Sunday night on the online felts was an action-packed one. As the World Poker Tour came to a close on Adda52, other poker brands were flooded with poker players grinding through the night. Top poker pros clinched hefty titles after putting up a tough fight. For a more detailed report on the action, read below.
Spartan Poker’s Money Heist welcomed 692 total entries into its fold. With an advertised guarantee of ₹8 Lakh, the event witnessed some high-intensity action and drama. The top 63 places were paid and the min-cash for the event was ₹3,480.
Priyank Kothari aka ‘Satoshi_Nakamoto’ nailed the top spot after striking a deal with Rahul Sahni aka ‘iLiSHMaCh.’ Both added ₹1,28,906 and ₹1,23,493 to their bankrolls, respectively.
This mega event on Spartan Poker, took the energy a notch higher as it welcomed 403 total entries. Players paid a buy-in of ₹11,000 to enter this tournament. The event surpassed its original guarantee and the final prize pool stood at ₹40,30,000. While many tried their best, only the ones who made it to the top 39 places were paid. The min-cash stood at ₹27,807.
Poker pro Anujkumar Kodam aka ‘aatmaan108’ clinched the title spot and added ₹7,08,769 to his bankroll. In runner up position was player ‘MysticRiver’ who walked away with ₹6,36,444 in prize money.
Day 2 of Spartan Poker’s Millionaire was a roaring success and the event surpassed its advertised guarantee. The final prize pool stood at ₹1,00,50,000. Day 2 had 297 survivors who slogged hard for the Millionaire title. Top 295 places were paid and the min-cash paid was ₹9,045.
Nailing his second Millionaire title was IOPC July 2021 leaderboard topper Anuj Yadav aka ‘tittooTauji.’ Yadav proved his mettle once again and bagged a whopping ₹16,83,375 in prize money. Sachin Sharma aka ‘Ullumanati’ found himself in the runner-up position for ₹9,26,610 after losing to Yadav.
Adda52’s Game Ambassador Kunal Patni had entered Day 2 with two stacks, he bubbled in 296th position with one of his stacks while he finished 239th for ₹9,648 with the other.
The BSS SuperStack event on PokerBaazi saw some intense gameplay. The event had 486 total entries and crushed its initial guarantee by ₹4.3 Lakh. The final prize pool was an impressive ₹24,30,000. The fun did not stop there. The massive prize pool was distributed among the top 54 players. Min-cash paid was ₹11,180.
IOPC July 2021 commentator, Kanchan Sharma aka ‘Kanchansharma’ won this event and added ₹4,88,000 to her bankroll. Shashank Mehrotra aka ‘shashank171992’ was the runner-up. He walked away with ₹3,42,000 in prize money.
The Grinder Main Event on PokerBaazi had a total of 618 entries out of which the top 72 players made it in the money. This event saw its advertised guarantee getting crushed with ₹6,18,000 being the final amount. Min-cash studio at ₹1,915.
Vijay Singh aka ‘VIJAYAIR01’ grabbed the title spot and took a pay cheque of ₹1,17,000. In second place was player ‘stonedurr’ who took home ₹81,890 in prize money.
The online felts of PokerStars change this. felts of PS were buzzing with high energy as some high-value tourneys were hosted on Sunday night. The top 34 places in the tournament made the money and were paid a min-cash of ₹8,600. Those who managed to score bounties also took home a certain amount from the bounty prize pool.
Poker pro and Gutshot’s e-magazine cover star (January 2021), Gaurav Sood aka ‘3betPanda’ emerged as the winner. He got ₹3,07,486 in prize money, out of which ₹1,37,600 was bounty money. Player took the second position ‘Thucydidezz’ who added ₹2,32,923 to his bankroll; This mystery player earned ₹63,037 in bounty money.
The Sunday Highroller on PokerStars attracted 165 total entries and had a buy-in of ₹11,000. The ₹15 Lakh GTD tournament took off splendidly and surpassed its original prize pool. The final prize pool was ₹16,50,000. Top 20 places were paid and the min-cash was ₹26,177.
Kunal Patni aka ‘iAlwaysHaveit’ won this highroller event and walked away with a pay cheque of ₹3,32,649 for his performance. The runner-up was Sanish Chhabra aka ‘sneakysani’ who took home ₹2,56,116 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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