Gaurav Sood takes down PokerStars India Highroller

Posted On 06 Sep, 2019 0

Indian players are continuing to impress in every sphere, be it the running WPT Vietnam or online tournaments. Every day of the week, PokerStars comes up with their online tournament that is well-received by pro poker players in the country. Highroller 10 Lakh GTD kicked off on Thursday with none other than Gaurav Sood being crowned the winner of the day.

Thursday proved to be good for Sood who plays under the name ‘3betPanda’ on PokerStars India. The game saw a total number of 140 entries with an INR 7,700 buy-in. The Gurgaon boy is building his poker bankroll by increasing his number of victories.

Sood defeated Sreekanth Narayan heads-up. The Highroller saw a total prize pool of 10 Lakh with 3betPanda bagging INR 2,08,329 and Narayan banking INR 1 Lakh. Narayan was recently recognized as the winner of Big Slick, a tournament offering on Adda52.

Besides, the 6-hour long tournament had 23 places to be paid. Few of the notable players include Rajat Sharma (3rd), Nishant Sharma (7th), Ankit Wadhawan (10th), PokerStars Team Pro Aditya Agarwal (16th), Sagar Chowdhury (17th), and Sam Anand (23rd).

Sood is a frequent face among online tournaments taking place each day. Not that long ago, he was recorded to have won PokerStars India’s Uppercut PKO 6-Max INR 8 Lakh GTD with 184 entries where he bagged INR 1.7 Lakh followed by a recent win in PokerStars India Uppercut PKO INR 8 Lakh GTD. Beating the tough field of 228, he managed to add INR 2.1 Lakh to his poker bankroll.

The fast pace growth of online poker sites has been booming in India. Sood is a fantastic player with great winning records and more to come. He has been known among the top Indian pro poker players with multiple victories across websites.

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Event Dates Buy In
WPT Vietnam 2019 2nd Edition 3 Sep - 11 Sep VND 55,000,000
APT Philippines 11 Sep - 22 Sep TBD
India Poker Championship - September 2019 11 Sep - 15 Sep INR 35,000
APT Philippines 2019 11 Sep - 22 Sep PHP 55,000
WPT Japan 2019 15 Sep - 17 Sep JPY 20/30/40,000
APT Taiwan 9 Oct - 20 Oct TBD