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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!
PokerGuru’s Chhota Machhi, a.k.a Arpit Jain, has lofty dreams to make a dream run in PokerBaazi’s EndBoss later this month. And he got some practice for the mega event by playing the ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD Holdem Boost on Saturday.
We turned on the spotlight on PokerBaazi’s IMPS Gold Edition Main Event champion Abhishek Kushwaha this week. The self-proclaimed semi-pro crushed a 2,342-entry field to win the IMPS trophy and a career-best ₹9.48 Lakhs following a heads-up deal with Suneeth Kalmady (2nd for ₹7.20 Lakhs).
PokerGuru Ambassador Ashish Ahuja appeared in Adda52`s brand-new “Off The Table And Beyond” interview series this week. The Chandigarh-based pro was one of the most consistent winners at the WPT Online India series. He won two marquee titles, the ₹30 Lakhs GTD WPT Gladiator & ₹15 Lakhs GTD WPT 3000, and ranked top-three on the series’ Mega Leaderboard.
In this video interview, he chats with host Swati Singh Rajput about his experiences at the final table. He shares some great tips and nostalgic memories while talking about what he loves most about poker.
The 2nd edition of PokerStars India’s India Championship of Online Poker (INCOOP) series ran a packed schedule of 142 events from September 14 to September 28.
PokerStars India put up the cards-up FT replays of some of the flagship tournaments at the series. The first FT replay was the ₹40 Lakhs GTD INCOOP-95 Highroller KO Championship. Young Gun Sahil Chutani came out on top to collect an admirable ₹9.65 Lakhs after beating Kunal Patni (2nd for ₹4.97 Lakhs) heads-up.
The ₹1 Crore GTD INCOOP Main Event was the most-awaited event of the series and saw the relatively lesser-known Piyush Nanda coming out on top to collect a career-best ₹12.77 Lakhs (includes ₹5.54 Lakhs in bounties). PokerGuru Ambassador Gokul Raj finished runner-up for ₹10.04 Lakhs (includes ₹2.81 Lakhs in bounties). You can watch the cards-up FT replay of the INCOOP Main Event below.
This was a busy week for Shobhit Bhargava, who seems to have upped his streaming game. On Sunday, he streamed the ₹4 Lakhs GTD IMPS #111 & ₹2.50 Lakhs GTD IMPS #112 on PokerBaazi.
Bhargava streamed his run in the ₹12 Lakhs GTD The Endeavour on Tuesday. Check out the two-hour-long stream below.
On Thursday, Bhargava streamed his PLO cash game session on PokerBaazi.
On Wednesday, Bhushan Sohani streamed the ₹10 Lakhs GTD The Pride.
The streaming OG, Nikhil Segel, fired two streams for Natural8.
On Monday, he streamed his own leaderboard-centric $75 GTD The Nikhil Segel Stream Game Short Deck PKO.
He returned on Wednesday for the $175 GTD The Nikhil Segel Stream PLO PKO.
Twitch streamer Aryan Chauhan was back on Monday, playing Day 2 of PokerStars India’s ₹1 Crore GTD INCOOP Main Event. He had some PLO cash tables open on the side. Interested to know how he did? Check out the stream below.
After a long eight-month gap, Vikram Singh Bhati, a.k.a. vikravdesipoker, put up a poker stream. He chose to play the ₹10/₹25 NLHE cash games on PokerStars India.
Akshay Kapoor was another player who made a comeback to video content generation after eight-long-months. Kapoor has started a new poker vlog, and in episode 1, he shares his usual Sunday schedule while playing poker.
The Monster Poker Club streamers had another busy week.
On Sunday, Monster Poker Club’s Sumit Navlani & Nitin Rawat played PokerStars India’s ₹1 Crore GTD INCOOP Main Event & the ₹10 Lakhs GTD The Big Crunch in a dual-stream session.
On Wednesday, Nitin Rawat was joined by Rishab Singh Rawat as they shared screens while playing PokerStars India’s ₹10 Lakhs GTD INCOOP#139 PLO Championship and the ₹1 Lakhs GTD Prime Time Grind.
On Wednesday, Utsav Taneja held a study stream using PioSolver 2.0.
India Poker Players Association (IPPA) kept the virtual rail entertained with a stream almost daily this past week.
On Sunday, Aniruddha Joshi streamed Poker Saint’s ₹10 Lakhs GTD Monster Maddness.
The next day, Devvrat Singh Kaurav streamed Spartan Poker’s ₹8 Lakhs GTD ReCharge.
Umesh Singh played PokerBaazi’s ₹4 Lakhs GTD Daily Sprint 5-Max on Tuesday.
Singh was again back the next day, streaming PokerSaint’s ₹5 Lakhs GTD West Coast.
Devvrat Singh Kaurav streamed his run in PokerBaazi’s ₹4 Lakhs GTD Daily Sprint 5-Max on Friday.
PokerGuru’s Saumya Paithankar delivered another week of daily updates. Our top picks from the week are the Sunday (September 26) and Wednesday (September 29) recaps.
Georgia’s Giorgiy Skhulukhiya championed the $5,300 buy-in Main Event at the 2021 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS North for a career-best $683,285. Watch the cards-up final table replay of the event below.
Like each week, GGPoker’s latest Super MILLION$ show returned with the cards-up FT replay of the site’s weekly flagship, the $10,300 Highroller, with expert commentary by Kevin ‘Rotterdam’ van der Kooi and Randy ‘nanonoko’ Lew.
Sweden’s Niklas Astedt championed the event for an incredible fourth time, netting $315,882.
PokerStars streamed the Day 2 and final table of its weekly marquee, the $1 Million GTD Half Price Sunday Million, with James Hartigan, Joe Stapleton, and Parker Talbot calling the action.
Pedro “AKgringoAK” Costa championed the event for $111,696.08.
Australian pro Michael Addamo clinched his third consecutive high roller title on September 29 after taking down the 2021 Super High Roller Bowl (SHRB) VI for a handsome $3.40 million payday. Check out the final table highlights below.
In 2019, 54 participants joined the action at the most expensive poker tournament in history, the Triton Million – A Helping Hand for Charity. The buy-in to enter was a massive £1,050,000, with the winner receiving an unheard of £19,000,000 payout.
Previously available only on sports channels worldwide, viewers can now enjoy all ten episodes from the prestigious event on the Triton Poker YouTube channel with poker legend Daniel Negreanu and TV personality Ali Nejad commentating on the action.
Each participant had to pay an extra £50,000 along with their buy-ins, accumulating an incredible £2.70 million raised for charities worldwide.
Watch the episode 3 and 4 below.
GGPoker Ambassador Daniel Negreanu applies Modern Poker Theory to explain some hands he played in the $25K WSOP Super High Roller on GGPoker.
Watch the highlights of Mike Matusow‘s appearance on the Doug Polk Podcast. Some of the major talking points was the story about the first time Matusow played against Phil Hellmuth, old-school high-stakes poker stories, climbing out of debt, and more.
PokerStars streamer Lex Veldhuis championed the $215 buy-in WCOOP Warm-up for $9646.73 on stream. Check out the highlights of the stream below.
Check out a compilation of Jaime Staples going all-in with pocket jacks in his latest stream highlights video.
On the latest episode of The Chip Race’s “The Lock-In’ show, hosts David Lappin and Dara’ O’ Kearney were joined by mental game coach and author Jared Tendler.
Cash game vlogger Brad Owen heads to the Hustler Casino in Las Vegas for some $2/$5 NLHE cash game action.
David Kaye Poker Vlog Ep. 272
In this week`s poker vlog, David Kaye discusses his results in 500NL Zoom on PokerStars.
Check out this week`s No Gamble, No Future podcast hosted by Jeff Platt & Brent Hanks below.
Watch more high-stakes cash game action live from the Bicycle Casino in Los Angeles!
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