The international tournament brand Asian Poker Tour (APT) brought its first online series for Indian players onto PokerBaazi. Boasting an epic total prize pool of ₹8 crore, APT India Online Series 2021 is now running full steam in the country. Needless to say, many top poker players were excited at the chance to add an APT title to their belts. With the high-octane action continuing with full force, let’s see who were the biggest winners for day 4 of the online series.
As players flocked to PokerBaazi, day 4 of APT India Online Series 2021 opened with its ₹3 Lakh event. This ₹550 buy-in tournament prompted a total of 762 entries to fight for their spot in the event. This also helped the event surpass its initial guarantee. However, only the top 90 entries made the money and were rewarded with a min-cash of ₹837 each.
The first winner of the day was Kuldeep Kumar aka ‘don_31’ who shipped this tourney for ₹68,870. Kumar defeated mystery player ‘pan8145sviy’ in the final table heads up match. Player ‘pan8145sviy’ walked away with ₹48,290 in the runner-up position.
The knockout (KO) tournament was the next APT event of the day and had a ₹4 Lakh guarantee. The total entries for the same was 374 and had a buy-in of ₹1,650. Players who made it to the top 45 spots were paid a min-cash of ₹2,240.
Aditya Kesharwani aka ‘KesarDa’ clinched the title spot and took home ₹84,000 in prize money. While player ‘Ikka5’ was the runner-up and got ₹58,800 in winnings.
The Championship event was one of the highlights of day 4 and many poker pros turned up to compete in this tournament. With a sky high buy-in of ₹22,000 the event welcomed 273 players who wanted to claim a marquee title. The original guarantee was also crushed with ₹54,60,000 being the final prize pool. While there could be only one winner, players who made it to the top 36 spots were given a min-cash of ₹37,130.
Finally, it was Gutshot’s January 2021 e-magazine cover star, Gaurav Sood aka ‘gaug17’ who shipped the Championship event and added ₹12,06,000 to his bank account. He was up against Sumit Sapra aka ‘boronyx’ who proved to be a tough opponent. Sapra managed well and took home ₹8,46,000.
The Mini Main event followed, and it offered players a guarantee of ₹50 Lakh. This amount shot up to ₹60,21,000 thanks to the 2,007 total entries that participated across the three flights which were hosted on day 1, 2 and 3. From these flights only 241 survivors made it to day 2. Players who came in the top 201 places were paid a min-cash of ₹6,623 for their hard work.
Poker pro Paawan Bansal aka ‘ukissmyace’ got the top spot for an impressive sum of ₹9,97,000. Amit J aka ‘churu’ was the runner-up for ₹8,48,000.
A total of 891 entries made their way to the Superstack event. The ₹1,375 buy-in tournament crushed its ₹7 Lakh guarantee and the final prize pool stood at ₹11,14,000. Taking a bite out of this prize pool were the top 108 entries and they were paid a min-cash of ₹1,893.
The Superstack title was clinched by Yash Jain aka ‘scylla’ who took a pay cheque of ₹1,43,000 for his efforts. Player Himalaya Tarani aka ‘pahaadisheep’ came in second with ₹85,920 in prize money.
Wrapping up day 4 was the fast-paced Turbo event that had a buy-in of ₹3,300. This event also crushed its advertised guarantee and had ₹17,70,000 as its final prize pool. From 590 total entries only the top 72 made the money. Each took home a min-cash of ₹5,487.
Mystery player ‘TheTamizhDurrr’ grabbed the title spot after a three way deal with Prabhat Kumar aka ‘comeon,’ and Jeevan Kumar aka ‘jeevan.’ While ‘TheTamizhDurrr’got ₹2,96,000, Prabhat Kumar and Jeevan Kumar went home with ₹2,09,000 and ₹2,14,000 respectively in their pockets.
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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