Poker players were super excited as the tournaments on Friday night kick-started amid high energy. With highrollers and other high-value tournaments taking place, many players flocked the virtual felts to battle it out. Yesterday’s winners were Ram Kakkar, Vinayak Bajaj, Amol Agarwal while other online regs just made it in the money. Here’s a recap of yesterday’s action.
The Elite on Spartan Poker was stormed by many online regs. The tournament had 250 entries and the buy-in was ₹11,000. The advertised guarantee was crushed and the final prize pool stood at ₹25,00,000. The top 23 places made the money and the min-cash was ₹29,000. The top spot was grabbed by Vinayak Bajaj aka ‘haayegarmi’ who struck a deal with FTS 3.0 Friday Special winner Haider Madraswala aka ‘Callmebabe.’ They took home ₹4,93,611 and ₹4,81,388 in prize money, respectively.
Spartan Poker’s UVS Special Futuristic tournament welcomed a total of 1,073 entries. The buy-in of the event was ₹880 and players in the top 95 places made the money. The min-cash stood at ₹2,950. The event ended in a showdown between two mystery players. ‘elbedonk’ shipped the title for ₹1,90,800. The runner-up was ‘Maati’ who took home ₹1,17,800 in prize money.
Players flocked to Adda52 on Friday night as the poker platform hosted its marquee event, The Ballers. There were 307 total entries who participated in this ₹7,500 buy-in tournament. Players in the top 34 places finished in the money. The min-cash stood at ₹15,750. Poker player Ram Kakkar aka ‘mowgumotu’ stole the top spot and added ₹5,62,500 to his bankroll. Right after him, in the runner-up position was player Ayush Garg aka ‘lazyman’ who walked home with ₹3,40,875.
The Weekly Highroller on PokerBaazi welcomed 118 total entries. The tournament had a buy-in of ₹11,000 and many well-known players slogged hard to grab the numero uno spot.In the end, the top 15 places were paid. The min-cash stood at ₹19,200. Mystery player ‘swaroopvajrapu’ shipped the tournament and took home ₹3,22,000 in prize money. Suneeth Kalmandy aka ‘suneethkalmady’ was the runner-up and took home ₹2,25,000.
PokerStars also witnessed high octane drama on its virtual felts. The Super Highroller event had 101 entries and the buy-in stood at ₹12,500. Players in the top 13 places finished in the money and the min-cash was ₹37,125. The tournament ended in a deal between Anmol Agarwal aka ‘freak_weird0’ and Shravan Chhabria aka ‘lukBo$$13.’ They both took home ₹3,05,560 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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