As top players battled it out for the top spots on Thursday night, lesser-known and new players were not far behind. The night featured a number of high-value tournaments with guarantees up to ₹30 Lakh. As Deepesh Raka became the biggest winner of the night by nailing The Big Deal, top players like Arjanveer Singh Chadha, Manish Lakhotia and Ashish Munot also shipped major tourneys. Let’s have a look at all the action of the night.
Adda52’s Godfather was one of the biggest tourney of the night. It witnessed 434 players battling it out. The top 43 places took home a portion of the prize pool as the min-cash stood at ₹13,750.
Arjanveer Singh Chadha aka ‘arjan30’ nailed the tourney and added ₹6,20,000 to his bankroll. At the runner-up spot was mystery player ‘Oshuri’ who bagged ₹3,75,000 in prize money.
Other notable players who made in the money at this tourney included IOPC July 2021 Blaze of Glory winner Harshad Barve (8th, ₹56,250), Vishal Bajaj (10th, ₹31,250), Vishal Singh (15th, ₹25,000), Sanat Mehrotra (21st, ₹21,250), Vivek Singh (23rd, ₹18,750), Myron Periera (24th, ₹18,750), Mithun Mahesh (31st, ₹16,250), Minissha Lamba (36th, ₹13,750) and Amar Iyer (39th, ₹13,750).
Highroller on PokerStars was as usual a high octane tourney. Out of the 125 entries at this tourney, the top 15 places were paid out. The min-cash at this tourney stood at ₹18,793.
Mystery player ‘Infic11’ and IOPC January 2021 Main Event winner Laksh Pal Singh aka ‘B00MTilt23’ ended the six-hour-long tourney in a deal. While ‘Infic11’ took home ₹1,91,508, Singh cashed ₹1,96,579.
Players like Siddharth Gangwar (6th, ₹59,555), Amit Kaushik (10th, ₹25,780) and Ashish Ahuja (12th, ₹22,011) also made in the money. Pro player Gaurav Sood bubbled at the 16th place at this tourney.
FTS 3.0 Main Event winner Ankit Wadhawan (22nd), IPC January 2020 winner Rubin Labroo (23rd), Mithun Mahesh (38th), Manish Lakhotia (41st), Vishal Bajaj (43rd) and Sanish Chhabra (70th) were some players who left the tourney empty-handed.
PokerBaazi’s The Summit was an action-packed tourney. The initial guarantee at this tourney was surpassed as the final prize pool stood at ₹15.68 Lakh. 209 entries were seen battling it out as the top 24 places were paid. The min-cash at this tourney stood at ₹15,050.
Ashish Munot aka ‘OMG_spew’ shipped the tournament and took home a paycheque of ₹3,79,000. Mystery player ‘mrendboss’ finished at the runner up spot and walked away with ₹2,65,000.
Sanish Chhabra (3rd, ₹1,71,000), Laksh Pal Singh (4th, ₹1,26,000), EndBoss runner-up Dhiraj Lakhotia (6th, ₹75,870), Sanat Mehrotra (11th, ₹27,590), Arun Sriram (15th, ₹22,730), Chirag Sodha (19th, ₹16,930), Amar Iyer (21st, ₹16,930) and Dhinesh Kumar (23rd, ₹15,050) also made in the money.
Anmol Mehta bubbled at the 25th spot, while Siddharth Kripalani (30th), Rubin Labroo (37th), Manish Lakhotia (39th), Godfather winner Arjanveer Singh Chadha (42nd), Shardul Parthasarathi (44th), Ankit Wadhawan (55th), Sahil Mahboobani (61st) and Armaan Kochhar (65th) were some players who got busted without making any money.
Spartan Poker’s The Big Deal was the biggest tourney of the night. From the 124 entries at this tourney, the top 13 places enjoyed a portion of the prize pool. This ₹22,000 buy-in event featured a min-cash of ₹61,500.
Deepesh Raka aka ‘prince1993’ shipped the tourney and took home a lion’s share of ₹7,87,500. At the runner-up spot was Gutshot’s January 2021 e-magazine cover star Gaurav Sood aka ‘mozzie17,’ who had a payday of ₹5,52,000.
Trending Thursday on Spartan Poker was indeed a trending one. It witnessed 343 entries battling it out for the top spots. The top 31 places made in the money and the min-cash stood at ₹15,840.
Manish Lakhotia aka ‘thekid’ topped the table and laughed his way to the bank with ₹3,80,700. At the runner-up spot, FTS 3.0 Main event champion Ankit Wadhawan aka ‘Shippament’ took home ₹2,56,320.
Amarylisa Gonsalves is a Content Writer at Gutshot Magazine. Advancing from a marketing background, she found her calling in writing. She takes delight in exploring genres and is a curious learner. Patient and ambivert, she believes in letting her work speak for itself. Apart from content writing, she finds solace in writing poetry by manifesting herself through words. Additionally, she adores indulging in drawing and DIY crafts.
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