Friday is the perfect warm-up day for poker players ahead of the busy weekend grind. Most online poker platforms hosted their staple tournaments on Friday night. Well-known players like Sanjay Taneja, Suresh Kolli, Rajat Sharma, among others, clinched winning titles yesterday. Keep reading further to know what action unfolded yesterday.
The Ultimate Value Series (UVS) Futuristic tournament on Spartan Poker was shipped by Vineeth Bolar aka ‘Luckywinner.’ Bolar cashed ₹1,96,809 in prize money. The tournament had 1,014 entries in total and the top 95 players made it in the money. A min-cash of ₹3,540 was paid at this event.
The Elite tournament on Spartan Poker had 288 entries in total. The advertised guarantee of this tourney was surpassed and the final prize pool stood at ₹28,80,000. Sanjay Taneja, one of the most popular names in the Indian poker circuit, nailed this tournament like a pro. The top 27 players made it in the money and the min-cash stood at ₹28,800.
The Ballers tournament on Adda52 was a ₹7,500 buy-in event. The tournament was a deal between Lavesh Meena aka ‘lavesh7’ and anonymous player ‘messironaldo007.’ Lavesh cashed ₹4,52,636 in prize money while the mystery player took home ₹4,50,739. The tournament had 316 entries in total and the top 34 players made it in the money. A min-cash of ₹15,750 was paid.
• Total entries: 316
• Buy-In: ₹7,500
• Places paid: 34
• Min-Cash: ₹15,750
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This tournament on PokerBaazi was a ₹11,000 buy-in event. 125 entries battled it out for the top spot. The advertised guarantee of this event was surpassed and the final prize pool stood at ₹12,50,000. The top 15 players made it in the money and the min-cash paid was ₹20,000. Online reg Suresh Kolli aka ‘oil_trader’ won this event and added ₹3,35,000 to his bankroll.
The Indian Micro Poker Series (IMPS) on PokerBaazi is going full steam. The IMPS #96 Highroller event had 506 entries in total and the top 63 players made it in the money. The advertised guarantee of this ₹3,300 buy-in event was surpassed and the final prize pool stood at ₹15,18,000. A min-cash of ₹5,616 was paid. The tournament was shipped by Prabhat Kumar aka ‘prabhat2810.’ He cashed ₹2,12,000 in prize money.
The Uppercut tournament in the INCOOP series was a ₹4,400 buy-in event. The advertised guarantee of this tournament was surpassed by a thin margin and the final prize pool stood at ₹12,16,000. Uppercut had 304 entries in total and the top 35 players made it in the money. A min-cash of ₹5,089 was paid in this tourney. This progressive bounty event was a deal between Rajat Sharma aka ‘sharabikebabi’ and mystery player ‘kidwithim.’ Sharma thickened his bankroll by ₹1,00,151 while the anonymous player took home ₹1,00,150 in prize money. Sharma received a bounty of ₹1,42,375 while the mystery player added ₹28,187 in bounty money.
Manthra Koliyer is a writer at Gutshot Magazine. She has an affinity for seeing the world through people’s eyes. With a bubbly fun personality, you can always catch her chatting with anyone she comes across. Holding an English Literature degree from Wilson College, Mumbai, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism from Asian College of Journalism, this pop culture fanatic is ready to take on the world with a pen, paper, and microphone. She also actively works on her personal blog called namasteyconvict.blogspot.com, where for a moment she lets you into her drama-filled world.
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