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‘Pradzzz’ Champions The Millionaire Series Main Event; Ujjwal Narwal, Adarsh Jha, Mukesh Surana, Ashish Ahuja & Neel Joshi Rake in Seven-Figures Scores on Sunday

Ujjwal Narwal, Adarsh Jha, Mukesh Surana, Ashish Ahuja, Neel Joshi
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  • Attreyee Khasnabis April 11, 2022
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This past Sunday was another blockbuster one for poker players! While the fourth edition of The Millionaire Series wrapped up on Spartan Poker and other sites on the Quadnet Poker Network, PokerBaazi hosted the 16th MoneyMaker as a part of its #BaaziBillion bonanza.

The mystery user ‘Pradzzz’ was the day’s biggest winner as they took down the ₹1.50 Crores GTD Millionaire Series#27 – The Millionaire Main Event for a jaw-dropping ₹41.74 Lakhs. Young Gun Ujjwal Narwal (2nd for ₹21.65 Lakhs, Biplob Rana (3rd for ₹14.37 Lakhs), and Young Gun Neel Joshi (4th for ₹8.98 Lakhs) rounded out the top four payouts.

PokerGuru Ambassador Ashish Ahuja is now a Millionaire champion and won the distinction after taking down Millionaire Series #25 – Sunday Millionaire for ₹10.19 Lakhs. Ahuja ended the night with ₹11.32 Lakhs in winnings, jumping to #3 in the annual leaderboard rankings.

Mukesh Surana entered the history books as the 16th MoneyMaker champion after taking down PokerBaazi’s ₹1 Crore GTD #BB3 MoneyMaker for ₹10.96 Lakhs. A three-way deal saw Adarsh Jha take home a better ₹14.96 Lakhs for his runner-up finish, while Sriram Sridhar locked in a third-place payout worth ₹11.76 Lakhs.

For a second consecutive week, PokerGuru Ambassador Kartik Ved took down Adda52’s Mega Suits for ₹6.01 Lakhs. Kunal Yadav (2nd for ₹3.51 Lakhs) and Sanish Chhabra (3rd for ₹2.38 Lakhs) secured podium finishes, courtesy of a three-way deal.

Meanwhile, Adda52’s ₹2 Crores GTD Big Millions ran Day 2 yesterday and played down to an eight-handed final table. Vivek Singh (6,271,554) bagged the FT chip lead, with Rishabh Sharma (5,914,592) and Avinash Koneru (4,767,915) rounding out the top three stacks. The event’s final leg will be played live onboard Casino Deltin Royale in Goa on April 19, the last day of the upcoming Deltin Poker Tournament series.

Young Gun Anuj Yadav looks determined to hold his top spot on the annual rankings and won over ₹4.09 Lakhs last night. He most prominently took down PokerStars India’s Sunday Special (On-time Rake Refund) for ₹3.26 Lakhs.

Aditya Singh championed the Sunday Highroller for ₹2.38 Lakhs.

Ashwin Vijay, Tanmay Benara, Debashis Bal, Neelakantan Murali, and Alexcy Newmai won the other Sunday marquees.

Here are the Sunday highlights!

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Spartan Poker

Millionaire Series #27 – The Millionaire Main Event – 1.50 Crores GTD (1st Place 25 Lakhs GTD)

Buy-in – 11,000

Total Entries – 971

Total Re-entries – 242

Total Rebuys – 584

Total Survivors – 247 (173)

Prize Pool – 1,79,70,000

Places Paid – 225

It turned out to be a thrilling finale for The Millionaire Series 4.0, with the 1.50 Crores GTD Millionaire Series #27 – The Millionaire Main Event lighting up the weekend schedule of the series. The 11,000 buy-in, multi-flight event logged in 1,797 entries across five starting flights, accumulating a guarantee-smashing 1.79 Crores prize pool.

Day 2 commenced at 10 PM and ran till 2:51 AM, and the mystery user ‘Pradzzz’ overcame the stiff competition, banking a personal-best 41.74 Lakhs payday! The user is no stranger to tournament success, and last July, they won IOPC #117 Super High Roller. Not done yet, the user went on to win The Masters Table SnG for the bragging rights of becoming The Mastermind.

‘Pradzzz’s Spartan Poker stats: Site Winnings: 87.76 Lakhs | Site Profits: 65.12 Lakhs

Young Gun Ujjwal ‘Lord Hendrix’ Narwal (2nd for 21.65 Lakhs), Biplob ‘hellhell’ Rana (3rd for 14.37 Lakhs), and Young Gun Neel ‘Worm33’ Joshi (4th for 10.06 Lakhs) were others who banked seven figures in the event.

Young Gun Neel Joshi picked up ₹10.58 Lakhs (overall) on the back of three deep runs. He scored in the Millionaire Series Main Event twice, his best finish for taking fourth-place for ₹8.98 Lakhs. His Sunday finishes include:

> 4th in Spartan Poker’s Millionaire Series #27- The Millionaire Main Event for ₹10,06,320 (cumulative)
> 64th in PokerBaazi’s #BB3 MoneyMaker for ₹28,000
> 35th in Spartan Poker’s Millionaire Series #25 -Sunday Millionaire for ₹23,880

Neel Joshi’s online stats – Lifetime Winnings: ₹5.13 Crores | Lifetime Profit: ₹2.14 Crores

Abhimanyu ‘Asraat Manfi’ Mittal (5th for 6.64 Lakhs), Siddarth ‘PeterPunter’ Singhvi (6th for 4.45 Lakhs), and Amit ‘deshominisation’ Kaushik (8th for 2.96 Lakhs) also FT-ed the Millionaire Series #27 – The Millionaire Main Event.

Mohit ‘monuguru’ Gupta (9th for 1.98 Lakhs), PokerGuru Ambassador Arjanveer ‘bazzingaa’ Singh Chadha (10th for 1.44 Lakhs), Gopal ‘TheRealG’ Bajaj (11th for 1.26 Lakhs), Apratim ‘checm@te’ Sharma (12th for 1.26 Lakhs), last night`s BSS SuperStack winner Vinay ‘BeepBeepImaJeep’ Rajpal (13th for 1.26 Lakhs), Shashank ‘Goldfish097’ Shekhar (14th for 1.26 Lakhs), the two-time Mega Suits winner, PokerGuru Ambassador Kartik ‘TheInternetKid’ Ved (15th for 1.26 Lakhs), Ramji ‘bluffpolice123’ Kishore G (16th for 1.08 Lakhs), Romit ’tilt_83′ Advani (17th for 1.08 Lakhs), Vidwath ‘QU@NTUM’ Shetty (18th for 1.08 Lakhs), and Nitesh ‘KATIYAR11’ Katiyar (19th for 1.08 Lakhs) were the notables who finished in the top 20.

Ujjwal Narwal
Ujjwal Narwal

 

Final Table Results

  1. Pradzzz – 41,51,070
  2. Ujjwal ‘Lord Hendrix’ Narwal – 21,65,385
  3. Biplob ‘hellhell’ Rana – 14,37,600
  4. Neel ‘Worm33’ Joshi – 8,98,500
  5. Abhimanyu ‘Asraat Manfi’ Mittal – 6,64,890
  6. Siddarth ‘PeterPunter’ Singhvi – 4,13,310
  7. UNKNOWN – 2,69,550
  8. Amit ‘deshominisation’ Kaushik – 2,24,625

 

Millionaire Series #25 – Sunday Millionaire 45 Lakhs GTD (1st Place 10 Lakhs GTD)

Buy-in – 6,600

Entries – 388

Re-entries – 134

Rebuys – 274

Prize Pool – 47,76,600

Places Paid – 70

PokerGuru Ambassador Ashish ‘Spewushhhiiiii’ Ahuja championed the 45 Lakhs GTD Millionaire Series #25 – Sunday Millionaire for 10.19 Lakhs, posting his fourth-best career finish. He chopped the title heads-up with the first-ever APT Online India Main Event champion Rajat ‘SlugaBed’ Mahajan (2nd for 8.90 Lakhs).

Last night, the lawyer-turned poker pro Ashish Ahuja made another four ITM finishes, rounding up 11.32 Lakhs (overall). His ITM finishes include:

> 1st in Spartan Poker’s Millionaire Series #25 -Sunday Millionaire for 10,19,824

> 5th in Adda52’s Sunday Showdown for 56,571

> 42nd in Spartan Poker’s Millionaire Series #27 – The Millionaire Main Event for 44,925

> 59th in PokerBaazi’s BSS SuperStack for 9,602

> 63rd in PokerStars India’s Sunday Special (On-time Rake Refund) for 1,250

Ashish Ahuja’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 10.87 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 4.18 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #9 | Annual Winnings: 1.29 Crores | Ranked #3 in the 2022 Leaderboard Standings (Total Cashes) | Finished #6 in the 2021 Leaderboard Rankings (Total Cashes)

Ashish Ahuja
Ashish Ahuja

 

Final Table Results

  1. Ashish ‘Spewushhhiiiii’ Ahuja – 10,19,824
  2. Rajat ‘SlugaBed’ Mahajan – 8,90,576
  3. Thomas Tuchel – 4,05,960
  4. heimdall – 2,86,560
  5. thejuniorkid – 1,86,803
  6. Kunal ‘SoormaBhopali’ Patni – 1,43,280
  7. Siddharth ‘champ-ak’ Pandey – 91,283
  8. Shardul ‘Caribbean Flex’ Parthasarathi – 71,640

 

Millionaire Series #26 – 10 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 1,100

Entries – 580

Rebuys – 198

Rebuys – 419

Prize Pool – 11,97,111

Places Paid – 111

The 10 Lakhs GTD Millionaire Series #26 registered 1,197 entries, creating a 11.97 Lakhs. The user ‘Gabbar1973’ came out on top to collect 2.26 Lakhs, while Brijesh ‘Sanu15’ Rao came second for 1.37 Lakhs.

‘Gabbar1973’s Spartan Poker stats: Site Winnings: 24.64 Lakhs | Title Wins: #35 | Final Table Finishes: #135

Final Table Results

  1. Gabbar1973 – 2,26,113
  2. Brijesh ‘Sanu15’ Rao – 1,37,775
  3. BBOND007 – 97,675
  4. Abhishek ‘uncle_scrooge’ Kumar – 73,735
  5. Devang ‘THENERDGUY’ Yadav – 58,414
  6. Rajat ‘SlugaBed’ Mahajan – 44,169
  7. UraiseIshove2 – 31,721
  8. Yash ‘gambler11’ Jaiswal – 21,666

 

Millionaire Series #28 D’Lite – 10 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 550

Entries – 2,090

Prize Pool – 10,46,500

Places Paid – 239

Survivors – 244

The mystery user with the moniker ‘AceBoy’ was the last player standing in Spartan Poker’s 10 Lakhs GTD Millionaire Series #28 D’Lite and walked away with the 1.43 Lakhs up-top. He chopped the title with Navdeep ‘Psychonaut’ Sahi (2nd for 1.42 Lakhs).

The 550 buy-in event logged in a total of 2,090 entries across three starting flights (Day 1A – 815, Day 1B – 635, Day 1C Turbo – 640), and the top 239 places got a share from the 10.46 Lakhs prize pool.

Final Table Results

  1. AceBoy – 1,43,251*
  2. Navdeep ‘Psychonaut’ Sahi – 1,42,098*
  3. Abhishek ‘abhiom’ Chhajer – 71,790
  4. hutu001 – 52,220
  5. Bigboy larry barese – 42,823
  6. $unLyht – 32,379
  7. Suraj ‘MichaelScarn’ Arora – 24,760
  8. Myron ‘mehhhhh’ Pereira – 17,487

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

Millionaire Series #24 – 6 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 1,650

Entries – 292

Re-entries –48

Re-buys – 182

Prize Pool – 7,83,000

Places Paid – 47

The IOPC JULY 2021 Blaze of Glory runner-up finisher Ashwin ‘A116’ Vijay was the last player standing in Spartan Poker`s 6 Lakhs GTD Millionaire Series #24 and won the 1.52 Lakhs up-top. The user ‘cobainkurt’ placed runner-up for 96,935.

Ashwin Vijay also cashed in Adda52’s Holdem Bash (21st for 2,125). His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 1.63 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 37 Lakhs | Titles won in 2022: #2

Ashwin Vijay
Ashwin Vijay

 

Final Table Results

  1. Ashwin ‘A116’ Vijay – 1,52,607
  2. cobainkurt – 96,935
  3. Raghav ‘Mr. Bean’ Ananth – 72,662
  4. Jaggi11 – 58,803
  5. Archit ‘Archit810’ Agarwal – 46,354
  6. UNKNOWN – 35,392
  7. Manish ‘thekid’ Lakhotia – 25,996
  8. Bally123 – 19,105

 

With the last of The Millionaire Series 4.0 events wrapping up yesterday, the final standings in the 20 Lakhs-added leaderboard race have been announced. The MS #11 champion Mohit ‘thejoker’ Mehta topped the leaderboard standings, netting 4.80 Lakhs in leaderboard prizes. Amit ‘deshominisation’ Kaushik finished runner-up for 3 Lakhs, and Harsh ‘Chiraunjilal Khosla’ Bubna finished third for 2.40 Lakhs.

Mohit Mehta
Mohit Mehta

 

The Millionaire Series 4.0 Leaderboard Final Standings

RankPlayerPrize Amount (BM)
1Mohit 'thejoker' Mehta₹4,80,000
2Amit 'deshominisation' Kaushik₹3,00,000
3Harsh 'Chiraunjilal Khosla' Bubna₹2,40,000
4Manish 'thekid' Lakhotia₹2,00,000
5Bhushan 'funchampion' Sohani₹1,80,000
6Anil 'anil999' Arora₹1,60,000
7Abhijeet 'TheSupremeOne' Kumar₹1,40,000
8Ashutosh 'stupefy' Balodhi₹1,20,000
9InscrutablE₹1,00,000
10Jaikiran 'GOLI SODA' Kumar₹80,000

‘failor’ (Won Reloaded 1.50 Lakhs GTD for 34,875) and ‘Jainsaab96’ (Won The Centurion 50K GTD for 10,575) won the other Sunday marquees on Spartan Poker.

 

PokerBaazi

#BB3 MoneyMaker – 1 Crore GTD

Buy-in – 11,000

Entries – 483

Re-entries – 388

Prize Pool – 1,00,00,000

Places Paid – 108

PokerBaazi’s 1 flight 1 Crore GTD #BB3 MoneyMaker, the third in a series of seven MoneyMaker tournaments scheduled on subsequent Sundays, drove up the weekend action on the site! The 11,000 buy-in event roped in an 871-entry field and played down to a three-way deal.

Mukesh ‘Guruuu’ Surana emerged as the eventual champion and, along with a career-best 10.96 Lakhs in prize money, grabbed the distinction of becoming the 16th player to win the MoneyMaker title.

Even though denied the title, Adarsh ‘lazygamer007’ Jha banked the lion`s share of the prize money, 14.96 Lakhs, in second place, as he held the chip lead when the FT deal was struck. The second-place finisher Sriram ‘onepotoneshot88’ Sridhar didn`t have much to complain about as he raked in 11.76 Lakhs for his efforts.

A former Mega Suits winner, Mukesh Surana, made another ITM finish in Spartan Poker’s Reloaded (11th for 2,925), adding 11 Lakhs on Sunday. His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 99.17 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: 20.83 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #6

Adarsh Jha was in spectacular form last night and lapped up 15.59 Lakhs from two deep runs.

Adarsh Jha
Adarsh Jha

 

> 2nd in PokerBaazi’s #BB3 MoneyMaker for 14,96,421

> 1st in PokerBaazi’s BSS 2 Lakhs GTD for 63,219

The 11,000 buy-in flagship filled in 12.90 Lakhs in overlays.

Siddharth ‘GangnamGangi’ Gangwar (5th for 4.38 Lakhs), PokerGuru Ambassador Deepankur ‘Dp179’ Gupta (6th for 3.54 Lakhs), and Young Gun’s Siddhanth ‘ender’ Kripalani (7th for 2.93 Lakhs) and Kanchan ‘Kanchansharma’ Sharma (8th for 2.33 Lakhs) FT-ed the event.

Siddharth Gangwar made quite the run last, cashing in six events for a collective ₹5.73 Lakhs. His Sunday finishes include:

> 5th in PokerBaazi’s #BB3 MoneyMaker for ₹4,38,000
> 8th in PokerBaazi’s BSS SuperStack for ₹67,211
> 7th in PokerStars India’s Sunday Highroller (On-time Rake Refund) for ₹49,368
> 21st in PokerStars India’s Sunday Special (On-time Rake Refund) for ₹12,717
> 45th in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) BSS SPRINT for ₹5,033
> 34th in PokerStars India’s Big Bubble Rush for ₹875

Siddharth Gangwar’s online stats – Lifetime Winnings: ₹2.45 Crores | Lifetime Profit: ₹85.09 Lakhs

Pavankiran ‘rootahuamachi’ Bellamkonda (9th for 1.75 Lakhs), Atul ‘ChampioNNN’ Nagpal (10th for 1.30 Lakhs), Kanishk ‘gooner1317’ Upreti (12th for 1.30 Lakhs), Pravin ‘littlejony’ Garle (13th for 1.05 Lakhs), Rising Star Pratibh ‘pratibhsaluja’ Saluja (14th for 1.05 Lakhs), Young Gun Siddharth ‘schemer’ Karia (17th for 90,000), Anmol ‘airball’ Narang (18th for 90,000), and Ankit ‘akj290’ Jajodia (19th for 80,000) posted a deep run!

Mukesh Surana
Mukesh Surana

 

Final Table Results

  1. Mukesh ‘Guruuu’ Surana – 10,96,466*
  2. Adarsh ‘lazygamer007’ Jha – 14,96,421*
  3. Sriram ‘onepotoneshot88’ Sridhar – 11,76,113*
  4. TheBrunson – 5,86,000
  5. Siddharth ‘GangnamGangi’ Gangwar – 4,38,000
  6. Deepankur ‘Dp179’ Gupta – 3,54,000
  7. Siddhanth ‘ender’ Kripalani – 2,93,000
  8. Kanchan ‘Kanchansharma’ Sharma – 2,33,000

*denotes a three-way deal

 

BSS SuperStack – 20 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 5,500

Entries – 255

Re-Entries – 264

Prize Pool – 25,95,000

Places Paid – 63

The 20 Lakhs GTD BSS SuperStack, logged in 519 entries in its latest run to post 25.95 Lakhs in the prize pool (29.75% more than its listed guarantee).

After eight hours and forty-two minutes of play, the former Full House runner-up Vinay ‘vinay09’ Raj