Tuesday night on the virtual poker felts was a feast. With several high GTD tournaments taking place, there were massive prize pools on offer. Top players, online regs and amateurs, were slogging hard for the top spots. Let’s have a look at the action that went down last night.
Spartan Poker’s Mega Stack witnessed some heavy-duty action unfold. The initial guarantee of this tourney was surpassed and the final prize pool stood at ₹15,48,000. The top 47 places out of the 516 entries made it in the money. The min-cash stood at ₹8,823.
Ashish Kaushik aka ‘Ataraxia’ shipped the tourney and added ₹3,01,705 to his bankroll. Monday’s Spartan Poker ReCharge runner-up Gopal Bajaj finished second at this tourney and took home ₹1,91,642 in prize money.
Mechanical Bull on Adda52 was an action-packed affair. The tourney witnessed 384 entries out of which the top 38 places were paid. The advertised guarantee was surpassed and the final prize pool stood at ₹12,21,507. The min-cash paid was ₹7,329. Mystery player ‘ash_9’ topped the table and cashed ₹3,05,376. Vishal Ojha aka ‘Darky012’ finished second for ₹1,85,058.
Players like Aditya Singh (3rd, ₹1,34,365), Arjanveer Singh Chadha (15th, ₹13,437), Mohit Mehta (23rd, ₹9,772), India Poker Championship (IPC) January 2020 champion, Rubin Labroo (28th, ₹8,551), Manish Lakhotia (29th, ₹8,551), Tanmay Benara (30th, ₹8,551) and IOPC July 2021 leaderboard winner Anuj Yadav (35th, ₹7,329) also finished in the money.
PokerBaazi’s The Endeavour was as usual a star-studded affair. The tourney witnessed 315 entries out of which the top 36 places made it in the money. The min-cash at this tourney stood at ₹8,160.
Varen Chugh aka ‘Pokerrozer,’ anonymous player ‘classic78’ and Mohak Kapoor aka ‘Tiltin’ ended the tourney in a three-way deal. Chugh took home the lion’s share of the prize pool. He cashed ₹2,13,000 for his first-place finish. Mystery player ‘classic78’ finished at the runner-up spot for ₹1,81,000, while Kapoor took the third spot for ₹1,76,000.
Mithun Mahesh (8th, ₹35,400), Tanmay Benara (9th, ₹26,520), Rubin Labroo (17th, ₹13,560), Amar Iyer (27th, ₹9,360), Bounty Builder runner-up, Pratibh Saluja (30th, ₹8,160), Nitin Arora (34th, ₹8,160) and Sahil Mahboobani (36th, ₹8,160) were some notable names who made it in the money.
Players like Siddhanth Kripalani (49th), Vishnu Khandelwal (57th), FTS 2.0 Main Event winner, Siddharth Karia (64th), Manish Lakhotia (68th), and Sanat Mehrotra (70th) were also seen grinding at this tourney but left empty-handed.
PokerStars’ Bounty Builder HR was an intense tourney that witnessed 128 entries fighting hard for the title spot. The top 13 places finished in the money and the min-cash stood ₹11,980.
Sanket Banerjee aka ‘superjericho300’ and Pratibh Saluja, ended the tourney in a deal with each cashing ₹1,08,798 in prize money. Banerjee also pocketed ₹1,16,484 while Saluja pocketed ₹31,226 in bounty money.
Amarylisa Gonsalves is a Content Writer at Gutshot Magazine. Advancing from a marketing background, she found her calling in writing. She takes delight in exploring genres and is a curious learner. Patient and ambivert, she believes in letting her work speak for itself. Apart from content writing, she finds solace in writing poetry by manifesting herself through words. Additionally, she adores indulging in drawing and DIY crafts.
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