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APT Day 8: Mystery player ‘arjun100’ Ships APT Main Event For A Massive 15.17 Lakh Poker
Donna Amo
Posted on 09 Aug, 2021
By Donna Amo
On 09 Aug, 2021
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By Donna Amo
On 09 Aug, 2021
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APT Day 8: Mystery player ‘arjun100’ Ships APT Main Event For A Massive 15.17 Lakh


Yesterday, the Asian Poker Tour (APT) India Online Series 2021 came to a spectacular close on PokerBaazi and wrapped up eight days of intense poker action. Among the feature tournaments, APT Main Event was worth a whopping ₹1 crore. The night was only getting intense with many poker pros fighting for the top spot. Let’s see who came out victorious.

APT #47 – Monsterstack ₹10 Lakh GTD

The day began with its first event, the Monsterstack tournament, which had 753 total entries participating in the ₹1,650 buy-in tournament. The initial guarantee was surpassed and the final prize pool stood at ₹11,30,000. Those who ended up in the top 90 places were given min-cash of ₹2,484.

The event was shipped by ‘SatyenTrehan’ who pocketed ₹2,04,000 in prize money. While online reg, Aman Parakh aka ‘KarmaPoker’ was the runner-up and he added ₹1,43,000 to his bankroll.

  • Total Entries: 753
  • Prize Pool: ₹11,30,000
  • Buy-In: ₹1,650
  • Places Paid: 90
  • Min-Cash: ₹2,484

APT #48 – Big KO ₹15 Lakh GTD

Bounty tournaments are always filled with high octane action as knocking out your rivals will fetch you their bounties. Each player had to pay a buy-in of ₹2,850 and an additional ₹1,000 as their bounty amount. Out of the total of 663 entries in the event, only the top 81 made the money and were paid a min-cash of ₹4,143. The initial guarantee of the tournament was crushed. The final prize pool was ₹16,58,000.

Sreekanth Narayan

Sreekanth Narayan

Online reg and IOPC Day 19 Thursday Prime winner Sreekanth Narayan aka ‘n0thing’ clinched the title spot for ₹3,06,000. He also managed to make ₹16,000 in bounty money. Next to follow Narayan in runner-up position was player Devang Yadav aka ‘laila’ who added ₹2,15,000 to his bankroll.

  • Total Entries: 663
  • Prize Pool: ₹16,58,000
  • Buy-In: ₹3,850
  • Places Paid: 81
  • Min-Cash: ₹4,143

APT #49 – Main Event ₹1 Crore GTD

The highlight of the day was the APT Main Event which had a mammoth prize pool of ₹1 crore and a ₹7,700 buy-in. Over the course of four flights, a total of 1,465 entries flooded the event to earn their entry into day 2 of the tournament. However, towards the end there were only 215 survivors. The original guarantee was also surpassed by a slim margin and the final prize pool stood at ₹1,03,00,000. After a hard grind, the top 147 places were paid a min-cash of ₹20,510.

Mystery player ‘arjun100’ shipped the tournament for a whopping ₹15,17,000 and is now the APT Main Event champion. Following close behind was player ‘ifeelitcoming’ who took home a pay cheque of ₹13,45,000 in the runner-up position.

Players like Amit Kaushik (6th, ₹2,95,000), Sanat Mehrotra (7th, ₹2,17,000), Ratul Steves (11th, ₹1,18,000), Saurabh Rohila (12th, ₹94,350), Harsh Dembla (14th, ₹94,530),  Anurag Srivastava (17th, ₹76,910), Aniket Waghmare (20th, ₹63,580), Shardul Parthasarathi (25th, ₹51,280), Harshit Kumar (27th, ₹51,280), Anirban Das (30th, ₹51,280), Dhirendra Kumar (33rd, ₹51,280), Surbhit Grover (39th, ₹41,020), Sreekanth Narayan (42nd, ₹41,020), Bharat Vasan (50th, ₹35,890), Laksh Pal Singh (52nd, ₹35,890), Manish Lakhotia (78th, ₹25,640), Siddharth Karia (85th, ₹25,640), Mithun Mahesh (114th, ₹20,510), Anit Modi (119th, ₹20,510), Ritwik Khanna (121th, ₹20,510), Neel Joshi (140th, ₹20,510), Akash Arora (145th, ₹20,510), and Vivekk Dube (146th, ₹20,510) were among those who made the money. 

  • Total Entries: 1,465
  • Prize Pool: ₹1,03,00,000
  • Buy-In: ₹7,700
  • Places Paid: 147
  • Min-Cash: ₹20,510

APT #50 – Megastack ₹12 Lakh GTD

The APT Megastack had a buy-in of ₹2,750 and crushed its original guarantee. The final prize pool of ₹14,43,000 was achieved due to enthusiastic participation from the 577 total entries. From this, the top 72 entries were given a min-cash of ₹4,471.

Anmol Agarwal

Anmol Agarwal

Anmol Agarwal aka ‘freakweird0’ emerged victorious and walked away with ₹2,73,000 in prize money. Player ‘jeevan’ took the runner-up position for ₹1,90,000.

Among players who made the money were Megha Khandelwal (3rd, ₹1,23,000), Aniket Waghmare (5th, ₹68,230), Manish Lakhotia (6th, ₹54,670), Gutshot Player of the Month (July 2021) Anirban Das (7th, ₹45,580), Vinay Rajpal (9th, ₹27,260), Ritwik Khanna (12th, ₹20,050), Ashish Ahuja (14th, ₹16,300), Tanmay Benara (15th, ₹16,300), Vikranth Varma (22nd, ₹10,960), Sanket Arora (23rd, ₹10,960), Ankit Modi (28th, ₹8,366), FTS 2.0 Main Event winner Siddharth Karia (36th, ₹8,366), Chirag Sodha (50th, ₹6,202), Rajat Mahajan (58th, ₹5,193), Ankit Wadhawan (60th, ₹5,193), and Adda52 game ambassador Kunal Patni (71st, ₹4,471).

  • Total Entries: 577
  • Prize Pool: ₹14,43,000
  • Buy-In: ₹2,750
  • Places Paid: 72
  • Min-Cash: ₹4,471

APT #51 – Afterparty ₹8 Lakh GTD

Bringing the tournament series to a neat close, was the APT Afterparty event with a ₹8 Lakh guarantee and ₹1,650 buy-in. 726 total entries fought hard and also crushed the event’s advertised guarantee. The final prize pool stood at ₹10,89,000. At the end, the top 90 entries took home a min-cash of ₹2,395.

Randeep Lather

Randeep Lather

Randeep Lather aka ‘randysingh’ was the one who finally shipped this tournament after a tough battle and grabbed ₹1,97,000 in prize money. Guruprasad Gupta aka ‘fish_calling’ ended up as the runner-up who added ₹1,38,000 to his bank account.

Others like Anirban Das (4th, ₹65,880), Ankit Modi (9th, ₹19,710), Amit Kaushik (10th, ₹14,590), IOPC January 2021 ME winner Laksh Pal Singh (27th, ₹6,969), Anant Chaudhary (28th, ₹6,098), Vinay Rajpal (44th, ₹5,227), Myron Pereira (46th, ₹4,464), Aditya Kesharwani (76th, ₹2,722), Vikranth Varma (77th, ₹2,722), Harsh Bubna (79th, ₹2,722), and Mohit Mehta (80th, ₹2,722) made the money.

  • Total Entries: 726
  • Prize Pool: ₹10,89,000
  • Buy-In: ₹1,650
  • Places Paid: 90
  • Min-Cash: ₹2,395

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