Mondays are usually considered to be a holiday for poker players and yesterday was no different. However, more players took a break yesterday as the India Online Poker Championship (IOPC), the mega poker festival, concluded on Sunday. However, Indian poker platforms still hosted high-value events and crowned several players winners. Keep reading to know more about the action that went down yesterday.
Spartan Poker’s Recharge tournament had 437 entries in total, comprising 216 unique players, 85 re-entries and 136 rebuys. The top 39 players made it in the money in this ₹2,200 buy-in event. The min-cash stood at ₹6,031. The advertised guarantee got crushed, and the final prize pool stood at ₹8,74,000. The event was shipped by a mystery player who goes by the moniker ‘Rids1.’ This Blitzpoker player cashed ₹1,75,237. The runner-up in this event was Manish Ranjan aka ‘diamond101’, who pocketed ₹1,16,504.
Adda52’s ₹2,400 buy-in Iron Man is a staple poker event. The top 38 players made it in the money. The min-cash stood at ₹4,800. The tournament was shipped by Himanshu Kataria aka ‘StupidCommonMan’, who took home ₹1,43,426. The runner-up in this event was Abhishek Mandal aka ‘abhisekchem86’, who cashed ₹1,39,628 in prize money. So far, this month has been quite significat for Kataria as he shipped Adda52’s The Mint a few days ago for ₹3.34 Lakh and a week ago he shipped The Texas Hold’em Championship (THC) on PokerBaazi which was a megastack event. Kataria cashed ₹2,65,000. He was alos quite active on the live felts of Casino Vegas during the India Poker Championship Megastacks May 2022. Kataria participated in 25K Kick-Off event, 20 Lakh Freeroll, and the 15K Mystery Bounty.
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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