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Daily Majors: Sahil Chutani, Ujjwal Narwal, Jayjit Ray, Sanat Mehrotra & Gokul Raj Headline the Wednesday Flagships

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  • RUPAM THAKUR January 21, 2021
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It was a blockbuster Wednesday on all counts, and PokerGuru Ambassadors kept the team`s scoreboard ticking, extending PokerGuru Staking`s title-winning streak to a sixth consecutive day!

Sanat Mehrotra was without a doubt the standout winner of the day and became the first player to score a hattrick in 2021 after shipping an incredible three IOPC titles on Wednesday.

So, without further ado, let’s check out the Wednesday highlights!

 

Spartan Poker

Day 7 of Spartan Poker`s iconic IOPC series played out seven tourneys. Offering the biggest prize pool guarantee of them all was the ₹50 Lakhs GTD IOPC #44 Destiny. The Wednesday signature flagship logged in 980 entries to fall 20 entries (₹1 Lakh) short of its listed guarantee. Young Gun Sahil ‘$lim$hady19’ Chutani navigated his way to the top to win a career-best ₹10.05 Lakhs after striking a heads-up deal with another former Young Gun Ujjwal ‘Paperboi’ Narwal (runner-up for ₹9.95 Lakhs). Along with the prize money, Chutani also booked himself a seat in the Destiny 18.0 SnG Finale to be held on March 21.

Sahil Chutani
Sahil Chutani

 

This is the third title for Chutani in the last four days. On Sunday, he had championed two tourneys – the ₹30 Lakhs GTD Mega Suits and the ₹17 Lakhs GTD ₹50 Lakhs GTD WINTER SERIES -02 Sunday Special SE for a cumulative ₹11.19 Lakhs. On Tuesday, he placed runner-up in the APT #22 Mini Main Event for ₹8.49 Lakhs. Last night’s seven-figure haul has boosted Chutani`s career earnings to ₹2.14 Crores.

The ₹11 Lakhs GTD IOPC #45 was taken down by PokerGuru Ambassador Gokul ‘Super Kings’ Raj. He won his fourth career IOPC title and ₹1.63 Lakhs in prize money following a four-way deal involving teammate Vivek ‘KasolHieghts’ Singh (runner-up for ₹1.60 Lakhs), Sahil ‘ImHighIshove’ Mahboobani (third for ₹1.5 Lakhs), and Pranjal ‘lilmessipranjal’ Gandhi (fourth for ₹1.43 Lakhs). Raj also placed fourth in PokerStars India’s WINTER SERIES-23 Night on Stars for ₹73,078, raking in almost ₹2.36 Lakhs through the day.

Gokul Raj
Gokul Raj

 

The breakout performance of the day came from Sanat ‘Avneed’ Mehrotra. The Mumbai-based MTT pro was simply unstoppable on Wednesday as he scored a hattrick at the IOPC January edition, becoming the first player to do so in 2021. Mehrotra starting his winning spree by taking down the ₹3 Lakhs GTD IOPC #40 for ₹61,996. He went on to bag back-to-back titles by shipping the ₹6.5 Lakhs GTD IOPC #41 for ₹1.48 Lakhs. Later in the night, he championed the IOPC #46 – Destiny – IOPC Edition for another ₹2.01 Lakhs, completing the hattrick. He cashed in another four tourneys, adding almost ₹4.34 Lakhs in earnings to his tally. The Wednesday rally has helped Mehrotra double his IOPC title tally to six, and he currently sits on an impressive ₹4.28 Crores in lifetime earnings.

Sanat Mehrotra
Sanat Mehrotra

 

Sajjan ‘KalaAngrez’ Barnwal (Won IOPC #42 Deepstack ₹5.75 Lakhs GTD for ₹1.13 Lakhs) and ‘2Lucifer2’ (anonymity requested) (Won IOPC #43 PKO ₹3.5 Lakhs GTD for ₹64,189) were the other IOPC winners of the day!

Sajjan Barnwal
Sajjan Barnwal

 

A quick look at the ₹1 Crore GTD IOPC leaderboard standings and Kunal ‘NutsTodayBluffTomo’ Patni retains his #1 position with 5,891 points. Bhanu ‘spectre’ Prakash KC (5,407 points) and Prakash ‘Robin Van Charsi’ Gupta (5,041 points) round out the top three positions.

Kunal Patni
Kunal Patni

 

IOPC Leaderboard Standings After Day 7

RankPlayerPoints
1stKunal 'NutsTodayBluffTomo' Patni5,891
2ndBhanu 'spectre' Prakas KC5,407
3rdPrakash 'Robin Van Charsi' Gupta5,041
4thAnkur 'showstopper89' Aryan5,032
5thDevvrat 'deranzzdd' Arya4,961
6thSanat 'avneed' Mehrotra4,486
7thParikshit 'zapdos1311' Dhal4,379
8thPriyank 'Piko' Kothari4,205
9thGadadhar 'Roohdaar' Behera4,084
10thSanket 'BANK$Y' Arora4,036

 

PokerStars India

It was an eventful day at PokerStars India, with seven champions emerging on Day 4 of the Winter Series. The ₹10 Lakhs GTD Winter Series-23 Night on Stars, the featured tourney of the day, logged in 328 entrants to post an overlay of ₹1.8 Lakhs. The anonymous ‘Achu0614‘ championed the event to win the lion’s share of the prize pool worth ₹1.48 Lakhs. Before taking down the title, ‘Achu0614’ agreed to a three-way deal that saw Ashit ‘Cringing’ Sharma (runner-up for ₹1.31 Lakhs) and Pratibh ‘Pratibh Saluja’ Saluja (3rd for ₹1.43 Lakhs) walking away with other top payouts.

Runner-up Ashit Sharma
Runner-up Ashit Sharma

 

The ₹5 Lakhs GTD Winter Series-25 Big Bubble Rush played out amid 207 runners, collecting ₹5.18 Lakhs in the prize pool. It was 2:44 AM on Thursday by the time Pranay ‘aankhdikhatahai’ Chawla shipped the tourney to win ₹1.17 Lakhs (₹48,798 in prize money and ₹68,437 in bounties). ‘patronpk’ placed runner-up for ₹44,912 (₹35,967 in prize money and ₹8,945 in bounties).

Pranay Chawla
Pranay Chawla

 

Chawla also placed eighth in PokerBaazi’s APT#28 Wednesday Major for ₹68,506, collecting almost ₹2 Lakhs for the day`s work.

The ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD Winter Series-26 Supersonic saw Vishal ‘KeepYourC()()I_’ Sharma racing past 107 entries to win ₹22,493. Before taking down the title, Sharma shook hands on a three-way deal that saw ‘wolfbacki45’ (runner-up for ₹27,075) – banking the lion’s share of the prize pool – and Rakesh ‘noviceanari’ Sharma placing third for ₹22,682.

Vishal Sharma
Vishal Sharma

 

The other headline winners at the Winter Series included ‘flipper595’ (Won Winter Series-27 Ultrasonic ₹1.75 Lakhs GTD for ₹40,053, ‘momstacos’ (Won Winter Series-21 Afternoon on Stars ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD for ₹38,497), Vaibhav ‘vaibsss’ Bhatia (Won Winter Series-24 Primetime Grind ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD for ₹29,414), and ‘kviscool’ (Won Winter Series-22 Deepstack ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹25,004).

Vaibhav Bhatia
Vaibhav Bhatia

 

All the ITM finishers in the Winter Series-23 Night on Stars and Winter Series-26 Supersonic collected TLB points for the “Star of the Month” – January leaderboard race. For more details and the latest leaderboard standings, visit the promotions page.

 

Adda52

Adda52’s ₹15 Lakhs GTD Maverick brought in 603 entries, overlaying ₹1.28 Lakhs. Ankit ‘imluckbox’ Omprakash Bajaj was the last player standing and collected his best-recorded finish on the site worth ₹3.75 Lakhs. Divik ‘luckysinghh’ Arora finished runner-up for 2.18 Lakhs.

Runner-up Divik Arora
Runner-up Divik Arora

 

The ₹4 Lakhs GTD La Luna registered 212 entries, falling ₹52,320 short on its listed guarantee. It took precisely five hours and twenty-one minutes of play for the 2020 leaderboard topper, Young Gun Gaurav ‘gauravarod’ Sood, to champion the tourney for ₹1.11 Lakhs. The mystery user ‘jeyjey’ finished runner-up for ₹65,000.

Gaurav Sood
Gaurav Sood

 

Sood also placed sixth in PokerStars India’s WINTER SERIES-25 Big Bubble Rush for ₹28,077. His Wednesday night rally has pushed him up one rank to #2 on the 2021 leaderboard. The dentist-turned poker pro was the first player to win the Super Achiever`s badge on Tuesday after entering the elite 7 Crore-Club” in recorded earnings and looks well on track to set a new record this year.

 

PokerBaazi

PokerBaazi’s inaugural APT Online Series India crowned four winners on Day 6 of the series on Wednesday.

The much-awaited ₹2 Crores GTD APT Main Event is now officially underway! The first of the four starting flights logged in 354 entries. After 27 levels of play, 39 players made the cut for Day 2. Leading them was Young Gun Nishant ‘nishant177’ Sharma (318,000), with PokerGuru Ambassador Kartik ‘TheInternetKid’ Ved (315,000) and Rishab ‘ryuk’ Malik (284,000) bagging the top three stacks of the day. There are three more flights to go before Day 2 on January 26.

Nishant Sharma
Nishant Sharma

 

The ₹20 Lakhs GTD APT#28 Wednesday Major was the APT trophy event of the day. The ₹5,500 entry buy-in event pulled in 529 entries to collect a guarantee crushing ₹26.45 Lakhs. PokerGuru Ambassador Jayjit ‘england’ Ray walked away with the APT trophy and a site-best ₹5.14 Lakhs after defeating Palash ‘nutshainbro’ Nandwani (runner-up for ₹3.6 Lakhs) in the heads-up play. On the final hand of the tourney, Ray’s held up against Nandwani’s to get the Kolkata-based MTT pro his first APT Online title. Ray now has over ₹2.89 Crores in lifetime earnings.

Jayjit Ray
Jayjit Ray

 

The ₹7 Lakhs GTD APT#27 Turbo wrangled in 412 hopefuls to fall ₹82,000 short of its advertised guarantee. Shubham ‘kalalund’ Bhashker navigated his way to the top to win ₹1.47 Lakhs, defeating ‘borntrouble’ (anonymity requested) heads-up. ‘borntrouble’ might have had to settle for a runner-up payout worth ₹1.03 Lakhs, still they had earlier taken down the ₹3 Lakhs GTD APT#30 (4 Max) Hyper for 68,742. They also FT-ed Spartan Poker’s IOPC #42, placing fifth for ₹31,872, and were the final table bubble in IOPC #40, placing ninth for ₹7,268. In total, the online reg raked in almost ₹2.11 Lakhs on Wednesday, pushing their lifetime tally to ₹3.89 Crores.

Shubham Bhashker
Shubham Bhashker

 

Himanshu ‘hdwivedi3’ Dwivedi championed the ₹2 Lakhs GTD APT#26 to win ₹47,990. Irshad ‘urindangerrr’ Chaudhary placed runner-up for ₹33,640. Dwivedi FT-ed two more events. He placed 4th in the Turbo ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD for ₹15,212 and sixth in the Turbo ₹20K GTD for 1,373.

Himanshu Dwivedi
Himanshu Dwivedi

 

APT Online Series India Leaderboard Standings After Day 6

RankPlayerPoints
1stVinay 'vinay09' Rajpal4,492
2ndVivekk 'Vivek25' Dube4,280
3rdPrakash 'pinnug' Gupta4,208
4thdilbaghsingh4,168
5thBhanu Prakash 'Chennaino1' KC3,893
6thAshish 'Notoriouskonvict' Nailwal3,633
7thGautam 'M8a7' Rohilla3,353
8thPuneet 'neo1' Dua3,295
9thGaurav 'gaug17' Sood3,284
10thRubin 'kornkid' Labroo3,206

 

The other Wednesday winners were:

PlayerPrize AmountEventPoker Site
Manish ‘newkidpoker’ Lakhotia₹1.19 LakhsLa Luna ₹4 Lakhs GTDAdda52
Amit ‘quark’ Kaushik₹75,710Wednesday MegaStack ₹2.5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Ero Sennin₹54,820Night Rider - Monster Stack ₹2.45 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
Aditya ‘Konstantin’ Singh₹42,230Turbo ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Amit ‘Stu Ungar 7694’ Kaushik₹32,956Ultrasonic ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
Nutbuster1992₹30,000PLO Boost Monster ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
Raksha ‘Rakshajindal’ Agarwal₹28,1506-Max Holdem BOOST DST ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
Shivam 'LALLORONA' Shukla₹21,000Wednesday PLO ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerDangal
Akash ‘fisheater0510’ Gupta₹19,940Bigstack Turbo ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerStars India
Bhishma₹17,250Pocket Jacks ₹75K GTDPocket52
SamSax13₹14,831Afternoon on Stars ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerStars India
Dinesh ‘Mahabir1993’ Tigga₹11,500Unravel ₹50K GTDPocket52
R410A₹7,200Grinder 2.0 ₹20K GTDKhelo365

 

APT#29 Main Event 2 Crores GTD Day 1A – PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹11,000

Entries – 267

Re-entries – 87

Survivors – 39

The star attraction at the inaugural APT Online Series India, the ₹2 Crores GTD APT Main Event, commenced its run last night.

The first starting flight, Day 1A, ran from 8:30 PM to 1:25 AM. Only 39 runners from a starting field of 354 entries made it through to Day 2. WSOP star Nishant ‘nishant177’ Sharma (318,000) emerged as the end-of-day chip leader, with PokerGuru Ambassador Kartik ‘TheInternetKid’ Ved (315,000) and Rishab ‘ryuk’ Malik (284,000) next in line.

The other notables featuring on the top 10 chip counts list included PokerGuru Ambassador`s Naresh ‘Emperor457’ Veeravalli (244,000), Arjanveer ‘holdbaby’ Singh Chadha (222,000), & Ashutosh ‘senojwod’ Balodhi (220,000), along with APT#24 PLO Highroller champion Karan ‘bozo’ Kapur (212,000), Guneet ‘guntz’ Kwatra (208,000), and Young Gun’s Sahil ‘bluffme19’ Chutani (194,000) and Shardul ‘duuurrrr’ Parthasarathi (180,000).

2nd in Chips Kartik Ved
2nd in Chips Kartik Ved

 

Top 10 Chip Counts at the End of Day 1A

  1. Nishant ‘nishant177’ Sharma – 318,000
  2. Kartik ‘TheInternetKid’ Ved – 315,000
  3. Rishab ‘ryuk’ Malik – 284,000
  4. Naresh ‘Emperor457’ Veeravalli – 244,000
  5. Arjanveer ‘holdbaby’ Singh Chadha – 222,000
  6. Ashutosh ‘senojwod’ Balodhi – 220,000
  7. Karan ‘bozo’ Kapur – 212,000
  8. Guneet ‘guntz’ Kwatra – 208,000
  9. Sahil ‘bluffme19’ Chutani – 194,000
  10. Shardul ‘duuurrrr’ Parthasarathi – 180,000

 

IOPC #44 Destiny 50 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹5,500

Entries – 405

Re-entries – 231

Rebuys – 344

Prize Pool – ₹50,00,000

Places Paid – 85

The biggest draw at Spartan Poker was the ₹50 Lakhs GTD IOPC #44 Destiny. The 8 PM tourney clocked in 980 entries, falling precisely ₹1 Lakh short of its posted guarantee.

Making the headlines for the third time this week, Young Gun Sahil ‘$lim$hady19’ Chutani toppled the competition to collect a hefty ₹10.05 Lakhs in prize money. He chopped the top prize with another Young Gun, Ujjwal ‘Paperboi’ Narwal, who cashed ₹9.95 Lakhs from his runner-up finish.

Primarily a cash game specialist, Chutani, is no rookie in tournaments – something very evident from his recent success. He is coming off a super Sunday, where he championed two tourneys – the ₹30 Lakhs GTD Mega Suits and the ₹17 Lakhs GTD ₹50 Lakhs GTD WINTER SERIES -02 Sunday Special SE. Just two days later, he placed runner-up in the APT #22 Mini Main Event. With the Destiny title now under his belt, Chutani has crossed ₹2.14 Crores in recorded winnings.

Dhaval ‘ElegantlyWasted’ Mudgal (4th for ₹3 Lakhs), Abhishek ‘PirateMihawk’ Jain (5th for ₹2 Lakhs), Siddarth ‘PeterPunter’ Singhvi (6th for ₹1.50 Lakhs), and Buhr ‘Riokid’ Advirkar (7th for ₹92,500) were the other notables who FT-ed the tourney.

Runner-up Ujjwal Narwal
Runner-up Ujjwal Narwal

 

Final Table Results

  1. Sahil ‘$lim$hady19’ Chutani – ₹10,05,230*
  2. Ujjwal ‘Paperboi’ Narwal – ₹9,94,770*
  3. Shiv1985 – ₹4,50,000
  4. Dhaval ‘ElegantlyWasted’ Mudgal – ₹3,00,000
  5. Abhishek ‘PirateMihawk’ Jain – ₹2,00,000
  6. Siddarth ‘PeterPunter’ Singhvi – ₹1,50,000
  7. Buhr ‘Riokid’ Advirkar – ₹92,500
  8. wormhole – ₹67,500

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

APT#28 Wednesday Major 20 Lakhs GTD PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹5,500

Entries – 258

Re-entries – 271

Prize Pool – ₹26,45,000

Places Paid – 63

The headline tourney running on PokerBaazi, the ₹20 Lakhs GTD APT#28 Wednesday Major, drew 529 entries to collect a smashing ₹26.45 Lakhs prize pool. It took over eight hours of play for the 8 PM tourney to play down to a winner.

Walking away with the bragging rights, in the end, was none other than PokerGuru Ambassador Jayjit ‘england’ Ray. The Kolkata-based MTT pro came out on top to win ₹5.14 Lakhs and his first APT trophy, with Palash ‘nutshainbro’ Nandwani placing runner-up for ₹3.6 Lakhs.

This is the third ₹5+ Lakh-score for Ray this month. On Sunday, Ray had placed fifth in the ₹1.5 Crores GTD IOPC #24 The Millionaire United for ₹6.06 Lakhs. He currently sits on over ₹2.89 Crores in recorded earnings.

The final 63 contenders earned payouts, and among the prominent players on the FT were, Surbhit ‘grovahova’ Grover (3rd for ₹2.32 Lakhs), Rubin ‘kornkid’ Labroo (4th for ₹1.71 Lakhs), Sanjay ‘Dynamo’ Taneja (5th for ₹1.29 Lakhs), Neeraj ‘neeraj2828’ Bajaj (6th for ₹1.03 Lakhs), Rishab ‘ryuk’ Malik (7th for ₹85,960), and Pranay ‘setmeup’ Chawla (8th for ₹68,510).

Runner-up Palash Nandwani
Runner-up Palash Nandwani

 

Final Table Results

  1. Jayjit ‘england’ Ray – ₹5,13,924
  2. Palash ‘nutshainbro’ Nandwani – ₹3,60,249
  3. Surbhit ‘grovahova’ Grover – ₹2,31,702
  4. Rubin ‘kornkid’ Labroo – ₹1,71,396
  5. Sanjay ‘Dynamo’ Taneja – ₹1,28,547
  6. Neeraj ‘neeraj2828’ Bajaj – ₹1,03,155
  7. Rishab ‘ryuk’ Malik – ₹85,963
  8. Pranay ‘setmeup’ Chawla – ₹68,506

 

Maverick 15 Lakhs GTD Adda52

Buy-in – ₹2,500

Entries – 309

Re-entries – 294

Prize Pool – ₹15,00,000

Places Paid – 63

The featured tourney on Adda52, the ₹15 Lakhs GTD Maverick, attracted 603 contenders, overlaying ₹1.28 Lakhs.

Ankit ‘imluckbox’ Omprakash Bajaj championed the tourney, collecting ₹3.83 Lakhs in the process. Divik ‘luckysinghh’ Arora finished runner-up for ₹2.18 Lakhs.

PokerGuru Ambassador’s Madhav ‘madzoopa’ Gupta (3rd for ₹1.49 Lakhs) and Ankit ‘d00mtr00p3r’ Wadhawan (6th for ₹52,500), along with Bharat ‘rungooserun’ Vasan (4th for ₹1.09 Lakhs), Himanshu ‘pirateking7’ Arora (7th for ₹41,250), and Neeraj ‘Pocroft’ Karn (8th for ₹30,000) FT-ed the tourney.

Final Table Results

  1. Ankit ‘imluckbox’ Omprakash Bajaj – ₹3,82,500
  2. Divik ‘luckysinghh’ Arora – ₹2,17,500
  3. Madhav ‘madzoopa’ Gupta – ₹1,49,250
  4. Bharat ‘rungooserun’ Vasan – ₹1,08,750
  5. debapriya_12345 – ₹75,000
  6. Ankit ‘d00mtr00p3r’ Wadhawan – ₹52,500
  7. Himanshu ‘pirateking7’ Arora – ₹41,250
  8. Neeraj ‘Pocroft’ Karn – ₹30,000

 

IOPC #45 11 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹1,650

Entries – 407

Re-entries – 114

Re-buys – 354

Prize Pool – ₹13,12,500

Places Paid – 71

Spartan Poker`s ₹11 Lakhs GTD IOPC#45 crushed the advertised guarantee by a whopping ₹3.12 Lakhs margin after logging in an impressive 875-strong field.

Getting PokerGuru Staking its second flagship title of the day was Gokul ‘Super Kings’ Raj. The MTT crusher collected a little over ₹1.63 Lakhs in prize money and his fourth IOPC title after striking a four-way deal with fellow teammate Vivek ‘KasolHieghts’ Singh (runner-up for ₹1.60 Lakhs), Sunday’s IOPC#24 The Millionaire United third-place finisher Sahil ‘ImHighIshove’ Mahboobani (3rd for ₹1.50 Lakhs), and Pranjal ‘lilmessipranjal’ Gandhi (4th for ₹1.43 Lakhs).

Raj also placed fourth in PokerStars India’s WINTER SERIES-23 Night on Stars, collecting ₹73,078.

Runner-up Vivek Singh
Runner-up Vivek Singh

 

Final Table Results

  1. Gokul ‘Super Kings’ Raj – ₹1,63,357*
  2. Vivek ‘KasolHieghts’ Singh – ₹1,60,034*
  3. Sahil ‘ImHighIshove’ Mahboobani – ₹1,49,630*
  4. Pranjal ‘lilmessipranjal’ Gandhi – ₹1,42,793*
  5. Pranav ‘pranav40973’ Agarwal – ₹70,744
  6. eightofspades – ₹55,256
  7. gafurpatan – ₹41,606
  8. MNM2020 – ₹29,006

*denotes a four-way deal

 

IOPC #46 Destiny – IOPC Edition 10 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹2,200

Entries – 223

Re-entries – 83

Re-buys – 180

Prize Pool – ₹10,00,000

Places Paid – 39

The third ₹10 Lakhs GTD IOPC Destiny – IOPC Edition registered 486 runners, falling a paltry 14 entries short of the benchmark.

For the third time on Wednesday, Sanat avneed’ Mehrotra found himself standing on top of an IOPC tourney, and he scored ₹2.01 Lakhs for the win, along with a seat in the IOPC Destiny SnG Finale on January 31. PokerGuru Ambassador Ashish ‘Spewushhhiiiii’ Ahuja finished runner-up for ₹1.33 Lakhs.

Wednesday turned out to be a red-letter day for Mehrotra, who hit a hattrick in the IOPC January 2021 edition. The IOPC Destiny for the third tourney he won last night after taking down the ₹3 Lakhs GTD IOPC #40 and the ₹6.5 Lakhs GTD IOPC #41 earlier in the day. Nonetheless, with four more ITM finishes, he cashed in almost ₹4.34 Lakhs, boosting his lifetime tally past ₹4.28 Crores.

PokerGuru Ambassador Ankit ‘Shippament’ Wadhawan (3rd for ₹97,500), Himanshu ‘shambolic794’ Arora (5th for ₹61,700), Siddarth ‘PeterPunter’ Singhvi (6th for ₹46,700), Buhr ‘Riokid’ Advirkar (7th for ₹34,300), and Siddharth ‘champ-ak’ Pandey (8th for ₹25,200) were others who FT-ed the tourney.

Runner-up Ashish Ahuja
Runner-up Ashish Ahuja

 

Final Table Results

  1. Sanat ‘avneed’ Mehrotra – ₹2,00,500
  2. Ashish ‘Spewushhhiiiii’ Ahuja – ₹1,33,300
  3. Ankit ‘Shippament’ Wadhawan – ₹97,500
  4. betbetfold – ₹78,700
  5. Himanshu ‘shambolic794’ Arora – ₹61,700
  6. Siddarth ‘PeterPunter’ Singhvi – ₹46,700
  7. Buhr ‘Riokid’ Advirkar – ₹34,300
  8. Siddharth ‘champ-ak’ Pandey – ₹25,200

 

Winter Series-23 Night on Stars 10 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹2,750

Entries – 188

Re-entries – 140

Prize Pool – ₹10,00,000

Places Paid – 55

The ₹10 Lakhs GTD Winter Series-23 Night on Stars gathered 328 entries, with the site having to compensate for an overlay worth ₹1.80 Lakhs.

The mystery user ‘Achu0614’ captured the title for ₹1.48 Lakhs after striking a three-way deal with two-time Endeavour champion Ashit ‘Cringing’ Sharma (runner-up for ₹1.31 Lakhs) and Pratibh ‘Pratibh Saluja’ Saluja (3rd for ₹1.43 Lakhs).

PokerGuru Ambassador & IOPC #45 winner Gokul ‘Haxton Jr’ Raj (4th for ₹73,078), Sanish ‘sneakysani’ Chhabra (5th for ₹53,566), Sandeep ‘effuno007’ Varma RS (6th for ₹39,264), bracelet winner Abhinav ‘abhi58’ Iyer (7th for ₹28,780), and Amit ‘Stu Ungar 7694’ Kaushik (8th for ₹21,096) FT-ed the tourney.

Final Table Results

  1. Achu0614 – ₹1,47,536*
  2. Ashit ‘Cringing’ Sharma – ₹1,31,175*
  3. Pratibh ‘Pratibh Saluja’ Saluja – ₹1,42,559*
  4. Gokul ‘Haxton Jr’ Raj – ₹73,078
  5. Sanish ‘sneakysani’ Chhabra – ₹53,566
  6. Sandeep ‘effuno007’ Varma RS – ₹39,264
  7. Abhinav ‘abhi58’ Iyer – ₹28,780
  8. Amit ‘Stu Ungar 7694’ Kaushik – ₹21,096
  9. uditpokerstar – ₹15,463

*denotes a three-way deal

 

APT#27 Turbo 7 Lakhs GTD 8-Max – PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹1,650

Entries – 227

Re-entries – 185

Prize Pool – ₹7,00,000

Places Paid – 45

PokerBaazi’s ₹7 Lakhs GTD APT#27 Turbo logged in 412 entries, overlaying ₹82,000. Shubham ‘kalalund’ Bhashker outlasted them all to win ₹1.47 Lakhs, with ‘borntrouble’ (anonymity requested) placing runner-up for ₹1.03 Lakhs.

This was the second APT Online title ‘borntrouble’ was eyeing yesterday. They had already shipped the ₹3 Lakhs GTD APT#30 Hyper for ₹68,742 earlier. The online reg posted deep runs in two other tourneys last night – placing fifth in Spartan Poker’s ₹5.75 Lakhs IOPC #42 DeepStack for ₹31,872 and ninth in the IOPC #40 for ₹7,268. In all, the player netted ₹2.11 Lakhs, improving their online record to ₹3.89 Crores.

Mohak ‘Tiltin’ Kapoor (3rd for ₹66,150), Sankalp ‘Wobbegong’ Marwah (4th for ₹49,000), Suffraz ‘Battleangel55’ Alam (5th for ₹36,750), Aryan ‘pagalkutta’ Singh (6th for ₹29,400), Rugal ‘Smikijoejr’ Advani (7th for ₹24,500), and Pranav ‘pranavpoker’ Khandalkar (8th for ₹19,600) also FT-ed the tourney.

Final Table Results

  1. Shubham ‘kalalund’ Bhashker – ₹1,47,000
  2. borntrouble – ₹1,03,000
  3. Mohak ‘Tiltin’ Kapoor – ₹66,150
  4. Sankalp ‘Wobbegong’ Marwah – ₹49,000
  5. Suffraz ‘Battleangel55’ Alam – ₹36,750
  6. Aryan ‘pagalkutta’ Singh – ₹29,400
  7. Rugal ‘Smikijoejr’ Advani – ₹24,500
  8. Pranav ‘pranavpoker’ Khandalkar – ₹19,600

 

IOPC #41 6.5 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹2,200

Entries – 144

Re-entries – 59

Re-buys – 130

Prize Pool – ₹6,66,000

Places Paid – 27

One of the three IOPC title`s Sanat avneed’ Mehrotra won on Wednesday was the ₹6.5 Lakhs GTD IOPC #41. He defeated Vivek ‘acchemicals’ Karwa (runner-up for ₹99,567) heads-up to win ₹1.47 Lakhs.

Kapil Kumar ‘JokaGrinder’ Vasita (3rd for ₹68,531), Lavesh ‘devbhati’ Meena (4th for ₹55,877), Anirban D ‘pokernoob’ Das (6th for ₹34,232), and Akshay ‘kidwithadream’ Limaye (8th for ₹18,049) FT-ed the tourney.

Runner-up Vivek Karwa
Runner-up Vivek Karwa

 

Final Table Results

  1. Sanat ‘avneed’ Mehrotra₹1,47,519
  2. Vivek ‘acchemicals’ Karwa – ₹99,567
  3. Kapil Kumar ‘JokaGrinder’ Vasita – ₹68,531
  4. Lavesh ‘devbhati’ Meena – ₹55,877
  5. Bankruptcy – ₹42,550
  6. Anirban D ‘pokernoob’ Das – ₹34,232
  7. Unknown – ₹24,908
  8. Akshay ‘kidwithadream’ Limaye – ₹18,049

 

IOPC #42 Deepstack 5.75 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹880

Entries – 334

Re-entries – 98

Rebuys – 299

Prize Pool – ₹5,84,800

Places Paid – 63

Outlasting a field of 731 entries, Sajjan ‘KalaAngrez’ Barnwal shipped the ₹5.75 Lakhs GTD IOPC #42 Deepstack for ₹1.13 Lakhs. Barnwal had to fend off a formidable heads-up rival in PokerGuru Ambassador Ratul ‘Atriohm’ Steves (2nd for ₹71,346).

Pratibh ‘Slippery Slope’ Saluja (3rd for ₹51,170) and Pankaj ‘Uknapdmj’ Sharma (6th for ₹24,971) FT-ed the tourney.

Runner-up Ratul Steves
Runner-up Ratul Steves

 

Final Table Results

  1. Sajjan ‘KalaAngrez’ Barnwal – ₹1,13,159
  2. Ratul ‘Atriohm’ Steves – ₹71,346
  3. Pratibh ‘Slippery Slope’ Saluja – ₹51,170
  4. Ace of hearts – ₹40,644
  5. borntrouble – ₹31,872
  6. Pankaj ‘Uknapdmj’ Sharma – ₹24,971
  7. Daakudaddy – ₹18,772
  8. Zeigler – ₹13,333

 

Winter Series-25 Big Bubble Rush 5 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹2,750

Entries – 111

Re-entries – 96

Regular Prize Pool – ₹2,58,750

Bounty Prize Pool – ₹2,58,750

Total Prize Pool – ₹5,17,500

Places Paid – 35

Former IPC High Roller champion Pranay ‘aankhdikhatahai’ Chawla outran the 207-entry field in the ₹5 Lakhs GTD Winter Series-25 Big Bubble Rush to win ₹1.17 Lakhs. The anonymous ‘patronpk’ finished runner-up for ₹44,912.

The tourney kicked off at 9:30 PM and took more than five hours to crown a champion.

Umesh ‘dhondu.chilll’ Sharma (3rd for ₹40,651), Yash ‘Yash9694’ Jain (4th for ₹24,853), and Gaurav ‘3betPanda’ Sood (6th for ₹28,077) posted FT scores.

Final Table Results (Including Bounties)

  1. Pranay ‘aankhdikhatahai’ Chawla – ₹1,17,235
  2. patronpk – ₹44,912
  3. Umesh ‘dhondu.chilll’ Sharma – ₹40,651
  4. Yash ‘Yash9694’ Jain – ₹24,853
  5. The Annihilator – ₹28,543
  6. Gaurav ‘3betPanda’ Sood – ₹28,077
  7. garima14 – ₹15,658

 

La Luna 4 Lakhs GTD Adda52

Buy-in – ₹1,800

Entries – 123

Re-entries – 89

Prize Pool – ₹4,00,000

Places Paid – 21

Adda52’s ₹4 Lakhs GTD La Luna pulled in 212 entrants, resulting in a deficit of ₹52,320.

After almost six hours of intense play, Young Gun Gaurav ‘gauravarod’ Sood championed the event for ₹1.11 Lakhs, whisking the title away from mystery user ‘jeyjey,’ who finished runner-up for ₹65,000.

After a smashing run on Tuesday night, the 2020 leaderboard topper had entered the 7 Crores Club.’ Persisting with his unstoppable form, Sood even final tabled PokerStars India’s ₹5 Lakhs GTD Winter Series-25 Big Bubble Rush – placing sixth for ₹28,077. He currently sits on a monstrous ₹7.02 Crores in recorded earnings.

Abhiroop ‘Daniel90’ Gupta (3rd for ₹49,400), Attman ‘att1992’ Pradipbhai Velani (4th for ₹36,000), Sagar ‘Fang987’ Surve (5th for ₹25,000), and Abhishek ‘abhisekchem86’ Mandal (6th for ₹17,200) FT-ed the tourney.

 

Winter Series-26 Supersonic 1.5 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 71

Re-entries – 36

Prize Pool – ₹1,50,000

Places Paid – 17

PokerStars India’s ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD Winter Series-26 Supersonic had to fill in an overlay worth ₹43,000.

Vishal ‘KeepYourC()()I_’ Sharma was the last player standing and won ₹22,493 after striking a four-way deal with ‘wolfbacki45’ (runner-up for ₹27,075), Rakesh ‘noviceanari’ Sharma (3rd for ₹22,682), and ‘RAV1619’ (4th for ₹21,133).

Pankaj ‘jmdpanku27’ Sharma (5th for ₹10,405) and Vaibhav ‘vaibsss’ Bhatia (7th for ₹5,700) FT-ed the tourney.

Wednesday PLO 1 Lakh GTD PokerDangal

Buy-in – ₹660

Entries – 77

Re-entries – 37

Prize Pool – ₹1,00,000

Places Paid – 17

PokerDangal’s ₹1 Lakh GTD Wednesday PLO registered 114 entries, falling ₹31,600 short of breaking even. The anonymous user ‘stockbroker’ shipped the event for ₹24,000. ‘billl’ finished runner-up for ₹17,000.

 

Pocket Jacks 75K GTD – Pocket52

Buy-in – ₹550

Entries – 97

Re-entries – 46

Prize Pool – ₹75,000

Places Paid – 21

Pocket52’s ₹75K GTD Pocket Jacks brought in 143 entries, overlaying ₹3,500. Topping them all was ‘bhabiji’, who netted ₹16,500 after besting ‘sunil01’ (runner-up for ₹12,000) in heads-up play.

Tanmay ‘Tanmay007’ Hazra finished 3rd for ₹9,000.

 

Unravel 50K GTD – Pocket52

Buy-in – ₹440

Entries – 75

Re-entries – 31

Prize Pool – ₹50,000

Places Paid – 15

‘devaryan’ championed the ₹50K GTD Unravel on Pocket52 for ₹11,500.

Tanmay ‘Tanmay007’ Hazra (5th for ₹4,000), and Neeraj ‘Professor’ Karn (6th for ₹3,000) FT-ed the tourney.

 

6 Feet Under PLO 25K GTD – Khelo365

Buy-in – ₹550

Entries – 22

Re-entries – 13

Prize Pool – ₹25,000

Places Paid – 4

‘amity007’ eliminated ‘Taqqdirwala166’ (runner-up for ₹6,500) in second place to win Khelo365’s ₹25K GTD 6 Feet Under PLO for ₹11,500.

 

Who R U? 15K GTD – Khelo365

Buy-in – ₹220

Entries – 26

Re-entries – 9

Rebuys – 28

Add-ons – 17

Prize Pool – ₹16,000

Places Paid – 4

Khelo365’s ₹15K GTD Who R U? collected a prize pool worth ₹16,000 from 80 entries. ‘Ashu079’ fired two bullets before taking down the tourney for ₹7,360.

 

This report was updated at 5 PM on 21.01.2021.

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