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Top Videos of the Week: June 20 – 26

Top Videos of the Week
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  • RUPAM THAKUR June 27, 2021
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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!

Chhota Machhi Live-Streams For PokerBaazi & Khelo365

PokerGuru’s Arpit Jain, a.k.a. Chhota Machhi, is turning into a streaming machine. He fired three streams this past week and even binked a tournament on one of them!

He kicked off the week in style by taking down Khelo365`s Sunday mainstay, the ₹1 Lakh GTD Big Bang, for ₹40,000 – his first cash on stream in his three-month-long streaming career. The stream was full of epic moments, some of which have been reproduced as mini clips on the PokerGuru social media handles. Check out the full stream below.


The remainder of the week was relatively uneventful as he made two attempts in the ₹1 Crore GTD NPS Golden Rush on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively, failing both times.





Women In Poker Ft. Kat De Sol

Making the cover of our Women in Poker feature was Kat De Sol, a free-spirited globetrotter, a well-known figure in the domestic circuit, and a former forex trader from Sweden. Kat pursues the game semi-professionally and has her current base in Goa.


Throwback Thursday Ft. Manish Adnani

In this week’s Throwback Thursday post, we walked down memory lane with one of India’s early poker visionaries and ambassadors, Manish Adnani. The Business Head (Poker) at Delta Corp, the 49-year-old Adnani has played a crucial role in pushing live poker to where it is today.


PokerGuru Daily Majors Recap With Saumya Paithankar

PokerGuru’s Daily Majors Recap with Saumya Paithankar completed another week filled with MTT highlights, winner bytes, and other top stories and promotions. Our weekly pick includes two videos featuring interviews with NPS Gold Medal winners Young Gun Kanchan Sharma and Shashank Jain.




Cards-up Replay of PokerStars India`s Summer Series Marquee Events

The ₹4.80 Crores GTD Summer Series completed its inaugural run on June 15. PokerStars India uploaded the cards-up final table replays of two marquee events from the series on their YouTube channel this week.

Vishnu Khandelwal & Avijit Jaiswal chopped PokerStars India’s ₹25 Lakhs GTD Summer Series-28 Highroller title.


Shagun Jain picked up his second-best career finish worth ₹8.40 Lakhs in the ₹40 Lakhs GTD Summer Series – 93 Super Highroller.


Nikhil Segel Streams For Natural8

Arguably the most consistent poker streamer in the country, Nikhil Segel, streamed twice this week. He streamed Natural8’s $125 GTD The Nikhil Segel Stream Game on Monday – his own branded tournament.


He streamed the $75K GTD Short Deck PKO on Wednesday.


Raj Juneja Fires a Test Stream

Poker Life India`s Raj Juneja tried a test stream this week. He could be seen playing cash games on PokerStars India, at the same time, trying out out new options while streaming, all to ensure his system can support his streaming exploits.


Shobhit Bhargava’s Streams For PokerBaazi

Shobhit Bhargava has been regularly streaming the NPS marquees on PokerBaazi, and this week he had three separate streams going, each time playing multiple NPS events.

On Wednesday, he played NPS #63 Slam Dunk, Flight 1K of the NPS#64 Golden Rush, and the NPS#65 Sprint DST.


The next day, Bhargava took a shot in Flight 1D of the NPS#74 NPS Main Event and the NPS#75 Sprint.


The Friday stream featured his run in the NPS#76 DeepDive, Flight 1M of the NPS#77 Golden Rush, NPS#78 Megastack, and the NPS#79 Friday Force.


Muskan Sethi Test Stream

Poker Diva Muskan Sethi is looking to step up her streaming game. As a precursor to what we hope will be regular streams, Sethi tried a test stream on Wednesday, playing PokerBaazi and Spartan Poker events.


Aryan Chauhan Streams For PokerStars India

Cash game specialist Aryan Chauhan put in another Friday night session at the PokerStars India cash tables – and all the action was streamed on his Twitch channel.


Poker Bootcamp India`s Radhika Shankar, Adithya Narayanan, Areyann Gurbaxani, & Anish Arora Stream NPS Events

Poker Bootcamp India, one of the streaming partners for the NPS, had a host of its players streaming their run at the series all through the week.

Radhika Shankar streamed on Wednesday and could be seen playing the NPS#65 Sprint DST and Flight 1C of the NPS#67 NPS Main Event.


Poker bootcamper Adithya Narayanan streamed on Sunday.


Areyann Gurbaxani took over on Monday.


Anish Arora streamed the Friday NPS marquees.


Monster Poker Club`s Nitin Rawat & Deepanjan Das Stream NPS Events

Active Monster Poker Club streamer Nitin Rawat fired up two streams this week. He streamed Flight 1I of the ₹1 Crore GTD NPS Golden Rush on Monster Poker Club’s YouTube channel on Monday.


Rawat streamed the NPS Freezeout & Flight 1J of the NPS Golden Rush on PokerBaazi on Tuesday.


Deepanjan Das streamed his Friday run in the NPS marquees.




Aniruddha Joshi Streams For Adda52

Aniruddha Joshi streamed twice this week, both times playing Adda52’s Nano Main Event starting flights and other Nano marquees.





The Pre-Flop Show ft. Ridhima Pathak, Abhishek Goindi & Sriram Chakravarthy – National Poker Series

Well-known sports presenter Ridhima Pathak, poker coach Abhishek Gondi, and Sriram Chakravarthy featured in daily episodes of the Pre-Flop Show all week long. Each episode had them recapping the previous day’s NPS action – the medallists – and covering other NPS stories. Check out the episodes below.









“Sundays With PokerStars” Ft. Tanmay Bhatt, Samay Raina, Vabhav Setia, Nishant Tanwar, Sejal Bhatt, Vivek Desai

In the second episode of PokerStars India’s ‘Sundays With PokerStars,’ Samay Raina & Tanmay Bhat streamed an entertaining poker session that featured familiar celebrity guests like Vabhav Setia, Nishant Tanwar, Sejal Bhatt, and Vivek Desai.


High Stakes Duel II Round 3 – Phil Hellmuth vs. Daniel Negreanu


One of the biggest international spectacles of the week was Round 3 of the High Stakes Duel II between 15-time WSOP bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth and GGPoker Ambassador Daniel Negreanu.

Hellmuth won the $200,000 entry buy-in heads-up No-limit Hold’em showdown, cashing out for $400,000 ($350,000 in net profits – $50,000 in Round 1, $100,000 in Round 2, and $200,000 in Round 3), extending his overall heads-up duel record to a six-match winning streak.

You can watch the first 30 minutes of the match below.


Phil Ivey vs. Patrik Antonius – WPT Heads Up Championship Finals

The poker legend Phil Ivey came out on top in the 32-player invite-only 2021 World Poker Tour (WPT) Heads-Up Championship hosted virtually on Poker King. The 10-time bracelet winner defeated Patrik Antonius in three straight matches in the Finals to win $400K. You can watch the replay of the Finals below with Doug Polk and Jamie Kerstetter calling the action.


Heads Up Battle – Landon Tice vs. Bill Perkins – Round 9, 10, & 11

Upcoming poker star Landon Tice and entrepreneur-cum-poker enthusiast Bill Perkins completed three more sessions of their ongoing heads-up challenge this week on the US-facing poker site Americas Cardroom. Tice currently leads the challenge for $92,031.36 after 4,570 hands; however, he is still struggling to keep pace with the 9 BBs/100 hands handicap Perkins has in the match. Check out the Day 9, 10, and 11 recap`s below.

Day 9

On June 19, Tice and Perkins played Day 9 of the challenge. A total of 584 hands were dealt with Tice booking a profit of $16,349.74. He extended his overall lead to $112.238.92 after a total of 3,728 hands.


Day 10

Day 10 was played on June 24. Tice again came out ahead, booking a profit of $31,986.6 across the 494-hand session. He extended his overall lead to $144,255.38 over 4,222 hands.




Day 11

Perkins made a small comeback on Day 11, winning $51,990.27 over 348 hands. He trails Tice by $92,031.36 after 4,570 hands.


Super MILLION$ Show – S02E01

The Season 2 opener of the Super MILLION$ Show on GGPoker featured the cards-up FT replay of the site’s weekly flagship, the $1.5 Million GTD Super MILLION$. Kevin ‘Rotterdam’ van der Kooi and Randy nanonoko’ Lew chipped in with expert commentary as always.

Chess Grandmaster Ottomar Ladva shipped the tourney, banking a monstrous $325,957.


Elliot Roe’s A-Game Poker Masterclass – Run It Once

Well-known mental game and performance coach Elliot Roe shares the three key reasons he believes are holding people back from achieving the success that they’re looking for in this all-new A-Game Poker Masterclass for Run it Once.


Poker After Dark Season 12 Episode 7

The hour-long “Poker After Dark” features some of the biggest names in the business playing high-stakes poker. Season 12 was filmed inside the PokerGO Studio at ARIA Resort and Casino and is available on GGPoker`s YouTube channel.

Check out the latest release, Episode 7, below.


partypoker World Open Season 5 Episode 3

This throwback video from the partypoker World Open 5 features a star-studded lineup of pros in action, namely, Phil Laak, Andy Greekfish, Praz Bansi, JP Kelly, Patrick Funke, Wayne OBrien & Remy Biechel.

Jesse May and Mike Sexton voiced all the action.


Jaime Staples vs. ‘Maximus Black’ – Daily Legends Challenge

This week`s partypoker Daily Legend Challenge put Jaime Staples up against ‘Maximus Black,’ with both playing a bunch of tourneys to see who could win more. Staples came out trumps to win the challenge.


Andrew Neeme’s Poker Vlog 222

Poker vlogger Andrew Neeme heads to Dallas to play a $5/$10/$20 cash game with a $5,000 entry cap.


Cash Game Action – Live at the Bike

Showcasing gripping high stakes cash game action from the Bicycle Casino, this latest release by Live at the Bike is a compilation of some standout hands recorded at the venue.


Keep following PokerGuru for a compilation of the top poker videos each week!

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