Republic Day might have been a holiday for the Indian population, but poker players were up and grinding. The ongoing India Online Poker Championship (IOPC) kept the players on their toes. If yesterday’s action is proof then Karan Radia is on a winning streak. This player shows no signs of slowing. Several other players also clinched top titles and had their moment in the limelight. Keep reading further to know more about yesterday’s IOPC action.
Day 7 of IOPC Jan 2022 was a ₹550 buy-in event. The tournament had 831 entries in total. The top 39 players took a slice from the prize pool. A min-cash of ₹2,866 was paid. The advertised guarantee of this event was surpassed and the final prize pool stood at ₹4,15,500. The tournament was a deal between mystery user ‘Vipannn’ and Prabhas Sharma aka ‘Baba_Tufaani.’ While the mystery player cashed ₹76,118, Sharma had a payday of ₹62,576.
This event had 408 entries in total. The top 31 players made it in the money. A min-cash of ₹7,180 was paid in this ₹2,200 buy-in event. The advertised guarantee of this event was crushed and the final prize pool came up to ₹8,16,000. The tournament was a deal between Saahib Bawa aka ‘Str8$$$Homey’ and a mystery player who goes by the moniker ‘Sammyy.’ Bawa cashed ₹1,46,538 while the anonymous player took home ₹1,18,260.
The event was a ₹770 buy-in affair. The tournament had 1,009 entries in total. The top 79 players made it in the money. A min-cash of ₹2,401 was paid. The final prize pool of this event was ₹7,06,300 which crushed the initial guarantee of ₹4.75 Lakh. This event was shipped by Karan Radia aka ‘Majestic’ who took home ₹1,35,539 in prize money. The runner-up was popular player, Siddharth Singhvi aka ‘PeterPunter’ who received a pay cheque of ₹85,039.
This ₹5,500 buy-in event had a massive 1,192 entries fighting hard for the top spot. The top 111 players made it in the money. A min-cash of ₹14,900 was paid. The advertised guarantee of this tournament was crushed by a decent margin and the final prize pool stood at ₹59,60,000. The event ended with Devang Yadav aka ‘THENERDGUY’ grabbing the biggest share of the prize pool i.e. ₹10,09,038. Punya Behera aka ‘madhumangal’ grabbed ₹8,02,802 in prize money.
This IOPC event had a strong player field of 1,152 entries. The advertised guarantee of this ₹1,650 buy-in event was surpassed and the final prize pool stood at ₹17,28,000. The top 103 players made it in the money. A min-cash of ₹4,665 was paid. The tournament was a deal between a mystery player who goes by the moniker ‘Aapka Apna’ and Akhilesh Chauhan aka ‘Ikk@5.’ The mystery player took home ₹2,73,470 while Chauhan cashed ₹2,54,088.
The last event of the day had a ₹2,200 buy-in. 660 entries fought for the title spot. The top 55 players made it in the money. A min-cash of ₹6,468 was paid. The advertised guarantee was surpassed and the final prize pool stood at ₹13,20,000. The event was shipped by Rishab Malik aka ‘NoChanc3’ who took home ₹2,56,080 in prize money. The runner-up was Anirudh Reddy aka ‘flash’ who had a payday of ₹1,62,360.
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