Last night, the online felts did not fall short of action as top poker brands in the country rolled out various high-value tournaments. While the Indian contingent fared pretty well at the WSOP 2021 in Las Vegas, players like Vishnu Khandelwal, Ashay Barve, Dhiraj Lakhotia, etc. shipped titles from the comfort of their homes. Let’s dive into yesterday’s poker action that unfolded on virtual felts.
Spartan Poker’s Mega Stack tournament had a buy-in of ₹3,300 and 398 entries. The poker action went on till the wee hours of the morning. But in the end, only the top 39 places were paid. The min-cash stood at ₹8,970. After an intense battle online regs, Vishnu Khandelwal aka ‘violator’ and Vinay Rajpal aka ‘BeepBeepImaJeep’ decided to settle on a deal. Khandelwal added ₹2,22,236 to his bankroll and Rajpal took a paycheque of ₹2,11,704.
The Mint on Adda52 had a total of 378 entries battling it out. The ₹3,850 buy-in tournament was a hit among players and after a long grind, the top 38 players made the money. The min-cash paid in this tournament stood at ₹8,400. The top spot was grabbed by player, Ashay Barve aka ‘rockstar2424’ who pocketed ₹2,85,870 after a deal was struck between him and Naveen Sharma aka ‘Naveenbarkhageetu. Sharma was the runner-up who walked away with ₹2,76,230 in prize money.
Players flooded the virtual felts of PokerBaazi to nail the top spot in The Endeavour tournament. A total of 333 entries fought hard in this tournament which was a ₹3,850 buy-in event. Finally, after the dust settled, 36 players finished in the money. The min-cash was ₹8,160. The event witnessed Dhiraj Lakhotia aka ‘supernuts’ nailing the top spot for ₹2,28,000. A deal was struck between him and Manish Lakhotia aka ‘thekid’ who added ₹2,23,000 to his bankroll.
Bounty Builder on PokerStars was a hit. This ₹7,700 buy-in event had 135 total entries slogging hard. In the end, the top 17 places were paid. The min-cash stood at ₹8,711. Poker pro Anmol Mehta aka ‘Kaanchacheena’ shipped the title and added ₹2,43,223 to his bankroll. While India Poker Championship (IPC) January 2020 winner, Rubin Labroo aka ‘kornkid4’ was the runner-up for ₹1,33,257.
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.
SUBMIT YOUR ARTICLE
SUBMIT YOUR ARTICLE