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Daily Majors: Anmol Mehta, Sahil Mahboobani, Nitin Arora, Raghav Bansal & Utkarsh Vaish Hit the Thursday Headlines

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  • Namita Ghosh May 21, 2021
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Thursday witnessed a deluge of players hitting the virtual felts as Spartan Poker’s ₹1 Crore GTD The Millionaire came back for another edition last night. This, alongside the other weekday flagships, and three micro-series running across different sites, made for an eventful day of poker.

Young Gun Anmol Mehta was the breakout winner of the day, and he bagged two flagship titles. The 26-year-old MTT pro won PokerBaazi’s The Summit (₹4.58 Lakhs) and PokerStars India`s Highroller (₹2.52 Lakhs), accumulating ₹7.24 Lakhs in total winnings.

Sahil Mahboobani stood second on the Thursday winners list. He championed Adda52`s Godfather for ₹4.92 Lakhs and placed runner-up in Spartan Poker`s Monster Stack for ₹1.37 Lakhs, netting ₹6.29 Lakhs overall.

Nitin Arora, Raghav Bansal, and Utkarsh Vaish were the day’s other top winners.

Here is a detailed account of the Thursday action.

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Spartan Poker

Thursday sounded off proceedings for the third ‘The Millionaire’ edition of May. Day 1A of the five-flight tourney wrangled in 311 entries, and after over four hours of play, only 44 survived through to Day 2. PokerGuru Ambassador Ankit ‘Shippament’ Wadhawan (194,277), Vivek ‘jaadugarni’ Verma (164,254), and Mukul ‘mukulmukulsharma’ Sharma (160,242) bagged the top stacks last night.

Ankit Wadhawan
Ankit Wadhawan


Firing up the primetime slot on Spartan Poker was the ₹20 Lakhs GTD Trending Thursday. The 8 PM tourney registered 601 entrants to collect a whopping ₹21.03 Lakhs prize pool. Site regular ‘TheMeisTeR’ (anonymity requested) was the last player standing and won ₹4.10 Lakhs. Utkarsh ‘kidpokerNJ’ Vaish came second for a ₹2.60 Lakhs payday, his second-best recorded finish on the site!

Runner-up Utkarsh Vaish
Runner-up Utkarsh Vaish


One of the top winners last week, Sahil Mahboobani, made a big splash again last night. Mahboobani all but topped the 557-entry field in the ₹10 Lakhs GTD Monster Stack, losing the title to ‘ab1706,’ who took it down for ₹2.16 Lakhs. Even as Mahboobani picked up a runner-up payday of ₹1.37 Lakhs, he went the distance in Adda52’s Godfather to collect ₹4.92 Lakhs, earning ₹6.29 Lakhs overall. He now boasts a ginormous ₹7.43 Crores in lifetime earnings.

Spartan Poker`s UVS May Edition is approaching the finish line, and Day 4 of the series had six events on the schedule. The day`s featured event, the ₹4.7 Lakhs GTD UVS#24 Monster Stack, registered 455 entries, filling in ₹15,000 in overlays. Aditya ‘konstantinn’ Singh walked away with the title and ₹91,603 after defeating ‘Stargst’ (runner-up for ₹58,186) in heads-up play.

Aditya Singh
Aditya Singh


Rahul Ronald ‘Psyberation’ Abraham championed the ₹3.5 Lakhs GTD UVS#23 Golden Vault for ₹65,350 after striking a heads-up deal with ‘APOPHIS’ (2nd for ₹52,153).

UVS Leaderboard Standings After Day 4

1Gadadhar 'Roohdaar' Behera2,471
3Dhaval 'mahakal07' Solanki2,041
4Gracia 'Grac5' T1,971
6Parth 'ucallucry' Budhraja1,715
7Sandeep 'TheUnicorn' malik1,615
8Ravi 'Rvjn91' Jain1,588
9Aman 'KarmaPoker' Parakh1,413


PokerStars India

PokerStars India 12 Lakhs GTD Highroller had roped in a bumper field last week but saw a significant fall in attendance last night. With 137 players signing up, the site had to fill in a gaping 2.41 Lakhs overlay. Proceedings began a little late at 7:42 PM and continued over seven hours, only to play down to a final table teeming with Young Guns. Anmol ‘Kaanchacheena’ Mehta was the last player standing and won 2.52 Lakhs. He had a formidable heads-up opponent in Gaurav ‘3betPanda’ Sood, who collected 1.95 Lakhs for his runner-up finish.

Anmol Mehta
Anmol Mehta


Anmol Mehta pocketed his biggest score of the day (and a second title) in PokerBaazi’s The Summit, where he topped 260 entries to pocket a 4.58 Lakhs payday. Another min-cash in the Trending Thursday saw the lawyer-turned poker pro collecting a whopping 7.24 Lakhs. With 3.95 Crores in tracked online winnings, he is fast closing in on the 4 Crore Club!”

With his runner-up finish in the Highroller and another min-cash, Gaurav Sood added 2 Lakhs to his tally. The 2020 annual leaderboard topper is currently ranked #3 on the 2021 leaderboard standings.

Gaurav Sood
Gaurav Sood


Gaurav Sood stats: Lifetime Winnings: 8.46 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 4.29 Crores.

The 3 Lakhs GTD The Classic registered 176 entries, overlaying 36,000. The user ‘jjrock420’ came out on top to win 60,482, with ‘vicky191188’ placing runner-up for 46,567.



PokerBaazi has gained market share ever since it launched its new and improved poker app last month. Its Thursday headliner, the ₹15 Lakhs GTD The Summit, brought together 260 participants, collecting a whopping ₹19.50 Lakhs prize pool (over 30% more than the advertised guarantee). Young Gun Anmol ‘anzzzzz’ Mehta cruised his way to the top, overcoming a reg-laden FT to win ₹4.58 Lakhs. Seasoned pro Raghav ‘thatssosick’ Bansal placed runner-up for ₹3.21 Lakhs.

Runner-up Raghav Bansal
Runner-up Raghav Bansal


Day 5 of the Indian Micro Poker Series (IMPS) had five tourneys on the schedule. The most prominent of them, the ₹10 Lakhs GTD IMPS#28 Mini Main Event, played out the second (Day 1B) of its two starting flights. Day 1B clocked in 474 entries, and 59 survived through to Day 2. Adding the 619 entries from Day 1A, the ₹1,100 entry buy-in event formed a player field of 1,093 entries, framing a ₹10.93 Lakhs prize pool. Bhanu ‘Chennaino1’ Prakash KC (543,000), ‘keechad’ (331,000), and Sahil ‘you3ibi4b’ Nair (278,000) topped the Day 1B survivor’s list.

Bhanu Prakash KC
Bhanu Prakash KC


swAAmi’ (Won IMPS#26 6-Max ₹60K GTD for ₹14,360), ‘pooja8207’ (Won Turbo ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD for ₹60,810), Sumit ‘m0ney’ Gupta (Won IMPS#27 PLO ₹80K GTD for ₹23,170), ‘brv07’ (Won IMPS#30 ₹2 Lakhs GTD for ₹40,100), ‘Biggdog’ (Won IMPS#25 ₹2 Lakhs GTD for ₹4,395) and ‘sidash21’ (Won IMPS#29 Daily ₹2 Lakhs GTD for ₹47,680) won the IMPS marquees.

Moving to the IMPS leaderboard standings, Sumit ‘m0ney’ Gupta (4,471 points) is the frontrunner in the ₹6 Lakhs GTD leaderboard race. Shamin ‘Shogun’ Riza (4,302 points) and Gadadhar ‘gd1921’ Behera (3,753 points) round out the top three places on the leaderboard.

IMPS Leaderboard Standings After Day 5

1Sumit 'm0ney' Gupta4,471
2Shamin 'Shogun' Riza4,302
3Gadadhar 'gd1921' Behera3,753
5Akhilesh 'Aone1' Gautam3,641
6Tanay 'tannycruz' Hegde3,287
9Taliwabang 'Meverick' Jamir3,001
11Aditya 'konstantin' Singh2,750
12Siddharth 'CARDashian66' Kadel2,727
14Harsh 'harsh1327' Bubna2,560
17Vinod 'brutalgame' Kirne2,305



Adda52’s Godfather registered 505 entries on its latest run, making for a guarantee-crushing ₹25.25 Lakhs prize pool. Not slowing down, Monday`s ReCharge champion Sahil ‘ImHighIshove’ Mahboobani claimed his second Godfather title for ₹4.91 Lakhs after striking a heads-up deal with four-time Destiny champion Nitin ‘Bigbluffs’ Arora (runner-up for ₹4.67 Lakhs).

Sahil Mahboobani
Sahil Mahboobani


Sahil Mahboobani came dangerously close to winning a second Thursday title in Spartan Poker`s ₹10 Lakhs GTD Monster Stack, eventually placing runner-up for ₹1.37 Lakhs.

The ₹5 Lakhs GTD Monster Turbo registered a starting field of 268 entries, making for a generous ₹6.03 Lakhs prize pool. Vaibhav ‘vroy219’ Roy grabbed the top spot for ₹1.63 Lakhs, with Praveen thepokerfaceblr’ Chandra collecting ₹94,973 for their runner-up finish.

Vaibhav Roy
Vaibhav Roy


This is Vaibhav Roy’s third title this week, and we still have the weekend to come. He had championed the Hurricane for ₹1.21 Lakhs on Sunday, adding another ₹1.03 Lakhs for winning the Voyager on Tuesday. Yesterday’s grind has boosted his lifetime winnings to ₹22.88 Lakhs, taking him across the ₹10 Lakh mark in lifetime profits!

Day 4 of the Nano Poker Series ran eight events, including Day 1A of the showstopper 25 Lakhs GTD Nano Main Event. The1,650 entry buy-in tourney logged in 191 entries on Day 1A, and 31 survived the day`s play. Rajesh ‘Phanthom’ Singh (308,664). Ashit ‘nexus010’ Sharma (256,465) and Raghav mrbean98’ Ananth (184,770) bagged the top stacks.

2nd in Chips Ashit Sharma
2nd in Chips Ashit Sharma


Paulpogba’ (won Nano Thursday Adda ₹1.04 Lakh GTD for ₹27,144), Pawan ‘_luffy_1x1’ Tez (Won Nano Siesta ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹34,425), ‘pecker’ (Won Nano PLO ₹30K GTD for ₹12,260), Ankita ‘ankumalik’ Ajay (Won Nano Godfather ₹3 Lakhs GTD for ₹50,976) and ‘Paulpogba’ (Won Nano Crack Jack ₹70K GTD for ₹12,258) won the other NPS titles.

The other Thursday winners were:

PlayerPrize AmountEventPoker Site
Aditya 'konstantinn' Singh₹91,603UVS#24 Monster Stack ₹4.7 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
Rahul Ronald 'Psyberation' Abraham₹65,350UVS#23 Golden Vault ₹3.5 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
pooja8207₹60,810Turbo ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
bobdebuilder₹60,066Night Rider - DeepStack Turbo ₹2.75 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
Ankita ‘ankumalik’ Ajay₹50,976Nano Godfather ₹3 Lakhs GTDAdda52
sidash21₹47,680IMPS#29 Daily ₹2 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
brv07 ₹40,100IMPS#30 ₹2 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Pawan ‘_luffy_1x1’ Tez₹34,425Nano Siesta ₹1 Lakh GTDAdda52
₹31,127Ultrasonic ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD
PokerStars India
Paulpogba₹27,144Nano Thursday Adda ₹1.04 Lakh GTDAdda52
Narender modi
₹23,896Bigstack Turbo ₹1 Lakh GTD
PokerStars India
Sourabh 'ravenclaw410' Gehlot₹23,783UVS #19 Deepstack ₹1.25 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
Sumit ‘m0ney’ Gupta ₹23,170IMPS#27 PLO ₹80K GTDPokerBaazi
Any1WillDo₹22,115UVS #22 Deepstack ₹1.20 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
₹16,845Deepstack ₹70K GTD
PokerStars India
Swapnil 'pokpom1' Patil
₹14,783Afternoon on Stars ₹75K GTD
PokerStars India
swAAmi₹14,360IMPS#26 6-Max ₹60K GTDPokerBaazi
Parth 'ucallucry' Budhraja₹12,853UVS #20 Deepstack ₹75K GTDSpartan Poker
pecker₹12,260Nano PLO ₹30K GTDAdda52
Paulpogba₹12,258Nano Crack Jack ₹70K GTDAdda52
Santoshi₹12,000Hitman PLO ₹30K GTDKhelo365
nishantdreams₹6,800Grinder 2.0 ₹20K GTDKhelo365
Biggdog ₹4,395IMPS#25 ₹2 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi


The Millionaire 1 Crore GTD Day 1A – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹5,500

Entries – 171

Re-entries – 33

Re-buys – 107

Survivors – 44

Thursdays in May are now called “The Millionaire” day because that`s the day Spartan Poker`s weekend flagship starts. Yesterday again, The Millionaire commenced its third edition of the month.

Day 1A of the five-flight tourney logged in 311 entries, and after four hours and 37 minutes of play, only 44 runners remained in the fray.

PokerGuru Ambassador Ankit ‘Shippament’ Wadhawan (194,277), Vivek ‘jaadugarni’ Verma (164,254), Mukul ‘mukulmukulsharma’ Sharma (160,242), Saurabh ‘darksider’ Rohila (158,842), Shreepal ‘ROCKSTAR777’ Jain (157,487), PokerGuru Ambassador Nadeem ‘blindgame’ Basha (144,270), Dhinesh ‘kendralust’ Kumar (144,209), Vivekk ‘MI7’ Dube (140,567), and Goonjan ‘gmtesting’ Mall (130,363) made the top 10 chip counts list.

There are another four more flights still to go before Day 2 on Sunday.

Top 10 Chip Counts at the End of Day 1A

  1. Ankit ‘Shippament’ Wadhawan – 194,277
  2. Vivek ‘jaadugarni’ Verma – 164,254
  3. Mukul ‘mukulmukulsharma’ Sharma – 160,242
  4. Saurabh ‘darksider’ Rohila – 158,842
  5. Shreepal ‘ROCKSTAR777’ Jain – 157,487
  6. Nadeem ‘blindgame’ Basha – 144,270
  7. Dhinesh ‘kendralust’ Kumar – 144,209
  8. Vivekk ‘MI7’ Dube – 140,567
  9. BloatedBelly – 134,986
  10. Goonjan ‘gmtesting’ Mall – 130,363


NPS Main Event 25 Lakhs GTD – Day 1A – Adda52

Buy-in – ₹1,650

Entries – 123

Re-entries – 68

Survivors – 31

Adda52`s Nano Poker Series (NPS) is fast heading towards the finish line, and Thursday marked the start of the series showstopper ₹25 Lakhs GTD NPS Main Event.

The first of five starting flights, Day 1A, logged in 191 participants, and 31 players advanced through to Day 2.

Rajesh ‘Phanthom’ Singh (308,664) bagged the end-of-the-day chip lead, with Ashit ‘nexus010’ Sharma (256,465), Raghav ‘mrbean98’ Ananth (184,770), Rishabh ‘rishlangda’ Baj (184,364), Sahil ‘KAbi143’ Verma (128,363), and Amit ‘RagingBull’ Kaushik (117,417) carrying forward the other top stacks.

Top 10 Chip Counts at the End of Day 1A

  1. Rajesh ‘Phanthom’ Singh – 308,664
  2. Ashit ‘nexus010’ Sharma – 256,465
  3. Raghav ‘mrbean98’ Ananth – 184,770
  4. Rishabh ‘rishlangda’ Baj – 184,364
  5. Smallslick – 148,229
  6. Sahil ‘KAbi143’ Verma – 128,363
  7. BMagician – 125,675
  8. Aadi6175 – 121,770
  9. Rongon4 – 120,281
  10. Amit ‘RagingBull’ Kaushik – 117,417


Godfather 25 Lakhs GTD – Adda52

Buy-in – ₹5,500

Entries – 248

Re-entries – 257

Prize Pool – ₹25,25,021

Places Paid – 55

Adda52`s Thursday night flagship, the ₹25 Lakhs GTD Godfather, registered a guarantee-crushing 505 entrants who coughed up the ₹5,500 entry buy-in. The 8 PM tourney got in the books in the wee hours of Friday morning and paid out the top 55 places.

Seasoned MTT pro Sahil ‘imhighishove’ Mahboobani was the last player standing and won ₹4.91 Lakhs after striking a heads-up deal with Nitin ‘bigbluffs’ Arora (runner-up for ₹4.67 Lakhs).

Monday`s ReCharge champion, Sahil Mahboobani, almost took down a second Thursday title with a runner-up finish in Spartan Poker​`s ₹10 Lakhs GTD Monster Stack for ₹1.37 Lakhs. In all, the Mumbai-based pro lapped up ₹6.29 Lakhs in total winnings, climbing up to #2 on the weekly leaderboard.

Siddarth ‘badtameez_donk’ Singhvi (3rd for ₹2.39 Lakhs), Mohak ‘sparkie’ Kapoor (5th for ₹1.26 Lakhs), Siddharth ‘gabandheer’ Pandey (7th for ₹63,125), and Mandar ‘HighCardJ’ Darade (8th for ₹50,500) also FT-ed the tourney.

Runner-up Nitin Arora
Runner-up Nitin Arora


Final Table Results

  1. Sahil ‘imhighishove’ Mahboobani – ₹4,91,805*
  2. Nitin ‘bigbluffs’ Arora – ₹4,67,695*
  3. Siddarth ‘badtameez_donk’ Singhvi – ₹2,39,875
  4. Abhinav15 – ₹1,89,375
  5. Mohak ‘sparkie’ Kapoor – ₹1,26,250
  6. rtuteja – ₹88,375
  7. Siddharth ‘gabandheer’ Pandey – ₹63,125
  8. Mandar ‘HighCardJ’ Darade – ₹50,500

*denotes heads-up deal


Trending Thursday 20 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹3,850

Entries – 238

Re-entries – 91

Re-buys – 272

Prize Pool – ₹21,03,500

Places Paid – 47

Spartan Poker’s ₹20 Lakhs GTD Trending Thursday ran from 8 PM to 3:50 AM, with an entry field of 601 runners collecting ₹21.03 Lakhs in the prize pool.

After firing two bullets, ‘TheMeisTeR’ (anonymity requested) overcame the packed field, banking a personal-best (for this username) ₹4.10 Lakhs. They now have ₹9.23 Lakhs in tracked winnings on Spartan Poker.

Utkarsh ‘kidpokerNJ’ Vaish placed runner-up for ₹2.60 Lakhs, boosting his lifetime tally to ₹77.44 Lakhs.

Akho ‘Serial Limper’ John (3rd for ₹1.95 Lakhs), Akash ‘playboyarya’ Singla (4th for ₹1.58 Lakhs), Sriharsha ‘Sygrayem’ Doddapaneni (5th for ₹1.25 Lakhs), Shravan ‘D.Trump04’ Chhabria (6th for ₹95,078), and Siddharth ‘champ-ak’ Pandey (7th for ₹69,836) FT-ed the tourney.

Final Table Results

  1. TheMeisTeR – ₹4,09,972
  2. Utkarsh ‘kidpokerNJ’ Vaish – ₹2,60,413
  3. Akho ‘Serial Limper’ John – ₹1,95,205
  4. Akash ‘playboyarya’ Singla – ₹1,57,973
  5. Sriharsha ‘Sygrayem’ Doddapaneni – ₹1,24,527
  6. Shravan ‘D.Trump04’ Chhabria – ₹95,078
  7. Siddharth ‘champ-ak’ Pandey – ₹69,836
  8. Tango87 – ₹51,325


The Summit 15 Lakhs GTD – PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹8,250

Entries – 136

Re-entries – 124

Prize Pool – ₹19,50,000

Places Paid – 27

With 260 registrations, PokerBaazi’s ₹15 Lakhs GTD The Summit collected a profitable ₹19.50 Lakhs in the prize pool.

After over eight hours of playing, the lawyer-turned-poker-pro, Young Gun Anmol ‘anzzzzz’ Mehta, beat out the more experienced Raghav ‘thatssosick’ Bansal heads-up to walk away with the title and the ₹4.59 Lakhs cash prize that came with it. Raghav Bansal scored ₹3.22 Lakhs for his runner-up finish.

Anmol Mehta went on a rampage last night as he also won the PokerStars India Highroller. He ended the Thursday grind ₹7.24 Lakhs richer, and his fiery run included:

  • 1st in PokerBaazi`s ₹15 Lakhs GTD The Summit for ₹59 Lakhs
  • 1st in PokerStars India`s ₹12 Lakhs GTD Highroller for ₹52 Lakhs
  • 39th in The Spartan Poker`s ₹20 Lakhs GTD Trending Thursday for ₹13,462


The FT lineup was lit up with poker pros like the #2 ranked player of the year Manish ‘thekid’ Lakhotia (3rd for ₹2.07 Lakhs), PokerGuru Ambassador Ashish ‘rocky3705’ Ahuja (4th for ₹1.53 Lakhs), Kunal ‘VasooliChacha’ Patni (5th for ₹1.15 Lakhs), Ashit ‘nexus010’ Sharma (6th for ₹90,040) and Rishab ‘ryuk’ Malik (7th for ₹76,440).

Final Table Results

  1. Anmol ‘anzzzzz’ Mehta – ₹4,58,835
  2. Raghav ‘thatssosick’ Bansal – ₹3,21,945
  3. Manish ‘thekid’ Lakhotia – ₹2,07,090
  4. Ashish ‘rocky3705’ Ahuja – ₹1,53,270
  5. Kunal ‘VasooliChacha’ Patni – ₹1,15,050
  6. Ashit ‘nexus010’ Sharma – ₹92,040
  7. Rishab ‘ryuk’ Malik – ₹76,440


Highroller 12 Lakhs GTD PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹7,700

Entries – 82

Re-entries – 55

Prize Pool – ₹12,00,000

Places Paid – 17

PokerStars India`s ₹12 Lakhs GTD Highroller on PokerStars India was the only Thursday headliner that couldn`t break even last night. The event ran from 7:42 PM to 2:51 AM and ended up shelling out ₹2.41 Lakhs to make up the overlay.

The starting field of 137 entrants played down to a final table packed with Young Guns, and no surprises here that the heads-up showdown played out between two Young Guns Anmol ‘Kaanchacheena’ Mehta and Gaurav ‘3betPanda’ Sood. In the end, Mehta came out on top to collect the ₹2.51 Lakhs up-top, with Sood receiving ₹1.95 Lakhs for his runner-up finish.

Anmol Mehta had a red-letter Thursday that he`s unlikely to forget anytime soon. The lawyer-turned poker pro won a second title in PokerBaazi’s The Summit for ₹4.58 Lakhs and ran deep in Spartan Poker’s Trending Thursday to rake in a cumulative ₹7.24 Lakhs last night. He currently boasts ₹3.95 Crores in lifetime online winnings.

Young Gun Neel ‘Worm236’ Joshi (3rd for ₹1.18 Lakhs), PokerGuru Ambassadors Laksh ‘B00MTilt23’ Pal Singh (5th for ₹91,705) and Mithun ‘ThePokeRajaIN’ Mahesh (9th for ₹35,419), as well as Ranjeet ‘Bedevilforyou’ Negi (7th for ₹55,334) featured prominently on the star-studded final table.

Final Table Results

  1. Anmol ‘Kaanchacheena’ Mehta – ₹2,51,883
  2. Gaurav ‘3betPanda’ Sood – ₹1,95,657
  3. Kabadi7 – ₹1,51,983
  4. Neel ‘Worm236’ Joshi – ₹1,18,058
  5. Laksh ‘B00MTilt23’ Pal Singh – ₹91,705
  6. mdigurgaon – ₹71,235
  7. Ranjeet ‘Bedevilforyou’ Negi – ₹55,334
  8. asdfmrinal – ₹42,982
  9. Mithun ‘ThePokeRajaIN’ Mahesh – ₹35,419


IMPS#28 Mini Main Event 10 Lakhs GTD – Day 1B – PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 259

Re-entries – 215

Survivors – 59

The Day 1B of the ₹10 Lakhs GTD IMPS #28 Mini Main Event brought in 474 runners (2595 unique and 215 re-entries), and only 59 among them made it to Day 2.

The well-known TLB crusher Bhanu ‘Chennaino1’ Prakash KC (543,000) bagged the Day 1B chip lead with ‘keechad’ (331,000) and online reg Sahil ‘you3ibi4b’ Nair (278,000) finishing a very distant second and third in chips.

Imtisushi ‘imtijamir’ Jamir (216,000), PokerBaazi regulars Chirag ‘chiragkhanduja’ Khanduja (211,000), and Vivekk ‘Vivek25’ Dube (201,000) also made the top 10 chip counts list.

Top 10 Chip Counts at the End of Day 1B

  1. Bhanu ‘Chennaino1’ Prakash KC – 543,000
  2. keechad – 331,000
  3. Sahil ‘you3ibi4b’ Nair – 278,000
  4. Imtisushi ‘imtijamir’ Jamir – 216,000
  5. Chirag ‘chiragkhanduja’ Khanduja – 211,000
  6. openended – 210,000
  7. rektace – 208,000
  8. Bk108 – 205,000
  9. Vivekk ‘Vivek25’ Dube – 201,000
  10. swages – 199,000


Monster Stack 10 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹2,20

Entries – 281

Re-entries – 94

Re-buys – 182

Prize Pool – ₹11,14,000

Places Paid – 55

The second Thursday marquee on Spartan Poker, the ₹10 Lakhs GTD Monster Stack, logged in 557 entries to collect ₹11.14 Lakhs in the prize pool.

The anonymous user ‘ab1706’ championed the tourney to collect a personal-best ₹2.16 Lakhs, denying Sahil ‘Captain Falcon’ Mahboobani (runner-up for ₹1.37 Lakhs) his second title of the day.

The champion has ₹4.69 Lakhs in tracked winnings on this moniker on Spartan Poker.

Monday’s ReCharge champion, Sahil Mahboobani, extending his title tally to two for the week, championed Adda52’s Godfather shortly after busting the Monster Stack to collect ₹4.92 Lakhs. His Thursday winnings added up to ₹6.29 Lakhs, making him the day`s second-biggest winner. The long-time MTT pro now boasts ₹7.43 Crores in lifetime earnings, with ₹2.64 Crores in net profits.

Rising Star Ritwik ‘Fisherman1997’ Khanna (3rd for ₹99,035), Saahib ‘Str8$$$Homey’ Bawa (5th for ₹80,097), and Mohit ‘thejoker’ Mehta (6th for ₹48,793) also earned final table payouts.

Final Table Results

  1. ab1706 – ₹2,16,116
  2. Sahil ‘Captain Falcon’ Mahboobani – ₹1,37,022
  3. Ritwik ‘Fisherman1997’ Khanna – ₹99,035
  4. Saahib ‘Str8$$$Homey’ Bawa – ₹80,097
  5. GTfO18 – ₹63,386
  6. Mohit ‘thejoker’ Mehta – ₹48,793
  7. MysticRiver – ₹36,316
  8. vaji – ₹26,290


Monster Turbo 5 Lakhs GTD – Adda52

Buy-in – ₹2,500

Entries – 154

Re-entries – 114

Prize Pool – ₹6,03,000

Places Paid – 27

Vaibhav ‘vroy219’ Roy outlasted the 268 entry field in Adda52`s ₹5 Lakhs GTD Monster Turbo to win ₹1.62 Lakhs. Praveen ‘thepokerfaceblr’ Chandra came second for ₹94,973.

The Monster Turbo is Vaibhav Roy`s third title this week. He had shipped the Hurricane on Sunday, followed by the Voyager on Tuesday. The Thursday night score has helped him cross the ₹24 Lakh mark in tracked online winnings.

Sagar ‘alwaysnutz’ Choudhury (3rd for ₹72,360), Prashanth ‘ekthatalli’ Sekar (4th for ₹52,763), Varun ‘wazza92’ Vikrant Pande (5th for ₹36,180), Haider ‘donktown22’ Madraswala (6th for ₹25,628), and Vivek ‘vivek94540’ Singh (8th for ₹15,075) also FT-ed the tourney!

Final Table Results

  1. Vaibhav ‘vroy219’ Roy – ₹162,810
  2. Praveen ‘thepokerfaceblr’ Chandra – ₹94,973
  3. Sagar ‘alwaysnutz’ Choudhury – ₹72,360
  4. Prashanth ‘ekthatalli’ Sekar – ₹52,763
  5. Varun ‘wazza92’ Vikrant Pande – ₹36,180
  6. Haider ‘donktown22’ Madraswala – ₹25,628
  7. pokraj – ₹19,598
  8. Vivek ‘vivek94540’ Singh – ₹15,075


UVS#24 Monster Stack 4.7 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 254

Re-entries – 75

Re-buys – 126

Prize Pool – ₹4,70,000

Places Paid – 47

The ₹4.7 Lakhs GTD UVS#24 Monster Stack crowned a champion in Aditya ‘konstantinn’ Singh, who pocketed ₹91,603 for the outright win after eliminating ‘Stargst’ (runner-up for ₹58,186) in second place.

Aditya Singh`s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹70.05 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: ₹19.87 Lakhs

Abdul Rashid ‘DUBAIFISH’ Shaikh (3rd for ₹43,616), Ronuk ‘Redbullwings’ Lekhraj (4th for ₹35,297), Rising Star Aman ‘Karmapoker’ Parakh (5th for ₹27,824), and Gautam ‘gothamcity’ Sethi (7th for ₹15,604) also FT-ed the event.


UVS#23 Golden Vault 3.5 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹550

Entries – 384

Re-entries – 94

Re-buys – 269

Prize Pool – ₹3,73,500

Places Paid – 71

Spartan Poker’s ₹3.5 Lakhs GTD UVS#23 Golden Vault wrangled in 747 entries, collecting ₹3.73 Lakhs in the prize pool.

Rahul Ronald ‘Psyberation’ Abraham and ‘APOPHIS’ decided on a heads-up deal that awarded the former the title and ₹65,350, with the latter walking away with ₹52,153.

Rahul Abraham now has ₹10.56 Lakhs in recorded winnings on Spartan Poker.

Sumit ‘ronav’ Chhabra (4th for ₹25,622), Manoj ‘Solder9’ Kumar (5th for ₹20,132), Aryan ‘CyberPaapi’ Chandwani (6th for ₹15,724), and Ashish ‘UGOTBLUFF’ Pareek (7th for ₹11,840) also FT-ed the event.


The Classic 3 Lakhs GTD PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹1,650

Entries – 112

Re-entries – 64

Prize Pool – ₹3,00,000

Places Paid – 20

PokerStars India’s ₹3 Lakhs GTD The Classic registered 176 entries, overlaying ₹36,000. After almost five hours of playing, the mystery user ‘jjrock420’ emerged victorious taking home a winner’s paycheque worth ₹60,482. ‘vicky191188’ grabbed the runner-up spot for ₹46,567.

Tapan ‘tweedu_taps’ Mansotra (6th for ₹16,364), Abhiroop ‘durrlagtahain’ Gupta (7th for ₹12,599), and Pranav ‘pkpok13’ Khandalkar (9th for ₹7,468) FT-ed the tourney.


Warrior Arena Bounty RE 1.2 Lakhs GTD – PokerDangal

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 83

Rebuys – 28

Prize Pool – ₹1,20,000

PokerDangal’s ₹1.2 Lakhs GTD Warrior Arena recorded 111 entries, and Rohin ws125’ Bhansali outlasted them all to win ₹28,800, after besting online reg Ajit Singh ‘ace_bob’ Arora (runner-up for ₹20,400) in the heads-up showdown.

Rohin Bhansali
Rohin Bhansali



Hitman 30K GTD PLO Khelo365

Buy-in – ₹550