Hey there folks! Gutshot is back with some exciting news. On 20th November at 7 PM Gutshot hosted its exclusive 10K freeroll on Spartan Poker. Many newbies registered for this freeroll, but in the end, Tarun Khurana aka ‘Tk38383’ nailed this free to enter tournament with immense grit and talent. Let’s dive into this freeroll to know more about the action that unfolded on Spartan Poker’s virtual felts.
On level 30, Khurana posted the small blind of ₹4,500 and Ajay Negi aka ‘ajaynegi688’ posted the big blind of ₹9,000. Khurana was playing with [Q♦ Q♣] and Negi was fighting with [Q♠ K♥]. On the pre-flop stage, Khurana raised 242,552 and went all-in. Negi wasn’t far behind. He called with 137,148 and also went all-in to lock horns with Khurana. The board opened [6♦ 9♠ 6♠ 3♠ 4♣]. Khurana shipped Gutshot’s exclusive 10K freeroll with two pairs QQ,66 and grabbed ₹2,900 in prize money. Negi became the runner-up for ₹1,750.
We quizzed the winner about shipping Gutshot’s exclusive freeroll. Khurana said, “It feels great to win the Gutshot exclusive 10K freeroll on Spartan Poker as this was my first tournament win in online poker.” We also grilled Khurana about his strategy in this freeroll. The freeroll winner said, “My strategy was quite simple. I kept my patience and played calmly throughout. The idea was to play some aggressive poker by building a large stack in the early stages; make good decisions as this was an add-on tournament where extra chips or stack would prove beneficial.”
On tackling his rivals, Khurana said, “I kept the pressure on throughout the gameplay on my opponents. In the final table, when there were only six players left, I became the chip leader. Before the break got over, I was on rank 3/4 and thought that shipping this tourney is not impossible. During the break, I planned on one thing—take a risk of going all-in to double my stack and to fold the worst hands. In the last hand, I went all-in with QQ and my rival called with KQ. There was a possibility of making a flush on the river for him, but that did not happen and I won my first freeroll tournament.”
The action on Spartan Poker’s virtual felts was undoubtedly intense. If you are a newbie in poker and wish to play freerolls, then head straight to Gutshot’s poker rooms page and sign up. Gutshot will host many such exclusive freerolls in the coming days. Remember, when you sign up via Gutshot (code: GS100), you also become eligible for some attractive deals, offers and rewards. If you like exclusive deals and offers, then register on Spartan Poker via Gutshot.
With a Masters’s Degree in Journalism and Communication, Mrinal Gujare currently is cruising through an exciting genre of writing and editing at Gutshot Magazine. Apart from being an Editor, Mrinal is an avid reader and a former contemporary dancer. She is also perennially hungry for intriguing scoops from across the globe. No holds barred is the rule Mrinal follows in life.
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