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Daily Majors: Sahil Mahboobani, Kunal Patni, Ritwik Khanna, Sumit Sapra & Neel Joshi Topped the Thursday Charts

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  • RUPAM THAKUR July 23, 2021
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The ₹30 Crores GTD IOPC July Edition set the stage for an action-driven Thursday, and the ₹1 Crore GTD Highroller was the day`s biggest draw. The 200-entry field played down to a six-handed final table with Mohit ‘jacktheripper’ Bhati bagging the day-end chip lead.

Sahil Mahboobani came out all guns blazing, adding over ₹8.35 Lakhs in cumulative earnings last night to become the fifth player on our tracked database to cross ₹8 Crores in recorded online winnings. His top finishes included taking down Adda52’s Godfather for the fourth time (second time this month) for ₹6.12 Lakhs and a 10th place finish in the IOPC High Roller for ₹1.95 Lakhs.

The former banker Kunal Patni was another standout winner with ₹7.52 Lakhs in cumulative earnings and hit the ₹2 Crore milestone in annual winnings.

Rising Star Ritwik Khanna took down the IOPC#72 Thursday Prime for ₹6.75 Lakhs, besting Young Gun Neel Joshi heads-up.

Seasoned MTT pro Sumit Sapra ended an over four-month-long title drought after winning The Summit for ₹4.56 Lakhs. He came within touching distance of winning a second flagship title – placing runner-up in the IOPC#74 Thursday Spotlight for ₹2.04 Lakhs.

The defending IOPC The Crown champion, PokerGuru Ambassador Laksh Pal Singh, won his third IOPC title in four days. He shipped the IOPC #74 Thursday Spotlight for a hefty ₹3.20 Lakhs, further cementing his place as the most profitable player of the year.

Young Gun Ujjwal Narwal took down PokerStars India’s Thursday Highroller for ₹2.09 Lakhs.

Gurpal Singh, Rohit Singh, Ravi Jain, Ujjwal Rana, Karan Malhotra, Monish Kumar, and Rahul Sengar won the other marquee events.

Here are the Thursday highlights!

 

Spartan Poker

The 11th edition of the IOPC has six marquee events on the schedule. Thursday saw the third of these six special events, the ₹1 Crore GTD IOPC#73 High Roller, get underway. The ₹55,000 entry buy-in tourney registered 200 entrants (116 unique, 42 re-entries, and 42 rebuys) and played down to the six-handed final table.

The IOPC#66 Wednesday Prime champion Mohit ‘jacktheripper’ Bhati (21,80,432) bagged the overnight chip lead. Still, he has stiff competition from the likes of former GPS Destiny winner Avadh ‘cateyes’ Shah (18,26,070) and the #2 ranked player on the IOPC leaderboard Young Gun Anuj ‘tittooTauji’ Yadav (14,87,582). The user ‘orhem3001’ (13,50,121), Ankit ‘Asymptote05’ Khattar (7,90,176), and four-time Destiny winner Nitin ‘Demogorgon’ Arora (3,65,619) are others who will be returning at 5 PM today eying the massive ₹23.25 Lakhs – up-top and a seat at the iconic IOPC Masters Table (to be live-streamed on August 4).

Mohit Bhati
Mohit Bhati

 

The IOPC High Roller final table will be live-streamed from 6 PM across various social media platforms, including PokerGuru`s Facebook page.

Kunal ‘NutsTodayBluffTomo’ Patni bubbled the IOPC Highroller FT in seventh place for ₹3.96 Lakhs. Armaan ‘space ace’ Kochhar (9th for ₹2.32 Lakhs), last night`s Godfather champion Sahil ‘Captain Falcon’ Mahboobani (10th for ₹1.95 Lakhs), Young Gun Arsh ‘BigggTymeR’ Grover (11th for ₹1.95 Lakhs), Rajeev ‘AthenaVolt’ Kumar (12th for ₹1.70 Lakhs), Vikranth ‘borntrouble’ Varma (14th for ₹1.55 Lakhs), Bheem ‘MaiMeel’ Singh Meena (15th for ₹1.55 Lakhs), Young Gun Devang ‘equity_hunter’ Yadav (18th for ₹1.26 Lakhs), Sriharsha ‘Sygrayem’ Doddapaneni (20th for ₹1.26 Lakhs), Young Gun Neel ‘Worm33’ Joshi (21st for ₹1.16 Lakhs), and Aditya ‘SuperuSer’ Sushant (23rd for ₹1.16 Lakhs) were among the 23 finalists who made the money line.

Poker pioneer Aditya ‘Yennefer’ Agarwal (13th for ₹1.70 Lakhs), and PokerGuru Ambassador`s Kartik ‘TheInternetKid’ Ved (16th for ₹1.40 Lakhs), Mithun ‘Zima Blue’ Mahesh (8th for ₹2.91 Lakhs), and Arjanveer ‘bazzingaa’ Singh Chadha (19th for ₹1.26 Lakhs) also made ITM finishes in the IOPC High Roller.

The other Thursday headliner, the ₹35 Lakhs GTD IOPC#72 Thursday Prime, was taken down by Rising Star Ritwik ‘Fisherman1997’ Khanna. The former The Millionaire runner-up finisher traversed the 879 entry-field to win ₹6.75 Lakhs, beating Young Gun Neel ‘Worm33’ Joshi (runner-up for ₹4.23 Lakhs) heads-up.

Ritwik Khanna
Ritwik Khanna

 

Ritwik Khanna picked up his second IOPC title last night and his 13th title victory of the year. He had won IOPC #113 in the January Edition for ₹1.49 Lakhs. His stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹2.8 Crores |Lifetime Profits: ₹72.99 Lakhs |Annual Winnings: ₹1.64 Crores |Annual Profits: ₹35.17 Lakhs

The IOPC #72 Thursday Prime runner-up finisher Neel Joshi also min-cashed the IOPC High Roller (21st for ₹1.16 Lakhs), adding ₹5.39 Lakhs overall. He sits on ₹3.85 Crores in lifetime earnings (₹1.49 Crores in net profits).

Day 1D of the ₹35 Lakhs GTD IOPC Wanderer logged in 540 entries, and 52 among them bagged stacks for Day 2. Advait ‘GTf018’ Rajguru (258,526), the former IOPC The Millionaire Main Event champion Anurag ‘TheDarkKnightReturns’ Srivastava (237,186), and Amod ‘Amod’ Kelkar (227,529) rounded out the top three stacks of the day. The ₹880 buy-in event has filled in 2,433 entries (Day 1A – 665, Day 1B – 650, Day 1C – 578, and Day 1D – 540) across four starting flights, with another four flights still to play.

Advait Rajguru
Advait Rajguru

 

PokerGuru Ambassador Laksh ‘LuckyBhai$’ Pal Singh is crushing it at the IOPC. He added another IOPC title to his tally after outlasting the 548-entry field in the ₹15 Lakhs GTD IOPC #74 Thursday Spotlight to win ₹3.20 Lakhs. The defending IOPC The Crown champion is now the third player after Abhishek Goindi and Young Gun Anuj Yadav to win a third IOPC title at the ongoing series. The best part is Singh has won all three IOPC titles in the last four days. He had won the IOPC #46 – Sunday Prime on Sunday for ₹8.55 Lakhs and the IOPC #61 – Tuesday Spotlight on Tuesday for ₹2.40 Lakhs.

Laksh Pal Singh
Laksh Pal Singh

 

Laksh Pal Singh’s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹7.51 Crores |Lifetime Profits: ₹3.69 Crores |Annual Winnings: ₹2.49 Crores| Annual Profits: ₹1.43 Crores| Ranked #2 in the Annual Leaderboard Standings | Ranked #1 in Annual Profits

Last night`s The Summit champion Sumit ‘AAddicted’ Sapra placed runner-up to Laksh Pal Singh in the IOPC #74 Thursday Spotlight for ₹2.04 Lakhs

Bhavna ‘calm1712’ Kashyap became the ninth player to book a seat in the ₹7.5 Lakhs added IOPC #136 All Rounder SNG scheduled for August 1 (9 PM). She championed the ₹10 Lakhs GTD IOPC#75 All Rounder for 2.36 Lakhs, beating Myanbemo ‘ShootingStar2507’ Ovung (2nd for ₹1.49 Lakhs) heads-up.

The runner-up finisher, Myanbemo Ovung, later took down the ₹2.1 Lakhs GTD Night Rider – DeepStack Turbo for ₹46,120. He added ₹2.04 Lakhs through the day, boosting his recorded winnings on Spartan Poker to ₹22.29 Lakhs

Murukunda ‘s@kuni_m@m@’ Ratnakar (Won IOPC#70 ₹6 Lakhs GTD for ₹1.31 Lakhs), Rohit ‘Madmoney007’ Singh (Won IOPC#71 Monster Stack ₹5.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹1.01 Lakhs), and Ravi ‘Rvjn91’ Jain (Won IOPC#69 PKO ₹4 Lakhs GTD for ₹78,221) won the other IOPC titles on Day 12 of the series.

TLB crusher Bhanu ‘spectre’ Prakash KC is still the player to catch on the ₹1 Crore GTD IOPC leaderboard with 10,302 points. He has conquered the IOPC leaderboard the last two editions, and the way he is going, he looks in good shape to complete the hattrick. However, Young Gun Anuj ‘tittooTauji’ Yadav (9,426 points), ranked #2 in the standings, has made his intentions clear to make this race a tight one. Tanmay ‘PlusEv’ Benara (8,592 points) rounds out the top three places on the standings.

Bhanu Prakash KC
Bhanu Prakash KC

 

IOPC Leaderboard Standings After Day 12

RankPlayerPoints
1Bhanu 'spectre' Prakash KC10,302
2Anuj 'tittooTauji' Yadav9,426
3Tanmay 'PlusEv' Benara8,592
4Abhijeet 'TheSupremeone' Kumar8,373
5Suraj 'MR.BEAST' N Yadav7,871
6Abhishek 'MambaMentality' Goindi7,099
7Aman 'KarmaPoker' Parakh7,084
8Neeraj 'Jannat52' Kumar6,625
9X--factor6,276
10Vikram 'MentalScience' Mishra6,104

 

PokerBaazi

PokerBaazi’s 8 PM flagship, the ₹15 Lakhs GTD The Summit, recorded 275 entries, posting a hefty ₹20.63 Lakhs prize pool (over 35% more than the advertised guarantee). Seasoned MTT pro Sumit ‘boronyx’ Sapra pipped the in-form Kunal ‘VasooliChacha’ Patni heads-up to win The Summit title for the third time for ₹4.56 Lakhs.

Sumit Sapra
Sumit Sapra

 

Sumit Sapra came excruciatingly close to shipping a second title last night in the IOPC #74 Thursday Spotlight – placing runner-up for ₹2.04 Lakhs. He added ₹6.73 Lakhs through the day, breaching the ₹7.50 Crore mark in lifetime winnings. At the same time, he crossed ₹1 Crore in annual winnings (44th player in our database).

His stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹7.51 Crores |Lifetime Profits: ₹2.64 Crores |Annual Winnings: ₹1.05 Crores |Annual Profits: ₹15.61 Lakhs

Kunal Patni was the second-biggest winner of the day. He finished ITM in four events, collecting a cumulative ₹7.52 Lakhs. The former banker is now the fourth player on our database to cross ₹2 Crores in annual winnings. His ITM finishes included:

Kunal Patni
Kunal Patni

 

> 7th in Spartan Poker’s IOPC#73 High Roller for ₹3.96 Lakhs

> 2nd in PokerBaazi’s The Summit for ₹3.20 Lakhs

> 15th in Spartan Poker’s IOPC #74 – Thursday Spotlight for ₹21,865

> 7th in Spartan Poker’s IOPC #69 for ₹14,129

Kunal Patni’s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹5.63 Crores |Lifetime Profits: ₹1.96 Crores |Annual Winnings: ₹2.04 Crores |Annual Profits: ₹62.34 Lakhs

Wednesday’s Ultrasonic champion Karan ‘karangogi’ Malhotra took down the ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD Holdem Boost DST for the second time last night for ₹47,663. He topped the 235-entry field and chopped the title heads-up with Harsh ‘harsh1327’ Bubna (runner-up for ₹46,431).

Karan Malhotra
Karan Malhotra

 

‘jackrabbit1007’ (Won for Turbo ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD ₹42,230), ‘Royalsagar’ (Won PLO Boost Monster ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹40,170), ‘ziya12’ (Won Night DST ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹40,100), and Rahul ‘GhatakTheGreat’ Sengar (Won Afternoon DST DST ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹26,480) took down the other PokerBaazi marquees.

 

PokerStars India

PokerStars India`s ₹10 Lakhs GTD Highroller registered 166 entries, collecting ₹11.62 Lakhs in the prize pool. After almost seven hours of gameplay, Young Gun Ujjwal ‘CougarHunter69’ Narwal came out on top to win the Highroller title for the second time this year for ₹2.09 Lakhs. The poker pro chopped the top prize heads-up with ‘kimi_nj’ (2nd for ₹2.06 Lakhs).

Ujjwal Narwal
Ujjwal Narwal

 

The 24-years old Narwal has won the Highroller title at least twice before. Last year on August 27, he had won the event for ₹2.94 Lakhs and then on February 18 this year for ₹2.09 Lakhs.

PokerStars India user ‘p11muditg’ outlasted the 129-entry field in the ₹3 Lakhs GTD The Classic to win ₹65,756, with Vaibhav ‘vaibsss’ Bhatia taking second place for ₹50,609.

 

Adda52

Adda52`s ₹25 Lakhs GTD Godfather brought in 465 participants, overlaying ₹1.75 Lakhs. The former SSS Super High Roller champion Sahil ‘imhighishove’ Mahboobani overcame a stacked final table to win the Godfather title for the fourth time (his second time this month) for ₹6.12 Lakhs. The annual leaderboard topper, Manish ‘newkidpoker’ Lakhotia, placed runner-up for ₹3.62 Lakhs.

Sahil Mahboobani
Sahil Mahboobani

 

The Mumbai-based Sahil Mahboobani made another three ITM finishes, including a 10th place score in the IOPC High Roller for ₹1.95 Lakhs. His collective earnings for the day came in an impressive ₹8.35 Lakhs, making him Thursday’s biggest winner. His trailblazing run last night made him the fifth player on our tracked database to cross ₹8 Crores in online winnings, and he has climbed up five places to #13 in the annual leaderboard standings.

Sahil Mahboobani`s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹8.10 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹2.98 Crores | Annual Winnings: ₹1.71 Crores | Annual Profits: ₹63.61 Lakhs | Ranked #13 in the Annual Leaderboard Standings

The featured event of the Nano Poker Series, the ₹25 Lakhs GTD Nano Main Event, played out the first of six starting flights last night. Day 1A drew 122 entries, with 21 players surviving the day’s onslaught. Ashwini ‘Acehighbad’ Panwar (233,177), ‘Tyche’ (212,627), and Parth ‘punit7690’ Aggarwal (191,901) topped the survivors.

Parth Aggarwal
Parth Aggarwal

 

The ₹5 Lakhs GTD Monster Turbo logged in 227 entries, collecting ₹5.11 Lakhs in the prize pool. Wednesday’s Maverick third-place finisher Gurpal ‘TheUndecided777’ Singh took down the title for ₹1.16 Lakhs following a heads-up deal with ‘LUCKYS0007’ (runner-up for ₹1.05 Lakhs).

Gurpal Singh
Gurpal Singh

 

Ujjwal ‘fullfront’ Rana (Won Nano Godfather ₹3.2 Lakhs GTD for ₹48,821), ‘sanjeevbhargava’ (Won Nano Thursday Adda ₹1.2 Lakhs GTD for ₹31,200), Monish ‘monish1965’ Kumar (Won Nano Siesta ₹1.35 Lakhs GTD for ₹36,788), and ‘Maalaxmitelecom058’ (Won Nano PLO ₹35K GTD for ₹9,450) won the other NPS titles on Day 8 of the series.

The other Thursday winners were:

PlayerPrize AmountEventPoker Site
p11muditg₹65,756The Classic ₹3 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
Karan 'karangogi' Malhotra₹47,6636-Max Holdem Boost DST ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
jackrabbit1007₹42,230Turbo ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Royalsagar₹40,170PLO Boost Monster ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
ziya12₹40,100Night DST ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
oldslix₹37,324Ultrasonic ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
Monish ‘monish1965’ Kumar₹36,788Nano Siesta ₹1.35 Lakhs GTDAdda52
sanjeevbhargava₹31,200Nano Thursday Adda ₹1.2 Lakhs GTDAdda52
Rahul ‘GhatakTheGreat’ Sengar₹26,480Afternoon DST DST ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
Tanu6585₹25,000Warrior Arena ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerDangal
vipdaredevil₹24,567Ultra KO 90% ₹50K GTDPokerStars India
hiesenberg07₹15,651Afternoon on Stars ₹60K GTDPokerStars India
sidharathbaid₹15,456Time Tourney 90 Minutes ₹50K GTDPokerStars India
Jonathan₹13,800Hitman PLO ₹30K GTDKhelo365
Maalaxmitelecom058₹9,450Nano PLO ₹35K GTDAdda52

 

IOPC#73 High Roller 1 Crore GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹55,000

Entries – 116

Re-entries – 42

Re-buys – 42

Prize Pool – ₹1,00,00,000

Places Paid – 23

The third of the six marquee events of the IOPC July edition, the ₹1 Crore GTD IOPC#73 High Roller, commenced at 9 PM on Thursday. The ₹55,000 entry buy-in event logged in the precise 200 entrants needed to hit its eight-figure prize pool guarantee.

The event played down to the six-handed final table, with Kunal ‘NutsTodayBluffTomo’ Patni falling out on the final table for ₹3.96 Lakhs

The six finalists returned at 5 PM today, with Mohit ‘jacktheripper’ Bhati (2,180,432) starting in the chip lead.

Avadh ‘cateyes’ Shah (1,826,070), Young Gun`s Anuj ‘tittooTauji’ Yadav (1,487,582) & Sanat ‘orhem3001’ Mehrotra, (1,350,121), Ankit ‘Asymptote05’ Khattar (790,176) and Nitin ‘Demogorgon’ Arora (365,619) are the other players in contention for the IOPC Gold Badge of Honor and a seat on the IOPC Masters Table!

The event offered payouts to the top 23 finishers. Some notables who finished ITM included Armaan ‘space ace’ Kochhar (9th for ₹2.19 Lakhs), Sahil ‘Captain Falcon’ Mahboobani (10th for ₹1.95 Lakhs), Young Gun Arsh ‘BigggTymeR’ Grover (11th for ₹1.95 Lakhs), India`s poker pioneer Aditya ‘Yennefer’ Agarwal (13th for ₹1.70 Lakhs), Bheem ‘MaiMeel’ Singh Meena (15th for ₹1.55 Lakhs), PokerGuru Ambassador Kartik ‘TheInternetKid’ Ved (16th for ₹1.40 Lakhs), Young Gun Devang ‘equity_hunter’ Yadav (18th for ₹1.26 Lakhs), PokerGuru Ambassador Arjanveer ‘bazzingaa’ Singh Chadha (19th for ₹1.26 Lakhs), Young Gun Neel ‘Worm33’ Joshi (21st for ₹1.16 Lakhs), and Aditya ‘SuperuSer’ Sushant (23rd for ₹1.16 Lakhs).

The IOPC High Roller final table will be live-streamed across multiple social media platforms, including PokerGuru’s Facebook page, from 6 PM today.

2nd in Chips Avadh Shah
2nd in Chips Avadh Shah

 

Final Table Chip Counts

  1. Mohit ‘jacktheripper’ Bhati – 2,180,432
  2. Avadh ‘cateyes’ Shah – 1,826,070
  3. Anuj ‘tittooTauji’ Yadav – 1,487,582
  4. orhem3001 – 1,350,121
  5. Ankit ‘Asymptote05’ Khattar – 790,176
  6. Nitin ‘Demogorgon’ Arora – 365,619

 

IOPC#74 Thursday Prime 35 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹4,400

Entries – 401

Re-entries – 149

Re-buys – 329

Prize Pool – ₹35,16,000

Places Paid – 79

Rising Star Ritwik ‘Fisherman1997’ Khanna towered over the field of 879 participants in Spartan Poker’s ₹35 Lakhs GTD IOPC#74 Thursday Prime to collect the lion’s share of the ₹35.16 Lakhs prize pool worth ₹6.75 Lakhs. Young Gun Neel ‘Worm33’ Joshi finished runner-up for ₹4.23 Lakhs.

This is Ritwik Khanna’s 13th title victory of the year – his first this month. He currently has ₹2.80 Crores in lifetime online earnings (₹72.99 Lakhs in net profits).

Siddharth ‘wAkAzAwAkA’ Ranshevre (3rd for ₹3.03 Lakhs), Aurkodyuti ‘ad87’ Das (4th for ₹2.36 Lakhs), Tanmay ‘PlusEv’ Benara (5th for ₹1.85 Lakhs), and Mohak ‘Tiltin’ Kapoor (8th for ₹75,242), also earned final table payouts.

Runner-up Neel Joshi
Runner-up Neel Joshi

 

Final Table Chip Counts

  1. Ritwik ‘Fisherman1997’ Khanna – ₹6,74,720
  2. Neel ‘Worm33’ Joshi – ₹4,23,326
  3. Siddharth ‘wAkAzAwAkA’ Ranshevre – ₹3,03,079
  4. Aurkodyuti ‘ad87’ Das – ₹2,36,275
  5. Tanmay ‘PlusEv’ Benara – ₹1,85,293
  6. X– factor – ₹1,45,562
  7. avi098x – ₹1,08,644
  8. Mohak ‘Tiltin’ Kapoor – ₹75,242

 

IOPC Wanderer 35 Lakhs GTD Day 1D – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹880

Entries – 286

Re-entries – 32

Rebuys – 222

Survivors – 52

Entries to the ₹35 Lakhs GTD IOPC Wanderer are still open. The ₹880 entry buy-in tourney played out the fourth of eight starting flights yesterday. Day 1D witnessed 540 entrants, and only 52 among them made the cut for Day 2.

Advait ‘GTf018’ Rajguru (258,526), Anurag ‘TheDarkKnightReturns’ Srivastava (237,186), and Amod ‘Amod’ Kelkar (227,529) bagged the top three stacks of the day.

Kapil ‘1Legend91’ Sachdeva (171,547), Young Gun’s Anuj ‘tittooTauji’ Yadav (169,227), and Devang ‘equity_hunter’ Yadav (161,490), and the 2020 India Poker Champion Rubin ‘imightwin’ Labroo (155,752) carried forward the other top stacks of the day.

Counting the 1,893 participants from the first two flights (Day 1A – 665, Day 1B – 650, Day 1C – 578), the event has filled in 2,433 entries in total and has four more starting flights to run before Day 2 on Sunday (10 PM).

2nd in Chips Anurag Srivastava
2nd in Chips Anurag Srivastava

 

Top 10 Chip Counts at the End of Day 1D

  1. Advait ‘GTf018’ Rajguru – 258,526
  2. Anurag ‘TheDarkKnightReturns’ Srivastava – 237,186
  3. Amod ‘Amod’ Kelkar – 227,529
  4. Meowmeow – 226,029
  5. nickffury8 – 213,535
  6. Pranjalraut – 102,714
  7. Kapil ‘1Legend91’ Sachdeva – 171,547
  8. Anuj ‘tittooTauji’ Yadav -169,227
  9. Devang ‘equity_hunter’ Yadav – 161,490
  10. Rubin ‘imightwin’ Labroo – 155,752

 

Godfather 25 Lakhs GTD – Adda52

Buy-in – ₹5,500

Entries – 244

Re-entries – 221

Prize Pool – ₹25,00,000

Places Paid – 49

Seasoned pro Sahil ‘imhighishove’ Mahboobani took down the ₹25 Lakhs GTD Godfather for ₹6.12 Lakhs, becoming the fifth player on our database to breach the exclusive ₹8 Crore-milestone in lifetime online winnings. The #1 ranked player of the year, Manish ‘newkidpoker’ Lakhotia placed runner-up for ₹3.62 Lakhs.

The ₹5,500 entry buy-in event logged in 465 contestants, experiencing an overlay shortfall worth ₹1.75 Lakhs. The 8 PM event culminated at 5:05 AM and paid out 49 places.

Akash ‘profishnal’ Malik (3rd for ₹2.50 Lakhs), Vaibhav ‘alienrobot’ Sharma (4th for ₹1.87 Lakhs), Abhishek ‘pomfret1989’ Goindi (5th for ₹1.25 Lakhs), Anmol ‘anmol39’ Agarwal (6th for ₹87,500), Ragesh ‘ragesh91’ Mishra (7th for ₹68,750), and Kaushik ‘cosh’ Tibrewal (8th for ₹56,250) also posted FT scores!

Runner-up Manish Lakhotia
Runner-up Manish Lakhotia

 

Final Table Results

  1. Sahil ‘imhighishove’ Mahboobani – ₹6,12,500
  2. Manish ‘newkidpoker’ Lakhotia – ₹3,62,500
  3. Akash ‘profishnal’ Malik – ₹2,50,000
  4. Vaibhav ‘alienrobot’ Sharma – ₹1,87,500
  5. Abhishek ‘pomfret1989’ Goindi – ₹1,25,000
  6. Anmol ‘anmol39’ Agarwal – ₹87,500
  7. Ragesh ‘ragesh91’ Mishra – ₹68,750
  8. Kaushik ‘cosh’ Tibrewal – ₹56,250

 

Nano Main Event 25 Lakhs GTD Day 1A – Adda52

Buy-in – ₹1,650

Entries – 85

Re-entries – 37

Survivors – 21

The first of five opening days of the ₹25 Lakhs GTD Nano Main Event registered 122 participants, and after 29 levels of play, only 21 among them advanced through to Day 2.

Ashwini ‘Acehighbad’ Panwar (233,177) bagged the day-end chip lead, with the user ‘Tyche’ (212,627) close on his heels.

Parth ‘punit7690’ Aggarwal (191,901), Pankaj ‘Pok3rking’ Nanda (173,839), Raghav ‘mrbean98’ Ananth (125,109), Haider ‘Donktown22’ Madraswala (122,392), last night`s Monster Turbo champion Gurpal ‘TheUndecided’ Singh (90,283), Kaushik ‘cosh’ Tibrewal (81,666), Vishal ‘Darky012’ Ojha (76,506), and Priya ‘priyaranjan2k12’ Ranjan Das (67,001) carried forward the other top stacks of the day.

Top 10 Chip Counts at the End of Day 1A

  1. Ashwini ‘Acehighbad’ Panwar – 233,177
  2. Tyche – 212,627
  3. Parth ‘punit7690’ Aggarwal – 191,901
  4. Pankaj ‘Pok3rking’ Nanda – 173,839
  5. Raghav ‘mrbean98’ Ananth – 125,109
  6. Haider ‘Donktown22’ Madraswala – 122,392
  7. Gurpal ‘TheUndecided’ Singh – 90,283
  8. Kaushik ‘cosh’ Tibrewal – 81,666
  9. Vishal ‘Darky012’ Ojha – 76,506
  10. Priya ‘priyaranjan2k12’ Ranjan Das – 67,001

 

The Summit ₹15 Lakhs GTD – PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹8,250

Entries – 140

Re-entries – 135

Prize Pool – ₹20,63,000

Places Paid – 36

PokerBaazi’s 8 PM marquee, the ₹15 Lakhs GTD The Summit, went on till 4:01 AM, with Sumit ‘boronyx’ Sapra coming out on top to win the title for ₹4.56 Lakhs. Adda52 Game Ambassador Kunal ‘VasooliChacha’ Patni finished runner-up for ₹3.20 Lakhs.

Sumit Sapra brok a prolonged dry spell, and he did it in style, coming close to a second title in the IOPC#74 Thursday Spotlight. Here he placed runner-up for ₹2.04 Lakhs, adding ₹6.73 Lakhs in cumulative earnings. His big comeback score got him past the ₹7.50 Crore mark in lifetime winnings and north of ₹1 Crore in annual earnings.

Talking about Kunal Patni, the banker-turned-poker-pro pulled out a fantastic run with ₹7.52 Lakhs in cumulative earnings and hit the ₹2 Crore milestone in annual winnings. His ITM finishes include:

> 7th in Spartan Poker’s IOPC#73 High Roller ₹1 Crore GD for ₹3.96 Lakhs

> 15th in Spartan Poker’s IOPC #74 Thursday Spotlight ₹15 Lakhs GTD for ₹21,865

> 7th in Spartan Poker’s IOPC 69 ₹4 Lakhs GTD for ₹14,129.

The ₹8,250 entry buy-in event registered 275 entries, accumulating ₹20.63 Lakhs in the prize pool.

Tuesday’s Sixth Sense runner-up finisher Sagar ‘sagarpupul’ Choudhury (4th for ₹1.52 Lakhs) and Young Gun Shardul ‘duuurrrr’ Parthasarathi (6th for ₹91,369) also FT-ed the event.

Final Table Results

  1. Sumit ‘boronyx’ Sapra – ₹4,55,606
  2. Kunal ‘VasooliChacha’ Patni – ₹3,19,688
  3. dilbaghsingh – ₹2,05,631
  4. Sagar ‘sagarpupul’ Choudhury – ₹1,52,213
  5. openended – ₹1,14,263
  6. Shardul ‘duuurrrr’ Parthasarathi – ₹91,369
  7. Realfc – ₹75,900

 

IOPC #74 Thursday Spotlight 15 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹3,300

Entries – 266

Re-entries – 65

Rebuys – 217

Prize Pool – ₹16,44,000

Places Paid – 47

PokerGuru Ambassador Laksh Pal ‘LuckyBhai$’ Singh bagged an incredible third title at the ongoing IOPC July Edition last night after winning the ₹15 Lakhs GTD IOPC #74 Thursday Spotlight for ₹3.20 Lakhs. Last night’s The Summit champion Sumit ‘AAddicted’ Sapra settled for a runner-up payday of ₹2.04 Lakhs.

Laksh Pal Singh had started the week with a bang after winning the IOPC #46 Sunday Prime and took down the IOPC #61 Tuesday Spotlight two days later. He made another three ITM finishes last night for ₹3.80 Lakhs in Thursday winnings.

Laksh Pal Singh’s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹7.51 Crores |Lifetime Profits: ₹3.69 Crores |Annual Winnings: ₹2.49 Crores| Annual Profits: ₹1.43 Crores| Ranked #2 in the Annual Leaderboard Standings| Ranked #1 in Annual Profits

The 9:30 PM event registered 548 entries, generating a profitable ₹16.44 Lakhs in the prize pool.

Young Gun Anmol ‘Anzzzzz’ Mehta (3rd for ₹1.53 Lakhs), Vivek ‘acchemicals’ Karwa (4th for ₹1.23 Lakhs), Sanish ‘Sanish21’ Chhabra (6th for ₹74,309), and Avadh ‘cateyes’ Shah (7th for ₹54,581) also FT-ed the event.

Final Table Results

  1. Laksh Pal ‘LuckyBhai$’ Singh – ₹3,20,416
  2. Sumit ‘AAddicted’ Sapra – ₹2,03,527
  3. Anmol ‘Anzzzzz’ Mehta – ₹1,52,563
  4. Vivek ‘acchemicals’ Karwa – ₹1,23,464
  5. Mutemath – ₹94,877
  6. Sanish ‘Sanish21’ Chhabra – ₹74,309
  7. Avadh ‘cateyes’ Shah – ₹54,581
  8. Dangalion – ₹40,114

 

IOPC#75 All Rounder ₹10 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹2,200

Entries – 294

Re-entries – 101

Rebuys – 212

Prize Pool – ₹12,14,000

Places Paid – 55

Bhavna ‘calm1712’ Kashyap conquered the ₹10 Lakhs GTD IOPC#75 All Rounder to collect a personal-best ₹2.36 Lakhs. The IOPC#46 – Sunday Prime fourth-place finisher and last night`s Night Rider – DeepStack Turbo champion, Myanbemo ‘ShootingStar2507’ Ovung, placed runner-up for ₹1.49 Lakhs.

The event logged in 607 entries, collecting a profitable ₹12.14 Lakhs prize pool.

The final table featured the likes of the IOPCBlaze of Glory champion Harshad ‘omglukbox’ Barve (3rd for ₹1.08 Lakhs), Srijan ‘TheDawnFacere’ Batra (4th for ₹87,287), poker streamer Shobhit ‘569poker’ Bhargava (5th for ₹69,077), Akshit ‘alwaysgud’ Madan (6th for ₹53,173), K ‘reddiered07’ Chakradhar Reddy (7th for ₹39,576), and Arjunn ‘Arjunn Ag’ Agrawal (8th for ₹28,650).

Final Table Results

  1. Bhavna ‘calm1712’ Kashyap – ₹2,35,516
  2. Myanbemo ‘ShootingStar2507’ Ovung – ₹1,49,322
  3. Harshad ‘omglukbox’ Barve – ₹1,07,925
  4. Srijan ‘TheDawnFacere’ Batra – ₹87,287
  5. Shobhit ‘569poker’ Bhargava – ₹69,077
  6. Akshit ‘alwaysgud’ Madan – ₹53,173
  7. K ‘reddiered07’ Chakradhar Reddy – ₹39,576
  8. Arjunn ‘Arjunn Ag’ Agrawal – ₹28,650

 

Highroller 10 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹7,700

Entries – 92

Re-entries – 74

Prize Pool – ₹11,62,000

Places Paid – 20

PokerStars India`s ₹10 Lakhs GTD Highroller logged in 166 entrants to collect ₹11.62 Lakhs in the prize pool. Starting out at 7:46 AM, it was past 2 AM by the time Young Gun Ujjwal ‘CougarHunter69’ Narwal shipped the event for ₹2.09 Lakhs. He chopped the title heads-up deal with the user ‘kimi_nj’ (runner-up for ₹2.06 Lakhs).

The 24-years old Ujjwal Narwal is an accomplished MTT player, and even though his stats are blocked from our tracking, we know that he has won this event at least twice before – once last year on August 28, and then on February 18, this year. Narwal also has two Sunday Highroller titles to his name, the latest of which he clinched early this month, on July 4. He sits on ₹1.26 Crores in recorded winnings on PokerStars and ₹52.45 Lakhs in net profits.

The star-studded FT included last week`s Adda52 Big Game champion Arun ‘realruny’ Sriram (3rd for ₹1.40 Lakhs), Shravan ‘lukBo$$13’ Chhabria (4th for ₹1.09 Lakhs), bracelet winner Abhinav ‘abhi58’ Iyer (6th for ₹64,964), Young Gun Shardul ‘merci999’ Parthasarathi (8th for ₹38,892), and former Millionaire champion Anurag ‘GutshotHaiBro’ Srivastava (9th for ₹32,658).

Final Table Results

  1. Ujjwal ‘CougarHunter69’ Narwal – ₹2,09,175*
  2. kimi_nj – ₹2,06,352*
  3. Arun ‘realruny’ Sriram – ₹1,40,248
  4. Shravan ‘lukBo$$13’ Chhabria – ₹1,08,515
  5. old_man312 – ₹83,962
  6. Abhinav ‘abhi58’ Iyer – ₹64,964
  7. tomakellytoj – ₹50,265
  8. Shardul ‘merci999’ Parthasarathi – ₹38,892
  9. Anurag ‘GutshotHaiBro’ Srivastava – ₹32,658

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

IOPC#70 6 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹1,650

Entries – 171

Re-entries – 56

Re-buys – 186

Prize Pool – ₹6,19,500

Places Paid – 31

The ₹6 Lakhs GTD IOPC#70 clocked in 413 entrants, collecting ₹6.19 Lakhs in the prize pool. Murukunda ‘s@kuni_m@m@’ Ratnakar shipped the event for ₹1.31 Lakhs, while Abhishek ‘MALIKSAAB.’ Malik placed second for ₹88,217. The current IOPC leaderboard topper, Bhanu ‘spectre’ Prakash KC, came third for ₹62,197.

The IOPC#74 Thursday Prime fifth-place finisher Tanmay ‘PlusEv’ Benara making his second FT finish of the day, placed fifth here again for ₹39,896. He is one of the frontrunners in the IOPC leaderboard race and sits at #3 in the leaderboard standings.

Rising Star Aman ‘Karmapoker’ Parakh (6th for ₹30,294) and Sanket ‘THEDONKKID’ Deshmukh (8th for ₹16,169) were the other notable final table finishers.

Final Table Chip Counts

  1. Murukunda ‘s@kuni_m@m@’ Ratnakar – ₹1,31,024
  2. Abhishek ‘MALIKSAAB.’ Malik – ₹88,217
  3. Bhanu ‘spectre’ Prakash KC – ₹62,197
  4. GulzarSahab – ₹50,427
  5. Tanmay ‘PlusEv’ Benara – ₹39,896
  6. Aman ‘Karmapoker’ Parakh – ₹30,294
  7. deceiverr – ₹22,116
  8. Sanket ‘THEDONKKID’ Deshmukh – ₹16,169

 

IOPC#71 Monster Stack 5.50 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹880

Entries – 360

Re-entries – 130

Re-buys – 303

Prize Pool – ₹6,34,400

Places Paid – 71

The ₹5.50 Lakhs GTD IOPC#71 Monster Stack saw Rohit ‘Madmoney007’ Singh walking away with the title and a ₹1.01 Lakhs payday following a three-way chop with Sankalp ‘wobbegong’ Marwah (2nd for ₹78,075) and Parth ‘ucallucry’ Budhraja (3rd for ₹75,562).

Rohit Singh cashed another two IOPC events – IOPC#72 – Thursday Prime (70th for ₹13,009) and IOPC#69 (8th for ₹12,468) – collecting ₹1.26 Lakhs in total winnings.

The IOPC#74 Thursday Prime sixth-place finisher ‘X—factor’ (5th for ₹34,194) & Shalabh ‘shalabhpoker’ Bansal (8th for ₹14,020) also FT-ed the event.

Runner-up Sankalp Marwah
Runner-up Sankalp Marwah

 

Final Table Chip Counts

  1. Rohit ‘Madmoney007’ Singh – ₹1,01,201*
  2. Sankalp ‘wobbegong’ Marwah – ₹78,075*
  3. Parth ‘ucallucry’ Budhraja – ₹75,562*
  4. sajet69 – ₹43,520
  5. X– factor – ₹34,194
  6. AshG – ₹26,708
  7. SG_Chaser – ₹20,110
  8. Shalabh ‘shalabhpoker’ Bansal – ₹14,020

*denotes a three-way deal

 

Monster Turbo 5 Lakhs GTD – Adda52

Buy-in – ₹2,500

Entries – 141

Re-entries – 86

Prize Pool – ₹5,10,750

Places Paid – 24

The former Big Slick champion Gurpal ‘TheUndecided777’ Singh was the last player standing in the ₹5 Lakhs GTD Monster Turbo. He chopped the title heads-up with the user ‘LUCKYS0007’ (2nd for ₹1.05 Lakhs) to collect ₹1.16 Lakhs, touching ₹96.62 Lakhs in lifetime online earnings.

Anish ‘TheBigBangV2’ Garg (4th for ₹44,691), Sumanth ‘sp175’ Kumar (6th for ₹21,707), and Pritam ‘pritam1301’ Amritkar (9th for ₹10,215) also FT-ed the tourney.

Final Table Results

  1. Gurpal ‘TheUndecided777’ Singh – ₹1,15,769*
  2. LUCKYS0007 – ₹1,05,130*
  3. jahaan – ₹62,567
  4. Anish ‘TheBigBangV2’ Garg – ₹44,691
  5. shivammalik1 – ₹30,645
  6. Sumanth ‘sp175’ Kumar – ₹21,707
  7. Oshuri – ₹16,599
  8. roshanA1 – ₹12,769
  9. Pritam ‘pritam1301’ Amritkar – ₹10,215

*denotes heads-up deal

 

The Classic 3 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹1,650

Entries – 80

Re-entries – 49

Prize Pool – ₹3,00,000

Places Paid – 15

The mystery player ‘p11muditg’ shipped PokerStars India’s ₹3 Lakhs GTD The Classic for ₹65,756, with Vaibhav ‘vaibsss’ Bhatia placing runner-up for ₹50,609.

The event ran from 9.30 PM to 2.09 AM with 129 runners in the fray and filled in ₹1.07 Lakhs in overlays.

Myron ‘khAAbib’ Pereira (3rd for ₹38,951), Holdem Boost DST runner-up finisher Harsh ‘harsh1327’ Bubna (5th for ₹23,072), Pranav ‘pkpok13’ Khandalkar (7th for ₹13,667), Swapnil ‘pokpom1’ Patil (8th for ₹10,519), and Pranav ‘PranV’ Agrawal (9th for ₹8,096) also FT-ed the event.

 

Holdem Boost DST ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD – PokerBaaz

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 138

Re-entries – 97

Prize Pool – ₹2,35,000

Places Paid – 27

PokerBaazi`s 9 PM staple, the ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD 6-Max Holdem BOOST, brought in 217 participants, collecting a guarantee-crushing ₹2.35 Lakhs prize pool.

Wednesday’s Ultrasonic champion Karan ‘karangogi’ Malhotra clinched the title to win ₹47,663 and bested the IOPC #47 – Sunday Spotlight winner Harsh ‘harsh1327’ Bubna (2nd for ₹46,431) heads-up

Taliwabang ‘Meverick’ Jamir (3rd for ₹24,957), Navaneesha ‘np406′ P (5th for ₹13,865), and Sreeharsha ‘yUDdam’ Boneni (6th for ₹11,092) also FT-ed the event.

 

Warrior Arena 1 Lakh GTD – PokerDangal

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Re-buy – ₹1,500

Entries – 58

Re-buys – 11

Prize Pool – ₹1,00,000

Places Paid – 11

The user ‘Tanu6585’ took down the ₹1 Lakh GTD Warrior Arena on PokerDangal for ₹25,000, with ‘Novus’ placing runner-up for ₹19,000.

 

Hitman PLO ₹30K GTD – Khelo365

Buy-in – ₹550

Entries – 21

Re-entries – 12

Prize Pool – ₹30,000

Places Paid – 4

Khelo365 user ‘Jonathan’ fired two bullets before taking down the ₹30K GTD Hitman for ₹13,800 with ‘Neerajsn99’ placing runner-up for ₹7,800

 

This report was updated at 8:30 PM on 23.7.2021.

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