Sam Anand continues red hot run; wins Sunday Stacks

Posted On 12 Feb, 2019 0

There is no such word as ‘stopping’ in Sam Anand’s dictionary. After winning the 9stacks’ Tuesday Stacks a couple weeks ago, he went on to win the Tuesday Stacks again the following week and a couple days ago on Sunday, he won the biggest 9stacks tournament in a week – Sunday Stacks INR 15 Lakhs GTD.

The tournament began at the usual 8 pm on 9stacks and was in the books by 1.35 am on Monday morning. A total of 174 entries (including 50 re-buys) were made for a buy-in of INR 5,500, which saw some knowns in the mix too. Sam Anand aka ‘Lokimon’ took home the 1st place cash prize of INR 3,30,000 and the title, beating ‘Faceless’ in heads-up.

The latter had to settle for INR 2,10,000 for his runner-up finish. Anand will also be looking to make a hat-trick tonight by winning the Tuesday Stacks again. He is a well-known community player and has shipped many titles previously, all from well-established platforms. He even shipped Spartan Big Daddy back in July 2018, for a package trip to Goa.

With the back-to-back Tuesday Stacks wins on 9stacks and this significant Sunday Stacks win, the player has added some big cashes in a short period of time and will be hoping to convert it into a few bigger wins along his way, as the year progresses.

The tournament on Sunday saw top 27 places being paid and there were a few regs in the mix too. Neel Joshi aka ‘Worm33’ finished 11th in the money for INR 3,750. Rubin Labroo was also playing and finished just before Joshi at 12th for INR 30k. Adda52 Millions winner Sahil Mahboobani aka ‘ImHighIshove’ finished 16th for INR 22.5k.

A couple more regulars were in the mix. Arsh Grover aka ‘BigggTymeR’ finished 25th for INR 18,750 and Anirban Das aka ‘Pokernoob’ finished 26th for INR 18,750 as well. Keep reading for more similar news and general poker news from around the world.

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Event Dates Buy In
Spartan Super Series (Feb 2019) 13 Feb - 17 Feb INR 11,000
2019 PPPoker World Championship 15 Feb - 21 Feb PHP 55,000
APT Taiwan 2019 20 Feb - 3 Mar TWD 33,000
The Game Changer INR 2 Crore GTD 20 Feb - 24 Feb INR 11,000
Adda52 Grand FT - 8 Vegas Packages 24 Feb - 24 Feb INR 3,500
5 For 5 (February) 24 Feb - 24 Feb INR 5,500