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Daily Majors: Sahil Chutani, Siddharth Gangwar, Vishal Bajaj, Haider Madraswala & Shashank Shekhar Champion the Thursday Flagships

Daily Majors 23-09
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  • RUPAM THAKUR September 24, 2021
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As is the usual trend, the MTT action continues to gather steam as we approach the weekend. Thursday laid out a firecracker lineup of tournaments, with PokerStars India’s INCOOP delivering a packed schedule of marquee tournaments.

Young Gun Sahil Chutani championed the biggest guaranteed event of the day, PokerStars India’s INCOOP-95 Highroller KO Championship for ₹9.65 Lakhs.

Kunal Patni finished runner-up for ₹4.97 Lakhs.

PokerStars India’s “Star of the Month” – December Siddharth Gangwar converted a ₹1,100 satellite entry into a career-best ₹7.62 Lakhs payday in Spartan Poker’s The Big Deal. He chopped the title heads-up with Rahul Lal (2nd for ₹6.45 Lakhs).

Last month’s WPT India High Roller champion, PokerGuru Ambassador Vishal Bajaj, shipped Adda52’s Godfather for ₹6.20 Lakhs, climbing to #8 in the annual leaderboard rankings.

Haider Madraswala chopped PokerBaazi’s The Summit with Young Gun Siddharth Karia (2nd for ₹3.09 Lakhs) for a ₹3.20 Lakhs bankroll boost.

The former Sunday Superstack winner ‘TejuHel’ was the last player standing in Spartan Poker’s Trending Thursday and won ₹4.23 Lakhs. The Destiny 20.0 SNG champion M Balakrishnan came second for ₹2.85 Lakhs.

Wednesday’s Maverick champion Shashank Shekhar came up trumps in Adda52’s Monster Turbo to win ₹1.47 Lakhs and his second title victory on the site on consecutive days.

Armaan Kochhar raced past the competition in PokerStars India’s INCOOP-97 Uppercut Mini to collect ₹1.18 Lakhs.

Vivek Rosario, Avish Sharma, Sumeet Rajpurohit, Pawan Tez & Aabhas Bandlish were the other standout winners.

Here are the Thursday highlights!

 

Spartan Poker

Spartan Poker’s ₹30 Lakhs GTD The Big Deal made a smashing return last night, as a turnout of 163 participants helped collect a profitable ₹32.60 Lakhs prize pool. Siddharth ‘cooking_nuts’ Gangwar championed the ₹22,000 entry buy-in Thursday high roller to collect a career-best ₹7.62 Lakhs after striking a heads-up deal with Rahul ‘Vasili Arkhipov’ Lal (2nd for ₹6.45 Lakhs).

Siddharth Gangwar
Siddharth Gangwar

 

Siddharth Gangwar had won his entry into the event through a ₹1,100 satellite and ended up boosting his lifetime earnings to ₹1.39 Crores (₹49.99 Lakhs in net profits).

The runner-up finisher Rahul Lal had also satellited the event. He ITM-ed four events yesterday, earning a cumulative ₹6.97 Lakhs.

His ITM finishes include:

> 2nd in Spartan Poker’s The Big Deal for ₹6.45 Lakhs

> 4th in Spartan Poker’s UVS #24 – Monster Stack for ₹42,369

> 1st in Spartan Poker’s UVS #22 – 5 Card PLO for ₹9,289

> 44th in Spartan Poker’s UVS #23 for ₹473

Rahul Lal’s Spartan Poker stats: Site Winnings: ₹55.29 Lakhs | Site Profits: ₹20.80 Lakhs

The former Sunday Superstack champion ‘TejuHel’ was the other big winner on the site. The mystery regular outran the 373-player field in the ₹20 Lakhs GTD Trending Thursday to win ₹4.23 Lakhs. The Destiny 20.0 SNG winner M ‘LACHANCE’ Balakrishnan came second for ₹2.85 Lakhs.

The FTS 3.0 Main Event champion, PokerGuru Ambassador Ankit ‘Shippament’ Wadhawan, is towering over everyone else in September winnings. He added ₹3.82 Lakhs to his tally yesterday.

Ankit Wadhawan
Ankit Wadhawan

 

His ITM finishes include

> 4th in Spartan Poker’s Trending Thursday for ₹1.63 Lakhs

> 7th in Spartan Poker’s The Big Deal for ₹1.52 Lakhs

> 12th in PokerStars India’s INCOOP-95 Highroller KO Championship for ₹67,711

Ankit Wadhawan’s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹7.22 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹2.55 Crores | Annual Winnings: ₹2.82 Crores | Ranked #1 in the Monthly Leaderboard Standings | Ranked #4 in the Annual Leaderboard Standings

The Ultimate Value Series (UVS) completed Day 4 yesterday. The Thursday headliner, the ₹4.50 Lakhs GTD UVS#24 Monster Stack, saw Spartan Poker user ‘GoldFisher’ outlasting a 447-entry field to win ₹1.10 Lakhs. Ashish ‘Ataraxia’ Kaushik finished runner-up for ₹74,119. The user ‘GoldFisher’ now has ₹2.95 Lakhs in recorded winnings on Spartan Poker and ₹1.46 Lakhs in corresponding profits.

Ashish Kaushik
Ashish Kaushik

 

The ₹25 Lakhs GTD UVS Everest ran Day 1D yesterday, and 34 players from a starting field of 371 participants survived the day’s play. ‘Supr-nexx’ (214,996), Mohit ‘FloatingMonkey’ Bohra (200,793), and ‘NikolaTesla369’ (168,751) topped the day-end chip counts. The ₹550 buy-in event has logged in a total of 1,323 entries across four starting flights (Day 1A – 317, Day 1B – 330, Day 1C – 305, Day 1D – 371) with five flights to go before Day 2 on Sunday.

Mohit Bohra
Mohit Bohra

 

The ₹4 Lakhs GTD UVS Bluff Master also completed its Day 1D flight on Thursday. The event added 325 entries, with 44 players surviving the days’ onslaught. Spartan Poker user ‘cheekychugh’ (185,942), Assina ‘Dr House’ Kuttappan (143,220), and ‘akpkak’ (130,767) topped the survivors’ list. The ₹99 entry buy-in event has logged in 1,408 entries across four starting flights (Day 1A – 376, Day 1B – 333, Day 1C – 374, Day 1D – 325) with another three flights to go.

Vivek ‘vivloc’ Rosario (Won UVS#21 Monster Stack ₹3.15 Lakhs GTD for ₹58,572), ‘shinu22’ (Won Night Rider – Deepstack turbo ₹2.25 Lakhs GTD for ₹51,696), ‘kingissai’ (Won UVS#20 ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹20,210), ‘I am back88’ (Won UVS#23 Anonymous ₹80K GTD for ₹14,549), ‘rajatkumar08’ (Won Epic Insomniac Twilight Zone ₹15K GTD for ₹5,550), and Niranjan ‘BLUFFINTHESKY’ Kumar (Won Epic 6 cards PLO ₹12K GTD for ₹4,524) bagged the other titles on Spartan Poker.

The UVS has crossed the mid-way stage, and the user ‘I am back8’ (1,953 points) sits on top of the ₹3 Lakhs added series leaderboard followed by ‘Dancing Rose’ (1,808 points) and ‘MR.369’ (1,796 points).

UVS Leaderboard Standings After Day 4

RankPlayerPoints
1I am back81,953
2Dancing Rose1,808
3MR.3691,796
4james_bond00711,657
5Rahul 'Vasili Arkipov' Lal1,518
6RAKSHASS1,185
7Rishabh 'Rishabh_Juneja' Juneja1,166
8pallav0011,071
9Sankalp 'wobbegong' Marwah1,019
10radda1,010

 

PokerBaazi

PokerBaazi’s ₹15 Lakhs GTD The Summit registered a guarantee-crushing 204 player field. Our latest Champion’s Speak interviewee, Haider ‘Haider’ Madraswala, outlasted them all to win ₹3.20 Lakhs following a heads-up deal with the FTS 2.0 Main Event champion, Young Gun Siddharth ‘schemer’ Karia (2nd for ₹3.09 Lakhs).

Haider Madraswala
Haider Madraswala

 

Haider Madraswala’s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.85 Crores | Lifetime Profit: ₹62.20 Lakhs

With only three days left for PokerBaazi’s IMPS Gold Edition to culminate, the series is getting ready for a thrilling finale. The series showstopper, the ₹50 Lakhs GTD IMPS #89 Main Event, kicked off its opening flight yesterday. Varun ‘omniknight’ Meena (299,000), Ashish ‘Imgabru’ Kumar (284,000), and Harsh ‘100crdream’ Dembla (267,000) bagged the top stacks among the 49 survivors. Day 1A registered 403 runners.

Varun Meena
Varun Meena

 

The ₹4 Lakhs GTD IMPS #91 gathered 560 entries, posting a ₹4.48 Lakhs prize pool. ‘Instamuck’ was the last player standing and won ₹87,050. The Game Changer 2.0 champion Shagun ‘sogani22’ Jain finished runner-up for ₹61,020.

Runner-up Shagun Jain
Runner-up Shagun Jain

 

‘sanskrit’ (Won IMPS #90 DAILY ₹2.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹43,030), Avish ‘thehorse7’ Sharma (Won Daily Night SPRINT ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD ₹30,550), Sumeet ‘Sumitsingh199’ Rajpurohit (Won IMPS #87 ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹25,800), ‘rohin01’ (Won IMPS #86 ₹75K GTD for ₹14,500), and ‘akdolos’ (Won IMPS #88 ₹80K GTD for ₹11,960), shipped the other PokerBaazi marquees.

 

PokerStars India

Thursday was a feast for MTT regs on PokerStars India, with the site hosting the biggest buy-in event at the ongoing INCOOP, the ₹40 Lakhs GTD INCOOP-95 Highroller KO Championship. The ₹22,000 entry buy-in event logged in a 165-entry field, filling in a glaring ₹7 Lakhs in overlays. Young Gun Sahil ‘allezjuju’ Chutani came out on top to collect an admirable ₹9.65 Lakhs after beating the banker turned poker pro Kunal ‘iAlwaysHaveit’ Patni (2nd for ₹4.97 Lakhs) heads-up.

Sahil Chutani
Sahil Chutani

 

Sahil Chutani went on quite a tear last night with another three ITM finishes fetching him a cumulative ₹10.87 Lakhs in Thursday winnings.

His ITM finishes include:

> 1st in PokerStars India’s INCOOP-95 Highroller KO Championship for ₹9.65 Lakhs

> 14th in Spartan Poker’s The Big Deal for ₹58,680

> 8th in PokerBaazi’s The Summit for ₹49,266

> 36th in Adda52’s the Godfather for ₹13,750

Sahil Chutani’s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹3.40 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.68 Crores | Annual Winnings: ₹1.54 Crores

The other Thursday flagship, the ₹6 Lakhs GTD INCOOP-97 Uppercut Mini, logged in a 249-entry field who bought in for ₹2,750. The top 29 places got a share from the guarantee-smashing ₹6.22 Lakhs prize pool. Armaan ‘armaan007111’ Kochhar walked away with the title and a ₹1.18 Lakhs payday after outduelling Pavan ‘Rootahua Macchi’ Kiran B (2nd for ₹75,507) heads-up.

Armaan Kochhar
Armaan Kochhar

 

‘ThaBlack(3’ (Won INCOOP-100 Ultrasonic ₹2 Lakhs GTD for ₹48,769), ‘rjnshpl’ (Won INCOOP-93 Ultra KO 90% ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹42,364), ‘MrBigSlick139’ (Won INCOOP-98 Bounty Builder Deepstack ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹41,540), ‘killeerbeee’ (Won INCOOP-90 Afternoon on Stars ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹37,510), ‘bhanu4200’ (Won INCOOP-92 Alternating Blinds ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹29,662), Aabhas ‘MicroGrinderr’ Bandlish (Won INCOOP-96 Primetime Grind ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹19,110), ‘JC1870’ (Won INCOOP-99 PL Omaha ₹25K GTD for ₹12,134), ‘boogeyman0605’ (Won INCOOP-04 Bounty Builder Progressive KO ₹40K GTD for ₹9,065), and Akhilesh ‘GM2318’ Gautam (Won INCOOP-91 7-Max Turbo ₹35K GTD for ₹7,093) won the other INCOOP titles yesterday.

 

Adda52

Adda52’s Godfather came back for another Thursday run, and this time the ₹5,500 entry buy-in event registered a glaring ₹3.80 Lakhs shortfall on its ₹25 Lakhs prize pool guarantee. Last month’s WPT India High Roller champion PokerGuru Ambassador Vishal ‘GigaaBet’ Bajaj was the last player standing and won ₹6.20 Lakhs, climbing to #8 in the annual leaderboard rankings.

Vishal Bajaj
Vishal Bajaj

 

Vishal Bajaj has been one of the most consistent MTT winners in the last six months. He had entered the month with a victory run in Spartan Poker’s Mega Stack – Millionaire Bubble – his second consecutive week winning the tournament. There was no let-up for the 25-year-old engineer-turned poker player who championed The Pride on September 2 for ₹2.25 Lakhs, following that with a runner-up finish in The Elite worth ₹4.73 Lakhs on September 3. Last Thursday, he FT-ed two events, and this Tuesday, he took down the INCOOP-74 Bounty Builder HR for ₹3.33 Lakhs.

Vishal Bajaj’s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹4.39 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.78 Crores | Annual Winnings: ₹2.39 Crores | Ranked #8 in the Annual Leaderboard Standings

Thursday saw the site regular and Wednesday’s Maverick champion Shashank ‘Goldfish03’ Shekhar drive up again to the top. Shekhar outran a 240-player field in the ₹5 Lakhs GTD Monster Turbo to win ₹1.47 Lakhs. Chandan ‘darkfish15’ Arora placed runner-up for ₹86,400.

Shashank Shekhar
Shashank Shekhar

 

Shashank Shekhar ran deep in two more events to collectively earn ₹2.14 Lakhs.

His ITM finishes include:

> 1st in Monster Turbo 5 for ₹1.47 Lakhs

> 7th in The Summit for ₹61,506

> 32nd in INCOOP-97 Uppercut Mini for ₹5,313

Shashank Shekhar’s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.60 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹35.69 Lakhs

‘Hts72’ (Won Afternoon Adda ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹40,500), ‘Padma37‘ (Won Nighttide DST Adda ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹34,450), Pawan ‘_luffy_1x1’ Tez (Won Punch ₹80K GTD for ₹20,026), ‘Sohel786692‘ (Won Sundown Adda ₹50K GTD for ₹14,500), ‘ANJ2019’ (Won Evening Adda ₹50K GTD for ₹9,939), and ‘heart19190′ (Won Midnight Bash ₹25K GTD for ₹7,669) also bagged titles.

The other Thursday winners were:

PlayerPrize AmountEventPoker Site
Vivek ‘vivloc’ Rosario₹58,572UVS#21 Monster Stack ₹3.15 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
shinu22₹51,696Night Rider – Deepstack turbo ₹2.25 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
‘ThaBlack(3’₹48,769INCOOP-100 Ultrasonic ₹2 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
sanskrit₹43,030IMPS#90 DAILY ₹2.5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
‘rjnshpl’₹42,364INCOOP-93 Ultra KO 90% ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
‘MrBigSlick139’₹41,540INCOOP-98 Bounty Builder Deepstack ₹1.50 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
‘Hts72’₹40,500Afternoon Adda ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDAdda52
‘killeerbeee’₹37,510INCOOP-90 Afternoon on Stars ₹1.50 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
‘Padma37’₹34,450Nighttide DST Adda ₹1.50 Lakhs GTDAdda52
Avish 'thehorse7' Sharma₹30,550Daily Night SPRINT ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
‘bhanu4200’₹29,662INCOOP-92 Alternating Blinds ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerStars India
Sumeet 'Sumitsingh199' Rajpurohit₹25,800IMPS#87 ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
kingissai₹20,210UVS#20 ₹1 Lakh GTDSpartan Poker
Pawan ‘_luffy_1x1’ Tez₹20,026Punch ₹80K GTDAdda52
Aabhas ‘MicroGrinderr’ Bandlish₹19,110INCOOP-96 Primetime Grind ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerStars India
I am back88₹14,549 UVS#23 Anonymous ₹80K GTDSpartan Poker
‘Sohel786692’₹14,500Sundown Adda ₹50K GTDAdda52
rohin01₹14,500IMPS#86 ₹75K GTDPokerBaazi
‘Ashu079’₹12,900Hitman PLO ₹30K GTDKhelo365
‘JC1870’₹12,134INCOOP-99 PL Omaha ₹25K GTDPokerStars India
akdolos₹11,960IMPS#88 ₹80K GTDPokerBaazi
ÁNJ2019’₹9,939vening Adda ₹50K GTDAdda52
‘boogeyman0605’₹9,065INCOOP-04 Bounty Builder Progressive KO ₹40K GTDPokerStars India
‘heart19190’₹7,669Midnight Bash ₹25K GTDAdda52
Akhilesh ‘GM2318’ Gautam₹7,093INCOOP-91 7-Max Turbo ₹35K GTDPokerStars India
rajatkumar08₹5,550Epic Insomniac – Twilight Zone ₹15K GTDSpartan Poker
Niranjan ‘BLUFFINTHESKY’ Kumar₹4,524Epic - 6 cards PLO ₹12K GTDSpartan Poker

 

IMPS#89 Main Event 50 Lakhs GTD Day 1A PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹2,200

Entries – 265

Re-entries – 138

Survivors – 49

Day 1A of the ₹50 Lakhs GTD IMPS#89 Main Event dragged in 403 entries, of which only 49 made the cut for Day 2.

Varun ‘omniknight’ Meena (299,000), Ashish ‘Imgabru’ Kumar (284,000), Harsh ‘100crdream’ Dembla (267,000), Deep ‘ChristopherCoke’ Patel (255,000), Aditya ‘KesarDa’ Kesharwani (202,000), Prabhat ‘comeon’ Kumar (200,000), and Vishal ‘Vishzz’ Bajaj (179,000) carried forward top stacks.

The IMPS #89 Main Event has another three flights to run before all survivors convene for Day 2 on Sunday (8 PM).

2nd in Chips Ashish Kumar
2nd in Chips Ashish Kumar

 

Top 10 Chip Counts at the End of Day 1A

  1. Varun ‘omniknight’ Meena – 299,000
  2. Ashish ‘Imgabru’ Kumar – 284,000
  3. Harsh ‘100crdream’ Dembla – 267,000
  4. Deep ‘ChristopherCoke’ Patel – 255,000
  5. Suneeth ‘suneethkalmady’ Kalmady – 229,000
  6. poker3680 – 212,000
  7. Aditya ‘KesarDa’ Kesharwani – 202,000
  8. Prabhat ‘comeon’ Kumar – 200,000
  9. LordRedthunder – 192,000
  10. Vishal ‘Vishzz’ Bajaj – 179,000

 

INCOOP-95 Highroller KO Championship 40 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹22,000

Entries – 93

Re-entries – 72

Regular Prize Pool – ₹23,50,000

Bounty Prize Pool – ₹16,50,000

Total Prize Pool – ₹40,00,000

Places Paid – 17

Young Gun Sahil ‘allezjuju’ Chutani topped the Thursday charts after taking down PokerStars India’s ₹40 Lakhs GTD INCOOP-95 Highroller KO Championship for a whopping ₹9.65 Lakhs. Kunal ‘iAlwaysHaveit’ Patni finished runner-up for ₹4.97 Lakhs.

The well-known cash game reg, Sahil Chutani, raked in over ₹10.87 Lakhs last night from four deep runs, crossing ₹3.40 Crores in recorded online earnings.

Anurag ‘GutshotHaiBro’ Srivastava (3rd for ₹3.66 Lakhs), Sagar ‘sagarpupull’ C (5th for ₹2.03 Lakhs), Ram ‘TheLagLawyer’ Kakkar (6th for ₹2.23 Lakhs), Lavesh ‘lavesh786’ Meena (8th for ₹1.24 Lakhs), and Vishnu ‘violator2018’ Khandelwal (9th for ₹1.43 Lakhs) also FT-ed the event.

The ₹22,000 entry buy-in high roller clocked in 165 entrants, causing a significant ₹7 Lakhs overlay shortfall. The 7:30 PM tourney ended at 2:53 AM, and the top 17 places finished ITM.

Runner-up Kunal Patni
Runner-up Kunal Patni

 

Final Table Results (Including Bounties)

  1. Sahil ‘allezjuju’ Chutani – ₹9,65,453
  2. Kunal ‘iAlwaysHaveit’ Patni – ₹4,96,703
  3. Anurag ‘GutshotHaiBro’ Srivastava – ₹3,65,937
  4. Ricky000029 $$$ – ₹2,76,358
  5. Sagar ‘sagarpupull’ C – ₹2,03,218
  6. Ram ‘TheLagLawyer’ Kakkar – ₹2,23,065
  7. Jagat_sb – ₹1,73,673
  8. Lavesh ‘lavesh786’ Meena – ₹1,24,536
  9. Vishnu ‘violator2018’ Khandelwal – ₹1,42,589

 

The Big Deal 6-Max 30 Lakhs GTD Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹22,000

Entries – 83

Re-entries – 29

Rebuys – 51

Prize Pool – ₹32,60,000

Places Paid – 15

Spartan Poker’s ₹30 Lakhs GTD The Big Deal attracted a reg-laden field of 163 players, collecting a guarantee-crushing ₹32.60 Lakhs prize pool. Siddharth ‘cooking_nuts’ Gangwar cut his way across the competition to win the high roller title for a career-best ₹7.62 Lakhs. He struck a heads-up deal with Rahul ‘Vasili Arkhipov’ Lal (2nd for ₹6.45 Lakhs).

Both Gangwar and Lal had satellited their way into the tournament. The runner-up Rahul Lal made a total of five ITM finishes last night, banking ₹6.97 Lakhs (cumulatively).

The #1 ranked player in the country Young Gun Gaurav ‘mozzie17’ Sood (4th for ₹3.05 Lakhs) and Abhinay ‘wolowizard’ Devarakonda (5th for ₹2.46 Lakhs) also FT-ed the event.

The recent FTS 3.0 Main Event champion, PokerGuru Ambassador Ankit ‘Shippament’ Wadhawan, bubbled the six-max FT (7th for ₹1.52 Lakhs).

Final Table Results

  1. Siddharth ‘cooking_nuts’ Gangwar – ₹7,62,137
  2. Rahul ‘Vasili Arkhipov’ Lal – ₹6,44,553
  3. arjkhandelwal – ₹3,76,530
  4. Gaurav ‘mozzie17’ Sood – ₹3,04,810
  5. Abhinay ‘wolowizard’ Devarakonda – ₹2,46,130
  6. SpyWhoBluffedMe – ₹1,92,340

 

Godfather ₹25 Lakhs GTD Adda52

Buy-in – ₹5,500

Entries – 229

Re-entries – 195

Prize Pool – ₹30,00,000

Places Paid – 43

Adda52`s ₹25 Lakhs GTD Godfather had to fill in ₹3.80 Lakhs in overlays after bringing in ₹424 entries. PokerGuru Ambassador Vishal ‘GigaaBet’ Bajaj proved the last man standing and pocketed ₹6.20 Lakhs for the win, with the user ‘Aj_style19′ securing a runner-up payday worth ₹3.75 Lakhs.

An engineer-turned-poker professional, Vishal Bajaj, has been an indomitable force on the felts this year. Bajaj championed Spartan Poker’s The Millionaire in March-end, and only last month he took down the WPTIndia High Roller for a career-best ₹21.60 Lakhs. Bajaj had entered the Godfather after having won three titles already this month. With the Godfather win under his belt, Bajaj has laddered up to the #8 spot on the annual leaderboard.

Young Gun Karan ‘Reg_Slayer’ Radia (3rd for ₹2.62 Lakhs), Smita ‘coconik’ Agarwalla (4th for ₹2 Lakhs), Aman ‘zontory’ Bhadu (5th for ₹1.30 Lakhs), and last night`s The Summit third-place finisher Vinayak ‘bhai_on_mary_jane’ Bajaj (6th for ₹87,500) also FT-ed the event.

Final Table Results

  1. Vishal ‘GigaaBet’ Bajaj – ₹6,20,000
  2. Aj_style19 – ₹3,75,000
  3. Karan ‘Reg_Slayer’ Radia – ₹2,62,500
  4. Smita ‘coconik’ Agarwalla – ₹2,00,000
  5. Aman ‘zontory’ Bhadu – ₹1,30,000
  6. Vinayak ‘bhai_on_mary_jane’ Bajaj – ₹87,500
  7. Murti8 – ₹68,750
  8. lunik – ₹56,250

 

UVS Everest ₹25 Lakhs GTD Day 1D – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹550

Entries – 196

Re-entries – 35

Rebuys – 140

Survivors – 34

Day 1D of Spartan Poker`s ₹25 Lakhs GTD UVS Everest expanded the entry field by 371 runners, and 34 among them survived through to Day 2.

Supr-nexx’ (214,996), FTS#13 champion Mohit ‘FloatingMonkey’ Bohra (200,793) and ‘NikolaTesla369’ (168,751) topped the day-end chip counts.

Nitin ‘Ladone’ Tomar (157,162) and WPTOI – Main Event runner-up finisher, Ram ‘JohnnieRunner-Runner’ Kakkar (142,180) were others who made the top 10 list.

Top 10 Chip Counts at the End of Day 1D

  1. Supr-nexx – 214,996
  2. Mohit ‘FloatingMonkey’ Bohra – 200,793
  3. NikolaTesla369 – 168,751
  4. rajkamal_92 – 163,529
  5. Raasta – 158,674
  6. Nitin ‘Ladone’ Tomar – 157,162
  7. Ram ‘JohnnieRunner-Runner’ Kakkar – 142,180
  8. einorsuperhero – 121,377
  9. vnth_1989 – 113,764
  10. flushspecialist – 106,848

 

Trending Thursday ₹20 Lakhs GTD Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹5,500

Entries – 193

Re-entries – 62

Rebuys – 118

Prize Pool – ₹20,00,000

Places Paid – 31

The former Sunday Superstack champion ‘TejuHel’ walked away with the Trending Thursday title and a ₹4.23 Lakhs payday after besting the Destiny 20.0 Finale winner M ‘LACHANCE’ Balakrishnan (2nd for ₹2.85 Lakhs) heads-up.

The mystery player was among the 373 entrants who had ponied up the ₹5,500 buy-in, resulting in an overlay shortfall worth 1.35 Lakhs. The 8 PM event went on until 3.48 AM, and the top 31 places got paid.

Shiv ‘Darkside2.0’ Verma (3rd for ₹2.01 Lakhs), PokerGuru Ambassador Ankit ‘Shippament’ Wadhawan (4th for ₹1.63 Lakhs), Aditya ‘Loosecannon’ Bahl (5th for ₹1.29 Lakhs), Harsh ‘Chiraunjilal Khosla’ Bubna (6th for ₹97,800), and PokerGuru Ambassador Mithun ‘Zima Blue’ Mahesh (8th for ₹52,200) also FT-ed the event.

Final Table Results

  1. TejuHel – ₹4,23,000
  2. M ‘LACHANCE’ Balakrishnan – ₹2,84,800
  3. Shiv ‘Darkside2.0’ Verma – ₹2,00,800
  4. Ankit ‘Shippament’ Wadhawan – ₹1,62,800
  5. Aditya ‘Loosecannon’ Bahl – ₹1,28,800
  6. Harsh ‘Chiraunjilal Khosla’ Bubna – ₹97,800
  7. bluechipp – ₹71,400
  8. Mithun ‘Zima Blue’ Mahesh – ₹52,200

 

The Summit 15 Lakhs GTD PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹8,250

Entries – 104

Re-entries – 100

Prize Pool – ₹15,30,000

Places Paid – 24

Last week’s FTS#2 Friday Special champion, Haider ‘Haider’ Madraswala persisting with his stellar form, took down PokerBaazi’s ₹15 Lakhs GTD The Summit, winning his third title in less than two weeks. He locked in ₹3.20 Lakhs in prize money, pushing his annual scorecard to ₹87.32 Lakhs (₹25.51 Lakhs in yearly profits).

The FTS 2.0 Main Event champion, Young Gun Siddharth ‘schemer’ Karia, settled for a second-place finish worth ₹3.09 Lakhs, courtesy of a heads-up deal. His stats – Lifetime Winnings: ₹3.98 Crores | Lifetime Profit: ₹83 Lakhs

The star-studded final table featured the likes of Vinayak ‘salmanbhai’ Bajaj (3rd for ₹1.66 Lakhs), FTS 3.0 Main Event runner-up finisher Young Gun Devang ‘laila’ Yadav (4th for ₹1.23 Lakhs), Shravan ‘FishStars’ Chhabria (6th for ₹74,052) and last night`s Monster Turbo 5 winner Shashank ‘Iverson003’ Shekhar (7th for ₹61,506).

The ₹8,250 entry buy-in event registered 204 participants, surpassing its advertised guarantee by ₹30,000. The top 24 places were paid.

Runner-up Siddharth Karia
Runner-up Siddharth Karia

 

Final Table Results

  1. Haider ‘Haider’ Madraswala – ₹3,19,729*
  2. Siddharth ‘schemer’ Karia – ₹3,08,795*
  3. Vinayak ‘salmanbhai’ Bajaj – ₹1,66,464
  4. Devang ‘laila’ Yadav – ₹1,23,318
  5. mysteryrider – ₹92,565
  6. Shravan ‘FishStars’ Chhabria – ₹74,052
  7. Shashank ‘Iverson003’ Shekhar – ₹61,506

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

INCOOP-97 Uppercut Mini 6 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹2,750

Entries – 147

Re-entries – 102

Regular Prize Pool – ₹3,11,250

Bounty Prize Pool – ₹3,11,250

Total Prize Pool – ₹6,22,500

Places Paid – 29

Armaan ‘armaan007111’ Kochhar overcame the 249-entry field in PokerStars India`s ₹6 Lakhs GTD INCOOP-97 Uppercut Mini to win ₹1.18 Lakhs. Pavan ‘Rootahua Macchi’ Kiran B placed runner-up for ₹75,507.

The #5 ranked player of the year, Young Gun Arsh ‘BiggggTymeR’ Grover (4th for ₹32,727), NPS Main Event champion Mohammad ‘Bund_Blaster’ Azhar (5th for ₹28,822), and Shagun ‘Sogani22’ Jain (7th for ₹29,586) also FT-ed the tourney!

Runner-up Pavan Kiran B
Runner-up Pavan Kiran B

 

Final Table Results (Including Bounties)

  1. Armaan ‘armaan007111’ Kochhar – ₹1,17,812
  2. Pavan ‘Rootahua Macchi’ Kiran B – ₹75,507
  3. muttonmm – ₹47,909
  4. Arsh ‘BiggggTymeR’ Grover – ₹32,727
  5. Mohammad ‘Bund_Blaster’ Azhar – ₹28,822
  6. lethal281088 – ₹15,691
  7. Shagun ‘Sogani22’ Jain – ₹29,586

 

Monster Turbo ₹5 Lakhs GTD Adda52

Buy-in – ₹2,500

Entries – 143

Re-entries – 97

Prize Pool – ₹5,40,000

Places Paid – 24

Adda52’s Monster Turbo 5 registered a 240-entry field, ringing in a guarantee-busting ₹5.40 Lakhs prize pool. The event from 9.30 PM to 2.15 AM, with Wednesday’s Maverick champion Shashank ‘Goldfish03’ Shekhar coming out on top to win ₹1.47 Lakhs. Chandan ‘darkfish15’ Arora finished runner-up for ₹86,400.

Not content with winning an Adda52 marquee for a second consecutive day, Shekhar made another two ITM finishes worth ₹2.14 Lakhs in total earnings. His stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.60 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹35.69 Lakhs

Dhiraj ‘supernuts’ Lakhotia (3rd for ₹66,150), Tarush ‘tarush123’ Gupta (6th for ₹22,950), and Vishal ‘Mitsen’ Singh (8th for ₹13,500) also FT-ed the tourney.

Runner-up Chandan Arora
Runner-up Chandan Arora

 

Final Table Results

  1. Shashank ‘Goldfish03’ Shekhar – ₹1,47,150
  2. Chandan ‘darkfish15’ Arora – ₹86,400
  3. Dhiraj ‘supernuts’ Lakhotia – ₹66,150
  4. fireexit – ₹47,250
  5. Amod1001 – ₹32,400
  6. Tarush ‘tarush123’ Gupta – ₹22,950
  7. Jilebii – ₹17,550
  8. Vishal ‘Mitsen’ Singh – ₹13,500
  9. Yagduut1211 – ₹10,800

 

UVS#24 Monster Stack ₹4.5 Lakhs GTD Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹1,650

Entries – 176

Re-entries – 68

Rebuys – 103

Prize Pool – ₹5,20,500

Places Paid – 31

Spartan Poker`s UVS had six events playing down to a winner on Thursday. The most prominent of them all, the ₹4.50 Lakhs GTD UVS#24 Monster Stack, logged in 447 runners, surpassing the listed guarantee by ₹70,500.

It took a little over six hours for mystery player ‘GoldFisher’ to clinch the title and a ₹1.10 Lakhs cash prize. Online regular Ashish ‘Ataraxia’ Kaushik finished runner-up for ₹74,119.

Amit ‘Penguin071’ Gaikwad (3rd for ₹52,258), The Big Deal runner-up finisher Rahul ‘Vasili Arkhipov’ Lal (4th for ₹42,369), and Rishabh ‘Rishabh_Juneja’ Juneja (₹33,520) posted FT scores.

 

IMPS#91 4 Lakhs GTD PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹880

Entries – 312

Re-entries – 248

Prize Pool – ₹4,48,000

Places Paid – 63

PokerBaazi user ‘Instamuck’ took down the ₹4 Lakhs GTD IMPS#91 for ₹87,050. The former Millionaire champion Shagun, ‘sogani22’ Jain, secured a runner-up payout worth ₹61,020.

The winner now has ₹13.83 Lakhs in online winnings on PokerBaazi.

Dhaval ‘dhavhe’ Heda (6th for ₹17,472) and Sawan ‘Jaishiv’ Kumar (7th for ₹14,560) also FT-ed the 9 PM event.

 

UVS Bluff Master ₹4 Lakhs GTD Day 1D – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹99

Entries – 165

Re-entries – 28

Rebuys – 132

Survivors – 44

Day 1D of the ₹99 entry buy-in UVS Bluff Master registered a 325-entry field, and only 44 players made the cut for Day 2.

The user ‘cheekychugh’ (185,942) emerged as the end of day chip leader, while Assina’ Dr House’ Kuttappan (143,220) and ‘akpkak’ (120,767) secured the subsequent top stacks.

Top 10 Chip Counts at the End of Day 1D

  1. cheekychugh – 185,942
  2. Assina ‘Dr House’ Kuttappan – 143,220
  3. akpkak – 130,767
  4. vimalram – 124,144
  5. RaiseyourEdge – 118,170
  6. Papaida – 111,600
  7. gainAgain – 103,715
  8. 111kundan – 83,516
  9. Emerick – 81,720
  10. THEPUK – 75,761

 

Hitman PLO 30K GTD – Khelo365

Buy-in – ₹550

Entries – 26

Re-entries – 18

Prize Pool – ₹30,000

Places Paid – 5

Khelo365`s ₹30K GTD Hitman PLO found a champion in ‘Ashu079,’ who won a cash prize worth ₹12,900 after besting site-regular ‘Santoshi’ (2nd for ₹6,900) in the heads-up play.

 

This report was updated at 8 PM on 24.09.2021.

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