Another busy day in the lives of poker players, prepping up for India’s biggest online poker championship, of course, we are talking about India Online Poker Championship INR 25 Crore GTD starting tomorrow, 9 July! In Tuesday Roundup article, we will be taking you through the major tournaments of last night and the champions who took home the largest chunk of the prize pool. You’ll also be thrilled to know about the Gutshot Exclusive Freeroll, where 20 free tickets are waiting for you – a gateway to IOPC Event #1 INR 4 Lakhs GTD. Keep reading further to know more…
Spartan Poker‘s Tuesday flagship event INR 20 Lakhs GTD Mega Stack attracted a total of 689 entries enough to successfully surpass the advertised guarantee. The top 71 players earned a slice from INR 20.67 Lakh prize pool. Racing ahead of the rest was ‘Hiteshh’ who took down the tournament and sealed the first-place cash prize after defeating ‘BuddyLove’ in heads-up.
It took 8+ hours for Anirudh Reddy aka ‘flash’ to outlast the field and triumph The Race INR 7.5 Lakh GTD on Spartan Poker. The INR 1,650 buy-in tourney brought in 499 entries and the top 47 players finished ITM. Reddy grabbed the winner’s title along with the top prize while his opponent ‘Rabbithunter’ ended up earning the second-place payout. It was the latest ReCharge champion Anant Purohit aka ‘Pro’ to follow next.
PokerBaazi’s Tuesday signature tourney The Endeavour INR 15 Lakhs GTD enrolled 456 runners for a buy-in of INR 3,850. The event generated a slightly bigger prize pool of INR 15.96 Lakh whose largest portion was taken away by ‘J6off’ who defeated Sumit Sapra aka ‘boronyx’ in heads-up for INR 3.21 Lakh in first prize. Sapra ended up securing INR 2.25 Lakh.
Another major attraction on PokerBaazi last night was Tuesday MonsterStack INR 3 Lakh GTD which pulled in 133 runners hoping to capture the winner’s title. At 1:22 am, it was Hitesh Batra aka ‘hiteshbhai’ to add INR 80,400 to his wallet. Batra knocked out Gautam Rohilla aka ‘M8a7’ in heads-up who banked INR 56,310. Aditya Kulkarni aka ‘adit11’ ended up in 3rd place securing INR 36,210.
Online grinder Ankit Kapoor who goes by the username ‘helter_skelter’ took down Adda52’s Tuesday marquee tourney Hitman INR 7.5 Lakh GTD. The buy-in to the event was INR 4,500 drawing 241 entries and easily creating a prize pool of INR 7.71 Lakh. Kapoor boosted his bankroll by adding INR 2.11 Lakh in prize money along with 7 bounties on his way. The champion outlasted Annanya Agarwal aka ‘annanya_agarwal92’ in heads-up who banked INR 1.23 Lakh
Circuit grinder Siddharth Karia aka ‘skaria1’ powered through the field of INR 3 Lakh GTD Hexagram on Adda52 last night. A total of 173 hopefuls took their seats and the top 17 players earned a min-cash. Karia defeated ‘Harshit114’ in heads-up play and claimed INR 85,300 in prize money while his opponent received INR 72,130 for ending up in the second position.
PokerStars India Tuesday popular Sixth Sense boasting INR 8 Lakh GTD clocked in 246 entries. The top 47 players took home INR 5.3K as min-cash. Riding past a host of regs was Karan Jain aka ‘999Ayka999’ who knocked out Sagar Patnaik aka ‘0B0RRA’ in heads-up to win the tourney and seize INR 1.45 Lakh for his victory. Patnaik walked out with INR 1.05 Lakh.
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