Day 4 at the Final Table Series was no less than a battleground with top players battling it out for the top spots. Though the Day did not witness a marquee FTS event, the action remained unparalleled as the initial guarantees of all events were crushed Let’s run through the action of Day 4:
FTS #14 was the first tourney of the day. It witnessed 1,573 entries battling it out, out of which the top 151 places finished in the money. The initial guarantee was crushed as the final prize pool stood at ₹7,86,500. The min-cash stood at ₹1,384.
Arun Sriram aka ‘vazharmorghulis’ shipped the event for ₹1,43,143, while Shubham Agarwal aka ‘ATCBakchod’ finished second for ₹86,593.
FTS #15 witnessed the initial guarantee being crushed as the final prize pool stood at ₹7,77,000. The top 63 places out of the 777 entries made it in the money and the min-cash stood at ₹3,379.
India Online Poker Championship (IOPC) January 2022 Main Event winner and Gutshot’s February 2022 emagazine cover star Amit Gehani aka ‘Kavipri’ nailed this event and laughed his way to the bank with ₹1,31,400. Anuj Dagar aka ‘hello_tibbe’ finished at the runner-up spot for ₹1,13,742.
Talking about his victory Gehani says, “I was ninth when the FT of nine was set. I was third when the final three were left on the FT. However, I managed to bounce back and I had to win it. It is always an amazing feeling to win a tournament.”
The FTS #16 Double Stack was the biggest tourney of the day with the final prize pool crushing the advertised guarantee and standing at ₹32,76,000. The ₹4,400 buy-in event witnessed 819 entries of which the top 79 places finished in the money. The min-cash stood at ₹11,138.
Dev Mittal aka ‘cashcrop’ shipped the event for an impressive ₹6,28,664. At the runner-up spot Rajat Sharma aka ‘NoPrisoners’ walked away with ₹3,94,430.
Mittal recalls Phil Hellmuth’s quote as he recalls his victory saying, “If there wasn’t luck involved, I would win every time.”
FTS #11 witnessed the top 63 places out of the 769 entries taking home a portion of the final prize pool which stood at ₹11,53,500. The min-cash stood at ₹5,017.
Aayush Aggarwal aka ‘Chemdawg’ and Rahul Lal aka ‘Vasili Arkhipov’ ended the tourney in a deal to take home ₹1,60,179 and ₹1,52,418 respectively.
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