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Daily Majors: Shriram Varma, Vivek Singh, Vinay Rajpal & Atishay Samuel Headline the Monday Flagships

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  • Namita Ghosh May 3, 2022
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While not unusual, the virtual temperatures plummeted on Monday, and Spartan Poker’s Summer Celebration Series dominated the day`s proceedings!

Shriram Varma emerged as the day`s single-biggest scorer as he captured the Monday headliner on Spartan Poker, SCS #29 – High – Monday Celebration, for ₹3.01 Lakhs. Friday’s SCS #5 – High winner, PokerGuru Ambassador Vivek ‘KasolHieghts’ Singh, pocketed ₹2.03 Lakhs in second place, further cementing his position at the top of the SCS High Leaderboard. Singh also won a Silver package worth ₹1.10 Lakhs to the upcoming IPC Megastacks and pulled out another three ITM finishes.

‘joecsaju’ (anonymity requested) won Adda52`s Iron Man for a career-best ₹2.10 Lakhs, beating Pritam Amritkar (2nd for ₹1.27 Lakhs) heads-up.

After chopping two Sunday flagships the day before, Vinay Rajpal made another impressive run last night! The former Full House runner-up finisher won PokerBaazi’s The Big Show for an impressive third time for ₹2 Lakhs, and he chopped the Monday flagship title heads-up with ‘AK47_’ (2nd for 1.99 Lakhs).

Abhay Gupta shipped PokerBaazi`s IMPS Day 2 headliner, IMPS #16 (6-Max), for ₹1.42 Lakhs following a heads-up deal with Raghav Ananth (2nd for ₹1.22 Lakhs).

The three-time Sunday Special champion Atishay Samuel took down PokerStars India`s Battle Royale for the second time in three weeks for ₹96,047 (57,148 in bounties). Harsh Bubna finished runner-up for ₹57,531 (18,633 in bounties). Samuel reigned in six ITM finishes, collectively earning ₹1.42 Lakhs.

The other prominent Monday winners were Sagar Kavre, Vaibhav Arora, Mohit Dhingra, Shashank Mehrotra, Hemant Meena, Vinay Choudhry, and Shekhar Singh.

Here are the Monday highlights!

 

Spartan Poker

Day 4 of Spartan Poker’s Summer Celebration Series had eight events playing down to a winner, and the ₹13 Lakhs GTD SCS #29 – High – Monday Celebration was the day`s biggest draw.

SCS #29 – High – Monday Celebration – ₹13 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹4,400

Entries – 179

Re-entries – 52

Rebuys – 125

Prize Pool – ₹14,24,000

Places Paid – 31

The former Destiny runner-up finisher, Shriram ‘MasterBet10’ Varma, overcame the guarantee-crushing 356-entry field in Spartan Poker’s SCS #29 – High – Monday Celebration to win ₹3.01 Lakhs, picking up his third-best career finish and his best score of the year. PokerGuru Ambassador Vivek ‘KasolHieghts’ Singh finished runner-up for ₹2.03 Lakhs.

Shriram Varma`s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹34.90 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: ₹11.62 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #3

Vivek Singh, a former The Millionaire champion, posted another three ITM finishes, making away with over 2.19 Lakhs in Monday winnings. Additionally, he won an IPC Megastacks Silver package worth 1.10 Lakhs. With his tracked online winnings now at 7.96 Crores, Singh sits at the edge of the 8 Crore Club.

Shriram Varma
Shriram Varma

 

Final Table Results

  1. Shriram ‘MasterBet10’ Varma – ₹3,01,176
  2. Vivek ‘KasolHieghts’ Singh – ₹2,02,778
  3. bluechipp – ₹1,42,970
  4. Anant ‘Prometheius’ Purohit – ₹1,15,914
  5. Arsh ‘BigggTymeR’ Grover – ₹91,706
  6. Tanmay ‘PlusEv’ Benara – ₹69,634
  7. Kailen – ₹50,837
  8. Mohit ‘thejoker’ Mehta – ₹37,166

 

SCS #31 – High ₹8.50 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹2,750

Entries – 190

Re-entries – 59

Rebuys – 119

Prize Pool – ₹9,20,000

Places Paid – 31

The user ‘Cera99’ shipped Spartan Poker’s ₹8.50 Lakhs GTD SCS #31 for ₹1.93 Lakhs. ‘EDITH11’ finished runner-up for ₹1.31 Lakhs.

Final Table Results

  1. Cera99 – ₹1,93,014
  2. EDITH11 – ₹1,31,008
  3. Apexpredator26 – ₹92,368
  4. Ankur ‘showstopper89’ Aryan – ₹74,888
  5. Ankit ‘ON_MY_MAC’ Bajaj – ₹59,248
  6. talissya – ₹44,988
  7. Siddhanth ‘ChintuDedha’ Kapoor – ₹32,844
  8. Tumatauenga – ₹24,012

 

SCS Leaderboards

PokerGuru Ambassador Vivek ‘KasolHieghts’ Singh (2,098 points) has further extended his lead at the top of the SCS – High Leaderboard after his runner-up finish in the SCS #29 – High – Monday Celebration last night. Young Gun Arsh ‘BigggTymeR’ Grover (1,269 points) and Dhirendra ‘BustedFish’ Kumar (1,006 points) are the other two top-ranked players on the leaderboard.

Vivek Singh
Vivek Singh

 

The SCS Mid Leaderboard witnessed an upheaval, with Nachiketa ‘KnowsBleed’ Jha (1,447 points) taking over the #1 spot. Vaibhav ‘Vakeel.sahab’ Arora (1,327 points) has climbed up to #2, pushing Archit ‘Archit810’ Agarwal (1,195 points) down two places to the #3 position.

Winning SCS #25 – Low helped the user ‘Underground’ (2,272 points) retain their lead on top of the SCS – Low Leaderboard. ‘KICK_AXXXS (1,699 points) and ‘Born Gamer’ (1,459 points) continue to occupy the #2 and #3 positions on the leaderboard, respectively.

‘RaghSaiAyy’ (Won SCS #32 – Mid ₹3 Lakhs GTD for ₹56,878), Vaibhav Vakeel.sahabArora (Won SCS #26 – Mid ₹2.75 Lakhs GTD for ₹53,695), ‘nerfhitler’ (Won SCS #28 – Mid – PKO ₹2 Lakhs GTD for ₹44,365), ‘Underground’ (Won SCS #25 – Low – ₹80K GTD for ₹24,664), ‘akkiyo1’ (Won SCS #30 – Low – Centurion ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹20,453), ‘Prateek318’ (Won SCS #27 – Low – ₹40K GTD for ₹7,731), and ‘Guru_Dron’ (Won Striker ₹18K GTD for ₹4,944) won the other SCS titles on Monday.

 

PokerBaazi

The Big Show – 10 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 3,300

Entries – 196

Re-entries – 177

Prize Pool – 11,19,000

Places Paid – 45

Vinay Rajpal couldn`t have hoped for a better start to the week! After chopping two Sunday flagships the day before, the MTT beast made another top finish last night, winning PokerBaazi`s 10 Lakhs GTD The Big Show for the third time for 2 Lakhs. Here again, he struck a heads-up deal, with ‘AK47_’ making away with an almost equal 1.99 Lakhs in second place.

Vinay Rajpal picked up another small score in Spartan Poker’s SCS #29 – High – Monday Celebration (25th for 11,162), making away with a collective 2.12 Lakhs. His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 3.89 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 1.05 Crores | Annual Winnings: 74.04 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #6

Mohit ‘thejoker’ Mehta ITM-ed three Monday tournaments, pocketing 1.25 Lakhs. His ITM finishes include:

Mohit Mehta
Mohit Mehta

 

> 4th in PokerBaazi’s The Big Show for 78,330

> 8th in Spartan Poker’s SCS #29 – High – Monday Celebration for 37,166

> 13th in Adda52’s Iron Man for 9,220

Mohit Mehta’s online stats (excluding PokerStars India): Lifetime Winnings: 3.56 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 98.05 Lakhs

Vinay Rajpal
Vinay Rajpal

 

Final Table Results

  1. Vinay ‘vinay09’ Rajpal – 2,00,495*
  2. Shubham ‘AK47_’ Madhesia – 1,98,988*
  3. Priyanka ‘pokerdoggo’ Choudhary – 1,05,746
  4. Mohit ‘thejoker’ Mehta – 78,330
  5. Karan ‘mslpmfrt’ Kapur – 58,748
  6. Ashutosh ‘trailblazera’ Kumar – 46,998
  7. Anand ‘Losserscc’ S – 39,165
  8. Rahul ‘slowroller’ Melwani – 31,332

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

IMPS#16 6-Max – 6 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 880

Entries – 524

Re-entries – 617

Prize Pool – 9,12,800

Places Paid – 126

Abhay ‘porcupine3’ Gupta championed the IMPS Day 2 headliner, 6 Lakhs GTD IMPS#16 6-Max, for a site-best 1.42 Lakhs after striking a heads-up deal with Raghav ‘scambrahm’ Ananth (2nd for 1.22 Lakhs).

Abhay Gupta also cashed The Big Show (11th for 17,121), earning 1.59 Lakhs (overall). His PokerBaazi stats: Site Winnings: 4.32 Lakhs| Site Profits: 47,316

Laxmi ‘thedude7’ Narayan Meena had a field day in the IMPS – he cashed five events for a collective 1.07 Lakhs. His Monday finishes include:

Laxmi Narayan Meena
Laxmi Narayan Meena

 

> 3rd in IMPS#16 for 70,559

> 3rd in IMPS#15 Daily for 28,971

> 15th in IMPS#13 for 5,975

> 14th in IMPS#10 PLO-6 for 1,286

> 46th in IMPS#12 for 448

Laxmi Narayan Meena’s online stats (PokerBaazi & Adda52): Lifetime Winnings: 13.04 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: 3.18 Lakhs

The 880 buy-in MTT was the biggest guaranteed event on Day 2 of the IMPS, and collected a guarantee-crushing 9.13 Lakhs in prize money on the back of 1,141 registrations.

Raghav Ananth
Raghav Ananth

 

Final Table Results

  1. Abhay ‘porcupine3’ Gupta – 1,42,018*
  2. Raghav ‘scambrahm’ Ananth – 1,22,055*
  3. Laxmi ‘thedude7’ Narayan Meena – 70,559
  4. Manoj ‘cutymannu’ Sharma – 52,121
  5. Sylvester ‘Bonty7510’ Shivraj Vankar – 38,885
  6. Arun ‘arumanu1’ Kumar – 31,492

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

IMPS#14 VALUE BLAST – Qualifier 2 10 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 110

Entries – 726

Re-Entries – 482

Survivors – 155

Qualifier 2 of the 10 Lakhs GTD IMPS#14 VALUE BLAST brought in 1,208 entrants, expanding the field size to 2,205 entries after the first two starting flights.

After three hours of play, 155 players bagged a stack for the Finale. ‘Deepak201199’ (439,000), ‘masterskumar1’ (397,000), and ‘anandkarunan’ (332,000) topped the day-end chip counts.

Qualifier 3 is scheduled to start at 8 PM tonight.

Top 10 Chip Counts at the End of Qualifier 2

  1. Deepak201199 – 439,000
  2. masterskumar1 – 397,000
  3. anandkarunan – 332,000
  4. pritish1892 – 327,000
  5. lnukshi – 283,000
  6. souvik66 – 279,000
  7. sbharti01 – 272,000
  8. Jasmeet ‘jazzyrihan’ Rihan – 269,000
  9. ch4ang – 268,000
  10. shlok0603 – 263,000

 

‘pg83’ (Won IMPS#13 4 Lakhs GTD for 90,686), ‘sagarkavre3’ (Won IMPS#15 DAILY 3 Lakhs GTD for 63,706), ‘MeenakshiSundareshwar’ (Won IMPS#9 80K GTD for 19,897), ‘nehraanil49’ (Won IMPS#10 PLO-6 60K GTD 18,110), and ‘Ansh6007’ (Won IMPS#12 5-Max Turbo 70K GTD for 14,957) won the other IMPS titles on Monday.

‘Vivek769’ (Won Daily Night SPRINT 1.50 Lakhs GTD for 56,567), Mohit ‘bhaiyamohit’ Dhingra (Won Afternoon Boost 3 Lakhs GTD for 49,000), Shashank ‘shashank171992’ Mehrotra (Won SPRINT 1 AM 1 Lakh GTD for 36,708), Hemant ‘hkm2828’ Meena (Won SPRINT 1 PM 1 Lakh GTD for 32,924), and ‘babita’ (Won PLO Daily 40K GTD for 13,257) took down the other PokerBaazi marquees.

 

PokerStars India

Battle Royale (8-Max) – 4 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 2,750

Entries – 100

Re-entries – 76

Total Prize Pool – 4,40,000

Regular Prize Pool – 2,20,000

Bounty Prize Pool – 2,20,000

Places Paid – 20

The three-time Sunday Special champion Atishay ‘momstacos’ Samuel clinched the Battle Royale title for the second time in three weeks, banking 96,047 (57,148 in bounties). Harsh ‘harsh1327’ Bubna came second for 57,531 (18,633 in bounties).

Atishay Samuel made away with 1.42 Lakhs in Monday winnings on the back of six deep runs that include:

> 1st in PokerStars India’s Battle Royale [8-Max] for 96,047

> 18th in Spartan Poker’s SCS #29 – High – Monday Celebration for 16,803

> 11th in Adda52’s Iron Man for 12,573

> 14th in PokerBaazi’s IMPS#16 6-Max for 9,311

> 9th in Spartan Poker’s SCS #26 – Mid for 6,160

> 80th in PokerBaazi’s IMPS#13 for 1,358

Atishay Samuel’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 1.96 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 61 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #10 | Annual Winnings: 58.76 Lakhs

Harsh Bubna lapped up 69,209 (cumulatively) through three ITM runs that include:

> 2nd in PokerStars India’s Battle Royale [8-Max] for 57,531

> 26th in Spartan Poker’s SCS #31 – High for 9,016

> 42nd in PokerBaazi’s IMPS#13 for 2,662

Atishay Samuel
Atishay Samuel

 

Final Table Results (Includes Bounties)

  1. Atishay ‘momstacos’ Samuel – 96,047
  2. Harsh ‘harsh1327’ Bubna – 57,531
  3. Ram ‘TheLagLawyer’ Kakkar – 42,173
  4. Samay ‘LIM!TLE$$’ Singh Modi – 27,462
  5. Armaan ‘armaan007111’ Kochhar – 21,636
  6. Aditya ‘ukid767’ Singh – 22,218
  7. Amar ‘PsykoEko’ Iyer – 11,560
  8. Tony4004 – 14,173
  9. Amit ‘Stu Ungar 7694’ Kaushik – 10,199

 

Deepstack – 1.50 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 1,375

Entries – 69

Re-entries – 37

Total Prize Pool – 1,50,000

Regular Prize Pool – 83,750

Bounty Prize Pool – 66,250

Places Paid – 13

PokerStars India`s 1.50 Lakhs GTD Deepstack brought in 106 hopefuls, overlaying 17,500. The user ‘Monkey D. Wolfy’ won the title for the second time in less than a month, netting 33,820 in prize money (14,521 in bounties). They had previously won this event on April 14.

‘Raag-bhav’ finished runner-up for 20,286 (5,464 in bounties).

Final Table Results (Includes Bounties)

  1. Monkey D. Wolfy – 33,820
  2. Raag-bhav – 20,286
  3. Kush0078 – 17,629
  4. Areax97 – 9,602
  5. nmishra8 – 8,541
  6. Sreeharsha ‘DonkeyCommitted’ Boneni – 9,288
  7. Ishita ‘Warriori08’ Arora – 4,742
  8. Manish ‘manish jangid’ Jangid – 6,128
  9. s_314243 – 4,368

 

‘sarvesh tawde’ (Won Ultrasonic 1 Lakh GTD for 27,562), ‘Johnimsong’ (Deepstack 50K GTD for 12,724), Shekhar ‘shekhar_singh’ Singh (Won Afternoon on Stars 50K GTD for 12,707), and ‘LEGEND2668’ (Won Primetime Grind 50K GTD for 11,948) won the other Monday marquees on PokerStars India.

 

Adda52

Iron Man – 8 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 2,200

Entries – 184

Re-entries – 197

Prize Pool – 8,38,198

Places Paid – 38

The user ‘joecsaju’ (anonymity requested) came out on top of the 381-entry field in Adda52’s Monday showstopper, 8 Lakhs GTD Iron Man, to collect a career-best 2.10 Lakhs. Pritam ‘Coolprits’ Amritkar converted a 240 buy-in satellite buy-in into a runner-up payday worth 1.27 Lakhs.

‘joecsaju’s Adda52 stats: Site Winnings: 3.65 Lakhs | Site Profits: 88,178

Pritam Amritkar
Pritam Amritkar

 

Final Table Results

  1. joecsaju – 2,09,550
  2. Pritam ‘Coolprits’ Amritkar – 1,26,987
  3. varun4192 – 92,202
  4. Ratul ‘riverking021’ Steves – 67,056
  5. Sathriyan88 – 45,263
  6. Pulkit12 – 31,433

 

Voyager – ₹3 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 168

Re-entries – 163

Prize Pool – ₹3,31,004

Places Paid – 34

The user ‘ganu12’ made it past 330 opponents in Adda52’s ₹3 Lakhs GTD Voyager to claim the lion’s share of the ₹3.31 Lakhs prize pool worth ₹82,750. ‘Badsoldier11’ came second for ₹50,147.

‘ganu12’s Adda52 stats: Site Winnings: ₹17.75 Lakhs | Title Wins: #11 | Final Table Finishes: #80

Final Table Results

  1. ganu12 – ₹82,750
  2. Badsoldier11 – ₹50,147
  3. Vivek ‘lildice666’ Anand Baskey – ₹36,410
  4. mishrasudeep0108 – ₹27,639
  5. fzzfzz – ₹19,033
  6. Sudarshan ‘Sudmore’ More – ₹12,413
  7. Vishal ‘vishalmaharaj’ Maharaj – ₹9,930
  8. Armaan ‘tandavam’ Kochhar – ₹8,275

 

Bujo’ (Won Freeze Out Adda ₹40K GTD for ₹14,266), ‘sandeeproy’ (Won Sundown Adda ₹50K GTD for ₹12,774), ‘Machine541’ (Won Bounty Adda ₹60K GTD for ₹12,086), and ‘Sophiacooper07’ (Won Evening Adda ₹50K GTD for ₹9,944) won the other Adda52 marquees.

 

MPL Poker

MPL Poker user ‘Stoner’ won the ₹2 Lakhs GTD Monday Madness for ₹48,000.

 

Keep following PokerGuru for daily updates on the biggest winners across the major domestic networks!

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