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Tuesday witnessed a significant uptick in action over the Monday, with PokerStars India’s ₹1.60 Crores GTD Winter Series getting off to an eventful start.
The former The Millionaire champion PokerGuru Ambassador Vishal Bajaj topped the Tuesday charts after winning PokerBaazi’s The Endeavour for the second time for ₹3.79 Lakhs. Four players from PokerGuru Staking FT-ed the event, with Bajaj`s stablemate Ankit Wadhawan placing runner-up for ₹2.66 Lakhs.
The last month’s Patni Millionaire winner Harsh Bubna came out on top in Spartan Poker’s Mega Stack (Millionaire Bubble) to collect a site-best ₹3.53 Lakhs defeating Armaan Kochhar (2nd for ₹2.24 Lakhs) heads-up.
Sunday’s Adda52 Millions third-place finisher Sahil Mahboobani shipped Adda52‘s The Mint for ₹3.52 Lakhs. He chopped the title heads-up with ‘naoroibam’ (2nd for ₹3.46 Lakhs).
The mystery reg ‘ReDumBell’ took down PokerStars India’s Winter Series#04 Bounty Builder HR for ₹2.88 Lakhs. The EndBoss 2020 runner-up finisher Neel Joshi came second for ₹1.57 Lakhs.
Ashit Sharma, Kritagya Sharma, Jaikishan Jangid, Piyush Nanda, Vikas Yadav, Priyank Shah, Prabhudas Sajeev, Shivkesh Meena, and Sanchit Anand were the other prominent winners of the day.
Here are the Tuesday highlights!
Spartan Poker’s Tuesday MTT roster was headlined by the ₹16 Lakhs GTD Mega Stack (Millionaire Bubble). The 8 PM flagship had 607 hopefuls ponying up ₹3,300 to join the action, and the top 55 places got a share from the ₹18.21 Lakhs prize pool. The last month’s Patni Millionaire champion Harsh ‘Chiraunjilal Khosla’ Bubna walked away with the title and a personal-best (on Spartan Poker) ₹3.53 Lakhs after defeating PokerStars India`s “Star of the Month” – February 2021 Armaan ‘space ace’ Kochhar (2nd for ₹2.24 Lakhs) heads-up.
Harsh Bubna cashed another six events, cumulatively earning ₹3.84 Lakhs. His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹2.21 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹36.32 Lakhs
Saroj ‘Pepperchino’ Mehta money-bubbled Mega Stack in 56th place to win a free ticket to Day 1A of the upcoming The Millionaire.
Himanshu ‘shambolic794’ Arora crossed the money line in three events, adding ₹1.64 Lakhs collectively.
His ITM finishes include:
> 4th in Spartan Poker’s Mega Stack for ₹1,30,930
> 2nd in Spartan Poker’s Ultimate 4 Card PLO for ₹19,338
> 20th in Adda52’s The Mint for ₹13,781
Himanshu Arora’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹2.39 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹55.02 Lakhs
The ₹5.50 Lakhs GTD The Race ran from 9.30 PM to 4.38 AM with 450 runners in the fray. The ₹6.75 Lakhs prize pool was distributed among the top 39 places. The user ‘eros999’ was the last player standing and won a site-best ₹1.14 Lakhs following a heads-up deal with the former Mega Suits winner Mohit ‘thejoker’ Mehta (2nd for ₹1.11 Lakhs).
‘eros999’s Spartan Poker stats: Site Winnings: ₹2.19 Lakhs | Site Profits: ₹1.61 Lakhs
Monday’s The Big Show winner Ashit ‘D. Carwin1’ Sharma had a terrific run for the second consecutive day. He crossed the money line in six events, rounding up ₹1.36 Lakhs in total winnings.
His ITM finishes include:
> 1st in PokerBaazi’s Holdem BOOST for ₹58,281
> 7th in Spartan Poker’s The Race for ₹23,153
> 20th in Spartan Poker’s Mega Stack for ₹18,028
> 9th in PokerBaazi’s SPRINT 6-Max for ₹12,155
> 31st in Adda52’s The Mint for ₹11,944
> 35th in PokerBaazi’s The Endeavour for ₹11,632
Ashit Sharma’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹3.08 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹71.02 Lakhs
‘iamraman’ (Monster Stack ₹2.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹59,558), ‘hutu001’ (Won Night Rider Deepstack ₹1.75 Lakhs GTD for ₹40,688), ‘Dancing Rose’ (Won Epic ₹80K GTD for ₹21,000), and ‘tyagii’ (Won The Centurion ₹50K GTD for ₹10,698) won the other Spartan Poker marquees!
The rush of players shows no signs of abating at PokerBaazi that logged in a smashing 573-entry field in the ₹12 Lakhs GTD The Endeavour, generating a prize pool of ₹20.05 Lakhs (over 67% more than its advertised guarantee). The event had four PokerGuru Ambassadors on the FT, and two of them, namely, Vishal ‘Vishzz’ Bajaj and Ankit ‘d00mtr00p3r’ Wadhawan locked horns for the title. In the end, the former The Millionaire champion, Vishal Bajaj, championed the event – winning his second The Endeavour title and ₹3.79 Lakhs in prize money. Wadhawan settled for a runner-up payout worth ₹2.66 Lakhs.
Vishal Bajaj had previously won The Endeavour in July last year for ₹2.83 Lakhs. His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹5.09 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹2.09 Crores
The ₹4 Lakhs GTD (6-Max) SPRINT registered 275 entries, posting a ₹5.5 Lakhs prize pool. After nearly five hours of play, Jaikishan ‘royalking7424’ Jangid shipped the event for ₹97,270 following a three-way deal with Areyann ‘kreishhAA’ Gurbaxani (2nd for ₹90,905) and Kunal ‘callmeifyoucan’ Yadav (3rd for ₹73,406).
Jaikishan Jangid’s PokerBaazi stats: Site Winnings: ₹39.87 Lakhs | Site Profits: ₹18.59 Lakhs
Vikas ‘nohomejerome’ Yadav (Won Daily Night SPRINT ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹77,510), Ashit ‘nexus010’ Sharma (Won Holdem BOOST ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹58,280), ‘ashwani112’ (Won Daily Afternoon SPRINT ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹37,870), ‘Sidaaak’ (Won SPRINT ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹37,760), ‘khaishebaatrevenge’ (Won Evening SPRINT ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹35,170), ‘rishstar’ (Won PLO5 BOOST ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹31,200), and Prabhudas ‘manumkg7’ Sajeev (Won 5-max Daily ₹50K GTD for ₹12,830) shipped the other PokerBaazi marquees.
Tuesday marked the start of the ₹1.60 Crores GTD Winter Series on PokerStars India, with eight events playing down to a winner!
The day`s top draw, ₹12 Lakhs GTD Winter Series#04 Bounty Builder HR, pulled in a reg-laden field of 214 contenders, crushing the advertised guarantee by ₹2.98 Lakhs. The mystery reg ‘ReDumBell’ came out on top to collect the ₹2.88 Lakhs winners’ paycheque (includes ₹1.58 Lakhs in bounties). The EndBoss 2020 runner-up Neel ‘Worm236’ Joshi finished runner-up for ₹1.57 Lakhs (includes ₹27,398 in bounties).
Neel Joshi’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹4.34 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.64 Crores
Kritagya ‘kritagya’ Sharma went on a rampage last night and cashed seven events for over ₹1.31 Lakhs!
His ITM finishes include:
> 4th in PokerStars India’s Winter Series#04 Bounty Builder HR for ₹73,511
> 1st in PokerStars India’s Winter Series#08 Ultrasonic for ₹41,886
> 62nd in PokerBaazi’s The Endeavour for ₹7,220
> 22nd PokerStars India’s Winter Series#01 Warm-Up for ₹2,621
> 31st in PokerStars India’s Winter Series#06 Uppercut Mini for ₹2,344
> 28th in PokerBaazi’s Holdem Boost for ₹2,081
> 12th in PokerStars India’s Winter Series#05 Primetime Grind for 1,696
The ₹5 Lakhs GTD Winter Series#06 Uppercut Mini had 229 entrants signing up for ₹2,750, registering a ₹5.72 Lakhs prize pool. The former INCOOP Main Event winner Piyush ‘noname3006’ Nanda championed the event for ₹93,898 (includes ₹44,902 in bounties), while PokerGuru Ambassador Arjanveer ‘ballistik310’ Singh Chadha placed runner-up for ₹77,804 (includes ₹28,809 in bounties).
Piyush Nanda’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹45.75 Lakhs | Lifetime Profit: ₹17.36 Lakhs
Anmolraj ‘modi chai wala’ Singh Chawla collected ₹99,542 in Tuesday winnings.
His top finishes include:
> 3rd in PokerStars India’s Winter Series#06 Uppercut Mini for ₹54,765
> 1st in PokerStars India’s Winter Series#01 Warm-Up for ₹42,153
> 53rd in PokerBaazi’s Daily Night SPRINT for ₹1,774
Anmolraj Singh Chawla’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.22 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹33.56 Lakhs
‘Aayush1618’ (Won Winter Series#02 Deepstack ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹28,615), ‘NVKD123’ (Won Winter Series#05 Primetime Grind ₹75K GTD for ₹17,385), ‘killerbee’ (Won Winter Series#07 Omania 6-Max Turbo ₹40K GTD for ₹10,806), and ‘Guru_star93’ (Won Winter Series#03 Bounty Builder PKO ₹40K GTD for ₹10,793) won the other Winter Series marquees.
Adda52’s ₹14 Lakhs GTD The Mint drew 525 entries, generating a ₹18.37 Lakhs prize pool. The top 55 finishers got paid. Sunday’s Adda52 Millions third-place finisher Sahil ‘imhighishove’ Mahboobani was the last player standing and won ₹3.52 Lakhs following a heads-up deal with ‘naoroibam’ (2nd for ₹3.46 Lakhs).
Sahil Mahboobani’s collective Tuesday scores stood at ₹3.54 Lakhs, boosting his online scorecard to ₹9.08 Crores with ₹3.15 Crores in net profits.
The 9.30 PM slotted ₹3 Lakhs GTD Voyager also rode past the listed guarantee as 413 entrants made for a prize pool worth ₹4.13 Lakhs. The action culminated at 4.11 AM, with the last two players shaking hands on a deal. ‘Bhelainderjit’ won the title for ₹82,765, and ‘Thebang02’ finished a close second for ₹81,609.
The ₹1 Crore GTD Nano Poker Series (NPS) is in full swing and Day 2 of the series had seven events on the tap. ‘Satishcool25’ (Won Nano DST ₹2 Lakhs GTD for ₹58,163), ‘NeeruNJ’ (Won Nano Mint ₹1.90 Lakhs GTD for ₹41,148), ‘THEDESTROYER1993’ (Won Nano Tuesday Adda ₹90K GTD for ₹27,962), ‘Murti8’ (Won Nano Crack Jack ₹70K GTD for ₹16,743), Shivkesh ‘wah_bhaii_wah’ Meena (Won Nano Battleship ₹30K GTD for ₹9,828), and Sanchit ‘sanchitanand’ Anand (Won Nano PLO 25K GTD for ₹8,127) won some prominent winners.
Priyank ‘Priyank Shah‘ Shah overcame the 239-player field in MPL Poker‘s ₹2.50 Lakhs GTD Tuesday Slam to win ₹58,750.
Monday‘s ₹10K GTD Sun Downer runner-up finisher ‘Amazonking‘ did even better in the same ₹10K GTD marquee last night, winning the event for ₹7,000. ‘Bhanusharma1111‘ placed runner-up for ₹3,000.
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