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Daily Majors: Karan Kapur, Ankit Jajodia, Armaan Kochhar & Siddharth Gangwar Bank the Top Scores Across the Wednesday Flagships

The Wednesday MTT action was nothing short of the weekend mayhem, with Spartan Poker’s Freedom Celebration Series adding the extra punch to the regular flagships running across the other platforms!

Karan Kapur was the day’s standout winner and topped the Wednesday charts with over 6.32 Lakhs in total winnings. The IOPC June 2022 – PLO High Roller champion went on a tear last night, taking down Spartan Poker’s FCS #57 High – Wednesday Celebration for 5.85 Lakhs. Anish Arora, who came second in the FCS #48 High Tuesday Celebration the day before, once again missed out on the glory of winning his second FCS Celebration flagship, collecting 3.71 Lakhs as the runner-up.

Last week’s Wednesday High Roller champion Armaan Kochhar drove up the Wednesday action again, taking down Spartan Poker’s FCS #60 PLO High Roller for 4.61 Lakhs. He chopped the title heads-up with the APT Summer Festival Hanoi – Main Event third-place finisher Ankit Jajodia (2nd for 4.56 Lakhs). Jajodia made another podium finish in PokerBaazi’s The Pride (3rd for 1.32 Lakhs), netting 5.99 Lakhs on the back of three deep runs!

PokerGuru Ambassador Advait Rajguru bounced back with a thumping victory in Adda52′s Maverick, scoring ₹3.82 Lakhs (his first title victory in almost seven weeks). Tuesday`s FCS #45 Mid champion Varun Meena settled for a runner-up finish worth ₹2.17 Lakhs. Meena made up for the near-miss by shipping Spartan Poker’s FCS #63 Mid 4 Card PLO for ₹1.16 Lakhs, banking ₹3.33 Lakhs overall.

‘BlindMan’sBluff’ (Won FCS #55 – Mid for 64,543), TLB crusher Neeraj Kumar (Won FCS #61 – Mid Turbo for 64,391), ‘KevinPieterson’ (Won FCS #58 – Mid – PKO for 67,621), Himanshu Kataria (Won FCS #56 – Low for 42,300), Avinash Kumar (Won FCS #62 – Low for 30,762), and ‘Getsuga’ (Won FCS #59 – Low – Boost for 18,35) won the other Freedom Celebration Series marquees on Wednesday.

The #7 ranked player of the year, Siddharth Gangwar, extended his title-winning spree to a third consecutive day by taking down PokerBaazi’s The Pride for 2.93 Lakhs. He piled on another seven ITM finishes last night, altogether adding ₹4.21 Lakhs.

PokerStars India reg Deepkant Agarwal won the Night on Stars title for the second time yesterday for 89,207 following an even-heads-up deal with Lavesh Meena (2nd for 89,207)!

Mampi Biswas took down MPL Poker’s Wednesday Bonanza for 70,310, beating ‘kirukku6’ (2nd for 48,980) heads-up.

Vinay Gaitonde, Puneet Dua, Vinay B, Rahul Melwani, Deepkant Agarwal, Kashish Gupta, Dinesh Singh, Ruhaan Malhotra, Surbhit Grover, and Ritvik Sabherwal won the other Wednesday marquees.

Here are the Wednesday highlights!

 

Spartan Poker

Spartan Poker’s Freedom Celebration Series has another four days to go before closing out its inaugural run, and players had nine FCS branded events to choose from on Wednesday!

FCS #57 High – Wednesday Celebration – 30 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 6,600

Entries – 253

Re-entries – 104

Rebuys – 137

Prize Pool – 30,00,000

Places Paid – 47

Karan ‘Junior-KK’ Kapur might not be the most active player on the circuit, but he sure knows how to win flagship tournaments. The IOPC June 2022 – PLO High Roller champion went on a tear last night, taking down Spartan Poker’s Freedom Celebration Series flagship of the day, 30 Lakhs GTD FCS #57 High – Wednesday Celebration, for 5.85 Lakhs.

Karan Kapur
Karan Kapur

 

The FCS #3 High Thursday Celebration champion Anish ‘TheProtagonist’ Arora, who came second in the FCS #48 High Tuesday Celebration the day before, once again missed out on the glory of winning his second FCS Celebration flagship, collecting 3.71 Lakhs as the runner-up.

Anish Arora
Anish Arora

 

Karan Kapur crossed the money line in two other events (including another FT finish), filling in almost 6.32 Lakhs in Wednesday winnings.

His Wednesday finishes include:

> 1st in Spartan Poker’s FCS #57 High Wednesday Celebration for 5,84,700

> 5th in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) SPRINT for 37,106

> 35th in PokerBaazi’s The Pride for 9,027

Karan Kapur’s online stats (excluding PokerStars India): Lifetime Winnings: 1.65 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 21.06 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #2 | Annual Winnings: 63.07 Lakhs

Anish Arora put up another solid performance yesterday, cashing eight events (including three FT finishes), banking 4.43 Lakhs overall.

His Wednesday finishes include:

> 2nd in Spartan Poker’s FCS #57 High Wednesday Celebration for 3,71,400

> 8th in PokerBaazi’s The Pride for 39,021

> 7th in Adda52’s La Luna for 13,000

> 8th in Spartan Poker’s FCS #58 Mid PKO for 8,301

> 34th in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) Daily SPRINT for 3,835

> 58th in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) SPRINT for 2,825

> 32nd in PokerBaazi’s Daily Boost for 2,270

> 22nd in PokerBaazi’s Hyper Sprint for 2,124

Anish Arora’s online stats (excluding PokerStars India): Lifetime Winnings: 1.63 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 37.13 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #8 | Annual Winnings: 93.71 Lakhs

The 6,600 buy-in mid-week flagship attracted 494 participants, falling a negligible 36,000 short of its advertised 30 Lakhs guarantee.

Final Table Results

  1. Karan ‘Junior-KK’ Kapur – 5,84,700
  2. Anish ‘TheProtagonist’ Arora – 3,71,400
  3. Uttam ‘chinunew’ Kumar Sinha – 2,78,400
  4. Prabhat ‘R5R5R5R5R5’ Saini – 2,25,300
  5. chiku16 – 1,77,600
  6. luck chance – 1,35,600
  7. Zafar ‘Zedd’ Ahmed – 99,600
  8. jits12 – 73,200

 

FCS #60 – PLO High Roller (6-Max) – 20 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 16,500

Entries – 71

Re-entries – 21

Rebuys – 45

Prize Pool – 20,55,000

Places Paid – 13

Last week’s Wednesday High Roller champion Armaan ‘space ace’ Kochhar drove up the Wednesday action again, taking down Spartan Poker’s FCS #60 PLO High Roller for 4.61 Lakhs. He chopped the primetime title heads-up with the APT Summer Festival Hanoi – Main Event third-place finisher Ankit ‘HALAGALA’ Jajodia (2nd for 4.56 Lakhs).

Armaan Kochhar
Armaan Kochhar

 

The lawyer turned poker pro, Armaan Kochhar, fired up another seven ITM finishes yesterday, rounding up almost 5.09 Lakhs (cumulatively).

His Wednesday finishes include:

> 1st in Spartan Poker’s FCS #60 PLO High Roller for 4,51,570 (his second High Roller title this year)

> 9th in PokerBaazi’s The Pride for 29,266

> 19th in Adda52’s Maverick for 12,000

> 20th in Adda52’s La Luna for 3,400

> 50th in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) SPRINT for 3,359

> 30th in Spartan Poker’s FCS #61 Mid Turbo for 3,142

> 17th in PokerBaazi’s Hyper Sprint for 2,712

> 35th in Spartan Poker’s FCS #63 Mid 4 Card PLO PKO for 2,563

Armaan Kochhar’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 7.12 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 1.23 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #12 | Annual Winnings: ~ 1.27 Crores

Ankit Jajodia was another Wednesday trailblazer, adding 5.99 Lakhs to his poker bankroll on the back of three deep runs, which include:

Ankit Jajodia
Ankit Jajodia

 

> 2nd in Spartan Poker’s FCS #60 PLO High Roller for 4,56,481

> 3rd in PokerBaazi’s The Pride for 1,31,914

> 21st in Adda52’s Maverick for 10,500

Ankit Jajodia’s online stats (excluding PokerStars India): Lifetime Winnings: 1.22 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 29.94 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #3

The FCS #60 PLO High Roller FT was replete with top pros like the freshly-minted COLOSSUS Main Event champion Nishant ‘FunkyouFTW1’ Sharma (3rd for 2.50 Lakhs), IPC Megastacks Highroller winner Alok ‘Mazacar’ Birewar (4th for 1.96 Lakhs), the #1 ranked player of the year, Young Gun Anuj ‘br0ckLesnar95’ Yadav (5th for 1.58 Lakhs), and Shashank ‘gtoexploiter77’ Jain (6th for 1.23 Lakhs)!

Chirag ‘chilling’ Sodha (7th for 97,613), Ashish ‘X– factor’ Pareek (8th for 76,035), last night`s The Pride champion Siddharth ‘cooking_nuts’ Gangwar (9th for 57,540), PokerGuru Ambassador Vivek ‘KasolHieghts’ Singh (10th for 47,265), and Young Gun Sanat ‘orhem3001’ Mehrotra (11th for 47,265) were the other top regs finishing in the money.

Final Table Results

  1. Armaan ‘space ace’ Kochhar – 4,61,078*
  2. Ankit ‘HALAGALA’ Jajodia – 4,56,481*
  3. Nishant ‘FunkyouFTW1’ Sharma – 2,49,683
  4. Alok ‘Mazacar’ Birewar – 1,96,253
  5. Anuj ‘br0ckLesnar95’ Yadav – 1,58,235
  6. Shashank ‘gtoexploiter77’ Jain – 1,23,300

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

FCS #63 – Mid – 4 Card PLO (PKO) – 5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 2,200

Entries – 105

Re-entries – 45

Rebuys – 62

Regular Prize Pool – 3,94,000

Knockout Pool – 1,06,000

Total Prize Pool – 5,00,000

Places Paid – 20

Varun ‘buffalosoldier’ Meena is on quite the run! He won Spartan Poker`s FCS #45 Mid the day before and went back-to-back by taking down the 5 Lakhs GTD FCS #63 – Mid – 4 Card PLO (PKO) last night for ₹1,21,982 (₹27,422 in bounties). Sony ‘swAAmi’ Puthussery finished runner-up for 71,222.

Varun Meena
Varun Meena

 

The former Nano Highroller champion, Meena, made another top finish in Adda52`s Maverick (2nd for 2.17 Lakhs), banking 3.33+ Lakhs overall – his best finish yet of 2022. His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 1.69 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹43.57 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #5

The 2,200 buy-in MTT logged in 212 entrants to leave an overlay deficit of 76,000. The 11 PM tourney got in the books at 4:13 AM and paid out 20 places.

Final Table Results (Includes Bounties)

  1. Varun ‘buffalosoldier’ Meena – 1,21,982
  2. Sony ‘swAAmi’ Puthussery – 71,222 (Bounties: 7,000)
  3. Amit ‘Kavipri 2.0’ Gehani – 49,152
  4. theswordfish – 40,659
  5. pls3betme – 32,592
  6. ronzy – 25,369
  7. Paras ‘Jhukega nahi $ala’ Jain – 19,150
  8. UNKNOWN – 16,527

 

FCS #55 – Mid – 4 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 1,100

Entries – 177

Re-entries – 83

Rebuys – 144

Prize Pool – 4,04,000

Places Paid – 39

One of the most consistent winners in the FCS Mid tournaments, ‘BlindMan’sBluff’ bagged his third FCS title yesterday, conquering Spartan Poker`s 4 Lakhs GTD FCS #55 – Mid for 64,543 following a three-way deal with ‘sr369’ (2nd for 57,595), and ‘kidcostanza’ (3rd for 52,108).

The ITM #50 champion, ‘BlindMan’sBluff’ made another deep run in FCS #58 Mid (9th for 7,009), raking in 71,552 in Wednesday winnings and enough TLB points to retain their #2 rank in the FCS Mid leaderboard.

Final Table Results

  1. BlindMan’sBluff – 64,543*
  2. sr369 – 57,595*
  3. kidcostanza – 52,108*
  4. Skylark77 – 31,795
  5. dinkritsethi – 24,927
  6. Siddhanth ‘ChintuDedha’ Kapoor – 18,867
  7. luck chance – 13,857
  8. sam059424 – 9,367

*denotes a three-way deal

 

FCS #61 – Mid Turbo – 3.50 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 1,100

Entries – 177

Re-entries – 55

Rebuys – 125

Prize Pool – 3,57,000

Places Paid – 31

TLB crusher Neeraj ‘UnsafeChoice’ Kumar outlasted the 357-entry field in Spartan Poker`s 3.50 Lakhs GTD FCS #61 – Mid Turbo, winning the fast-paced 9:30 PM marquee for 64,391. Mihir ‘CHIPMAGNET’ Ganatra pocketed an equally impressive 61,951 in second place, courtesy of a heads-up deal.

Neeraj Kumar
Neeraj Kumar

 

Neeraj Kumar had a lot of tables running last night, for he cashed an incredible 11 events, making away with a six-figure payday worth 1.09 Lakhs.

His top Wednesday finishes include:

> 1st in Spartan Poker’s FCS #61 – Mid Turbo for 64,391

> 3rd in Spartan Poker’s Wed Poker Nite #4 for 16,575

Neeraj Kumar’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 7.43 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 1.51 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #38

Final Table Results

  1. Neeraj ‘UnsafeChoice’ Kumar – 64,391*
  2. Mihir ‘CHIPMAGNET’ Ganatra – 61,951*
  3. Sanchit ‘devilsanchit’ Anand – 35,843
  4. Ashit ‘D. Carwin1’ Sharma – 29,060
  5. Skylark77 – 22,991
  6. Archit ‘Archit810’ Agarwal – 17,457
  7. MyChemicalRomance – 12,745
  8. 57spades – 9,318

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

‘KevinPieterson’ (Won 3 Lakhs GTD FCS #58 – Mid – PKO for 67,621), Himanshu ‘StupidCommonMan’ Kataria (Won 2 Lakhs GTD FCS #56 – Low for 42,300), Ruhaan ‘malindcorp’ Malhotra (Won 1.50 Lakhs GTD Wed Poker Nite #4 for 37,740), Avinash ‘Naacho-BC’ Kumar (Won 1.50 Lakhs GTD FCS #62 – Low for 30,762), and ‘Getsuga’ (Won 1 Lakh GTD FCS #59 – Low – Boost for 18,35) won the other Freedom Celebration marquees on Wednesday.

 

FCS Leaderboard Standings After Day 7

A week into the FCS, the POY race frontrunner Young Gun Anuj ‘br0ckLesnar95’ Yadav (2,263 TLB points) is still the player sitting on top of the ₹10 Lakhs added FCS High leaderboard. Last night`s FCS #57 High Wednesday Celebration runner-up finisher Anish ‘TheProtagonit’ Arora (2,110 TLB points) collected enough TLB points to climb to #2, displacing PokerGuru Ambassador Rony ‘Eunseom176’ Chowdhury (1,748 TLB points), who dropped to #3 in the standings.

The top order of the ₹6 Lakhs added FCS Mid leaderboard remained unchanged from Tuesday with Sanchit ‘scofield1210’ Nag (4,433 TLB points), ‘BlindMan’sBluff’ (3,718 TLB points) and Paras ‘Jhukega nahi $ala’ Jain (3,089 TLB points) occupying the top three positions.

Like the FCS Mid leaderboard, the top order in the FCS Low leaderboard also maintained the status quo yesterday, with Sumit K ‘Newsharkkintown’ Dogra (2,862 TLB points) on top, followed by ‘JULI1LLB’ (2,499 TLB points) and ‘Mndka2.0’ (2,483 TLB points).

 

PokerBaazi

The Pride – 10 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 3,850

Entries – 221

Re-entries – 195

Prize Pool – 14,56,000

Places Paid – 54

Siddharth ‘GangnamGangi’ Gangwar has become an almost permanent fixture in our DailyMajors updates, and it’s hardly surprising to see him among the top-ranked players on the annual winnings and TLB leaderboards!

Siddharth Gangwar
Siddharth Gangwar

 

Proving that consistency pays, Gangwar, who captured the Iron Man and Holdem BOOST over the last two days, made away with 4.21 Lakhs last night. He most notably shipped PokerBaazi’s Wednesday headliner, The Pride, where he came out on top of a 416-player field to win 2.93 Lakhs. ‘anbpokarlover’ placed runner-up for 2.05 Lakhs.

The #7 ranked player of the year, Gangwar posted a runner-up finish and six other cashes, making away with an impressive ₹4.21 Lakhs across his Wednesday run.

His top Wednesday finishes include:

> 1st in PokerBaazi’s The Pride for 2,92,656

> 9th in Spartan Poker’s FCS #60 PLO High Roller for 57,540

> 2nd in Spartan Poker’s FCS #58 Mid for 41,505

> 8th in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) SPRINT for 19,775

Siddharth Gangwar’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹3.89 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.54 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #24 | Annual Winnings: ₹2.25 Crores | Ranked #7 in the 2022 Leaderboard Standings (Total Winnings and Net Profits) | Ranked #3 in the 2022 TLB (Points) Standings

Final Table Results

  1. Siddharth ‘GangnamGangi’ Gangwar – 2,92,656
  2. anbpokarlover – 2,05,150
  3. Ankit ‘akj290’ Jajodia – 1,31,914
  4. upswing4eva – 97,552
  5. Bhuvan ‘Ustaad75’ Bansal – 73,237
  6. hem2512 – 58,677
  7. kabirsingh11 – 48,922
  8. Anish ‘PapaNegreanu’ Arora – 39,021

 

(7-Max) SPRINT – 5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 1,650

Entries – 279

Re-entries – 230

Prize Pool – 7,63,000

Places Paid – 63

Vinay ‘Ammu87’ Gaitonde made his way past the 509-entry field in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) SPRINT to win the marquee title for 1.48 Lakhs. The former NPS#43 Mini Main Event Warm Up fourth-place finisher Yash ‘paranoid’ Dutt pocketed 1.04 Lakhs as the runner-up – his second-best finish this year.

Yash Dutt
Yash Dutt

 

Final Table Results

  1. Vinay ‘Ammu87’ Gaitonde – 1,48,348
  2. Yash ‘paranoid’ Dutt – 1,03,989
  3. sarinrun – 66,883
  4. mcp1212 – 49,475
  5. Karan ‘bozo’ Kapoor – 37,106
  6. Tarush ‘Busterr’ Gupta – 29,777
  7. ShakeyAnimal – 24,814

 

(7-Max) Daily SPRINT – 5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 2,200

Entries – 150

Re-entries – 132

Prize Pool – 5,64,000

Places Paid – 36

The BalleBaazi CIO and the inaugural BPT Main Event champion, Puneet ‘neo1’ Dua, fired up a trailblazing run across the PokerBaazi marquees yesterday, winning the (7-Max) Daily SPRINT (₹1,24,588) and cashing another six events for ₹1.58 Lakhs overall.

Puneet Dua
Puneet Dua

 

Dua denied Sunday’s FCS#30 – Mid Main Event champion Sachin ‘browguy26’ Raj his second title in four days, the latter finishing runner-up in the Daily SPRINT for 87,420.

Sachin Raj
Sachin Raj

 

Puneet Dua`s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 1.42 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #4

Final Table Results

  1. Puneet ‘neo1’ Dua – 1,24,588
  2. Sachin ‘browguy26’ Raj – 87,420
  3. Pradip ‘Nit2Donk’ Ghosh – 56,231
  4. Atishay ‘nutscracker’ Samuel – 41,623
  5. Gaurav ‘gauravfrisky’ Sharma – 31,246
  6. Aarvi – 24,985
  7. Himanshu ‘hdwivedi3’ Dwivedi – 20,755

 

Afternoon Boost – 5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 2,200

Entries – 141

Re-entries – 120

Prize Pool – 5,22,000

Places Paid – 27

The erstwhile MTT reg and one of our early Young Guns’, Rahul ‘slowroller’ Melwani, has not been playing much for some time now. Still, he woke up after a four-year-long title hibernation yesterday, winning PokerBaazi’s all-new ₹5 Lakhs GTD Afternoon Boost for his maiden title this year and ₹1.05 Lakhs in prize money. Subrahmanyam ‘itsrowdy’ V made ₹104,126 in runner-up prize money courtesy of a heads-up deal.

Rahul Melwani
Rahul Melwani

 

Rahul Melwani’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 85.31 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #1

Final Table Results

  1. Rahul ‘slowroller’ Melwani – 1,04,883*
  2. Subrahmanyam ‘itsrowdy’ V – 1,04,126*
  3. Rohan ‘dragoon07’ Gupta – 55,436
  4. Rockstar1980 – 41,029
  5. omega0611 – 30,798
  6. Badbeatz – 24,638
  7. Arun ‘Devillll27’ Thakur – 20,462
  8. Sacheen ‘Cheifisback’ Ramchandani – 16,391

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

vinny_thakur’ (Won 2 Lakh GTD Hyper Sprint for 53,180), Kashish kashish007Gupta (Won 2.50 Lakhs GTD Daily Boost for 49,418), ‘abhilash2356’ (Won 1.50 Lakhs GTD Daily Night SPRINT for 48,728), Dinesh Daddu26Singh (Won 3 Lakhs GTD Holdem BOOST for 47,670), Surbhit grovahovaGrover (Won 1 Lakh GTD Daily Afternoon SPRINT for 27,880), and Ritvik nutsonlySabherwal (Won 1 Lakh GTD Evening SPRINT for 26,760) won the other PokerBaazi marquees.

 

MPL Poker

Wednesday Bonanza – 3 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 1,100

Entries – 316

Prize Pool – 4,00,000

Places Paid – 55

Mampi ‘smartmaps189060’ Biswas bettered her fourth-place finish in MPL Poker’s Friday Supreme from earlier this month by toppling the 316-player field in the 3 Lakhs GTD Wednesday Bonanza yesterday, scoring 70,310 and her first marquee title on the site. The user ‘kirukku6’ finished runner-up for 48,980.

Final Table Results

  1. Mampi ‘smartmaps189060’ Biswas – 70,310
  2. kirukku6 – 48,980
  3. Sonali ‘iceangle962627’ jain – 30,810
  4. Anjul ‘pariqueenstar’ Bajpai – 22,910
  5. radhe_radhe7913 – 16,748
  6. Muntiyaz ‘fireplay111’ – 11,060
  7. pokkersstar – 8,690
  8. Saroj ‘saroj90163148’ Kumar – 7,110

 

 

Pocket52

Pocket Jacks – 2 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 1,100

Entries – 101

Re-entries – 66

Prize Pool – 2,00,000

Places Paid – 24

Pocket52 network user ‘Santu1234’ bested the 167-player field in Pocket52’s Wednesday marquee, 2 Lakhs GTD Pocket Jacks, collecting 42,000 in first-place prize money. ‘lucky_bhai’ took home 31,000 in second place.

Final Table Results

  1. Santu1234 – 42,000
  2. lucky_bhai – 31,000
  3. user1654179704 – 23,000
  4. jsingh – 16,000
  5. ADHEERA333 – 12,000
  6. goldeneye – 9,000

 

Dinesh99’ (Won 1 Lakh GTD Gladiator for 24,219), ‘Pankhi806’ (Won 75K GTD Unravel for 15,750), ‘Raju21’ (Won 60K GTD Snacks for 12,600), and ‘CHILL_BRO’ (Won 50K GTD Dessert for 11,500) won the other Pocket52 marquees.

 

PokerDangal

Booster Wednesday – 75K GTD

Buy-in – 550

Entries – 63

Rebuys – 21

Prize Pool – 75,000

Places Paid – 13

PokerDangal user ‘Locknkey’ overcame the 84-player field in the 75K GTD Booster Wednesday, bagging the title for 18,375 in first-place prize money. ‘MacAAA’ took home 13,875 for their second-place finish.

Final Table Results

  1. Locknkey – 18,375
  2. MacAAA – 13,875
  3. Shib – 10,125
  4. mister – 7,875
  5. Freeloader – 5,625
  6. Messi – 4,125

 

 

PokerStars India

Night on Stars – 5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 2,750

Entries – 100

Re-entries – 77

Prize Pool – 5,00,000

Places Paid – 20

PokerStars India loyalist Deepkant ‘flight922’ Agarwal won the site`s Wednesday marquee, 5 Lakhs GTD Night on Stars, for the second time last night for 89,207. Lavesh ‘lavesh786’ Meena secured 89,207 in second place, courtesy of an even heads-up chop.

Lavesh Meena
Lavesh Meena

 

Deepkant Agarwal’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 14.40 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: 2.11 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #7

Lavesh Meena’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.01 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹21.87 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #6

The 2,750 buy-in Night on Stars logged in 177 participants to leave an overlay shortfall of 57,500, and the top 20 places boarded the money bus.

Final Table Results

  1. Deepkant ‘flight922’ Agarwal – 89,207*
  2. Lavesh ‘lavesh786’ Meena – 89,207*
  3. Ashit ‘Cringing’ Sharma – 59,755
  4. Debneil ‘ChhotaD0N’ Mukherjee – 46,007
  5. Samyak ‘stonedurr’ Sethi – 35,422
  6. Shravan ‘lukBo$$13’ Chhabria – 27,273
  7. Amit ‘the_ziro’ J – 20,998
  8. Abhimanyu ‘fraudscheme’ Mittal – 16,167
  9. jackie_glazier – 12,447

 

‘nishant010’ (Won 1.50 Lakhs GTD Big Bubble Rush for 43,701), ‘akb0226’ (Won 1 Lakh GTD Ultrasonic for 24,752), ‘macrobian’ (Won 50K GTD Afternoon on Stars for 15,785), ‘kapv710’ (Won 40K Deepstack for 10,503), and ‘cacofnix’ (Won 40K GTD Primetime Grind for 9,217) won the other Wednesday marquees on PokerStars India.

 

Adda52

Maverick – ₹15 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹2,750

Entries – 287

Re-entries – 305

Prize Pool – ₹15,00,000

Places Paid – 63

After a bit of a downswing in the last few weeks, PokerGuru Ambassador Advait ‘ronaldinho018’ Rajguru bounced back with a bang on Wednesday, outlasting a 592-entry field in Adda52`s Maverick to win ₹3.83 Lakhs – his first title in almost seven weeks.

Advait Rajguru
Advait Rajguru

 

His online stats (excluding Spartan Poker): Lifetime Winnings: ₹56.84 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: ₹14.57 Lakhs| Titles Won in 2022: #14

Tuesday`s FCS #45 Mid champion, Varun ‘omniknight’ Meena, came close to grabbing the Maverick title but ultimately settled for a runner-up finish worth ₹2.17 Lakhs. He more than made up for it by shipping Spartan Poker’s FCS #63 Mid 4 Card PLO for ₹1.16 Lakhs, raking in ₹3.33 Lakhs overall.

His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.69 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹43.57 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #5

The most profitable player of the year, Young Gun Sahil ‘bluffme19’ Chutani, locked in ₹1.60 Lakhs in Wednesday winnings through two deep runs, which include:

Sahil Chutani
Sahil Chutani

 

> 3rd in Adda52’s Maverick for ₹1,49,250

> 27th in PokerBaazi’s The Pride for ₹10,338

Sahil Chutani’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹6.38 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹3.67 Crores | Annual Winnings: ₹2.78 Crores | Annual Profits: ₹1.93 Crores | Ranked #2 in the 2022 Leaderboard Standings (Total Cashes) | Ranked #1 in Annual Profits

The first-ever THC Main Event champion, Abhimanyu ‘PsychoDrama’ Mittal, accumulated ₹1.41 Lakhs across five ITM finishes, which include:

> 4th in Adda52’s Maverick for ₹1,08,750

> 8th in PokerStars India’s Night on Stars for ₹16,167

> 52nd in PokerBaazi’s The Pride for ₹6,698

> 23rd in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) Daily SPRINT for ₹4,963

> 42nd in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) SPRINT for ₹3,970

Abhimanyu Mittal’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹2.79 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.31 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #5

Final Table Results

  1. Advait ‘ronaldinho018’ Rajguru – ₹3,82,500
  2. Varun ‘omniknight’ Meena – ₹2,17,500
  3. Sahil ‘bluffme19’ Chutani – ₹1,49,250
  4. Abhimanyu ‘PsychoDrama’ Mittal – ₹1,08,750
  5. Punya ‘ShamalDas’ Behera – ₹75,000
  6. Venkat ‘vv22’ Vishwanath – ₹52,500
  7. Pavankiran ‘RootahuaMacchi’ Bellamkonda – ₹41,250
  8. TT52 – ₹30,000

 

La Luna – ₹4 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,800

Entries – 113

Re-entries – 103

Prize Pool – ₹4,00,000

Places Paid – 24

The long-time circuit regular Vinay ‘ContemporisT’ B nailed Adda52`s ₹4 Lakhs GTD La Luna for ₹1.10 Lakhs – his first time winning the 9:30 PM marquee after three previous FT finishes. ‘ArjunThala’ came second for ₹64,000.

Vinay B cashed another two events, rounding up ₹1.20 Lakhs in Wednesday winnings.

His Wednesday finishes include:

> 1st in Adda52’s La Luna for ₹1,09,800

> 25th in PokerBaazi’s (7-Max) SPRINT for ₹5,268

> 54th in Adda52’s Maverick for ₹4,500

Vinay B’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹5.57 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.09 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #12

The reigning IOPC The Crown champion, Saurabh ‘saurabh21’ Rohila, lapped up ₹77,448 through four ITM finishes, which include:

Saurabh Rohila
Saurabh Rohila

 

> 3rd in Adda52’s La Luna for ₹48,000

> 9th in Adda52’s Maverick for ₹22,500

> 47th in PokerBaazi’s The Pride for ₹6,698

> 43rd in Spartan Poker’s FCS #63 Mid 4 Card PLO for ₹250

Saurabh Rohila’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹4.68 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.86 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #16 | Annual Winnings: ₹2.35 Crores | Ranked #4 in the 2022 Leaderboard Standings | Ranked #3 in Annual Profits

Final Table Results

  1. Vinay ‘ContemporisT’ B – ₹1,09,800
  2. ArjunThala – ₹64,000
  3. Saurabh ‘saurabh21’ Rohila – ₹48,000
  4. loadedtrump – ₹34,400
  5. Areyann ‘paisenikalbc’ Gurbaxani – ₹24,000
  6. UNKNOWN – ₹17,000

 

‘sanjya007’ (Won ₹1.20 Lakhs GTD Afternoon Adda for ₹33,360), ‘tenfiveftw’ (Won ₹40K GTD Freeze Out Adda for ₹14,266), and ‘Unmesh100’ (Won ₹40K GTD Sundown Adda for ₹12,739) shipped the other Wednesday marquees on Adda52.

 

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Khelo365’s 25K GTD 6 Feet Under Deepstack PLO saw ‘Abhims05’ taking down the title for 8,750 after beating ‘Rocky777’ (2nd for 5,500) heads-up.

 

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This Week in Poker: April 27 – May 3

In the PokerGuru feature ‘This Week in Poker,’ we bring you the weekly roundup of the most significant online scores by Indian MTT players and the top stories from both the live and online poker circuit. Here are this week’s top stories!

With the summer heat rising, the action on the virtual felts has also been sizzling! After several weeks of relative quiet, the past week has been quite hectic with Spartan Poker’s (and partner sites BLITZPOKER and PokerHigh) Summer Celebration Series and PokerBaazi’s biggest-ever Indian Micro Poker Series driving up the online MTT action!

This past Sunday was a particularly spectacular one with not one but two ₹1 Crore GTD flagships playing down to a winner! While several players banked massive scores, towering over them all was Saransh Garg. He finished runner-up in PokerBaazi`s #BB6 MoneyMaker for a career-best ₹12.26 Lakhs. The career-defining finish came just a few days after he had won Spartan Poker’s Wednesday Highroller for ₹6.83 Lakhs, followed by a fourth-place finish in the Thursday Highroller the next day for ₹2.17 Lakhs. Garg topped the weekly charts with ₹21.83 Lakhs in total winnings, making him our “PokerGuru Star of the Week!”

This week’s other top scorers were Sumit Sapra, Young Gun Abhinav Iyer, Subhayan Das, and Vinay Rajpal!

If you thought this week’s action was electrifying, then keep an eye out for what’s coming next! PokerBaazi’s brand-new 1100 Texas Hold ’em Championship (THC) will crank up the heat from May 31 to June 19, and dish out ₹10 Crores in guaranteed prizes across 100 tournaments – all of them featuring a fixed buy-in of ₹1,100.

All you cash game lovers, head over to BLITZPOKER to check out the site’s “Marvellous May” promotion has juicy deposit bonus offers running this month.

Asia’s largest online poker room, Natural8, is hosting the first-ever Zodiac Festival from May 1 to 8, with a whopping ¥20 Million in guaranteed prizes up for grabs!

While the online action is picking up pace, live tournament poker is not far behind. Less than two weeks from now, the IPC Megastacks will be making its debut run in Jhapa, Nepal, guaranteeing a whopping ₹3.50 Crores in prize money across four tournaments. If you want to win your seat at the upcoming event, check out the Road to IPC promotion presently running on Spartan Poker (and partner sites BLITZPOKER and PokerHigh) for a chance to win all-expenses-paid packages!

In other news, Delta Corp. announced its plans to bring in a new vessel in August-September to replace the Deltin Caravela ship. The new ship is expected to increase the company’s current gaming capacity by 2.5 times.

Meanwhile, the Group of Ministers (GoM) constituted by the GST Council held a meeting on May 2 and reportedly agreed to recommend GST at a flat 28% slab from the existing 18% on real-money online gaming. The GoM is likely to recommend doing away with a separate categorization of “skill” and “chance” gaming while computing GST.

Moving to the international circuit, the 2022 PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) kicked off on April 28 at the Casino Monte-Carlo. Spain’s Adrian Mateos is the biggest winner to emerge in the series (so far), as he won the €100,000 Super High Roller for €1,385,430.

Yuri Dzivielevski (Won €25,000 Single-Day High Roller for €448,515), Jean-Noel Thorel (Won €10,200 Mystery Bounty Event for €184,790), Lucas Scafini (Won €1,100 France Poker Series (FPS) Main Event for €250,000) and Pascal Lefrancois (Won €50,000 NLHE for €505,774) were other standout winners.

 

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Saransh Garg will remember this past week as one of the most defining moments of his poker career. On Sunday, he came whiskers close to taking down PokerBaazi’s flagship ₹1 Crore GTD #BB6 MoneyMaker, finishing runner-up for a career-best ₹12.26 Lakhs. Four days prior, he had scored a thumping victory in the Wednesday Highroller on Spartan Poker for ₹6.83 Lakhs, followed by a fifth-place finish in the Thursday Highroller the next day. With his scores adding up to a whopping ₹21.83 Lakhs, Garg topped the weekly charts, making him our PokerGuru Star of the Week!”

Saransh Garg
Saransh Garg

 

His top finishes include:

> 2nd in PokerBaazi’s #BB6 MoneyMaker for ₹12.26 Lakhs

> 1st in Spartan Poker’s Wednesday Highroller for ₹6.83 Lakhs

> 5th in Spartan Poker’s Thursday Highroller for ₹2.17 Lakhs

Long-time circuit reg Sumit Sapra was another player busy boosting his online bankroll. Sapra took down PokerBaazi`s The Weekly HighRoller and made another smashing run on Sunday, finishing runner-up in the SCS #23 – High – Mega Celebration. Sapra added over ₹19.50 Lakhs through the week, taking the #2 spot in the weekly charts.

Sumit Sapra
Sumit Sapra

 

His top finishes include:

> 2nd in Spartan Poker’s SCS #23 – High – Mega Celebration for ₹10.96 Lakhs

> 1st in PokerBaazi’s The Weekly HighRoller for ₹4.27 Lakhs

> 4th in Adda52 Millions for ₹2.56 Lakhs

The country’s first solo WSOP bracelet winner, Young Gun Abhinav Iyer, was another player who made heads turn on Sunday when he bested the 872-player field in PokerBaazi’s #BB6 MoneyMaker for ₹17.50 Lakhs. Another FT score in Adda52’s Mega Suits boosted Iyer’s weekly tally to ₹19.10 Lakhs.

Abhinav Iyer
Abhinav Iyer

 

His top finishes include:

> 1st in PokerBaazi’s #BB6 MoneyMaker for ₹17.50 Lakhs

> 5th in Adda52’s Mega Suits for ₹1.35 Lakhs

The doctor-turned poker pro Subhayan Das scored his sixth title victory of the year in Spartan Poker’s SCS #23 – High – Mega Celebration, pocketing a career-best ₹18.61 Lakhs. The former APT India Online Main Event champion`s weekly total stood at ₹18.80 Lakhs, putting him at #4 in the charts.

Subhayan Das
Subhayan Das

 

The well-known TLB crusher Vinay Rajpal championed two marquee tournaments this week, Spartan Poker`s Destiny and PokerBaazi`s The Big Show. He also made it to the final tables of several Sunday flagships, altogether banking ₹13.85 Lakhs.

Vinay Rajpal
Vinay Rajpal

 

His top finishes include:

> 2nd in Adda52’s Mega Suits for ₹4.11 Lakhs

> 1st in Spartan Poker’s Destiny for ₹3.47 Lakhs

> 3rd in PokerBaaz’s BSS SuperStack for ₹2.94 Lakhs

> 1st in PokerBaaz’s The Big Show for ₹2 Lakhs

Several other MTT regs added seven figures in earnings this past week. The list includes names like Harsh Dembla (Weekly cashes – ₹11.57 Lakhs), Young Guns Arsh Grover (Weekly cashes – ₹11.49 Lakhs), and Siddhanth Kripalani (Weekly cashes – ₹10.39 Lakhs), and Vinay B (Weekly cashes – ₹10.24 Lakhs).

Notable Winners of the Week

PlayerPrize AmountEventPoker Site
Subhayan Das₹18.61 LakhsSCS#23 – High - Mega Celebration Day 2 – ₹1 Crore GTDSpartan Poker
Abhinav Iyer₹17.50 Lakhs#BB6 MoneyMaker ₹1 Crore GTDPokerBaazi
Rahul Singhroha₹7.67 LakhsAdda52 Millions ₹25 Lakhs GTDAdda52
Arsh Grover₹7.58 LakhsSCS#20 – High Sunday Celebration ₹35 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
Jasven Saigal₹7.40 LakhsSCS#7 – High Friday Celebration ₹35 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
Nishaanth Shanmughasundaram₹6.01 LakhsThe Ballers Adda52
Saransh Garg₹6.83 LakhsWednesday Highroller (6-Max) ₹20 Lakhs GTD
Spartan Poker
Ankit Wadhawan
₹6.54 LakhsThursday Highroller (6-Max) ₹25 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
Mithun Mahesh₹6.12 LakhsGodfather ₹25 Lakhs GTD
Adda52
Vinay B₹5.19 LakhsMega Suits ₹25 Lakhs GTDAdda52
Anirudh Reddy
₹4.55 LakhsThe Summit ₹15 Lakhs GTD
PokerBaazi
Sumit Sapra₹4.27 LakhsThe Weekly HighRoller ₹12 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Mayank Maruka
₹3.90 LakhsMaverick ₹15 Lakhs GTD
Adda52
Harsh Dembla₹3.64 LakhsTrending Thursday ₹18 Lakhs GTD
Spartan Poker
Vinay Rajpal
₹3.47 LakhsDestiny ₹22 Lakhs GTD
Spartan Poker
Anurag Srivastava₹3.30 LakhsBSS SuperStack ₹20 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Sunil Saraf₹3.49 LakhsThe Mint ₹15 Lakhs GTD
Adda52
Karan Malhotra₹3.42 LakhsThe Endeavour ₹12 Lakhs GTD
PokerBaazi
Siddhanth Kripalani₹3.30 LakhsSCS#37 – High - Tuesday Celebration ₹20 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
Shriram Varma₹3.01 LakhsSCS#29 – High - Monday Celebration ₹13 Lakhs GTD
Spartan Poker
Bhavyajeet Singh Rathore₹2.74 LakhsSCS#22 – Mid – Main Event ₹15 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
Saurabh Rohila₹2.73 LakhsSunday Special (On-time Rake Refund) ₹15 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
Faiz Alam
₹2.66 LakhsThe Pride ₹10 Lakhs GTD
PokerBaazi
Anurag Srivastava₹2.60 LakhsSunday Highroller (On-time Rake Refund) ₹10 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
Vivek Singh₹2.56 LakhsSCS#5 – High ₹12 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
Deepesh Raka₹2.47 LakhsBounty Builder (On-Time Rake Refund) – ₹10 Lakhs GTD
PokerStars India
Ujjwal Narwal₹2.18 LakhsSuper Highroller (On-time Rake Refund) – ₹10 Lakhs GTDPokerStars India
“joecsaju”
₹2.10 LakhsIron Man ₹8 Lakhs GTD
Adda52
Vinay Rajpal₹2 LakhsThe Big Show ₹10 Lakhs GTD
PokerBaazi
Ashish Ahuja
₹1.95 LakhsHighroller (On-time Rake Refund) – 10 Lakhs GTD
PokerStars India
“Cera99”
₹1.93 LakhsSCS #31 – High ₹8.50 Lakhs GTD
Spartan Poker
Nadeem Basha₹1.91 LakhsSunday Showdown – 10 Lakhs GTDAdda52
“OfcourseOfcourse”₹1.75 LakhsSCS #39 – High ₹7.75 Lakhs GTD
Spartan Poker
Kunal Yadav₹1.49 LakhsMonster Turbo ₹5 Lakhs GTD
Adda52
Abhay Gupta
₹1.42 LakhsIMPS#16 6-Max ₹6 Lakhs GTD
PokerBaazi
Tanmay Benara₹1.41 LakhsIMPS#24 (6-Max) ₹5 Lakhs GTD
PokerBaazi
Neel Haria₹1.40 LakhsIMPS#5 ₹6 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Raksha Agarwal
₹1.39 LakhsSPRINT (7 Max) ₹5 Lakhs GTD
PokerBaazi
Abhijeet Kumar₹1.34 LakhsIMPS#1 Kickoff Turbo ₹5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Devang Yadav₹1.28 LakhsDaily SPRINT (7-Max) - ₹5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Abhimanyu Mittal₹1.26 Lakhs(7-Max) SPRINT ₹5 Lakhs GTD
PokerBaazi
Guruprasad Gupta₹1.23 LakhsDaily SPRINT (7-Max) ₹5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
“vikri”₹1.13 LakhsDaily SPRINT ₹5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
“p0kerguru”
₹1.10 LakhsLa Luna ₹4 Lakhs GTDAdda52
Dishani Vijay₹1.08 Lakhs(7-Max) SPRINT ₹5 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Ravindra Arikeri₹1.06 LakhsFriday Bounty ₹4 Lakh GTDAdda52
“kick_axxxs”₹96KSCS#1 – Low ₹5 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
Atishay Samuel₹96KBattle Royale (8-Max) - ₹4 Lakhs GTD
PokerStars India
“pg83”₹91KIMPS#13 ₹4 Lakhs GTD
PokerBaazi
Archit Khandelwal₹90KWednesday Vibes ₹4 Lakhs GTD
Spartan Poker
Ajay Dhayal₹89KVoyager ₹3 Lakhs GTD
Adda52
“Niraj2401”₹87KNight on Stars - ₹5 Lakhs GTD
PokerStars India
“ganu12”
₹83KVoyager ₹3 Lakhs GTDAdda52
“Underground”₹72KSCS#6 – Low – Super Centurion ₹5 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
“Chupacabra"₹65KIMPS#23 Daily ₹3 Lakhs GTD
PokerBaazi
Sagar Kavre
₹64KIMPS#15 Daily ₹3 Lakhs GTD
PokerBaazi

 

PokerBaazi’s ₹10 Crores GTD 1100 Texas Hold’em Championship Runs From May 31 to June 19

Want to become a Millionaire? Well, mark your poker calendar for PokerBaazi’s 1100 Texas Hold ’em Championship (THC), which boasts a colossal ₹10 Crores in guaranteed prizes spread across 100 tournaments, each event priced at only ₹1,100. The series also features Weekly and Series Leaderboard races, with ₹25 Lakhs in additional prizes.

PokerBaazi's 1100 Texas Hold'em Championship
PokerBaazi’s 1100 Texas Hold’em Championship

 

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BLITZPOKER “Marvellous May” Promotion Comes Laden With Deposit Bonuses

Cash game players should check out BLITZPOKER’s Marvellous May promotion! There are numerous deposit bonus offers for players to encash through the month, starting on deposits as little as ₹50 going up all the way to ₹1 Lakh.

Marvellous May
Marvellous May

 

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Natural8’s Week-Long Zodiac Festival Offers ¥20 Million in Guaranteed Prizes

Natural8’s brand-new Zodiac Festival has been up and running since May 1 and continues until May 8. The series features daily Zodiac Main Events with ¥250,000 GTD and the special Sunday-only Zodiac Main Events with ¥500K GTD, offering a combined prize pool guarantee of ¥20 Million. What’s even better, winners can also claim unique animal avatars.

Zodiac Festival
Zodiac Festival

 

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2022 EPT Monte Carlo Updates

PokerStars’ European Poker Tour is back after a three-year hiatus, and it’s making a comeback with a full-blown schedule of events at the Casino Monte-Carlo from April 28 to May 7.

The first €25,000 Single-Day High Roller of the series saw Brazilian star Yuri Dzivielevski outlasting the 74-entry strong field to clinch the PokerStars Spadie trophy and €448,515 in prize money.

Yuri Dzivielevski
Yuri Dzivielevski

 

Claiming his third tournament title (his second PokerStars EPT win), French entrepreneur Jean-Noel Thorel ran past an 83-entry strong field in the €10,200 Mystery Bounty Event to collect €184,790.

Jean-Noel Thorel
Jean-Noel Thorel

 

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Spain’s all-time money leader Adrian Mateos overcame a stacked 42-entry field in the €100,000 Super High Roller to pick up his 20th live tournament title and €1,385,430 in prize money.

Adrian Mateos
Adrian Mateos

 

Read the complete report here

Meanwhile, Day 2 of the €5,300 Main Event is currently underway. The tournament recorded 1,049 entries across two starting flights, and 307 among them booked their berth for Day 2. Late registrations are still open, and the Main Event needs another 50 entries to set a new attendance record.

 

With this, we conclude this week’s roundup of the latest news updates and developments from poker. We will