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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!
Women in Poker – Eva Devi
PokerGuru host Saumya Paithankar sat down with Eva Devi, a CRM specialist at MPL Poker, this week for a quick chat. Devi, a nursing graduate, worked with several companies in the healthcare sector before joining the poker industry in 2017.
Even though she is not a poker player, Eva’s professional journey in the industry has led her to interact with an unaccountable number of players, all with queries and complaints. Hear her share her poker journey below.
Chota Machhi Has a Busy Week
It was a blockbuster week of online poker, and our Chota Machhi, AKA Arpit Jain, was all charged up to take the challenge head-on as he fired up five streams!
The entire poker community is raving about the country`s biggest guaranteed tournament, PokerBaazi’s ₹7 Crores GTD G.O.A.T. The massive value is just too enticing for any player to pass up on, and how could Chota Machhi not show up for this spectacle of an event?
After skipping the Sunday grind, Chota Machhi fired his first shot in the G.O.A.T on Monday, playing Qualifier 2. He was unrelenting in his quest to make Day 2 and fired four bullets but failed to get through.
On Thursday, he returned chasing the ultimate glory in Qualifier 5 of the G.O.A.T. However, his second attempt didn`t go any better than the first one.
To get his weekend started, he dived into Spartan Poker’s ₹10 Lakhs GTD FTS #43.
On Saturday, he jumped into Pocket52’s ₹5 Lakhs GTD Pocket Queens.
Having not made any headway in Pocket Queens, he played a few marquees on the side and ended up making the final table in PokerBaazi’s ₹10 Lakhs GTD Blockbuster. The deep run prompted Chota Machhi to turn on the stream, but it was short as he crashed out in eighth place, netting ₹29,350.
PokerBaazi’s Twitch MTT Streams
This week, PokerBaazi put up two streams on their Twitch channel.
On Tuesday, Laksh Pal Singh & Gautam Rohilla joined in for a dual stream, playing Qualifier 3 of PokerBaazi’s ₹7 Crores GTD G.O.A.T and the ₹1 Crore GTD The MoneyMaker.
On Wednesday, star-commentator Aditya Wadhwani took a chance in Qualifier 4 of the ₹7 Crores GTD G.O.A.T and the ₹10 Lakhs GTD The Pride.
Harshdev Jhirmiria, Areyann Gurbaxani, Samay Singh Modi & Yuvraj Singh Stream For Spartan Poker
Harshdev Jhirmiria stuck to his streaming schedule for Spartan Poker and clocked four streams this week.
On Sunday, he played the ₹10 Lakhs GTD FTS #10.
After a rest day on Monday, he took on Spartan Poker’s ₹40 Lakhs GTD FTS #21 Challenger in a dual stream with online reg Areyann Gurbaxani.
He returned on Thursday with another dual stream with the four-time FTS title winner Samay Singh Modi, playing the ₹25 Lakhs GTD FTS #40 and ₹10 Lakhs GTD FTS #38
The next day, Jhirmiria was back with another dual stream with Dr. Yuvraj Singh, where the duo played Spartan Poker’s ₹40 Lakhs GTD FTS #45.
Shobhit Bhargava Streams For PokerStars India
Last Sunday, Shobhit Bhargava streamed his run in PokerStars India’s ₹1.25 Lakhs GTD Sunday Storm on his YouTube channel 569poker. The stream got good traction thanks to Bhargava`s deep run, for he finished sixth for ₹5,486.
Parth Jain Streams MPL Poker Cash Games
Poker content creator Parth Jain, aka ‘YourPokerGuy,’ streamed a ₹25/₹50 cash game session on MPL Poker on Thursday.
He was back streaming his cash game grind on Thursday, this time playing at the ₹10/₹20 cash tables on MPL Poker.
IPPA’s Ashutosh Kumar, Aniruddha Joshi & Devvrat Singh Kaurav Stream MTTs
This past week was action-packed for the India Poker Players Association (IPPA) streamers!
On Sunday, Ashutosh Kumar & Aniruddha Joshi came together for a dual stream, playing the ₹10 Lakhs GTD Pocket Kings on Pocket52.
The next day, Aniruddha Joshi jumped into Spartan Poker’s ₹10 Lakhs GTD FTS #25 and ₹5 Lakhs GTD FTS #26 PKO.
On Tuesday, Ashutosh Kumar streamed his run in Qualifier 4 of PokerBaazi’s ₹7 Crores GTD G.O.A.T.
On Wednesday, Kumar got a stream going while playing Spartan Poker’s ₹25 Lakhs GTD FTS #35.
On Thursday, Aniruddha Joshi streamed Poker Saint’s ₹4 Lakhs GTD OPAL.
The avid poker streamer Devvrat Singh Kaurav kept a busy schedule by setting aside four days for streaming this past week. On Sunday, he dived into Spartan Poker’s ₹10 Lakhs GTD FTS #19.
On Tuesday, he went chasing the FTS Silver Medallion in Spartan Poker’s ₹15 Lakhs GTD FTS #30.
On Thursday, he set up a virtual rail for his run in Gamezy Poker’s ₹3.50 Lakhs GTD Whiplash.
On Friday, he streamed Spartan Poker’s ₹10 Lakhs GTD FTS #43.
Monster Poker Community’s Animesh Thakur, Arpan Roy Choudhury, Sumit Navlani, Tanmay Lodha & Utsav Taneja Stream MTTs
The Monster Poker Community’s streamers had a packed week.
On Sunday, Animesh Thakur jumped into the Day 1E Turbo flight of the ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD FTS Supreme and the ₹6 Lakhs GTD FTS #17 Triple Chance.
The next day, Arpan Roy Choudhury streamed his run in Spartan Poker’s ₹7 Lakhs GTD FTS #23 and ₹6 Lakhs GTD FTS #22 Double Chance.
On Tuesday, Sumit Navlani & Tanmay Lodha dual streamed Spartan Poker’s ₹15 Lakhs GTD FTS #30 and ₹6.50 Lakhs FTS #27.
On Wednesday, poker coach Utsav Taneja streamed his entire MTT session and played the ₹25 Lakhs GTD FTS #35, ₹9 Lakhs GTD FTS #33, and ₹6 Lakhs GTD FTS #36 on Spartan Poker.
The next day, Animesh Thakur pitted his skills in Spartan Poker’s ₹25 Lakhs GTD FTS #40 and ₹10 Lakhs GTD FTS #38, all the while streaming his run.
Ginish Vadera Streams Spartan Poker’s FTS Marquees
The new streamer on the block, Ginish Vadera, AKA Vadera Poker, streamed thrice this week on his YouTube channel.
On Monday, he jumped into Spartan Poker’s ₹30 Lakhs GTD FTS #24 Double Stack & ₹5 Lakhs GTD FTS #26 PKO.
On Wednesday, he streamed his run in Spartan Poker’s ₹6 Lakhs GTD FTS #36 PKO and managed a small cash worth ₹2,457 in 74th place.
Making his third streaming attempt of the week, Vadera took on Spartan Poker’s ₹25 Lakhs GTD FTS #40 and ₹6 Lakhs GTD FTS #41 5-Max on Thursday.
Rahul Kumar Streams For Spartan Poker
On Monday, PokerHigh’s The Player Hunt Season 2 contestant Rahul Kumar streamed his run in Spartan Poker’s ₹10 Lakhs GTD FTS #25 and finished 32nd for ₹5,402.
PokerGuru Daily Majors Recap With Saumya Paithankar
PokerGuru’s Saumya Paithankar delivered another week of daily updates. Our top picks are the Sunday (October 30) and Thursday (November 3) recaps.
Super MILLION$ Show – S02E64
GGPoker’s Super MILLION$ Show returned with the cards-up FT replay of the site’s $1 Million GTD Super Millions, with Jeff Gross and Espen Uhlen voicing the action.
Austria’s Oliver Weis won the Super MILLON$ title for $353,673.
Cards-up FT Coverage of PokerStars’ Sunday Million (Day 2 & FT)
PokerStars streamed Day 2 of the $1 Million GTD Sunday Million, with Nick Walsh and Wistern calling the action.
Thailand’s “MR.HELLPIG” won the weekly flagship for $88,369.
DAT Poker Podcast Ep 134
The 134th episode of the DAT Poker Podcast had Adam Schwartz, Terrence Chan, Ross Henry, and GGPoker Ambassador Daniel Negreanu discussing hot topics like:
> Halloween and Daniel Negreanu`s house hunting
> Crazy Bill Klein hand on stream
> Elon Musk`s Twitter buyout
Bencb Poker Hand Review – PokerStaples
In this video, Raise Your Edge coach & founder Bencb reviews hands played by partypoker pro Jaime Staples.
Top Five Signs it’s Time to Quit Your Poker Session – Phil Galfond
In the most recent Top Five episode, Phil Galfond shared his impromptu insights on when to end a poker session. It was a thoughtful look at knowing yourself, setting rules, how best to follow them, and remembering to enjoy time at the felts.
Twitch Stream Highlights – Bencb
Raise Your Edge coach & founder Bencb posted highlights of his Twitch poker streams.
Stream Highlights – Lex Veldhuis
PokerStars Ambassador Lex Veldhuis released another highlight video of his MTT streams.
Cash Game Action – Live at the Bike
Watch cash game action live from the Bicycle Casino in Los Angeles!
Cash Game Action – The Lodge
Check out the high-stakes cash game action live from The Lodge Card Club in Texas!
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