Poker platforms like Spartan Poker, Adda52, and PokerBaazi hosted some of their biggest tournaments this Wednesday night. Players flocked to these top online poker sites to get a taste of the thrilling poker action. The night also saw many online regs make the money with some even shipping top titles. Here’s a complete recap of last night’s action.
The Destiny on Spartan Poker was a usual eye-grabber with its ₹19 Lakh guarantee and had a total of 419 entries. The tournament had a buy-in worth ₹5,500 and managed to generate a final prize pool of ₹20,95,000 which crushed the original guarantee. Players who finished in the top 40 spots were paid, and the min-cash stood at ₹12,570.
The event ended in a deal and player Anmol Narang aka ‘geeegeee’ grabbed the top spot and walked home with ₹4,65,254 in prize money. This put online reg Shravan Chhabria aka ‘D.Trump04’ in the runner up position for ₹4,35,596.
The New Year Carnival on Adda52 continued to pull in players with a ₹10 Lakh guarantee in the Wipeout tournament that took place on Wednesday night. With active participation from players and a buy-in of ₹2,999, the tournament’s initial guarantee was surpassed. The final prize pool was ₹11,91,700. The top 49 players were paid, and the min-cash was ₹4,171.
Clinching the title spot was Anuj Yadav aka ‘anuj25395’ who took home a lion’s share of the prize pool worth ₹3,09,842. Yadav is an online reg and even topped the India Online Poker Championship (IOPC) July 2021 leaderboard. Dhiraj Lakhotia aka ‘supernuts’ was the runner-up and went home with ₹1,75,776 in prize money.
Other players that made the money were Jasven Saigal (9th, ₹20,855), Ishan Chutani (12th, ₹15,492), Arjanveer Singh Chadha (16th, ₹11,321), Sanish Chhabra (18th, ₹10,129), Rajat Mahajan (20th, ₹8,938), Mohit Mehta (31st, ₹5,363), Akhil Pilla (35th, ₹5,363), Nitesh Katiyar (36th, ₹5,363), and Vinayak Bajaj (41st, ₹4,767).
The Pride is a PokerBaazi marquee tournament and this week’s edition drew in a total of 321 entries. The tournament also surpassed its advertised guarantee with the final prize pool being recorded as ₹11,24,000. The buy-in of the tournament is ₹3,850. The top 36 players finished in the money. The min-cash given was ₹7,639.
Ghanshyam Tripathi aka ‘bencb789’ shipped the title spot and had a payday of ₹2,48,000. Tripathi also shipped the BSS Superstack title on PokerBaazi in the same week. In the runner-up position was player Harsh Dembla aka ‘100crdream’ who walked away with ₹1,74,000 in prize money.
Players that made the money were Sanish Chhabra (3rd, ₹1,12,00), Mithun Mahesh (7th, ₹41,340), Vinayak Bajaj (9th, ₹24,830), Chirag Sodha (12th, ₹18,090), Dhiraj Lakhotia (17th, ₹12,700), Abhishek Chhajer (18th, ₹12,700), and Ashit Sharma (24th, ₹9,886).
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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