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Spartan Poker’s biggest-ever Millionaire Series 5.0 hit the ground running on September 1. “11 days – 13 Millionaires” is the tagline for this blockbuster series, and things are moving pretty much at pace. In just four days, the series has churned out seven Millionaires, with at least another eight players guaranteed to collect seven-figure scores in the next seven days.
Rishab Malik (Won MS #21 – The Millionaire for ₹16.75 Lakhs), Nitesh Katiyar (Won MS #7 – Friday Millionaire for ₹14.12 Lakhs), Yogesh Choudhary (Won MS #17 – Sunday Millionaire for ₹10.78 Lakhs), ‘lucky Fish’ (Won MS #2 – Thursday Millionaire for ₹10.11 Lakhs) and Young Gun Ujjwal Narwal (Won MS #12 – Saturday Millionaire for ₹10 Lakhs) are the first five players to walk away as Millionaires in the ongoing series.
In addition to these title winners, Vaibhav Sharma (2nd in MS #21 – The Millionaire for ₹12.12 Lakhs) and Uttam Lamba (3rd in MS #21 – The Millionaire for ₹10.70 Lakhs) cashed for seven-figures in the Sunday headliner last night.
The Millionaire Series 5.0 has guaranteed to make 13 Millionaires, so this is a steady start to what promises to be an exciting week of MTT action. With eight more Millionaire tournaments guaranteeing 1 Million up top, including the ₹2 Crores GTD MS #57 Main Event, lots of edge-of-your-seat action is left to play out in the coming days!
Millionaires Galore: 5 Millionaires Crowned at Millionaire Series 5.0
The user’ lucky Fish’ was the first player to bank over a million in Millionaire Series 5.0 and got the seven-figure bankroll boost after winning the ₹40 Lakhs GTD MS #2 – Thursday Millionaire for ₹10.11 Lakhs on September 1.
Nitesh Katiyar took down the ₹50 Lakhs GTD MS #7 – Friday Millionaire on September 2 for ₹14.12 Lakhs. It is the second biggest score by a Millionaire winner in the ongoing series so far.
Young Gun Ujjwal Narwal, playing under the moniker ‘$hitreg’ won the ₹35 Lakhs GTD MS #12 – Saturday Millionaire for exactly ₹10 Lakhs.
On Sunday, September 4, two Millionaire tourneys ran in tandem. Rishab Malik’s blistering Sunday run saw him becoming a two-time The Millionaire champion as he conquered the ₹1 Crore GTD MS #21 – The Millionaire, banking ₹16.75 Lakhs (he cashed the event four times, netting ₹17.16 Lakhs overall) – the highest score by any player in the ongoing series yet.
Before winning the Sunday flagship, Malik struck a three-way deal with Vaibhav Sharma (2nd for ₹12.12 Lakhs) and Uttam Lamba (3rd for ₹10.70 Lakhs), resulting in both players winning over a million each!
The other Millionaire tourney running on Sunday was the ₹50 Lakhs GTD MS #17 – Sunday Millionaire that Yogesh Choudhary shipped for ₹10.78 Lakhs.
Eight Millionaires Still To Be Crowned
While five players have won the Millionaire title and seven (overall) have banked over ₹10 Lakhs in the series, there are still eight Millionaire tourneys left to play out.
Of all the events yet to play out in the series, no other will grab more attention than the ₹2 Crores GTD MS #57 Main Event. Running from September 7 to 11, the ₹11,000 buy-in Main Event will host six starting flights, with all the qualifiers converging for Day 2 on September 11 at 10 PM. The eventual champion is assured a jaw-dropping ₹30 Lakhs!
The other Millionaire events to watch out for include:
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