Online poker platforms kept players engaged and excited on a Sunday night. The Asian Poker Tour (APT) India Online 2022 on PokerBaazi and India Online Poker Championship (IOPC) January 2022 also came to a spectacular close last night. You can check out the full IOPC round up here. Players like Mithun Mahesh, Anmol Mehta, Amar Mehta, were among the top winners. Let’s take a look at the complete action below.
The Mega Suits on Adda52 was a thrilling affair as players flocked to the platform’s virtual felts. The event had a total of 478 entries and a buy-in worth ₹5,500. In the end, 49 places were paid and the min-cash stood at ₹13,750. Player Mahesh Shyamsundar aka ‘mahikalra’ shipped the tournament and had a payday of ₹5,25,660. In runner-up position was Himanshu Arora aka ‘pirateking7’ who walked away with ₹4,49,340.
The Adda52 Millions tournament had 254 entries and a buy-in of ₹11,000. The final prize pool of ₹25,40,000 surpassed the original guarantee. Players in the top 27 places made the money and the min-cash was ₹22,860. Clinching the title spot was online reg Mithun Mahesh aka ‘Themiths’ who pocketed a prize money of ₹6,60,400. Aditya Singh aka ‘konstantin’ ended up in the runner-up position and went home with ₹3,93,700 in winnings.
The online felts on PokerBaazi were buzzing with high-energy thanks to APT Monsterstack. The ₹10 Lakh guarantee tournament had a buy-in of ₹2,750 and a total of 556 entries. The final prize pool ₹13,90,000 surpassed the advertised guarantee. The top 63 places were paid and the min-cash stood at ₹5,140. The tournament ended in a deal between Taliwabang Jamir aka ‘Meverick’ and online reg Harsh Bubna aka ‘harsh1327.’ Jamir added ₹2,29,000 to his bankroll while Bubna walked away with ₹2,30,000 in his pockets.
The APT Main Event was among the crème de la crème of tournaments hosted yesterday. A total of 919 entries participated in the event which had a buy-in of ₹11,000. Players who made it to the top 108 spots finished in the money. The min-cash stood at ₹17,000. The prestigious APT India Online 2022 Main Event title was nailed by Amar Mehta aka ‘kidpoker0109’ who laughed his way to the bank with ₹17,50,000. India Poker Championship (IPC) 2020 Main Event winner Rubin Labroo aka ‘kornkid’ was the runner-up for ₹12,26,000.
The APT Megastack had a ₹15 Lakh guarantee which was crushed as the final prize pool stood at ₹19,11,000. The tournament had 637 entries and a buy-in worth ₹3,300. The top 72 places were paid and the min-cash stood at ₹5,920. Mystery player ‘kingkgr123’ took home the winning title and ₹3,19,000 in prize money. The runner-up was Mayank Maruka aka ‘Newsolidcash’ who walked away with ₹2,96,000 in winnings.
The APT Afterparty was the final event and brought the online series to a spectacular close. There were a total of 650 players who participated in the event. The buy-in was ₹2,200. In the end, the top 81 players made the money and the min-cash paid was ₹3,250. Player Unnikrishnan Nair aka ‘TigerGemini1974’ shipped the tournament and added ₹2,40,000 to his bankroll. ‘SiddharthRajan’ was the runner-up who walked away with ₹1,68,000 in his pockets.
PokerStars’ Sunday Special was a PKO tournament which had a buy-in of ₹5,500. 302 entries fought hard for the top spot. The initial guarantee was surpassed and the final prize pool stood at ₹15,10,000. The top 34 places were paid and the min-cash stood at ₹6,319. Anmol Mehta aka ‘Kaanchacheena’ grabbed the title spot and won ₹1,50,780 in bounty and ₹1,24,831 in prize money. The runner-up was Vaibhav Sharma aka ‘GTO_LIFE_GG’ who scored ₹81,718 bounty prize and took home ₹1,24,831in prize money.
Donna Amo is a writer at Gutshot Magazine. She is a graduate from Sophia College of Women, Mumbai with a degree in English Literature. When this October born foodie is not writing content or poetry, she spends her time laughing at memes or watching series. Based out of Mizoram, she is drawn to all things nature and has a soft spot for puppies.
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