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Daily Majors: Neel Joshi, Arjanveer Singh Chadha, Gurpal Singh & Allen Romeo Conquer the Tuesday Flagships

Daily Majors: Neel Joshi, Arjanveer Singh Chadha, Gurpal Singh & Allen Romeo
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  • Namita Ghosh September 28, 2022
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The digital felts were ringing with action yesterday. Spartan Poker’s India Turbo Masters 2.0 grabbed most of the attention, even as PokerBaazi dished out a steady stream of marquee tournaments throughout the day.

Young Gun Neel Joshi was the day’s top scorer! Joshi, who won Adda52’s Godfather earlier this month, picked up his second title in five months after shipping Spartan Poker’s ITM #30 Tuesday Big for ₹5.74 Lakhs. Sunday`s ITM #16 – Blizzard winner PokerGuru Ambassador Vishal Bajaj collected ₹3.89 Lakhs in second place.

PokerGuru Ambassadors made a strong charge in the ITM tournaments yesterday, with three players from the stable pulling out standout scores. Arjanveer Singh Chadha was hands down the star performer and fired up two top finishes for ₹5.71 Lakhs in total winnings – the day`s second-best score. He won Spartan Poker’s ITM #28 Tuesday Supersonic (₹3.57 Lakhs) and finished runner-up in ITM #31 DST (₹1.36 Lakhs), losing the heads-up battle to Dhinesh Kumar (1st for ₹2.05 Lakhs).

The #1 ranked player in the annual TLB (points) standings, Neeraj Kumar, was one of the most prolific scorers yesterday. He cashed an impressive 13 tournaments, netting ₹1.40 Lakhs! Kumar’s long list of scores includes two title wins – Spartan Poker’s ITM #27 PLO 6 Turbo (₹44,270) and PokerBaazi’s Daily Night SPRINT (₹37,307).

Advait Rajguru (Won ITM #29 Multi-Entry Turbo for ₹78,871), Sushant Sirohi (Won ITM #26 Turbo Boost for ₹65,759), and Vikhyat Ahlawat (Won ITM #32 PKO Turbo for ₹43,308) won the other India Turbo Masters tournaments on Tuesday.

Gurpal Singh hit the ₹2 Crore milestone in recorded online winnings on the back of five money runs yesterday, collectively worth ₹4.18 Lakhs, and most prominently championed Adda52’s The Mint for ₹3.63 Lakhs.

PokerBaazi loyalist Allen Romeo bagged another flagship title on the site, The Endeavour, converting a ₹198 satellite buy-in into a whopping ₹2.41 Lakhs payday (his second-best career score). Harsh Barve stood second for ₹1.59 Lakhs.

The NPS Main Event champion Chirag Sodha won his first title in over six weeks yesterday, conquering the Bounty Builder HR on PokerStars India for ₹2.29 Lakhs (won ₹2.40 Lakhs overall). Lavesh Meena secured a runner-up payday worth ₹1.36 Lakhs.

Kunal Yadav posted his first victory in two months, taking down PokerBaazi’s Daily Value Boost for ₹1.37 Lakhs (3-way deal). He FT-ed another two PokerBaazi tourneys, netting ₹1.64 Lakhs overall.

tiltplay’ (Won (7-Max) Daily SPRINT for ₹1.18 Lakhs), ‘hr51wale’ (Won (7-Max) SPRINT for ₹1.11 Lakhs) (3-way deal), and ‘HarshitMuchhal’ (Won (7-Max) Afternoon Boost for ₹65,351) (3-way deal) shipped the other PokerBaazi marquees.

Md Nazim, Karan Sitlani, and Ankit Nahar also won the Tuesday marquees.

Here are the Tuesday highlights!

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Spartan Poker

ITM #30 Tuesday Big (6-Max) – ₹15 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹11,000

Entries – 132

Re-entries – 36

Rebuys – 79

Prize Pool – ₹24,70,000

Places Paid – 23

Young Gun Neel ‘Worm33’ Joshi crushed the 247-player field in the biggest guaranteed tournament running last night, Spartan Poker`s ₹15 Lakhs GTD ITM #30 Tuesday Big, netting ₹5.74 Lakhs (his second title in five months).

Neel Joshi
Neel Joshi

 

Sunday`s ITM #16 – Blizzard champion PokerGuru Ambassador Vishal ‘CrownUpJr’ Bajaj fell inches short of winning his second ITM flagship, banking ₹3.89 Lakhs in second place (won ₹4.07 Lakhs overall).

Vishal Bajaj
Vishal Bajaj

 

Neel Joshi`s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹5.71 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹2.38 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #6

Galactic Series Main Event champion Aditya ‘Ben K Rolle’ Singh (4th for ₹2.12 Lakhs), Young Gun Devang ‘THENERDGUY’ Yadav (5th for ₹1.70 lakhs), PokerGuru Ambassador Mithun ‘nodelocker’ Mahesh (7th for ₹97,812), Vishal ‘Darky012’ Ojha (8th for ₹65,892), Nitesh ‘KATIYAR11’ Katiyar (9th for ₹57,304), Young Gun Karan ‘Majestic’ Radia (10th for ₹48,165), and Anurag ‘Norman Bates’ Srivastava (11th for ₹48,165) were others who ran deep in the event.

Final Table Results

  1. Neel ‘Worm33’ Joshi – 5,74,275
  2. Vishal ‘CrownUpJr’ Bajaj – 3,89,025
  3. HarryHoudini – 2,59,350
  4. Aditya ‘Ben K Rolle’ Singh – 2,12,420
  5. Devang ‘THENERDGUY’ Yadav – 1,70,430
  6. Sumit ‘Sumit_5011’ Chordiya – 1,32,145

 

ITM #28 Tuesday Supersonic – ₹14 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹3,300

Entries – 296

Re-entries – 92

Rebuys – 225

Prize Pool – ₹18,39,000

Places Paid – 55

PokerGuru Ambassadors dominated the India Turbo Masters MTTs yesterday, with three players from the stable posting standout finishes. None more so than the Destiny 24.0 Finale champion, PokerGuru Ambassador Arjanveer Singh ‘bazzingaa’ Chadha, who cranked out a smashing Tuesday run, posting two top finishes and netting ₹5.71 Lakhs overall – the day`s second-best score.

Arjanveer Singh Chadha
Arjanveer Singh Chadha

 

Chadha most notably dominated a guarantee-crushing 613-player field in Spartan Poker’s ₹14 Lakhs GTD ITM #28 Tuesday Supersonic, collecting ₹3.57 Lakhs in the first place. Site-reg ‘CharlieDREW’ finished runner-up for ₹2.26 Lakhs.

Arjanveer Singh Chadha`s Tuesday finishes include:

> 1st in Spartan Poker’s ITM #28 Tuesday Supersonic for ₹3,56,766

> 2nd in Spartan Poker’s ITM #31 DST for ₹1,35,966

> 19th in Spartan Poker’s ITM #30 Tuesday Big for ₹31,122

> 14th in PokerStars India’s Bounty Builder for ₹27,420

> 10th in Adda52’s The Mint for ₹18,288

The fight for the #3 spot in the annual rankings is intensifying, and Arjanveer Singh Chadha has risen up to the incoming challenge from Young Gun Arsh Grover with his explosive Tuesday run.

Arsh Grover
Arsh Grover

 

Arjanveer Singh Chadha`s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹11.89 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹4.20 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #18 | Annual Winnings: ₹2.87 Crores | Ranked #3 in the 2022 Leaderboard Standings (Total Cashes)

Final Table Results

  1. Arjanveer Singh ‘bazzingaa’ Chadha – 3,56,766
  2. CharlieDREW – 2,26,197
  3. PrettyLiLiar – 1,63,487
  4. magnifico – 1,32,224
  5. addybaddy – 1,04,639
  6. basavarajmudalagibsm – 80,548
  7. Vivek ‘Kill Ivey’ Bajaj – 59,951
  8. Likita Nuther – 43,400

 

ITM #31 DST – ₹8 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹2,200

Entries – 250

Re-entries – 63

Rebuys – 197

Prize Pool – ₹10,20,000

Places Paid – 39

Last week’s Wednesday Vibes winner Dhinesh ‘kendralust’ Kumar cruised past a stacked 510-player field in Spartan Poker`s ₹8 Lakhs GTD ITM #31 DST, bagging his maiden India Turbo Masters title for ₹2.05 Lakhs.

Dhinesh Kumar
Dhinesh Kumar

 

The ITM #28 Tuesday Supersonic winner Arjanveer Singh ‘bazzingaa’ Chadha fell just shy of taking down his second ITM title yesterday, posting a runner-up finish in ITM #31 DST worth ₹1.36 lakhs (won ₹5.71 Lakhs overall).

Arjanveer Singh Chadha
Arjanveer Singh Chadha

 

Dhinesh Kumar scored another middling cash in PokerBaazi`s (7-Max) SPRINT (23rd for ₹5,139), raking in almost ₹2.10 Lakhs (overall).

His Tuesday finishes include:

> 1st in Spartan Poker’s ITM #31 DST for ₹2,04,510

> 23rd in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) SPRINT for ₹5,139

Dhinesh Kumar’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹5.29 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.94 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #8 | Annual Winnings: ₹1.35 Crores

The ₹2,200 buy-in tourney ran from 9.30 PM to 3.41 AM, and the ₹10.20 Lakhs prize pool was distributed among the top 39 finishers.

Final Table Results

  1. Dhinesh ‘kendralust’ Kumar – 2,04,510
  2. Arjanveer Singh ‘bazzingaa’ Chadha – 1,35,966
  3. talissya – 99,450
  4. Abhinay ‘abhishivu’ Devarakonda – 80,274
  5. Aayush ‘Eureka226’ Arya – 62,934
  6. Alicent Hightower – 47,634

 

The #1 ranked player in the annual TLB (points) standings, Neeraj ‘UnsafeChoice’ Kumar, had a helluva Tuesday run. He ITM-ed 13 events – winning two tournaments and posting another four FT finishes, raking in ₹1.40 Lakhs.

Kumar obstinately fired five bullets in Spartan Poker’s ₹2 Lakhs GTD ITM #27 PLO 6 Turbo, outlasting a 163-entry field to win his maiden India Turbo Masters title for ₹43,245. Site user ‘Hope21’ took home a slightly better ₹43,363, courtesy of a heads-up deal.

Neeraj Kumar`s top Tuesday finishes include:

> 1st in Spartan Poker’s ITM #27 PLO 6 Turbo for ₹44,270

> 1st in PokerBaazi’s Daily Night SPRINT for ₹37,307

> 7th in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) Afternoon Boost for ₹15,900

> 6th in PokerBaazi’s Hyper SPRINT for ₹10,116

Neeraj Kumar’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹7.80 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.57 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #53 | Annual Winnings: ₹1.29 Crores | Ranked #1 in the Annual TLB (Points) Standings

PokerGuru Ambassador Advait ‘GTfO18’ Rajguru (Won 3.50 Lakhs GTD ITM #29 Multi Entry Turbo for 78,871), the #2 ranked player in the ITM leaderboard standings Sushant ‘Kalkiyug’ Sirohi (Won 3.50 Lakhs GTD ITM #26 Turbo Boost for 65,759), and the current ITM leaderboard topper Vikhyat ‘Super Saiyan’ Ahlawat (Won 3 Lakhs GTD ITM #32 PKO Turbo for 43,308) won the other India Turbo Masters titles on Tuesday.

 

India Turbo Masters 2.0 Leaderboard Standings – Day 5

Vikhyat ‘super Saiyan’ Ahlawat (3,737 points) has taken over the #1 position on the ITM 2.0 leaderboard after cashing five events yesterday, including winning ITM #32 PKO Turbo. Sushant ‘kalkiyug’ Sirohi (2,900 points) climbed up two places to #2, with Young Gun Karan ‘Majestic’ Radia (2,510 points) tumbling down to #3.

RankPlayerPoint
1Vikhyat 'super Saiyan' Ahlawat3,737
2Sushant 'kalkiyug' Sirohi2,900
3Karan 'Majestic' Radia2,510
4Neeraj 'UnsafeChoice' Kumar2,461
5Manish ‘Khatidragon’ Jangid2,314
6Ketan 'Godparticle' Sengar2,294
7Ravi 'Rvjain91' Jain2,212
8Alok 'ALOK.' Pawar2,077
9pin2chem1,939
10Jimmy 'brahmos999' Arora1,898

 

Rx100cc’ (Won 1.50 Lakhs GTD Night Rider for 33,276), and Rakesh ‘Kanjussindhi’ Punjabi (Won 1 Lakh GTD Chip Up for 15,879) won the other Spartan Poker marquees.

 

PokerBaazi

The Endeavour – ₹12 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹3,850

Entries – 218

Re-entries – 196

Prize Pool – ₹14,49,000

Places Paid – 49

Last month’s BTS Mini Main Event champion Allen ‘romeo333’ Romeo‘s profit graph on PokerBaazi has been fast-moving north, and for a good reason, as he has won eight tournaments on the site since that breakout win.

Allen Romeo
Allen Romeo

 

The site reg drove up the action on PokerBaazi again last night, converting a ₹198 satellite buy-in into a whopping ₹2.41 Lakhs payday (his second-best career finish) after winning the ₹12 Lakhs GTD The Endeavour! Last year’s IOPC Blaze of Glory winner Harshad ‘omglukbox’ Barve finished runner-up for ₹1.60 Lakhs.

Harshad Barve
Harshad Barve

 

Allen Romeo’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹41.95 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: ₹4.13 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #15

Gaurav ‘Zillastar’ Bhandari locked in ₹1.54 Lakhs through two deep runs, crossing ₹2 Crores in tracked online winnings.

Gaurav Bhandari
Gaurav Bhandari

 

His Tuesday finishes include:

> 3rd in PokerBaazi’s The Endeavour for ₹1,23,165

> 20th in Spartan Poker’s ITM #30 Tuesday Big for ₹31,122

Gaurav Bhandari’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹2.01 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #1| Annual Winnings: ₹72.86 Lakhs

Final Table Results

  1. Allen ‘romeo333’ Romeo – ₹2,41,259
  2. Harshad ‘omglukbox’ Barve – ₹1,59,390
  3. Gaurav ‘Zillastar’ Bhandari – ₹1,23,165
  4. Mohit ‘thejoker’ Mehta – ₹1,01,430
  5. Aayush ‘Learnnwin’ Arya – ₹86,940
  6. Vaibhav ‘tornado0oo’ Bhasin – ₹72,450
  7. Sanchit ‘devilsanchit’ Anand – ₹57,960
  8. Ankit ‘gabru1410’ Agarwal – ₹43,470

 

Daily Value Boost – ₹10 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 525

Re-entries – 395

Prize Pool – ₹10,00,000

Places Paid – 149

IOPC, Winter Series & IMPS title holder Kunal ‘callmeifyoucan’ Yadav ended an over two-month-long title drought last night after outlasting a 920-entry field in PokerBaazi’s 10 Lakhs GTD Daily Value Boost, adding ₹1.37 Lakhs to his bankroll. Site users ‘bullets777’ (2nd for ₹1,19,608) & ‘Anuj147’ (3rd for ₹1,04,769) rounded out the podium after striking a three-way deal.

Yadav came out all guns firing last night as he FT-ed another two PokerBaazi tournaments, banking ₹1.64 Lakhs.

His Tuesday finishes include:

> 1st in PokerBaazi’s Daily Value Boost for ₹1,37,322

> 5th in PokerBaazi’s (6-Max) Holdem BOOST for ₹13,550

> 5th in PokerBaazi’s Hyper Sprint for ₹12,645

Kunal Yadav’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹2.08 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹25.08 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #20

The 7:30 PM Daily Value Boost suffered a ₹80,000 overlay shortfall, and the top 149 places benefitted from the value on offer.

Final Table Results

  1. Kunal ‘callmeifyoucan’ Yadav – ₹1,37,322*
  2. bullets777 – ₹1,19,608*
  3. Anuj147 – ₹1,04,769*
  4. Sagar ‘BustedAA’ Raj – ₹56,100
  5. Rishabh ‘rgeader’ Gupta – ₹38,800
  6. winneralways – ₹27,000
  7. alaxi – ₹18,900
  8. Aditya ‘pnutbutterbacon’ Navalkar – ₹13,700

*denotes a three-way deal

 

(7-Max) Daily SPRINT – 5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 2,200

Entries – 105

Re-entries – 102

Prize Pool – 5,00,000

Places Paid – 27

PokerBaazi reg ‘tiltplay‘ (anonymity requested) overcame a stacked 207-entry field in the 5 Lakhs GTD (7-Max) Daily SPRINT to win ₹1.18 Lakhs. The FCS Mid Main Event champion, Sachin ‘browguy26’ Raj, fell inches short of taking down the 7:30 PM marquee for the third time in two months, taking home ₹82,550 in second-place prize money – his seventh FT finish of the month and his third runner-up score.

Sachin Raj
Sachin Raj

 

tiltplay’s PokerBaazi stats: Site Winnings: 57.59 Lakhs | Site Profits: 9.98 Lakhs | Titles Won: #11

The 2,200 buy-in Daily SPRINT fell 86,000 short of its advertised guarantee and paid out 27 places.

Final Table Results

  1. tiltplay – 1,17,650
  2. Sachin ‘browguy26’ Raj – 82,550
  3. Arjun ‘Asuran’ Baskaran – 53,100
  4. Rohit ‘mrblue1205’ Malhotra – 39,300
  5. deepen123 – 29,500
  6. Praveen ‘PoketRockets’ Kumar – 23,600
  7. Devendra ‘thablack’ Suthar – 19,600

 

(7-Max) SPRINT – ₹5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,650

Entries – 251

Re-entries – 172

Prize Pool – ₹6,34,000

Places Paid – 54

The user ‘hr51wale’ created their account on PokerBaazi on September 27 and shipped their first tournament on the site just a couple of hours later, taking down the ₹5 Lakhs GTD (7-Max) SPRINT for ₹1.11 Lakhs. A three-way deal saw Elroy ‘madmanmoras’ Moras (2nd for ₹88,322) and Vishal ‘karan23’ Kumar (3rd for ₹75,135) locking in the other top payouts.

The 9 PM (7-Max) SPRINT registered 423 entries, generating a ₹6.34 Lakhs prize pool. The top 54 places were paid.

Final Table Results

  1. hr51wale – ₹1,10,964*
  2. Elroy ‘madmanmoras’ Moras – ₹88,322*
  3. Vishal ‘karan23’ Kumar – ₹75,135*
  4. Vipul ‘vipuljaipur’ Mittal – ₹42,512
  5. DekhrahahainBinod – ₹31,915
  6. borntrouble – ₹25,570
  7. Ram ‘mowgumotu’ Kakkar – ₹21,319

*denotes a three-way deal

 

(7-Max) Afternoon Boost – ₹5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹2,200

Entries – 115

Re-entries – 99

Prize Pool – ₹5,00,000

Places Paid – 41

PokerBaazi user ‘HarshitMuchhal’ fired three bullets in the 2 PM marquee, ₹5 Lakhs GTD (7-Max) Afternoon Boost, before storming past a 214-runner field to win ₹65,351 in first-place prize money and their maiden title on the site. The user chopped the title three-way with ‘prometheus1224’ (2nd for ₹63,297) and ‘PUSKAS’ (3rd for ₹61,902).

HarshitMuchhal’s PokerBaazi stats: Site Winnings: ₹99,803 | Site Profits: ₹72,128 | Titles Won: #1

The #1 ranked player in the annual TLB (points) standings, Neeraj ‘SelfClaimedPro’ Kumar had a hectic Tuesday, as he ITM-ed 13 events, including four FT-finishes and two title victories for a cumulative ₹1.40 Lakhs.

Neeraj Kumar
Neeraj Kumar

 

His top Tuesday finishes include: <