Poker platforms were brimming with high octane action as players flocked to take down some of the top titles of the night. Among the winners was FTS 3.0 Friday Special winner Haider Madraswala, online regs Siddharth Gangwar, Vishal Bajaj and more. Here a full report on the night’s events
The Big Deal on Spartan Poker was a massive hit with poker pros looking for a higher stakes action. The buy-in for the event was ₹22,000 and it had 163 total entries. This resulted in the advertised prize pool being crushed and the final amount was ₹32,60,000. The top 15 places made the money and the min-cash stood ₹58,680.
In the end it was Siddharth Gangwar aka ‘cooking_nuts’ and Rahul Lal aka ‘Vasili Arkhipov’ who went into a heads up match. The tournament ended in a deal between the two and they took home ₹7,62,136 and ₹6,44,553 in prize money, respectively.
Another popular weekly tournament on Spartan Poker, the Trending Thursday event kicked off with a total of 373 entries joining the action. The event had a buy-in of ₹5,500. The top 31 places were paid and the min-cash was ₹17,600. Anonymous player ‘TejuHel’ shipped the tournament after his Ace pair won him the pot in the last hand. ‘TejuHel’ pocketed ₹4,23,000 in prize money. Player M Balakrishnan aka ‘LACHANCE’ was the runner up and he walked home with ₹2,84,800 as his reward.
PokerBaazi’s The Summit event was scaled by a total of 204 entries trying to clinch the title spot. The ₹8,250 buy-in tournament ended with the top 24 places making the money. The min-cash was ₹14,690. The event concluded in a deal between FTS 3.0 Friday Special winner Haider Madrawala aka ‘Haider’ and FTS 2.0 Main Event winner Siddharth Karia aka ‘schemer.’ They added a sum of ₹3,20,000 and ₹3,09,000 to their bankroll, respectively.
Adda52’s flagship Godfather event was attended by a sea of players looking to ship this coveted title. The ₹5,500 buy-in event was a success with the top 43 places paid. The min-cash given was ₹13,750. It was online reg Vishal Bajaj aka ‘GigaaBet’ who clinched the title and took home a paycheque of ₹6,20,000. The runner up was ‘Aj_style19’ who won ₹3,75,000 as prize money.
PokerStars had another eventful night with its INCOOP series. The Night on Stars tournament had a buy-in of ₹2,750 and a total of 369 entries participated in the event. The top 47 places were paid and the min-cash stood at ₹6,799. Sagar Choudhury aka ‘sagarpupull’ grabbed the title after striking a deal with player Kunal Yadav aka ‘kunnotaguero.’ They took home prize money of ₹1,82,169 and ₹1,34,993 respectively.
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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