Haresh Kukreja bags Sunday Stacks title
9stacks is one budding website among the Indian online poker scenario which is steadily gaining steam in the industry. It has, over time, introduced many tournaments and series which have become popular among the poker masses of this country. It is now among the leading websites of the scene.
They also launched the ‘Prime Time Leaderboard Challenge’ just recently, which will run for 15 days, till 30th December, and will pay top 3 players out of INR 5 Lakhs in guaranteed prize money. Yesterday also saw a high-stakes feature tournament, Sunday Stacks INR 15 Lakh GTD, being hosted on 9stacks.
The tournament has a guaranteed prize pool of INR 15 Lakhs for a buy-in of INR 5,500. Yesterday’s Stacks attracted a total of 201 entries (63 re-buys), who collectively coughed up INR 10,05,000, five thousand extra than the guarantee.
The champion to be crowned the Sunday Stacks title yesterday was the well-known player Haresh Kukreja aka ‘Dietchips’. He took home INR 3,82,500 as 1st place cash prize, beating Avnit Bagri aka ‘Bubbles_14’ in heads-up. Bagri also cashed out sizeably, taking home INR 2,62,000.
Kukreja is better known by his nickname though, Kavish, and has been around the circuit for quite a while now. He just won The Vegas in PPL Winter Edition two days ago. He also topped the final Ace Race Leaderboard on Adda52, showing his dedication for the skill-based game. Kukreja is an accomplished live player as well and has cashed out many times in various tournaments all over India. He also won the Deltin Poker Tournament (DPT) Main Event back in 2017.
Other known names to cash out included Rubin Labroo aka ‘kornkid’ (4th – INR 1.35 Lakhs), Rajat Sharma aka ‘OshoSwami’ (5th – INR 96K). Last week’s HI-FRI Stacks winner Ankur Agarwal also made an appearance at 10th place, cashing out INR 26,250 as ‘FLOPZILA’. Keep reading GutshotMagazine.com for more tournament updates, announcements and general poker news from around the world.