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PokerGuru Ambassadors Mithun Mahesh and Kartik Ved headlined the list of Sunday winners. While Mahesh emerged as the day’s biggest winner after taking down the Adda52 Big Game for ₹11.40 Lakhs, Ved clinched the first-ever The Prestige on Spartan Poker for ₹10.13 Lakhs (cumulative). Both players picked up multiple scores throughout the day, with Mahesh raking in ₹14.88 Lakhs in Sunday earnings, while Ved pocketed ₹10.51 Lakhs.
Mahesh and Ved’s fellow Team Ambassador Ashish Ahuja also netted ₹11.46 Lakhs in overall Sunday winnings. He not only chopped the Adda52 Big Game with Mahesh but also ran deep in two other events.
Young Gun Sanat Mehrotra shipped PokerBaazi’s BSS SuperStack for ₹4.20 Lakhs, while Vinay Bk settled for a runner-up finish worth ₹2.94 Lakhs.
Atishay Samuel took down the Sunday Special PKO for ₹3.07 Lakhs, while Young Gun Shardul Parthasarathi won the Sunday Highroller for ₹2.91 Lakhs.
Last night, Ravi Jain was also among the breakout performers as he claimed back-to-back titles in Spartan Poker’s Sunday Monster and PokerBaazi’s BSS Afternoon SPRINT, pocketing over ₹1 Lakh in cumulative winnings.
Nitin Arora, Ayush Garg, Yash Chitre, Anuj Laddhad, Praveen KR, and Rakshit Vedh won the other Sunday flagships.
Here are the Sunday highlights!
With The Millionaire on a hiatus this week, Spartan Poker ran its brand-new ₹50 Lakhs GTD The Prestige. The two-day tourney saw 1,049 entrants pay the ₹5,500 buy-in leading to a prize pool collection of ₹52.45 Lakhs.
The former Millionaire champion, PokerGuru Ambassador Kartik ‘TheInternetKid’ Ved, who is presently en-route to Las Vegas to participate in the 52nd WSOP, trounced the crowded field to claim the first-ever The Prestige title for a handsome ₹9.70 Lakhs payday. Ved had carried multiple stacks into Day 2 of The Prestige and also picked up a 17th place finish for ₹42,957, netting ₹10.13 Lakhs in the tourney. The former WSOP online bracelet winner also placed 21st in the Sunday Superstack for ₹37,800, raking in ₹10.51 Lakhs in Sunday winnings.
Kartik Ved stats – Lifetime Winnings: ₹7.15 Crores | Lifetime Profit: ₹3.33 Crores | Annual Winnings: ₹2.54 Crores | Annual Profit: ₹1.22 Crores | Ranked #10 on the annual leaderboard
Santosh ‘poxz’ Sharma (2nd for ₹5.91 Lakhs) and PokerGuru Ambassador Ankit ‘Shippament’ Wadhawan (3rd for ₹4.14 Lakhs) rounded out the top three payouts.
Running from 8 PM to 3:23 AM, the ₹35 Lakhs GTD Sunday SuperStack locked in 304 entries, but it wasn’t enough to avoid the ₹4.60 Lakhs overlay. In the end, the anonymous user ‘Dr Putin’ emerged as the victor as they took home the ₹7.40 Lakhs top prize. ‘badreg28’ finished runner-up for ₹4.98 Lakhs.
The ₹8 Lakhs GTD Money Heist locked in 634 entries, falling ₹1.66 Lakhs short of its break-even mark. The mystery user ‘cheekychugh’ took down the event for ₹1.55 Lakhs, while Aritra ‘The Dark Lord’ Hazra came in second for ₹98,400.
Ravi ‘Rvjn91’ Jain (Won Sunday Monster Stack ₹3 Lakhs GTD for ₹65,972), Anuj ‘Anuj16101’ Laddhad (Won Reloaded ₹2 Lakhs GTD for ₹44,300), ‘rabadas’ (Won Sunday Night Rider ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD for ₹37,944), ‘Shashu1997’ (Won The Centurion ₹70K GTD for ₹14,045), ‘R.K.K’ (Won Last Chance (Boost) ₹45K GTD for ₹12,375) and ‘vaayu’ (Won Epic Insomniac – Twilight Zone ₹15K GTD for ₹5,550) shipped the other Sunday marquees on Spartan Poker.
The staple Sunday flagship on PokerBaazi, the ₹20 Lakhs GTD BSS SuperStack logged in 392 entrants who coughed up the ₹5,500 buy-in and resulted in a shortfall of ₹40,000.
Taking home the title after over eight hours of non-stop gameplay was Sanat ‘mehro2511’ Mehrotra who walked away with ₹4.20 Lakhs up top cash prize after prevailing over Vinay ‘vinstill’ Bk (runner-up for ₹2.94 Lakhs) in the heads-up clash.
Sanat Mehrotra’s stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹6.61 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹2.39 Crores | Annual Winnings: ₹2.46 Crores
The ₹5 Lakhs GTD BSS Sprint 7-Max generated a guarantee smashing ₹6.18 Lakhs prize pool after recording a starting field of 309 participants. Topping them all was Nitin ‘philhermouth’ Arora who took away ₹1.37 Lakhs up top after defeating ‘sonushejpal’ (runner-up for ₹95,790) in the heads-up clash.
Nitin Arora`s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹3.85 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹73.14 Lakhs| Annual Winnings: ₹1.84 Crores
The ₹5 Lakhs GTD BSS MonsterStack 6-Max obliterated its posted guarantee by ₹48,000 on the back of 219 contestants who bought in for ₹2,750 and the top 27 places boarded the money bus. Racing past the competition was ‘nnavin3386’ who took away the lion’s share worth ₹1.29 Lakhs after prevailing over Pratik ‘Pratikp’ Kayal (runner-up for ₹90,390) in the heads-up battle.
Yash ‘riraizer’ Chitre (Won BSS ₹2 Lakhs GTD for ₹52,940), ‘King19’ (Won BSS Night SPRINT ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹46,680), Ravi ‘rvjn91’ Jain (Won BSS Afternoon SPRINT ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹34,220), ‘VikramJaiswal7’ (Won PLO Daily ₹40K GTD for ₹11,820) and ‘Mellowman’ (Won Daily ₹50K GTD for ₹8,640) took down the other Sunday marquees on PokerBaazi.
PokerStars India’s Sunday marquee, the ₹18 Lakhs GTD Sunday Special PKO commenced at 5 PM and clocked 297 entries, filling in ₹3.15 Lakhs in overlay shortfall. After over eight hours of play, Atishay ‘momstacos’ Samuel made his way to the top to win the event for ₹3.07 Lakhs (includes ₹1.32 Lakhs in bounties). ‘awanabsa’ secured a runner-up payday of ₹2.10 Lakhs (includes ₹35,391 in bounties).
This is the second Sunday Special PKO title that Samuel has won. On March 10, 2019, he had won the event for a personal-best ₹4.53 Lakhs. Samuel FTed two more events and ITMed another yesterday to earn a cumulative ₹3.54 Lakhs, boosting his lifetime scores to ₹1.13 Crores.
His top finishes include:
>1st in the Sunday Special PKO ₹18 Lakhs GTD for ₹3.07 Lakhs
> 4th in Tornado ₹3.5 Lakhs GTD for ₹31,500
> 6th in the BSS ₹2 Lakhs GTD for ₹10,620
The ₹15 Lakhs GTD Sunday Highroller attracted 119 players to fall ₹3.10 Lakhs short of meeting the advertised guarantee. The tournament went down the wire after the two finalists agreed to chop it. Young Gun Shardul ‘merci999’ Parthasarathi grabbed the bragging rights for ₹2.91 Lakhs, courtesy of the deal, with Sahil ‘inaboobham‘ Mahboobani falling one spot short to bank an equal payday.
The 28-year-old Parthasarathi also placed 15th in the Sunday Special PKO for ₹20,847, all in all earning over ₹3.12 Lakhs on PokerStars India last night, growing his lifetime scores to ₹4.72 Crores.
Praveen ‘pinaxwd’ KR (Won Big Bubble Rush ₹2 Lakhs GTD for ₹41,358), ‘nish.galaara’ (Won Ultrasonic ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD for ₹39,819), Rakshit ‘4betshov’ Vedh (Won Sunday Storm ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD for ₹28,984) and ‘yuvidilwariya’ (Won Deepstack ₹50K GTD for ₹13,722) won the other marquee Sunday tourney on the site.
Headlining the Sunday roster on Adda52 was the ₹50 Lakhs GTD Adda52 Big Game. Part of the site’s ₹11 Crore GTD October Fest, the featured event promised an ₹50 Lakhs prize pool guarantee for an entry buy-in of ₹27,500. The 9 PM marquee attracted 193 entries, falling a negligible ₹1.75 Lakhs (7 entries) short of its listed guarantee. After a heads-up deal between two PokerGuru Ambassadors, the former The Millionaire winner Mithun ‘themiths’ Mahesh clinched the title for ₹11.40 Lakhs. Mahesh was undoubtedly the biggest winner of the day. He collected a cumulative ₹14.88 Lakhs from four ITM scores.
His scores were:
> Won Adda52 Big Game for ₹11.40 Lakhs
> 3rd in PokerStars India’s Sunday Highroller for ₹1.95 Lakhs
> 9th, 15th, and 45th in Spartan Poker’s The Prestige for ₹72,276, ₹48,202, and ₹17,361 respectively (₹1.38 Lakhs cumulatively)
> 31st in PokerStars India’s Sunday Special PKO for ₹14,758
The Adda52 Big Game win marked his 14th title of the year and his fourth title win for the month. His stats: Lifetime Winnings – ₹4.38 Crores | Lifetime Profits – ₹1.81 Crores | Annual Winnings – ₹2.57 Crores | Ranks #9 in the Annual Winnings Leaderboard standings
The former IOPC The Elite winner Ashish ‘rocky3705’ Ahuja secured the runner-up payday worth ₹11 Lakhs in the Adda52 Big Game courtesy of the heads-up chop. He ITM-ed two more events, collecting a cumulative ₹11.46 Lakhs. His stats: Lifetime Winnings – ₹9.21 Crores | Lifetime Profits – ₹3.55 Crores | Annual Winnings – ₹2.64 Crores | Ranks #79 in the Annual Winnings Leaderboard standings
The two-time BSS SuperStack winner Vinay ‘ContemporisT’ Bk claimed his 8th title win of the year in Adda52’s ₹10 Lakhs GTD Sunday Showdown for ₹1.70 Lakhs following a heads-up deal with veteran pro Jasven ‘bajateraho’ Saigal (runner-up for ₹1.62 Lakhs).
Vinay Bk banked a collective ₹5.26 Lakhs in Sunday scores. His prominent scores were:
> Runner-up in PokerBaazi’s BSS SuperStack for ₹2.94 Lakhs
> Won Adda52’s Sunday Showdown for ₹1.70 Lakhs
Vinay Bk’s stats: Lifetime Winnings – ₹3.25 Crores | Lifetime Profits – ₹74.28 Lakhs | Annual Winnings – ₹87.05 Lakhs
The ₹2,500 buy-in Sunday Showdown event registered a negligible ₹7,750 in overlays from 441 entries.
The third marquee event of the day, the ₹5 Lakhs GTD Ship It, attracted 463 entries, overlaying ₹37,000. Sushant ‘Tryndamere’ Singh championed the event for ₹95,056, beating Rakshit ‘ved234’ Vedh (runner-up for ₹69,676) in the head-up duel. This was Singh’s second title victory of the year, boosting his lifetime earnings tally to ₹48.11 Lakhs.
Rakshit Vedh posted two podium place scores, banking ₹98,660. His scores were:
> Runner-up in Adda52’s Ship It for ₹69,676
> Won PokerStars India’s Sunday Storm for ₹28,894
The other Sunday title winners on Adda52 include Ayush ‘lazyman’ Garg (Won Tornado ₹4 Lakhs GTD for ₹97,300) and ‘Mahimaarrahahai’ (Won Holdem Bash ₹2.5 Lakhs GTD for ₹70,000).
‘scorpion14’ shipped the Big Bang ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹43,000, while ‘FULLMOONZZZ’ took down the Dominator ₹50K GTD for ₹17,000.
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Note: Due to the Durga Puja festival in West Bengal, we will not be carrying the detailed reports for our Sunday Online Railbird Report recap today.