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Daily Majors: Sahil Chutani Champions Two Flagships For Over ₹14 Lakhs; Vivek Singh, Rubin Labroo, Dhaval Solanki & Arun Sriram Win the Other Thursday Flagships

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  • RUPAM THAKUR July 15, 2022
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Thursday brought another action-driven day of MTT action, and the top pros dominated most of the day’s flagships!

Spartan Poker’s first-ever India Turbo Masters is three days away from wrapping up, and Thursday marked the start of the series’ headliner 1.25 Crores GTD ITM Main Event!

The most profitable MTT player of the year, Young Gun Sahil Chutani, went on a tear last night – something he has been doing with exceptional consistency for months now! He achieved the rare feat of winning the two biggest guaranteed tournaments of the day back-to-back – Spartan Poker’s Thursday High Roller (6-Max) for 7.95 Lakhs and Adda52’s Godfather for 6.12 Lakhs, banking a whopping 14-plus Lakhs. The Thursday run not only saw him close in on his fellow BTR Staking coach Young Gun Anuj Yadav on the annual charts but also pushed him past 6 Crores in tracked online winnings!

Another cash game reg and MTT beast, PokerGuru Ambassador Vivek Singh, made the Thursday headlines after winning PokerBaazi’s The Summit for the third time for4.36 Lakhs. ‘pokerzen12’ finished runner-up for 3.06 Lakhs.

The 2020 India Poker Champion, Rubin Labroo, was another chartbuster with 4.26 Lakhs in Thursday winnings. Currently in Vietnam for the APT Summer Festival Hanoi, Labroo took down Spartan Poker’s ITM headliner of the day, the ITM #28 Thursday Supersonic, for 3.97 Lakhs. Another MTT pro currently in Vietnam, Rising Star Ritwik Khanna, collected 2.67 Lakhs in second place.

Last month`s ReCharge champion Dhaval Solanki fired up a trailblazing run across the India Turbo Masters events. He won two titles and cashed another two events for 2.56 Lakhs (overall), storming to #3 in the series’ leaderboard standings.

His Thursday wins include:

> 1st in Spartan Poker`s ITM #30 DST (7-Max) for 2.10 Lakhs (three-way deal)

> 1st in Spartan Poker`s ITM #27 Hyper for 36,894 (heads-up deal)

‘hypn0tiser’ (Won ITM #31 Turbo for 82,005), Paras Jain (Won ITM #29 PLO 6 Turbo for 64,914), and ‘Sammyy’ (Won ITM #26 Turbo 7-Max for 58,125) won the other titles on Day 5 of the India Turbo Masters.

This week`s Sunday Highroller champion, ‘arohit789’, made the victory march in PokerStars India’s Highroller (On-time Rake Refund) to win 2.03 Lakhs and struck an even heads-up deal with veteran poker pro Shravan Chhabria (2nd for 2.03 Lakhs).

The poker coach based in Sweden, Abhishek Rathod, took down Adda52`s Monster Turbo for 1.25 Lakhs, crossing 2 Crores in tracked online winnings on domestic poker platforms. He chopped the Adda52 marquee heads-up with Gaurav Bhutra (2nd for 1.19 Lakhs).

The #9 ranked player of the year, Arun Sriram, was the last player standing in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) Daily SPRINT and won the title for 1.35 Lakhs (2.33 Lakhs overall across three ITM finishes), following a heads-up deal with Deepak Singh (2nd for 1.17 Lakhs).

Hitendra Wankhede shipped MPL Poker’s Thursday Smash for 1.22 Lakhs, with Anish Arora collecting 83,750 in second place.

Harsh Bubna championed PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) SPRINT for 1.14 Lakhs following a three-way deal with Vinay Verma (2nd for 1.05 Lakhs) and ‘Nikunj21’ (3rd for 98,826).

Karan Malhotra, Naman Puri, Sanjay Bharti, Rahul Thakur, and Ashish Mudgil won the other Thursday marquees.

Here are the Thursday highlights!

 

Spartan Poker

The inaugural India Turbo Masters is fast approaching the finish line, and Thursday had seven events running, including the first starting flight of the 1.25 Crores GTD ITM – Main Event.

Thursday High Roller (6-Max) – 25 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 22,000

Entries – 88

Re-entries – 38

Rebuys – 32

Prize Pool – 31,60,000

Places Paid – 17

The most profitable player of the year, Young Gun Sahil ‘$lim$hady19’ Chutani, went on a tear last night! The poker coach championed the two biggest guaranteed tournaments yesterday – Spartan Poker’s 25 Lakhs GTD Thursday High Roller (6-Max) and Adda52’s 25 Lakhs GTD Godfather – banking a whopping 14+ Lakhs overall, and raced past 6 Crores in tracked online winnings.

Sahil Chutani
Sahil Chutani

 

His Thursday finishes include:

> 1st in Spartan Poker’s Thursday High Roller for 7,95,056 (his sixth High Roller title of the year)

> 1st in Adda52’s Godfather for 6,12,500 (his second time winning the event this year)

Sahil Chutani’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 6.07 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 3.45 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #14 | Annual Winnings: 2.49 Crores | Annual Profits: ~1.72 Crores | Ranked #2 in the 2022 Leaderboard Standings (Total Cashes) | Ranked #1 in Annual Profits

Spartan Poker reg ‘SiValee’ (2nd for 5.37 Lakhs) and ‘joker2909’ (3rd for 3.49 Lakhs) locked in podium finishes in the Thursday High Roller.

Amit ‘Fishy27’ Saraff (4th for 2.89 Lakhs), the IOPC June 2022 – The Crown champion Saurabh ‘darksider’ Rohila (5th for 2.33 Lakhs), and PokerGuru Ambassador Ashish ‘Donkey 07’ Munot (6th for 1.83 Lakhs) posted FT finishes in the Thursday headliner.

Vinayak ‘firehaimai’ Bajaj (7th for 1.41 Lakhs), Young Gun Gaurav ‘mozzie17’ Sood (8th for 1.06 Lakhs), Karan ‘Majestic’ Radia (9th for 79,000), Adithya ‘Rlox1’ N G (10th for 64,780), Phanindra ’16kjap28′ Akkina (11th for 64,780), Rohan ‘The Sightseer’ Bhasin (12th for 56,880), Aditya ‘SuperuSer’ Sushant (13th for 56,880), Shrey ‘Kingsb30’ Baj (14th for 52,140), and Arun ‘vazharmorghulis’ Sriram (17th for 49,612) were other notables cashing the Thursday High Roller.

Final Table Results

  1. Sahil ‘$lim$hady19’ Chutani – 7,95,056
  2. SiValee – 5,37,200
  3. joker2909 – 3,49,180
  4. Amit ‘Fishy27’ Saraff – 2,89,140
  5. Saurabh ‘darksider’ Rohila – 2,33,208
  6. Ashish ‘Donkey 07’ Munot – 1,83,912

 

ITM #28 Thursday Supersonic – 16 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 5,500

Entries – 195

Re-entries – 46

Rebuys – 134

Prize Pool – 18,75,000

Places Paid – 31

Rubin ‘OMG_s1mple’ Labroo, who is currently in Vietnam for the ongoing APT Summer Festival Hanoi VSOP, ended a two-month-long title drought last night after traversing the 375-entry field in Spartan Poker’s ITM headliner of the day, 16 Lakhs GTD ITM #28 Thursday Supersonic, and won 3.97 Lakhs. Another top pro currently in Vietnam and the #5 ranked player of the year, Rising Star Ritwik ‘Fisherman1997’ Khanna, collected 2.67 Lakhs in second place.

Rubin Labroo
Rubin Labroo

 

The former PPL Main Event champion, Rubin Labroo, cashed another two events for 4.22 Lakhs overall. His Thursday finishes include:

> 1st in Spartan Poker’s ITM #28 Thursday Supersonic for ₹3,96,566

> 26th in PokerBaazi’s The Summit for ₹15,386

> 40th in Adda52’s Godfather for ₹13,750

> Bagged the 2nd Chip Lead on Day 1A of Spartan Poker’s ITM – Main Event

Rubin Labroo’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 8.62 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ~2.68 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #8 | Annual Winnings: 1.30 Crores

Final Table Results

  1. Rubin ‘OMG_s1mple’ Labroo – 3,96,566
  2. Ritwik ‘Fisherman1997’ Khanna – 2,67,000
  3. Chandan ‘Flow Like Water’ Arora – 1,88,250
  4. Shyam ‘shyam1190’ Sundar – 1,52,625
  5. Ashit ‘D. Carwin1’ Sharma – 1,20,750
  6. Anurag ‘CultOfPersonality’ Srivastava – 91,688
  7. AllGoodNamesAreGone – 66,938
  8. Amit ‘Timaerom’ More – 48,938

 

ITM #30 DST (7-Max) – ₹10 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹2,750

Entries – 246

Re-entries – 85

Rebuys – 177

Prize Pool – ₹12,70,000

Places Paid – 47

Last month`s ReCharge champion Dhaval ‘mahakal07’ Solanki made a blistering run in Spartan Poker`s India Turbo Masters yesterday. He won two titles and cashed another two ITM events for ₹2.56 Lakhs (overall), climbing to #3 in the ITM leaderboard standings.

Solanki`s most prominently topped a 508-player field in the ₹10 Lakhs GTD ITM #30 DST (7-Max) to collect a personal-best ₹2.10 Lakhs and chopped the 9:30 PM marquee three-way with the former ENDBOSS fourth-place finisher Aditya ‘Aara_rara_ra’ Kesharwani (2nd for ₹1.68. Lakhs) and Murakunda ‘@Valmiki@’ Ratnakar (3rd for ₹1.47 Lakhs)

Aditya Kesharwani
Aditya Kesharwani

 

Dhaval Solanki`s top Thursday finishes include:

> 1st in Spartan Poker’s ITM #30 DST (7-Max) for ₹2,09,713 (3-way deal)

> 1st in Spartan Poker’s ITM #27 Hyper for ₹36,894 (HU deal)

Dhaval Solanki`s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹23.35 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: ₹4.62 Lakhs| Titles Won in 2022: #4

Final Table Results

  1. Dhaval ‘mahakal07’ Solanki – ₹2,09,713*
  2. Aditya ‘Aara_rara_ra’ Kesharwani – ₹1,65,777*
  3. Murakunda’ @Valmiki@’ Ratnakar – ₹1,47,115*
  4. manv1k – ₹95,377
  5. Chirag ‘chilling’ Sodha – ₹75,184
  6. Manish ‘diamond101’ Ranjan – ₹57,404
  7. Gokul ‘The Greek Freak’ Raj – ₹42,164
  8. Sanchit ‘devilsanchit’ Anand – ₹30,988

*denotes a three-way deal

 

ITM Main Event – 1.25 Crores GTD – Day 1A

> Entries – 148| Re-entries – 29 | Re-buys – 70 | Survivors – 33 | Chip Leader: Devvrat ‘devvrat89’ Himatsingka (322,896)

‘hypn0tiser’ (Won 3 Lakhs GTD ITM #31 Turbo for 82,005), Paras ‘Jhukega nahi $ala’ Jain (Won 2 Lakhs GTD ITM #29 PLO 6 Turbo for 64,914), ‘Sammyy’ (Won 2.50 Lakhs GTD ITM #26 Turbo 7-Max for 58,125), ‘talissya’ (Won 1.75 Lakhs GTD PN Night Rider for 42,000), ‘Mission Phoenix’ (Won 1 Lakh GTD Chip Up for 19,404) won the other Spartan Poker marquees.

Paras Jain
Paras Jain

 

With three days remaining for the first-ever India Turbo Masters to wrap up, Saransh ‘TerrorGandhi$’ Garg (3,808 TLB points) continues to headline the series’ leaderboard. The four-time IOPC leaderboard crusher Bhanu ‘spectre’ Prakash KC (3,227 TLB points) is not far behind. Dhaval ‘mahakal07’ Solanki (2,510 TLB points) has stormed to #3 in the leaderboard rankings after his strong showing yesterday!

 

ITM Series Leaderboard Standings After Day 5

RankPlayerPoints
1Saransh 'TerrorGandhi$' Garg3,808
2Bhanu 'spectre' Prakash KC3,227
3Dhaval 'mahakal07' Solanki2,510
4PokerQueen112,396
5Snehil 'gaurav_arsh' Aggarwal2,232
6Vaibhav 'Vakeel.sahab' Arora1,950
7BlindMan'sBluff1,904
8UnsafeChoice1,864
9Ashish 'X--factor' Pareek1,854
10BULL06661,752

 

PokerBaazi

The Summit – 15 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 8,250

Entries – 141

Re-entries – 122

Prize Pool – 19,73,000

Places Paid – 36

The top pros dominated the Thursday flagships, and one of the standout winners last night was PokerGuru Ambassador Vivek ‘Nutpeddling729’ Singh. The 30-year-old poker pro made away with over 4.68 Lakhs yesterday, including winning PokerBaazi’s 15 Lakhs GTD The Summit for the third time and banked 4.36 Lakhs in the process! ‘pokerzen12’ finished runner-up for 3.06 Lakhs.

Vivek Singh
Vivek Singh

 

Vivek Singh’s Thursday finishes include:

> 1st in PokerBaazi’s The Summit for 4,35,725

> 12th in Adda52’s Godfather for 25,000

> 17th in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) #PRINT for 7,605

> Made Day 2 in Spartan Poker’s ITM – Main Event

Vivek Singh’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 8.65 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 2.91 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #11 | Annual Winnings: 78.90 Lakhs

Final Table Results

  1. Vivek ‘Nutpeddling729’ Singh – 4,35,725
  2. pokerzen12 – 3,05,738
  3. madUpswing59878 – 1,96,658
  4. Rahul ‘witcher3293’ Singhroha – 1,45,571
  5. M ‘pokerkid08’ Keerthi Kumar – 1,09,277
  6. Catmeow – 87,382
  7. Bhavesh ‘DanJr7’ Nainani – 72,588

 

(7-Max) Daily SPRINT – 5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 2,200

Entries – 176

Re-entries – 159

Prize Pool – 6,70,000

Places Paid – 36

Arun ‘vazharmorghulis’ Sriram came out on top in PokerBaazi’s 5 Lakhs GTD (7-Max) Daily SPRINT, picking up his second title this month and 1.35 Lakhs in prize money. He chopped the 7:30 PM marquee heads-up with Deepak ‘3streakbluff’ Singh (2nd for 1.17 Lakhs).

Arun Sriram
Arun Sriram

 

The #9 ranked player of the year, Arun Sriram, put up a strong showing in the Thursday marquees, netting almost 2.33 Lakhs across four ITM finishes.

His Thursday finishes include:

> 1st in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) Daily SPRINT for 1,35,150

> 17th in Spartan Poker’s Thursday High Roller for 49,612

> 9th in Spartan Poker’s ITM #28 Thursday Supersonic for 40,500

> 47th in Spartan Poker’s ITM #30 DST for 7,239

Arun Sriram’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 3.95 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 1.43 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #9 | Annual Winnings: 1.89 Crores | Ranked #9 in the 2022 Leaderboard Standings (Total Cashes)

Deepak Singh accumulated a hefty 3.11 Lakhs on the back of three deep runs, which include:

Deepak Singh
Deepak Singh

 

> 4th in Adda52’s Godfather for 1,87,500

> 2nd in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) Daily SPRINT for 1,16,703

> 43rd in Spartan Poker’s ITM #30 DST for 7,239

Tuesday’s The Mint winner Abhishek ‘ketchup’ Kumar collected 60,587 from four ITM runs, which include:

Abhishek Kumar
Abhishek Kumar

 

> 6th in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) Daily SPRINT for 29,681

> 6th in Adda52’s Monster Turbo for 24,289

> 30th in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) SPRINT for 4,563

> 32nd in PokerBaazi’s Holdem BOOST for 2,054

Kashish ‘kashish007’ Gupta cashed four events, collectively banking 70,329. His Thursday finishes include:

> 3rd in PokerBaazi’s Daily Boost for 28,115

> 7th in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) Daily SPRINT for 24,656

> 3rd in PokerBaazi’s Evening SPRINT for 12,995

> 35th in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) SPRINT for 4,563

Final Table Results

  1. Arun ‘vazharmorghulis’ Sriram – 1,35,150*
  2. Deepak ‘3streakbluff’ Singh – 1,16,703*
  3. jayesh712 – 66,799
  4. Steelbala – 49,446
  5. Amit ‘churu’ J – 37,118
  6. Abhishek ‘ketchup’ Kumar – 29,681
  7. Kashish ‘kashish007’ Gupta – 24,656

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

(7-Max) SPRINT – 5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 1,650

Entries – 283

Re-entries – 224

Prize Pool – 7,61,000

Places Paid – 63

Harsh ‘harsh1327’ Bubna took down PokerBaazi’s 5 Lakhs GTD (7-Max) SPRINT for 1.14 Lakhs (his second time winning a SPRINT title). He struck a three-way deal with Vinay ‘keechad’ Verma (2nd for 1.05 Lakhs) and ‘Nikunj21’ (3rd for 98,826).

Harsh Bubna
Harsh Bubna

 

Harsh Bubna’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 3.4 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 80.94 Lakhs |Titles Won in 2022: #11

The SPRINT runner-up finisher Vinay Verma also cashed PokerBaazi’s Holdem BOOST (10th for 4,862), netting 1.10 Lakhs overall.

The 2022 BPT Main Event champion Nitin ‘philhermouth’ Arora lapped up 50,910 on from two deep runs, which included:

Nitin Arora
Nitin Arora

 

> 6th in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) SPRINT for 29,660

> 16th in Adda52’s Godfather for 21,250

Final Table Results

  1. Harsh ‘harsh1327’ Bubna – 1,14,483*
  2. Vinay ‘keechad’ Verma – 1,04,655*
  3. Nikunj21 – 98,826*
  4. Abhiraj ‘abhiraj1990’ Singh – 49,280
  5. gascui – 36,960
  6. Nitin ‘philhermouth’ Arora – 29,660
  7. Ellis_Dee – 24,716

*denotes a three-way deal

 

Karan ‘karangogi’ Malhotra (Won 3 Lakhs GTD Holdem BOOST for 66,710), ‘Rids’ (Won 2.50 Lakhs GTD Daily BOost for 56,550), Naman ‘KidPoker09’ Puri (Won 1.50 Lakhs GTD Daily Night SPRINT for 42,110), ‘rawkasid’ (Won 2 Lakhs GTD Hyper Sprint for 39,820), Sanjay ‘Sanju876’ Bharti (Won 1 Lakh GTD PLO5 BOOST for 26,170), ‘1Tuhinirankar1’ (Won 1 Lakh GTD Evening SPRINT for 24,360), ‘Agent of Chaos’ (Won 1 Lakh GTD Baazi Super Value for 12,650), and Ashish ‘Krazy8’ Mudgil (Won 50K GTD 5-max Daily for 6,100) won the other PokerBaazi marquees.

 

MPL Poker

Thursday Smash – 5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 2,500

Total Entries – 160

Re-entries – 50

Prize Pool – 5,00,000

Places Paid – 25

Hitendra ‘madace15’ Wankhede trounced a 160-player field in MPL Poker’s 5 Lakhs GTD Thursday Smash to win the title for a personal-best 1.22 Lakhs. Anish ‘retropair188704’ Arora banked 83,750 in second place.

Anish Arora
Anish Arora

 

Final Table Results

  1. Hitendra ‘madace15’ Wankhede – 1,22,500
  2. Anish ‘retropair188704’ Arora – 83,750
  3. Om ‘virat1008’ Prakash – 52,500
  4. Sunanda ‘winner7696843’ Gurjar – 44,500
  5. Monika ‘enterthedragon’ Razdan – 30,500
  6. Sujeet ‘de