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Manthra Koliyer
Posted on 31 May, 2022
By Manthra Koliyer
On 31 May, 2022
By Manthra Koliyer
On 31 May, 2022

List Of All IOPC Main Event Winners

India Online Poker Championship (IOPC), one of India’s most prestigious online poker tournament series is arriving soon in a much bigger and bolder avatar. IOPC’s special 10th edition promises guaranteed prize money of INR 28 Crores. Now that is an enormous amount, isn’t it?

IOPC leaderboard is much bigger and will give you rewards worth INR 1 Crore GTD. We present to you the previous IOPC Main Event players, who will inspire you to ace you poker game and to be one of the champions who shine bright in the IOPC Hall Of Fame.

Abhishek Jalan

He was the first-ever IOPC Main Event crusher. At the tender age of 21, Jalan played some of his best poker hands at the Chambers Poker Room in Kolkata, opted for a heads-up deal with Keshav Chadha. Jalan walked away with 3.78 Lakh after shipping the inaugural Rounders Poker Championship 25K Main Event. This Varanasi-based player is one of the first mascots of the IOPC series. The last time we saw him was at the India Poker Championship Megastacks event hosted in Jhapa, Nepal. Jalan was spotted getting massages and grinding in almost all the events that was hosted in the Megastacks series.

Nitin Jain

Sometime in March 2021, the entire Indian poker industry was talking about a boxing match between poker pro Aditya Agarwal and Nitin Jain aka ‘DarkWorld.’ The latter is the IOPC January 2017 Main Event crusher who pocketed ₹7,30,000 in prize money. He is an online reg who had several in the money finishes in online tournaments and two title clinches. Jain shipped The Millionaire – Day 2 (1 Crore GTD) on Spartan Poker for a massive ₹19,49,947 while the other was the IOPC ME victory.

Yash Brijwasi

Among some of the winners from the earlier editions of IOPC is Yash Brijwasi who shipped the fourth edition of IOPC. He clinched the title and took a share of ₹37.5 Crore which was one of the heftiest prize pools that IOPC offered. He defeated the ‘bulldog’ and walked away with a prize money that was only a dream for the past three edition winners.

Sangeeth Mohan

Sangeeth Mohan aka SaMoh is one of the most well-known players in the Indian poker circuit. He won the IOPC Main Event #52 INR 1 Crore GTD in July 2018 and bagged prize money worth INR 19.29 Lakh. Here’s what Sangeeth Mohan mentioned about his gameplay last year, “I only played the Main Event that year because I was playing cash online and I had screen space open for one more table. I decide to autopilot it on the side while I was playing cash. In a few hours, my cash tables broke and I realized I was deep in the tournament and focused on it only after that.”

Ashish Munot

Ashish Munot won the title of IOPC Main Event winner in January 2019. Among the 1,354 entries, Ashish Munot turned out to be the winner and took away a massive amount of INR 37.50 Lakhs in prize money.

Srihari Bang

The youngest poker pro in town, Srihari Bang aka banbang99 became the cynosure of attention when he won the 2019 IOPC Millionaire that took place in July. He took home INR 48.56 Lakhs. Here’s what Srihari Bang has to say about his experience, “IOPC has been uplifting and setting new high standards for the Indian poker every year. Always excited to be a part of this.”

Anurag Srivastava

Anurag Srivastava aka Norman Bates won the IOPC Millionaire Maine Event among 3,490 entries and won more INR 59 Lakh. Talking about his victory, Srivastava says, “IOPC January 2020 was a great experience for me, it was also a very good start for the year. Hope to have a good IOPC in January 2021 also. The previous IOPC had a bunch of good value tournaments.”

Harshit Sanghi

Harshit Sanghi aka ‘HeroCaller’ is the winner of IOPC Main Event that took place in July 2020. The poker pro climbed the winning ladder pretty fast and took home a whopping INR 47+ Lakh.

These poker pros and their winnings will go down in history and will surely prove to be a robust source of inspiration for the aspiring poker players in the country. If you wish to be an IOPC Main Event winner, then hone your skills and play the upcoming IOPC tournament series.

Laksh Pal Singh

Laksh Pal Singh aka ‘LuckyBhai$’ ruled the virtual felts of Spartan Poker when he shipped the IOPC January 2021 Main Event after crushing the title for a prize of ₹51.8 Lakhs. Among the top 695 survivors, it was Singh who clinched the ME title and added the prestigious IOPC title to his name.

Vaibhav Temani

Vaibhav Temani aka ‘AllinPavBhaji’ nailed The Crown Main Event in July 2021. Temani’s victory in a heads up against poker god Aditya Agarwal was what dreams were made of. He pocketed a gigantic prize money of ₹57,26,064, a gold badge, a diamond badge, a coveted diamond studded 18K gold crown and won the ultimate title after bouncing back from the fourth position.

Amit Gehani

The last person to have this title to their name was banker cum poker player Amit Gehani. This Dubai-based player pocketed ₹56,40,288, his a career-best online score and became a star overnight after he walked away with a diamond studded 18K gold crown.

You can check out the IOPC schedule and all about the amazing prizes that the upcoming IOPC will have here. To know more about the upcoming IOPC, keep reading GutshotMagazine.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Telegram.

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