The online felts were bursting with energy as poker players flocked to some of the biggest poker platforms on Tuesday night. Brands like PokerBaazi, Spartan Poker, Adda52, and PokerStars welcomed players to their marque high-value events. While there were hundreds of players some emerged victorious, let’s take a look at what went down.
The Mega Stack on Spartan Poker has a ₹20 Lakh guarantee and a total of 522 entries. Out of this 246 were unique players, 100 were re-entries, and 176 were re-buys. The event had a ₹4,400 buy-in and the final prize pool was ₹20,88,000 which crushed the original guarantee. The top 47 places were paid and the min-cash was ₹11,901. Siddharth Kadel aka ‘FLIPopotamus’ shipped the tournament and had a pay day of ₹4,06,951. The runner-up was Samit Mehta aka ‘waghoneblood$’ who went home with ₹2,58,494 in prize money.
The Tuesday High Roller on Spartan Poker had a ₹15 Lakh guarantee and a total of 176 entries. Out of this 83 were unique players, 33 were re-entries, and 56 were re-buys. The event had a buy-in worth ₹11,000 and the final prize pool worth ₹17,20,000 crushed the original guarantee. The top 17 places were paid and the min-cash stood at ₹27,007. Ashit Sharma aka ‘D. Carwin1’ took home the title and had a payday of ₹3,91,377. The runner-up was Atishay Samuel aka ‘momstacos’ who walked away with ₹3,33,774.
The Mint on Adda52 had a guarantee of ₹14 Lakh and a buy-in worth ₹3,850. There were 233 registered players and 189 re-entries that participated in the tournament. The initial guarantee was crushed and the final prize pool was ₹14,77,016. The top 43 places were paid and the min-cash was ₹8,124. Player ‘Ronima1978’ clinched the title and walked away with ₹3,66,296 in his pockets. Poker pro Armaan Kochhar aka ‘Tandavam’ went home with ₹2,21,550.
The Sprint on PokerBaazi had a ₹10 Lakh guarantee which was crushed and a final amount of ₹15,68,000 was generated. There were 310 unique players and 317 re-entries that participated in the event. The total number of entries was 627. The ₹2,750 buy-in event ended with the top 72 places paid. The min-cash was ₹4,860. Mystery player ‘Rids’ took home the title and ₹2,58,000 in prize money. Vikas Yadav aka ‘nohomejerome’ was the runner-up for ₹2,46,000.
PokerBaazi’s Holdem Boost event had a ₹10 Lakh guarantee and a ₹1,100 buy-in. The event saw a total of 1,355 entries grind in the event. The tournament had a guarantee crushing prize pool of ₹13,55,000. The top 277 places were paid and the min-cash was ₹1,760. Akhilesh Chauhan aka ‘Ikka5’ shipped the event and pocketed ₹1,82,000 in winnings. Player ‘Vjp4377’ was the runner-up and received ₹1,41,000 in prize money.
The Bounty Builder on PokerStars attracted a total of 124 entries which was made up of 76 unique players and 48 re-entries. This brought the total to 124. The top 13 players finished in the money and the min-cash was ₹11,806. Ritwik Khanna aka ‘Fisherman1997’ shipped the event and scored ₹1,31,850 bounty money and ₹1,07,221 from the regular prize pool. Arman Khan aka ‘huger_pen’was the runner-up and he scored ₹10,500 in bounty and ₹1,07,221 from the regular prize pool.
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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