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WPT Day 8: Ahuja, Purohit & Chowdhury Slayed The Virtual Felts To Win Big Poker
Manthra Koliyer
Posted on 09 Aug, 2021
By Manthra Koliyer
On 09 Aug, 2021
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By Manthra Koliyer
On 09 Aug, 2021
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WPT Day 8: Ahuja, Purohit & Chowdhury Slayed The Virtual Felts To Win Big


The World Poker Tour (WPT) hosted three events yesterday and top pros from the industry tried their hands at winning these events. The WPT Super Stack tournament was the biggest event hosted on Sunday. This Super Stack tournament was shipped by Rony Chowdhury who cashed a whopping ₹7,65,000 in prize money.

Other than the Super Stack, two other events were shipped by Ashish Ahuja and pro Anant Purohit. Let’s do a recap of all the events that took place yesterday.

WPT 3000 – ₹15 Lakh GTD

The first event of the day was the WPT 3000 tournament which was shipped by Ashish Ahuja aka ‘rocky3705’ who took home ₹3,95,819 in prize money. This tournament had 569 entries in total. The top 63 players in this ₹3,000 buy-in event were paid a min-cash of ₹ 3,881. The advertised guarantee of this event was surpassed and the final prize pool stood at ₹15,52,237.

Several pro players like Tanmay Benara (15th, ₹15,522), Ashwin Vijay (17th, ₹13,970), Arsh Grover (19th, ₹12,418), Ritesh Khatwani (25th, ₹8,537) among others. 

WPT Day 8: Ahuja, Purohit & Chowdhury Slayed The Virtual Felts To Win Big

  • Total entries: 569
  • Prize pool: ₹15,52,237
  • Buy-In: ₹3,000
  • Places paid: 63
  • Min-Cash: ₹3,881

WPT Super Stack – ₹30 Lakh GTD

WPT Super Stack was a ₹5,500 buy-in event which had 595 entries in total. The event was shipped by Rony Chowdhury aka ‘fish4life.’ Chowdhury was the biggest winner of the night as he took home a whopping ₹7,65,000 in prize money. The top 63 players in this WPT event were paid a min-cash of ₹7,500.

Notable grinders who made it in the money were Ashwin Vijay (3rd, ₹2,98,500), India Online Poker Championship (IOPC) July 2021 Commentator Kanchan Sharma (4th, ₹2,17,500), Cover star of Gutshot January 2021 Gaurav Sood (10th, ₹39,000), Minissha Lamba (11th, ₹39,000), Kunal Patni (19th, ₹24,000), Guruprasad Gupta (22nd, ₹18,000), Arun Sriram (29th, ₹15,000), Gokul Raj (37th, ₹13,500), Myron Pereira (44th, ₹10,500) among others.

  • Total entries: 595
  • Buy-In: ₹5,500
  • Places paid: 63
  • Min-Cash: ₹7,500

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WPT India Bounty Championship – ₹20 Lakh GTD

This Bounty tournament had a mega buy-in of ₹11,000. The event was shipped by pro player Anant Purohit aka ‘Pro_baba.’ Purohit who is an online reg took home ₹5,89,050 in prize money and ₹14,593 in bounty. The tournament had 306 entries in total and the top 34 players were paid a min-cash of ₹16,493. The advertised guarantee of this event was surpassed by a thin margin and the final prize pool stood at ₹23,56,201.

  • Total entries: 306
  • Prize pool: ₹23,56,201
  • Buy-In: ₹11,000
  • Places paid: 34
  • Min-Cash: ₹16,493

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