Poker players were on high alert this past weekend as some of the biggest high-value tournaments took place on the online felts. The popular Millionaire Series on Spartan Poker attracted thousands of players to its platform and players were on an exciting grind. Other top platforms like Adda52 and PokerBaazi were also buzzing with activity. On PokerStars the Galactic Series kept players on the edge of their seats. Some players to clinch winning titles were Sahil Chutani, Ankit Wadhawan, Rishab Malik, Tanmay Benara and more! Here’s a full lowdown of the high-octane action.
The MS #16 event on Spartan Poker was shipped by Parag Shah aka ‘Persie’ for ₹2,27,259. Vishal Tulsyan aka ‘Usbcable’ was the runner-up for ₹1,53,387. The event welcomed 161 unique entries, 36 re-entries, and 145 re-buys. The event surpassed its original guarantee and generated ₹10,26,000 as the final amount. The top 27 places were paid and the min-cash was ₹10,260.
The Sunday Millionaire on Spartan Poker drew in 576 total entries consisting of 291 unique players, 113 re-entries, and 172 re-buys. The ₹11,000 buy-in event crushed its ₹50 Lakh guarantee and the final prize pool was ₹57,60,000. The top 60 places were paid and the min-cash was ₹23,040. Yogesh Choudhary aka ‘GAMA PEHALWAN’ took home the title and a top prize of ₹10,78,025. The runner-up was Deepesh Raka aka ‘prince1993’ who pocketed ₹9,85,736 in prize money.
Himanshu Sahai aka ‘venomaster’ shipped the MS #18 title and took home a pay cheque worth ₹2,00,597. The runner-up was ‘baphomate’ who walked home with ₹1,96,965 in prize money. The event welcomed a total of 1,335 entries made up of 741 unique players, 193 re-entries, and 401 re-buys. The ₹1,100 buy-in event crushed its initial guarantee and generated ₹13,35,000. The top 135 players finished in the money and the min-cash stood at ₹2,629.
The MS Deepstack Turbo had a ₹20 Lakh guarantee which was crushed and the final prize pool was ₹25,00,000. There were 255 unique entries, 78 re-entries, and 167 re-buys in the event. Players who made it to the top 47 places finished in the money. The min-cash was ₹14,250. Poker pro Sahil Chutani aka ‘$lim$hady19’ shipped the event for ₹4,87,250. Player Akshat Sharma aka ‘doubledown’ was the runner-up for ₹3,09,500.
The Millionaire Series hosted its ₹6 Lakh guarantee Turbo PKO event and welcomed 186 unique players, 41 re-entries, and 144 re-buys. The event had a ₹2,200 buy-in and the top 31 places were paid. The min-cash was ₹3,264. Samyak Sethi aka ‘stonedurr’ shipped the event and took home ₹78,466 in prize money. Siddharth Kadel aka ‘FLIPopotamus’ was the runner-up for ₹52,830.
The biggest tournament of the day was ‘The Millionaire’ which had a ₹1 Crore guarantee and a buy-in worth ₹5,500. There were five starting flights and a total of 2,467 entries. Out of this, 309 survived and moved on to Day 2. The final prize pool of the event was ₹1,23,35,000. The top 303 players made the money, and the min-cash was ₹10,731. Rishab Malik aka ‘NoChanc3’ shipped the event and walked away with ₹16,74,879 in prize money. The runner-up was Vaibhav Sharma aka ‘Nikka Zalidar’ who pocketed ₹12,11,981.
Adda52’s Mega Suits had a ₹25 Lakh guarantee and Ashit Sharma aka ‘nexus010’ shipped the event and walked away with ₹6,00,000 in prize money. The runner-up was Ujjwal Narwal aka ‘fourteenk’ who had a payday worth ₹3,50,000. There were 263 registered players and 237 re-entries. The top 55 places were paid and the min-cash was ₹11,250.
The Adda52 Millions was shipped by Ankit Wadhawan aka ‘d00mtr00p3r’ who had a payday of ₹5,39,610. Sumit Sapra aka ‘Hammer_Head’ was the runner-up for ₹4,97,890. There were a total of 245 entries and the buy-in of the event was ₹11,000. The top 27 places were paid and the min-cash was ₹22,500.
PokerBaazi’s BSS SuperStack had a ₹20 Lakh guarantee and the top 63 places were paid. The min-cash was ₹10,230. The event welcomed a total of 553 entries out of which 262 were unique players and 291 were re-entries. The final prize pool was ₹27,65,000. Player ‘tiltplay’ clinched the title for ₹5,37,000. The runner-up was Anirudh Reddy aka ‘flash1’ who added ₹3,77,000 to his bankroll.
PokerStars’ Galactic Series hosted the Sunday Special event for ₹20 Lakh guarantee. The tournament was shipped by Raghav Ananth aka ‘scambrahm’ who won ₹1,27,360 in bounty prize and ₹1,60,167 from the regular prize pool. Poker pro Mithun Mahesh aka ‘ThePokeRajaIN’ was the runner up and took home ₹95,722 as bounty prize and ₹1,60,167 from the regular prize pool. There were 396 runners and the top 47 places were paid. The min-cash ₹6,867.
The Sunday Highroller on PokerStars was a part of the Galactic Series and had a ₹12 Lakh guarantee. The top 13 places were paid and the min-cash stood at ₹29,700. There were 115 total entries. The event was shipped by Tanmay Benara aka ‘tanmay1909’ who pocketed ₹2,76,521. The runner-up was Siddharth Gangwar aka ‘gangnam gangi’ for ₹2,12,375.
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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