As the weekend approaches, online tournaments continue to get even more intense. This Thursday, the virtual felts were buzzing with activity as top poker platforms hosted their marquee tournaments. The Diwali Celebration Series on Spartan Poker was also another highlight of the day that drew in crowds of players. Let’s take a look at which poker pros shipped these top events.
The DCS High Thursday Celebration on Spartan Poker had a ₹28 Lakh guarantee and the event crushed it. The final prize pool was ₹31,00,000. There were 274 unique players, 119 re-entries, and 227 re-buys. The ₹5,500 buy-in event ended with the top 55 places paid, and the min-cash was ₹15,190. It was player Ayush Garg aka ‘Tabono’ who shipped the event and scored a payday of ₹5,04,776. The runner-up was Sarthak Singhal aka ‘sarthakssinghal’ who went home with ₹4,77,923 in prize money.
The DCS Mid The Rocket had a ₹1,100 buy-in and a ₹10 Lakh guarantee. The event had 400 unique players, 236 re-entries, and 452 re-buys. The initial guarantee was surpassed, and the final prize pool was ₹10,88,000. The top 95 places were paid, and the min-cash was ₹3,209. It was poker pro Samay Modi aka ‘Limitless’ who shipped the event for ₹2,07,590. Anonymous player ‘gaurav_arsh’ was the runner-up for ₹1,28,166.
The DCS High Roller offered players ₹50 Lakh in advertised guarantee. The ₹27,500 buy-in event attracted top poker pros. There were 190 runners, 38 re-entries, and 55 re-buys. The final prize pool was ₹50,50,000 which surpassed the original guarantee. The top 20 players finished in the money. Each took home at least a min-cash of ₹67,670. Taking home the title and the lucrative ₹12,12,000 prize money was Ayush Arya aka ‘Eureka226.’ The runner-up was player Karan Kapur aka ‘Junior-KK’ and her took home ₹8,23,150.
On Adda52, it was the classic Godfather tournament that attracted poker players. The ₹5,500 buy-in, welcomed 228 unique players, and 217 re-entries. The top 49 places were paid, and the min-cash was ₹13,750. The event was shipped by Deepankur Gupta aka ‘dp178’ shipped the event for ₹6,12,500. Player Charu Vikram Kaushik aka ‘7freeman’ was the runner-up for ₹3,62,500.
PokerBaazi’s The Summit saw 170 unique players, and 177 re-entries participate in the event. The ₹15 Lakh guarantee was crushed and the final prize pool was ₹26,02,000. The ₹8,250 buy-in event ended with 45 places paid. The min-cash stood at ₹14,570. It was India Poker Championship Megastacks Main Event winner Siddhanth Kripalani aka ‘ender’ who took home the title for ₹4,83,000 after a deal with Vaibhav Sharma aka ‘WakhraSwagNi.’ Sharma was the runner-up for ₹4,47,000.
PokerBaazi also hosted the Daily Value Boost event which had a ₹10 Lakh guarantee and a buy-in worth ₹1,380. There were 410 unique players, and 367 re-entries. The top 131 places were paid, and the min-cash was ₹2,300. The tournament ended in a four-way deal. Player ‘DrunkenGoD’ took home the title and a prize money of ₹1,26,000. The runner-up was K Chandrasekhar aka ‘thesword’ for ₹1,04,000. The third place was taken by Ritwik Khanna aka ‘Ritwikhanna’ for ₹1,02,000. The fourth place was Tarush Gupta aka ‘Busterr’ for ₹93,190.
PokerStars’ Highroller event had a ₹10 Lakh guarantee and a ₹7,700 buy-in. There were 118 total entries, which was made up to 63 unique entries, and 55 re-entries. The top 15 places were paid, and the min-cash was ₹18,793. The event was shipped by Vaibhav Sharma aka ‘GTO_LIFE_GG’ for ₹2,03,713. Vishal Bajaj aka ‘Vishalb22’ was the runner-up for ₹1,84,373.
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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