Nishant Dalal wins Spartan’s Sunday SuperStack
The Spartan Poker, one of the big ones in Indian online poker game, hosts plenty of tournaments all around the year. A typical Sunday on Spartan’s platform is studded with high-stakes signature tournaments, all having staggering guarantees and reasonable buy-ins.
Last night, Spartan hosted Sunday SuperStack INR 25 lakh GTD, with the event drawing a total of 346 entries, including 75 re-entries. All the entries individually chipped in the buy-in of INR 5,500 to surpass the guarantee by an extra INR 1,45,000.
The event started at 7:30 pm yesterday and was in the books by 3:10 am today morning. Top 50 places were paid out. After a grind of almost 8 hours, Nishant Dalal aka ‘tilt_master’ was crowned as the champion, sweeping an overwhelming INR 6,87,700 as 1st place cash prize.
He defeated another known player ‘GTOsucks’ in heads-up, who cashed out a sizeable amount of INR 4,23,200. The anonymous player already won 3 tournaments on Spartan last month, the Elite, Destiny 7.0 and completing a hat-trick with the Mega Stack win a couple days later.
Entering the heads-up battle, Dalal had already accumulated a huge chip lead of over 6:1, playing spectacularly throughout the series, so shipping the tournament was almost already decided for him. The final hand saw GTOsucks call Dalal’s all-in pre-flop. The board came to Js 2h 6d 4c Kh and Dalal swept the table clean with a pair of twos when he showed Qd 2d beating GTOsucks’ King-high hand.
Other known names to cash out include the SSS SHR winner ‘randomiser’ (48th), Arjanveer Chadha aka ‘instrumental’ (45th), Avadh Shah aka ‘Joka240’ (40th), Sumit Sapra aka ‘mrgr33n’ (34th), Vidwath Shetty aka ‘RoronoA’ (26th), Kanishka Samant aka ‘Wildflower’ (25th), Abhinav Iyer aka ‘Schumi91’ (24th), Sahil Chutani aka ‘$lim$hady19’ (22nd), Vivek Rughani aka ‘Pokerbatman27’ (20th), Neel Joshi aka ‘Worm33’ (14th), and Anirban Das aka ‘pokernoob’ (13th).
Finishing 9th was a previous Mega Suits winner Gokul Raj aka ‘Super Kings’, taking home INR 50,255. Filling the 4th place was Shravan Chhabria aka ‘D.Trump04’ taking home INR 1,74,570. Keep reading GutshotMagazine.com for more tournament announcements, promotions, updates and general news from around the world.