The poker action on the online felts raged on with many players grinding on platforms like Spartan Poker, PokerBaazi, Adda52, and PokerStars. Players brought their A-game, and many battled their way to the top. Among the players who clinched winning titles included names like Mohit Mehta, Himanshu Kataria, Yash Chitre, and IOPC July 2021 leaderboard topper Anuj Yadav. Here’s the full lowdown from last night’s action.
The Mega Stack event on Spartan Poker drew in a total of 574 entries. Out of which 268 were unique entries, 104 re-entries, and 202 were re-buys. The tournament had a buy-in of ₹3,300 and an advertised guarantee of ₹18 Lakh. The top 55 places made the money, and the min-cash paid was ₹8,820. The event was shipped by Mohit Mehta aka ‘thejoker’ who had a payday of ₹3,49,200. The runner-up was a mystery player called ‘Zeusneverlose’ who added ₹2,21,400 to his bankroll.
The Mint on Adda52 had an advertised guarantee of ₹14 Lakh which was surpassed. The final prize pool stood at ₹15,57,501. The buy-in of the tournament was ₹3,850 and there were a total of 445 entries (234 unique entries and 211 re-entries). In the end, players who made it to the top 49 spots were paid and a min-cash of ₹8,566 was given. Clinching the title was an anonymous player called ‘VishuChi’ who walked away with ₹3,81,588 in prize money. The player beat Bollywood actor cum poker player Siddhanth Kapoor aka ‘bullzeyepower’ who went home with ₹2,25,838 in prize money.
The Texas Hold’em Championship (THC) on PokerBaazi hosted the Megastack tournament with a buy-in of ₹1,100. The tournament crushed its initial guarantee and the final prize pool stood at ₹19,95,000. A massive 1,995 entries (957 unique players and 1,038 re-entries) locked horns for the top spot. Players who finished in the top 323 places walked home with a min-cash of ₹1,790. A deal was struck between Himanshu Kataria aka ‘himkat’ and Sahil Mahboobani aka ‘ImHighIshove.’ Kataria took home a prize money of ₹2,65,000 and Mahboobani added ₹2,42,000 to his bankroll.
PokerBaazi hosted its classic Tuesday night tournament—The Endeavour. The event which had an initial guarantee of ₹12 Lakh saw its final prize pool scale up to ₹12,63,000. A total of 361 entries participated in the event, out of which 183 were unique players and 178 were re-entries. The top 45 places were paid and a min-cash of ₹7,080 was paid. Yash Chitre aka ‘Riraizer’ shipped the event for ₹2,65,000. Mystery player ‘borntrouble’ was the runner-up who took a pay cheque of ₹1,86,000.
The Bounty Builder on PokerStars had a ₹10 Lakh guarantee and a total of 108 entries (62 unique players and 46 re-entries). The top 11 places were paid in the ₹7,700 buy-in event. The min-cash paid was ₹16,057. Poker pro Anuj Yadav aka ‘brockLesnar95’ shipped the event and scored ₹1,07,290 in bounty money and won ₹1,29,272 from the regular prize pool. It was Arjanveer Singh Chadha aka ‘ballistik310’ who was the runner-up of the event. He scored ₹5,250 in bounty money and ₹1,29,272 from the regular prize pool.
Donna Amo was a writer at Gutshot Magazine. She is a graduate from Sophia College of Women, Mumbai with a degree in English Literature. When this October born foodie is not writing content or poetry, she spends her time laughing at memes or watching series. Based out of Mizoram, she is drawn to all things nature and has a soft spot for puppies.
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