Adda52, PokerStars and PokerBaazi hosted high-value events last night. Although the Millionaire Series on Spartan Poker concluded yesterday, other poker platforms did not hold back with their marquee tournaments. Kartik Ved, Kunal Yadav, Vishnu Khandelwal, Anuj Yadav, Aditya Singh, Mukesh Surana among others, cashed big yesterday. Here’s a low down of all the action that unfolded yesterday on the virtual felts.
Adda52’s Mega Suits tournament had 501 entries, comprising 255 unique players and 246 re-entries. The advertised guarantee of this ₹5,500 buy-in event was surpassed and the final prize pool stood at ₹25,05,021. The top 55 players made it in the money. A min-cash of ₹11,273 was paid. The tournament was shipped by WSOP bracelet winner Kartik Ved aka ‘Pegasus1505’ who fired one bullet and secured the title and a pay cheque of ₹6,01,200. The runner-up was Kunal Yadav aka ‘kunnotaguero’ who fired a bullet and walked away with ₹3,50,700.
PokerStars Sunday Highroller had 93 entries, which consisted of 60 unique players and 33 re-entries. Aditya Singh aka ‘Ukid767’ shipped this 11,000 buy-in tournament. Singh fired two bullets and cashed ₹2,38,966 in prize money. The runner-up was a mystery player who goes by the moniker ‘crishabh770.’ This mystery player took home ₹1,83,733 in prize money. The top 11 players made it in the money. A min-cash of ₹29,464 was paid.
PokerStars Sunday Special ended in a deal between Anuj Yadav aka ‘brockLesnar95’ and Vishnu Khandelwal aka ‘violator2018.’ Both of them thickened their respective bankrolls by ₹1,30,538. India Online Poker Championship (IOPC) July 2021 leaderboard topper Yadav received ₹1,96,074 in bounty money. Khandelwal on the other hand fired two bullets and took home ₹30,156 in bounty money. This ₹5,500 buy-in tournament had 166 unique players and 123 re-entries which came up to 289 total entries. The top 31 players made it in the money. The min-cash stood at ₹7,168.
PokerBaazi staple superstack event had 519 entries, out of which 255 were unique players and 264 were re-entries. The top 63 players made it in the money. A min-cash of ₹9,600 was paid. The advertised guarantee of this event was crushed and the final prize pool stood at ₹25,95,000. Vinay Rajpal aka ‘vinay09’ fired six bullets and shipped the tournament for ₹5,04,000. The runner-up was Vaibhav Sharma aka ‘WakhraSwagNi’ who cashed ₹3,53,000.
The ₹1 Crore GTD Moneymaker event had a total of 871 entries. There were 483 unique players and 388 re-entries. The top 108 players made it in the money in this ₹11,000 buy-in event. The min-cash stood at ₹17,000. The tournament was a three way deal between Mukesh Surana aka ‘Guruuu,’ Adarsh Subham aka ‘lazygamer007,’ and Sriram Sridhar aka ‘onepotoneshot88.’ Surana took home ₹10,96,000, Subham cashed ₹14,96,000 and Sridhar pocketed ₹11,76,000.
Manthra Koliyer is a writer at Gutshot Magazine. She has an affinity for seeing the world through people’s eyes. With a bubbly fun personality, you can always catch her chatting with anyone she comes across. Holding an English Literature degree from Wilson College, Mumbai, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism from Asian College of Journalism, this pop culture fanatic is ready to take on the world with a pen, paper, and microphone. She also actively works on her personal blog called namasteyconvict.blogspot.com, where for a moment she lets you into her drama-filled world.
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