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PokerGuru Ambassador Vivek Singh is the Latest “The Millionaire” Champion

Sunday Online railbird Report
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  • Attreyee Khasnabis May 17, 2021
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As the COVID-19 situation in the country keeps getting grimmer by the day and with several states going under lockdown, staying at home has become the best thing to do. It is starting to feel like last year when the nationwide lockdown led to a meteoric spike in online poker traffic. Moreover, with the tropical cyclone Tauktae hitting the southwest portion of the country and still moving forward and the second wave of the pandemic wreaking havoc, poker players seem to be making the best of the situation by putting in more time on the virtual felts.

Given the above briefing, it is pretty evident that this Sunday was an action-packed one. Spartan Poker’s The Millionaire was the biggest guaranteed tournament on offer, and for a second-consecutive week, a PokerGuru Ambassador, this time Vivek Singh, took down the flagship tourney for a career-best ₹19.05 Lakhs (1st for ₹18.68 Lakhs and 36th for ₹36,337).

Vivek Singh clinched his first-ever The Millionaire title after beating out Game Changer 3.0 champion, Siddhanth Kripalani, heads-up. The two-time Destiny winner took home ₹10.45 Lakhs (2nd for ₹10.21 Lakhs, 138th for ₹14,490 and 224th for ₹9,622) in cumulative winnings.

Young Gun Sahil Chutani seems to have become a staple in our ‘Sunday Online Railbird Reports.’ The former APT Mini Main Event runner-up finisher took down the Sunday Superstack last night for ₹7.92 Lakhs, following a heads-up chop with fellow Young Gun Devang Yadav (runner-up for ₹7.84 Lakhs).

The two-time Millionaire champion Manish Lakhotia was another player making headlines. The Siliguri-based pro has overtaken Young Gun Gaurav Sood on the annual leaderboard, claiming the #2 rank after winning the Adda52 Millions title for the third time for ₹7.29 Lakhs.

Online phenom Sagar Choudhury won PokerBaazi’s BSS#4 SuperStack for ₹4.32 Lakhs, while BSS Leaderboard topper Anirban D Das finished runner-up for ₹3.02 Lakhs.

Gaurav Sood (Won PokerStars India’s Sunday Highroller PKO for ₹3.73 Lakhs), Divik Arora (Won PokerDangal’s DVS Main Event for ₹3.25 Lakhs), and Rubin Labroo (Won PokerStars India’s Sunday Special PKO for ₹3.13 Lakhs) were the other big Sunday winners.

Here are the Sunday highlights!

 

Spartan Poker

Spartan Poker`s second ₹1 Crore GTD The Millionaire after The Millionaire Series was as successful as its predecessor. The ₹5,500 entry buy-in event clocked in 2,264 entries across five starting flights, leading to a guarantee-crushing ₹1.13 Crores prize pool. Day 2 kicked off at 10 PM on Sunday with 337 qualifying stacks (230 unique players) and played down to a winner in the wee hours of Monday morning (4:16 AM), with PokerGuru Ambassador Vivek ‘KasolHieghts’ Singh emerging as the victor!

Vivek Singh
Vivek Singh

 

Vivek Singh claimed his career-first Millionaire title for a personal-best ₹18.68 Lakhs payday, denying former IOPC Millionaire United champion Siddhanth ‘PluRibu$’ Kripalani (runner-up for ₹10.21 Lakhs) his second Millionaire title.

Siddhanth Kripalani
Siddhanth Kripalani

 

Having carried multiple stacks to Day 2, Vivek Singh also placed 36th for ₹36,337, taking his overall score in The Millionaire to ₹19.05 Lakhs. Siddhanth Kripalani picked up two more cashes (138th for ₹14,490 and 224th for ₹9,622), raking in a cumulative ₹10.45 Lakhs.

In fact, Vivek Singh is now the fourth PokerGuru Ambassador to have won The Millionaire title this year. With this win, he has crossed ₹5.57 Crores in tracked online winnings.

The Millionaire final table, as per the usual, was graced by many well-known names of the domestic circuit like Sriharsha ‘Sygrayem’ Doddapaneni (3rd for ₹7.01 Lakhs), Sahil ‘Captain Falcon’ Mahboobani (4th for ₹5.09 Lakhs), Shravan ‘D.Trump04’ Chhabria (6th for ₹3.42 Lakhs) and Shagun ‘icansuckout’ Jain (7th for ₹2.62 Lakhs).

Sriharsha Doddapaneni
Sriharsha Doddapaneni

 

Spartan Poker’s Sunday Superstack had its guarantee pumped up to ₹42 Lakhs yesterday. With 497 participants ponying up the ₹11,000 entry buy-in, the tournament comfortably surpassed its proposed guarantee, reaching a hefty ₹49.70 Lakhs prize pool. The heads-up showdown was a battle between Young Guns Sahil ‘$lim$hady19’ Chutani and Devang ‘equity_hunter’ Yadav. In the end, the duo agreed to a heads-up chop with Sahil Chutani walking away with the title and top prize of ₹7.92 Lakhs. At the same time, the former Millionaire Legends champion, Devang Yadav, netted ₹7.84 Lakhs in the second-place payout.

Sahil Chutani
Sahil Chutani

 

Vishal ‘Darky012’ Ojha took down the ₹8 Lakhs GTD Money Heist for ₹2.15 Lakhs, just as Akshat ‘doubledown’ Sharma came in second for ₹1.96 Lakhs. The event accumulated a ₹12.33 Lakhs prize pool after registering 411 entries.

Vishal Ojha
Vishal Ojha

 

 

PokerStars India

Unlike last week, PokerStars India’s Sunday headliner, the ₹15 Lakhs GTD Sunday Special – Progressive KO, obliterated its advertised guarantee by posting a ₹16.30 Lakhs prize pool on the back of 326 entries. The 2020 India Poker Champion, Rubin ‘kornkid4’ Labroo, ended his four-month-long title drought by taking down the event for ₹3.13 Lakhs. Labroo bested ‘masterssmaan’ (runner-up for ₹2.03 Lakhs) heads-up to claim the Sunday Special title for a third time in over two years, boosting his lifetime tally to ₹6.44 Crores.

Rubin Labroo
Rubin Labroo

 

Kicking off two-and-a-half hours after the Sunday Special was the ₹12 Lakhs GTD Sunday Highroller. The ₹11,000 entry buy-in tourney adopted the PKO format yesterday and went on to post a ₹15 Lakhs prize pool from 150 registrations. Young Gun Gaurav ‘3betPanda’ Sood was the last player standing after nearly seven hours of play. The 2020 leaderboard topper defeated ‘Psychonaut007’ (runner-up for ₹1.43 Lakhs) in the final showdown, netting ₹3.73 Lakhs for the win.

Gaurav Sood
Gaurav Sood

 

Gaurav Sood, the first player on our tracked database to cross the ₹8 Crores milestone in online winnings (₹8.44 Crores), is currently ranked third on the annual leaderboard standings.

 

PokerBaazi

Another weekly run of the Baazi Super Sunday (BSS) series saw the ₹20 Lakhs GTD BSS#4 SuperStack crush its listed guarantee to create a ₹21.50 Lakhs prize pool on the back of 430 sign-ups. Online beast Sagar ‘sagarpupul’ Choudhury battled it out against Anirban ‘pottysingh’ D Das for the top honors and eventually bested the latter to clinch the title (his ninth this year) for ₹4.32 Lakhs. Anirban Das walked away with a runner-up payout worth ₹3.02 Lakhs.

Sagar Choudhury
Sagar Choudhury

 

Himanshu ‘pokerbrat7’ Arora championed first of the two ₹5 Lakhs GTD events on PokerBaazi, the BSS#3 MonsterStack 6-Max, for ₹1.30 Lakhs, with PokerGuru Ambassador Arjanveer ‘holdbaby’ Singh Chadha placing second for ₹91,631.

Himanshu Arora
Himanshu Arora

 

Dhinesh ‘dhineshrocky007’ Kumar came out on top in the second ₹5 Lakhs GTD tourney, the BSS#5 MegaStack, for ₹1.35 Lakhs, while Vinay ‘vinay09’ Rajpal, improving upon his sixth-place finish in the event from last Sunday, locked in the runner-up finish for ₹94,933.

Dhinesh Kumar
Dhinesh Kumar

 

Prashanth ‘Iveyleague’ Sekar (Won ₹2 Lakhs GTD BSS#6 After Party for ₹58,320), ‘Missbluff’ (Won ₹2 Lakhs GTD BSS#2 Afternoon for ₹54,120), and ‘Zain9619’ (Won ₹1 Lakh GTD BSS#1 Kickoff for ₹42,510) were the other BSS title winners.

Prashanth Sekar
Prashanth Sekar

 

Anirban D Das picked up a total of four ITM finishes on PokerBaazi last night, raking in a cumulative ₹3.25 Lakhs. The fantastic run ensured him the #1 position on the BSS leaderboard with 1,234 points, netting him an additional ₹25,000 in leaderboard prizes. His ITM finishes include:

Anirban D Das
Anirban D Das

 

– 2nd in BSS#4 SuperStack for ₹3.02 Lakhs

– 6th in BSS#2 Afternoon for ₹10,856

– 16th in BSS#3 MonsterStack 6-Max for ₹6,660

– 25th in BSS#5 MegaStack for ₹4,773

BSS#6 After Party champion Prashanth Sekar (1,000 points) ranked second for ₹20,000, and the BSS#3 MonsterStack 6-Max winner Himanshu Arora (997 points) came third for ₹15,000.

The Indian Micro Poker Series (IMPS) also commenced yesterday, and Day 1 hosted a total of six events. Rising Star Aman ‘KarmaPoker’ Parakh was the biggest winner of the day as he took down the ₹3 Lakhs GTD IMPS#3 for ₹76,800.

Aman Parakh
Aman Parakh

 

Shamin ‘Shogun’ Riza (Won ₹2 Lakhs GTD IMPS#5 Daily for ₹68,210), ‘vagaram333’ (Won ₹2 Lakhs GTD IMPS#1 Kickoff Turbo for ₹60,620), ‘software’ (Won ₹1 Lakh GTD IMPS#2 5-Max Hyper-Turbo for ₹32,850), and Taliwabang ‘Meverick’ Jamir (Won ₹74K GTD IMPS#4 DST for ₹20,400) were the other IMPS title winners on Sunday.

With 10 Lakhs in leaderboard prizes up for grabs, Day 1 of the IMPS saw IMPS#5 Daily champion Shamin ‘Shogun’ Riza topping the list with 2,017 points. Sumit Gupta (1,791 points) and Aman Parakh (1,389 points) rounded out the top three of the leaderboard standings.

 

Adda52

The ₹30 Lakhs GTD Mega Suits was the featured Sunday tourney on Adda52. The 7:30 PM event locked in 565 entries, filling in ₹1.75 Lakhs in overlays. After almost 10 hours of grueling action, the mystery user ‘pratap2904’ came out on top to collect ₹7.05 Lakhs. Kamlesh ‘nirbadh’ Pandey placed runner-up for ₹4.11 Lakhs.

The ₹25 Lakhs GTD Adda52 Millions had a more eventful outing than the Mega Suits. The 9 PM tourney registered 285 entrants, generating a ₹28.50 Lakhs prize pool. The tournament culminated at 5:37 AM, with Siliguri-based pro Manish ‘newkidpoker’ Lakhotia coming out on top to win ₹7.29 Lakhs. Lakhotia outlasted ‘shooter19’ (runner-up for ₹4.34 Lakhs) heads-up to capture his third Adda52 Millions title. He also jumped up a spot in the annual leaderboard to overtake Gaurav Sood at #2. The two-time Millionaire champion now boasts over ₹7.20 Crores in lifetime online winnings.

Manish Lakhotia
Manish Lakhotia

 

Meanwhile, the anonymous user ‘Oshuri’ was the last player standing in the ₹10 Lakhs GTD Sunday Showdown and won ₹2.24 Lakhs. Naitik ‘moto007’ Jain finished runner-up for ₹1.64 Lakhs. The event logged in 530 entries, posting a ₹11.92 Lakhs prize pool.

 

PokerDangal

PokerDangal’s six-day long Dangal Value Series (DVS) wrapped up proceedings last night with the series’ showstopper, the ₹20 Lakhs GTD DVS Main Event playing down to a winner. Divik ‘stackattack555’ Arora walked away with the Main Event title and ₹3.25 Lakhs in prize money, with online reg Pranav ‘pranavpoker’ Khandalkar placing runner-up for ₹2.30 Lakhs.

Divik Arora
Divik Arora

 

‘j2sera’ (Won ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD DVS Event #13 for ₹36,000) Somenn ‘ProKiller’ Singh (Won ₹75K GTD DVS Event #14 for ₹16,500) and ‘arunQQQQ’ (Won ₹30K Added DVS Free Entry for ₹4,950) took down the other DVS titles on the final day of the series.

The other Sunday winners were:

PlayerPrize AmountEventPoker Site
Kamal 'kamalpunjabi11' Punjabi₹80,064Holdem Bash ₹2.5 Lakhs GTDAdda52
Aman ‘KarmaPoker’ Parakh₹76,800IMPS#3 ₹3 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Shogun ₹68,210IMPS#5 Daily ₹2 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
vagaram333₹60,620IMPS#1 Kickoff Turbo ₹2 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Prashanth ‘Iveyleague’ Sekar₹58,320BSS#6 After Party ₹2 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
iamraman₹51,792Sunday Kick-Off ₹2 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
dontTiltNLose₹46,917Reload ₹2 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
Zain9619₹42,510BSS#1 Kickoff ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
Manas 'Conclusion1100' Nayak₹39,550Sunday Knight Rider ₹1.75 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
j2sera ₹36,000DVS Event #13 ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerDangal
software₹32,850IMPS#2 5-Max Hyper Turbo ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerBaazi
Missbluff₹54,120BSS#2 Afternoon ₹2 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Maalwall₹40,000Big Bang ₹1 Lakh GTD Khelo365
piyu545₹37,703Ultrasonic ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
041195₹37,197Sunday Supersonic ₹1 Lakh GTDPokerStars India
ashishkrgp₹29,087Sunday Punch ₹1.25 Lakhs GTDAdda52
Tanay ‘tanayp’ Parekh₹28,463Sunday Warm-Up ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
durr1603₹27,777Sunday Storm ₹1.5 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
Taliwabang ‘Meverick’ Jamir₹20,400IMPS#4 ₹74K DST GTDPokerBaazi
Utkarsh 'kidpokerNJ' Vaish₹19,843Sunday Deep Freeze ₹75K GTDSpartan Poker
ajaashish₹17,000Dominator ₹50K GTDKhelo365
Somenn ‘prokiller' Singh₹16,500DVS Event #14 ₹75K GTDPokerDangalz
Padukon₹6,800Grinder 2.0 ₹20K GTDKhelo365
arunQQQQ₹4,950DVS Free Entry ₹20K GTDPokerDangal

 

The Millionaire 1 Crore GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹5,500

Entries –1,165

Re-entries –297

Re-buys – 802

Prize Pool – ₹1,13,20,000

Places Paid – 327

Sunday witnessed the culmination of another edition of Spartan Poker’s ₹1 Crore GTD The Millionaire. The weekend flagship filled in 2,264 entries (Day 1A – 332, Day 1B – 354, Day 1C – 406, Day 1D – 544, and Day 1E – 628) across five starting flights to collect a whopping ₹1.13 Crores prize pool.

Day 2 began at 10 PM on Sunday with 337 surviving stacks (Day 1A – 44, Day 1B – 53, Day 1C – 57, Day 1D – 85, and Day 1E – 98) that included 230 unique players.

And winning The Millionaire title was PokerGuru Ambassador Vivek ‘KasolHieghts’ Singh, who raked in a career-best ₹18.69 Lakhs for the win. Singh had made it to Day 2 with two stacks and posted a 36th place finish with the other stack for ₹36,337, raking up ₹19.05 Lakhs in total earnings in the event. The Sunday victory ended almost a three-month-long title drought for Singh, fetching him his sixth tourney title of the year.

Vivek Singh became the 22nd player on our database to cross the “₹1 Crore” mark in annual winnings. His stats: Annual Winnings: ₹1.02 Crores | Annual Profits: ₹27.39 Lakhs | Lifetime Winnings: ₹5.57 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.67 Crores

When Millionaire titles are concerned, this was the second consecutive Millionaire title for PokerGuru Staking and the fourth time in the past two months someone from the team has bagged the prestigious title. Laksh Pal Singh (on April 11), Vishal Bajaj (on March 28), Kartik Ved (on May 9) have all won The Millionaire titles earlier this year.

Before winning the tourney, Vivek Singh defeated the Game Changer 3.0 & IOPC The Millionaire United winner Siddhanth ‘PluRibu$’ Kripalani (runner-up for ₹10.21 Lakhs). Kripalani cashed thrice in the event. His other scores were 138th for ₹14,490 and 224th for ₹9,622, adding up to a cumulative ₹10.45 Lakhs. His stats: Annual Winnings: ₹1.30+ Crores | Annual Profits: ₹53.46 Lakhs | Lifetime Winnings ₹3.61 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.75 Crores

The star-studded final table featured the likes of Sriharsha ‘Sygrayem’ Doddapaneni (3rd for ₹7.02 Lakhs), Sahil ‘Captain Falcon’ Mahboobani (4th for ₹5.09 Lakhs), Shravan ‘D.Trump04’ Chhabria (6th for ₹3.43 Lakhs and 43rd for ₹29,998), and Shagun ‘icansuckout’ Jain (7th for ₹2.63 Lakhs).

Abhimanyu ‘IshqBector’ Mittal (9th for ₹1.43 Lakhs), PokerGuru Ambassador Tathagata ‘RadioActivity’ Sengupta (10th for ₹1.19 Lakhs), bracelet winner Abhinav ‘hightr0ller’ Iyer (11th for ₹1.19 Lakhs), Meet ‘gogobhai’ Jariwala (12th for ₹1.06 Lakhs), Yudhishter ‘McFly’ Jaswal (13th for ₹1.06 Lakhs), Young Gun Arsh ‘BigggTymeR’ Grover (15th for ₹93,956), and Suresh ‘pokergambit’ Kolli (16th for ₹82,636) were others who posted a deep run.

Final Table Results

  1. Vivek ‘KasolHieghts’ Singh – ₹18,68,932
  2. Siddhanth ‘PluRibu$’ Kripalani – ₹10,21,064
  3. Sriharsha ‘Sygrayem’ Doddapaneni – ₹7,01,840
  4. Sahil ‘Captain Falcon’ Mahboobani – ₹5,09,400
  5. heisenberg369 – ₹4,25,632
  6. Shravan ‘D.Trump04’ Chhabria – ₹3,42,996
  7. Shagun ‘icansuckout’ Jain – ₹2,62,624
  8. acesfull – ₹1,87,120

 

Sunday Superstack 42 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹11,000

Entries – 142

Re-entries – 115

Re-buys – 240

Prize Pool – ₹49,70,000

Places Paid – 47

Spartan Poker`s signature Sunday tourney, the Sunday Superstack, ran with an increased ₹42 Lakhs prize pool guarantee. However, a bumper turnout of 497 entrants crushed the guarantee, making for a prize pool worth ₹49.70 Lakhs.

After a little over eight and a half hours of play, Young Gun Sahil ‘$lim$hady19’ Chutani navigated his way to the top to collect the ₹7.92 Lakhs winner`s payday after striking a heads-up deal with Young Gun Devang ‘equity_hunter’ Yadav (runner-up for ₹7.84 Lakhs).

The cash game reg Sahil Chutani has the knack for landing big wins on Sunday. In fact, this is the fourth Sunday this year he has bagged a flagship title, and he sits on ₹2.55 Crores in lifetime online winnings.

Anant ‘Prometheius’ Purohit (6th for ₹2.24 Lakhs), Akshay ‘Jacks24’ Kadam (7th for ₹1.65 Lakhs), Guruprasad ‘DONKAKING’ Gupta (8th for ₹1.21 Lakhs) also FT-ed the tourney!

Runner-up Devang Yadav
Runner-up Devang Yadav

 

Final Table Results

  1. Sahil ‘$lim$hady19’ Chutani – ₹7,92,888*
  2. Devang ‘equity_hunter’ Yadav – ₹7,84,134*
  3. papertiger – ₹454,299
  4. arjkhandelwal – ₹365,330
  5. flipper595 – ₹294,224
  6. Anant ‘Prometheius’ Purohit – ₹224,644
  7. Akshay ‘Jacks24’ Kadam – ₹165,004
  8. Guruprasad ‘DONKAKING’ Gupta – ₹121,268

*denotes heads-up deal

 

Mega Suits 30 Lakhs GTD – Adda52

Buy-in – ₹5,500

Entries – 296

Re-entries – 269

Prize Pool – ₹30,00,000

Places Paid – 63

Adda52’s showstopper Sunday tourney, the ₹30 Lakhs GTD Mega Suits, logged in 565 entries, falling ₹1.75 Lakhs short of its listed guarantee.

After firing four bullets, the anonymous user ‘pratap2904’ navigated their way to the top to win a personal-best (on Adda52) ₹7.05 Lakhs. Kamlesh ‘nirbadh’ Pandey finished runner-up for ₹4.11 Lakhs.

The Mega Suits victory brought the user ‘pratap2904’ their third marquee title this month. On May 7, they had won The Ballers for ₹7 Lakhs, and on May 9, they won the Deepstack Madness for ₹5.74 Lakhs. They currently boast ₹23.74 Lakhs in recorded winnings on Adda52 (₹14.27 Lakhs in site-profits).

Debneil ‘noobneil’ Mukherjee (4th for ₹2.10 Lakhs), Abhishek ‘thegrinder’ Garg (5th for ₹1.50 Lakhs), Armaan ‘tandavam’ Kochhar (6th for ₹1.05 Lakhs), and Guruprasad ‘guruprasad_gupta’ Gupta (8th for ₹60,000) FT-ed the tourney.

PokerGuru Ambassador Shashank ‘IndianRat’ Desai bubbled the FT in ninth place for ₹45,000.

Final Table Results

  1. pratap2904 – ₹7,05,000
  2. Kamlesh ‘nirbadh’ Pandey – ₹4,11,000
  3. sadhu16 – ₹2,73,000
  4. Debneil ‘noobneil’ Mukherjee – ₹2,10,000
  5. Abhishek ‘thegrinder’ Garg – ₹1,50,000
  6. Armaan ‘tandavam’ Kochhar – ₹1,05,000
  7. dontknowpoker – ₹82,500
  8. Guruprasad ‘guruprasad_gupta’ Gupta – ₹60,000

 

Adda52 Millions 25 Lakhs GTD – Adda52

Buy-in – ₹11,000

Entries – 165

Re-entries – 120

Prize Pool – ₹28,50,000

Places Paid – 30

The ₹25 Lakhs GTD Adda52 Millions had a profitable run, with 285 contenders ensuring a ₹28.50 Lakhs prize pool collection.

The two-time Millionaire champion Manish ‘newkidpoker’ Lakhotia was the last player standing and won the Sunday flagship for the third time last night for 7.30 Lakhs. He defeating ‘shooter19’ (runner-up for ₹4.35 Lakhs) heads-up.

The six-figure score has pushed him up to #2 in the annual leaderboard standings, ahead of Young Gun Gaurav Sood. Manish Lakhotia`s stats: Annual Winnings: ₹1.78 Crores | Annual Profits: ₹52.21 Lakhs | Lifetime Winnings: ₹7.20 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.93 Crores

The final table comprised of Yudhishter ‘yud1006’ Jaswal (3rd for ₹3.28 Lakhs), Deepak ‘bothras’ Bothra (4th for ₹2.42 Lakhs), and Vaibhav ‘alienrobot’ Sharma (5th for ₹1.64 Lakhs).

Vinayak ‘bhai_on_mary_jane’ Bajaj placed seventh for ₹85,500 to set up the six-handed FT.

Final Table Results

  1. Manish ‘newkidpoker’ Lakhotia – ₹7,29,600
  2. shooter19 – ₹4,34,625
  3. Yudhishter ‘yud1006’ Jaswal – ₹3,27,750
  4. Deepak ‘bothras’ Bothra – ₹2,42,250
  5. Vaibhav ‘alienrobot’ Sharma – ₹1,63,875
  6. pokraj – ₹1,14,000

 

BSS#4 SuperStack 20 Lakhs GTD – PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹5,500

Entries – 217

Re-entries – 213

Prize Pool – ₹21,50,000

Places Paid – 54

PokerBaazi’s Sunday blockbuster, the ₹20 Lakhs GTD BSS SuperStack, drew 430 entrants, and 54 places got paid a share from the ₹21.50 Lakhs prize pool.

It was 3:05 AM on the tournament clock when seasoned MTT reg Sagar ‘sagarpupul’ Choudhury took down the title, netting ₹4.32 Lakhs for the outright victory. The BSS SuperStack happens to be Choudhury’s ninth title victory of the year, pushing his lifetime earnings to ₹6.19 Crores.

Anirban ‘pottysingh’ D Das finished runner-up for ₹3.03 Lakhs and FT-ed another three BSS events to top the BSS leaderboard standings.

Game Changer 4.0 runner-up Mohak ‘Tiltin’ Kapoor (3rd for 1.95 lakhs), Friday’s 6-Max Holdem Boost runner-up Shaan ‘kaamkaro’ Thadani (6th for 86,645), and PokerGuru Ambassador Ashish ‘rocky3705’ Ahuja (8th for ₹57,620) were other notable FT finishers.

Final Table Results

  1. Sagar ‘sagarpupul’ Choudhury – ₹4,32,150
  2. Anirban ‘pottysingh’ D Das – ₹3,02,935
  3. Mohak ‘Tiltin’ Kapoor – ₹1,94,790
  4. suneethkalmady – ₹1,44,050
  5. md20 – ₹1,08,145
  6. Shaan ‘kaamkaro’ Thadani – ₹86,645
  7. hero1965 – ₹72,240
  8. Ashish ‘rocky3705’ Ahuja – ₹57,620

 

DVS Main Event 20 Lakhs GTD Day 2 – PokerDangal

Buy-in – ₹2,200

Entries – 92+115+107+X+120

Rebuys – 29+29+44+X+49

Prize Pool – ₹20,00,000

Places Paid – 90

Total Entries – 121+144+151+x+169

Survivors – 16+39+29+X+30

The cornerstone of the Dangal Value Series (DVS), the ₹20 Lakhs GTD DVS Main Event, registered X entries across five starting flights, posting an overlay shortfall of ₹X for the site to fill.

Divik ‘stackattack555’ Arora was the last player standing and won ₹3.25 Lakhs, besting Pranav ‘pranavpoker’ Khandalkar (runner-up for ₹2.30 Lakhs) heads-up to win the title.

Arindam ‘HarleyQuinn’ Nayak placed sixth for ₹72,000.

Runner-up Pranav Khandalkar
Runner-up Pranav Khandalkar

 

Final Table Results

  1. Divik ‘stackattack555’ Arora – ₹3,25,000
  2. Pranav ‘pranavpoker’ Khandalkar – ₹2,30,000
  3. TheAceCrown – ₹1,60,000
  4. whiteknight – ₹1,10,000
  5. beerboy191 – ₹88,000
  6. Arindam ‘HarleyQuinn’ Nayak – ₹72,000

 

Sunday Special – Progressive KO 15 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹5,500

Entries – 182

Re-entries – 144

Total Prize Pool – ₹16,30,000

Regular Prize Pool – ₹8,15,000

Bounty Prize Pool – ₹8,15,000

Places Paid – 34

The headline Sunday tourney on PokerStars India, the ₹15 Lakhs GTD Sunday Special Progressive KO, recorded 326 entries (182 unique and 144 re-entries) – enough to crush its advertised guarantee for ₹1.30 Lakhs, and the top 34 places got paid.

It took almost nine hours for the tourney to declare a champion. And the honor was bestowed upon the 2020 India Poker Champion Rubin ‘kornkid4’ Labroo, who raced past the competition to earn a winner’s paycheck worth ₹3.13 Lakhs, ending an almost two-month-long title drought. After last night, Rubin Labroo has breached ₹6.44 Crores in lifetime online winnings, with net profits worth ₹1.85 Crores.

The user ‘masterssmaan’ finished runner-up for ₹2.03 Lakhs.

Kapil ‘racemonk’ Arora (3rd for ₹96,441), PokerStars India’s “Star of the Month” – March Harsh ‘kakori kabab’ Dembla (4th for ₹1.12 Lakhs), PokerGuru Ambassador Rony ‘GoGetters1’ Chowdhury (5th for ₹82,450), Ashit ‘Cringing’ Sharma (6th for ₹44,394), and Shardul ‘merci999’ Parthasarathi (9th for ₹34,563) also FT-ed the tourney.

Final Table Results

  1. Rubin ‘kornkid4’ Labroo – ₹3,13,775
  2. masterssmaan – ₹2,03,228
  3. Kapil ‘racemonk’ Arora – ₹96,441
  4. Harsh ‘kakori kabab’ Dembla – ₹1,12,115
  5. Rony ‘GoGetters1’ Chowdhury – ₹82,450
  6. Ashit ‘Cringing’ Sharma – ₹44,394
  7. Pokeriyaa – ₹51,635
  8. KaBooM2330 – ₹35,996
  9. Shardul ‘merci999’ Parthasarathi – ₹34,563

 

Sunday Highroller – Progressive KO 12 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Buy-in – ₹11,000

Entries – 87

Re-entries – 63

Total Prize Pool – ₹15,00,000

Regular Prize Pool – ₹7,50,000

Bounty Prize Pool – ₹7,50,0000

Places Paid – 17

Promising ₹12 Lakhs in guarantee, PokerStars India’s Sunday Highroller – Progressive KO churned out a guarantee smashing ₹15 Lakhs prize pool after dragging in 150 challengers. The 7:30 PM tourney ended at 2:02 AM and paid out the top 17 finishers.

The last player standing was none other than Young Gun Gaurav ‘3betPanda’ Sood, who padded his ever-growing bankroll by ₹3.73 Lakhs after prevailing over ‘Psychonaut007’ (runner-up for ₹1.43 Lakhs) in the heads-up match.

The first player on our tracked database to breach the ₹8 Crores mark in recorded winnings, Gaurav Sood, needs to win just ₹6 Lakhs more to reach the rare ₹8.50 Crores in lifetime winnings. He had held the #1 spot on the 2020 leaderboard standings for 34 weeks straight last year and is currently ranked #3 on the 2021 leaderboard standings.

Armaan ‘armaan007111’ Kochhar (3rd for ₹1.13 Lakhs), Ritwik ‘Fisherman1997’ Khanna (4th for ₹1.22 Lakhs), Guneet ‘GSK1515’ Kwatra (5th for ₹78,110), and Young Gun Ujjwal ‘CougarHunter69’ Narwal (6th for ₹96,024) also FT-ed the tourney!

Final Table Results

  1. Gaurav ‘3betPanda’ Sood – ₹3,73,497
  2. Psychonaut007 – ₹1,43,028
  3. Armaan ‘armaan007111’ Kochhar – ₹1,13,761
  4. Ritwik ‘Fisherman1997’ Khanna – ₹1,22,824
  5. Guneet ‘GSK1515’ Kwatra – ₹78,110
  6. Ujjwal ‘CougarHunter69’ Narwal – ₹96,024
  7. mansh55 – ₹68,175
  8. superwoman278 – ₹30,235
  9. [email protected] – ₹35,503

 

Sunday Showdown 10 Lakhs GTD – Adda52

Buy-in – ₹2,500

Entries – 291

Re-entries – 239

Prize Pool – ₹11,92,499

Places Paid – 53

Adda52’s ₹10 Lakhs GTD Ship It registered 530 entries, collecting ₹11.92 Lakhs in the prize pool.

After eight hours and 19 minutes of play, the mystery user ‘Oshuri’ outlasted their competition to win a site-best ₹2.24 Lakhs. ‘Oshuri’ now has ₹7.97 Lakhs site-cashes with ₹3.58 Lakhs in net profits. Naitik ‘moto007’ Jain placed runner-up for ₹1.64 Lakhs.

Sanish ‘sanish21’ Chhabra (3rd for ₹1.20 Lakhs), Young Gun Siddharth ‘skaria1’ Karia (4th for ₹88,218), Aniket ‘WhiteRabbit’ Sharma (5th for ₹64,663), Rishab ‘rish1994’ Malik (6th for ₹47,398), Pranav ‘pkpok’ Khandalkar (7th for ₹34,743), and Basant ‘Rush99’ Kumar Singh (8th for ₹25,466) FT-ed the event.

Final Table Results

  1. Oshuri – ₹2,24,000
  2. Naitik ‘moto007’ Jain – ₹1,64,191
  3. Sanish ‘sanish21’ Chhabra – ₹1,20,352
  4. Siddharth ‘skaria1’ Karia – ₹88,218
  5. Aniket ‘WhiteRabbit’ Sharma – ₹64,663
  6. Rishab ‘rish1994’ Malik – ₹47,398
  7. Pranav ‘pkpok’ Khandalkar – ₹34,743
  8. Basant ‘Rush99’ Kumar Singh – ₹25,466

 

Money Heist 8 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Buy-in – ₹3,300

Entries – 222

Re-entries – 66

Rebuys – 123

Prize Pool – ₹12,33,000

Places Paid – 39

Spartan Poker’s ₹8 Lakhs GTD Money Heist clocked in 411 entrants to post a whopping ₹12.33 Lakhs prize pool, and the top 39 places walked past the money line.

Vishal ‘Darky012’ Ojha was the last player standing and won ₹2.15 Lakhs after striking a heads-up deal with Akshat ‘doubledown’ Sharma (runner-up for ₹1.96 Lakhs).

Anant ‘Dr.infinitipower’ Malik (3rd for ₹1.20 Lakhs), Adita ‘VSXXX’ Wahi (5th for ₹74,114), online regs Priyank ‘Satoshi_Nakamoto’ Kothari (6th for ₹57,581) and Akshay ‘powershell’ Asawa (7th for ₹42,292), and Tripti ‘rakecity’ Narang (8th for ₹31,072) FT-ed the tourney.

Runner-up Akshat Sharma
Akshat Sharma

 

Final Table Results

  1. Vishal ‘Darky012’ Ojha – ₹2,15,278*
  2. Akshat ‘doubledown’ Sharma – ₹1,96,297*
  3. Anant ‘Dr.infinitipower’ Malik – ₹1,20,218
  4. BMbangalore – ₹97,037
  5. Adita ‘VSXXX’ Wahi – ₹74,114
  6. Priyank ‘Satoshi_Nakamoto’ Kothari – ₹57,581
  7. Akshay ‘powershell’ Asawa – ₹42,292
  8. Tripti ‘rakecity’ Narang – ₹31,072

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

BSS#5 MegaStack 5 Lakhs GTD – PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹2,750

Entries – 129

Re-entries – 101

Prize Pool – ₹5,75,000

Places Paid – 27

MTT reg Dhinesh ‘dhineshrocky007’ Kumar came out on top in PokerBaazi`s ₹5 Lakhs GTD BSS#5 MegaStack to win ₹1.35 Lakhs. Saturday’s Blockbuster third-place finisher Vinay ‘vinay09’ Rajpal placed second for ₹94,933.

Last week`s Destiny runner-up finisher Bhanu ‘Chennaino1’ Prakash KC (3rd for ₹61,065) and PokerGuru Ambassador Tathagata ‘Tintin84’ Sengupta (8th for ₹18,055) FT-ed the tourney.

Runner-up Vinay Rajpal
Runner-up Vinay Rajpal

 

Final Table Results

  1. Dhinesh ‘dhineshrocky007’ Kumar – ₹1,35,298
  2. Vinay ‘vinay09’ Rajpal – ₹94,933
  3. Bhanu ‘Chennaino1’ Prakash KC – ₹61,065
  4. kapz – ₹45,195
  5. Naazgul – ₹33,925
  6. pingu – ₹27,140
  7. ladda – ₹22,540
  8. Tathagata ‘Tintin84’ Sengupta – ₹18,055

 

BSS#3 MonsterStack 6-Max 5 Lakhs GTD – PokerBaazi

Buy-in – ₹2,750

Entries – 133

Re-entries – 99

Prize Pool – ₹5,55,500

Places Paid – 27

PokerBaazi`s Sunday 5 PM fixture, the ₹5 Lakhs GTD BSS#3 MonsterStack 6-Max, clocked in 232 challengers. Online reg Himanshu ‘pokerbrat7’ Arora outlasted them all to win the title and ₹1.31 Lakhs in prize money. PokerGuru Ambassador Arjanveer ‘holdbaby’ Singh Chadha placed runner-up for ₹91,631.

Muthukumar ‘hero1965’ Rajagopalan (3rd for ₹58,941), Sandy ‘Ziigmund’ Lamba (4th for ₹43,623), and the DVS Main Event runner-up finisher Pranav ‘pranavpoker’ Khandalkar (6th for ₹26,196) FT-ed the event.

Runner-up Arjanveer Singh Chadha
Runner-up Arjanveer Singh Chadha

 

Final Table Results

  1. Himanshu ‘pokerbrat7’ Arora – ₹1,30,592
  2. Arjanveer ‘holdbaby’ Singh Chadha – ₹91,631
  3. Muthukumar ‘hero1965’ Rajagopalan – ₹58,941
  4. Sandy ‘Ziigmund’ Lamba – ₹43,623
  5. zomunk – ₹32,745
  6. Pranav ‘pranavpoker’ Khandalkar – ₹26,196

 

Hurricane 4.5 Lakhs GTD – Adda52

Buy-in – ₹1,800

Entries – 160

Re-entries – 129

Prize Pool – ₹4,73,965

Places Paid – 30

Vaibhav ‘vroy219’ Roy came out trumps in Adda52`s ₹4.50 Lakhs GTD Hurricane to win ₹1.21 Lakhs. Adda52 streamer Shivam ‘cyflopse’ Jain placed runner-up for ₹72,279.

Vaibhav Roy
Vaibhav Roy

 

Vaibhav Roy now has ₹20.12 Lakhs in lifetime winnings (₹8.52 Lakhs in net profits).

Gautam ‘passthechips’ Sethi (3rd for ₹54,505), Tapan ‘tweedu’ Mansotra (4th for ₹40,287), and Ankita ‘ankumalik’ Ajay (6th for ₹18,958) FT-ed the tourney.

 

DVS Event #13 1.5 Lakhs GTD – PokerDangal

Buy-in – ₹385

Entries – 116

Re-buys – 129

Add-ons – 43

Prize Pool – ₹1,50,000

Places Paid – 17

PokerDangal’s ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD DVS Event #13 had to fill in ₹49,200 in overlays after 288 challengers bought in for ₹385, and the top 17 places walked past the money line.

The user ‘j2sera’ shipped the tourney, netting ₹36,000 after defeating Prashant ‘kingslayer’ Jha (runner-up for ₹25,500) in the heads-up play.

 

Big Bang 1 Lakh GTD – Khelo365

Buy-in – ₹1,650

Entries – 40

Re-entries – 10

Prize Pool – ₹1,00,000

Places Paid – 6

‘Maalwall’ took down the Khelo365’s ₹1 Lakh GTD Big Bang to win ₹40,000 after defeating EkM07 (runner-up for ₹21,000) in the heads-up play.

 

DVS Event #14 75K GTD – PokerDangal

Buy-in – ₹640

Entries – 76

Re-entries – 58

Prize Pool – ₹75,000

Places Paid – 20

Somenn ‘prokiller’ Singh took down the ₹75K GTD DVS Event #14 for ₹16,500. ‘avadhesh609’ finished runner-up for ₹12,375.

 

Dominator 50K GTD – Khelo365

Buy-in – ₹550

Entries – 50

Re-entries – 21

Prize Pool – ₹50,000

Places Paid – 8

Khelo365’s ₹50K GTD Dominator wrangled in 75 runners, and ‘ajaashish’ topped them all to collect the ₹17,000 up-top after firing four bullets. Azhar777’ placed runner-up for ₹10,000.

 

Grinder 2.0 20K GTD – Khelo365

Buy-in – ₹275

Entries – 52

Re-entries – 18

Prize Pool – ₹20,000

Places Paid – 8

Padukon was the last player standing in Khelo365`s ₹20K GTD Grinder 2.0 and won ₹6,800.

 

This report was updated at 7 PM on 17.05.2021.

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