Sunday nights on the virtual poker felts are known to be power-packed ones, and with the India Online Poker Championship (IOPC) underway, the action on the virtual felts had to be bombastic. Several notable grinders as well as some new names were seen grinding to get their hands on the coveted IOPC titles. Here’s what went down on Day 4 of IOPC.
IOPC #22 was the first tournament of the day and saw a player field of 412 unique entries, 142 re-entries and 339 rebuys, out of which the top 79 places made it in the money. The min-cash at this tourney stood at ₹1,530.
Ratul Steves aka ‘Atriohm’ topped the table and cashed ₹86,355. At the runner-up spot, Ashish Kaushik aka ‘mmonas’ was the runner-up for ₹54,180.
The advertised guarantee of this event was surpassed and the final prize pool stood at ₹9,44,000. 251 entries, 59 re-entries and 162 rebuys. The top 39 places made it in the money and the min-cash stood at ₹6,513.
The initial guarantee of this event was surpassed and the final prize pool stood at ₹7,81,000. 781 totale entries (396 entries, 96 re-entries and 289 rebuys) battled it out for the title spot. The top 71 places finished in the money and the min-cash stood at ₹2,967.
Neeraj Tomar aka ‘UnsafeChoice’ nailed the tourney and added ₹1,50,733 to his bankroll. Sanish Chhabra aka ‘Sanish21’ finished second for ₹94,969.
IOPC #25 was a PLO 6 Cards event which saw 274 entries, 90 re-entries and 300 rebuys. The final prize pool stood at ₹3,98,400. The top 47 places made it in the money and the min-cash stood at ₹2,270.
Vinay Rajpal aka ‘BeepBeepImaJeep’ nailed the event and had a payday of ₹77,648. Mystery player ‘Gulrushil’ was the runner-up for ₹49,321.
Sunday Prime crushed its initial guarantee impressively as the final prize pool stood at ₹69,20,000. 692 total entries (330 entries, 150 re-entries and 212 rebuys) slogged hard for the top spot. The min-cash stood at ₹26,296 and the top 71 places finished in the money.
Srihari Bang aka ‘bangbang99’ shipped the event for ₹13,35,560, while the runner-up, Karan Radia aka ‘Majestic’ had a payday of ₹8,41,472.
Sunday Spotlight indeed grabbed all the limelight as 785 ((398 entries, 119 re-entries and 268 rebuys) total entries were fighting for the title spot. The final prize pool of ₹27,47,500 surpassed the initial guarantee. The top 71 places made it in the money and the min-cash stood at ₹10,440.
Mystery player ‘chiku16’ topped the table and cashed ₹5,30,267. Another unknown player ‘ideludeyou’ pocketed ₹3,34,096 at the runner-up spot.
IOPC #28 Blaze (Day 2) was one of the marquee tournaments of the series. The initial guarantee was crushed and the final prize pool was a humongous figure of ₹1,83,76,000. The top 327 places were paid. Out of the 334 survivors, 235 were unique entries, and 99 were re-entries. The min-cash stood at ₹14,700.
IOPC January 2021 Millionaire Legends and Mastermind winner Aniket Waghmare aka ‘TakingSouls’ shipped the tourney for ₹31,23,920. IOPC July 2021 leaderboard topper Anuj Yadav aka ‘tittooTauji’ finished at the runner-up spot, for ₹18,92,728.
This event had 525 survivors (392 surviving entries and 133 re-entries) who battled it out for the top spots. All the surviving players got paid in this marquee tournament. And the min-cash paid was ₹1,500.
IOPC July 2021 leaderboard topper Anuj Yadav aka ‘tittooTauji’ and mystery player ‘Skylark77’ ended the tourney in a deal. Yadav pocketed ₹3,98,614, and the latter claimed ₹3,17,185 in prize money.
IOPC #30 surpassed its initial guarantee to offer a final p[rize pool of ₹10,22,000. The top 87 places were paid. The event had a pretty strong player field of 1,022 entries (453 entries, 168 re-entries and 401 rebuys). The min-cash stood at ₹3,168.
Sanket Arora aka ‘GentleMonster’ and Nachiketa Jha aka ‘KnowsBleed’ ended the tourney in a deal. Arora took a pay cheque of ₹1,66,776 and Jha cashed ₹1,50,758.
Amarylisa Gonsalves is a Content Writer at Gutshot Magazine. Advancing from a marketing background, she found her calling in writing. She takes delight in exploring genres and is a curious learner. Patient and ambivert, she believes in letting her work speak for itself. Apart from content writing, she finds solace in writing poetry by expressing herself through words. Additionally, she adores indulging in anything that satisfies her creative self, like drawing and DIY crafts.
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