Friday adds excitement within the poker community! With the weekend almost upon us, the poker players are charged up for immense action. Last night, Spartan Poker’s two major attractions were The Elite and TGIF. PokerBaazi hosted PMVS, Adda52’s AOPS and PokerStars’ INSCOOP is underway. So, keep reading to find out the titleholders in our quick tour of Friday majors…
Friday flagship tournament on Spartan Poker TGIF INR 12 Lakh GTD pulled out a field of 907 runners for a buy-in of INR 1,650. The guarantee was eventually surpassed, creating a prize pool of INR 14.77 Lakh. Powering through the field to claim the title was circuit grinder Bhanu Prakash aka ‘spectre’ who defeated ‘lllllllllllllll’ in heads-up and secured the second place paycheck.
The main attraction last night on Spartan Poker was The Elite INR 45 Lakh GTD that drew 469 entries after paying INR 11,000. The top 47 places earned a slice from INR 46.90 Lakh prize pool and it all ended with the latest SSS Millionaire champ Aditya Sushant aka ‘SuperuSer’ riding past the field to grab the Elite title and bank the first-place prize money. Sushant outlasted Ayan Ray aka ‘interlalia_1’ in heads-up.
PokerBaazi hosted PMVS #13 The Ridge INR 10 Lakh GTD which saw 418 entries who paid INR 3,300. Collecting and creating a prize pool of INR 12.54 Lakh, the top 54 places earned INR 5K as min-cash. After several hours of battling, it was Aman Parakh aka ‘KarmaPoker’ to come out on top and seize INR 2.52 Lakh in cash prize. Parakh defeated ‘hero1965’ in heads-up who secured INR 1.77 Lakh.
Another event on PokerBaazi was PMVS #15 INR 4 Lakh GTD which garnered a field of 272 entries for a buy-in of INR 1,650. Powering through the field to claim the title and INR 90,460 in prize money was online grinder Shardul Parathasarathi aka ‘duuurrrr’ who knocked out the winner of PMVS #7 Rony Chowdhury aka ‘bisadip176’ in heads-up.
The buy-in to AOPS Holdem Highroller INR 40 Lakh GTD was INR 22,000 on Adda52. The event attracted a pretty good field such that the guarantee surpassed to become INR 42.40 Lakh in prize pool. The last man standing was ‘chinunew’ who claimed a hefty INR 9.48 Lakh in prize money. His opponent ‘saahib’ secured the second place payout of INR 9.18 Lakh.
PokerStars’ Friday flagship tourney INSCOOP – 64 Uppercut INR 20 Lakh GTD fetched 394 entries who registered for a buy-in of INR 5,500. The money reached the top 71 players but the one to take home the largest portion of the prize pool was ‘allezjuju’ who added INR 1.75 Lakh to his bankroll. The winner beat Goonjan Mall aka ‘gmtesting.ind’ in heads-up who bagged INR 1.24 Lakh.
Another attraction of PokerStars was INSCOOP – 66 INR 4 Lakh GTD which was triumphed by Vikram Mishra aka ‘GreenSTUFF79’. The competition registered 163 runners out of which 26 ended in the money. Mishra eliminated Vivek Singh aka ‘Mystic Peaks’ in heads-up for INR 80,803 while Singh secured INR 60,915 and settled in the runner-up position.
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