Wednesday night on the online poker felts was a memorable affair. Top pros were grinding hard for the top spots. With the Final Table Series (FTS) 3.0 happening on Spartan Poker, PokerHigh and BLITZPOKER, the virtual felts were buzzing with high energy. Not far behind were Adda52, PokerStars, and PokerBaazi with their respective high-value tournaments. Let’s have a quick look at the action that unfolded last night.
The Maverick event on Adda52 was one of the biggest tourneys of the night, with a buy-in of ₹2,500. The tournament had a competitive playing field. The top 63 players were paid, and the min-cash stood at ₹3,750. Ankur Sehgal aka ‘Aceleration’ shipped this tourney for an impressive ₹3,82,500. Mohit Dhingra aka ‘Gandiaa’ was the runner-up who took a pay cheque of ₹2,17,500.
Gutshot’s January 2021 e-magazine cover star Gaurav Sood finished fourth for ₹1,08,750. Ankit Wadhawan (6th, ₹41,250), Sahil Mahboobani (7th,₹41,250), IOPC January 2021 Mastermind and Millionaire Legends winner Aniket Waghmare (18th, ₹12,000), Mohit Mehta (19th, ₹12,000), Manish Lakhotia (46th, ₹5,250), Ritwik Khanna (55th, ₹4,500) and Gutshot’s April 2021 e-magazine cover star Siddharth Karia (59th, ₹3,750) at this tourney.
PokerBaazi’s The Pride tourney witnessed 333 entries on its virtual felts. The event surpassed its initial guarantee to generate a final prize pool of ₹11,66,000. The top 36 places enjoyed a portion of this prize pool and the min-cash stood at ₹7,925.
Akshay Kapoor aka ‘CallmeAK’ nailed this tourney and added a handsome prize money of ₹2,57,000 to his bankroll. Mystery player ‘sarthak2222’ finished second for ₹1,81,000.
Sahil Mahboobani with four re-entries finished at the second runner-up spot for ₹1,00,035. Vinay Rajpal (8th, ₹22,353). Armaan Kochhar (9th, ₹16,564), IOPC January 2021 Main Event winner Laksh Pal Singh (28th, ₹8,124) and IOPC July 2021 commentator Kanchan Sharma (43rd, ₹6,799).
Players like INCOOP-06 winner and FTS 3.0 #14 Challenger runner-up Harsh Dembla (54th), Rubin Labroo (58th), Vishal Bajaj (61st), Bharath Kumar with six re-entries (64th), Vishnu Khandelwal (73rd), Mithun Mahesh (74th) and Ashish Ahuja with three re-entries (102nd) busted without making any money at this tourney.
Event 18 of India Championship of Online Poker (INCOOP) on PokerStars witnessed 369 entries. The min-cash at this tournament stood at ₹6,799, and the top 47 places got paid.
Sagar Choudhury aka ‘sagarpupull’ topped the table and added ₹1,82,169 to his bankroll. At the runner-up spot was Kunal Yadav aka ‘kunnotaguero’ who walked away with ₹1,34,993.
Aman Parakh with five re-entries finished third for ₹1,16,000. Online reg Sanish Chhabra busted at the seventh spot for ₹42,890, India Poker Champion (IPC) 2020 winner, Rubin Labroo finished 11th with five re-entries for ₹18,760. IOPC January 2021 Millionaire United winner Siddhanth Kripalani, left the table at the 21st spot for ₹11,540. Other players who made it in the money included names like Vishal Bajaj (22nd, ₹10,260), Ankit Wadhawan (24th, ₹10,260), Vaibhav Sharma (30th, ₹7,925), Shashank Desai (32nd, ₹7,925), while Sanat Mehrotra (36th, ₹7,925).
Players who left empty-handed were Armaan Kochhar (37th), Vinay Rajpal (39th), Vishnu Khandelwal (45th), Manish Lakhotia (48th), Arjanveer Singh Chadha (49th), Sahil Mahboobani (61st), Abhimanyu Mittal (64th) and Ashish Ahuja with five re-entries (67th).
Amarylisa Gonsalves is a Content Writer at Gutshot Magazine. Advancing from a marketing background, she found her calling in writing. She takes delight in exploring genres and is a curious learner. Patient and ambivert, she believes in letting her work speak for itself. Apart from content writing, she finds solace in writing poetry by manifesting herself through words. Additionally, she adores indulging in drawing and DIY crafts.
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