Spartan Poker, PokerBaazi, and Adda52 conducted tournaments with hefty guarantees. Mega Stack on Spartan Poker was the biggest tournament of the night and it was shipped by a mystery player. Online reg Manish Lakhotia has been making headlines with his victories and he continues to do so. Lakhotia shipped the Mint tournament on Adda52 and cashed a whopping ₹3,72,000 in prize money.
These are just highlights, let’s dive deep in to know about the action that unfolded on Tuesday night.
The Mega Stack tournament on Spartan Poker was the biggest guarantee tournament that took place yesterday. The winner of this tournament was an anonymous player ‘lailaterilelegi’ who cashed ₹3,06,988 in prize money. The runner-up in this tournament was Sagar Choudhury aka ‘maniacmachi’ who added ₹2,81,734 to his bankroll.
The second runner-up was poker pro Arsh Grover aka ‘BigggTymeR’ who grabbed ₹1,63,275 in prize money. There were 622 total entries in the tournament and the top 63 players were paid a min-cash of ₹8,117. The tournament had an advertised guarantee of ₹17 Lakh but it was surpassed and a new prize pool of ₹18,66,000 was formed.
Ghanshyam Tripathi fired two bullets and busted at 225th spot, Siddharth Karia busted at 169th, Rohan Bhasin busted 142nd with two entries, while Ankit Bajaj fired two bullets and busted at 64th position. All four players could not make it in the money.
Anmol Mehta (56th, ₹8,117), Vivekk Dube (30th, ₹11,755), Sanket Arora (32nd, ₹9,889), Sahil Mahboobani (33rd, ₹9,889), Anant Purohit (43rd, ₹8,583) Mohit Mehta fired three bullets (44th, ₹8,583) were some of the players who made it in the money.
Spartan Poker’s The Race tournament had 446 entries in total. The tournament was shipped by Anuj Laddhad aka ‘Anuj16101’ who received a pay cheque of ₹1,11,736. Laddhad was followed by Akansha Sehgal aka ‘akanshasehgal’ who received a prize money of ₹97,694. The top 39 players were paid a min-cash of ₹4,657.
Despite The Race being the lowest guarantee tournament that took place on Spartan Poker several pro players tried their hand at this event. Players who made it to the final table were Sankalp Marwah with two bullets (4th, ₹53,122), Suraj Yadav (5th, ₹41,674), Sushil Kumar (6th, ₹31,522), Vivek Karwa (8th, ₹17,010).
Other players who made it in the money were Rohan Bhasin (14th, ₹9,315), Vikram Pratapdan Langa with two bullets (26th, ₹5,940), Abhijeet Kumar (27th, ₹5,940), Anant Purohit (33rd, ₹4,657) among others. Final Table Series 2.0 Main Event winner Siddharth Karia fired two bullets and busted at 43rd spot. Similarly, IOPC veteran Arjanveer Singh Chadha busted at 46th spot but could not make it in the money.
The Endeavour tournament on PokerBaazi had 394 entries in total. The top 45 players were paid a min-cash of ₹7,722. This tournament was won by Chirag Sodha aka ‘miyagi’ who took home ₹2,90,000 in prize money. Sodha was followed by Ankit Bajaj aka ‘Psycorp’ who had a pay day of ₹2,03,000.
The initial guarantee of ₹12 Lakh was surpassed and the final prize pool stood at ₹13,79,000. Players who made it in the money were Bhanu Prakash (32nd, ₹8,963), Sahil Mahboobani (35, ₹8,936), Sanish Chhabra (37, ₹7,732), Advait Rajguru (4th, ₹96,53,000), Ritwik Khanna (12th, ₹21,100), Guruprasad Gupta (13th, ₹17,240).
Adda52’s The Mint tournament that started at 8 PM and ran till 4 AM was shipped by online reg Manish Lakhotia aka ‘newkidpoker.’ The tournament had a strong field and Lakhotia traversed to the top and grabbed ₹3,72,000 in prize money. The runner-up of this tournament was a mystery player called ‘mj333’ who cashed ₹2,25,000. The top 43 players were paid a min-cash of ₹8,250.
Players who made it in the money in the Mint tournament were Ritwik Khanna (9th, ₹24,000), Arsh Grover (10th ₹18,750), Anmol Mehta (11th, ₹18,750), Arjanveer Singh Chadha (19th, ₹12,750), Vinayak Bajaj (22nd, ₹11,250), Pawan Tez (24th, ₹11,250), Guruprasad Gupta (33rd, ₹9,750) and Sanat Mehrotra (40th, ₹8,250).
Manthra Koliyer is a writer at Gutshot Magazine. She has an affinity for seeing the world through people’s eyes. With a bubbly fun personality, you can always catch her chatting with anyone she comes across. Holding an English Literature degree from Wilson College, Mumbai, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism from Asian College of Journalism, this pop culture fanatic is ready to take on the world with a pen, paper, and microphone. She also actively works on her personal blog called namasteyconvict.blogspot.com, where for a moment she lets you into her drama-filled world.
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