Sunday nights on the virtual felts are always action-packed and with the India Online Poker Championship (IOPC) taking place, the action only got more intense. The online felts were buzzing with energy as eight power-packed games were hosted which kept poker players up and running. Let’s do a quick recap of last night’s blazing poker action.
The first tournament of the day witnessed 997 entries as the initial guarantee was surpassed to generate a final prize pool of ₹4,98,500. The top 79 places made it in the money and the min-cash at this tourney stood at ₹1,694.
Ankur Aryan aka ‘showstopper89’ lived up to his username as he lifted the title for ₹95,662. At the runner-up spot, mystery player ‘The Cincinnati Kid’ walked away for ₹60,019.
IOPC #20 surpassed its advertised guarantee to generate a final prize pool of ₹9,96,000. The top 39 places of the 498 entries finished in the money. The min-cash stood at ₹6,872. Nishant Kumar aka ‘RektKing’ shipped the tourney and added ₹1,57,533 to his bankroll. Online reg Ritwik Khanna aka ‘Fisherman1997’ finished second for ₹1,48,264.
IOPC # 20 was a 6-cards Pot-Limit Omaha (PLO) game. It saw the participation of 686 entries, out of which the top 47 places finished in the money. The prize pool at this tourney stood at ₹4,11,600 and the min-cash stood at ₹2,346.
Karan Radia aka ‘Majestic’ who also shipped IOPC #14 on Saturday nailed this tourney for a second consecutive victory for ₹80,221. FTS 3.0 leaderboard winner Vinay Rajpal was the runner-up as he took home ₹50,956 in prize money.
The Sunday Prime was a heavy-duty tourney as it crushed its initial guarantee massively to generate a final prize pool of ₹71,80,000. The top 71 places out of the 718 entries made it in the money. The min-cash stood at ₹27,284. Well-known grinder Siddhanth Kripalani aka ‘PluRibu$’ shipped the tourney for an attractive figure of ₹12,09,226. Jayant Darokar aka ‘hiker53’ finished at the runner-up spot for ₹10,49,602.
Sunday Spotlight crushed its advertised guarantee and generated a final prize pool worth ₹28,66,500. The top 79 places out of the 819 entries took home a portion of the prize pool and the min-cash stood at ₹9,746. Saurabh Rohila aka ‘darksider’ topped the table and pocketed 5,50,081. Harsh Dembla aka ‘aaja maal phuka’ finished second for ₹3,45,127.
This event was the biggest tournament of Sunday night. The colossal prize pool made sure all the heavy-weights were grinding hard for the top spot. The initial guarantee was crushed and the final prize pool stood at ₹1,89,36,000. After multiple starting flights, the top 327 places out of the 342 survivors made it in the money. The min-cash stood at 15,148.
Kanchan Sharma aka ‘Midge Maisel’ nailed the title and laughed her way to the bank with ₹17,98,906 and Amit Kaushik aka ‘deshominisation’ cashed ₹16,13,633 for his second place finish.
Day 2 of IOPC D’Lite also took place last night. The event witnessed 587 surviving entries, out of which the top 585 entries finished in the money. The final prize pool stood at ₹31,38,500 and the min-cash stood at ₹1,255.
Ankit Bajaj aka ‘ON_MY_MAC’ and a mystery player called ‘Aapka Apna’ ended the tourney with a deal. Bajaj added ₹3,56,413 to his bankroll, while the mystery player took a pay cheque of ₹3,49,436.
This event was the last tourney of the night. The tourney had 948 entries, out of which the top 87 places finished in the money. The final prize pool surpassed the initial guarantee to stand at ₹9,48,000. The min-cash paid was ₹2,938. Ashit Sharma aka ‘D. Carwin1’ clinched the title for ₹1,81,542. Anonymous player ‘elbedonk’ finished second for ₹1,13,002.
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 manifesting herself through words. Additionally, she adores indulging in drawing and DIY crafts.
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