While the nation is still under lockdown, many poker players took this opportunity to storm the online poker felts. This Tuesday, poker platforms hosted some of their high-value tournaments which players just couldn’t resist. After burning the midnight oil, only a select few managed to ship these tournaments and boost their bankroll. Here’s the full report.
Spartan Poker’s Mega Stack was a lively event on Tuesday night with over 755 total entries. Many online pros brought their A-game to this ₹3,300 buy-in event. The success of this tournament was clear when it crushed its original prize pool. The final prize pool stood at ₹22,65,000. The top 71 places were paid a min-cash of ₹8,607.
The tournament ended in a deal between players Sujith Kumar aka ‘dancingshrimp’ and Abhimanyu Mittal aka ‘IshqBector.’ Kumar took the top spot and a paycheck of ₹3,82,167. While Abhimanyu Mittal aka ‘IshqBector’ cashed ₹3,30,401.
Like all tournaments on Spartan Poker, The Race had a buy-in of ₹1,650 and managed to draw in a sea of players this Tuesday. A total of 637 players joined the fun. The advertised guarantee was once again crushed and the final prize pool reached an impressive ₹9,55,500. Players who found themselves in the top 55 places made in the money. Each of them took home a min-cash of ₹4,681.
A deal was struck between the top two players Avinash Kumar aka ‘avi098x’ and ‘furiosa12.’ It was Kumar who came out on top and pocketed ₹1,85,367. Player ‘furiosa12’ took home ₹1,17,526 in winnings.
For those looking for a little Tuesday night thrill, PokerBaazi’s The Endeavour was the perfect choice. The ₹3,850 buy-in tournament had a total of 430 entries. This resulted in the initial guarantee being crushed and the final prize pool was recorded as ₹15,05,000. The top 54 entries got a piece of the prize pool with each walking away with a min-cash of ₹6,923.
It was player Prince Singh aka ‘NaNki’ who shipped the tournament and added ₹3,03,000 to his bankroll. Player ‘luckbox99’ was the event’s runner-up with a prize money of ₹2,12,000 in his pocket.
Adda52’s The Mint is a Tuesday night staple and many players were keen on shipping this ₹3,850 buy-in tournament. The event recorded a total of 501 entries that marched towards this online poker room in the hope of making money if not winning the title. The original guarantee was surpassed and the final prize pool hit the ₹17,53,506 mark. Players who made it to the top 55 spots were paid a min-cash of ₹7,891.
But the lion’s share from the prize pool worth ₹4,20,840 was earned by Anurag Srivastava aka ‘NormanBates’ after he defeated online reg Abhimanyu Mittal aka ‘PsychoDrama.’ Due to this Mittal found himself in the runner-up’s position and walked away with ₹2,45,490 in prize money.
Donna Amo is 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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