Monday Roundup: Ashish Munot wins back-to-back titles
A slow-paced Monday brought tons of newcomers who lined up showcasing their poker skills across the virtual felts. Unquestionably, Monday night was also lit with several other prominent faces, but the star of the night was none other than Ashish Munot. So, let’s take a look at the flagship events across the online platforms last night…
Spartan Poker hosted ReCharge INR 12 Lakhs GTD that continued for over 6 long hours. And yesterday registered a massive number of 535 players, each one of whom entered for a buy-in of INR 2,200. However, riding past the field was an anonymous yet a well-known circuit grinder ‘ONmyMAC’ who was announced the first-place finisher after the players settled for a 3-way deal.
- Total Entries – 535
- Prize Pool – INR 12,00,000
- Places Paid - 47
- Min-Cash – INR 6,840
Eventually, the prize pool was shared among the top 47 places including Faiz Alam aka 'DrStrange' (4th), Avneesh Munjal aka 'IamAM' (11th), Sunil Arora aka 'bababk' (15th), Kunal Sharma aka 'cvc' (17th), Yowan Patel aka 'PAPITO' (19th), The Bout winner (read below) Ashish Munot aka 'Donkey 07' (21st), Pranay Chawla aka 'MajhiSatakali' (22nd), Lakshpal Singh aka 'LuckyBhai$' (25th), Siddharth Karia aka 'schemer77' (33rd), Ashish Kaushik aka 'mmonas' (36th), Kaushik Ghosh aka 'kaushik53' (38th), Myron Pereira aka 'mehhhhh' (39th), Goonjan Mall aka 'gmtesting' (46th) and so on.
Dominating a field of 201 entries in PokerBaazi’s flagship tournament The Bout INR 10 Lakhs GTD, Ashish Munot returned to grab his second title after already becoming a Millionaire in X5 on Sunday night. Munot playing under the username ‘OMG_spew’ who railed out his opponent ‘Identity’ to secure INR 2.41 Lakhs while pushing the runner-up to walk out with INR 1.69 Lakhs.
- Total Entries – 201
- Prize Pool – INR 10,00,000
- Places Paid - 24
- Min-Cash – INR 9,600
Other notable finishers include Devvrat Arya aka 'flopCheck' (4th), Siddharth Mehndiratta aka 'si151190' (6th), Vinay Rajpal aka 'vinay09' (10th), Rohit Setia aka 'acesinyourfaces' (17th), Mohit Kankariya aka 'TurnYourAce' (23rd) and others.
The headliner event on PokerStars was Monday Hustle INR 6 Lakhs GTD. The players registered themselves for a fixed buy-in of INR 3,300. However, after long intense hours of the grinding session, the players settled for a heads-up deal, marking an end to the tournament. However, it was ‘Infic11’ who topped the list followed by ‘deep12322’ in the runner-up position and both secured INR 1,09,652.
- Total Entries – 152
- Prize Pool – INR 6,00,000
- Places Paid - 23
- Min-Cash – INR 7,751
The top 23 players finishing in the money include Ankit Wadhawan aka 'b00mtr00p3r' (3rd), Harsh Dembla aka 'kakori kabab' (12th), Anuj Yadav aka 'brockLesnar95' (13th), Faiz Alam aka 'LFGgggg' (15th) and others.
Last night’s flagship event on 9stacks was StackUp Turbo INR 1 Lakh GTD luring a total of 107 players with each one chipping in a buy-in of INR 1,100. Taking away the limelight was an anonymous player ‘Brock27’ who eliminated ‘Ajayrajput’ for INR 28,000, first-place prize money. Eventually, the runner-up also managed to secure INR 20,000.
- Total Entries – 107
- Prize Pool – INR 1,00,000
- Places Paid - 12
- Min-Cash – INR 1,625
Raj Kumar Gahlot aka 'Fireman' (5th), Sunny Shashi Singh aka 'ARRAH' (7th), Satyam Gupta aka 'noobAf' (8th), Neeraj Dureja aka 'Cheetah' (10th) were among the top finishers to cash. For latest updates on live and online poker tournaments keep reading GutshotMagazine.com and stay tuned!
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