This Thursday, online poker platforms were buzzing with intense activity as brands hosted many high-value tournaments. With the weekend fast approaching, poker players were eager to clinch winning titles and add prize money to their bankrolls. Poker pros like Shardul Parthasarathi, Sanat Mehrotra, Anuj Yadav, and Abhishek Goindi were among the top winners. Here’s a full lowdown of the action.
Spartan Poker’s Trending Thursday witnessed a total of 432 entries and had a buy-in worth ₹5,500. The tournament surpassed its advertised guarantee. The final prize pool was ₹21,60,000. The top 39 players made the money, and the min-cash paid was ₹14,904. Online reg Shardul Parthasarathi aka ‘Caribbean Fox’ shipped the tournament for ₹4,33,080. Ashumi Parekh aka ‘ThePhoenix’ was the runner-up for ₹2,87,928.
The Godfather on Adda52 had a total of 392 entries. The ₹5,500 buy-in tournament was stormed with enthusiastic players. The top 43 players finished in the money. The min-cash was ₹13,750. Poker coach Abhishek Goindi aka ‘pomfret1989’ shipped the tournament for an impressive ₹6,20,000. The runner-up was Aniket Waghmare aka ‘anteman’ who took home ₹3,75,000 in prize money.
The Summit on PokerBaazi witnessed many players fighting for the title spot. The ₹8,250 buy-in event had a total of 250 entries. The original guarantee of the tournament was crushed and the final prize pool generated was ₹18,75,000. Players in the top 27 spots made the money and a min-cash of ₹15,560 was paid. IOPC July 2021 leaderboard topper Anuj Yadav aka ‘brockLesnar95’ had a payday of ₹4,41,000. Mystery player ‘anadimish’ was the runner-up for ₹3,10,000.
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PokerStars’ Highroller had 105 entries with a buy-in of ₹7,700. The top 13 places were paid and the min-cash stood at ₹21,800. The top spot was claimed by Sanat Mehrotra aka ‘durrsanta’ who pocketed ₹2,30,434 in prize money. Poker pro Gaurav Sood aka ‘3betPanda’ was the runner-up who added ₹1,77,057 to his bankroll.
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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