The action-packed weekend of India Online Poker Championship (IOPC) was filled with a lot of excitement and some fresh new winners. Here’s all that went down on this past Sunday.
The weekend started with the second flight for the Millionaire Legends with a buy-in of INR 27,500. The Day 1B flight witnessed player ‘Nkush’ bag the lead with 420,260 chips. Following close behind was player ‘Zenos’ with a finishing stack 363,290 chips.
The next tournament was the INR 6.75 Lakhs GTD tournament which had a buy-in of INR 2,200. A total of 321 entries entered the playing field out of which the top 31 walked away with a min-cash of INR 5,940. In level #44 of the game the two remaining players Abhiroop Gupta aka ‘Ron007’ and ‘Optimus_NK’ entered a deal on the pre-flop stage. Both walked away with a hefty sum of INR 1,21,085 and INR 1,17,797 respectively.
The Monster Stack tournament with its INR 5.75 Lakhs GTD and buy-in worth INR 880 crossed its promised prize pool and reached INR 6,16,800. The tournament saw a total of 771 entries out of which the top 63 entries took home a min-cash of INR 2,683. Player ‘MILKYBARKID’ defeated ‘Uk12’ to bag the first place and cashed INR 1,19,350.
The last flight for the Millionaire Legends Day 1C witnessed player Avinit Bagri aka ‘pushnpray17’ take the lead with a stack of 369,603 chips. While known player Kunal Patni aka ‘NutsTodayBluffTomo’ had the second highest chip lead with 341,210.
This tournament had a buy-in of 550 and had a total prize pool of INR 2,71,500 which surpassed its initial prize pool. The top 47 places were paid a min-cash of INR 1,547. It was ‘chemical1608’ who took the largest chunk of the money INR 46,573 after cracking a deal with player ‘Greko.’
With INR 60 Lakhs GTD, the Sunday Superstack was one of the biggest tournaments of the day and had total 1,024 entries. The buy-in of the tournament was INR 5,500 and the top 103 entries earned an impressive min-cash of INR 16,200. This tournament saw a three-way deal being struck between ‘fuddu,’ ‘superchor89,’ and ‘Sands Myth.’ It was player ‘fuddu’ who went home with INR 9,64,951, the largest share of the prize money.
This tournament had a field of 457 entries from which top 39 entries were paid a min-cash of INR 9,832. The tournament was brought to a close after a showdown between Anurag Srivastava aka ‘TheDarkKnightReturns‘ and ‘asg123.’ Srivastava took a pay cheque of INR 2,85,712.
The final tournament of the day had a buy-in of INR 1,100 with 902 entries in total. Out of these, the top 79 walked home with a min of INR 3,315. The tournament ended in a deal and Sanchit Pande aka ‘American Airlines‘ walked away with INR 1,57,127 in winnings. Player Akshay Dhingra aka ‘Sp3wdi3pi3‘ took home INR 1,47,365 and was the runner-up of the tournament.
The Millionaire Legends started at 10 PM yesterday on January 24 and was paused after six players made it to the final table with Kartik Ved leading the way, for the full information on the final table click here. To stay updated on all IOPC Jan 2021 news, keep reading GutshotMagazine.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Telegram.
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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