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Daily Majors: Shashank Jain, Vivek Singh, Dhaval Mudgal & Aayush Arya Reel in Massive Scores in the Wednesday Flagships

Daily Majors: Shashank Jain, Vivek Singh, Dhaval Mudgal & Aayush Arya
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  • RUPAM THAKUR June 30, 2022
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Wednesday brought about another steady day for online MTTs. Still, it’s only going to get better as PokerBaazi’s biggest-ever Asian Poker Tour (APT) India Online Series kicks off tomorrow, with a massive 10 Crores+ in guaranteed prizes spread across 59 tournaments – 10 of them awarding APT trophies! For the upcoming players, MPL Poker’s Steal Deal Series has an action-packed lineup of events running all the way through July 5!

Talking about Wednesday`s chartbusters, the long-time cash game reg Shashank Jain topped the charts with three FT finishes and a whopping 7.78 Lakhs in total winnings. He took down Adda52’s Maverick (3.90 Lakhs), placed third in Spartan Poker’s Destiny (2.18 Lakhs), and secured a fifth-place finish in Spartan Poker’s Wednesday High Roller (1.70 Lakhs). The four-time IOPC leaderboard topper Bhanu Prakash KC finished runner-up in Maverick for 2.21 Lakhs.

The two-time Destiny winner, PokerGuru Ambassador Vivek Singh, clinched Spartan Poker’s Wednesday High Roller title for 4.88 Lakhs and chopped the title three-way with his PokerGuru Staking stablemate Ashish Munot (2nd for 4.23 Lakhs) and last night’s Wednesday Vibes champion Aayush Arya (3rd for 3.20 Lakhs)!

MPL Poker Pro Dhaval Mudgal championed the biggest guaranteed tournament of the day, Spartan Poker’s Destiny (his second time doing so), for 4.49 Lakhs, becoming the third player to book a seat in the Destiny 24.0 SnG Finale. The former Destiny winner ‘Amitji11’ collected 2.99 Lakhs in second place. The former Millionaire Series – Monday Millionaire winner, Mudgal, made another deep run in Adda52`s Maverick, netting 4.54+ Lakhs overall.

The DPT April High Roller champion Aayush Arya was another breakout winner! He made away with over 4.34 Lakhs in Wednesday earnings, most prominently shipping Spartan Poker’s Wednesday Vibes for the second time for 1.04 Lakhs. The user ‘Ronywalker’ secured a runner-up payday worth 70,061.

Online reg Vinay Rajpal won PokerBaazi’s The Pride for the first time last night for 2.52 Lakhs. The first-ever THC Main Event champion Abhimanyu Mittal placed second for 1.76 Lakhs.

The PBC#15 Game Changer champion Sonu Shejpal came out on top in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) Daily SPRINT for 1.21 Lakhs, picking up his first title in over four months. Ajhar Hashmi finished runner-up for 84,861.

Suraj Parkash, Biplob Rana (won two titles), Anilkumar Singh, Archit Saraogi, Abhishek Kushwaha, Sarvesh Sharma (won two titles), Sandeep Varma RS, Rahul Sengar, Gautam Dwivedi, Siddharth Pandey, Abhishek Sonu, Arvindhan Lakshminarayanan, Partho Datta, and Abhinav Jain won the other Wednesday marquees!

Here are the Wednesday highlights!

 

Spartan Poker

Destiny – 22 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 5,500

Entries – 154

Re-entries – 76

Rebuys – 218

Prize Pool – 22,40,000

Places Paid – 39

MPL Poker Pro Dhaval ‘ElegantlyWasted’ Mudgal seems to have found his form just before flying out to Las Vegas for the 2022 WSOP. The poker veteran took down the day`s biggest guaranteed event, Spartan Poker’s 22 Lakhs GTD Destiny, for the second time last night for 4.49 Lakhs. Along with the prize money, he became the third player to book a seat in the Destiny 24.0 SnG Finale scheduled for August 21, 9 PM. The former Destiny winner ‘Amitji11’ placed runner-up for 2.99 Lakhs.

Dhaval Mudgal
Dhaval Mudgal

 

The Millionaire Series – Monday Millionaire winner, Dhaval Mudgal, made another small cash in Adda52’s Maverick (52nd for 5,250), netting 4.54 Lakhs overall. His online stats (excluding PokerStars India): Lifetime Winnings: 4.31 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 1.14 Crores |Titles Won in 2022: #3 | Annual Winnings: 65.81 Lakhs

Young Gun Kanchan ‘Midge Maisel’ Sharma made two FT finishes last night, adding 1.46 Lakhs (overall).

Kanchan Sharma
Kanchan Sharma

 

Her Wednesday finishes include:

> 6th in Spartan Poker’s Destiny for 1,04,608

> 7th in Adda52’s Maverick for 41,250

Kanchan Sharma’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 5.69 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 2.23 Crores | Annual Winnings: ~1.50 Crores | Ranked #15 in the 2022 Leaderboard Standings (Total Cashes)

Final Table Results

  1. Dhaval ‘ElegantlyWasted’ Mudgal – 4,49,120
  2. Amitji11 – 2,98,592
  3. Shashank ‘gtoexploiter77’ Jain – 2,18,400
  4. Shashank ‘SHASHANKMURARKA’ Murarka – 1,76,288
  5. Arjanveer ‘bazzingaa’ Singh Chadha – 1,38,208
  6. Kanchan ‘Midge Maisel’ Sharma – 1,04,608
  7. Aakash45 – 76,832
  8. Arman ‘ThandaBloke’ Khan – 56,448

 

Wednesday High Roller (6-Max) – 20 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 16,500

Entries – 41

Re-entries – 40

Rebuys – 69

Prize Pool – 22,50,000

Places Paid – 15

Spartan Poker`s new weekly high rollers are a big hit among the regs, and last night`s 20 Lakhs GTD Wednesday High Roller (6-Max) dished out the most prize money across all the flagships that were running.

The two-time Destiny winner PokerGuru Ambassador Vivek ‘KasolHieghts’ Singh won the flagship title for 4.88 Lakhs after striking a three-way deal with his teammate Ashish ‘Donkey 07’ Munot (2nd for 4.23 Lakhs) and last night’s Wednesday Vibes champion Aayush ‘Eureka226’ Arya (3rd for 3.20 Lakhs).

Vivek Singh
Vivek Singh

 

The IPC Megastacks – Mystery Bounty winner Vivek Singh made another deep run in the other Spartan Poker flagship, Destiny (20th for 24,192), collectively adding 5.12 Lakhs – making him of two players banking over 5 Lakhs on Wednesday. His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 8.47 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 2.91 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #9 | Annual Winnings: 74.88 Lakhs

The 16,500 buy-in High Roller generated a 22.50 Lakhs prize pool after 150 hopefuls joined the action and paid out the top 15 places.

PokerGuru Ambassador Ankit ‘Shippament’ Wadhawan (4th for 2.10 Lakhs), yesterday`s top scorer Shashank ‘gtoexploiter77’ Jain (5th for 1.70 Lakhs), and ‘sanapalbhar’ (6th for 1.33 Lakhs) also FT-ed the Wednesday Highroller.

Manish ‘thekid’ Lakhotia (7th for 1.05 Lakhs), the multi-skilled Siddhanth ‘ChintuDedha’ Kapoor (8th for 79,875), Rising Star Ritwik ‘Fisherman1997’ Khanna (9th for 58,500), Shrey ‘Kingsb30’ Baj (10th for 47,250), Goonjan ‘gmtesting’ Mall (11th for 47,250), Young Gun Ujjwal ‘Lord Hendrix’ Narwal (12th for 43,875), Dhinesh ‘kendralust’ Kumar (13th for 43,875), MTT pro Anant ‘Prometheius’ Purohit (14th for 40,500), and the THC Main Event champion Abhimanyu ‘Asraat Manfi’ Mittal (15th for 40,500) were others who crossed the money line.

Final Table Results

  1. Vivek ‘KasolHieghts’ Singh – 4,87,512*
  2. Ashish ‘Donkey 07’ Munot – 4,22,816*
  3. Aayush ‘Eureka226’ Arya – 3,20,422*
  4. Ankit ‘Shippament’ Wadhawan – 2,10,375
  5. Shashank ‘gtoexploiter77’ Jain – 1,69,875
  6. sanapalbhar – 1,32,750

*denotes a three-way deal

 

Wednesday Vibes – 4.50 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 1,650

Entries – 174

Re-entries – 40

Rebuys – 114

Prize Pool – 4,92,000

Places Paid – 31

The third marquee event on Spartan Poker’s Wednesday schedule, the 4.50 Lakhs GTD Wednesday Vibes, drew 328 entrants, posting a guarantee-surpassing 4.92 Lakhs in the prize pool.

The event wrapped up in under seven hours. The former The Elite champion Aayush ‘Eureka226’ Arya was the last player standing and won the Wednesday Vibes title for the second time for 1.04 Lakhs. The user ‘Ronywalker’ secured a runner-up payday worth 70,061.

Aayush Arya
Aayush Arya

 

The DPT April 2022 High Roller champion Aayush Arya made quite the Wednesday run. He fired up another three ITM runs, including a third-place finish in the Wednesday High Roller for 3.20 Lakhs (via a three-way deal), collectively adding over 4.34 Lakhs.

His Wednesday finishes include:

> 3rd in Spartan Poker’s Wednesday High Roller 6-Max for 3,20,422 (3-way deal)

> 1st in Spartan Poker’s Wednesday Vibes for 1,04,058

> 19th in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) Daily SPRINT for 5,397

> 33rd in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) SPRINT for 4,445

Aayush Arya’s online stats (excluding PokerStars India): Lifetime Winnings: 2.22 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 89.84 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #12 | Annual Winnings: ~ 1.55 Crores | Ranked #12 in the 2022 Leaderboard Standings (Total Cashes)

Final Table Results

  1. Aayush ‘Eureka226’ Arya – 1,04,058
  2. Ronywalker – 70,061
  3. Jasonroyce – 49,397
  4. RecoveryChalu – 40,049
  5. Atishay ‘momstacos’ Samuel – 31,685
  6. Mohak ‘Tiltin’ Kapoor – 24,059
  7. google.uk – 17,564
  8. frostbyte28 – 12,841

 

The former The Millionaire Series – Main Event finalist Biplob ‘hellhell’ Rana had a field day on Spartan Poker. He won the titles on the site, netting 79,125 (overall).

Biplob Rana
Biplob Rana

 

His Wednesday finishes include:

> 1st in Spartan Poker’s Sundowner for 58,125

> 1st in Spartan Poker’s Epic for 21,000

Biplob Rana’s online stats (on Spartan Poker & Adda52): Lifetime Winnings: 1.27 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 22.60 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #4

The other Wednesday winners on Spartan Poker were ‘sarryu’ (Won 1.75 Lakhs GTD Night Rider – Monster Stack for 47,058), ‘nutsonlynuts’ (Won 2 Lakhs GTD Monster Stack for 47,058), Gautam ‘Himesh_reshamiya’ Dwivedi (Won 1 Lakh GTD Ultimate 6 Card PLO GTD for 31,129), ‘Last min fault’ (Won 1 Lakh GTD Chip Up for 21,150), and ‘Wandra’ (Won 50K GTD The Centurion for 7,916).

 

PokerBaazi

The Pride – ₹10 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹3,850

Entries – 176

Re-entries – 167

Prize Pool – ₹12,01,000

Places Paid – 45

Top online reg Vinay ‘vinay09’ Rajpal championed PokerBaazi’s ₹10 Lakhs GTD The Pride and won the Wednesday headliner for the first time last night for ₹2.52 Lakhs. The first-ever THC Main Event champion Abhimanyu ‘AbhimanyuMittal’ Mittal, finished runner-up for ₹1.76 Lakhs.

Vinay Rajpal
Vinay Rajpal

 

Vinay Rajpal’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹4.31 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.05 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #8

Abhimanyu Mittal pulled out an impressive mid-week run, accumulating ₹2.78 Lakhs on the back of four deep runs.

Abhimanyu Mittal
Abhimanyu Mittal

 

His Wednesday finishes include:

> 2nd in PokerBaazi’s The Pride for ₹1,76,474

> 4th in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) SPRINT for ₹48,039

> 15th in Spartan Poker’s Wednesday High Roller for ₹40,500

> 7th in Adda52’s La Luna for ₹13,000

Anant ‘Pro_Pro’ Purohit collected ₹1.54 Lakhs from two deep runs, which include:

Anant Purohit
Anant Purohit

 

> 3rd in PokerBaazi’s The Pride for ₹1,13,447

> 14th in Spartan Poker’s Wednesday High Roller for ₹40,500

Final Table Results

  1. Vinay ‘vinay09’ Rajpal – ₹2,52,105
  2. Abhimanyu ‘AbhimanyuMittal’ Mittal – ₹1,76,474
  3. Anant ‘Pro_Pro’ Purohit – ₹1,13,447
  4. thiyam – ₹84,035
  5. Kshitij ‘nodeLock11’ Dhingra – ₹63,026
  6. Saurabh ‘twister’ Rohila – ₹50,421
  7. asg9966 – ₹42,018
  8. superstarrajni – ₹33,614

 

(7-Max) SPRINT – ₹5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,650

Entries – 266

Re-entries – 212

Prize Pool – ₹7,17,000

Places Paid – 54

PokerBaazi`s ₹5 Lakhs GTD (7-Max) SPRINT locked in 478 entries, generating a ₹7.17 Lakhs prize pool. The user ‘Tasduq’ took down the event for ₹1.44 Lakhs and ‘ogamayaken’ finished runner-up for ₹1.01 Lakhs.

Tasduq’s PokerBaazi stats: Site Winnings: ₹2.20 Lakhs | Titles Won: #1 | Final Table Finishes: #5

Final Table Results

  1. Tasduq – ₹1,44,117
  2. ogamayaken – ₹1,01,025
  3. Ujjwal ‘fullfront’ Rana – ₹64,960
  4. Abhimanyu ‘AbhimanyuMittal’ Mittal – ₹48,039
  5. Ramparashar – ₹36,065
  6. Royalsagar – ₹28,895
  7. aphrodite009 – ₹24,091

 

(7-Max) Daily SPRINT – ₹5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹2,200

Entries – 143

Re-entries – 114

Prize Pool – ₹5,14,000

Places Paid – 27

The PBC#15 Game Changer champion Sonu ‘sonushejpal’ Shejpal shipped the ₹5 Lakhs GTD (7-Max) Daily SPRINT for ₹1.21 Lakhs (his first title in over four months). Ajhar ‘ajharhashmi’ Hashmi finished runner-up for ₹84,861.

Sonu Shejpal
Sonu Shejpal

 

Sonu Shejpal cashed another two PokerBaazi marquees – Hyper SPRINT (7th for ₹8,201) & (7-Max) SPRINT (46th for ₹3,298), collecting ₹1.32 Lakhs overall. His PokerBaazi stats: Site Winnings: ₹44.30 Lakhs | Site Profits: ₹24.25 Lakhs

Mohak ‘Tiltin’ Kapoor banked six figures, i.e., ₹1.06 Lakhs, from five ITM runs which include:

Mohak Kapoor
Mohak Kapoor

 

> 3rd in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) Daily SPRINT for ₹54,587

> 6th in Spartan Poker’s Wednesday Vibes for ₹24,059

> 6th Spartan Poker’s Sundowner for ₹12,899

> 25th in PokerBaazi’s The Pride for ₹8,884

> 7th in Adda52’s Nighttide DST Adda for ₹5,641

Final Table Results

  1. Sonu ‘sonushejpal’ Shejpal – ₹1,20,944
  2. Ajhar ‘ajharhashmi’ Hashmi – ₹84,861
  3. Mohak ‘Tiltin’ Kapoor – ₹54,587
  4. RJTTIW – ₹40,400
  5. Avinash ‘Borntogamble’ Anand – ₹30,326
  6. freaky426 – ₹24,261
  7. Harsh ‘harshsrt’ Sehrawat – ₹20,149

 

Anilkumar ‘jat777’ Singh (Won ₹3 Lakhs GTD Holdem BOOST for ₹59,830), Archit ‘architbl’ Saraogi (Won ₹2.50 Lakhs GTD Daily Boost for ₹59,150), Abhishek ‘rekop’ Kushwaha (Won ₹2 Lakhs GTD Hyper Sprint for ₹49,270), Rahul ‘GhatakTheGreat’ Sengar (Won ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD Daily Night SPRINT for ₹37,240), Siddharth ‘Siddonuts’ Pandey (Won ₹1 Lakh GTD For PLO Boost Monster for ₹27,630), Arvindhan ‘bblackdegen’ Lakshminarayanan (Won ₹1 Lakh GTD Evening SPRINT for ₹22,010), ‘soma07’ (Won ₹1 Lakh GTD Baazi Super Value for ₹15,350), and ‘divit2017’ (Won ₹50K GTD 5-max Daily for ₹9,010) won the other PokerBaazi marquees.

 

MPL Poker

Wednesday Bonanza – ₹4 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1800

Entries – 76

Re-entries – 102

Prize Pool – ₹4,00,000

Places Paid – 30

Suraj ‘starwar14’ Parkash (won two titles) outlasted the 178-player field in MPL Poker’s ₹4 Lakhs GTD Wednesday Bonanza to collect ₹96,000 in first-place prize money.

That`s not all, as Parkash also took down the ₹40K GTD SDS #13 MPL Shark Nights for ₹12,000, booking ₹1.08 Lakhs in total winning on the site!

Final Table Results

  1. Suraj ‘starwar14’ Parkash – ₹96,000
  2. ‘98*****865’ – ₹65,000
  3. Princess ‘suryabhaiya’ Kumari – ₹42,000
  4. Utpal ‘rani7112121’ Singh – ₹34,000
  5. Gopal ‘mamacitas’ Bajaj – ₹23,800
  6. Umesh ‘umesh425’ Singh – ₹16400
  7. Karan ‘hoopsking9217347’ Jain – ₹12,400
  8. Dhanraj ‘dhanraj14dc’ Chaudhari – ₹10,800

 

SDS Main Event – ₹10 Lakhs GTD – Flight 1B

> Flight 1B: Entries – 70 | Re-entries – 79 | Survivors – 15 | Chip Leader: P ‘quizlion988759’ Srinivas (2,05,178)

> Combined: Entries – 182| Re-entries – 195| Survivors – X | Overall Chip Leader – Rishab ‘expert3304497’ Mittal (365,577)

Nikil ‘gambler0093’ Sah (Won ₹70K GTD SDS #15 Wowsome Wednesday for ₹17,829), Sandeep ‘88*****276’ Varma R S (Won ₹80K SDS #16 Monster Stack for ₹17,600), Hema ‘muckyouall’ Kumari (Won ₹50K GTD SDS #14 MPL Brunch for ₹13,340) and Suraj ‘starwar14’ Parkash (Won ₹40K GTD SDS #13 MPL Shark Nights for ₹12,000) won the other Steal Deal Series titles on Day 4 of the series.

 

PokerStars India

Night on Stars – ₹5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹2,750

Entries – 98

Re-entries – 58

Prize Pool – ₹5,00,000

Places Paid – 20

The PokerStars India userDon903 waded past the 156-player field in the ₹5 Lakhs GTD Night on Stars to win ₹1.01 Lakhs. torque2507 placed runner-up for ₹77,611.

The ₹2,750 buy-in event recorded an overlay shortfall of ₹1.10 Lakhs and paid out 20 places.

Final Table Results

  1. Don903 – 1,00,803
  2. torque2507 – 77,611
  3. Siddharth ‘gangnam gangi’ Gangwar – 59,755
  4. Siddharth ‘siddonuts’ Pandey – 46,007
  5. Adarsh ‘Subham007’ Subham – 35,422
  6. Advait ‘ronaldinh18’ Rajguru – 27,273
  7. Harsh ‘kakori kabab’ Dembla – 20,998
  8. Atishay ‘momstacos’ Samuel – 16,167
  9. Abhishek Addysonu Sonu – 12,447

 

Sandeep ‘effuno007’ Varma RS (Won 1.50 Lakhs GTD Big Bubble Rush for 39,349), Abhishek ‘Addysonu’ Sonu (Won 1 Lakh GTD Ultrasonic for 24,345), ‘I am VR4Poker’ (Won 75K GTD Evening on Stars for 22,637), Partho ‘spidermanIndia’ Datta (Won 50K GTD Afternoon on Stars for 14,761), Abhinav ‘hustler427’ Jain (Won 50K GTD Primetime Grind for 11,948) and ‘errada1.0’ (Won 50K GTD Deepstack for 11,641) won the other PokerStars India marquees.

 

Adda52

Maverick 15 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹2,750

Entries – 270

Re-entries – 259

Prize Pool – ₹15,00,000

Places Paid – 55

This week`s Sunday Superstack runner-up finisher Shashank felter Jain did one better in Adda52`s Wednesday mainstay, the ₹15 Lakhs GTD Maverick, as he won the title for ₹3.90 Lakhs. The cash game reg overcame a 529-player field, eventually defeating the four-time IOPC leaderboard topper Bhanu Prakash ChennaiNo1 KC (2nd for ₹2.21 Lakhs) heads-up!

Shashank Jain
Shashank Jain

 

Shashank Jain was undoubtedly the MVP of the day as he FT-ed another two Wednesday flagships on Spartan Poker for a day`s best ₹7.78 Lakhs overall.

His Wednesday finishes include:

> 1st in Adda52s Maverick for ₹3,90,000

> 3rd in Spartan Pokers Destiny for ₹2,18,400

> 5th in Spartan Pokers Wednesday High Roller for ₹1,69,875

Shashank Jains online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹4.45 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.38 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #3

The 8 PM event fell ₹1.78 Lakhs short of its advertised guarantee, and the top 55 finishers benefitted from the overlay value on offer.

Final Table Results

  1. Shashank ‘felter’ Jain – 3,90,000
  2. Bhanu Prakash ‘ChennaiNo1’ KC – 2,21,250
  3. Sandeep Varma ‘effuno’ RS – 1,53,750
  4. Sandeep ‘mrjo’ Dagar – 1,12,500
  5. Harsh ‘harsh1327’ Bubna – 79,500