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Daily Majors: PokerGuru Ambassador Vishal Bajaj Champions WPT India High Roller For ₹21.60 Lakhs

Daily Majors 20-08
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  • Attreyee Khasnabis August 21, 2021
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It’s the weekend, and what better way to start it off by taking down ₹80 Lakhs GTD WPT India High Roller! That’s precisely how PokerGuru Ambassador Vishal Bajaj set things in motion. The former Millionaire champion picked up his first WPT trophy and a personal-best ₹21.60 Lakhs in the event, pushing his online tally north of ₹4 Crores (₹4.02 Crores)!

The veteran pro Sumit Sapra placed runner-up in the WPT India High Roller for ₹13.60 Lakhs. And even though he missed his chance at a ₹7 Lakhs pay jump and the WPT trophy, the seven-figure score made him the sixth player on our tracked database to cross the ₹8 Crores-mark (₹8.02 Crores) in tracked online earnings.

The former IOPC Millionaire winner Srihari Bang has been keeping a relatively low profile off late. Well, Mr. Bang bounced back with a bang, ending an over three-month title drought by shipping PokerBaazi’s The Weekly HighRoller for ₹3.08 Lakhs. He chopped the title three-way deal with Kunal Patni (2nd for ₹3.06 Lakhs) and Young Gun Shardul Parthasarathi (3rd for ₹2.94 Lakhs).

Documentary filmmaker and poker enthusiast Rakesh Sharma took down PokerStars India’s Uppercut MAGIC Edition for ₹2.04 Lakhs, while PokerGuru Ambassador Arjanveer Singh Chadha came out on top in Spartan Poker’s Futuristic for ₹1.96 Lakhs.

Nishaanth Shanmughasundaram, Nitin Arora, Anish Arora, Anurag Srivastava, Clinton Tavares, Akshit Madan, Anish Arora, Kritagya Sharma, Akash Arora, Jerry Bareh, Pranav Khandalkar, and Hemang Shah won the other marquees.

Here are the Friday highlights!

 

Spartan Poker

Friday, as always, was a busy day on Spartan Poker. The day`s star attraction, the ₹30 Lakhs GTD The Elite, logged in 355 entrants who ponied up ₹11,000, collecting a ₹35.50 Lakhs prize pool. The mystery user ‘Beautiful Mistakes’ championed the event for ₹6.75 Lakhs, following a heads-up deal with Deepesh ‘prince1993’ Raka (2nd for ₹5.80 Lakhs). The winner now has ₹16.82 Lakhs in recorded winnings on Spartan Poker.

Runner-up Deepesh Raka
Runner-up Deepesh Raka

 

The runner-up Deepesh Raka picked up his third FT finish of August last night, which also happens to be his personal-best score to date. His stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹80.38 Lakhs (Spartan Poker & PokerStars India) | Lifetime Profit: ₹4.30 Lakhs

PokerGuru Ambassador Arjanveer ‘bazzingaa’ Singh Chadha cut his way across a massive 1,303-entry field in the ₹9.50 Lakhs GTD Futuristic to claim his second title win of the month. This was also his second time winning the Futuristic title this year. In the heads-up finale, Chadha bested Karan ‘Junior-KK’ Kapur (2nd for ₹1.18 Lakhs) to bank the ₹1.96 Lakhs top prize.

Arjanveer Singh Chadha
Arjanveer Singh Chadha

 

Arjanveer Singh Chadha’s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹7.84 Crores | Lifetime Profit: ₹2.80 Crores | Annual Winnings: ₹2.23 Crores | Ranked #6 in the Annual Leaderboard Standings

The second starting flight of the ₹1 Crore GTD The Millionaire brought in 258 participants, taking the overall player pool to 553 entries (Day 1A – 295 and Day 1B – 258). Only 34 runners survived the day’s onslaught. Abhishek ‘PoeticInjustice’ Gubba (216,754) topped the day-end chip counts. Last night’s Futuristic champion, PokerGuru Ambassador Arjanveer ‘bazzingaa’ Singh Chadha (201,540), managed to secure his second Day 2 stack (he had bagged a stack on Day 1A), with ‘ITMiser’ (200,474) rounding out the top three stacks of the day.

Abhishek Gubba
Abhishek Gubba

 

Akshit ‘alwaysgud’ Madan (Won ₹2.75 Lakhs GTD Monster Stack for ₹52,327) and ‘CheckArm’ (Won ₹2.10 Lakhs GTD Night Rider – Monster Stack for ₹41,368) took down the other Friday marquees on the site.

 

PokerBaazi

PokerBaazi`s biggest Friday draw, the ₹12 Lakhs GTD The Weekly HighRoller, obliterated its posted guarantee by ₹5 Lakhs after 170 entrants bought in for ₹11,000. After over seven hours of non-stop gameplay, the former IOPC The Millionaire champion Srihari ‘bangbang999’ Bang took down the title for ₹3.08 Lakhs, ending an over three-month title drought. Before shipping the title, Bang struck a three-way deal with the Adda52 Game Ambassador Kunal ‘VasooliChacha’ Patni (2nd for ₹3.06 Lakhs) and Young Gun Shardul ‘duuurrrr’ Parthasarathi (3rd for ₹2.94 Lakhs).

Srihari Bang
Srihari Bang

 

Srihari Bang raked in over ₹5.63 Lakhs last night after running deep in two more events.

His top finishes include:

> 1st in The Weekly Highroller for ₹3.08 Lakhs

> 9th in WPT India HighRoller for ₹2.20 Lakhs

> 25th in The Elite for ₹34,790

Srihari Bang’s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹4.85 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹2.29 Crores

Nitin ‘philhermouth’ Arora topped the ₹5 Lakhs GTD (7-Max) Daily SPRINT to collect his second title of the week and a ₹1.17 Lakhs payday. The former Millionaire champion Sanish ‘Sanish21’ Chhabra placed runner-up for ₹82,550. The ₹2,200 entry buy-in event was made to fill in ₹38,000 in overlays after 231 entrants signed up to play.

Nitin Arora
Nitin Arora

 

Nitin Arora worked up over ₹2.25 Lakhs in Friday winnings boosting his online scorecard to ₹3.63 Crores (₹66.93 Lakhs in net profits).

Anurag ‘13anurag’ Srivastava has clearly found his winning form as he shipped the ₹3 Lakhs GTD Holdem BOOST to score his third title of the week. He padded his ever-growing bankroll by ₹62,403 after beating Faiz ‘AilaGaya’ Alam (2nd for ₹59,719) in the heads-up play.

Anurag Srivastava
Anurag Srivastava

 

Anish ‘papaNegreanu’ Arora (Won ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD Daily Night SPRINT for ₹47,890), Jerry ‘nongtuh’ Bareh (Won ₹1 Lakh GTD PLO Boost Monster for ₹25,390), and ‘sutdunga’ (Won ₹1 Lakh GTD Daily Afternoon SPRINT for ₹22,190) took down the other Friday marquees.

 

Adda52

Day 20 of the WPT Online India packed quite the punch, with nine scheduled events running the course on Adda52.

Headlining the Friday schedule was the only WPT trophy event of the day, the WPT India High Roller. The ₹55,000 entry buy-in event logged in 137 entries (including re-entries), falling a significant ₹11.50 Lakhs short of its advertised ₹80 Lakhs guarantee. The Millionaire – March champion PokerGuru Ambassador Vishal ‘GigaaBet’ Bajaj decimated the star-studded competition to land his first WPT trophy and a career-best ₹21.60 Lakhs. Bajaj’s eighth title win for the year made him the 14th player on our tracked database to breach the 2 Crores” mark in yearly scores. He also breached the 4 Crores” mark in lifetime scores yesterday, winning his first Super Achiever badge. He also became the fifth player to cross the 1 Crore” mark in yearly profits.

Vishal Bajaj
Vishal Bajaj

 

Vishal Bajaj’s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹4.02 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.44 Crores | Annual Winnings: ₹2.02 Crores | Annual Profits: ₹1.07 Crores | Ranked #13 in the Annual Leaderboard Standings| Ranked #5 in Annual Profits | No. of Titles Won in 2021: #8

The former IOPC – The Crown third-place finisher Sumit ‘hammer_head’ Sapra banked a personal-best (on Adda52) ₹13.60 Lakhs for his runner-up finish in the WPT India High Roller. The Million+ score was enough to catapult the seasoned MTT pro into the 8 Crore Club,” making him only the sixth player on our tracked database to hit the tall milestone.

Runner-up Sumit Sapra
Runner-up Sumit Sapra

 

Sumit Sapra`s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹8.02 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹2.82 Crores | Annual Winnings: ₹1.56 Crores | Annual Profits: ₹41.13 Lakhs | Ranked #26 in the Annual Leaderboard Standings

Adda52 user ‘amar21679’ (3rd for ₹10 Lakhs), Akash ‘profishnal’ Malik (4th for ₹7.60 Lakhs), Young Gun Neel ‘neeljoshi23’ Joshi (5th for ₹5.60 Lakhs), and PokerGuru Ambassador Laksh ‘boomtilt23’ Pal Singh (6th for ₹4 Lakhs) also FT-ed the WPT India High Roller.

Nishaanth ‘superdeluxe’ Shanmughasundaram championed the ₹5 Lakhs GTD WPT PLO Bounty for ₹2.11 Lakhs (includes ₹51,615 in bounties), topping a guarantee-crushing 213-entry field. Adda52 user ‘arg_87’ placed runner-up for ₹98,610 (includes ₹5,156 in bounties).

Nishaanth Shanmughasundaram
Nishaanth Shanmughasundaram

 

Running alongside the Friday marquees was Flight 20 of the ₹1 Crore GTD WPT Unreal. The starting flight clocked in 332 participants, and 29 of them made it across to Day 2. ‘RT9000’ (410,623), ‘Topdonker’ (400,864), and Raghav ‘FuckedUpLife’ Siddalinga (391,604) topped the day-end chip counts.

The ₹499 entry buy-in event has filled in 10,265 entries across 20 starting flights and needs at least 9,775 more entries from its 10 remaining flights to match the ambitious ₹1 Crore prize pool guarantee.

The ₹1 Crore GTD WPT Quad 9 completed Day 1E on Friday. The ₹9,999 entry buy-in event registered 125 entries last night, and only 14 made the cut for Day 2. WPT India High Roller champion PokerGuru Ambassador Vishal ‘GigaaBet’ Bajaj (514,162), ‘Royalty’ (246,662), and Sreekanth ‘n0thing’ Narayan (157,981) rounded the top three stacks from Day 1E.

Sreekanth Narayan
Sreekanth Narayan

 

The event needs at least 442 entries from the remaining three starting flights to meet its ₹1 Crore prize pool guarantee.

The other WPT Online India events were championed by Anish ‘PapaNegreanu’ Arora (Won ₹4 Lakhs GTD WPT Classic for ₹1.02 Lakhs), ‘bubba88’ (Won ₹4 Lakhs GTD WPT Multiplier for ₹1 Lakh), ‘abhijay786nov’ (Won ₹3.5 Lakhs GTD WPT Late Night for ₹86,666), ‘ImAlpha’ (Won ₹2.75 Lakhs GTD WPT Alpha for ₹75,488), and Kritagya ‘kritagya_17’ Sharma (Won ₹2 Lakhs GTD WPT Daily Warm-up for ₹47,157).

Anish Arora
Anish Arora

 

The top three player standings in the WPT Online India Mega Leaderboard show no change after Day 20, with Raghav ‘FuckedUpLife’ Siddalanga leading the pack with 983 points. PokerGuru Ambassadors Ashish ‘rocky3705’ Ahuja (923 points) and Ankit ‘d00mtr003r’ Wadhawan (888 points) also retain the #2 & #3 spot in the standings, respectively.

WPT Online India Leaderboard Standings After Day 20

RankPlayerPoints
1Raghav 'FuckedUpLife' Siddalanga983
2Ashish 'rocky3705' Ahuja923
3Ankit 'd00mtr003r' Wadhawan888
4Arjanveer 'arjan30' Singh Chadha830
5Devrat 'vickypune' Singh797
6Anant 'Pro_baba' Purohit793
7Ritwik 'ritwik27' Khanna747
8Vishnu 'violator' Khandelwal728
9Happyfish718
10Arsh 'BigggTymeR' Grover718

 

PokerStars India

Friday on PokerStars India was dominated by the ₹10 Lakhs GTD Uppercut MAGIC Edition. The tournament registered 186 hopefuls, leading to a concrete overlay of ₹2.56 Lakhs. Navigating to the top of the field was the filmmaker cum poker player, Rakesh ‘noviceanari’ Sharma, who pocketed the ₹2.04 Lakhs (includes ₹93,156 in bounties) up-top. ‘ShaktiMaaan’ placed runner-up for ₹1.59 Lakhs (includes ₹48,531 in bounties).

Rakesh Sharma
Rakesh Sharma

 

This is Rakesh Sharma’s site-best score and second-best overall finish, boosting his online winnings to ₹41.44 Lakhs.

The Classic PKO took off an hour-and-half hours after the Uppercut MAGIC Edition and recorded 135 entrants. Clinton ‘Clinton Tavares’ Tavares ran past the competition to grab his third title on the site this month, padding his bankroll by ₹54,113 (includes ₹35,133 in bounties). The user ‘041195’ finished second for ₹31,284 (has ₹12,305 in bounties).

Clinton Tavares
Clinton Tavares

 

‘wildshark100’ (Won ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD Ultrasonic for ₹34,165), ‘lilholdem143’ (Won ₹50K Primetime Grind for ₹13,231), Pranav ‘pkpok13’ Khandalkar (Won ₹50K GTD Ultra KO 75% for ₹20,265) and ‘Manav95’ (Won ₹50K GTD Time Tourney: 90 Minutes for ₹27,155), and Hemang ‘Grandmaster786’ Shah (Won ₹50K GTD Deepstack for ₹12,944), bagged the other PokerStars India titles.

 

PokerDangal

PokerDangal`s DVS showstopper, the ₹10 Lakhs GTD DVS Main Event, logged in 137 entries on Day 1D. Only 22 survivors made the cut for Day 2. The users ‘nawazzi96’ (182,066), ‘One2die4’ (151,312), ‘Steelbala’ (149,328), ‘SotalyTober’ (143,353) and ‘NS12pathak’ (135,973) topped the day-end chip counts in the ₹990 entry buy-in Main Event.

The other DVS marquee, the ₹1.20 Lakhs GTD DVS 12 PLO6 DST, managed to surpass its listed guarantee by ₹7,800 after clocking in 213 participants. Akash ‘WinMan4’ Arora bested them all to collect ₹30,071. The user ‘Mkumar1’ placed runner-up for ₹21,099.

The other Friday winners were:

PlayerPrize AmountEventPoker Site
Anish ‘PapaNegreanu’ Arora₹1.02 LakhsWPT Classic ₹4 Lakhs GTDAdda52
bubba88₹1 LakhWPT Multiplier ₹4 Lakhs GTDAdda52
abhijay786nov₹86,666WPT Late Night ₹3.5 Lakhs GTDAdda52
ImAlpha₹75,488WPT Alpha ₹2.75 Lakhs GTDAdda52
Akshit ‘alwaysgud’ Madan₹52,327Monster Stack ₹2.75 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
Anish ‘papaNegreanu’ Arora₹47,890Daily Night SPRINT ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Kritagya ‘kritagya_17’ Sharma₹47,157WPT Daily Warmup ₹2 Lakhs GTDAdda52
CheckArm ₹41,368Night Rider - Monster Stack ₹2.10 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
wildshark100₹34,165Ultrasonic ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
Akash ‘WinMan4’ Arora₹30,071DVS 12 PLO6 DST ₹1.2 Lakhs GTDPokerDangal
Manav95₹27,155Time Tourney: 90 Minutes ₹50K GTD PokerStars India
Jerry ‘nongtuh’ Bareh₹25,390PLO Boost Monster ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
sutdunga₹22,190Daily Afternoon SPRINT ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
Pranav ‘pkpok13’ Khandalkar₹20,265Ultra KO 75% ₹50K GTDPokerStars India
lilholdem143₹13,231Primetime Grind ₹50K PokerStars India
Hemang ‘Grandmaster786’ Shah₹12,944Deepstack ₹50K GTD PokerStars India
khoirom123₹6,721WPT PLO ₹30K GTDAdda52

 

The Millionaire 1 Crore GTD Day 1B – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹5,500

Entries – 127

Re-entries – 27

Re-buys – 104

Survivors – 34

Day 1B of the ₹1 Crore GTD The Millionaire drew 258 runners, and only 34 of them could bag stacks for Day 2. Abhishek ‘PoeticInjustice’ Gubba (216,754) bagged the day-of-day chip lead, with the site`s Futuristic champion, PokerGuru Ambassador Arjanveer ‘bazzingaa’ Singh Chadha (201,540), and ‘ITMiser’ (200,474) rounding out the top three stacks from the flight.

Himanshu ‘shambolic794’ Arora (1,42,110), Akansha ‘akanshasehgal’ Sehgal (135,757), PokerGuru Ambassadors Mithun ‘Zima Blue’ Mahesh (135,264), and PokerGuru Ambassador Ashutosh ‘SpewMonkey’ Balodhi (110,781) carried forward the other top stacks of the day.

Counting the 295 Day 1A entries, the ongoing The Millionaire has registered 553 runners. The event needs 2,000 total entries and has another three flights to go before Day 2 on Sunday.

Top 10 Chip Counts at the End of Day 1B

  1. Abhishek ‘PoeticInjustice’ Gubba – 216,754
  2. Arjanveer ‘bazzingaa’ Singh Chadha – 201,540
  3. ITMiser – 200,474
  4. Betelgeuse – 159,985
  5. Himanshu ‘shambolic794’ Arora – 1,42,110
  6. Chen_Khulli_Ki_Maiin – 141,763
  7. Akansha ‘akanshasehgal’ Sehgal – 135,757
  8. Mithun ‘Zima Blue’ Mahesh – 135,264
  9. papajiishere – 111,566
  10. Ashutosh ‘SpewMonkey’ Balodhi – 110,781

 

WPT Unreal 1 Crore GTD Flight 20 – Adda52

Buy-in – ₹499

Entries – 254

Re-entries – 78

Survivors – 29

The 20th starting flight of the ₹1 Crore GTD WPT Unreal clocked in 332 participants, and 29 players advanced through to Day 2.

‘RT9000’ (410,623), ‘Topdonker’ (400,864), the current WPT Mega leaderboard topper Raghav ‘FuckedUpLife’ Siddalinga (391,604), invoker8888’ (358,327), ‘RayAlpha’ (349,115), and Animesh ‘animeshthakur20’ Thakur (243,651) featured on the top 10 chip counts list.

OVERLAY ALERT: With 10,325 total entries across 19 flights, the WPT Unreal needs to bring in almost 12,000 participants through the 10 starting flights remaining.

Top 10 Chip Counts at the End of Flight 20

  1. RT9000 – 410,623
  2. Topdonker – 400,864
  3. Raghav ‘FuckedUpLife’ Siddalinga – 391,604
  4. invoker8888 – 358,327
  5. RayAlpha – 349,115
  6. Aymain – 316,982
  7. Animesh ‘animeshthakur20’ Thakur – 243,651
  8. kalpeshnaik – 210,775
  9. amanpoker27 – 208,048
  10. kundlimc – 196,452

 

WPT Quad 9 1 Crore GTD Day 1E Adda52

Buy-in – ₹9,999

Entries – 70

Re-entries – 55

Survivors – 14

The 1 Crore GTD WPT Quad 9 ran its fifth starting flight on Friday. A starting field of 125 runners whittled down to just 14 survivors by the end of the stipulated levels of play.

Headlining the advancing field in the ₹9,999 entry buy-in event was last night`s WPT India High Roller champion PokerGuru Ambassador Vishal ‘GigaaBet’ Bajaj (514,162). ‘Royalty’ (246,662) and Sreekanth ‘n0thing’ Narayan (157,981) round out the trio of the top three stacks from Day 1E.

Along with 433 prior entries (Day 1A – 69, Day 1B – 128, Day 1C – 107, and Day 1D – 129), the event has recorded 558 entries so far. There are three more starting flights scheduled before the WPT Quad 9 Finale that starts at 11 PM on Sunday.

Arun ‘runyrules’ Sriram (141,245), Dhinesh ‘dinzy009’ Kumar (102,546), Adda52 Game Ambassador Kunal ‘FloatToMyBoat’ Patni (90,980), Young Gun Ujjwal ‘fourteenk’ Narwal (86,059) and Dhaval ‘dirtyzoso’ Mudgal (77,088) were the other top stacks moving ahead from Day 1E.

Top 10 Chip Counts at the End of Day 1E

  1. Vishal ‘GigaaBet’ Bajaj – 514,162
  2. Royalty – 246,662
  3. Sreekanth ‘n0thing’ Narayan – 157,981
  4. Arun ‘runyrules’ Sriram – 141,245
  5. Dhinesh ‘dinzy009’ Kumar – 102,546
  6. Tyche – 97,937
  7. kissy7 – 96,531
  8. Kunal ‘FloatToMyBoat’ Patni – 90,980
  9. Ujjwal ‘fourteenk’ Narwal – 86,059
  10. Dhaval ‘dirtyzoso’ Mudgal – 77,088

 

WPT India High Roller 80 Lakhs GTD Adda52

Buy-in – ₹55,000

Entries – 84

Re-entries – 53

Prize Pool – ₹80,00,000

Places Paid – 15

One of the top talents at PokerGuru Staking, Vishal Bajaj, is considered to be one of the most promising poker players in the country. And if his recent form is anything to go by, these claims are not unfounded. The former The Millionaire champion, who plays as ‘GigaaBet’ on Adda52, scorched the Friday night action in the ₹80 Lakhs GTD WPT India High Roller to win his first WPT trophy and a career-best ₹21.60 Lakhs.

After last night`s thumping victory, Vishal Bajaj jumped up six places to #13 in the annual leaderboard standings, breaching the ₹2 Crore mark in yearly scores. It was a day of hitting new milestones as he also breached the “₹4 Crores” mark in lifetime scores – Super Achiever alert – simultaneously, becoming the fifth player to cross ₹1 Crore in yearly profits.

The former IOPC – The Crown third-place finisher Sumit ‘hammer_head’ Sapra secured a runner-up payday in the event, banking a personal-best (on Adda52) ₹13.60 Lakhs. He hit an even taller benchmark, becoming the sixth player after Young Gun Gaurav Sood, PokerGuru Ambassador Ashish Ahuja, Young Gun Arsh Grover, Manish Lakhotia, and Sahil Mahboobani to storm into the elite 8 Crore Club!”

The star-studded final table featured players like Akash ‘profishnal’ Malik (4th for ₹7.60 Lakhs), Young Gun Neel ‘neeljoshi23’ Joshi (5th for ₹5.60 Lakhs), and PokerGuru Ambassador Laksh ‘boomtilt23’ Pal Singh (6th for ₹4 Lakhs).

The ₹55,000 entry buy-in WPT India High Roller logged in 137 entries (105 unique and 108 re-entries), filling in a glaring ₹11.50 Lakhs in overlays.

PokerGuru Ambassador Ankit ‘d00mtr00p3r’ Wadhawan bubbled the FT in seventh place for ₹3.20 Lakhs.

Vaibhav ‘alienrobot’ Sharma (8th for ₹2.60 Lakhs), The Weekly HighRoller champion Srihari ‘zombieballs’ Bang (9th for ₹2.20 Lakhs), Guneet ‘guntz’ Kwatra (10th for ₹1.80 Lakhs), Siddarth ‘badtameez_donk’ Singhvi (11th for ₹1.80 Lakhs), Sriharsha ‘ivey2’ Doddapaneni (13th for ₹1.60 Lakhs), and Young Gun Siddhanth ‘Sidstack’ Kripalani (14th for ₹1.40 Lakhs) were the notable players who ITM-ed the event.

Adda52 user ‘mani0607’ money-bubbled the event in 16th place.

Final Table Results

  1. Vishal ‘GigaaBet’ Bajaj – ₹21,60,000
  2. Sumit ‘hammer_head’ Sapra – ₹13,60,000
  3. amar21679 – ₹10,00,000
  4. Akash ‘profishnal’ Malik – ₹7,60,000
  5. Neel ‘neeljoshi23’ Joshi – ₹5,60,000
  6. Laksh ‘boomtilt23’ Pal Singh – ₹4,00,000

 

The Elite 30 Lakhs GTD Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹11,000

Entries – 149

Re-entries – 101

Re-buys – 105

Prize Pool – ₹35,50,000

Places Paid – 15

The mystery player ‘Beautiful Mistakes’ outran the 355-entry field in Spartan Poker`s ₹30 Lakhs GTD The Elite to collect ₹6.75 Lakhs. Deepesh ‘prince1993’ Raka placed runner-up for a career-best score ₹5.81 Lakhs, courtesy of a heads-up deal.

This week`s PokerStars India Highroller winner, PokerGuru Ambassador Kartik ‘TheInternetKid’ Ved (3rd for ₹3.49 Lakhs), Young Gun Kanchan ‘Midge Maisel’ Sharma (4th for ₹2.89 Lakhs), The Millionaire Day 1B chip leader, Abhishek ‘PoeticInjustice’ Gubba (5th for ₹2.29 Lakhs), and Young Gun Siddhanth ‘PluRibu$’ Kripalani (6th for ₹1.67 Lakhs) were top regs in contention for the title.

Final Table Results

  1. Beautiful Mistakes – ₹6,75,397*
  2. Deepesh ‘prince1993’ Raka – ₹5,80,948*
  3. Kartik ‘TheInternetKid’ Ved – ₹3,49,373
  4. Kanchan ‘Midge Maisel’ Sharma – ₹2,88,970
  5. Abhishek ‘PoeticInjustice’ Gubba – ₹2,28,620
  6. Siddhanth ‘PluRibu$’ Kripalani – ₹1,66,548

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

The Weekly HighRoller 12 Lakhs GTD – PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹11,000

Entries – 99

Re-entries – 71

Prize Pool – ₹17,00,000

Places Paid – 21

PokerBaazi`s ₹12 Lakhs GTD The Weekly HighRoller played down to a three-way deal with Srihari ‘bangbang999’ Bang walking away with the title and a ₹3.08 Lakhs payday. The former IOPC The Millionaire champion struck a three-way deal with Adda52 Game Ambassador Kunal ‘VasooliChacha’ Patni (2nd for ₹3.06 Lakhs) and Young Gun Shardul ‘duuurrrr’ Parthasarathi (3rd for ₹2.94 Lakhs).

Srihari Bang added over ₹5.63 Lakhs from three ITM finishes, crossing ₹4.85 Crores in lifetime online winnings (₹2.29 Crores in net profits).

The 8 PM Friday flagship logged in a guarantee crushing 170-entry field, and the top 21 places got paid from the ₹20 Lakhs prize pool.

Sahil ‘ImHighIshove’ Mahboobani (4th for ₹1.41 Lakhs), Mickey ‘bblackdegen’ Gene (5th for ₹1.05 Lakhs), and Rajat ‘LungFakeer’ Sharma (6th for ₹84,660) also FT-ed the tourney!

Final Table Results

  1. Srihari ‘bangbang999’ Bang – ₹3,08,434*
  2. Kunal ‘VasooliChacha’ Patni – ₹3,06,737*
  3. Shardul ‘duuurrrr’ Parthasarathi – ₹2,94,499*
  4. Sahil ‘ImHighIshove’ Mahboobani – ₹1,41,100
  5. Mickey ‘bblackdegen’ Gene – ₹1,05,910
  6. Rajat ‘LungFakeer’ Sharma – ₹84,660

*denotes three-way deal

 

DVS Main Event 10 Lakhs GTD Day 1D – PokerDangal

Buy-in – ₹990

Entries – 97

Re-entries – 40

Survivors – 22

Day 1D of the ₹10 Lakhs GTD DVS Main Event attracted 137 runners on PokerDangal, each of them shelling out ₹990 to join the action. Only 22 survived the day`s play.

The users ‘nawazzi96’ (182,066), ‘One2die4’ (151,312), ‘Steelbala’ (149,328), ‘SotalyTober’ (143,353) and ‘NS12pathak’ (135,973) topped the day-end chip counts.

 

Uppercut MAGIC Edition 10 Lakhs GTD PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹4,400

Entries – 94

Re-entries – 92

Prize Pool – ₹10,00,000

Places Paid – 19

For MTT players looking for added value, there is no better place than PokerStars India. Last night again, the ₹10 Lakhs GTD Uppercut MAGIC Edition filled in a significant ₹2.56 Lakhs in overlays after registering 186 participants.

The Friday flagship ran from 7.30 PM to 2.19 AM, and the filmmaker cum poker player Rakesh ‘noviceanari’ Sharma came out on top to win a site-best ₹2.04 Lakhs (includes ₹93,156 in bounties) in the event.

Arun ‘realruny’ Sriram (3rd for ₹95,659), Young Gun Ujjwal ‘CougarHunter69’ Narwal (4th for ₹77,828), Amar B ‘PsykoEko’ Iyer (5th for ₹57,295), Faiz ‘LFGgggg’ Alam (6th for ₹39,674), and Suresh ‘Wabi-$abi’ Kolli (7th for ₹27,716) also FT-ed the event.

Final Table Results (Includes Bounties)

  1. Rakesh ‘noviceanari’ Sharma – ₹2,04,104
  2. ShaktiMaaan – ₹1,59,479
  3. Arun ‘realruny’ Sriram – ₹95,659
  4. Ujjwal ‘CougarHunter69’ Narwal – ₹77,828
  5. Amar B ‘PsykoEko’ Iyer – ₹57,295
  6. Faiz ‘LFGgggg’ Alam – ₹39,674
  7. Suresh ‘Wabi-$abi’ Kolli – ₹27,716

 

Futuristic 9.50 Lakhs GTD Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹880

Entries – 805 (427)

Rebuys – 498

Prize Pool – ₹10,42,400

Places Paid – 15

PokerGuru Ambassador Arjanveer ‘bazzingaa’ Singh Chadha was one of two players from PokerGuru Staking to bag a flagship title. The Chandigarh-based MTT pro cut his way across the ginormous 1,303-entry field in Spartan Poker`s high-value ₹9.50 Lakhs GTD Futuristic to collect ₹1.96 Lakhs. Karan ‘Junior-KK’ Kapur finished runner-up for ₹1.18 Lakhs.

The ₹880 entry buy-in event filled in a prize pool of ₹10.42 Lakhs and paid out the top 15 places.

Last night`s Daily SPRINT champion Nitin ‘Demogorgon’ Arora (3rd for ₹83,501), Vinayak ‘haayegarmi’ Bajaj (4th for ₹63,586), Holdem Boost runner-up finisher Faiz ‘SoJaoBhaiya’ Alam (5th for ₹54,022), Arjun ‘lol this guy’ Pasricha (6th for ₹36,698), and Navaneesha ‘np406’ P (8th for ₹20,801) also FT-ed the tourney!

Runner-up Karan Kapur
Runner-up Karan Kapur

 

Final Table Results

  1. Arjanveer ‘bazzingaa’ Singh Chadha – ₹1,96,388
  2. Karan ‘Junior-KK’ Kapur – ₹1,18,526
  3. Nitin ‘Demogorgon’ Arora – ₹83,501
  4. Vinayak ‘haayegarmi’ Bajaj – ₹63,586
  5. Faiz ‘SoJaoBhaiya’ Alam – ₹54,022
  6. Arjun ‘lol this guy’ Pasricha – ₹36,698
  7. tull1969 – ₹26,790
  8. Navaneesha ‘np406’ P – ₹20,801

 

WPT PLO Bounty 5 Lakhs GTD Adda52

Buy-in – ₹4,000

Entries – 105

Re-entries – 108

Prize Pool – ₹5,75,100

Places Paid – 21

The former Godfather champion Nishaanth ‘superdeluxe’ Shanmughasundaram outplayed the 213-entry field in the ₹5 Lakhs GTD WPT PLO Bounty on Adda52, adding ₹2.11 Lakhs (includes ₹51,615 in bounties) in winnings. The user ‘arg_87’ finished runner-up for ₹98,610) (includes ₹5,156 in bounties).

Chirag ‘cs56’ Sodha (3rd for ₹72,525) and Atishay ‘pokergod56’ Samuel (6th for ₹35,901) also FT-ed the six-max tourney.

Final Table Results (Including Bounties)

  1. Nishaanth ‘superdeluxe’ Shanmughasundaram – ₹2,11,493
  2. arg_87 – ₹98,610
  3. Chirag ‘cs56’ Sodha – ₹72,525
  4. fireexit – ₹62,298
  5. samrkhurana – ₹44,709
  6. Atishay ‘pokergod56’ Samuel – ₹35,901

 

(7-Max) Daily SPRINT 5 Lakhs GTD – PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹2,200

Entries – 135

Re-entries – 96

Prize Pool – ₹5,00,000

Places Paid – 27

Sunday`s WPT India Mini Main Event champion Nitin ‘philhermouth’ Arora shipped the ₹5 Lakhs GTD (7-Max) Daily SPRINT on PokerBaazi to make away with ₹1.17 Lakhs and his second title this week. Sanish ‘Sanish21’ Chhabra placed runner-up for ₹82,550.

The ₹2,200 entry buy-in event clocked in 231 entries, overlaying ₹38,000. Starting at 8 PM, the gameplay continued till 2:51 AM, and the top 27 places walked past the money line.

Mohit ‘thejoker’ Mehta (6th for ₹23,600), and Dhaval ‘Faizal1506’ Doshi (7th for ₹19,600) were the other known names on the FT.

Final Table Results

  1. Nitin ‘philhermouth’ Arora – ₹1,17,650
  2. Sanish ‘Sanish21’ Chhabra – ₹82,550
  3. Sanskrit – ₹53,100
  4. nik3105 – ₹39,300
  5. sutdunga – ₹29,500
  6. Mohit ‘thejoker’ Mehta – ₹23,600
  7. Dhaval ‘Faizal1506’ Doshi – ₹19,600

 

Holdem BOOST 3 Lakhs GTD – PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹1,375

Entries – 142

Re-entries – 102

Prize Pool – ₹3,05,000

Places Paid – 27

Anurag ‘13anurag’ Srivastava has been on a heater this week, and last night, he took down the ₹3 Lakhs GTD Holdem BOOST for ₹62,403 – his third title of the week. Another player who has been hitting the top scores consistently, Faiz ‘AilaGaya’ Alam, chopped the title with Srivastava for ₹59,719.

Niraj ‘ooltus’ Yadav (3rd for ₹32,391), Yash ‘hasy’ Shrivastava (4th for ₹23,973), Kamal ‘syrubinek’ Punjabi (5th for ₹17,995), and Rafiq ‘Mrkhan’ Khan (8th for ₹9,577) also FT-ed the event.

 

The Classic PKO 2 Lakhs GTD PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹1,650

Entries – 74

Re-entries – 61

Prize Pool – ₹2,02,500

Places Paid – 15

PokerStars India`s ₹2 Lakhs GTD Classic PKO had a profitable outing last night with 135 hopefuls joining the action, collecting ₹2.02 Lakhs in the prize pool. Clinton ‘Clinton Tavares’ Tavares took down the title for ₹54,113 (includes ₹35,133 in bounties) after besting ‘041195’ (2nd for ₹31,284) (includes ₹12,305 in bounties) in the heads-up play.

Himanshu ‘himkat@stars’ Kataria (6th for ₹7,905) and Lavesh ‘lavesh786’ Meena (8th for ₹6,236) also FT-ed the event.

 

DVS 12 PLO6 DST 1.20 Lakhs GTD – PokerDangal

Buy-in – ₹660

Entries – 98

Re-entries – 115

Prize Pool – ₹1,27,800

Places Paid – 27

The DVS Friday headliner, the ₹1.20 Lakhs GTD DVS 12 PLO6 DST, saw Akash ‘WinMan4’ Arora walking away with the title and a ₹30,071 payday. POkerDangal user ‘Mkumar1’ placed runner-up for ₹21,099.

 

This report was updated at 7:30 PM on 21.8.2021.

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