Friday surely was a day to celebrate as a bunch of high-value tournaments were conducted by online poker platforms. Mohit Mehta and Vivekk Dube continued their winning spree as they shipped The Ballers and Futuristic tournaments respectively. Sagar Choudhury shipped the biggest tournament of the night, The Elite for a whopping ₹4,75,053.
Keep reading to know more about who defeated whom and about all the action that went down yesterday.
Among the tournaments that took place on Spartan Poker yesterday, The Elite tournament offered the highest guarantee. This tournament had 269 entries in total and it was a deal between Sagar Choudhury and Akshat Sharma. Choudhury aka ‘maniacmachi’ fired three bullets and had a chip lead. He took home ₹4,75,053 in prize money while Sharma cashed ₹4,48,538.
The top 31 players were paid a min-cash of ₹26,400. The bubble boy in this ₹11,000 buy-in tournament was Aditya Agarwal. The final table of this tournament had Meet Jariwala (3rd, ₹4,39,307), Ashish Munot (5th, ₹1,93,200), Aman Parakh (6th, ₹1,46,700), Arjanveer Singh Chadha (7th, ₹1,07,100) and Vivekk Dube (8th, ₹78,300).
Players who made it in the money were Abhishek Milan Chinya (9th, ₹64,800), Siddhanth Kripalani (19th, ₹64,800), Armaan Kochhar (11th, ₹54,900), Siddharth Singhvi (14th, ₹44,400), Yudhishter Jaswal fired three bullets (39,900), Ankit Wadhawan (17th, ₹39,900), Manish Lakhotia fired two bullets (20th, ₹35,400), Goonjan Mall (22nd, ₹32,400), Naresh Veeravalli fired two bullets (29th, ₹26,400) among others.
The Futuristic tournament on Spartan Poker witnessed a massive 915 entries fighting it out. The top 135 players in this tournament were paid a min-cash of ₹2,278. This ₹880 buy-in Futuristic event was shipped by Vivekk Dube aka ‘MI7’. Dube fired two bullets and grabbed a prize money of ₹1,86,945.
Dube continued his winning spree as he previously shipped the ₹20 Lakh Superstack tourney on PokerBaazi. Dube received ₹5,26,000 in prize money. The runner up in this tournament was Siddharth Pandey aka ‘champ-ak’ who cashed ₹1,31,865 in prize money.
Players who made it in the money in the Futuristic tournament were Vinayak Bajaj (11th, ₹13,175), Ashish Ahuja (12th, ₹11,787), Sanket Arora (21st, 7,160), Mayank Maruka (17th, ₹9,474) among others.
The Ballers tournament on Adda52 had a competitive field and this tourney was shipped by Mohit Mehta aka ‘thejokerrrr.’ Mehta who has been consistently grinding on online platforms took home ₹5,76,000 in prize money. The runner up in this tournament was Shalabh Bhansal who took home ₹3,43,125 in prize money.
A min-cash of ₹18,000 was paid to the top 30 players. Players who made it in the money were Surbhit Grover (3rd, ₹2,58,750), Manish Lakhotia (10th, ₹33,750), Rahul Jain (12th, ₹33,750), Pawan Tez (16th, ₹23,625), Arjanveer Singh Chadha (25th, ₹18,000) among others.
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The Weekly Highroller tournament on PokerBaazi was a ₹12 Lakh event. The advertised guarantee was surpassed by a thin margin and a new prize pool of ₹12,70,000 was formed. The tournament was shipped by Karan Sitlani aka ‘collingwood.’ Sitlani added ₹3,40,000 to his bankroll. The tournament had 127 entries in total and the top 15 players were paid a min-cash of ₹20,320.
PokerStars hosted this ₹4,400 buy-in tournament. This bounty tournament ended in a deal between Umesh Sharma and Armaan Kochhar. Sharma fired two bullets while Kochhar fired four. Sharma aka ‘dhondu.chilll’ received ₹1,00,357 in prize money. Kocchar grabbed ₹1,00,356 from the prize pool. The tournament had 210 entries in total and the top 23 players were paid a min-cash of ₹7,332.
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