IOPC Day 8: Manoj Pentakota Wins HighRoller 'The Elite'

Posted On 20 Jan, 2018 0

Spartan’s first Millionaire Manoj Pentakota emerged victorious in last night’s 'The Elite' HighRoller tournament for INR 10,66,500 in the on-going series of India Online Poker Championship (IOPC) at The series will conclude in just two days, so players, what are you waiting for? The IOPC ledearboard winner will get a mesmerizing Jeep Compass. The other top 9 places will get cash in prize chips over INR 10 Lakhs. Apart from the leaderboard, tomorrow is the last day of IOPC with the biggest guarantee ever Main Event of INR 1,50,00,000 for a buy-in of INR 11,000. Don’t forget to play satellites for the Main Event.

Coming back to IOPC Day 9 tournaments, let’s take a quick look:

IOPC #38 INR 330 (200K GTD) (R+A)

‘BolAuntyAuKya’ shipped the very first event of the day, claiming the title for INR 53,000 outlasting 619 entries. The champion defeated ‘PirateMihawk’ in the heads-up battle who took the second place for INR 32,500.

IOPC #39 INR 770 (175K GTD) (FO)

The Freezeout tournament saw 247 entries which was defeated by professional poker player Nishant ‘FunkyouFTW1’ Sharma for INR 46,375. Mumbai based player Sharma outlasted ‘Tuugi’ in the final battle who collected INR 28,875.

IOPC #40 INR 550 (125K GTD) (FO)

The second Freezeout tournament of the day drew 218 entries claimed by ‘yoyoyo’ in the final round defeating ‘nagafish’ in the last round of the tournament. The first place finisher ‘yoyoyo’ collected INR 46,375 for the first place finish while the second place finisher ‘nagafish’ took home INR 28,875 for the runner-up finish.

IOPC #41 INR 27,500 The Elite HighRoller (35L GTD)

The biggest tournament of the day 'The Elite' HighRoller was claimed by none other than Spartan’s first Millionaire Manoj Pentakota for INR 10,66,500. Pentakota outlasted 158 entries in total for the win. He defeated Sahil ‘$lim$hady19’ Chuttani in the final battle of the tournament. Chuttani took home INR 6,22,125 for the second-place finish.

IOPC #42 INR 3,300 (10L GTD) (RE)

The second last tournament of the day had a big guarantee of INR 10 Lakhs and it saw a participation of 496 entries, making a prize pool of INR 14,88,000. ‘lmamental’ who is none other than Danish Shaikh, claimed his second title in the series. This time he defeated ‘setmeup’ in the last round of the tournament for INR 394,320.

IOPC #43 INR 2,200 (500K GTD) PLO (RE)

The last tournament of the day drew 310 entries to make a prize pool of INR 620,000. The Pot-Limit Omaha event saw a champion in ‘nik55’. This is also ‘nik55’s second title of the series where he walked away with a prize of INR 164,300.

Here is a quick look of the updated leaderboard:


Event Dates Buy In
Asia Open Poker Tour 2019 1 Nov - 4 Nov TBD
APT Vietnam 2019 6 Nov - 17 Nov VND 22 million
Paradise Poker Series 5 7 Nov - 11 Nov KRW 1.1 million
Red Dragon JEJU 2019 9 Nov - 15 Nov KRW 2.5 million
Club46 Japan High Roller Festival 9 15 Nov - 17 Nov KRW 3.5 million
WPT Cambodia 2019 15 Nov - 25 Nov $1,100