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Spartan Poker’s ₹25+ Crores GTD Legend Poker Series is Off to a Guarantee-Crushing Start; #LegendsOfTomorrow Trends on Twitter

Legend Poker Series - Spartan Poker
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  • Attreyee Khasnabis November 25, 2022
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India’s leading online poker site Spartan Poker has dished out choc-a-block action throughout November. With the holiday season around the corner, the poker giant will be closing out the month in style with its ongoing ₹25+ Crores GTD Legend Poker Series, adding the finishing touch to what has already been a terrific November for tournament players.

Living up to all the hype, the Legend Poker Series made a grand debut on November 24, with all the Day 1 marquee`s registering guarantee-crushing turnouts! While the series grabbed the attention of poker lovers on the felts, it got quite a bit of attention on Twitter! The LPS tagline ‘#LegendsOfTomorrow’ was trending on Twitter till early evening yesterday!



While Day 1 was undoubtedly action-packed, the best is yet to come! The biggest draw of this ‘legendary’ series is indubitably the ₹2.50 Crores GTD Legend Main Event. The ₹11,000 entry buy-in Main Event will host eight starting flights from December 5 to 11.

Other featured events sporting eight-figure guarantees include:

  • ₹1.50 Crores GTD Legend #25 Esteem (November 24 to 27)
  • ₹1 Crore GTD Legend #49 High Roller (December 1)
  • ₹1 Crore GTD Legend #70 Sterling (December 1 to 4)
  • ₹1 Crore GTD Legend #93 Super High Roller (December 8)


Let’s take a quick look at how things played out on Day 1!


Legend Poker Series: Day 1 Recap

The first day of the series had seven MTTs on tap and crowned six champions.

Himanshu Arora championed the opening day headliner, ₹30 Lakhs GTD LEGEND #5 – Thursday Magnate, trouncing a 167-entry field to claim the lion’s share of the ₹33.40 Lakhs prize pool worth ₹8.40 Lakhs. Young Gun Sanat Mehrotra came second for ₹5.68 Lakhs, parlaying a ₹1,650 satellite buy-in into a hefty six-figure payday!

Himanshu Arora
Himanshu Arora


WSOP bracelet winner Abhinav Iyer locked in a ₹5.46 Lakhs top prize after shipping the ₹30 Lakhs GTD LEGEND #3 Thursday Showdown. He struck a heads-up deal with last night`s ₹6 Lakhs GTD Legend #2 Thunder champion Ramandeep Singh Bedi, with the latter banking ₹5.15 Lakhs in second place.

Abhinav Iyer
Abhinav Iyer


Bedi clinched his maiden title on Spartan Poker in the Legend #2 Thunder, pocketing ₹71,148 up top, following a five-way deal with ‘Manny456’ (2nd for ₹61,123), ‘Lucky_Patcher’ (3rd for ₹58,760), ‘Kalakhata’ (4th for ₹52,469), and ‘Pradyumnah’ (5th for ₹40,907).

Yash Chitre took down the ₹20 Lakhs GTD LEGEND #1 Genesis for a site-best ₹2.98 Lakhs after striking a heads-up deal with Ganesh Kamat (2nd for a career-best ₹2.77 Lakhs).

Yash Chitre
Yash Chitre


The IPC Megastacks Main Event champion, Young Gun Siddhanth Kripalani, broke a ten-day-long dry spell in boisterous fashion as he cruised past a 542-entry field in the ₹8 Lakhs GTD Legend #6 (Turbo LBD), taking home the ₹2.11 Lakhs top prize!

Siddhanth Kripalani
Siddhanth Kripalani


Parag Shah won the ₹3 Lakhs GTD Legend #4 PLO4 for ₹75,709.

Parag Shah
Parag Shah


Running alongside the LPS tourneys was Day 1A of the ₹1.50 Crores GTD Legend Esteem. The opening flight logged 309 entries, with 39 of them making it to Day 2. Ayush Garg (357,833) bagged the day-end chip lead. Four more starting flights are slated to play out, with Day 2 scheduled for 10 PM on Sunday, November 27.

Ayush Garg
Ayush Garg


Legend Esteem Schedule

  • Day 1B: November 25 at 7 PM
  • Day 1C: November 26 at 7 PM
  • Day 1D: November 27 at 3 PM
  • Day 1E (Turbo): November 27 at 6 PM


Legend Poker Series Leaderboards: Day 1

The Legend Poker Series has six dedicated leaderboards for the different game formats, guaranteeing a jaw-dropping ₹75 Lakhs between them. Five of these leaderboard races got off the mark yesterday.


Legend – High Roller Leaderboard – ₹20 Lakhs GTD

Expectedly, the top ten finishers in the LEGEND #5 – Thursday Magnate grabbed the top spots on the Legend – High Roller Leaderboard, with Himanshu Arora (565 points), Sanat Mehrotra (400 points) and Suraj Yadav (326 points) rounding off the top three ranks.

1Himanshu 'WhatiffGawd' Arora565
2Sanat 'orhem3001' Mehrotra400
3Suraj 'MR.BEAST' Yadav326
4Ujjwal '$shitreg' Narwal282
5Snehil 'gaurav_arsh' Aggarwal253
6Neel 'Worm33' Joshi231
7Siddhanth 'ChintuDedha' Kapoor213
8Arjanveer 'bazzingaa' Singh Chadha200
9Mahesh 'mariokart' Shyamsundar188
10Buhr 'C@rnage' Advirkar178


Legend – Deepstack Leaderboard – ₹15 Lakhs GTD

Young Gun Abhinav Iyer (857 points) took over an early lead in the Legend – Deepstack Leaderboard race. Ramandeep Singh Bedi (606 points) and Ankit Wadhawan (494 points) grabbed the next two spots.

1Abhinav 'hightr0ller' Iyer857
2Ramandeep ‘bedi’ Singh Bedi606
3Ankit 'd00mtr00per' Wadhawan494
4Anuj 'br0ckLesnar95' Yadav428
5Graham Potter383
6Ashish 'Spewushhhiiiii' Ahuja349
7Subhojit 'subhojitR' Roy323
9Neel 'Worm33' Joshi285


Legend – Mix Hold’em LBD Leaderboard – ₹10 Lakhs GTD

The LEGEND #1 Genesis champion Yash Chitre (1,601 points), headlines the Legend – Mix Hold’em LBD Leaderboard, followed by Ganesh Kamat (1,132 points) and Vinay Verma (924 points) in second and third places, respectively.

1Yash 'Babyshark10' Chitre1,601
2Ganesh 'fedorholz2020' Kamat1,132
3Vinay 'keechad' Verma924
8The Black Lotus605


Legend – Turbo Leaderboard – ₹10 Lakhs GTD

Young Gun Siddhanth Kripalani (811 points) pulled ahead into the #1 position on the Legend – Turbo Leaderboard on Day 1 and is followed by ‘Vipulpapriwal’ (573 points) and Abhishek Kumar Chaurasia (468 points).

1Siddhanth 'PluRibu$' Kripalani811
3Abhishek 'Bittur' Kumar Chaurasia468
4Yash 'Babyshark10' Chitre405
5Sumit 'Toin Coss' Sapra362
8Immortal Killer286
9Vishal 'Darky012' Ojha270


Legend – PLO Leaderboard – ₹10 Lakhs GTD

Parag Shah (651 points), ‘Newsharkintown’ (461 points), and Young Gun Karan Radia (376 points) occupy the three ranks on the Legend – PLO Leaderboard.

1Parag 'Perse' Shah651
3Karan 'Majestic' Radia376
4Ishaan 'ip007' Pandya325
5Sony 'swAAmi' Puthussery291
6Shikamaru Nara266
8Akshay 'Eagle mentality' Thakur230
9Shravan 'giraffebanger' Suresh217
10Vikhyat 'Super Saiyan' Ahlawat206


If Day 1 was this exciting, can you imagine how ‘legendary’ the rest of the series will be!!

If you haven’t started playing the Legend Poker Series yet, what are you waiting for? Hurry & don’t miss out on your chance to become one of the #LegendsOfTomorrow!

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