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The weekend is just around the corner, and if last night was any indication, it’s going to be an electrifying weekend to look forward to. Friday saw all the marquees pull in guarantee-smashing fields, with some of the most recognizable names in the business dominating the events. Here is a quick recap.
Friday’s are always action-packed on Spartan Poker, and last night was no different. Headlining the barrage of thrilling tourneys was The Elite ₹30 Lakhs GTD that drew in 437 entries (194 unique, 95 re-entries, and 148 re-buys). Sporting one of the highest buy-ins of the night worth ₹11,000 (includes ₹1,000 fee), the event successfully smashed its advertised guarantee, posting a massive ₹43.70 Lakhs prize pool. PokerGuru Ambassador Ashish ‘Donkey 07’ Munot championed over the field and claimed the title and top prize of ₹6.88 Lakhs, following a three-way chop with Nishant ‘FunkyouFTW1’ Sharma (runner-up for ₹6.09 Lakhs) and Aditya Wadhwani (3rd for ₹5.62 Lakhs). With this win, Munot’s lifetime recorded online winnings have reached ₹2.41 Crores.
The appropriately named Friday extravaganza on Spartan Poker, TGIF ₹10 Lakhs GTD, witnessed a gathering of 952 entrants that included 423 unique entries, 157 re-entries, and 372 re-buys), resulting in a prize pool collection of 14.28 Lakhs. Veteran pro Raghav ‘thatssosick’ Bansal, who is placed 12th on our weekly profit’s leaderboard with ₹7.37 Lakhs in weekly cashes, added yet another hefty sum of ₹2.73 Lakhs to his bankroll after he took down the TGIF yesterday.
The other marquee event on offer yesterday was Spartan Poker’s Knockout ₹6 Lakhs GTD. Attracting 258 entries, the event posted a prize pool of ₹6.45 Lakhs. Manish ‘thekid’ Lakhotia outlasted Vaibhav ‘Nikka Zaildar’ Sharma in the heads-up finale after agreeing to a deal, taking home ₹1.56 Lakhs in first-place prize money. Sharma bagged ₹1.05 Lakhs for placing second.
Adda52’s Full House ₹1Crores GTD began proceedings last night with Day 1A drawing a field of 335 entries (202 unique and 202 re-entries). After several hours of action, only 41 could make it through to Day 2. Leading the pack is Rahul ‘lucky_bastered’ Mech with a stack of 470,251. Mech is a good distance ahead of the next big stack Deepak ‘bothras’ Bothra (374,405), while Rohan ‘rohan142’ Soman (317,940) rounds out the top three stacks. Soman had a fantastic run on PokerStars India as well, as he championed the site`s Thursday flagship Uppercut tourney.
The biggest draw on the site, The Ballers ₹25 Lakhs GTD, saw 410 entries (196 unique and 214 re-entries) signed up, making for a ₹28.08 Lakhs prize pool. Shardul ‘Vamos96’ Parthasarathi won the event for ₹6.96 Lakhs after defeating ‘villan1122’ (runner-up for ₹4.21 Lakhs) heads-up.
The Ridge ₹10 Lakhs GTD on PokerBaazi pulled in 342 participants (188 unique and 154 re-entries), leading to a prize pool collection of ₹10.26 Lakhs. An upcoming player, Animesh ‘animeshth20’ Thakur juggernaut to the top of the field and bested MTT crusher Srihari ‘bangbang999’ Bang (runner-up for ₹1.50 Lakhs) heads-up, banking a top prize of ₹2.15 Lakhs. Thakur presently has ₹14.68 Lakhs in recorded online winnings to his name.
Rohan ‘RSmincer’ Soman took down the Uppercut [6-Max] MAGIC Edition ₹10 Lakhs GTD on PokerStars India for ₹2.25 Lakhs. The tournament registered 308 entries (173 unique and 135 re-entries), garnering a prize pool amounting to ₹12.32 Lakhs. Shrey ‘pandeyshrey33’ Pandey came in second for ₹1.26 Lakhs.
PokerStars India’s Friday Euphoria ₹5 Lakhs GTD just about managed to surpass its offered guarantee after securing 203 entries (126 unique 77 re-entries), posting ₹5.07 Lakhs in the prize pool. PokerGuru Ambassadors Mithun ‘ThePokeRajaIN’ Mahesh and Vivek ‘Mystic Peaks’ Singh battled for the top honors, and in the end, it was Mahesh who walked away with the top prize of ₹85,810, following a heads-up deal with Singh who received ₹80,443 in second-place prize money.
NOTE: The cyclone Amphan has disrupted our normal operations due to which we will be unable to publish the detailed Daily Majors report today.