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After several lackluster weekends, this past one was significantly more eventful, with Spartan Poker’s The Millionaire Series returning for a third edition on Sunday. Predictably, Sunday`s biggest winner was none other than the ₹1 Crore GTD Millionaire Series#4 – Marvel champion Aman Bhadu (cover image), who collected a personal-best ₹25 Lakhs for his smashing run last night. ‘Sanju0101’ came second for ₹14.70 Lakhs.
Just as The Millionaire Series 3.0 kicked off, Adda52’s Nano Poker Series (NPS) was wounding down to a close. The series’ showstopper, the Nano Main Event, found a winner in Arpan Majhi, who pocketed ₹4.59 Lakhs.
The former Millionaire champion Ayush Garg made away with a whopping ₹8.95 Lakhs yesterday, including the Adda52 Millions title for ₹6.86 Lakhs. The latest Diwali Rush Series Main Event champion, PokerGuru Ambassador Arjanveer Singh Chadha, locked in a runner-up payout worth ₹4 Lakhs.
K Chandrasekhar trounced a 396-entry field in PokerBaazi’s BSS SuperStack, netting ₹3.63 Lakhs.
Young Gun Ujjwal Narwal locked horns with PokerGuru Ambassador Laksh Pal Singh, ranked #3 on the annual leaderboard, in PokerStars India’s Sunday Highroller. Narwal walked away with a winner’s paycheque worth ₹2.86 Lakhs, while Singh settled for a runner-up payout worth ₹2.20 Lakhs.
Mohit Mehta, Myron Pereira, Pawan Tez, Pratik Manjrekar, Neeraj Kumar, Anuj Laddhad, Chanti Nayak, Mohsin Shaikh, Nikhil R Prajapathi, Anav Bhayan, Ameya Gokhale, and Parag Shah won the other Sunday majors!
Here are the Sunday highlights!
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The Millionaire Series 3.0 got off to a roaring start on Sunday! The featured event on Day 1 of the series, the ₹1 Crore GTD Millionaire Series#4 – Marvel, saw Aman ‘HatodaTyagi’ Bhadu walking away with the title and a career-best ₹25 Lakhs! He also finished 102nd in the event for another ₹16,000. The former The Millionaire runner-up finisher bested ‘Sanju0101’ (2nd for ₹14.70 Lakhs) heads-up to win the first marquee event of The Millionaire Series 3.0, landing his first title in over two months.
Aman Bhadu’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.60 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹70.19 Lakhs
Akshay ‘dancingprances’ Ranpise (3rd for ₹8.25 Lakhs), Siddarth ‘PeterPunter’ Singhvi (4th for ₹5.75 Lakhs), Raghav ‘Mr. Bean’ Ananth (6th for ₹2.50 Lakhs), the first-ever IOPC – The Crown winner Harshit ‘PokerinOlympics’ Sanghi (7th for ₹1.70 Lakhs), and Saurabh ‘Faiyaas_Takkar’ Ramola (8th for ₹1.40 Lakhs) also FT-ed the multi-flight event.
Spartan Poker`s Sunday mainstay, the Sunday Superstack, ran under The Millionaire Series branding yesterday. The ₹50 Lakhs GTD (1st place ₹10 Lakhs GTD) Millionaire Series #3 – Sunday Superstack registered 421 entrants, filling in ₹7.90 Lakhs in overlays. Tanmay ‘tsb2127’ Sanjay Bhalerao championed the event for a personal-best (on Spartan Poker) ₹13.25 Lakhs, while Vaibhav ‘Beautiful Mistakes’ Sharma placed runner-up for ₹8.25 Lakhs.
Vaibhav Sharma added a cumulative ₹9.46 Lakhs in Sunday winnings on the back of three deep runs.
His ITM finishes include:
> 2nd in Spartan Poker’s Millionaire Series #3 – Sunday Superstack for ₹8,25,000
> 5th in PokerStars India’s Sunday Highroller for ₹1,00,213
> 22nd in Adda52’s Adda52 Millions for ₹21,250
Mohit ‘thejoker’ Mehta came out on top in the other Sunday marquee, the ₹6.50 Lakhs GTD Millionaire Series#2, to win ₹1.25 Lakhs, and chopped the title heads-up with ‘NanuPOW’ (2nd for ₹1.19 Lakhs). The event locked in a 346-entry field, posting a ₹6.92 Lakhs prize pool.
The ₹5 Lakhs GTD Millionaire Series#1 was taken down by Rohan a.k.a ‘The Millionaire’ for ₹96,750, while ‘Vakeel.sahab’ placed second for ₹61,000.
‘2Pac4life’ (Won Sunday Night Rider ₹1.40 Lakhs GTD for ₹35,263), Parag ‘Persie’ Shah (Won The Centurion ₹80K GTD for ₹16,920) and ‘Mess10’ (Won Epic Insomniac (Boost) ₹8K GTD for ₹3,196) shipped the other Sunday marquees on Spartan Poker.
PokerBaazi’s Sunday showstopper, the ₹20 Lakhs GTD BSS SuperStack, attracted a 396-entry field, falling four entries, i.e., ₹20,000 short of its 400-player guarantee. After over eight hours of play, the former The Weekly HighRoller third-place finisher K ‘thesword’ Chandrasekhar came out on top to collect a personal-best (on PokerBaazi) ₹3.63 Lakhs. He chopped the title heads-up with ‘Navneet78’ (2nd for ₹3.51 Lakhs).
The champion K Chandrasekhar also posted a third-place finish in the ₹5 Lakhs GTD BSS Sprint 7-Max for ₹59,820 to make for a total take-home of ₹4.23 Lakhs, boosting his PokerBaazi tally to ₹18.02 Lakhs.
Shashank ‘Iverson003’ Shekhar packed in quite the punch last night with four ITM finishes worth a collective ₹1.64 Lakhs.
His ITM finishes include:
> 8th in PokerBaazi’s BSS SuperStack for ₹56,000
> 3rd in PokerBaazi’s BSS MonsterStack 6-Max for ₹55,760
> 12th in Adda52’s Adda52 Millions for ₹37,500
> 19th in PokerStars India’s Sunday Special – PKO for ₹15,063
Shashank Shekhar’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.82 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹40.89 Lakhs | Annual Winnings: ₹62.22 Lakhs
The site`s new “Rs. 10 Mein 10 Lakhpati” weekly event got done with the Week 1 Finale on Sunday and made 10 players Lakhpati`s. The week-long event registered a vast 26,535-entry field across 18 qualifiers, and only 873 survivors (unique) returned to play the Finale. It took under five hours for 10 players to walk away with six figures added to their PokerBaazi wallet.
Nitin ‘Nitindragon’ Verma, Praveen ‘praveen.vr’ Kumar VR, Shivakumar ‘daddyaddy’ Dubey, Hobito ‘hanpyhan’ Yepthomi, ‘Royalflush84’ (anonymity requested), Snehashis ‘snehashis11’ Mandal, Sonu ‘blackhole007’ Kumar, ‘iamhorizon’ (anonymity requested), Pawan ‘pawannagar912’ Nagar, and Ganesh ‘Ganesh24’ Durgade – each banked ₹1 Lakh in prize money.
Navdeep ‘Psychonaut’ Sahi was eliminated on the money-bubble in 11th place and won a OnePlus Nord phone as consolation!
The good news is that the event has another two weekly editions to run with the Week 2 qualifiers starting today!
PokerBaazi hosted two ₹5 Lakhs GTD events yesterday at 5 PM and 9 PM. The ₹2,750 buy-in 5 PM marquee, BSS MonsterStack 6-Max logged in 205 entries to collect ₹5.12 Lakhs in the prize pool. Myron ‘priyankAAchoprAA’ Pereira championed the event for ₹1.24 Lakhs beating ‘bencb789’ (anonymity requested) (2nd for ₹86,766) in heads-up play.
Myron Pereira crossed the money line in three events yesterday, banking ₹1.65 Lakhs cumulatively.
His ITM finishes include:
> 1st in PokerBaazi’s BSS MonsterStack 6-Max for ₹1.24 Lakhs
> 10th in PokerStars India’s Sunday Highroller for ₹35,357
> 149th in Adda52’s Nano Main Event for ₹5,433
Myron Pereira’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹5.07 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹83.47 Lakhs | Annual Winnings: ₹2.25 Crores | Ranked #20 in the Annual Leaderboard Standings
The 9 PM marquee, BSS Sprint 7-Max, drew 300 entries to collect ₹6 Lakhs. PokerBaazi reg ‘bencb789’ (anonymity requested) was the last player standing and struck a heads-up deal with ‘1levelup’ (2nd for ₹1.08 Lakhs) to collect ₹1.17 Lakhs.
Last night, the champion’ bencb789’ was hunting for a second title in the BSS MonsterStack 6-Max and placed runner-up for ₹86,766. These two deep runs added ₹2.04 Lakhs to their tally. ‘bencb789’`s PokerBaazi stats: Site Winnings: ₹42.12 Lakhs | Site Profits: ₹9.03 Lakhs
Neeraj ‘SelfClaimedPro’ Kumar (Won BSS ₹2 Lakhs GTD for ₹50,474), Chanti ‘Majay’ Nayak (Won BSS Night Sprint ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD for ₹38,833), Nikhil ‘rn4516’ R Prajapathi (Won BSS Afternoon Sprint ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹28,515), Anav ‘Pokerdudes15’ Bhayan (Won BSS Kickoff ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹25,139), and ‘klztn6vovgu’ (Won Daily 5-Max ₹50K GTD for ₹9,393) won the other PokerBaazi marquees on Sunday.
The biggest draw on PokerStars India, the ₹15 Lakhs GTD Sunday Special – Progressive KO, overlaid ₹2.45 Lakhs (an over 15% deficit) as 251 hopefuls ponied up the ₹5,500 buy-in. The user ‘kaarrty20’ raced past them all to win ₹2.35 Lakhs, with Abhishek ‘abhiaum’ Chhajer placing runner-up for his second-largest score worth ₹2.08 Lakhs.
Abhishek Chhajer`s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹58 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: ₹10.80 Lakhs
The other Sunday flagship, the ₹12 Lakhs GTD Sunday Highroller, was also made to fill in a significant ₹2.20 Lakhs overlay shortfall. Young Gun Ujjwal ‘cougarhunter69’ Narwal (opted out of our tracked database) overcame the reg-laden 98-entry field to collect ₹2.86 Lakhs, with the #3 ranked player of the year, PokerGuru Ambassador Laksh ‘B00MTilt23’ Pal Singh placing runner-up for ₹2.20 Lakhs.
Laksh Pal Singh raked in ₹3.39 Lakhs last night after two more deep runs.
His ITM finishes include:
> 2nd in PokerStars India`s Sunday Highroller for ₹2.20 Lakhs
> 11th in Adda52 Millions for ₹43,750
> 12th in SpartaMillionaire Series #4 Marvel for ₹75,000
Laksh Pal Singh`s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹8.62 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹4.11 Crores | Annual Winnings: ₹ 3.59 Crores | Annual Profits: ₹1.77 Crores | Ranked #3 in the Annual Leaderboard Standings
‘oldmonk1’ (Won Big Bubble Rush ₹1.75 Lakhs GTD for ₹46,765), ‘sushtahi’ (Won Ultrasonic ₹1.25 Lakhs GTD for ₹30,205), ‘bdmf555’ (Won Sunday Storm ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹28,894), Ameya ‘encashed’ Gokhale (Won Sunday Warm-Up ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹23,576), and ‘karanwad’ (Won Deepstack ₹50K GTD for ₹12,677) took down the other Sunday marquees on PokerStars India.
Sunday brought the curtains down on another edition of Adda52’s Nano Poker Series. There were two ₹15 Lakhs GTD events interspersed with some exciting high roller action.
The ₹25 Lakhs GTD Nano Main Event ran the last two of its seven starting flights on Sunday. By the time the registrations closed, a total of 1,936 players had entered the field, generating a guarantee-smashing ₹29.05 Lakhs prize pool. Only 247 players made it to Day 2 that ran from 10 PM to 3.46 AM. Arpan ‘Distroyer’ Majhi emerged as the eventual champion and won ₹4.59 Lakhs, with ‘sonuduve’ finishing runner-up for ₹3.30 Lakhs.
In the ₹25 Lakhs Lakhs GTD Adda52 Millions, former The Millionaire champion Ayush ‘lazyman’ Garg waded past the 239-player field to collect the hefty ₹6.86 Lakhs winner’s paycheque. PokerGuru Ambassador Arjanveer Singh ‘arjan30’ Chadha placed runner-up for ₹4 Lakhs.
Ayush Garg ITM-ed three more events for ₹8.95 Lakhs in Sunday winnings.
His top finishes include:
> 1st in Adda52 Millions for ₹6.86 Lakhs
> 3rd in PokerStars India`s Sunday Highroller for ₹1.70 Lakhs
Ayush Garg`s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹3.96 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.77 Crores
Arjanveer Singh Chadha also posted a 34th place finish in PokerBaazi’s BSS SuperStack worth ₹13,000. The Chandigarh-based pro earned ₹4.13 Lakhs on Sunday, boosting his lifetime tally to ₹8.60 Crores.
The ₹15 Lakhs GTD Nano Highroller registered a 501- entry field, overlaying ₹1.32 Lakhs, and 53 places got paid. Site reg ‘Peacelover’ (anonymity requested) shipped the event for ₹2.62 Lakhs, following a heads-up deal with Kritagya ‘kritagya_17’ Sharma (2nd for ₹2.27 Lakhs).
Kritagya Sharma`s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹91.39 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: ₹6.79 Lakhs
Pawan ‘_luffy_1x1’ Tez (Won Tornado ₹3.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹97,391), Pratik ‘manjer24’ Manjrekar (Won Nano DST ₹2.25 Lakhs GTD for ₹53,664), Anuj ‘anuj1610’ Laddhad (Won Nano Monster Turbo ₹2.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹45,320), Mohsin ‘gongo’ Shaikh (Won Nano Fantastic Four ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹32,903), ‘tenfiveftw’ (Won Nano Sunday Blast ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹26,500) and ‘bhupendra9846’ (Won Nano Battleship ₹30K GTD for ₹10,192) featured among the other prominent winners on Adda52.
The user ‘kingslayer77’ was the biggest winner on Khelo365 yesterday. The mystery user championed both the ₹1 Lakh GTD Big Bang (₹40,000) and the ₹50K GTD Dominator (₹15,500), lapping up ₹55,500 overall.
Friday’s Prime Time PLO runner-up finisher, ‘Paullmmi1’, bagged the second-place finish in the Big Bang for ₹25,000, while ‘fortunemaker’ came second in the Dominator for ₹10,500.
Note: We will not be carrying the detailed report for our Daily Majors recap today!
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