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Daily Majors: Rajat Sharma, Anujkumar Kodam, Samyak Sethi & Tanmay Benara Top the Friday Charts

Daily Majors: Rajat Sharma, Anujkumar Kodam, Samyak Sethi & Tanmay Benara
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  • Attreyee Khasnabis October 1, 2022
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The weekend was off to a roaring start, with Spartan Poker’s India Turbo Masters 2.0 heading towards its blockbuster finale on Sunday.

The day’s biggest winner was the Spartan Poker user ‘AimB0t’, who trounced the 361-entry field in the ITM #50 Friday Supersonic, banking a site-best ₹7.64 Lakhs up top! Young Gun Anujkumar Kodam, hunting for his first title of the year, settled for a runner-up finish worth ₹5.14 Lakhs.

Akash Singh took down the ITM #51 Multi Entry DST for ₹1.36 Lakhs, following a four-way deal with Pravin Jain (2nd for ₹1.26 Lakhs), ‘Percival’ (3rd for ₹1.25 Lakhs), and ‘BenDover_’ (4th for ₹1.18 Lakhs).

Vishal Kumar (Won ITM #52 Turbo for ₹80,049), Anant Malik (Won ITM #47 Turbo for ₹80,213), Mithilesh Choubey (Won ITM #49 PLO 4 Turbo for ₹64,800), and ‘Happy Hunter’ (Won ITM #48 Hyper 6-Max for ₹38,098) claimed the other India Turbo Masters titles on Friday.

Seasoned pro Rajat Sharma was the last player standing in Adda52’s The Ballers, walking away with the title and ₹5.69 Lakhs in first-place prize money (won ₹5.92 Lakhs overall). Rishab Malik finished runner-up for ₹3.45 Lakhs.

Samyak Sethi successfully defended his The Weekly Highroller title on PokerBaazi yesterday. He agreed to a heads-up chop with Tanmay Benara (2nd for ₹3.65 Lakhs), taking home ₹3.84 Lakhs up top.

Sanish Chhabra, Adithya N G, Nitin Arora, Mohak Kapoor, Rajneesh Thakur, Dayanand Prass, Lourembam Joshima Devi, Rajesh Kumar, Harsh Pushkar, and Manish Jangid shipped the other Friday majors.

Here are the Friday highlights!

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Spartan Poker

ITM #50 Friday Supersonic (6-Max) – ₹30 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹11,000

Entries – 167

Re-entries – 88

Rebuys – 106

Prize Pool – ₹36,10,000

Places Paid – 31

Spartan Poker reg ‘AimB0t’ banked a site-best ₹7.64 Lakhs after championing the ₹30 Lakhs GTD ITM #50 Friday Supersonic.

AimB0t’s Spartan Poker stats: Site Winnings: ₹31.66 Lakhs | Site Profits: ₹15.44 Lakhs

Anujkumar ‘aatmaan108’ Kodam was hunting for his first title of 2022, and fell out in second place for ₹5.14 Lakhs.

Anujkumar Kodam
Anujkumar Kodam

 

Anujkumar Kodam’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹2.84 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 1.18 Crores | Annual Winnings: ₹8.57 Lakhs

The ₹11,000 buy-in tourney logged 361 entries posting a ₹36.10 Lakhs prize pool.

Final Table Results

  1. AimB0t – ₹7,63,515
  2. Anujkumar ‘aatmaan108’ Kodam – ₹5,14,064
  3. Ratul ‘Atriohm’ Steves – ₹3,62,444
  4. $@TEN – ₹2,93,854
  5. Anirudh ‘flash’ Reddy – ₹2,32,484
  6. Oustiner – ₹1,76,529

 

ITM #51 Multi Entry DST – ₹10 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 712 (431)

Rebuys – 406

Prize Pool – ₹11,18,000

Places Paid – 103

Akash ‘4795’ Singh raced past a field of 1,118 entries in Spartan Poker’s ₹10 Lakhs GTD ITM #51 Multi Entry DST to claim the title and top prize of ₹1.36 Lakhs. Singh struck a four-way deal with Pravin ‘RaiseyourEdge’ Jain (2nd for ₹1.26 Lakhs), ‘Percival’ (3rd for ₹1.25 Lakhs), and ‘BenDover_’ (4th for ₹1.18 Lakhs) before capturing the title.

Pravin Jain
Pravin Jain

 

Singh also scored in Adda52’s Friday Bounty (6th for ₹26,453), locking in ₹1.62 Lakhs in Friday winnings. His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹11.69 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: 20,000 | Titles Won in 2022: #5

Atishay ‘momstacos’ Samuel pocketed ₹65,363 on the back of five ITM finishes, with his deepest run coming in Spartan Poker’s ITM #51 Multi Entry DST (5th for ₹55,788). His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹2.68 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹73.40 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #22

Atishay Samuel
Atishay Samuel

 

Final Table Results

  1. Akash ‘4795’ Singh – ₹1,35,595*
  2. Pravin ‘RaiseyourEdge’ Jain – ₹1,25,465*
  3. Percival – ₹1,25,129*
  4. BenDover_ – ₹1,17,806*
  5. Atishay ‘momstacos’ Samuel – ₹55,788
  6. a10jkq – ₹42,819
  7. pin2chem – ₹30,969
  8. Mohit ‘OfcourseOfcourse’ Savargaonkar – ₹21,130

*denotes a four-way deal

 

Vishal ‘Vishalkumar1’ Kumar (Won ₹4 Lakhs GTD ITM #52 Turbo for ₹80,049), Anant ‘Dr.infinitipower’ Malik (Won ₹3 Lakhs GTD ITM #47 Turbo for ₹80,213), Mithilesh ‘StrangeSadhu’ Choubey (Won ₹2.50 Lakhs GTD ITM #49 PLO 4 Turbo for ₹64,800), and ‘Happy Hunter’ (Won ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD ITM #48 Hyper 6-Max for ₹38,098) were the other ITM title winners.

‘Dhirendra11’ (Won ₹1 Lakh GTD Chip Up for ₹20,050), and ‘Abhay19’ (Won ₹50K GTD The Centurion for ₹9,747) won the other titles on Spartan Poker.

 

₹1.50 Crores GTD ITM Main Event – Day 1B

Day 1B – Entries – 133 | Re-entries – 25 | Rebuys – 78 | Survivors – 27 | Chip Leader – Ritwik ‘Fisherman1997’ Khanna (402,350)

Combined – Entries – 269 | Re-entries – 55 | Rebuys – 154 | Survivors – 64 | Overall Chip Leader – Ritwik ‘Fisherman1997’ Khanna (402,350)

 

ITM Series Leaderboard Standings – Day 8

With Day 8 of the India Turbo Master 2.0 in the books, the top three ranks of the TLB standings remain unchanged. Vikhyat ‘super Saiyan’ Ahlawat (5,821 points) continues to dominate the rankings, with Sushant ‘kalkiyug’ Sirohi (4,678 points) and Young Gun Karan ‘Majestic’ Radia (3,539 points) rounding out the top three spots.

RankPlayerPoint
1Vikhyat 'super Saiyan' Ahlawat5,821
2Sushant 'kalkiyug' Sirohi4,678
3Karan 'Majestic' Radia3,539
4Neeraj 'UnsafeChoice' Kumar3,505
5Alok 'ALOK.' Pawar3,154
6pin2chem3,104
7Ankit 'ON_MY_MAC' Bajaj2,906
8Vishal 'Alicent Hightower' Tulsyan2,774
9Justchillbro2,768
10Ramesh 'MR. PRANK' Chauhan2,737

 

PokerBaazi

The Weekly Highroller – 12 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 11,000

Entries – 103

Re-entries – 74

Prize Pool – 17,70,000

Places Paid – 21

Last week’s The Weekly Highroller champion Samyak ‘stonedurrr’ Sethi successfully defended his title yesterday by taking down PokerBaazi’s ₹12 Lakhs GTD The Weekly Highroller for the second consecutive week, banking ₹3.84 Lakhs – his third-best finish of 2022. The BTS Main Event champion Samyak Sethi chopped the title heads-up with Tanmay ‘truman’ Benara, who banked an equally impressive ₹3.65 Lakhs.

Samyak Sethi
Samyak Sethi

 

Samyak Sethi’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹69.18 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: ₹27.33 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #15

The ₹11,000 buy-in tourney ran from 8 PM to 3.45 AM, attracting 177 entries, and the top 21 finishers got paid from the ₹17.70 Lakhs prize pool.

Final Table Results

  1. Samyak ‘stonedurrr’ Sethi – 3,83,968*
  2. Tanmay ‘truman’ Benara – 3,64,742*
  3. Manish ‘thekid’ Lakhotia – 1,98,417
  4. Srihari ‘bangbang999’ Bang – 1,46,910
  5. borntrouble – 1,10,271
  6. Vishnu ‘violator’ Khandelwal – 88,146

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

Daily Value Boost – 10 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 1,375

Entries – 415

Re-entries – 394

Prize Pool – 10,11,250

Places Paid – 131

PokerBaazi user ‘Ssssn52’ grabbed their first title on the site yesterday, taking down the 10 Lakhs GTD Daily Value Boost for a site-best 1.71 Lakhs. Another relatively new MTT player on the site, ‘dhirekum’ collected a site-best 1.19 Lakhs in second place.

‘Ssssn52’s PokerBaazi stats: Site Winnings: 1.72 Lakhs| Site Profits: 1.60 Lakhs | No. of Titles: #1

The 1,375 buy-in MTT collected 10.11 Lakhs on the back of 809 entries and paid out the top 131 places.

Final Table Results

  1. Ssssn52 – 1,70,598
  2. dhirekum – 1,18,822
  3. Priya804 – 82,821
  4. TheTeacher – 57,641
  5. Rishabh ‘rgeader’ Gupta 40,248
  6. Heretowin20 – 28,113
  7. Ritwik ‘Ritwikkhanna’ Khanna – 19,517
  8. Sashank ‘TheTamizhDurrr’ Chakravarty – 13,551

 

(7-Max) Daily SPRINT – 5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 2,200

Entries – 140

Re-entries – 108

Prize Pool – 5,00,000

Places Paid – 27

Wednesday’s Daily SPRINT winner Sanish ‘Sanish21’ Chhabra clinched the ₹5 Lakhs GTD (7-Max) Daily SPRINT for the second time in three days and the fourth time this year yesterday. Chhabra outlasted the 248-entry field to bank ₹1.18 Lakhs beating Kritagya ‘Kritagya_17’ Sharma (2nd for ₹82,550) in the heads-up duel.

Sanish Chhabra
Sanish Chhabra

 

Chhabra also FT-ed the (7-Max) SPRINT (4th for ₹46,130), adding ₹1.64 Lakhs (overall). His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹5.61 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.82 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #8

Final Table Results

  1. Sanish ‘Sanish21’ Chhabra – 1,17,650
  2. Kritagya ‘Kritagya_17’ Sharma – 82,550
  3. Sashank ‘TheTamizhDurrr’ Chakravarty – 53,100
  4. Unnikrishnan ‘TigerGemini1974’ Nair – 39,300
  5. Nitin ‘Gambler42’ Rawat – 29,500
  6. Devendra ‘thablack’ Suthar – 23,600
  7. Dr ‘heisenberg369’ Farhan – 19,600

 

(7-Max) SPRINT – 5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 1,650

Entries – 265

Re-entries – 194

Prize Pool – 6,88,500

Places Paid – 54

The IOPC June 2022 – The Crown finalist Adithya ‘ading1’ N G outlasted the 459-entry field in PokerBaazi’s 5 Lakhs GTD (7-Max) SPRINT, claiming the title for 1.11 Lakhs. A three-way deal saw ITM #38 DST winner Snehil ‘Snehil99’ Aggarwal (2nd for 1.06 Lakhs) and Prerit ‘ziggyluck’ Bais (3rd for 80,837) securing podium finishes.

Adithya N G
Adithya N G

 

Adithya N G ran deep in four more events, altogether adding over 1.51 Lakhs on Friday. His Friday scores include:

> 1st in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) SPRINT for 1,10,788

> 6th in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) Afternoon Boost for 18,455

> 9th in PokerStars India’s Uppercut for 15,572

> 20th in Spartan Poker’s ITM #47 Turbo for 3,319

> 42nd in Spartan Poker’s ITM #51 Multi Entry DST for 3,195

Adithya N G’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 1.10 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 32.49 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #11

Final Table Results

  1. Adithya ‘ading1’ N G – 1,10,788*
  2. Snehil ‘Snehil99’ Aggarwal – 1,06,151*
  3. Prerit ‘ziggyluck’ Bais – 80,837*
  4. Sanish ‘Sanish21’ Chhabra – 46,130
  5. Karan ‘Apocalypto’ Radia – 34,632
  6. Rajneesh ‘msdhoni’ Thakur – 27,747
  7. anand85 – 23,134

*denotes a three-way deal

 

(7-Max) Afternoon Boost – 5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 2,200

Entries – 156

Re-entries – 117

Prize Pool – 5,46,000

Places Paid – 53

The PokerBaazi user ‘Heisenbergj’ championed the site`s 5 Lakhs GTD (7-Max) Afternoon Boost, taking home 86,869 in first-place prize money. ‘Dilipdk’ placed second for 63,937.

‘Heisenbergj’s PokerBaazi stats: Site Winnings: 6.25 Lakhs | Site Profits: 3.16 Lakhs | No. of Title Wins: #7

Final Table Results

  1. Heisenbergj – 86,869
  2. Dilipdk – 63,937
  3. tonyg – 49,631
  4. borntrouble – 36,855
  5. Muthukumar ‘hero1965’ Rajagopalan – 26,044
  6. Adithya ‘ading1’ N G – 18,455
  7. Jagat ‘jk307’ Bhandari – 15,070

 

Nitin ‘philhermouth’ Arora (Won 2.50 Lakhs GTD Midnight SPRINT for 72,552), ‘Abhic07’ (Won 2.50 Lakhs GTD Daily BOOST for 56,447), ‘Molly1699’ (Won 2.50 Lakhs GTD Holdem Boost (6-Max) for 48,175), ‘Charysta’ (Won 1.50 Lakhs GTD Daily Night SPRINT for 45,192), Dayanand ‘dayanandprass’ Prass (Won 1 Lakh GTD SPRINT 1:30 AM for 31,909), ‘Heretowin20’ (Won 1 Lakh GTD Daily Afternoon SPRINT for 26,440), ‘volley12’ (Won 1 Lakh GTD Evening SPRINT for 24,026), Lourembam ‘ninjakari’ Joshima Devi (Won 1 Lakh GTD PLO Boost Monster for 19,499), Rajesh ‘rajesh349’ Kumar (Won 75K GTD PLO-6 SPRINT for 18,290), ‘RPat007’ (Won 1 Lakh GTD SPRINT 9:30 PM for 16,500) also grabbed titles on the site.

 

Pocket52

Pocket Queens – ₹3.50 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹2,20

Entries – 62

Re-entries – 21

Prize Pool – ₹3,50,000

Places Paid – 21

Pocket52 user ‘KOHINOOR’ championed the ₹3.50 Lakhs GTD Friday showstopper, Pocket Queens, bagging ₹77,000 up top. ‘tamilrockers’ finished runner-up for ₹56,000.

Final Table Results

  1. KOHINOOR – ₹77,000
  2. tamilrockers – ₹56,000
  3. user1646580655 – ₹42,000
  4. rayraj – ₹31,500
  5. saty88 – ₹23,100
  6. Nikh007 – ₹10,000

 

‘user1645726039’ (Won ₹2 Lakhs GTD Pocket Knights for ₹50,000), ‘jaimahakal’ (Won ₹1.25 Lakhs GTD Pocket Lunch for ₹28,750), ‘Radhe0011’ (Won ₹75K GTD Pocket Snacks for ₹17,250), ‘english_schalke_6968954’ (Won ₹50K GTD Pocket Squares for ₹11,500) won the other Pocket52 titles.

 

PokerDangal

Friday Fun – 1 Lakh GTD

Buy-in – 660

Entries – 97

Re-entries – 55

Prize Pool – 1,00,000

Places Paid – 23

PokerDangal’s 1 Lakh GTD Friday Fun brought in 152 runners and the user ‘Theflash’ championed the event for 21,000. Site regular ‘flashsurya‘ finished runner-up for 15,550.

Final Table Results

  1. Theflash – 21,000
  2. flashsurya – 15,550
  3. kiki19 – 11,750
  4. Notica – 9,000
  5. indica – 6,750
  6. Locknkey – 5,000

 

 

PokerStars India

Uppercut – 5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 2,200

Entries – 116

Re-entries – 86

Regular Prize Pool – 2,98,000

Bounty Prize Pool – 2,02,000

Total Prize Pool – 5,00,000

Places Paid – 23

A mystery player ‘Bl4Nkination’ took down PokerStars India’s 5 Lakhs GTD Uppercut, netting 1.12 Lakhs up top, with ‘pok_play_pro’ collecting 59,250 for a runner-up finish.

The 2,200 buy-in MTT clocked in 202 entrants to leave an overlay of ₹96,000, and the top 23 places got paid.

Final Table Results (Including Bounties)

  1. Bl4Nkination – 1,12,219
  2. pok_play_pro – 59,250
  3. Kannug – 42,111
  4. Anand ‘easywithducks’ Babu Pallikona – 26,821
  5. Deepankur ‘dp8218’ Gupta – 29,028
  6. Myron ‘khAAbib’ Pereira – 17,834
  7. JrGetPlay – 15,513

 

‘nirwair’ (Won 1.75 Lakhs GTD Uppercut Mini for ₹43,078), ‘MS@13@99’ (Won 1 Lakh GTD Ultrasonic for 21,327), Harsh ‘harshpshkars’ Pushkar (Won 50K GTD Afternoon on Stars for ₹15,536), ‘Royalking7424’ (Won 50K GTD Primetime Grind for ₹10,006), Manish ‘manish jangid’ Jangid (Won 50K GTD Deepstack for ₹13,350) won the other PokerStars India marquees.

 

Adda52

The Ballers ₹20 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹7,500

Entries – 163

Re-entries – 171

Prize Pool – ₹22,77,880

Places Paid – 34

The former The Millionaire champion Rajat ‘oshoswami’ Sharma reeled in his first title in over a month, overcoming the 334-player field in Adda52’s The Ballers to capture the Friday flagship for ₹5.69 Lakhs. Sharma defeated the two-time The Millionaire champion Rishab ‘rish1994’ Malik (2nd for ₹3.45 Lakhs) in the heads-up showdown.

Rajat Sharma
Rajat Sharma

 

Sharma also cashed PokerBaazi’s The Weekly Highroller, adding approximately ₹5.92 Lakhs to his online scorecard.

His Friday cashes include:

> 1st in Adda52’s The Ballers for ₹5,69,470

> 17th in PokerBaazi’s The Weekly HighRoller for ₹22,479

His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹10.52 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹4.21 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #8 | Annual Winnings: ₹1.83 Crores

In addition to placing runner-up, Rishab Malik also qualified for Day 1B of the ITM Main Event. The Delhi-based 27-year-old poker pro also min-cashed PokerStars India’s Uppercut, placing 81st in the event for ₹500. Malik added ₹3.46 Lakhs to his online scorecard on Friday.

Rishab Malik
Rishab Malik

 

His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹5.14 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.69 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #13 | Annual Winnings: ₹1.79 Crores

Harshad ‘laiibhari’ Barve placed sixth in the tourney, in addition to posting a cash in Spartan Poker’s ITM #50 Frid