India Online Poker Championship (IOPC) January 2021 has seen a fantastic 16-day run so far. While the poker festival is almost coming to an end, the passion for the game is limitless. Here’s a summary of what transpired yesterday:
The massive buy-in of INR 1,05,000 did not deter the entrants from playing the INR 1.25 Crore GTD event and crushed the advertised prize pool with the final amount of INR 1,53,00,000. The top 17 places were paid a min-cash of INR 2,40,210. While a major portion of the Super High Roller was held on January 28, the best part of the tournament i.e. the final table was live streamed yesterday. The event saw Sriharsha Doddapaneni aka ‘Potato Player’ clinch the winner’s spot, walking away with INR 33,92,768 after a deal with Arsh Grover aka ‘BigggTymeR.’ For full details click here.
The 100th IOPC tournament recorded 623 entries. The buy-in for the tournament was INR 660. A min-cash of INR 2,205 was paid to the top 55 entries. The first-place win went to Amarjeet Singh Gandhi aka ‘superchor89’ who got INR 76,601 in winnings after he entered into a deal with player ‘LuckyWoolF.’
A total of 301 entries paid a buy-in of INR 2,200 to enter into this INR 6.25 Lakhs GTD IOPC tournament. But only the top 27 made the money, and took a min-cash of INR 6,250. A two-way deal was made between player ‘No Plan B’ and ‘pleasedontbet’ and both walked away with INR 1,31,583 and INR 1,00,291 respectively in prize money.
With a buy-in of INR 990, the tournament had a total 572 entries out of which a min-cash of INR 3,277 was given to the top 47 entries. After a long run, the final three players Yash Chitre aka ‘Babyshark10,’ ‘chemical1608,’ and ‘Chiefisback’ struck a three-way deal. It was Chitre who got the larger share and took home INR 89,918 while ‘chemical1608’ walked away with INR 76,098.
With a buy-in of INR 11,000 the fifth flight of the IOPC Main Event witnessed some hardcore action on the virtual felts. The tournament came to a close with ‘paddy314’ leading the lot with a chip stack of 216,686. Aditya Agarwal aka ‘Yennefer’ bagged the second position with a chip count of 198,305.
The TGIF tournament of the day recorded a high total of 1,281 entries. The original guarantee was surpassed by the final prize pool which stood at INR 19,21,500. Top 111 entries took home a min-cash of INR 4,803. ‘ONmyMAC‘ who defeated Vinayak Bajaj aka ‘haayegarmi’ to clinch the title and earn INR 3,62,971 in winnings. While Bajaj took home INR 2,21,164 in prize money.
The Elite had massive a prize pool. The tournament had 567 total entries. The buy-in for the tournament was INR 11,000 and the top 55 entries walked home with a min-cash of INR 29,400. Rajat Sharma aka ‘GoldSpot’ found himself in the lucrative first place and went home with INR 11,64,000 in the bank. Following him was Anmol Mehta aka ‘Anzzzzz’ who walked away with INR 7,38,000 in winnings.
The day concluded with Destiny IOPC Edition which had a buy-in of INR 2,200. The event had a turnout of 478 entries from which the top 39 were paid a min-cash of INR 6,900. The tournament ended in a deal between Kanav Parwal aka ‘SneakyBlinders’ and player ‘DONKA.’ Accordingly, Parwal took home INR 1,70,520 while ‘DONKA’ got INR 1,63,279 in winnings.
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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