Monday Roundup: Mahboobani, Pasha, Chadha win titles

Posted On 21 Jan, 2020 0

And here is a complete summary on Monday majors which is as usual relatively slower-paced than what the weekend puts down for the poker fanatics of the country. The leading online platform is overflowing with tons of tournaments attracting the low/mid and high-stakes players. And it was ReCharge in Spartan, The Bout in PokerBaazi, Inception in Adda52 and the latest Winter Series in PokerStars headlining the day. So, let’s take a quick tour of the major events across these sites…

ReCharge

Observing 7+ hours of grinding in the Monday feature on Spartan Poker was ReCharge INR 10 Lakhs GTD. Registering a field of 544 entries for a fixed buy-in of INR 2,200, which made the displayed guarantee slightly surpass and generating a higher prize pool from which the top 55 places profited. Reigning supreme was none other than a leading figure in both live and online felts, Sahil Mahboobani aka ‘HomelessOnWiFi’ who captured the title along with the first-place prize money after railing out Ajit Singh Arora aka ‘ace_bob’ in heads-up.

  • Total Entries – 544
  • Prize Pool – INR 10,88,000
  • Places Paid - 55
  • Min-Cash – INR 5,331

Down to two players and the competitors reached level 51, Mahboobani carrying the largest stack of 4.94 million up against Arora with 1.58 million.

Sahil Mahboobani – 3c As

Ajit Singh Arora – 8d Ah

Pre-flop, Arora raises 1.51 million and puts his entire stack in the middle followed by a call from Mahboobani. The board quickly opens Ts 6c 5d 3s Kc and Arora fails to dominate Mahboobani who triumphs the tournament tossing over his single pair of 33.

Arjanveer Chadha aka 'bazzingaa' (13th), Sunday SuperStack champ Sumit Sapra aka 'Sands Myth' (16th), Raman Gujral aka 'tathagat' (17th), Vivek Singh aka 'KasolHieghts' (27th), Ashish Munot aka 'Donkey 07' (34th) finished in the money.

The Bout

Guaranteeing INR 10 Lakhs in PokerBaazi’s The Bout that kick-started at 8 pm last night enrolling a total of 229 runners who entered for a buy-in of INR 4,400. Only the top 27 players could manage to battle through the field and grab the min-cash. And eventually, at 3:19 am, the winner was announced to have seized INR 2.35 Lakhs, ‘denialivey2’ defeated Vinayak Bajaj aka ‘salmanbhai’ in heads-up and made a valuable addition to his poker cabinet. The runner-up managed to bag INR 1.65 Lakh.

  • Total Entries – 229
  • Prize Pool – INR 10,00,000
  • Places Paid - 27
  • Min-Cash – INR 8,300

Other notable players decorating the field were Rahul Gupta aka 'Clearsky' (4th), Ratul Steves aka 'luna' (5th), Mandar Darade aka 'Thewall233' (11th), Sagar Choudhury aka 'sagarpupul' (13th), Rohit Setia aka 'acesinyourfaces' (14th), Spartan ReCharge winner (read above) Sahil Mahboobani aka 'ImHighIshove' (22nd) and so on.

Inception

Kaleem Pasha aka ‘fishwithnuts’ took down Inception INR 10 Lakhs GTD on Adda52 last night earning INR 1.83 Lakhs as the winner’s prize money. Pasha outlasted a field of 301 entries but only after a 3-way deal. Ayan Ray aka ‘gutshotguru1’ followed in the second position adding INR 1.78 Lakh and ‘lucky_bastered’ in the third-place bagging INR 1.61 Lakh.

  • Total Entries – 301
  • Prize Pool – INR 10,00,000
  • Places Paid - 30
  • Min-Cash – INR 8,000

Other notable players to cash include Prakash Gupta aka 'incredible7493' (7th), Naren Purohit aka 'IMUNAGI' (8th), Sandeep Varma aka 'effuno' (10th), Sanchit Adukia aka 'sanchit1990' (20th), Abhishek Garg aka 'thegrinder' (23rd), Sam Anand aka 'Lokimon' (28th) and others.

Monday Hustle

Monday Hustle INR 10 Lakhs GTD was a part of the PokerStars’ Winter Series which kicked off at 7:30 last day. Pulling out 207 players for a fixed buy-in of INR 4,400 which led to the creation of the prize pool from which only the top 34 strolled out along with a min-cash. After the dust settled, it was Arjanveer Chadha, the last man standing who defeated ‘the_ziro’ in heads-up. Chadha aka ‘ballistik310’ earned INR 1.15 Lakh for his efforts while his opponent settled in the runner-up position and managed to walk out with INR 84,762.

  • Total Entries – 207
  • Prize Pool – INR 10,00,000
  • Places Paid - 34
  • Min-Cash – INR 5,240

Sahil Mahboobani aka 'inaboobham' (3rd), Ashish Munot aka 'chipcharity999' (6th), Dhinesh Kumar aka 'you3betl4bet' (12th), Sagar Choudhury aka 'sagarpupull' (15th), Anuj Yadav aka 'brockLesnar95' (22nd), Ram Kakkar aka 'TheLagLawyer' (25th) and so on. For the latest updates on live and online poker tournaments keep reading GutshotMagazine.com and stay tuned!

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