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Wednesday was once again choc-a-block with intense action, and taking down the marquee tourneys of the day were Kanav Parwal, Vivek Pinto Rosario, Ankit Kapoor, Sanish Chhabra, Anish Suri, and Aditya Kulkarni. Let’s take a look at who won what.
Wednesday is when the Destiny plays out on Spartan Poker, and last night the ₹5,500 buy-in primetime tourney logged in 734 entries, obliterating its ₹30 Lakhs GTD with a prize pool collection of ₹36.70 Lakhs. The final showdown for the title took place between Kanav ‘SneakyBlinders’ Parwal and a mystery player ‘MasterBet10’. Parwal eventually conquered the title and padded his wallet with ₹9.54 Lakhs. The victory brought Parwal his best score on Spartan Poker to date and his third-best career score overall. His online scorecard reflects almost ₹83 Lakhs in recorded online winnings. ‘MasterBet10’ collected ₹5.87 Lakhs for his runner-up finish.
The reg-infested FT saw the likes of Vaibhav ‘Nikka Zaildar’ Sharma (3rd for ₹3.37 Lakhs), Guruprasad ‘DONKAKING’ Gupta (4th for ₹2.38 Lakhs), Pulkit ‘Championplayer’ Goyal (6th for ₹1.10 Lakhs), Saif ‘Free Speech’ Khan (7th for ₹91,750), Manish ‘thekid’ Lakhotia (8th for ₹73,400) and Shardul ‘Faucet Failure’ Parthasarathi (9th for ₹64,225).
The Destiny Junior crowned a champion in user ‘dmor93’ who won ₹1.11 Lakhs after outlasting a strong field of 379 entrants.
Anish ‘anishsuri’ Suri was the other prominent winner on the site as he raced ahead of the 118-entry field in the Mega Freeze ₹4 Lakhs GTD and took home ₹1 Lakh in prize money. Upcoming poker pro Kanchan ‘Bubblegum’ Sharma placed second for ₹68,000.
PokerBaazi`s Wednesday flagship The Pride registered 329 entries that left a ₹13,000 shortfall on the ₹10 Lakhs guaranteed by the site. Thirty-six places were paid, and walking away with the lion`s share was a familiar name Ankit ‘helter_skelter’ Kapoor. The former DPT Main Event champion edged past Young Gun Devang ‘laila’ Yadav (runner-up for ₹1.55 Lakhs) heads-up to win ₹2.21 Lakhs.
Taking down the Wednesday SuperStack title was Nitin ‘philhermouth’ Arora, who banked ₹77,250 after defeating Pranav ‘GarviGujarat’ Desai (2nd for ₹54,090) heads-up for the title.
Headlining the Wednesday MTT schedule on Adda52 was the ₹12 Lakhs GTD Maverick. A turnout of 671 entries helped collect ₹15.26 Lakhs in the prize pool. Besting them all was Vivek ‘vivloc’ Pinto Rosario, who walked away with the title and the ₹3.51 Lakhs that came with it after defeating ‘abhiraja’ (runner-up for ₹2.02 Lakhs) heads-up.
The site`s daily Hexagram just about managed to break even on its ₹3 Lakhs GTD prize pool on the back of 150 entries, and the top 15 places got paid. Aditya ‘adit11’ Kulkarni came out on top to win ₹84,750 after defeating ‘Muk239’ (runner-up for ₹55,500) in the heads-up play.
With the INSCOOP now done and dusted, it was back to the usual weekly fare at PokerStars India that played host to its weekly Night on Stars yesterday. The ₹10 Lakhs GTD tourney clocked in 379 entries to leave an overlay of ₹52,500, and the top 62 places got paid. Following a heads-up deal with ‘varunkandaswami’ (runner-up for ₹1.54 Lakhs), an anonymous user ‘MH1024’ championed the tourney to win ₹1.61 Lakhs.
The Big Bubble Rush ₹5 Lakhs GTD registered 199 entries, resulting in a marginal ₹2,500 overlay, and the top 35 places picked up a payday. Taking top honors at the event was Sanish ‘sneakysani’ Chhabra, who collected ₹1.16 Lakhs in prize money after defeating ‘nomnomnom18’ (runner-up for ₹39,300) heads-up for the title.
NOTE: The cyclone Amphan has disrupted out normal operations due to which we will be unable to publish the detailed Daily Majors report today.