India Online Poker Championship (IOPC) on Spartan Poker is moving ahead in full glory and with every passing day, players are clinching the coveted IOPC titles. The Republic Day grind was no different. The virtual felts got blazing hot with the Super High Roller tournament unfolding like a battle. Let’s take a look at yesterday’s action.
This event was shipped by Akshay Vohra for ₹63,361. The runner-up was Samay Singh Modi for 39,921. For those who know about The Player Hunt Season 2 winner, would know that he’s on a winning spree this IOPC edition. He has been grabbing headlines not just for his wins but even for the leaderbaord race. At the end of Day 8, Modi is number 4 on the IOPC Jan/Feb 2023 leaderboard. The young lad will be mentoring the players in the upcoming season of The Player Hunt on PokerHigh. Modi also marked his attendance at the IPC Megastacks May 2022 and we are waiting to see him ship live and online poker titles in the coming time.
Sumeet Rajpurohit struck a deal with a mystery player called ‘keepplaying’ to grab a pay cheque of ₹1,18,158. The anonymous player added ₹110661 to his bankroll.
Sanjay Mohan won this event for ₹89,361. A mystery player called ‘drilller’ turned runner-up for a payday of ₹56,762.
Vikas Yadav added a cool ₹1,68,360 to his bank account after nailing this IOPC title. Navdeep Sahi took the second place for ₹1,57,497.
Online reg Snehil Aggarwal took the Thursday Prime title for an impressive ₹8,29,967. The runner-up was a mystery player called ‘Bonomo888’ for ₹5,20,730. Aggarwal so far has shipped three IOPC titles and shows no sign of slowing down. We are keeping an eye on this pro to see how many titles he adds to his name this IOPC edition.
Does Ashish Munot need an introduction? Of course not! He’s a pro who has aced both online and live poker felts (domestic and international). This time around, he gave all his rivals a run for their money and shipped this coveted Super High Roller title for a massive ₹31,93,750. The second place went to Akshat Sharma for ₹22,00,000. Now that’s also an eye-catchy figure to win as well. Talking about the Super High Roller winner, Munot registered his largest cash of ₹34,59,744 in IOPC Jan 2022 edition when he came in second behind Amit Gehani. Munot is also an established live player. He won Event #17: ₱100,000 NLH 6 Handed for ₱1,362,800 (~₹19,34,362) at the Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) Manila 2022 by PokerStars LIVE. This massively popular player from the Indian circuit was also the WPT Prime Vietnam 2022 Main Event runner-up for $87,237 (~₹71,13,043). Munot had in 2019 shipped the WPT India Main Event title for an impressive ₹63,48,641.
Ayush Arora added the Thursday Spotlight to his kitty along with ₹4,20,064. The runner-up was poker pro Shardul Parthasarathi for a sum of ₹2,64,984. Parthasarathi made headlines last year with his international titles in live poker. The pro managed to impress everyone with his spectacular performances. Talking about the second place finisher, Parthasarathi Asian Poker Tour (APT) Hanoi Loyal 2022 Main Event for VND 1,929,250,000 (~₹64.82 Lakh). He also took down Super High Roller (SHR) event at the World Poker Tour (WPT) Prime Cambodia 2022 for $68,922 (~₹54.88 Lakh).
Vikram Mishra added an IOPC title after shipping this event for ₹2,12,740. Neeraj Sattawat settled for the runner-up spot for a prize money worth ₹1,34,200.
With a Masters Degree in Journalism and Communication, Mrinal Gujare currently is cruising through an exciting genre of writing and editing at Gutshot Magazine. Apart from being an Editor, Mrinal is an avid reader and a former contemporary dancer. She is also perennially hungry for intriguing scoops from across the globe. No holds barred is the rule Mrinal follows in life.
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