 338-entry field, and the top 34 places got a share of the ₹3.38 Lakhs prize pool. Tanmay ‘PlusEv’ Benara was the last player standing and won ₹70,508 following a heads-up chop with ‘BHRIGU23’ (2nd for ₹65,199).

Tanmay Benara
Tanmay Benara


Tanmay Benara’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹90.30 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: ₹29.70 Lakhs

‘Rupoomdey’ (Won Nighttide DST Adda ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹31,209), Kovid ‘KovidS’ Saraswat (Won Punch ₹80K GTD for ₹22,400), ‘aaamissing’ (Won Sundown Adda ₹50K GTD for ₹11,874), and ‘hellotibbe’ (Won Evening Adda ₹50K GTD for ₹10,020) won the other Adda52 marquees.

The other Monday winners were:

PlayerPrize AmountEventPoker Site
Priyank 'Satoshi_Nakamoto' Kothari₹89,849Deepstack ₹4 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
Rudramani ‘rud1478’ Pokhrel₹53,786Monster Stack ₹2.5 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
cobainkurt₹50,776Night Rider – Monster Stack ₹2 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
uncrypted₹49,373Deepstack ₹2 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
Ikka5₹47,994Holdem Boost ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
iamks05₹39,669Ultrasonic ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
Delzoid5₹36,550Daily Night SPRINT ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
‘Rupoomdey’₹31,209Nighttide DST Adda ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDAdda52
bigfish12₹30,240Daily Afternoon SPRINT ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
Mayank ‘Mayank9894t’ Thakkar₹25,160Epic ₹1 Lakh GTDSpartan Poker
Kovid ‘KovidS’ Saraswat₹22,400Punch ₹80K GTDAdda52
jul1u592₹19,946The Sprinter ₹50K GTDPokerStars India
CyberSpears₹18,496Afternoon on Stars ₹60K GTDPokerStars India
MoonMagic1998₹15,359Omania ₹50K GTD PokerStars India
Praveen 'pinawxd' KR₹13,899Bigstack Turbo ₹70K GTDPokerStars India
Sahil a.k.a Hey_Jude₹12,883The Centurion ₹65K GTDSpartan Poker
‘aaamissing’₹11,874Sundown Adda ₹50K GTDAdda52
Madpoker966767₹11,820PLO Daily ₹40K GTDPokerBaazi
PAAKTS₹11,681Deepstack ₹50K GTDPokerStars India
darmodygirl₹10,790Daily Morning SPRINT ₹50K GTDPokerBaazi
Tarsh ‘Ceepee’ Mehrotra₹10,1705-Max Daily ₹50K GTDPokerBaazi
‘hellotibbe’₹10,020Evening Adda ₹50K GTDAdda52
Rainik 'Destr0ys' Swarup Das₹9,220Primetime Grind ₹50K GTDPokerStars India
caps123₹7,134Turbo ₹20K GTDPokerBaazi
silentmode₹4,529Striker ₹18K GTDSpartan Poker
FULLMOONNZZZ₹4,300Quick Freeze ₹10K GTDKhelo365


Iron Man 8 Lakhs GTD – Adda52

Buy-in – ₹2,200

Entries – 208

Re-entries – 198

Prize Pool – ₹8,12,000

Places Paid – 43

Sanjay ‘Floppednuts’ Kumar outran the competition in Adda52’s Monday headliner, the ₹8 Lakhs GTD Iron Man to win ₹1.80 Lakhs. He cut a heads-up deal with gladiator86′ (2nd for ₹1.43 Lakhs).

Ajay ‘ohyeah’ Sawhney (4th for ₹64,960) and Ranjeet ‘rj147’ Negi (5th for ₹42,224) also FT-ed the tourney!

The ₹2,200 buy-in event clocked in 406 entries to collect a ₹8.12 Lakhs prize pool. The 8 PM tourney ended at 2:08 AM, and the top 43 finishers made it in the money.

Final Table Results

  1. Sanjay ‘Floppednuts’ Kumar – ₹1,79,987*
  2. gladiator86 – ₹1,43,189*
  3. rraja007 – ₹85,260
  4. Ajay ‘ohyeah’ Sawhney – ₹64,960
  5. Ranjeet ‘rj147’ Negi – ₹42,224
  6. Murti8 – ₹28,420

*denotes a heads-up deal


ReCharge 8 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹2,200

Entries – 204

Re-entries – 82

Rebuys – 122

Prize Pool – ₹8,16,000

Places Paid – 39

Spartan Poker’s Monday MTT schedule had both the ReCharge and Deepstack running together. Offering a higher guarantee was the ₹2,200 buy-in ReCharge, where 408 participants signed up last night, generating a ₹8.16 prize pool. The top 39 finishers earned payouts!

The dust settled in a little over seven hours, and it was mystery user ‘sanapalbhar’ walking away with the flagship title and a ₹1.64 Lakhs payday. MTT regular Mohit ‘thejoker’ Mehta, who placed second in the same event last Monday, secured the runner-up spot for ₹1.09 Lakhs.

Mohit Mehta now boasts of ₹2.59 Crores in recorded lifetime winnings (₹76.87 Lakhs in lifetime profits).

Parag ‘Persie’ Shah (3rd for ₹79,560), Utkarsh ‘kidpokerNJ’ Vaish (4th for ₹64,219), Mitesh ‘mikefrbike’ Kumar Gupta (5th for ₹50,347), last Monday’s ReCharge champion Manish ‘thekid’ Lakhotia (6th for ₹38,107), Aurkodyuti ‘ad87’ Das (7th for ₹27,989), and Rahul ‘iLiSHMaCh’ Sahni (8th for ₹20,563) were the other notable FT finishers.

Final Table Results

  1. sanapalbhar – ₹1,63,608
  2. Mohit ‘thejoker’ Mehta – ₹1,08,773
  3. Parag ‘Persie’ Shah – ₹79,560
  4. Utkarsh ‘kidpokerNJ’ Vaish – ₹64,219
  5. Mitesh ‘mikefrbike’ Kumar Gupta – ₹50,347
  6. Manish ‘thekid’ Lakhotia – ₹38,107
  7. Aurkodyuti ‘ad87’ Das – ₹27,989
  8. Rahul ‘iLiSHMaCh’ Sahni – ₹20,563


The Big Show 7.50 Lakhs GTD PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹2,750

Entries – 185

Re-entries – 159

Prize Pool – ₹8,60,000

Places Paid – 45

PokerBaazi’s ₹7.50 Lakhs GTD The Big Show reigned in a 344-player field, resulting in a smashing ₹8.60 Lakhs prize pool collection.

After close to seven hours of play, PokerBaazi user ‘Badimachli’ came out on top to win a personal-best (on PokerBaazi) ₹1.81 Lakhs.

Rising Star Aman ‘KarmaPoker’ Parakh (4th for ₹60,200), Ashish ‘intrcptr101’ Kaushik (5th for ₹45,150), Sandy ‘Ziigmund’ Lamba (6th for ₹36,120), and Harsh ‘harsh1327’ Bubna (8th for ₹24,080) also FT-ed the event.

Final Table Results

  1. Badimachli – ₹1,80,600
  2. asg9966 – ₹1,26,420
  3. prashant1982 – ₹81,270
  4. Aman ‘KarmaPoker’ Parakh – ₹60,200
  5. Ashish ‘intrcptr101’ Kaushik – ₹45,150
  6. Sandy ‘Ziigmund’ Lamba – ₹36,120
  7. Steelbala – ₹30,100
  8. Harsh ‘harsh1327’ Bubna – ₹24,080


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

Buy-in – ₹2,350

Entries – 102

Re-entries – 80

Total Prize Pool – ₹5,00,000

Regular Prize Pool – ₹3,05,442

Bounty Prize Pool – ₹1,94,558

Places Paid – 20

It took Chandan ‘RunBarryRun’ Arora a little over seven hours to trounce over the 182-entry field in PokerStars India’s ₹5 Lakhs GTD Battle Royale (7-Max) and won ₹1.05 Lakhs (includes ₹51,571 in bounties) for his efforts. ‘Lelouch britt’ secured a runner-up payout worth ₹69,601 (includes ₹15,726 in bounties).

Chandan Arora also placed fourth in PokerBaazi’s Daily Night SPRINT for ₹15,764, pushing his Monday earnings to ₹1.21 Lakhs.

Sunday’s BSS SuperStack runner-up finisher, Vinay ‘CharleSCorreA’ B (5th for ₹26,886), was the only other notable name on the final table.

The ₹2,350 buy-in event filled in ₹1.10 Lakhs in overlays and the top 20 places got paid.

Final Table Results (Includes Bounties)

  1. Chandan ‘RunBarryRun’ Arora – ₹1,05,446
  2. Lelouch britt – ₹69,601
  3. Monikgowda123 – ₹44,145
  4. varunkandaswami – ₹34,023
  5. Vinay ‘CharleSCorreA’ B – ₹26,886
  6. SayyMyyName – ₹17,350
  7. nikpokernoob – ₹19,420


Deepstack 4 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 223

Re-entries – 96

Rebuys – 142

Prize Pool – ₹4,61,000

Places Paid – 47

Last week`s Blockbuster third-place finisher, online regular Priyank ‘Satoshi_Nakamoto’ Kothari, championed the ₹4 Lakhs GTD Deepstack on Spartan Poker for ₹89,849 after edging past Yash ‘J. Cole’ Wadhawan (2nd for ₹56,435) in the heads-up play.

Runner-up Yash Wadhawan
Runner-up Yash Wadhawan


After this win, Priyank Kothari’s recorded lifetime online winnings crossed ₹3.41 Crores (₹60.93 Lakhs in corresponding profits).

Dhaval’ Ace of hearts’ Doshi (3rd for ₹42,781) and Sumit ‘pleasedontbet’ Silwal (8th for ₹11,248) also FT-ed the event.


Voyager 3 Lakhs GTD – Adda52

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 179

Re-entries – 159

Prize Pool – ₹3,38,000

Places Paid – 34

Tanmay ‘PlusEv’ Benara captured the ₹3 Lakhs GTD Voyager title on Adda52 for a ₹70,508 payday. He struck a heads-up deal with the user ‘BHRIGU23’ (2nd for ₹65,199).

Tanmay Benara ITM’ed two more events last night to rake in over ₹88,000 and breached ₹90.30 Lakhs in lifetime scores, with ₹29.70 Lakhs in profits.

Sudarshan ‘Sudmore’ More (3rd for ₹37,180) and Harsh ‘BuddhaBhikari’ Dembla (4th for ₹28,223) also posted FT scores!


Quick Freeze 10K GTD – Khelo365

Buy-in – ₹110

Entries – 20

Re-entries – 29

Prize Pool – ₹10,000

Places Paid – 6

Sunday’s Dominator champion, Khelo365 regular ‘FULLMOONNZZZ,’ added another ₹4,300 to their poker bankroll after clinching the ₹10K GTD Quick Freeze title.


This report was updated at 5.30 PM on 19.10.2021.

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