Raman Gujral earns PokerBaazi Summit title
After firing 3 bullets worth INR 8,250 each, Raman Gujral aka ‘ifryu’ finally got what he wanted. He shipped PokerBaazi’s Summit INR 15 Lakhs for a significant first-place cash prize of INR 4,42,352 and it was well worth the bullets. The tournament started yesterday at 8 pm on the platform and was in the books by 3.22 am today morning.
Gujral overcame a field of 267 entries (including 132 re-entries) to ship the tournament and the first-place cash prize. Gujral beat ‘Hemant0606’ in heads-up and a tough Final Table which included Kavish Kukreja aka ‘Narcos’ (3rd – INR 1,99,649) and last night's Adda52 Godfather winner Aditya Sushant aka ‘gangajal’ (7th – INR 73,692). Winner of last night's SSS Head Hunter Laksh Pal Singh aka ‘boomtlt23’ (8th – INR 59,073), Neel Joshi aka ‘Worm33’ (9th – INR 44,255) and Goonjan Mall aka ‘gmtesting’ (10th – INR 32,240) also put up a tough fight as they nearly made it to the FT on PokerBaazi.
Gujral, a well-respected player of the community, was among the 8 Indian PSPC Platinum Pass winners to fly to Bahamas. Though he didn’t make it past the bubble in the tournament for which he earned the pass, he nevertheless made headlines, shipping All Players Are in The Money title for ~INR 54.51 Lakhs which became his best live score.
On virtual felts, he won two BSS SuperStack titles last year. He also, this month, finished runner-up to Sahil Chutani in the same tournament on PokerBaazi. No special prizes for guessing his favourite tournament. This win also adds a good amount to his bankroll, and a player like him will convert it into more wins in no time.
Some of the regs to finish ITM in tournaments last night were Siddhanth Kapoor aka ‘Bullzeye’ (13th), Sriharsha Doddapaneni aka ‘ivey2’ (14th), Bunty Batra aka ‘hiteshbhai’ (17th), Kartik Ved aka ‘TheInternetKid’ (20th), Vinay B aka ‘Vinstill’ (22nd), Shravan Chhabria aka ‘FishStars’ (24th), Sameer Tavanandi aka ‘Killersam’ (29th), Gaurav Sood aka ‘gaug17’ (31st), Rubin Labroo aka ‘kornkid’ (34th), and others.
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