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The first Sunday of December was a firecracker one with Spartan Poker’s The Prestige headlining the weekend proceedings! Suraj Yadav won the ₹50 Lakhs GTD The Prestige for a career-best ₹9.39 Lakhs (includes 38th place for ₹19,050), with Pranav Khandalkar placing runner-up for ₹5.58 Lakhs. The latter cashed in another three events, netting ₹5.76 Lakhs cumulatively!
Young Gun Anuj Yadav has carried his formidable form to December. On the heels of a historic Sunday run last week that saw him not only become the first player to win The Millionaire thrice but also crush the weekly and monthly rankings, Yadav was back to his winning ways. The online phenom took down the Sunday Superstack for ₹6.17 Lakhs and added ₹7.72 Lakhs in Sunday winnings on the back of four ITM finishes.
Another former Millionaire winner Rishab Malik chopped the Sunday Superstack with Anuj Yadav to collect ₹6.03 Lakhs. He also placed third in BSS SuperStack for ₹1.94 Lakhs.
Young Gun Sanat Mehrotra was the last player standing in the Adda52 Millions and won ₹6.63 Lakhs. The IIT and IIM alumni cashed another five Sunday flagships to make away with ₹7.71 Lakhs overall, crossing ₹7 Crores in online winnings. Abhishek Garg came second in Adda52 Millions for ₹3.95 Lakhs.
Anant Purohit stomped his way to the top in Adda52`s Mega Suits to win ₹6.17 Lakhs – his first title in almost two months! Mayank Maruka placed runner-up for ₹3.59 Lakhs.
Our first female Young Gun Kanchan Sharma took down PokerBaazi’s BSS SuperStack for the second time this year for ₹3.82 Lakhs.
Devendra Suthar shipped PokerStars India’s Sunday Special for ₹2.42 Lakhs, and Ram Kakkar won the Sunday Highroller for ₹2.35 Lakhs.
Rising Star Aman Parakh, Prashanth Sekar, Ajay Sawhney, Rohan Sahni, Shubham Nirbam, Neeraj Sharma, Samay Meena, and Mridul Kharkwal shipped the other Sunday majors!
Here are the Sunday highlights!
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Coming back after a week-long hiatus, Spartan Poker`s ₹50 Lakhs GTD The Prestige registered 969 entries across three starting flights, posting a ₹1.55 Lakhs overlay. Suraj ‘MR.BEAST’ Yadav overcame the packed field to claim his first-ever The Prestige title along with a personal-best ₹9.39 Lakhs payday (includes 8th place finish for ₹19,050). The win has pushed Suraj Yadav’s online earnings over the ₹1 Crore-mark.
Suraj Yadav’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.09 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹16.18 Lakhs
Pranav ‘pranavpoker’ Khandalkar finished runner-up in The Prestige and picked up three more scores to rake in ₹5.76 Lakhs in Sunday winnings.
His ITM finishes include:
> 2nd in Spartan Poker’s The Prestige for ₹5,58,000
> 26th in Adda52’s Sunday Showdown for ₹8,992
> 12th in Spartan Poker’s The Punch for ₹6,700
> 51st in Spartan Poker’s Money Heist for ₹3,150
After creating history last Sunday by becoming the first player to ship The Millionaire thrice, Young Gun Anuj ‘tittooTauji’ Yadav found his way back in the spotlight again! The November leaderboard topper trounced a 345-entry field in the Sunday Superstack to collect ₹6.17 Lakhs. The ₹30 Lakhs GTD event saw former Millionaire champion Rishab ‘NoChanc3’ Malik secure a second-place payout worth ₹6.03 Lakhs, courtesy of a heads-up deal.
Anuj Yadav scored in four events last night, collectively adding ₹7.72 Lakhs in Sunday winnings.
His ITM finishes include:
> 1st in Spartan Poker’s Sunday Superstack for ₹6,17,844
> 6th in PokerBaazi’s BSS SuperStack for ₹86,242
> 17th in Spartan Poker’s The Prestige for ₹40,650
> 11th in PokerStars India’s Sunday Highroller for ₹25,245
Anuj Yadav’s online stats (only Spartan Poker & PokerStars India): Lifetime Winnings: ₹6.26 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹3.57 Crores
The Destiny 21.0 series also ended last night with the mystery user ‘Dr Putin’ championing the Destiny 21.0 SnG Finale to win a Las Vegas package worth ₹5 Lakhs. Mohit ‘Bigfox’ Dhigra (2nd for ₹3 Lakhs) and Priyank ‘Satoshi_Nakamoto’ Kothari (3rd for ₹2 Lakhs) won the other Las Vegas packages on offer.
Like Anuj Yadav, Rising Star Aman ‘Karmapoker’ Parakh returned with another sizzling Sunday performance. Last week’s Millionaire Series#22 – Deepstack champion won the ₹7 Lakhs GTD Money Heist for ₹1.35 Lakhs. ‘Vedh’ finished runner-up for ₹85,400.
Aman Parakh posted multiple scores last night, 10 to be precise, raking in ₹1.39 Lakhs in cumulative winnings.
His ITM finishes include:
> 1st in Spartan Poker’s Money Heist for ₹1,35,450
> 32nd in Adda52’s Mega Suits for ₹16,705
> 4th in PokerBaazi’s BSS Night SPRINT for ₹14,777
> 49th in PokerBaazi’s BSS SuperStack for ₹9,844
> 41st in Adda52’s Sunday Showdown for ₹6,833
> 10th in Adda52’s Tornado for ₹6,475
> 7th in Spartan Poker’s Reloaded for ₹5,940
> 19th in Spartan Poker’s The Punch for ₹3,750
> 18th in Adda52’s Ultimate DST for ₹1,750
> 44th in PokerBaazi’s BSS Kickoff for ₹997
Aman Parakh’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹3.44 Crores | Lifetime Profit: ₹1.08 Crores
Spartan Poker’s ₹5 Lakhs GTD The Punch was taken down by ‘SHAA31’ for ₹80,191, following a heads-up deal with Akshay ‘ONCE’ Pathak (2nd for ₹72,459).
‘Emma Raducanu’ (Won Sunday Night Rider ₹1.25 Lakhs GTD for ₹38,243) and ‘Sanju0101’ (Won Reloaded ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹34,875) shipped the other Sunday marquees on Spartan Poker.
PokerBaazi’s Sunday showstopper, ₹20 Lakhs GTD BSS SuperStack, collected ₹21.40 Lakhs on the back of 428 registrations. Young Gun Kanchan ‘Kanchansharma’ Sharma took under nine hours to clinch the BSS SuperStack title for the second time this year for ₹3.82 Lakhs. She chopped the title heads-up with Rohit ‘Acesinyourfaces’ Setia (2nd for ₹3.50 Lakhs). Sharma had previously won the BSS SuperStack title on August 29 for ₹4.88 Lakhs.
Kanchan Sharma ITM-ed two more events, earning a collective ₹5.22 Lakhs.
Her ITM finishes include:
> 1st in PokerBaazi’s BSS SuperStack for ₹3.82 Lakhs
> 3rd in PokerStars India’s Sunday Special PKO for ₹1.17 Lakhs
> 58th in Spartan Poker’s The Prestige for ₹24,300
Kanchan Sharma’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹4.05 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.54 Crores | Annual Winnings: ₹2.11 Crores | No. of Titles Won in 2021: #11
Another 10 PokerBaazi users became Lakhpati`s last night in the “₹10 Mein 10 Lakhpati” finale. The week-long event drew 17,420 entries over 14 qualifiers, and Day 2 began at 9 PM yesterday with 301 qualifiers. After four hours of play, the top ten finishers, namely – Sahil ‘hustlerballin18’ Choudhary, Laishangbam ‘tonton’ Bharat, Shekhar ‘ghatak007’ Meena, ‘bachh3602’ (anonymity requested), Meyoolangki ‘Yomme’ Myrphet, Thakurlal ‘thakurlalyadav’ Yadav, Boto ‘Botokatty’ Katty, Saroj ‘angrychidiya’ Chudasma, Jigar ‘KTJP1’ Patel, Sambhunath ‘kisanu’ Jana banked ₹1 Lakh each!
Khuraijam Robert ‘katto’ Singh was eliminated in 11th place on the money bubble and received a OnePlus Nord phone as consolation.
The site hosted two ₹5 Lakhs GTD BSS events yesterday at 5 PM and 9 PM. The 5 PM marquee, BSS MonsterStack 6-Max, attracted 251 entries to collect a guarantee-crushing ₹6.27 Lakhs prize pool. The user ‘rjcalcutta’ championed the event for a site-best ₹1.48 Lakhs, beating ‘sumitpal009’ (2nd for ₹1.04 Lakhs) heads-up. The champion now has ₹2.47 Lakhs in recorded earnings on PokerBaazi and ₹15,783 in site profits.
Vinay ‘Vinstill’ B crossed the money line in four events, banking ₹94,654 cumulatively.
His ITM finishes include:
> 4th in PokerBaazi’s BSS MonsterStack 6-Max for ₹49,322
> 6th in PokerBaazi’s BSS Sprint for ₹26,934
> 52nd in Adda52’s Mega Suits for ₹11,565
> 52nd in Adda52’s Sunday Showdown for ₹6,833
Vinay B’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹4.07 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹71.75 Lakhs | Annual Winnings: ₹1.08 Crores
The 9 PM marquee, BSS Sprint 7-Max, logged in 304 entries to collect a ₹6.08 Lakhs prize pool. After over six hours of play, the first-ever Game Changer winner Prashanth ‘Iveyleague’ Sekar was the last player standing and won ₹1.21 Lakhs. He chopped the title heads-up with ‘diven’ (2nd for ₹1.08 Lakhs).
Prashanth Sekar also placed 21st in BSS SuperStack for ₹19,260. His cumulative scores for the day came to ₹1.40 Lakhs, improving his online tally to ₹2.82 Crores, and ₹88.58 Lakhs in net profits.
The other marquee winners of the day include Rohan ‘theoldrod’ Sahni (Won BSS ₹2 Lakhs GTD for ₹51,053), Shubham ‘ShUbh1995’ Nirbam (Won BSS Night SPRINT ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹44,236), ‘lockwood’ (Won BSS Kickoff ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹37,380), and ‘diven’ (Won BSS Afternoon SPRINT ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹27,645).
PokerStars India`s Sunday flagship, the ₹15 Lakhs GTD Sunday Special – Progressive KO, filled in ₹60,000 in overlays after 288 hopefuls bought in for ₹5,500. Devendra ‘ThaBlack(3’ Suthar was the last player standing and won ₹2.42 Lakhs (includes ₹1.11 Lakhs in bounties), with the in-form Punya ‘madhumangal’ Behera placing runner-up for ₹1.79 Lakhs (includes ₹48,913 in bounties).
Punya Behera`s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.27 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹60.29 Lakhs
The other Sunday mainstay, the ₹10 Lakhs GTD Sunday Highroller, clocked in 102 entrants who coughed up ₹11,000 to enter, and the top 13 places got a share from the ₹10.20 Lakhs prize pool. Ram ‘TheLagLawyer’ Kakkar (opted out of our tracking) came out on top to collect ₹2.35 Lakhs and bested PokerGuru Ambassador Arjanveer ‘ballistik310’ Singh Chadha (2nd for ₹1.80 Lakhs) in the heads-up play.
Arjanveer Singh Chadha`s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹8.76 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹3.12 Crores
‘gauravboi’ (Won Big Bubble Rush ₹1.75 Lakhs GTD for ₹40,847), ‘Mnk_820’ (Won Ultrasonic ₹1.25 Lakhs GTD for ₹29,152), Mridul ‘healingp’ Kharkwal (Won Sunday Storm ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹24,732), ‘OldMonk1’ (Won Sunday Warm-Up ₹1 Lakh GTD for ₹20,504), and ‘ashu_sky’ (Won Deepstack ₹50K GTD for ₹12,526) won the other Sunday marquees on PokerStars India.
Adda52 had two ₹25 Lakhs GTD flagships headlining the Sunday roster.
The ₹25 Lakhs GTD Adda52 Millions logged in 255 entries, making for a guarantee-crushing ₹25.50 Lakhs prize pool. The 9 PM event lasted until 6 AM with former Full House Finale champion, Young Gun Sanat ‘mehro2511’ Mehrotra coming out on top to win ₹6.63 Lakhs. Abhishek ‘thegrinder’ Garg placed runner-up for ₹3.95 Lakhs.
While this was the second time Sanat Mehrotra won the Adda52 Millions, he made deep runs in five more events yesterday. The 29-year-old player earned an impressive ₹7.71 Lakhs, announcing his entry in the “₹7 Crore Club” in style! His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹7.01 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹2.45 Crores | Annual Winnings: ₹2.90 Crores | Ranked #8 in the Annual Leaderboard Standings
The ₹25 Lakhs GTD Mega Suits registered a 514-player field and rode past the listed guarantee to collect a ₹25.70 Lakhs prize pool. Well-known circuit reg Anant ‘Pro_baba’ Purohit dominated the competition to claim his first victory in nearly two months, earning ₹6.17 Lakhs. Mayank ‘AreyBetaRaise’ Maruka placed runner-up for ₹3.59 Lakhs.
Anant Purohit posted another two ITM finishes for ₹6.48 Lakhs in Sunday earnings. His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹7.78 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹2.80 Crores
Last Friday’s Millionaire Series #18 – The Elite runner-up finisher Nishaanth ‘superdeluxe’ Shanmughasundaram championed the ₹10 Lakhs GTD Sunday Showdown for ₹2.02 Lakhs. Shanmughasundaram overcame the 478 strong field, eventually defeating Abhishek ‘abhiom’ Chhajer (2nd for ₹1.48 Lakhs) in the heads-up showdown.
‘peacelover’ (Won Tornado ₹3.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹98,000), Ajay ‘OHYEAH’ Sawhney (Won Holdem Bash ₹3 Lakhs GTD for ₹78,683), Neeraj ‘Ns12pathak’ Sharma (Won Sunday Night PLO for ₹36,512), ‘Glassofwhiskeyy’ (Won Ultimate DST ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD for ₹30,059), ‘ImAlpha’ (Won Sunday Bounty for ₹18,296) and ‘Vivek1788’ (Won Power Up for ₹3,122) won the other Sunday marquees on Adda52.
Samay ‘Samaybk’ Meena was the last player standing in Khelo365’s ₹1 Lakh GTD Big Bang and won ₹37,000. ‘Sharkalive’ netted ₹25,000 in second place.
The ₹50 GTD Dominator logged in 107 participants, surpassing the listed guarantee by ₹3,500. The user ‘Ashar’ championed the event for ₹14,980, and ‘Chipsheist’ came second for ₹9,095.
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