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Daily Majors: Ritwik Khanna, Vaibhav Sharma, Vivek Singh, Jayjit Ray & Akshay Gupta Secure the Big Tuesday Scores

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  • RUPAM THAKUR February 24, 2021
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The Tuesday flagships witnessed a significant uptick in action over Monday. While some of them registered overlays, several comfortably sailed through.

Two PokerGuru Ambassadors Vivek Singh and Jayjit Ray posted runner-up scores.

PokerStars India’s “Star of Month” – February is also to be decided today in the Finale that will have 100 qualifiers converging at 9 PM tonight!

Here is a complete recap of all that transpired yesterday.


Spartan Poker

Offering the biggest prize pool guarantee of the day was the Spartan Poker-hosted ₹16 Lakhs GTD Mega Stack – Millionaire Bubble. The ₹3,300 entry buy-in tourney logged in 504 entries, overlaying ₹88,000. It took over seven hours for the tourney to play down to a three-way deal with the mystery user ‘TheManager’ walking away with the title and ₹2.32 Lakhs. PokerGuru Ambassador Jayjit ‘David Blaine’ Ray (runner-up for ₹2.24 Lakhs) and Mohd ‘KOF’ Imran (3rd for ₹2.02 Lakhs) secured the other top payouts. PokerGuru Ambassador Ashish Ahuja bubbled the Mega Stack in 48th place to win a free ticket to Day 1A of The Millionaire.

Runner-up Jayjit Ray
Runner-up Jayjit Ray


This was ‘TheManager’s best-recorded score on the site, pushing their total earnings on Spartan Poker to ₹6.42 Lakhs. The runner-up Jayjit Ray now has ₹3.04 Crores in lifetime winnings.

The other Tuesday marquee, the ₹6.5 Lakhs GTD The Race, registered 408 runners to post an overlay shortfall of ₹38,000. It was 4.55 AM on the tourney clock by the time Rachit ‘Ganja_babe’ Soni championed the event for ₹1.30 Lakhs. Saroj ‘Pepperchino’ Mehta placed runner-up for ₹86,645. Soni’s online tally has crossed ₹1.26 Crores after the win.

Rachit Soni
Rachit Soni



PokerStars India

PokerStars India’s Tuesday marquee, the ₹2,200 entry buy-in Sixth Sense logged in 225 entries (113 unique and 112 re-entries), falling ₹50,000 short of its advertised ₹5 Lakhs guarantee. Karan ‘999AykA999’ Jain was the last player standing and won ₹92,186. Jain defeated ‘cardshark6191’ (runner-up for ₹66,829) in the heads-up play. Rising Star Ritwik ‘Fisherman1997’ Khanna pulling off a smashing Tuesday night run, placed third for ₹48,446 – one of three FT scores he posted last night.

Karan Jain
Karan Jain


The ₹1,375 entry buy-in Uppercut Mini wrangled in a guarantee-crushing 174 entries to surpass its advertised ₹2 Lakhs guarantee by ₹17,500. The anonymous ‘Miss Mania’ outlasted the competition to win ₹47,202 (₹20,884 in prize money, ₹26,318 in bounties), with ‘adi2244’ placing runner-up for ₹21,562 (₹15,429 in prize money, ₹6,133 in bounties).

Starting at its usual 10:30 PM slot, the ₹70K GTD Bigstack Turbo logged in 96 entries – falling four entries short of its 100-player guarantee. ‘Casanovoracle’ was the last player standing and won ₹15,661. ‘rDx141’ secured a runner-up payday of ₹11,845.

‘Poker_Basilisk,’ who had won ₹70K GTD Bigstack Turbo on Monday, shipped the ₹1 Lakhs GTD Ultrasonic last night for ₹27,711, winning two titles back to back.

PokerStars India`s “Star of the Month” (SOTM) leaderboard promotion has already crossed over to March, and all ITM finishers in the Sixth Sense and Bigstack Turbo collected TLB points for the Week #1 standings.

And, oh, so you don`t forget, the 100 qualifiers from the SOTM February leaderboard race will be converging at 9 PM tonight for a shot at becoming the “Star of the Month” – February. In addition to the bragging rights of becoming the February champion, there are MTT tickets worth ₹1.15 Lakhs reserved for the winner. The runner-up will collect tourney tickets worth ₹35,000.



PokerBaazi’s Tuesday primetime tourney, ₹12 Lakhs GTD The Endeavour, logged in 266 entries, overlying a glaring ₹2.69 Lakhs. Outlasting them all was the former PPL Endeavour winner Vaibhav ‘WakhraSwagNi’ Sharma, who took down the Endeavour title for the fourth time in his career, adding ₹2.65 Lakhs to his bankroll. Sharma’s lifetime MTT record crossed ₹4.92 Crores after last night`s win. Sharma was recently in the news for winning his team, the Deccan Aces, the PSL Season 3 championship title on Saturday.

Vaibhav Sharma
Vaibhav Sharma


Rising Star Ritwik ‘Ritwikkhanna’ Khanna finished runner-up for ₹1.86 Lakhs, his third FT finish of the day. He had earlier taken down Adda52’s Voyager for ₹71,680. He also finished third in PokerStars India’s Sixth Sense for ₹48,446, collecting over ₹3 Lakhs through the day, making him the second-biggest winner on Tuesday.

Runner-up Ritwik Khanna
Runner-up Ritwik Khanna


Akshay ‘darulerofall’ Gupta came third in The Endeavour for ₹1.20 Lakhs. Like Khanna, Gupta also won a late-night tourney. He shipped Spartan Poker’s Ultimate PLO for ₹58,300. Gupta’s day`s total added up to ₹1.78 Lakhs, pushing his lifetime tally to ₹1.05 Crore.

Akshay Gupta
Akshay Gupta


The ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD 6-Max Holdem Boost registered 183 entries, collecting a guarantee-crushing ₹1.83 Lakhs prize pool. Rohit ‘mrblue1205’ Malhotra won the tourney, banking ₹45,512, just as Siddharth ‘Siddonuts’ Pandey finished runner-up for ₹31,897.

Rohit Malhotra
Rohit Malhotra


Gautam ‘M8a7’ Rohilla posted two FT scores on PokerBaazi yesterday.

Gautam Rohilla
Gautam Rohilla


> 5th in The Endeavour for ₹66,480
> 5th in the 6-Max Holdem Boost for ₹11,401



Lighting up the Tuesday primetime slot at Adda52 was the ₹15 Lakhs GTD The Mint. The Tuesday flagship brought in 397 entries (222 unique and 175 re-entries) to post an overlay of ₹1.11 Lakhs. Aditya ‘Konstantin’ Singh powered his way through the competition to win a personal-best ₹3.75 Lakhs.

PokerGuru Ambassador Vivek ‘vivek94540’ Singh settled for a runner-up finish in The Mint for ₹2.25 Lakhs. With ₹4.99 Crores in lifetime earnings, he is whiskers away from entering the 5 Crore Club.”

Runner-up Vivek Singh
Runner-up Vivek Singh


The Endeavour runner-up, Ritwik ‘ritwik27’ Khanna, navigated his way across the 280-entry field in the ₹2.75 Lakhs GTD Voyager to win ₹71,680. Shekhar ‘brat_poker’ Singh finished runner-up for ₹42,700.

Ritwik Khanna
Ritwik Khanna


The other Tuesday winners were:

PlayerPrize AmountEventPoker Site
Ritwik ‘ritwik27’ Khanna₹71,680Voyager ₹2.75 Lakhs GTDAdda52
Akshay 'SickRun' Gupta₹58,300Ultimate PLO ₹2 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
Miss Mania₹47,202Uppercut Mini ₹2 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
Rohit 'mrblue1205' Malhotra₹45,5126-Max Holdem Boost ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Vivekk ‘Vivek25’ Dubey - ₹45,000Turbo ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Ritu.79₹30,000PLO Boost Monster ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
Poker_Basilisk₹27,711Ultrasonic ₹1 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
'donald123'₹25,200Battlefield Tuesday ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerDangal
BinjaNitches₹17,250Pocket Jacks ₹75K GTDPocket52
Casanovoracle₹15,661Bigstack Turbo ₹70K GTDPokerStars India
janu201120₹13,868Afternoon on Stars ₹60K GTDPokerStars India
jethalal008 ₹11,500Unravel ₹50K GTDPocket52
rughani₹10,000Under The Gun PLO ₹20K GTDKhelo365


Mega Stack – Millionaire Bubble 16 Lakhs GTD Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹3,300

Entries – 259

Re-entries – 99

Re-buys – 146

Prize Pool – ₹16,00,000

Places Paid – 47

Spartan Poker`s Tuesday flagship tourney, the ₹16 Lakhs GTD Mega Stack – Millionaire Bubble, signed up 504 participants resulting in an overlay shortfall worth ₹88,000.

It took a little over seven hours for the event to play down to a winner. The mystery user ‘TheManager’ claimed the title and a ₹2.32 Lakhs top-prize, following a three-way deal with PokerGuru Ambassador Jayjit ‘David Blaine’ Ray (runner-up for ₹2.24 Lakhs) and Mohd ‘KOF’ Imran (3rd for ₹2.02 Lakhs).

The event rewards the player eliminated on the money bubble with a free ticket to Day 1A of the upcoming The Millionaire. And getting his hands on the free ticket last night was PokerGuru Ambassador Ashish ‘Spewushhhiiiii’ Ahuja, who was the last player to fall empty-handed in 48th place.

Vatsal ‘Frank Lampard’ Kumar (6th for ₹72,320), Saurabh ‘spidy02’ Ramankumar Chopra (7th for ₹53,120), and Mayank ‘$Magician$’ Makhija (8th for ₹39,040) also FT-ed the event.

Final Table Results

  1. TheManager – ₹2,32,433*
  2. Jayjit ‘David Blaine’ Ray – ₹2,24,401*
  3. Mohd ‘KOF’ Imran – ₹2,01,566*
  4. clinger01 – ₹1,20,160
  5. ddddd09 – ₹94,720
  6. Vatsal ‘Frank Lampard’ Kumar – ₹72,320
  7. Saurabh ‘spidy02’ Ramankumar Chopra – ₹53,120
  8. Mayank ‘$Magician$’ Makhija – ₹39,040

*denotes a three-way deal


The Mint 15 Lakhs GTD – Adda52

Buy-in – ₹3,850

Entries – 222

Re-entries – 175

Prize Pool – ₹15,00,000

Places Paid – 43

Adda52`s ₹15 Lakhs GTD The Mint had to fill in ₹1.10 Lakhs in overlays after clocking in 397 entries.

Aditya ‘Konstantin’ Singh raced past them all to win a career-best ₹3.72 Lakhs. Vivek ‘vivek94540’ Singh finished runner-up for ₹2.25 Lakhs.

With this title, Aditya`s lifetime tally has touched ₹32.33 Lakhs.

Pranav ‘pornoveloo’ Anand (3rd for ₹1.58 Lakhs), Masroor ‘jason911’ Ansari (4th for ₹1.20 Lakhs), Yohan ‘allinmaestro’ Patel (6th for ₹52,500), and Danish ‘king0fmerge’ Shaikh (8th for ₹33,750) FT-ed the tourney!

Final Table Results

  1. Aditya ‘Konstantin’ Singh – ₹3,72,000
  2. Vivek ‘vivek94540’ Singh – ₹2,25,000
  3. Pranav ‘pornoveloo’ Anand – ₹1,57,500
  4. Masroor ‘jason911’ Ansari- ₹1,20,000
  5. jpoker – ₹78,000
  6. Yohan ‘allinmaestro’ Patel – ₹52,500
  7. AkkiDan007 – ₹41,250
  8. Danish ‘king0fmerge’ Shaikh – ₹33,750


The Endeavour 12 Lakhs GTD – PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹3,850

Entries – 166

Re-entries – 100

Prize Pool – ₹12,00,000

Places Paid – 36

PokerBaazi`s Tuesday special The Endeavour registered 266 entrants, falling a significant ₹2.69 Lakhs short on its ₹12 Lakhs prize pool guarantee.

The primetime tourney concluded in the wee hours of Wednesday morning, with the former PPL #28 The Endeavour ₹50 Lakhs GTD winner Vaibhav ‘WakhraSwagNi’ Sharma championing the event for a hefty ₹2.65 Lakhs. Rising Star Ritwik ‘Ritwikkhanna’ Khanna finished runner-up for ₹1.86 Lakhs.

Notably, this is the fourth time Sharma has won The Endeavour, and this latest win has pushed his lifetime scorecard to ₹4.92 Crores.

As for The Endeavour runner-up, Ritwik Khanna, this was one of three FT finishes for him last night. He championed Adda52’s Voyager for ₹71,680 and took third-place in PokerStars India’s Sixth Sense for ₹48,446, netting over ₹3 Lakhs overall.

The star-studded FT featured the likes of last night’s Ultimate PLO winner Akshay ‘darulerofall’ Gupta (3rd for ₹1.20 Lakhs), Karan ‘Apocalypto’ Radia (4th for ₹88,560), Gautam ‘M8a7’ Rohilla (5th for ₹66,480), Monday’s The Big Deal champion Manish ‘thekid’ Lakhotia (6th for 53,160), and IOPC leaderboard topper Bhanu ‘Chennaino1’ Prakash KC (8th for ₹35,400).

Final Table Results

  1. Vaibhav ‘WakhraSwagNi’ Sharma – ₹2,65,080
  2. Ritwik ‘Ritwikkhanna’ Khanna – ₹1,86,000
  3. Akshay ‘darulerofall’ Gupta – ₹1,19,640
  4. Karan ‘Apocalypto’ Radia – ₹88,560
  5. Gautam ‘M8a7’ Rohilla – ₹66,480
  6. Manish ‘thekid’ Lakhotia – ₹53,160
  7. Tigerr28 – ₹44,160
  8. Bhanu ‘Chennaino1’ Prakash KC – ₹35,400


The Race 6.50 Lakhs GTD Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹1,650

Entries – 234

Re-entries – 64

Re-buys – 110

Prize Pool – ₹6,50,000

Places Paid – 39

Spartan Poker’s ₹6.50 Lakhs GTD The Race managed to bring in 408 entrants, resulting in an overlay deficit of ₹38,000.

The event ran from 9:30 PM to 4:55 AM, with Rachit ‘Ganja_babe’ Soni eventually coming out on top to win ₹1.30 Lakhs. Saroj ‘Pepperchino’ Mehta finished runner-up for ₹86,645.

Soni presently sits on ₹1.26 Crores in lifetime earnings.

Deep ‘saviordeep’ Bhavsar (3rd for ₹63,375) and Pranav ‘pranav40973’ Agrawal (8th for ₹16,380) also earned the final table payouts.

Final Table Results

  1. Rachit ‘Ganja_babe’ Soni – ₹1,30,325
  2. Saroj ‘Pepperchino’ Mehta – ₹86,645
  3. Deep ‘saviordeep’ Bhavsar – ₹63,375
  4. Kingsb30 – ₹51,155
  5. PimpDaddyJiglo – ₹40,105
  6. uiiieee – ₹30,355
  7. Kirmizi Elma – ₹22,295
  8. Pranav ‘pranav40973’ Agrawal – ₹16,380


Sixth Sense 5 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹2,200

Entries – 113

Re-entries – 112

Prize Pool – ₹5,00,000

Places Paid – 41

PokerStars India’s ₹5 Lakhs GTD Six Sense roped in 225 entries, overlaying ₹50,000. Karan ‘999AykA999’ Jain was the last player standing and won ₹92,186, with ‘cardshark6191’ placing runner-up for ₹66,829.

The Tuesday night win has boosted Jain’s lifetime online record to ₹63.29 Lakhs.

Ritwik ‘Fisherman1997’ Khanna (3rd for ₹48,446) and Ram ‘TheLagLawyer’ Kakkar (6th for ₹18,457) final tabled the event.

All 41 ITM finishers earned TLB points towards the “Star of the Month” – March leaderboard race.

Final Table Results

  1. Karan ‘999AykA999’ Jain – ₹92,186
  2. cardshark6191 – ₹66,829
  3. Ritwik ‘Fisherman1997’ Khanna – ₹48,446
  4. neelam07 – ₹35,120
  5. mafakaralte7 – ₹25,460
  6. Ram ‘TheLagLawyer’ Kakkar – ₹18,457


Voyager 2.75 Lakhs GTD – Adda52

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 160

Re-entries – 120

Prize Pool – ₹2,80,000

Places Paid – 30

Adda52’s ₹2.75 Lakhs GTD Voyager barely broke-even after 280 participants bought in for ₹1,100. The 9:30 PM tourney culminated at 3:24 AM and paid out the top 30 places.

Rising Star Ritwik ‘ritwik27’ Khanna was the last player standing and won ₹71,680 after getting past Shekhar ‘brat_poker’ Singh (runner-up for ₹42,700) in the heads-up showdown. Khanna FT-ed two other tournies last night, penetrating the ₹1.52 Crore-mark in lifetime earnings.

Runner-up Shekhar Singh
Runner-up Shekhar Singh


Karan ‘karan880’ Lochab (4th for ₹23,800), Prabhat ‘prabhpal’ Paliya (5th for ₹16,100), Devrat ‘vickypune’ Singh (6th for ₹11,200), Kamal ‘ksn123’ Naruka (7th for ₹8,400), and Akash ‘winman4’ Arora (8th for ₹7,000) also FT-ed the tourney!


Uppercut Mini 2 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹1,375

Entries – 114

Re-entries – 60

Prize Pool – ₹2,17,500

Places Paid – 29

PokerStars India’s Uppercut Mini ran with a slashed down ₹2 Lakhs prize pool guarantee. The downward revision was adequate as a starting field of 174 runners helped collect ₹2.17 Lakhs in prize money. The mystery player Miss Mania’ came out on top to win ₹47,202 (₹20,884 in prize money, ₹26,318 in bounties).

‘adi2244’ posted a runner-up score worth ₹21,562 (₹15,429 in prize money, ₹6,133 in bounties). Tanay ‘tanayp’ Parekh finished fourth for ₹14,085.


6-Max Holdem Boost 1.5 Lakhs GTD – PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 105

Re-entries – 78

Prize Pool – ₹1,83,000

Places Paid – 21

PokerBaazi`s 9 PM special ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD 6-Max Holdem Boost gathered 183 hopefuls, collecting a guarantee-smashing ₹1.83 Lakhs prize pool.

Rohit ‘mrblue1205’ Malhotra juggernaut his way to the top to collect ₹45,512. MTT reg Siddharth ‘Siddonuts’ Pandey finished runner-up for ₹31,897.

Siddharth Pandey
Runner-up Siddharth Pandey


Harrish ‘Realfc’ Chaudary, who had finished runner-up in the same event on Sunday (3rd for ₹20,514), and The Endeavour fifth-place finisher Gautam ‘M8a7’ Rohilla (5th for ₹11,401) FT-ed the tourney.


Battlefield Tuesday 1 Lakh GTD PokerDangal

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 64

Re-buys – 41

Prize Pool – ₹1,05,000

Places Paid – 17

PokerDangal’s ₹1 Lakh GTD Battlefield Tuesday logged in a guarantee-surpassing 105 entries. The anonymous user ‘donald123’ outlasted them all to win ₹25,200, while Anshu ‘nope11’ Pandey came in second for ₹17,850.

Runner-up Anshu Pandey
Runner-up Anshu Pandey



Pocket Jacks 75K GTD – Pocket52

Buy-in – ₹550

Entries – 61

Re-entries – 48

Prize Pool – ₹75,000

Places Paid – 17

Pocket52’s ₹75K GTD Pocket Jacks found a winner in ‘BinjaNitches,’ who collected ₹17,250 after prevailing over ‘AbhayGupta’ (runner-up for ₹12,375) in the heads-up play.


Bigstack Turbo 70K GTD – PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹770

Entries – 57

Re-entries – 39

Prize Pool – ₹70,000

Places Paid – 17

In the second qualifying tournament for the “Star of the Moth” leaderboard race last night, the ₹70K GTD Bigstack Turbo, 96 entrants joined the action. ‘Casanovoracle’ was the last player standing and won ₹15,661, with ‘rDx141’ placing second for ₹11,845.

Aditya ‘ukid767’ Singh (5th for ₹5,125), Abhishek ‘abhiaum’ Chhajer (6th for ₹3,877), and Shivam ‘ruskypanda’ Baldota (9th for ₹1,677) also FT-ed the tourney.


Unravel 50K GTD – Pocket52

Buy-in – ₹440

Entries – 55

Re-entries – 58

Prize Pool – ₹50,000

Places Paid – 17

The anonymous user ‘jethalal008’ shipped the ₹50K GTD Unravel on Pocket52 to win ₹11,500. ‘Rohitkharola’ finished runner-up for ₹8,250.


Under The Gun PLO 20K GTD – Khelo365

Buy-in – ₹330

Entries – 22

Re-entries – 1

Rebuys – 15

Add-ons – 14

Prize Pool – ₹20,000

Places Paid – 3

‘rughani’ ran past the 55 entries in Khelo365’s ₹20K GTD Under The Gun PLO to win ₹10,000. ‘nishantdreams’ came in second, adding ₹6,000 to their bankroll.


This report was updated at 4 PM on 24.02.2020.

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