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In this weekly feature, we take a look at the most trending videos from the poker world. From the craziest to the funniest – from the interesting to the bizarre – you’ll find it all here every week!
Aniruddha Joshi and Bhushan Sohani streaming Spartan Poker tourneys on the site’s YouTube channel.
Joshi played the ₹4.5 Lakhs GTD The Flash & the 2 seats GTD FTS Triple Majors Satty.
Sohani, a.k.a ‘Funchampion’ streamed his run in the ₹10 Lakhs GTD Futuristic.
Rising Star Ritwik Khanna streamed his run in the Endeavour.
Gautam Rohilla played The Summit – live on stream.
Adda52 streamer Shivam ‘cyflopse’ Jain was busy live-streaming ATOC tourneys all weeklong. One of his latest streams had him playing the ₹2 Crores GTD ATOC Main Event. Jain busted out of the event but jumped into other ATOC tourneys.
Spartan Poker’s FTS 2.0 starts today, and the poker circuit is buzzing with excitement for the soon-to-start series. To promote the event, poker couple Yuvraj Singh and Akanksha Singh – who call themselves the “Suited Connectors” – have a host of poker players dancing to the tune of an all-new rap song – “Coz I’m a Fish.”
The FTS 2.0, like its predecessor, will have an expert three-member commentator panel calling the action. UK’s top poker pro Sam Razavi, two-time WSOP bracelet winner Kevin MacPhee, and Responsible Gaming Ambassador Muskan Sethi will be hosting the live-streams of the eight featured FT’s at the series!
Adda52 put up new videos as part of its ‘Life ko Ace Karo’ digital campaign, featuring Bollywood/TV actor of ‘Mirzapur’ fame Ali Fazal and the king of Punjabi rap, Badshah!
The video has Badshah calling Fazal to play on Adda52.
GGPoker is playing host to the Face-off Challenge between GGPoker Ambassador Fedor Holz and high-stakes crusher Malinowski. The first of the four sessions of the challenge was played on March 4, with Joey Ingram commentating. After 459 hands, Holz profited $37,420.54.
Jaime Staples came up against “MaximumBlack” this week in partypoker’s Daily Legend Challenge, and both played a bunch of tourneys to see who could win more. Staples ended up winning the challenge.
The cards-up FT replay of partypoker’s $5M GTD Millions Online Final Table was hosted by James Dempsey, Henry Kilbane, and guest commentator Kristen Bicknell. Endrit Geci championed the tourney to win $774,838 following a heads-up deal with Francisco Pinho Correia (runner-up for $731,959).
WPT Russia returned to Sochi from February 24 to 28. The 2021 WPT Russia ₽245,000 ($3,229) buy-in NLHE Main Event saw 19-year-old Maksim Sekretarev coming out on top to win a career-best ₽11,996,600 ($160,694).
Watch the cards-up coverage of the final table below.
The Asian Poker Tour (APT) 2021 Taiwan crowned Natural8 Ambassador Kitty Kuo as the NT$ 2 Million GTD Main Event champion. For the win, she received NT$ 724,200 (~$25,980) first-place cash prize, the APT Champion’s Ring, and her first-ever APT Golden Lion Main Event Trophy. You can watch the replay of the FT live-stream below.
Episode 38 of the Super MILLION$ Show featured the cards-up FT replay of GGPoker’s $2M GTD Super MILLION$. Kevin’ Rotterdam’ van der Kooi and Randy’ nanonoko’ Lew, as always, provided expert commentary on the stream.
Arsenii Malinov was the last player standing in the tourney and won $661,743.82.
The cards-up replay of PokerStars’ $109 buy-in Sunday Million $1 Million GTD (Day 2 & FT) had James Hartigan, Joe Stapleton, & Nick Walsh calling the action.
A mystery player from Brazil, ‘guix2x,’ shipped the tourney for $112,960.79.
Lex Veldhuis celebrated his fifth anniversary on Twitch this week with a compilation of some of his best moments on stream.
Veldhuis shared all his best stream moments from the past few months.
He celebrates his birthday while playing a $530 Bounty tourney.
In this Raise Your Edge documentary, ‘Bencb’ revisits the Daniel Negreanu-Doug Polk animosity over the years and their recently concluded Grudge Match.
Bencb put up a Tournament MasterClass update to share super-useful tips on mastering preflop ICM.
American poker pro, businessman, and former WPT Player of the Year with over $10 Million in tournament winnings, Faraz Zaka vlogs his journey to the WPT Hard Rock Main in South Florida. He also analyzed a few exciting hands he played through the week.
The Chip Race podcast relived some standout moments from the 2016 World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP). One of the hands played in the $700 Main Event has Patrick Leonard and Nick Petrangelo heads-up in a massive pot. And guess what? Leonard joins the podcast hosts David Lappin and Dara O’Kearney to analyze the hand!
The most-recent Rake Podcast saw hosts Jamie Kerstetter and Ben Wilinofsky chatting with ‘retired’ poker legend Fedor Holz about his forthcoming heads-up challenge against Wiktor’ Limitless’ Malinowski, why he stepped away from poker at the height of success, his various business ventures, and the search for Ikigai!
PokerGO put up a curated video compilation of some of the most interesting poker hands. One of them featured Scotty Nguyen taking down his biggest live score at the 2008 WSOP. But the win is something else. This one’s a riot for Nguyen’s antics on the felts!
Poker brat Phil Hellmuth is seen making one of his biggest blow-ups in Poker After Dark’s first season.
Wanna watch some of Phil Laak’s best poker moments in High Stakes Poker? Here you go!
Another epic hand from the new High Stakes Poker season has Doug Polk caught in Phil Hellmuth’s crosshairs.
PokerGO’s The Big Blind Poker Game Show ran its first quarter-finals this week, with Justin Young, Jamie Kerstetter, and Chris Moneymaker participating. They fielded questions on gambling, poker, casinos, and Vegas-centric issues. Things turn out to be quite dramatic, as you will see!
This cash game throwback video from Live at the Bike has Israeli Ron crushing a $5/$10 NLHE cash table!
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