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Daily Majors: Vishal Ojha, Avinash Anand, Srujan Gudelly & Deepak Singh Make the Monday Headlines

Daily Majors: Vishal Ojha, Avinash Anand, Srujan Gudelly & Deepak Singh
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  • Namita Ghosh October 18, 2022
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With Spartan Poker’s inaugural Diwali Celebration Series and Adda52 Nano Poker Series wrapping up on Sunday, Monday served the regular tournament fare.

The former Destiny winner Vishal Ojha emerged as Monday`s chartbuster! The online reg got a firecracker start to the Diwali week, firing six ITM runs for over ₹3.03 Lakhs in total winnings. He notably finished runner-up in two flagship tournaments last night – PokerBaazi’s The Big Show (₹1.29 Lakhs) and Adda52’s Iron Man (₹1.21 Lakhs)!

Avinash Anand reeled in his second breakout run of the year last night, banking over ₹2.01 Lakhs, including PokerBaazi`s The Big Show title.

Sanjay Kumar took down Adda52`s Iron Man, winning the Monday flagship for the second time for ₹2 Lakhs.

Back to the online grind after a long break, Srujan Gudelly delivered an impressive run in the PokerBaazi marquees yesterday. He won the 7:30 PM Daily Value Boost for ₹1.76 Lakhs and cashed another two late-night events, rounding up almost ₹1.93 Lakhs in Monday winnings!

The former FTS Supreme winner Deepak Singh made away with 1.74 Lakhs in Monday winnings, most prominently taking down Spartan Poker’s The Rainmaker for ₹1.59 Lakhs. He struck a three-way deal with Biplob Rana (2nd for ₹1.54 Lakhs) and James Mathews (3rd for ₹1.41 Lakhs).

Mayank Maruka fired two bullets in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) SPRINT before taking down the 9 PM marquee for ₹1.38 Lakhs and lapped up ₹1.58 Lakhs across five deep runs! Abhishek Batra finished runner-up in the (7-Max) SPRINT for ₹96,798.

The PokerStars India loyalist Anmolraj Singh Chawla won the site’s Battle Royale [8-Max] for an impressive fifth time (the second time this year) for ₹96,292 (₹58,047 in bounties) (won ₹1 Lakh overall).

Saturday’s Daily Boost runner-up Atishay Samuel was another head-turner as he made six deep runs for ₹98,093 in total winnings and made the victory run in PokerBaazi’s Daily Boost for ₹43,061* (HU deal).

The former Millionaire Series #12 – Millionaire United champion Arunkumar Singh shipped Spartan Poker’s 9:30 PM Deepstack Turbo for ₹74,025.

Stivan’ Fernandes won the Daily Night SPRINT for ₹30,766.

Here are the Monday highlights!

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Spartan Poker

The Rainmaker – ₹10 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹3,300

Entries – 164

Re-entries – 63

Rebuys – 80

Prize Pool – ₹10,00,000

Places Paid – 31

Improving upon his runner-up finish in Spartan Poker`s The Rainmaker last month, Deepak ‘Optimist’ Singh crushed the 307-player field in the ₹10 Lakhs GTD Monday headliner, winning the title for ₹1.59 Lakhs (his first in three weeks).

Deepak Singh
Deepak Singh

 

The former FTS Supreme champion chopped The Rainmaker title three-way with Biplob ‘hellhell’ Rana (2nd for ₹1.54 Lakhs) and James ‘Jomathu’ Mathews (3rd for ₹1.41 Lakhs).

Deepak Singh cashed another three events for a Monday take-home worth ₹1.74 Lakhs. His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹3.61 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹91.55 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #13 | Annual Winnings: ₹1.67 Crores

With most regs taking the Monday off, the ₹3,300 buy-in The Rainmaker ended up overlaying ₹79,000, and the top 31 places got paid.

Final Table Results

  1. Deepak ‘Optimist’ Singh – ₹1,59,061*
  2. Biplob ‘hellhell’ Rana – ₹1,53,766*
  3. James ‘Jomathu’ Mathews – ₹1,41,473*
  4. The Clairvoyant – ₹81,400
  5. Sami5 – ₹64,400
  6. suntzu – ₹48,900
  7. Ankita ‘BillaFromBong’ Maheshwary – ₹35,700
  8. AllGhilliedUp – ₹26,100

*denotes a three-way deal

 

Deepstack Turbo – ₹3.50 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 168

Re-entries – 41

Rebuys – 93

Prize Pool – ₹3,50,000

Places Paid – 31

The former Millionaire Series – Millionaire United champion Arunkumar ‘denoi’ Singh broke an over 45-day title drought by taking down Spartan Poker’s ₹3.50 Lakhs GTD Deepstack Turbo, winning the 9:30 PM tournament for ₹74,025. ‘kelvinkean3’ pocketed ₹49,840 as the runner-up.

Arunkumar Singh’s Spartan Poker stats: Site Winnings: ₹1.01 Crores | Site Profits: ₹28.19 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #6

Just as the other Monday marquees, the ₹1,100 buy-in Deepstack Turbo registered a below-par 302 entries, experiencing an overlay shortfall worth ₹48,000.

The tournament ended at 3.32 AM, and the top 31 finishers got paid.

Final Table Results

  1. Arunkumar ‘denoi’ Singh – ₹74,025
  2. kelvinkean3 – ₹49,840
  3. Arnav ‘AIOps’ Sharma – ₹35,140
  4. dkd1003 – ₹28,490
  5. Tarush ‘Tarush123’ Gupta – ₹22,540
  6. Sanket ‘GentleMonster’ Arora – ₹17,115
  7. Bh@uk@@L – ₹12,495
  8. BillyWalsh – ₹9,135

 

Badass’ (Won Sundowner ₹2 Lakhs GTD for ₹42,300), ‘Abhimanisha’ (Won ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD Night Rider for ₹37,632), ‘Zombie99’ (Won ₹1 Lakh GTD Chip Up for ₹19,000), and ‘ _AMERICAN_SNIPER_’ (Won ₹50K GTD The Centurion for ₹7,440) won the other Spartan Poker marquees.

 

PokerBaazi

The Big Show – ₹10 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹3,300

Entries – 201

Re-Entries – 190

Prize Pool – ₹11,73,000

Places Paid – 49

Avinash ‘Borntogamble’ Anand pulled out his second breakout run of the year last night, banking over ₹2.01 Lakhs, including PokerBaazi’s ₹10 Lakhs GTD The Big Show title!

Avinash Anand
Avinash Anand

 

His Monday finishes include:

> 1st in PokerBaazi’s The Big Show for ₹1,95,305 (his first title in over four months)

> 21st in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) SPRINT for ₹6,183

Avinash Anand’s online stats (PokerBaazi & Spartan Poker): Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.31 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹57.79 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #2

It`s Diwali week, and Vishal ‘Darky’ Ojha is already off to a smashing start as he raked in over ₹3.03 Lakhs last night through six ITM finishes. He fired up two runner-up finishes – both in flagship tournaments – including The Big Show, where he won ₹1.21 Lakhs.

Vishal Ojha
Vishal Ojha

 

His Monday finishes include:

> 2nd in PokerBaazi`s The Big Show for ₹1,29,030

> 2nd in Adda52`s Iron Man for ₹1,21,200

> 3rd in Adda52`s Voyager for ₹29,242

> 17th in Spartan Poker’s The Rainmaker for ₹13,300

> 10th in Spartan Poker’s Deepstack Turbo for ₹6,405

> 30th in PokerBaazi’s SPRINT for ₹4,259

Vishal Ojha`s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹2.20 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹58.24 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #8

One of the biggest MTT crushers in the mid-stakes, Rajneesh ‘msdhoni’ Thakur, collected ₹61,716 on the back of four ITM finishes, which include:

Rajneesh Thakur
Rajneesh Thakur

 

> 7th in PokerBaazi’s The Big Show for ₹46,920

> 17th in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) SPRINT for ₹7,076

> 7th in PokerBaazi’s PLO Boost Monster for ₹4,238

> 60th in PokerBaazi’s Daily Value Boost for ₹3,482

Rajneesh Thakur’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹4.72 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹64.73 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #50| Ranked #2 in the Annual TLB (Points) Leaderboard

Final Table Results

  1. Avinash ‘Borntogamble’ Anand – ₹1,95,305
  2. Vishal ‘Darky’ Ojha – ₹1,29,030
  3. 4betdonkey – ₹99,705
  4. Arun ‘arumanu1’ Kumar – ₹82,110
  5. Vishak ‘vishakdelhi’ Nair – ₹70,380
  6. Kashish ‘kashish007’ Gupta – ₹58,650
  7. Rajneesh ‘msdhoni’ Thakur – ₹46,920
  8. Avinash ‘ISLIDUR1’ Anant – ₹35,190

 

Daily Value Boost – ₹10 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,375

Entries – 461

Re-entries – 383

Prize Pool – ₹10,55,000

Places Paid – 137

Just recently back to the online grind after a long break, Srujan ‘Gambling_buddha’ Gudelly delivered an impressive run in the PokerBaazi marquees yesterday. The former The Pride winner trounced an 844-entry field in PokerBaazi’s ₹10 Lakhs GTD Daily Value Boost, winning the 7:30 PM tournament for ₹1.76 Lakhs and cashed another two late-night events, rounding up almost ₹1.93 Lakhs in Monday winnings.

Srujan Gudelly
Srujan Gudelly

 

Srujan Gudelly`s Monday finishes include:

> 1st in PokerBaazi’s Daily Value Boost for ₹1,76,291 (his first title in over five months)

> 7th in PokerBaazi’s Midnight SPRINT for ₹8,342

> 15th in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) SPRINT for ₹8,244

Srujan Gudelly’s online stats (excluding PokerStars India): Lifetime Winnings: ₹41.62 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: ₹18.26 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #2

Final Table Results

  1. Srujan ‘Gambling_buddha’ Gudelly – ₹1,76,291
  2. armaankhan2608 – ₹1,23,330
  3. nimbupani – ₹85,983
  4. Surya ‘Surya12’ Lohia – ₹59,819
  5. mangubansal – ₹41,356
  6. Unknown – ₹28,802
  7. The Old Lady – ₹20,045
  8. 1levelup – ₹14,665

 

(7-Max) SPRINT – ₹5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,650

Entries – 262

Re-Entries – 196

Prize Pool – ₹6,87,000

Places Paid – 54

Two-time IOPC title winner Mayank ‘Newsolidcash’ Maruka fired twice before racing past a 458-strong field in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) SPRINT, taking down the 9 PM marquee for the first time for ₹1.38 Lakhs. Abhishek ‘abbie1987’ Batra finished runner-up for ₹96,798.

Mayank Maruka
Mayank Maruka

 

Maruka grossed ₹1.57 Lakhs overall across five deep runs. His top finishes include:

> 1st in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) SPRINT for ₹1,38,087

> 6th in Pocket52’s Pocket Jacks for ₹11,250

> 13th in PokerBaazi’s Daily Value Boost for ₹9,601

> 48th in PokerBaazi’s The Big Show for ₹8,211

Mayank Maruka’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.71 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹36.53 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #11

Final Table Results

  1. Mayank ‘Newsolidcash’ Maruka – ₹138,087
  2. Abhishek ‘abbie1987’ Batra – ₹96,798
  3. Zafar ‘Zedd’ Ahmed – ₹62,242
  4. Hrohit – ₹46,029
  5. Yogesh ‘ydc1234’ Choudhary – ₹34,556
  6. UNKNOWN – ₹27,686
  7. Vinay ‘keechad’ Verma – ₹23,083

 

‘ItsArestarHD’ (Won ₹2.50 Lakhs GTD Midnight SPRINT for ₹50,175), Atishay ‘nutscracker’ Samuel (Won ₹2.50 Lakhs GTD Daily Boost for ₹43,061), ‘Heisenbergj’ (Won ₹2.50 Lakhs GTD (7-MAX) Afternoon Boost for ₹41,287), Stivan ‘pokersadu’ Fernandes (Won ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD Daily Night SPRINT for ₹30,766), ‘angadgill’ (Won ₹1 Lakh GTD Evening SPRINT for ₹28,042), and ‘Ritu.79’ (Won ₹1 Lakh GTD PLO Boost Monster for ₹25,176) shipped the other Monday marquees on PokerBaazi.

 

Pocket52

Pocket Jacks – ₹2.50 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,450

Entries – 97

Re-entries – 54

Prize Pool – ₹2,50,000

Places Paid – 24

Pocket52 network user ‘Acekiller’ overcame a 151-player field in the site’s Monday marquee, ₹2.50 Lakhs GTD Pocket Jacks, taking home ₹52,500 in first-place prize money! The user ‘Jack_Killer’ finished runner-up for ₹38,750.

Final Table Results

  1. Acekiller – ₹52,500
  2. Jack_Killer – ₹38,750
  3. Kaustubh ‘KaustubhKa’ Kulkarni – ₹28,750
  4. papay – ₹20,000
  5. Jaishreeram1 – ₹15,000
  6. Mayank ‘muckforvalue’ Maruka – ₹11,250

 

‘Florida01’ (Won ₹1 Lakh GTD Pocket Brunch for ₹22,000), ‘crocodile_rana70_14285795’ (Won ₹65K GTD Pocket Snacks for ₹14,950) and ‘KOHINOOR’ (Won ₹50K GTD Pocket Squares for ₹11,500), won the other Pocket52 marquees.

 

PokerDangal

Monday Monster – ₹1 Lakh GTD

Buy-in – ₹770

Entries – 99

Rebuys – 49

Prize Pool – ₹1,00,000

Places Paid – 23

‘Deepu’ raced past a 148-player field in PokerDangal’s ₹1 Lakh GTD Monday Monster, netting ₹21,756 in first-place prize money. The user ‘TriggerHappy’ placed second for ₹16,058.

Final Table Results

  1. Deepu – ₹21,756
  2. TriggerHappy – ₹16,058
  3. Sahil09malik – ₹12,173
  4. Chaturkhiladi008 – ₹9,324
  5. Kicker – ₹6,993
  6. Vishu85 – ₹5,180

 

 

PokerStars India

Battle Royale [8-Max] – ₹4 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹2,750

Entries – 95

Re-Entries – 74

Regular Prize Pool – ₹2,11,250

Bounty Prize Pool – ₹2,11,250

Total Prize Pool – ₹4,22,500

Places Paid – 17

The PokerStars India reg Anmolraj ‘modi chai wala’ Singh Chawla outlasted the guarantee-surpassing 169-entry field in the ₹4 Lakhs GTD Battle Royale [8-Max], winning the Monday tournament for the fifth time (second time this year) for ₹96,292 (₹58,047 in bounties).

Anmolraj Singh Chawla
Anmolraj Singh Chawla

 

The user ‘garima14’ (2nd for ₹50,140) (₹11,895 in bounties) and PokerGuru Ambassador Advait ‘ronaldinh18’ Rajguru (3rd for ₹38,480) (₹11,934 in bounties) round out the Battle Royale podium!

Anmolraj Singh Chawla fired another deep run in PokerBaazi’s Daily Value Boost (51st for ₹4,115), collectively adding over ₹1 Lakh. His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.81 Crores| Lifetime Profits: ₹60.51 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #13 | Annual Winnings: ₹82.59 Lakhs

Final Table Results (Including Bounties)

  1. Anmolraj ‘modi chai wala’ Singh Chawla – ₹96,292
  2. garima14 – ₹50,140
  3. Advait ‘ronaldinh18’ Rajguru – ₹38,480
  4. 7Braveheart – ₹31,183
  5. rummy_11 – ₹25,103
  6. pablo227799 – ₹13,598
  7. kimi_nj – ₹16,312
  8. $00th$ayer – ₹16,330
  9. Kannug – ₹12,424

 

‘Victorgangs10@’ (Won ₹1 Lakh GTD Ultrasonic for ₹23,342), ‘rajindia’ (Won ₹50K GTD Afternoon on Stars for ₹15,536), ‘feedmeass’ (Won ₹50K GTD Deepstack for ₹13,258), and ‘Ajeet899’ (Won ₹50K GTD Primetime Grind for ₹10,959) won the other Monday marquees on PokerStars India.

 

Adda52

Iron Man – ₹8 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹2,400

Entries – 168

Re-entries – 149

Prize Pool – ₹8,00,000

Places Paid – 34

Adda52 reg Sanjay ‘Floppednuts’ Kumar nailed the site`s Monday headliner, ₹8 Lakhs GTD Iron Man, for the second time last night for ₹2 Lakhs! Last night’s breakout winner, Vishal ‘darky012’ Ojha, collected ₹1.21 Lakhs as the runner-up.

Vishal Ojha
Vishal Ojha

 

The former Destiny champion, Ojha, made away with over ₹3.03 Lakhs in Monday winnings across six deep runs and posted three podium finishes.

The ₹2,400 buy-in Iron Man had 317 hopefuls in the fray, and the top 34 finishers benefitted from the ₹1.02 Lakhs in overlay value added by the site.

Final Table Results

  1. Sanjay ‘Floppednuts’ Kumar – ₹2,00,000
  2. Vishal ‘darky012’ Ojha – ₹1,21,200
  3. Mohit ‘Gandiaa’ Dhingra – ₹88,000
  4. Daniyall ‘hermes786’ Kazi – ₹66,800
  5. Maelwyn – ₹46,000
  6. Ashutosh ‘senojwod’ Balodhi – ₹30,000

 

Voyager – ₹2.50 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 139

Re-entries – 112

Prize Pool – ₹2,51,000

Places Paid – 27

‘VishuChi’ stomped past the 251-player field in Adda52`s ₹2.50 Lakhs GTD Voyager, winning the 9:30 PM tournament for ₹65,260. Adda52 loyalist Vijay ‘GajaniG’ Pandit was chasing his third Voyager title and fell one place short of the finish line, netting ₹38,905 as the runner-up.

Vijay Pandit’s Adda52 stats: Site Winnings: ₹58.07 Lakhs | Site Profits: ₹19.94 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #11

Final Table Results

  1. VishuChi – ₹65,260
  2. Vijay ‘GajaniG’ Pandit – ₹38,905
  3. Vishal ‘darky012’ Ojha – ₹29,242
  4. iamalooser – ₹21,335
  5. krishb591993 – ₹14,433
  6. Atishay ‘pokergod56’ Samuel – ₹10,668
  7. Himanshu ‘StupidCommonMan’ Kataria – ₹8,158
  8. Comedypoker – ₹6,275

 

‘sarita23’ (Won ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD Nighttide DST Adda for ₹30,301), ‘Shahrukh487’ (Won ₹40K GTD Freeze Out Adda for 14,266), ‘SaamyJay’ (Won ₹60K GTD Bounty Adda for ₹12,656ٖ), ‘FB-UNFITTOFIT’ (Won ₹40K GTD Sundown Adda for ₹10,635), and ‘Bilu99’ (Won ₹50K GTD Evening Adda for ₹9,939) won the other Adda52 marquees.

 

Khelo365

Khelo365 user ‘Ashu79’ took down the ₹10K GTD Sun Downer for ₹3,100, besting ‘BlackWood’ (2nd for ₹2,100) heads-up.

 

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