Asian Poker Tour (APT) is halfway through and on day 5 of the series, several high-value tournaments were hosted. The Highroller tournament was one of the biggest guarantee events offered and the tourney was shipped by online reg Mithun Mahesh.
Along with this, there were several other winners, namely Chirag Sodha, Nitin Arora, and more who clinched winning titles. Keep reading to know more about what went down on virtual felts of PokerBaazi yesterday.
This Megastack tournament in the APT series was a ₹6 Lakh event but the advertised guarantee was surpassed by a small margin and the final prize pool stood at ₹6,66,000. The tournament had 533 entries in total and the top 63 players were paid a min-cash of ₹2,465.
The tournament was a deal between pro player Vinay Rajpal aka ‘vinay09’ and Mayank Maruka aka ‘Newsolidcash.’ Rajpal cashed ₹98,110 while Maruka took home ₹90,870 in prize money. Online reg player Guruprasad Gupta aka ‘fish_calling’ busted on the third spot and received a pay cheque of ₹89,570.
Notable grinders who made it in the money were Aman Parakh (24th, ₹5,196), Sanat Mehrotra (37th, 3,464), Kritagya Sharma (40th, ₹3,464), Mohammad Azhar (51st, ₹2,931) among others.
Players who could not make it in the money were Amit Kaushik who fired eight bullets (70th), Nitin Arora (72nd), Gutshot Player of the Month (July 2021) Anirban Das (79th), Arjanveer Singh Chadha fired two bullets (90th), IOPC January 2021 Millionaire Legends and Mastermind winner Aniket Waghmare fired two bullets (100th), Ritwik Khanna (107th), Aman Parakh fired eight bullets (168th) among others.
This tournament had 264 entries in total and the top 36 players were paid a min-cash of ₹51,000. This ₹27,500 buy-in event was shipped by Mithun Mahesh aka ‘thepokeraja’ who took home a hefty ₹16,57,000 in prize money. The runner-up in this event was WSOP bracelet winner Aditya Sushant aka ‘gangajal’ who cashed ₹11,63,000.
The tournament had several pro players who made it in the money, namely Ankit Wadhawan (3rd, ₹7,48,000), Sanat Mehrotra (9th, ₹1,66,000), India Online Poker Championship (IOPC) July 2021 commentator Kanchan Sharma (10th, ₹1,21,000), National Poker Series Main event champion Mohammad Azhar (11th, ₹1,21,000) among others.
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The advertised guarantee of this tournament was ₹15 Lakh but it was surpassed and a new prize pool of ₹16,41,000 was formed. The event was shipped by Nitin Arora aka ‘philhermouth’ who had a pay day of ₹3,19,000. The tournament had 547 entries in total and the top 63 players were paid a min-cash of ₹6,071.
This Turbo event was shipped by poker pro Chirag Sodha aka ‘miyagi’ who had a pay day of ₹1,45,000. The tournament had 592 entries in total. The top 72 players in this ₹1,650 buy-in event were paid a min-cash of ₹2,752.
The advertised guarantee of ₹8 Lakh was crushed and the final prize pool stood at ₹8,88,000.
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