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Daily Majors: Mohit Savargaonkar, Vivek Singh, Manish Lakhotia & Vishal Bajaj Champion the Tuesday Flagships

Even though it’s still early in the week, PokerBaazi`s Baazi Turbo Series and Pocket52’s Pocket Poker Championship drove up the Tuesday action!

Mohit Savargaonkar made the Tuesday headlines and scored an insane ROI by parlaying a ₹1,100 satellite buy-in into a ₹4.93 Lakhs payday (his best finish in 2022) in Spartan Poker’s Tuesday High Roller. He cumulatively added ₹5.05 Lakhs across two deep runs. Gautam Bansal pocketed ₹3.33 Lakhs for his runner-up finish in the Tuesday High Roller.

PokerGuru Ambassador Vivek Singh was one of the two PokerGuru Staking stalwarts making away with a flagship victory. Singh proved the last player standing in PokerBaazi`s BTS headliner, BTS#14 Tuesday Prime, and won ₹3.90 Lakhs, crossing 1 Crore in annual winnings. Poker streamer Nitin Rawat collected ₹2.74 Lakhs in second place and pocketed ₹2.85 Lakhs altogether across three ITM finishes.

Last year`s #2 ranked player, Manish Lakhotia, made a profitable Tuesday run with ₹3.80 Lakhs in total winnings. He notably won Adda52`s The Mint for the second time for ₹3.52 Lakh.

The mystery user ‘ProMaco’ took down Spartan Poker’s Mega Stack for ₹2.98 Lakhs following a heads-up deal with ‘ZindagiJuaHai’ (2nd for ₹2.79 Lakhs).

PokerGuru Ambassador Vishal Bajaj went on a tear across the Tuesday flagships, netting ₹3.35 Lakhs from four deep runs. His biggest score of the night was his victory march in PokerStars India’s Bounty Builder HR that fetched him ₹2.32 Lakhs and his fifth High Roller title this year.

The BTS#9 Monday Prime champion, Ashish Nailwal, conquered his second BTS title on consecutive days, taking down PokerBaazi`s BTS#13 PLO-6 for ₹1.55 Lakhs (₹1.72 Lakhs across four deep runs), climbing to #2 in the BTS leaderboard rankings. Brahmachari Sharma collected ₹1.09 Lakhs in second place.

Online reg Mohit Mehta made the victory run in PokerBaazi’s BTS#15 FREEZEOUT, netting ₹1.14 Lakhs (added ₹1.33 Lakhs across two deep runs). He chopped the 9 PM marquee heads-up with PokerBaazi loyalist Navneet Tanwar (2nd for ₹1.05 Lakhs) (₹1.60 Lakhs across two final table finishes).

Kashish Gupta took down PokerBaazi’s BTS#12 4-Max Hyper for ₹1.01 Lakhs following a heads-up deal with ‘windshearahead’ (2nd for ₹1.24 Lakhs).

Rahul Rajpoot scored a thumping victory in BTS #11, making away with a site-best ₹75,500 after besting ‘badb0y’ (2nd for ₹57,800) heads-up!

Himank Jain came out on top in MPL Poker’s Tuesday Slam to win ₹94,000, while Aeash Meena finished runner-up for ₹59,800.

Prabhat Kumar, Sandeep Varma RS, Kushagra Mehta, Mayank Maruka, Ravee Gohil, Aniket Sharma, Mandar Madaye, Niteen Raj, and Nishant Pandey won the other Tuesday marquees.

Here are the Tuesday highlights!

 

Spartan Poker

Tuesday High Roller – ₹15 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹11,000

Entries – 99

Re-entries – 32

Rebuys – 65

Prize Pool – ₹19,60,000

Places Paid – 17

Spartan Poker reg Mohit ‘OfcourseOfcourse’ Savargaonkar pulled out an insane run across the Tuesday flagships on the site. He cashed both the primetime flagships for ₹5.05 Lakhs (overall) and got his big breakthrough in Spartan Poker’s Tuesday High Roller, where he decimated a 196-entry field to win ₹4.93 Lakhs – his best finish of the year. Gautam ‘kaana.raja’ Bansal collected ₹3.33 Lakhs in second place.

Mohit Savargaonkar
Mohit Savargaonkar

 

What`s even better, Mohit Savargaonkar got into both the events through satellites, scoring exponential returns. His Tuesday finishes include:

> 1st in Spartan Poker’s Tuesday High Roller for ₹4,93,136

> 37th in Spartan Poker’s Mega Stack for ₹11,923

Mohit Savargaonkar’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.25 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹31.06 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: 13

Last Thursday’s Highroller champion Rubin ‘OMG_s1mple’ Labroo was another trailblazer, posting five deep runs (including four FT finishes) for ₹4.26 Lakhs overall, crossing ₹1.50 Crores in annual winnings.

Rubin Labroo
Rubin Labroo

 

His Tuesday finishes include:

> 3rd in Adda52’s The Mint for ₹1,48,838

> 6th in Spartan Poker’s Tuesday High Roller for ₹1,14,072

> 4th in PokerStars India’s Bounty Builder HR for ₹96,755

> 8th in Spartan Poker’s Mega Stack for ₹43,546

> 13th in PokerBaazi’s BTS#14 Tuesday Prime for ₹23,112

Rubin Labroo’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹8.82 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹2.79 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: 9 | Annual Winnings: ₹1.46 Crores

Final Table Results

  1. Mohit ‘OfcourseOfcourse’ Savargaonkar – ₹4,93,136
  2. Gautam ‘kaana.raja’ Bansal – ₹3,33,200
  3. stormyhorizo – ₹2,16,580
  4. Parag ‘Persie’ Shah – ₹1,72,774
  5. Sumit_5011 – ₹1,44,648
  6. Rubin ‘OMG_s1mple’ Labroo – ₹1,14,072

 

Mega Stack – ₹16 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹4,400

Entries – 210

Re-entries – 68

Rebuys – 154

Prize Pool – ₹17,28,000

Places Paid – 39

The mystery user ‘ProMaco’ made it past a 432-player field in Spartan Poker’s biggest Tuesday draw, the ₹16 Lakhs GTD Mega Stack to win ₹2.98 Lakhs following a heads-up deal with ‘ZindagiJuaHai’ (2nd for ₹2.79 Lakhs).

The Tuesday win marked ‘ProMaco’s 60th MTT cash on the site and their second standout score this week. On August 14, the player placed fifth in FCS #95 High for ₹1.39 Lakhs. ProMaco’s Spartan Poker stats: Site Winnings: ₹18.72 Lakhs | Site Profits: ₹13.01 Lakhs

Final Table Results

  1. ProMaco – ₹2,97,792*
  2. ZindagiJuaHai – ₹2,79,015*
  3. sunrunner – ₹1,68,480
  4. blackClover1813 – ₹1,33,060
  5. Arjanveer Singh ‘bazzingaa’ Chadha – ₹1,06,618
  6. Akhilesh ‘Ikk@5’ Chauhan – ₹80,698
  7. Vishal ‘CrownUpJr’ Bajaj – ₹59,270
  8. Rubin ‘OMG_s1mple’ Labroo – ₹43,546

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

Kushagra Iwlrise’ Mehta (Won ₹2 Lakhs GTD Monster Stack for ₹48,918), Ravee Raveestar007Gohil (Won ₹75K GTD Tue Poker Nite #2 – PLO6 for ₹37,125), ‘talissya’ (Won ₹1.25 Lakhs GTD Tue Poker Nite #4 for ₹33,614), and ‘manage_level’ (Won ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD Sundowner for ₹39,206) won the other Spartan Poker marquees.

 

PokerBaazi

BTS#14 Tuesday Prime – ₹15 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹3,300

Entries – 365

Re-entries – 355

Prize Pool – ₹21,60,000

Places Paid – 90

PokerGuru Staking bagged two flagship titles yesterday. The team`s biggest scorer was PokerGuru Ambassador Vivek ‘Nutpeddling729’ Singh, who outplayed a guarantee-crushing field in the Baazi Turbo Series headliner, PokerBaazi`s ₹15 Lakhs GTD BTS#14 Tuesday Prime, to win ₹3.90 Lakhs – crossing ₹1 Crore in annual winnings.

Vivek Singh
Vivek Singh

 

Vivek Singh`s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹8.99 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹3.07 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #14 | Annual Winnings: ₹1.04 Crores

Poker Streamer Nitin ‘Gambler42’ Rawat kept his scorecard ticking with a runner-up finish worth ₹2.74 Lakhs. Rawat made away with over ₹2.85 Lakhs last night on the back of three ITM finishes.

Nitin Rawat
Nitin Rawat

 

His Tuesday finishes include:

> 2nd in PokerBaazi`s BTS#14 Tuesday Prime for ₹2,74,104

> 22nd in Adda52’s The Mint for ₹10,631

> 44th in Adda52’s Nano Mint for ₹1,075

Nitin Rawat’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.29 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹51.42 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #16

Final Table Results

  1. Vivek ‘Nutpeddling729’ Singh – ₹3,90,960
  2. Nitin ‘Gambler42’ Rawat – ₹2,74,104
  3. Adarsh ‘lazygamer007’ Jha – ₹1,76,688
  4. Alok ‘TheProfessional’ Birewar – ₹1,30,680
  5. Sreekanth ‘n0thing’ Narayan – ₹97,848
  6. Pranav ‘MeenakshiSundareshwar’ Khandalkar – ₹79,056
  7. Nadeem ‘SpadeHunter’ Basha – ₹65,448
  8. bungakat – ₹52,056

 

BTS#13 PLO-6 – ₹7 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹2,200

Entries – 105

Re-entries – 205

Prize Pool – ₹7,00,000

Places Paid – 36

Ashish ‘Notoriouskonvict’ Nailwal, fresh off winning the BTS#9 Monday Prime the day before, picked up his second BTS title on consecutive days! The PokerBaazi reg scored the winning touchdown in the ₹7 Lakhs GTD BTS#13 PLO-6 to collect ₹1.55 Lakhs, climbing to #2 in the BTS leaderboard rankings. Brahmachari ‘NiceTryJack’ Sharma finished runner-up for ₹1.09 Lakhs.

Ashish Nailwal
Ashish Nailwal

 

Ashish Nailwal fired up another five deep runs, raking in ₹2.05 Lakhs in Tuesday winnings.

His top Tuesday finishes include:

> 1st in PokerBaazi’s BTS#13 PLO-6 for ₹1,54,630

> 3rd in PokerBaazi`s Daily Boost for ₹30,907

> 39th in PokerBaazi’s BTS#14 Tuesday Prime for ₹10,368

> 28th in PokerBaazi’s BTS#12 4-Max Hyper for ₹4,080

Ashish Nailwal’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.94 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹58 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #10 | Annual Winnings: ₹47 Lakhs | Climbs to #2 in the BTS Leaderboard Rankings

The current BTS leaderboard topper, Rising Star Aman ‘KarmaPoker’ Parakh, locked in ₹1.26 Lakhs in Tuesday winnings on the back of seven ITM finishes, which include:

Aman Parakh
Aman Parakh

 

> 3rd in PokerBaazi’s BTS#13 PLO-6 for ₹69,790

> 16th in Spartan Poker’s Mega Stack for ₹18,321

> 6th in PokerBaazi’s BTS#11 for ₹15,050

> 15th in Adda52’s The Mint for ₹14,175

> 43rd in PokerBaazi’s Afternoon Boost for ₹3,750

> 50th in PokerBaazi’s Daily Boost for ₹2,342

> 23rd in Adda52’s Voyager for ₹2,259

Aman Parakh’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹5.26 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.90 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #23 | Annual Winnings: ₹1.70 Crores | Ranked #5 in the 2022 TLB (Points) Standings | Ranked #1 in the BTS Leaderboard Standings

Final Table Results

  1. Ashish ‘Notoriouskonvict’ Nailwal – ₹1,54,630
  2. Brahmachari ‘NiceTryJack’ Sharma – ₹1,08,500
  3. Aman ‘KarmaPoker’ Parakh – ₹69,790
  4. Sankalp ‘Wobbegong’ Marwah – ₹51,660
  5. Divyanshu ‘Divyansh1995’ Agrawal – ₹38,780
  6. Rajputpoy99 – ₹31,010
  7. Amarjeet ‘superchor89’ Singh – ₹25,760
  8. Nandkishor ‘royalpunter’ Meena – ₹20,650

 

BTS#12 4-Max Hyper – ₹6 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,650

Entries – 163

Re-entries – 162

Prize Pool – ₹6,00,000

Places Paid – 36

The former Mega Suits champion, Kashish ‘kashish007’ Gupta, traversed a competitive 325-player field in PokerBaazi’s ₹6 Lakhs GTD BTS#12 4-Max Hyper to win the 5 PM marquee for ₹1.01 Lakhs. The user ‘windshearahead’ collected ₹1.24 Lakhs in second place, courtesy of a heads-up deal.

The three-time Voyager and Daily Afternoon SPRINT champion, Kashish Gupta, collectively added ₹1.04 Lakhs last night as he also cashed in Adda52’s Voyager (14th for ₹3,138).

Kashish Gupta’s online stats (PokerBaazi and Adda52): Lifetime Winnings: ₹86.99 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: ₹28.83 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #18

The ₹1,650 buy-in tournament registered an overlay shortfall of ₹1.12 Lakhs.

Final Table Results

  1. Kashish ‘kashish007’ Gupta – ₹1,01,303*
  2. windshearahead – ₹1,24,237*
  3. Sarthak ‘sarthak2222’ Aswal – ₹59,820
  4. piyudh1111 – ₹44,280

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

BTS#15 FREEZEOUT – ₹5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,650

Entries – 429

Prize Pool – ₹6,43,000

Places Paid – 54

After three FT finishes in Baazi Turbo Series marquees earlier this week, Mohit ‘thejoker’ Mehta finally clinched his first BTS title yesterday, winning PokerBaazi`s ₹5 Lakhs GTD BTS#15 FREEZEOUT for ₹1.14 Lakhs (his first title in almost six weeks). He chopped the 9 PM tournament heads-up with PokerBaazi loyalist Navneet ‘Navneet78’ Tanwar (2nd for ₹1.05 Lakhs).

Mohit Mehta
Mohit Mehta

 

The eight-time IOPC title holder, Mehta, made away with over ₹1.33 Lakhs in Tuesday winnings, counting his 13th place finish in Adda52’s The Mint worth ₹17,719.

Mohit Mehta’s online stats (excluding PokerStars India): Lifetime Winnings: ₹4.38 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.25 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #15 | Annual Winnings: ₹1.55 Crores

The three-time Daily Morning SPRINT champion, Navneet Tanwar, lapped up almost ₹1.60 Lakhs from two final table finishes, which include:

> 2nd in PokerBaazi’s BTS#15 Freezeout for ₹1.05 Lakhs

> 3rd in PokerBaazi’s Afternoon Boost for ₹54,983

Navneet Tanwar’s online stats (excluding PokerStars India): Lifetime Winnings: ₹42.57 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: ₹2.70 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #4

The ₹1,650 buy-in MTT obliterated its advertised guarantee by ₹1.43 Lakhs (an almost 30% surplus) from an entry field of 429 hopefuls, and only 54 among them got paid.

Final Table Results

  1. Mohit ‘thejoker’ Mehta – ₹1,14,997*
  2. Navneet ‘Navneet78’ Tanwar – ₹1,05,015*
  3. piyudh1111 – ₹58,301
  4. Ravindra ‘rjvenom619’ Jogi – ₹43,115
  5. Sanish ‘Sanish21’ Chhabra – ₹32,368
  6. Sachin ‘browguy26’ Raj – ₹25,933
  7. Manoj ‘cutymannu’ Sharma – ₹21,622
  8. Pavankiran ‘rootahuamachi’ Bellamkonda – ₹17,246

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

BTS#11 – ₹5 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,650

Entries – 256

Re-entries – 177

Prize Pool – ₹6,49,500

Places Paid – 77

Rahul ‘heisenberg9’ Rajpoot won PokerBaazi`s ₹5 Lakhs GTD BTS #11 for a site-best ₹75,500 with ‘badb0y’ collecting ₹57,800 in second place.

Last night`s win was a breakout one for Rajpoot, who covered all his past losses on the site at one go, coming out in the green for ₹70,940.

Rahul Rajpoot`s PokerBaazi stats: Site Winnings: ₹3.16 Lakhs | Site Profits: ₹77,539 | Titles Won in 2022: #1

Final Table Results

  1. Rahul ‘heisenberg9’ Rajpoot – ₹75,500
  2. badb0y – ₹57,800
  3. pablo23 – ₹41,100
  4. 78suited – ₹30,800
  5. Ankit ‘ankit9300’ Mathani – ₹21,500
  6. Aman ‘KarmaPoker’ Parakh – ₹15,050
  7. Atishay ‘nutscracker’ Samuel – ₹12,150
  8. Zafar ‘Zedd’ Ahmed – ₹9,800

 

BTS Series Leaderboard After Day 3

Rising Star Aman Parakh (2,993) retains his lead in the ₹10 Lakhs GTD BTS Leaderboard after three days of non-stop action. However, Ashish Nailwal (2,961) is climbing up the ranks fast and has jumped up three places to #2 in the standings after winning his second BTS title yesterday. Ganesh Durgade (2,645) rounds out the top three places in the BTS leaderboard standings.

RankPlayerPoints
1Aman 'KarmaPoker' Parakh2,993
2Ashish 'Notoriouskonvict' Nailwal2,961
3Ganesh 'Ganesh24' Durgade2,645
4Mohit 'thejoker' Mehta2,625
5Bhanu 'Chennaino1' Prakash KC2,481
6Pritam 'Pritam1301' Amritkar2,340
7Neeraj 'SelfClaimedPro' Kumar2,281
8Pranay 'setmeup' Chawla2,099
9Shubham 'bakchod' Agarwal2,083
10Siddhanth 'Bullzeye' Kapoor1,932

Sandeep ‘effuno’ Varma RS (Won ₹2.50 Lakhs GTD Daily Boost for ₹60,380), ‘nicebloke’ (Won ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD Daily Night SPRINT for ₹49,020), Yuvraj ‘Yuvi0069’ Bhardwaj (Won ₹1 Lakh GTD SPRINT for ₹36,960), Abhishek ‘chipndchair’ Sonu (Won ₹1 Lakh GTD Daily Afternoon SPRINT for ₹23,110), ‘makavelli’ (Won ₹1 Lakh GTD Baazi Super Value for ₹12,290), and ‘Arunmore’ (Won ₹50K GTD 5-Max Daily for ₹5,830) won the other PokerBaazi marquees.

 

Pocket52

PPC#10 Pocket Jacks – ₹6 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹2,500

Entries – 120

Re-entries – 78

Prize Pool – ₹6,00,000

Places Paid – 30

The user ‘TryHard’ bested the 198-player field in Pocket52’s PPC flagship, ₹6 Lakhs GTD PPC#10 Pocket Jacks, collecting ₹1.20 Lakhs in first-place prize money.

‘87##.385##64_5581109’ fell inches short of the finish line, taking home ₹85,500 in second place.

Final Table Results

  1. TryHard – ₹1,20,000
  2. 87##.385##64_5581109 – ₹85,500
  3. dayuub – ₹60,000
  4. Santu1234 – ₹42,000
  5. lavesh7 – ₹31,500
  6. educational_goldstine116_19020063 – ₹24,000

 

PPC#11 Pocket Tanks – ₹3 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,650

Entries – 102

Re-entries – 53

Prize Pool – ₹3,00,000

Places Paid – 24

Prabhat ‘prabhat2810’ Kumar raced through 154 runners in Pocket52’s other Tuesday marquee, ₹3 Lakhs GTD PPC#11 Pocket Tanks, banking ₹63,000 in first-place prize money. Pocket52 network user “Elrond” added ₹46,500 owing to their runner-up finish.

Prabhat Kumar
Prabhat Kumar

 

Final Table Results

  1. Prabhat ‘prabhat2810’ Kumar – ₹63,000
  2. Elrond – ₹46,500
  3. FishyPlayer – ₹34,500
  4. Monu12121 – ₹24,000
  5. Rajkumar ‘Fireman’ Gahlot – ₹18,000
  6. Weedlovers – ₹13,500

 

‘Charizard’ (Won ₹2 Lakhs GTD PPC#8 Pocket Brunch for ₹41,500), ‘Pan8145’ (Won ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD PPC#13 Pocket Chips for ₹34,500), ‘Razorfish’ (Won ₹1.50 Lakhs GTD PPC#9 Pocket Snacks for ₹33,920), ‘FishyPlayer’ (Won ₹1 Lakh GTD PPC#7 Pocket Soda for ₹25,000), and Niteen ‘niteenplus’ Raj (Won ₹75K GTD PPC#12 PocketsFull for ₹14,325) shipped the other marquees on the second day of Pocket52`s Pocket Poker Championship.

 

MPL Poker

Tuesday Slam – ₹4 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,999

Total Entries – 211

Prize Pool – ₹4,00,000

Places Paid – 37

Himank ‘gamer0452779’ Jain toppled a 211-player field in MPL Poker’s ₹4 Lakhs GTD Tuesday Slam to win ₹94,000 and bested Aeash ‘magicodds’ Meena (2nd for ₹59,800) heads-up!

Final Table Results

  1. Himank ‘gamer0452779’ Jain – ₹94,000
  2. Aeash ‘magicodds’ Meena – ₹59,800
  3. Vivek ‘lakshmiv9495’ Takur – ₹40,600
  4. Magesh ‘justfeelit’ K – ₹32,200
  5. Ravinder ‘bricklion613427’ Singh – ₹21,200
  6. Vikash ‘herkules’ Kumar – ₹15,000
  7. Vikram ‘noobproo’ Jaiswal – ₹12,000
  8. Ajay ‘spacerock440916’ Singh Meena – ₹9,600

 

 

PokerDangal

PLO 6 Booster Tuesday – ₹1 Lakh GTD

Buy-in – ₹660

Entries – 87

Rebuys – 50

Prize Pool – ₹1,00,000

Places Paid – 23

PokerDangal user ‘Mechanic’ defeated ‘sannidhi’ heads-up in the ₹1 Lakh GTD PLO 6 Tuesday Booster to collect ₹21,000. The latter added ₹15,500 in second place.

Final Table Results

  1. Mechanic – ₹21,000
  2. sannidhi – ₹15,500
  3. Kiriti1234 – ₹11,750
  4. Poornima – ₹9,000
  5. bendly – ₹6,750
  6. TGashoka – ₹5,000

 

 

PokerStars India

Bounty Builder HR – ₹10 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹7,700

Entries – 79

Re-entries – 71

Regular Prize Pool – ₹5,25,000

Bounty Prize Pool – ₹5,25,000

Total Prize Pool – ₹10,50,000

Places Paid – 17

PokerGuru Ambassador Vishal ‘Vishalb22’ Bajaj blistered through the Tuesday flagships, pocketed ₹3.35 Lakhs from four deep runs. His biggest score of the night came in PokerStars India’s ₹10 Lakhs GTD Bounty Builder HR, which he won for ₹2.32 Lakhs (₹1.37 Lakhs in bounties) – his fifth High Roller title of the year.

Vishal Bajaj
Vishal Bajaj

 

His Tuesday finishes include:

> 1st in PokerStars India’s Bounty Builder HR for ₹2,31,521 (₹1,36,473 in bounties)

> 7th in Spartan Poker’s Mega Stack for ₹59,270

> 12th in Spartan Poker’s Tuesday High Roller for ₹35,280

> 48th in PokerBaazi’s BTS#14 Tuesday Prime for ₹8,856

Vishal Bajaj’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹6.58 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹2.50 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #9 | Annual Winnings: ₹1.62 Crores

The recent entrant in the elite ‘₹10 Crores Club,’ Rajat ‘sharabikebabi’ Sharma, came close to shipping the Bounty Builder HR for a second time, falling four places short of the title. Sharma collectively added ₹64,776 through two deep runs, which include:

Rajat Sharma
Rajat Sharma

 

> 5th in PokerStars India’s Bounty Builder HR for ₹47,057 (₹6,125 in bounties)

> 11th in Adda52’s The Mint for ₹17,719

Rajat Sharma’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹10.16 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹4 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #5 (won four of them in High Rollers)

Monday’s BTS#5 champion Shubham ‘backchod launda’ Agarwal filled in ₹57,011 in Tuesday winnings through four ITM finishes. Agarwal, who had won the Bounty Builder HR last week, got his ticket to the Tuesday flagship through a ₹880 buy-in satellite and did well to lock in ₹40,991 (₹8,750 in bounties) in sixth place.

Shubham Agarwal
Shubham Agarwal

 

His Tuesday finishes include:

> 6th in PokerStars India’s Bounty Builder HR for ₹40,991 (₹8,750 in bounties)

> 14th in PokerBaazi’s BTS#12 4-Max Hyper for ₹7,920

> 79th in PokerBaazi’s BTS#14 Tuesday Prime for ₹5,400

> 42nd in PokerBaazi’s BTS#11 for ₹2,700

Shubham Agarwal’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.74 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹42 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #10

The #1 ranked player of the year for 24 consecutive weeks, Young Gun Anuj ‘brockLesnar95’ Yadav pocketed ₹57,364 through three ITM finishes, which include:

Anuj Yadav
Anuj Yadav

 

> 7th in PokerStars India’s Bounty Builder HR for ₹37,645 (₹12,250 in bounties)

> 32nd in Spartan Poker’s Mega Stack for ₹11,923

> 41st in Adda52’s The Mint for ₹7,796

Anuj Yadav’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹10.98 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹5.84 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #18 | Ranked #1 on the Annual Leaderboard (Total Cashes) | Ranked #2 in Annual Profits

Sreekanth ‘LaganaHiToHai’ Narayan made away in ₹1.40 Lakhs in Tuesday winnings from two deep runs, which include:

Sreekanth Narayan
Sreekanth Narayan

 

> 5th in PokerBaazi’s BTS#14 Tuesday Prime for ₹97,848 (Bounties: ₹17,719)

> 8th in PokerStars India’s Bounty Builder HR for ₹37,722

Sreekanth Narayan’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹5.32 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.61 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #7 | Annual Winnings: ₹1.07 Crores

Final Table Results (Includes Bounties)

  1. Vishal ‘Vishalb22’ Bajaj – ₹2,31,521
  2. kabir2298 – ₹1,10,907
  3. Samyak ‘stonedurr’ Sethi – ₹1,12,212
  4. Rubin ‘kornkid4’ Labroo – ₹96,755
  5. Rajat ‘sharabikebabi’ Sharma – ₹47,057
  6. Shubham ‘backchod launda’ Agarwal – ₹40,991
  7. Anuj ‘brockLesnar95’ Yadav – ₹37,645
  8. Sreekanth ‘LaganaHiToHai’ Narayan – ₹37,722
  9. Bedevilforyou – ₹24,529

 

Mayank ‘riverrshiverr’ Maruka (Won ₹1.75 Lakhs GTD Uppercut Mini for ₹47,450), Mandar ‘MAMA4000’ Madaye (Won ₹1 Lakh GTD Ultrasonic for ₹24,560), ‘pokerqueen1390’ (Won ₹50K GTD Afternoon on Stars for ₹17,577), ‘Deuces Forever’ (Won ₹50K GTD Deepstack for ₹10,882), and ‘Raise1M’ (Won ₹40K GTD Primetime Grind for ₹9,217) won the other PokerStars India marquees.

 

Adda52

The Mint – ₹14 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹3,850

Entries – 211

Re-entries – 194

Prize Pool – ₹14,17,501

Places Paid – 43

The #2 ranked player of 2021, Manish ‘newkidpoker’ Lakhotia, might not have maintained the same win rate this year, but he’s still in the top 20 in the annual rankings. The MTT pro from Siliguri came out all guns blazing yesterday, netting ₹3.80 Lakhs overall. He notably crushed the 405-entry field in Adda52’s ₹14 Lakhs GTD The Mint to win the Tuesday title for the second time for ₹3.52 Lakhs.

Manish Lakhotia
Manish Lakhotia

 

His Tuesday finishes include:

> 1st in Adda52’s The Mint for ₹3,51,540

> 11th in PokerBaazi’s BTS#14 Tuesday Prime for ₹28,944

Manish Lakhotia’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹11.53 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹3.30 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #11 | Annual Winnings: ₹1.76 Crores | Ranked #18 in the 2022 Leaderboard Standings (Total Cashes)

The 2020 India Poker Champion, Rubin ‘kornkif’ Labroo, was another breakout winner, posting five deep runs (including four FT finishes) for ₹4.26 Lakhs overall, and finished third in The Mint for ₹1.49 Lakhs.

Rubin Labroo
Rubin Labroo

 

Final Table Results

  1. Manish ‘newkidpoker’ Lakhotia – ₹3,51,540
  2. ratansanu – ₹2,12,625
  3. Rubin ‘kornkif’ Labroo – ₹1,48,838
  4. Rishab ‘rish1994’ Malik – ₹1,13,400
  5. anantbansal – ₹73,710
  6. Himanshu ‘pirateking7’ Arora – ₹49,613
  7. Tarush ‘tarush123’ Gupta – ₹38,981
  8. Sudarshan ‘Sudmore’ More – ₹31,894

 

Voyager – ₹2.50 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,100

Entries – 149

Re-entries – 102

Prize Pool – ₹2,51,006

Places Paid – 27

Adda52 user Ramakrishna ‘Kadiamonds’ Sagi, who has been active on the site for just these past seven days, topped the 251 player-field in the site`s 9:30 PM marquee, the ₹2.50 Lakhs GTD Voyager, to collect a site-best ₹53,445 (his first title on Adda52). Before taking down the title, Sagi agreed to a heads-up deal with Yash ‘Babyshark21’ Chitre (2nd for ₹50,720).

Yash Chitre
Yash Chitre

 

Ramakrishna Sagi’s Adda52 stats: Site Winnings: ₹54,373 | Site Profits: ₹31,484 | Titles Won in 2022: #1

Final Table Results

  1. Ramakrishna ‘Kadiamonds’ Sagi – ₹53,445*
  2. Yash ‘Babyshark21’ Chitre – ₹50,720*
  3. Mohit ‘Betoo’ Kumar Singh – ₹29,242
  4. hissickness – ₹21,335
  5. Raghavendra ‘ThikanaCK’ Hada – ₹14,433
  6. ashish9926 – ₹10,668
  7. Raj5hark – ₹8,158
  8. Mohak ‘sparkie’ Kapoor – ₹6,275

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

Bhanu ‘ChennaiNo1’ Prakash KC (Won ₹2 Lakhs GTD Nano DST for ₹43,439), Aniket ‘WhiteRabbit’ Sharma (Won ₹1.90 Lakhs GTD Nano Mint for ₹34,205), ‘thedreamer05’ (Won ₹1 Lakh GTD Daily Nano Adda for ₹26,500), ‘rohit1791’ (Won ₹90K GTD Nano Siesta for ₹21,864), Nishant ‘stockfull’ Pandey (Won ₹70K GTD Nano Crack Jack for ₹14,659), ‘highhand’ (Won ₹30K GTD Nano Battleship for ₹7,432), and ‘Abracadabraa’ (Won ₹25K GTD Nano PLO for ₹7,250) won the Nano Poker Series titles on Tuesday.

 

Keep following PokerGuru for daily updates on the biggest winners across the major domestic networks!

Daily Majors: Ashish Nailwal, Aman Parakh, Alok Birewar & Adithya NG Crush the Monday Flagships

An extended weekend ended with patriotic flavors on Monday, August 15, as the nation celebrated 75 years of Independence. Breaking the usual Monday monotony was PokerBaazi’s first-ever Baazi Turbo Series (BTS), even as the fifth edition of Pocket52’s Pocket Poker Championship (PPC) (August 15 – 21) and Adda52’s Nano Poker Series got off the ground. These, along with a plethora of Freedom-special freerolls and promotional giveaways, added the extra zing to the Monday action!

Ashish Nailwal topped the online charts on Independence Day with ₹3.62 Lakhs in collective winnings. The PokerBaazi reg won the day`s biggest guaranteed tournament, BTS#9 Monday Prime, for ₹2.86 Lakhs, climbing to #5 in the BTS leaderboard standings. Nailwal chopped the Monday Prime title three-way with ‘Afficionado’ (2nd for ₹2.89 Lakhs) and Rahul Sengar (3rd for ₹2.74 Lakhs).

Rising Star Aman Parakh went the distance in PokerBaazi’s other Monday flagship, BTS#10, posting his second BTS title victory (his third in August) for ₹1.97 Lakhs taking over the #1 position in the BTS leaderboard rankings. Rugal Advani finished runner-up for ₹1.38 Lakhs. Parakh made away with ₹2.14 Lakhs in Monday winnings from five ITM finishes.

Ankush Narang grabbed his first title of the year, taking down Adda52’s Freedom Fest for 1.91 Lakhs.

The FCS #92 High Sunday Celebration runner-up finisher Alok Birewar kept his sails high as he shipped Spartan Poker`s Monday mainstay, The Rainmaker, for ₹1.88 Lakhs, following a heads-up deal with PokerGuru Ambassador Vishal Bajaj (2nd for ₹1.71 Lakhs). Birewar collectively added ₹1.99 Lakhs on the back of three deep runs yesterday.

Adithya NG topped the charts on Adda52 with a victory march in the site`s Monday primetime Iron Man for ₹1.62 Lakhs. He chopped the title heads-up with Sudarshan More (2nd for career-best ₹1.59 Lakhs).

PokerStars India user ‘kaushik010288’ came out on top in the Battle Royale, winning the Monday title for ₹1.01 Lakhs (includes bounties) after striking a three-way deal with PokerGuru Ambassador Sanchit Anand (2nd for ₹40,465) & ‘pablo227799’ (3rd for ₹52,026), Nachiketa Jha, PokerGuru team member Naman Sharma, Yash Jaiswal, Ravinder Singh, Manish Jangid, Ravi Kumar, Nishant Pandey, and Ashish Mudgil won the other Monday marquees.

Here are the Monday highlights!

 

PokerBaazi

After a grand opening on Sunday, the Baazi Turbo Series returned with a set of another five high-octane tournaments yesterday!

BTS#9 Monday Prime – 15 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 3,850

Entries – 303

Re-entries – 293

Prize Pool – 20,86,000

Places Paid – 72

Last month’s APT Online India PLO Highroller champion Ashish ‘Notoriouskonvict’ Nailwal took down the day’s biggest guaranteed tournament, PokerBaazi’s 15 Lakhs GTD BTS#9 Monday Prime, for 2.86 Lakhs, taking over the #5 position in the BTS leaderboard standings. Nailwal chopped the Monday headliner three-way with ‘Afficionado’ (2nd for 2.89 Lakhs) & Rahul ‘GhatakTheGreat’ Sengar (3rd for 2.74 Lakhs).

Ashish Nailwal
Ashish Nailwal

 

Ashish Nailwal posted another four deep runs, making for a Monday haul worth 3.62 Lakhs. His top Monday finishes include:

> 1st in PokerBaazi’s BTS#9 Monday Prime for 2,85,553 (3-way deal)

> 3rd in PokerBaazi’s BTS#8 Hyper for 37,800

> 3rd in PokerBaazi’s Daily Boost for 30,907

Ashish Nailwal’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 1.92 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 56.39 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #9 | Annual Winnings: 44.95 Lakhs | Moves to #5 in the BTS Leaderboard Standings

The 3,850 buy-in Monday headliner recorded a 596-player field, and the top 72 players got a share of the guarantee-crushing 20.86 Lakhs prize pool.

Final Table Results

  1. Ashish ‘Notoriouskonvict’ Nailwal – 2,85,553*
  2. Afficionado – 2,89,294*
  3. Rahul ‘GhatakTheGreat’ Sengar – 2,73,530*
  4. Shubham ‘backchod’ Agarwal – 1,31,627
  5. Sahil ‘illuminati777’ Babbar – 98,668
  6. Gaurav ‘gauravgoru’ Bhutra – 79,059
  7. Mohit ‘thejoker’ Mehta – 65,918
  8. Arun ‘arumanu1’ Kumar – 52,567

*denotes a three-way deal

 

BTS#10 – 10 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 2,200

Entries – 286

Re-entries – 221

Prize Pool – 10,14,000

Places Paid – 63

The three-time APT Online India title winner, Rising Star Aman ‘KarmaPoker’ Parakh, nailed the second PokerBaazi BTS flagship yesterday, 10 Lakhs GTD BTS#10, for 1.97 Lakhs, bagging his second BTS title to take over the #1 position on the BTS leaderboard. ‘Smikijoejr’ cashed for 1.38 Lakhs in second place.

Aman Parakh
Aman Parakh

 

The #5 ranked player in the annual TLB standings, Parakh made away with 2.14 Lakhs in Monday winnings on the back of five ITM finishes. His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: 5.25 Crores | Lifetime Profits: 1.89 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #24 | Annual Winnings: 1.69 Crores | Ranked #5 in the 2022 TLB (Points) Standings | Ranked #1 in the BTS Leaderboard Standings

Final Table Results

  1. Aman ‘KarmaPoker’ Parakh – 1,97,020
  2. Smikijoejr – 1,38,107
  3. Maddhav ‘Maddhav’ Kohli – 88,826
  4. Ganesh ‘Ganesh24’ Durgade – 65,707
  5. Abhishek ‘abbie1987’ Batra – 49,280
  6. Ram ‘mowgumotu’ Kakkar – 39,546
  7. Shashank ‘shazhank’ Choudhary – 32,955
  8. Kovid ‘fzzzyyy’ Saraswat – 26,263

 

BTS#7 – ₹6 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹1,380

Entries – 270

Re-entries – 221

Prize Pool – ₹6,14,000

Places Paid – 63

PokerBaazi user ‘Sappi’ took down the ₹6 Lakhs GTD BTS #7 for a site-best ₹1.19 Lakhs after besting Shrey ‘Kingsb30’ Baj (2nd for ₹83,593) heads-up!

Last night`s win turned out to be a breakout one for the mystery user who covered all their past losses on the site at one go, coming out in the green for ₹24,682.

Sappi`s PokerBaazi stats: Site Winnings: ₹1.91 Lakhs | Site Profits: ₹24,682 | Titles Won in 2022: #1

The former DPTXpress Burn N Turn winner, Shrey Baj, made away with almost ₹94,000 in Monday winnings across three deep runs, which include

Shrey Baj
Shrey Baj

 

> 2nd in PokerBaazi’s BTS#7 for ₹83,593

> 55th in PokerBaazi’s BTS#9 Monday Prime for ₹7,510

> 29th in PokerBaazi’s Daily Boost for ₹2,707

Shrey Baj’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.61 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹28.65 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #10

Final Table Results

  1. Sappi – ₹1,19,252
  2. Shrey ‘Kingsb30’ Baj – ₹83,593
  3. enrolled – ₹53,765
  4. Chirag chiragkhanduja’ Khanduja – ₹39,771
  5. Deepesh ‘deep1221’ Raka – ₹29,828
  6. Rohit ‘Mrblue1205’ Malhotra – ₹23,936
  7. chumbakman – ₹19,947
  8. Dipankar ‘dipankar29’ Kaushal – ₹15,896

 

Neeraj ‘SelfClaimedPro’ Kumar (Won 4 Lakhs GTD BTS#6 for 90,001) and Vinay ‘Ammu87’ Gaitonde (Won 4 Lakhs GTD BTS#8 Hyper for 71,240) won the other BTS marquees on Monday.

 

BTS Series Leaderboard After Day 2

Rising Star Aman Parakh`s (2,216 points) BTS#10 victory (his second in the ongoing series) and a set of four deep runs catapulted him to the #1 spot on the 10 Lakhs GTD BTS Leaderboard. The BTS#2 PLO-6 winner Ganesh ‘Ganesh24’ Durgade (2,156 points) has climbed to the #2 position, while the BTS#6 winner, TLB Crusher Neeraj ‘SelfClaimedPro’ Kumar (2,116 points), takes up the #3 spot!

‘Raldon’ (Won 2.50 Lakhs GTD Daily Boost for 57,190), ‘vinay25isk’ (Won 1.50 Lakhs GTD Daily Night SPRINT for 40,450), Naman ‘saltemp’ Sharma (Won 1 Lakh GTD Daily Morning SPRINT for 30,654), ‘gheesta’ (Won 1 Lakh GTD SPRINT for 30,250), ‘Stuey’ (Won 1 Lakh GTD Baazi Super Value for 11,550), and Ashish ‘Krazy8’ Mudgil (Won 50K GTD 5-Max Daily for 6,100) won the other PokerBaazi marquees.

 

Spartan Poker

The Rainmaker – ₹8 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹3,300

Entries – 158

Re-entries – 42

Rebuys – 123

Prize Pool – ₹9,69,000

Places Paid – 27

The APT Vietnam Hanoi Event #13 NLHE 2 winner Alok ‘Mazacar’ Birewar has recently been on a rampage in online and offline tournaments. Riding high on form after his runner-up finish in the Spartan Poker`s FCS #92 High Sunday Celebration the day before, the long-time circuit regular outclassed the 323-player field in the site`s Monday headliner, The Rainmaker, to win ₹1.88 Lakhs. He chopped the Monday flagship heads-up with another Sunday superstar, PokerGuru Ambassador Vishal ‘CrownUpJr’ Bajaj (2nd for ₹1.71 Lakhs).

Alok Birewar
Alok Birewar

 

The former The Millionaire champion, Birewar, collectively added ₹1.99 Lakhs on the back of three ITM finishes. His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹3.24 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.54 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #4 | Annual Winnings: ₹30 Lakhs

Vishal Bajaj
Vishal Bajaj

 

Vishal Bajaj`s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹6.55 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹2.45 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #8 | Annual Winnings: ₹1.59 Crores

The ₹3,300 buy-in event ran from 8 PM to 3:38 AM, and the top 27 finishers took a bit out of the guarantee-crushing ₹9.69 Lakhs prize pool.

Final Table Results

  1. Alok ‘Mazacar’ Birewar – ₹1,88,159*
  2. Vishal ‘CrownUpJr’ Bajaj – ₹1,71,340*
  3. Ankit ‘magnum736’ Saurabh – ₹99,710
  4. Sahil ‘d0nkish’ Mahboobani – ₹81,299
  5. Nadeem ‘blindgame’ Basha – ₹64,826
  6. FormulaMixKid – ₹49,807
  7. Amit ‘Penguin071’ Gaikwad – ₹36,241
  8. Siddharth ‘SherRun’ Karia – ₹26,260

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

Dadwontagree’ (Won ₹2 Lakhs GTD Mon Poker Nite #1 for ₹68,222), Nachiketa KnowsBleed’ Jha (Won ₹2 Lakhs GTD Sundowner for ₹39,400), Yash ‘gambler11’ Jaiswal Won ₹1 Lakh GTD Mon Poker Nite #4 for ₹25,786), Ravinder ‘BroGoingPro’ Singh (Won ₹1 Lakh GTD Chip Up for ₹19,936), ‘wewononceagain’ (Won ₹50K GTD The Centurion for ₹10,291) won the other Spartan Poker marquees.

 

MPL Poker

Monday Madness – 2.50 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – 1,370

Entries – 168

Prize Pool – 2,50,000

Places Paid – 30

MPL Poker user ‘raceidol168177’ bested the 168-player field in the 2.50 Lakhs GTD Monday Madness to win 60,000 (their first marquee tournament on the site). Kuldeep ‘humberto’ Salvi made away with 40,625 in second place.

Final Table Results

  1. raceidol168177 – 60,000
  2. Kuldeep ‘humberto’ Salvi – 40,625
  3. Siddharth ‘schemer77’ Karia – 26,250
  4. Muntiyaz ‘fireplay111’ – 21,250
  5. Aesh ‘magicodds’ Meena – 14,875
  6. Suryabhau – 10,250
  7. Avinash ‘avinash587’ Saraf – 7,750
  8. larry_zayden – 6,500

 

PokerStars India

Battle Royale – ₹4 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹2,750

Entries – 103

Re-entries – 80

Regular Prize Pool – ₹2,28,750

Bounty Prize Pool – ₹2,28,750

Total Prize Pool – ₹4,57,500

Places Paid – 20

PokerStars India user ‘kaushik010288’ came out on top of the 183-entry field (including 80 re-entries) in the site`s Monday marquee, ₹4 Lakhs GTD Battle Royale, to collect ₹1.01 Lakhs following a three-way deal with PokerGuru Ambassador Sanchit ‘devilsanchit’ Anand (2nd for ₹40,465) and ‘pablo227799’ (3rd for ₹52,026).

Sanchit Anand
Sanchit Anand

 

Sanchit Anand, who was chasing his first Battle Royale title, lapped up ₹42,265 in Monday winnings as he also min-cashed Adda52’s Nano DST (27th for ₹1,800). His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹63.77 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: ₹15.71 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #18

The ₹2,750 buy-in Battle Royale obliterated its listed guarantee by ₹57,500, and the top 20 places got paid.

Final Table Results (Including Bounties)

  1. kaushik010288 – ₹1,01,119*
  2. Sanchit ‘devilsanchit’ Anand – ₹40,465*
  3. pablo227799 – ₹52,026*
  4. Pradip ‘Nit2Donk’ Ghosh – ₹29,062
  5. Piyush ‘noname3006’ Nanda – ₹23,367
  6. Kunal2112 – ₹16,385
  7. D1D1D – ₹12,257
  8. Gopal ‘MrBigSlick139’ Bajaj – ₹7,832

*denotes a three-way deal

 

‘Arora Sahab’ (Won ₹1 Lakh GTD Ultrasonic for ₹24,924), Manish ‘manish jangid’ Jangid (Won ₹50K GTD Deepstack for ₹14,164), ‘lakshmidevi19’ (Won 50K GTD Afternoon on Stars for 12,480), and Ravi ‘rkcravi’ Kumar (Won ₹40K GTD Primetime Grind for ₹9,217) won the other PokerStars India marquees.

 

PokerDangal

Monday Monster – ₹1 Lakh GTD

Buy-in – ₹770

Entries – 74

Rebuys – 35

Prize Pool – ₹1,00,000

Places Paid – 17

PokerDangal user ‘Maverick27’ took down the ₹1 Lakh GTD Monday Monster for ₹24,000 after defeating ‘88bluff’ (2nd for ₹17,000) heads-up.

Final Table Results

  1. Maverick27 – ₹24,000
  2. 88bluff – ₹17,000
  3. Theflash – ₹12,000
  4. Areyann ‘paisenikalbc’ Gurbaxani – ₹9,000
  5. sannidhi – ₹7,000
  6. Stanley89 – ₹5,000

 

 

Adda52

Iron Man – ₹8 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹2,400

Entries – 189

Re-entries – 163

Prize Pool – ₹8,00,000

Places Paid – 38

Adithya ‘Rlox1’ N G has emerged as a promising poker talent with two standout scores earlier this year – a fourth-place finish in IOPC JUNE 2022 The Crown and third-place in #BB2 Money Maker. The upcoming poker reg added Adda52’s ₹8 Lakhs GTD Iron Man title to his poker resume yesterday, winning the Monday flagship for ₹1.63 Lakhs following a heads-up deal with Sudarshan ‘Sudmore’ More (2nd for career-best ₹1.59 Lakhs).

Adithya N G
Adithya N G

 

Adithya made another small cash in Freedom Fest (68th for ₹2,518), collectively banking over ₹1.65 Lakhs. His online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹97.05 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: ₹35 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #8

The FTS Big Game champion Pavankiran ‘RootahuaMacchi’ Bellamkonda, who finished runner-up in PokerStars India’s Sunday Special the day before, filled in ₹92,462 in total winnings yesterday.

Pavankiran B
Pavankiran B

 

His Monday finishes include:

> 3rd in Adda52’s Iron Man for ₹88,000

> 49th in PokerBaazi’s BTS#10 for ₹4,462

Pavankiran Bellamkonda’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.88 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹43.52 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #2

PokerGuru Ambassador Tarush ‘tarush123’ Gupta locked in ₹76,786 through three deep runs yesterday, which include:

Tarush Gupta
Tarush Gupta

 

> 4th in Adda52’s Iron Man for ₹64,000

> 22nd in Spartan Poker’s The Rainmaker for ₹8,324

> 51st in PokerBaazi’s BTS#10 for ₹4,462

Tarush Gupta’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹1.94 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹52.04 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #13

One of India’s most celebrated MTT pros, Sriharsha ‘ivey2’ Doddapaneni, coming in hot after a smashing Sunday run, crossed the money line in two Monday marquees, banking ₹52,170.

Sriharsha Doddapaneni
Sriharsha Doddapaneni

 

His Monday finishes include:

> 5th in Adda52’s Iron Man for ₹43,200

> 54th in PokerBaazi’s BTS#9 Monday Prime for ₹8,970

Sriharsha Doddapaneni’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹2.32 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹1.47 Crores

Final Table Results

  1. Adithya ‘Rlox1’ N G – ₹1,62,529*
  2. Sudarshan ‘Sudmore’ More – ₹1,58,671*
  3. Pavankiran ‘RootahuaMacchi’ Bellamkonda – ₹88,000
  4. Tarush ‘tarush123’ Gupta – ₹64,000
  5. Sriharsha ‘ivey2’ Doddapaneni – ₹43,200
  6. Myron ‘zzzzz369’ Pereira – ₹30,000

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

Freedom Fest – ₹7.50 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹750

Entries – 730

Re-entries – 543

Prize Pool – ₹8,68,190

Places Paid – 103

In celebration of India’s 75th Independence Anniversary, Adda52 hosted the ₹7.50 Lakhs GTD Freedom Fest yesterday. Sporting a ₹750 buy-in, the 7:50 PM tourney signed up 1,273 entrants, posting a guarantee-crushing ₹8.68 Lakhs prize pool. Ankush ‘Ank4u’ Narang championed the event for ₹1.91 Lakhs, clinching his first title of the year. He overcame ‘deathknell’ in the heads-up battle, with the latter taking home ₹1.12 Lakhs for their runner-up finish.

Ankush Narang’s online stats (excluding PokerStars India): Lifetime Winnings: ₹15.06 Lakhs | Lifetime Profits: ₹3.19 Lakhs | Titles Won in 2022: #1

Final Table Results

  1. Ankush ‘Ank4u’ Narang – ₹1,91,782
  2. deathknell – ₹1,12,864
  3. terminator001 – ₹73,796
  4. Akarsh96 – ₹55,564
  5. ksmunda – ₹36,464
  6. ratansanu – ₹26,046
  7. Bujo – ₹20,836
  8. Akshay ‘darulerofall’ Gupta – ₹16,061

 

‘Rahulyadav00000’ (Won ₹2 Lakhs GTD Nano DST for ₹52,000), ‘THEDESTROYER1993’ (Won ₹1 Lakh GTD Nano Daily Adda for 20,631), and Nishant ‘stockfull’ Pandey (Won ₹25K GTD Nano PLO for ₹7,250) shipped the other Monday marquees on Adda52.

 

Khelo365

The Khelo365-hosted Monday extravaganza, ₹3 Lakhs GTD Independence Special, brought in 428 runners and paid out 20 places. The user ‘Loveyoudeler’ was the last player standing and won the lion`s share of the prize money worth ₹75,000. ‘Welldone’ made away with ₹54,000 as the runner-up.

 

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MPL Poker Pro Siddharth Karia Becomes First-Ever Freedom Celebration Series Main Event (High) Champion; Adds ₹23 Lakhs Through His Sunday Run

On the eve of India’s 75th Independence Day, the online felts lit up with action! While Spartan Poker’s inaugural Freedom Celebration Series (FCS) is nearly over (with only the ₹2.50 Lakhs GTD Freedom Freeroll left to play out), PokerBaazi’s first-ever Baazi Turbo Series (BTS) got off to a rousing start yesterday, making for an electrifying Sunday.

For the low to mid-stakes players, Pocket52’s Pocket Poker Championship will be firing up its fifth edition today, ensuring non-stop action across stakes in the coming week!

With so much happening all across, several players delivered trailblazing runs. However, the one player who towered over everyone else was MPL Poker pro Siddharth Karia! The MBA graduate from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, made away with a jaw-dropping ₹23 Lakhs last night and wrote his name into the history books as Spartan Poker’s first-ever FCS Main Event champion, taking home a mind-boggling ₹21.30 Lakhs! The unknown Spartan Poker reg and former Millionaire Series – Main Event champion ‘Pradzzz’ pocketed ₹20.17 Lakhs in second place, courtesy of a heads-up deal.

The #3 ranked player of the year, Young Gun Arsh Grover, raked in a seven-figure payday worth ₹11.76 Lakhs, cashing ₹10.84 Lakhs of that from his third-place finish in the FCS #99 – High – Main Event.

Poker coach Abhishek Goindi broke a six-month-long title drought by shipping Spartan Poker`s FCS#92 – High – Sunday Celebration for ₹7.48 Lakhs, following a heads-up deal. He cashed another two events, collectively adding ₹8.37 Lakhs.

The IPC Megastacks High Roller champion Alok Birewar came close to winning a Sunday flagship thrice last night, with his deepest run being his runner-up finish in Spartan Poker`s FCS#92 – High – Sunday Celebration worth ₹7.41 Lakhs. With six ITM finishes, the circuit-regular packed in a whopping ₹12.44 Lakhs in Sunday winnings.

Abhimanyu Mittal (Won FCS #95 – High for ₹4 Lakhs), PokerGuru Ambassador Mithun Mahesh (Won FCS #91 – High for ₹2.19 Lakhs), Areyann Gurbaxani (Won FCS #93 Multi Entry – Mid for ₹2.15 Lakhs), Punya Behera (Won FCS #98 – Low – Main Event for ₹1.84 Lakhs), ‘iSPEWaLOT’ (Won FCS #100 – Mid – Turbo for ₹1.20 Lakhs), PokerGuru team member Rupam Thakur (Won FCS #95 – Low – 5 Max for ₹41,895), and ‘Th1rt33n’ (Won FCS #97 – Low – Turbo for ₹29,418) won the last few Freedom Celebration Series titles.

Guneet Kwatra was the last player standing in Adda52’s Mega Suits and clinched the title for ₹6.05 Lakhs. He collectively pocketed ₹7.90 Lakhs through three deep runs.

Anish Arora won the Adda52 Millions for a career-best ₹5.61 Lakhs after striking a heads-up deal with Amit Kaushik (2nd for ₹5.55 Lakhs). Arora and Kaushik posted multiple scores, with Arora collectively netting ₹6.28 Lakhs and Kaushik banking ₹8.27 Lakhs.

Pritam Amritkar drove up the Sunday action on PokerBaazi by winning the BTS opening day headliner, BTS#4 Sunday Prime, for a career-best ₹4.82 Lakhs. He bested MTT crusher Sriharsha Doddapaneni (2nd for ₹3.38 Lakhs) heads-up. Amritkar locked in ₹4.97 Lakhs through five Sunday ITM finishes, while Doddapaneni accumulated an even better ₹6.38 Lakhs across his Sunday run.

Varunn Gaala (Won BTS#1 Kickoff for ₹4.13 Lakhs), Sahil Mahboobani (Won BTS#3 for ₹3.27 Lakhs), Shubham Agarwal (Won BTS#5 PKO for ₹3.05 Lakhs) and Ganesh Durgade (Won BTS#2 PLO-6 for ₹89,324) won the other BTS marquees on the opening day of the inaugural series.

Anurag Srivastava shipped PokerStars India’s Sunday Highroller for the fourth time for ₹2.10 Lakhs and filled in ₹3.34 Lakhs overall across his Sunday run.

Allen Romeo, Rakesh Jangid, Ravinder Singh, Arjun Bharadwaj, Ravi Gohil, Shiva Balram, Aniruddha Joshi, and Rohit Singh shipped the other Sunday majors.

Here are the Sunday highlights!

 

Spartan Poker

FCS #99 – High – Main Event – ₹1.50 Crores GTD

Buy-in – ₹11,000

Total Entries – 842

Total Re-entries – 218

Total Rebuys – 448

Total Survivors – 224 (167)

Prize Pool – ₹1,50,80,000

Places Paid – 223

MPL Poker pro Siddharth ‘SherRun’ Karia blew the competition to smithereens yesterday and made away with a whopping ₹23 Lakhs through four deep runs! The FTS 2.0 Main Event champion’s most remarkable achievement of the night was, indubitably, topping the 1,508-entry field in Spartan Poker’s ₹1.50 Crores GTD FCS #99 – High – Main Event for a jaw-dropping ₹21.30 Lakhs payday – his second-biggest online score! A heads-up deal ensured Spartan Poker reg ‘Pradzzz’ ₹20.17 Lakhs in second place.

Siddharth Karia
Siddharth Karia

 

Young Gun Siddharth Karia’s Sunday finishes include:

> 1st in Spartan Poker’s FCS #99 – High – Main Event Day for ₹21,28,131

> 6th in Adda52’s Adda52 Millions for ₹1,14,325

> 6th in Adda52’s Sunday Showdown for ₹41,724

> 32nd in PokerBaazi’s BTS#3 for ₹10,022

The #3 ranked player of the year, Young Gun Arsh ‘BigggTymeR’ Grover, was another standout winner with ₹11.76 Lakhs in total winnings.

Arsh Grover
Arsh Grover

 

His Sunday finishes include:

> 3rd in Spartan Poker’s FCS #99 High Main Event for ₹10,84,403

> 16th in Adda52 Millions for ₹33,625

> 14th in Spartan Poker’s FCS #95 High for ₹30,981

> 23rd in Adda52’s Mega Suits for ₹18,900

> 32nd in Adda52’s Sunday Showdown for ₹7,549

Arsh Grover’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹11.76 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹5.67 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #13 | Annual Winnings: ₹2.55 Crores | Ranked #3 in the 2022 Leaderboard Standings (Total Cashes)

PokerGuru Ambassador Vishal ‘CrownUpJr’ Bajaj locked in ₹9.83 Lakhs in Sunday winnings through two FT finishes, which include:

Vishal Bajaj
Vishal Bajaj

 

> 4th in Spartan Poker’s FCS #99 High Main Event for ₹7,75,112

> 6th in FCS #92 High Sunday Celebration for ₹2,08,282

Vishal Bajaj’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹6.51 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹2.44 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #8 | Annual Winnings: ₹1.57 Crores

Rubin ‘OMG_s1mple’ Labroo raked in ₹4.50 Lakhs through four ITM finishes, which include:

Rubin Labroo

 

> 7th in Spartan Poker’s FCS #99 High Main Event for ₹3,80,770

> 16th in PokerBaazi’s BTS#4 Sunday Prime for ₹24,716

> 10th in PokerStars India’s Sunday Special – Progressive KO for ₹23,197

> 16th in PokerBaazi’s BTS#1 Kickoff for ₹21,185

Rubin Labroo’s online stats: Lifetime Winnings: ₹8.78 Crores | Lifetime Profits: ₹2.75 Crores | Titles Won in 2022: #9 | Annual Winnings: ₹1.46 Crores

Mohit ‘thejoker’ Mehta (11th for ₹1.63 Lakhs), Aayush ‘Eureka226’ Arya (13th for ₹1.45 Lakhs), Himanshu ‘StupidCommonMan’ Kataria (14th for ₹1.30 Lakhs), Vishal ‘Darky012’ Ojha (15th for ₹1.30 Lakhs), Rising Star Aman ‘Karmapoker’ Parakh (18th for ₹1 Lakh), Young Gun Anuj ‘br0ckLesnar95’ Yadav (19th for ₹1 Lakhs), and Harsh ‘aaja maal phuka’ Dembla (20th for ₹1 Lakh) were the other notables who ran deep run in FCS #99 High Main Event.

Final Table Results

  1. Siddharth ‘SherRun’ Karia – ₹21,28,131*
  2. Pradzzz – ₹20,17,361*
  3. Arsh ‘BigggTymeR’ Grover – ₹10,84,403
  4. Vishal ‘CrownUpJr’ Bajaj – ₹7,75,112
  5. kidcostanza – ₹6,09,232
  6. Gaurav ‘mozzie17’ Sood – ₹4,68,536
  7. Rubin ‘OMG_s1mple’ Labroo – ₹3,58,602
  8. Areyann ‘VerbalDiarrhea’ Gurbaxani – ₹2,53,796

*denotes a heads-up deal

 

FCS#92 – High – Sunday Celebration – ₹40 Lakhs GTD

Buy-in – ₹11,000

Entries – 211

Re-entries – 91

Rebuys – 144

Prize Pool – ₹44,60,000

Places Paid – 39

Poker coach Abhishek ‘MambaMentality’ Goindi pulled out a feisty run in the Sunday flagships, piling on ₹8.37 Lakhs in total earnings, including winning Spartan Poker’s ₹40 Lakhs GTD FCS#92 – High – Sunday Celebration for ₹7.48 Lakhs – his first title victory in six months!

Abhishek Goindi
Abhishek Goindi

 

The Poker Bootcamp India co-founder, currently in the US, chopped the FCS #92 – Sunday Celebration heads-up with the IPC Megastacks High Roller champion Alok ‘Mazacar’ Birewar (2nd for ₹7,40,715).

Goindi`s Sunday finishes include:

> 1st in Spartan Poker’s FCS #92 High Sunday Celebration for ₹7,48,033

> 29th in Spartan Poker’s FCS #99 High Main Event for ₹77,964

> 44th in Adda52’s Mega Suits for ₹11,340

Abhishek Goindi’s online stats: Lifetime Winnin