Anant Purohit wins 10L on Sunday SuperStack on Spartan

Posted On 04 Dec, 2017 0
Anant Purohit

The only site in the Indian poker industry which is increasing tournament guarantees day by day is TheSpartanPoker and as we write this report, the site has confirmed that it will crown a millionaire on every Sunday of the month. Yes! The player favourite Sunday SuperStack tournament will now offer INR 10 Lakhs guaranteed for 1st place with an overall guarantee of INR 30 Lakhs.

Anant 'Pro' Purohit who outlasted 586 entries to claim his INR 10 Lakhs. Top 60 places got paid with a min-cash of INR 12,000. This is not the only feather in Purohit's cap as he is also a side event winner from the July edition of the India Online Poker Championship (IOPC).

Many players, old and new, participated and a bunch of the regs made it to the money including the recent Moneymaker winner at PokerBaazi, Devesh ‘devesh’ Thapar who secured 2nd place for INR 4,80,000. Other notables included Pulkit ‘Championplayer’ Goyal (3rd) for INR 2,70,000, Deepak ‘chimpoo’ Bothra (5th) for INR 1,23,000, Griboshin 'grib' Vellanthrov took 6th place for INR 90,000, Eka ‘gettingthere’ Vedantham took 9th place for INR 52,500, Sumit ‘boronyx’ Sapra took 15th place for INR 27,000, ‘Madanmohan’ took 16th place for INR 24,000, Millionaire winner Akshay ‘sherlock52’ Nasa took 25th place for INR 20,100, Vegas Poker Package winner Anirban ‘pokernoob’ Das took 31st place for INR 14,700 and IOPC July Main Event winner Rajesh ‘pokerkid8836’ Mahapatra took 32nd place for INR 14,700 among those who cashed out.

The winner was announced in the Level #55 with blinds running a heavy 90,000-1,80,000-22,500 where ‘devesh’ and ‘Pro’ played a raise and re-raise match pre-flop to eventually go all-in. ‘Pro’ had 8d Ah while ‘devesh’ holding Jc 9d went for a showdown 3d 5s 3s Ks 4s where ‘Pro’ won the hand and tournament with Ace kicker.

Speaking to the champion, Purohit said, “Sunday SuperStack is one of my favourite tourneys with an awesome structure! Really happy to be able to perform well. I was totally playing to win it from the very start. Thanks to TheSpartanPoker for such awesome featured tournament.” While ‘devesh’ exclaimed, “Back to back Sundays have gone well.”

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