While the weekend is almost here, poker platforms are keeping players busy with high-value tournaments. Some of the flagship events on Spartan Poker, PokerBaazi and Adda52 were flocked with players aiming for victory. The high-octane action did not slow down even when the tournaments ran late into the wee hours. Here’s the complete report.
Adda52’s marquee Thursday tournament, Godfather had a total of 543 entries participating in the event. The total number of entries along with the ₹5,500 buy-in amount resulted in the advertised prize pool being crushed. The final prize pool was an impressive ₹27,15,021. Players in the top 55 places happily took home a min-cash of ₹12,218.
Amit Kaushik aka ‘RagingBull’ was the biggest winner of the night as he shipped the tournament and pocketed ₹5,15,056 in prize money. Jitendra Gadhwal aka ‘jeet0’ followed him in second place and walked away with ₹4,19,864 in winnings.
The online felts on Spartan Poker were set ablaze with a total of 733 entries joining the action for its Trending Thursday tournament. The event had a buy-in of ₹3,850 and crushed its initial ₹20 Lakh guarantee. This resulted in the final prize pool reaching a whopping ₹25,65,500. A min-cash of ₹11,159 was paid to the top 63 spots.
Uttam Kumar Sinha aka ‘chinunew’ clinched the title spot and earned a prize money of ₹4,96,424. Player Mithun Mahesh aka ‘Zima Blue’ was the runner-up and left with ₹3,12,991 in his pockets.
Players were all geared up for The Summit tournament on PokerBaazi which had a buy-in of ₹8,250. The event witnessed 279 entries in total. The original prize pool of ₹15 Lakh was crushed by ₹5.93 Lakh taking the final prize pool to ₹20,93,000. The top 36 places were given a piece of this amount, with each receiving a min-cash of ₹14,230.
Gokul Raj aka ‘Nygma’ shipped the tournament and took home the lion’s share of the prize pool which was ₹4,62,000. Poker pro Ritwik Khanna aka ‘Ritwikkhanna’ had the next best piece and walked away with ₹3,24,000 in prize money.
Thursday night on Spartan Poker was eventful as another high-value tournament called Monster Stack kept players busy. The event had a ₹2,200 buy-in and witnessed a sea of 713 total entries taking part in the action. The advertised guarantee for this event was crushed as well with ₹14,26,000 being the final amount. The top 71 places were paid a min-cash of ₹5,418 for their efforts.
Aman Parakh aka ‘KarmaPoker’ was the tournament’s big winner and added ₹2,75,218 he won in prize money to his bankroll. Player Kanishka Samant aka ‘Wildflower’ came in second with ₹1,73,401 in winnings.
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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