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Manthra Koliyer
Posted on 02 Aug, 2021
By Manthra Koliyer
On 02 Aug, 2021
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By Manthra Koliyer
On 02 Aug, 2021
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Sunday Round Up: WPT & APT Kick Off With Full Gusto


The month of August kick-started on a high note and poker platforms have already started throwing offers and high-value tournaments at players. The Asian Poker Tour (APT) on PokerBaazi and World Poker Tour (WPT) on Adda52 kick-started yesterday. These two mega series have kept most players busy.

Pro players like Aman Parakh and Myron Periera shipped tournaments on day one. PokerStars conducted its staple Sunday Progressive tournament and crowned Abhishek Sonu as the winner. These are just the highlights, let’s dive in to know more about the action that went down on poker platforms. 

Adda52: WPT Kickoff – ₹15 Lakh GTD

The ₹3,000 buy-in WPT Kickoff was the first event in the series. This event was shipped by online reg Ashwin Vijay aka ‘Ashwinvijay1399’ who took home a hefty sum of ₹3,18,644 in prize money. The runner-up was poker pro Shashank Desai aka ‘indianrat.’ Desai cashed ₹2,92,606 in prize money. Notable players who made it to Final Table were Sahil Mahboobani (5th, ₹79,500), Arun Sriram (6th, ₹52,500) among others. 

  •           Total entries: 517
  •           Buy-In: ₹3,000
  •           Places paid: 55
  •           Min-Cash: ₹5,250

WPT Super Stack – ₹30 Lakh GTD

The ₹5,500 buy-in Super Stack event had 529 entries in total and the top 55 players were paid a min-cash of ₹10,500. The Super Stack tournament was shipped by a mystery player ‘LUCKYS0007’ who cashed ₹5,39,887 in prize money.

  •           Total entries: 529
  •           Buy-In: ₹5,500
  •           Places paid: 55
  •           Min-Cash: ₹10,500

WPT India 6 Max Championship

This ₹11,000 buy-in event was shipped by anonymous player ‘Chikuu36’ who cashed a whopping ₹7,68,000 in prize money. This mystery player traversed to the top among 292 total entries. The top 30 players were paid a min-cash of ₹24,000.

The runner-up in this event was Add52 Game Ambassador Kunal Patni aka ‘FloatToMyBoat’ who took home ₹4,57,500 in prize money.

  •           Total entries: 292
  •           Buy-In: ₹11,000
  •           Places paid: 30
  •           Min-Cash: ₹24,000

PokerBaazi: Asia Poker Tour – APT #1 Kickoff – ₹20 Lakh GTD

Asia Poker Tour’s first event had 709 entries. The top 81 players were paid a min-cash of ₹5,317. The tournament was shipped by Vinayak Bajaj aka ‘salmanbhai’ who had a payday of ₹3,93,000. The final table of this tournament was a rather interesting one as several pro players, namely, ‘tiltonlytilt (2nd, ₹2,75,000), IOPC January 2021 Mastermind and Millionaire Legends winner Aniket Waghmare (3rd, ₹1,78,000), Aman Parakh (4th, ₹1,31,000), Harsh Dembla (5th, ₹98,270), Myron Pereira (6th, ₹79,340), Avadh Shah (7th, ₹65,720), ‘pablo_escobar’ (8th, ₹52,320), and Vinay Rajpal (9th, ₹39,350).

The advertised guarantee of this tournament was crushed and a new prize pool of ₹21,27,000 was formed.

  •           Total entries: 709
  •           Prize pool: ₹21,27,000
  •           Buy-In: ₹3,300
  •           Places paid: 81
  •           Min-Cash: ₹5,317

APT #2 Monsterstack – ₹10 Lakh GTD

Online reg Aman Parakh aka ‘KarmaPoker’ opted for a deal with Prabhat Kumar ‘comeon’ in the  Monsterstack tournament. The event had an advertised guarantee of ₹10 Lakh but it was surpassed by a very slim margin as the final prize pool stood at ₹10,32,000. Parakh cashed ₹1,81,000 while Kumar took home ₹1,60,000 in prize money.

The tournament had 516 entries in total. The top 63 players in the field were paid a min-cash.

  •           Total entries: 516
  •           Prize pool: ₹10,32,000
  •           Buy-In: ₹2,200
  •           Places paid: 63

APT #3 (6MAX) Turbo – ₹5 Lakh GTD

The APT 6MAX Turbo event had 562 entries in total. This event was shipped by poker pro Myron Pereira aka ‘priyankAAchoprAA’ who received a pay cheque of ₹1,09,000. The ₹1,100 buy-in tournament had massive entries and the top 63 players were paid a min-cash of ₹2,079.

  •           Total entries: 562
  •           Prize pool: ₹5,62,000
  •           Buy-In: ₹1,100
  •           Places paid: 63
  •           Min-Cash: ₹2,079

APT #4 Sunday Major 40 Lakh GTD

This Sunday Major tournament had 488 total entries and the top 63 players in the field were paid a min-cash of ₹14,800. The event was shipped by a mystery player ‘stardust’ who took home a massive sum of ₹7,77,000 in prize money.

  •           Total entries: 488
  •           Buy-In: ₹8,350
  •           Places paid: 63
  •           Min-Cash: ₹14,800

APT #5 Mini Main 50 Lakh GTD Day 1A

The APT #5 tournament was a flight to the upcoming Main Event. The tournament attracted 281 entries and the top 39 players received a ticket. This flight tournament was a ₹3,300 buy-in event.

  •           Total entries: 281
  •           Buy-In: ₹3,300
  •           Places paid: 39
  •           Min-Cash: Ticket

APT #6 Megastack 10L GTD

APT #6 Megastack tournament had an advertised guarantee of ₹10 Lakh but it was surpassed by a very thin margin and a new prize pool of ₹10,44,000 was formed. This tournament had 496 entries in total. The event was a deal between Tarush Gupta aka ‘Busterr’ and an anonymous player who goes by the moniker ‘LuckyLuke.’ Gupta took home ₹1,60,000 in prize money while the mystery player cashed ₹1,51,000.

The top 81 players in this ₹1,650 buy-in event were paid a min-cash of ₹2,610.

  •           Total entries: 496
  •           Prize pool: ₹10,44,000
  •           Buy-In: ₹1,650
  •           Places paid: 81
  •           Min-Cash: ₹2,610

APT #7 (6 MAX) Turbo 5 Lakh GTD

The last tournament of day 1 was shipped by Rishab Malik aka ‘ryuk’ who took home ₹1,07,000 in prize money. The ₹770 buy-in tournament had 877 entries in total and the top 108 places were paid a min-cash of ₹1,043. The advertised guarantee of this event was surpassed by a thin margin and a new prize pool of ₹6,14,000 was formed.

  •           Total entries: 877 
  •           Prize pool: ₹6,14,000
  •           Buy-In: ₹770
  •           Places paid: 108
  •           Min-Cash: ₹1,043

PokerStars: Sunday Special Progressive KO – ₹15 Lakh GTD

PokerStars conducted its staple Sunday Special tournament. This ₹5,500 buy-in event had 254 entries in total. The top 27 players were paid a min-cash of ₹9,223. This tournament was a deal between Abhishek Sonu aka ‘Addysonu’ and online reg Manish Lakhotia aka ‘theoldestkid.’ Sonu took home ₹1,46,929 while Lakhotia fired two bullets and cashed ₹1,46,929.

  •         Total entries: 254
  •         Buy-In: ₹5,500
  •         Places paid: 27
  •         Min-Cash: ₹9,223

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