The online felts were buzzing with activity last night. Many high-value tournaments were hosted yesterday and players fought tooth and nail to grab top spots. Among the night’s top winners were Sanket Arora, Avish Sharma, Manish Lakhotia, Sanish Chhabra, and Rony Chowdhury. Read below for more details on the action.
Spartan Poker’s Sunday Superstack tournament had a massive ₹35 Lakh guarantee. The tournament welcomed a total of 419 entries and had a buy-in of ₹11,000. The event was a success and the final prize pool reached ₹41,90,000 which crushed the advertised guarantee. The top 39 players made the money and the min-cash stood at ₹28,911. Avish Sharma aka ‘thehorse7’ shipped the tournament for a whopping ₹8,40,095. The runner-up was player Vikash Kumar aka ‘Davill’ who walked away with ₹5,58,527 in his pockets.
This event welcomed a total of 519 entries. The buy-in stood at ₹3,300 and the initial guarantee was surpassed by a slim margin. The final prize pool was ₹15,57,000. Players in the top 47 places finished in the money and the min-cash was ₹8,874. Online reg Sanket Arora aka ‘GentleMonster’ clinched the title for ₹3,03,459. Unnikrishnan Nair aka ‘swimminwdafishies’ was the runner-up who walked away with ₹1,92,756 in prize money.
Adda52 just concluded its Nano Poker Series and crowned its Nano Main Event (ME) champion last night. This event had a ₹25 Lakh guarantee and 187 players locked horns for the top spot. There were 187 survivors in the ME. In the end, the top 186 places were paid and the min-cash paid was ₹4,677. Online reg Manish Lakhotia aka ‘newkidpoker’ nailed the tournament and walked away ₹4,01,884 richer. The runner-up was Shobhit Jaiswal aka ‘pinkfloyd’ who added ₹2,90,537 to his bankroll.
PokerBaazi’s SuperStack was a massive hit with 499 entries participating in the event. The ₹5,500 buy-in tournament crushed its original guarantee and the final prize pool stood at ₹24,95,000. The top 63 places were paid and the min-cash was ₹9,230. The tournament ended in a deal between Rony Chowdhury aka ‘bisadip176’ and Vinay Rajpal aka ‘vinay09.’ Chowdhury grabbed the bigger share of the prize pool i.e. ₹4,21,000 while Rajpal walked away with ₹4,04,000 in prize money.
PokerStars’ Sunday Special had 235 entries and a guarantee of ₹15 Lakh. The buy-in was ₹5,500 and the top 27 players were paid. The min-cash stood at ₹9,729. Online reg Sanish Chhabra aka ‘sneakysani’ won the tournament. He scored ₹1,64,290 in bounty money and ₹1,54,998 from the regular prize pool. The runner-up was Gokul Raj aka ‘Haxton Jr’ who scored ₹17,578 in bounty and ₹1,54,997 in prize money.
The Sunday Highroller on PokerStars had 87 entries. The event had a buy-in of ₹11,000. Players in the top 11 places finished in the money and the min-cash stood at ₹29,464. The tournament was shipped by Atishay Samuel aka ‘momstacos’ who went home with ₹2,38,966 in his pocket. The runner-up was India Online Poker Championship (IOPC) January 2021 Main Event winner Laksh Pal Singh aka ‘b00mtr00p3r’ who took home ₹1,83,733 in prize money.
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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