Online poker sites like Spartan Poker, PokerBaazi, and PokerStars hosted several high-value tournaments yesterday. Spartan Poker’s The Big Deal tournament was the biggest event which was shipped by online reg Rajat Sharma. PokerStars hosted a Highroller event which was shipped by an anonymous player ‘asdfmrinal’ who received ₹2,52,734 in prize money. These are just the highlights, keep reading further to get the full report of the action that unfolded yesterday.
The Big Deal tournament had 175 entries in total. This staple event on Spartan Poker was shipped by Rajat Sharma aka ‘NoPrisoners’ who took home ₹8,80,600 in prize money. The final table of this ₹22,000 buy-in tournament was a star-studded affair. Pro player & IOPC July 2021 leaderboard winner Anuj Yadav, India Online Poker Championship (IOPC ) July 2021 commentator Kanchan Sharma, IOPC Legends winner Amit Gehani, Nitesh Katiyar, Dhinesh Kumar, IOPC Legends runner up Arsh Grover, and Guneet Kwatra.
The advertised guarantee of this event was crushed and the final prize pool stood at ₹35 Lakh. The top 17 players made it in the money. A min-cash of ₹54,950 was paid at this tourney.
Spartan Poker’s Trending Thursday tournament was shipped by an anonymous player who goes by the moniker ‘Carribean Flex’ who cashed ₹4,80,428 in prize money. The tournament had 493 entries in total. The top 47 players made it in the money and the min-cash stood at ₹14,050. The advertised guarantee of this ₹5,500 buy-in event was crushed and the final prize pool stood at ₹24,65,000.
The advertised guarantee of this event was crushed and the final prize pool stood at ₹18,38,000. Vaibhav Sharma aka ‘WakhraSwagNi’ conquered The Summit tournament on PokerBaazi. This poker pro took home ₹4,32,000 in prize money. The tournament had 245 entries in total and the top 27 players finished in the money. A min-cash of ₹15,250 was paid in this ₹8,250 buy-in tournament.
The Highroller tournament on PokerStars was shipped by a mystery player who goes by the moniker ‘asdfmrinal.’ This mystery player cashed ₹2,52,734 in prize money. The advertised guarantee of this tournament was surpassed and the final prize pool stood at ₹12,74,000. The event had 182 entries in total. The top 23 players made it in the money. A min-cash of ₹15,429 was paid.
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