The virtual felts were flooded with entries across all poker platforms. Among these, many online regs clinched title spots. Poker brands gave players a taste of what’s to come this weekend with some high-value tournaments to whet their appetite. Bringing another Thursday to a fabulous close, here’s the full report on the action.
Yesterday, Adda52 held its high-value Godfather tournament with 493 total entries participating. The event had a buy-in of INR 5,500 and the top 49 places were paid a min-cash of INR 13,750. It was Tarush Gupta aka ‘tarush123’ who emerged victorious with INR 5,50,296 in winnings and a Godfather title. Right after him in second place was Sahil Nair aka ‘you3bi4b’ who won a total of INR 4,24,704 in prize money.
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The heat was on as a total of 553 entries battled it out on Spartan Poker’s Trending Thursday event. The advertised guarantee was crushed by a large margin, with the final prize pool recorded as INR 19,35,500. The INR 3,850 buy-in tournament resulted in the top 47 places being paid a min-cash of INR 11,032. But while the high octane action was filled with many players eyeing the top spot it was online reg, Mayank Makhija aka ‘$Magician$’ that took the biggest chunk of the prize pool (INR 3,77,228). Makhija defeated female pro Niharika Bindra aka ‘nutcracker303,’ who won INR 2,39,614 in prize money. Bindra also shipped the Sunday Superstack tournament on Spartan Poker this week.
Keeping the momentum going PokerBaazi’s The Summit drew in a crowd of 240 total entries and had a buy-in of INR 8,250. The guarantee was crushed, and INR 18,00,000 was recorded as the final prize pool. The top 27 places received a piece of this prize pool with each taking home a min-cash of INR 14,940. Clinching the title spot was none other than IOPC Jan 2021 Highroller winner, Sriharsha Doddapaneni aka ‘Ivey2’ who took home INR 4,24,000 in winnings. Coming in second place, we have poker pro Vinayak Bajaj aka ‘Salmanbhai’ who took home INR 2,97,000 as prize money.
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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