Sunday Roundup: Manoj Pentakota triumphs Millionaire Legends
On one hand, the live felts were busy hosting Deltin Poker Tournament (DPT) and on the other, the online circuit was thundering with tons of events! March on Spartan Poker commenced with Millionaire Legends followed by double feature tournaments. PPL is also underway on PokerBaazi, other attractions were Adda52's Big Slick and Mega Suits and PokerStars' Sunday Special. And here is a complete summary of Sunday night...
The new month kicked off with Millionaire Legends INR 1.5 Crore GTD on Spartan Poker attracting a pretty good field which eventually saw the advertised guarantee smash to become INR 1.63 Crore which was eventually profited by the top 100 finishers. Day 2 of the Millionaire Legends halted at 2:13 am and it was Spartan's first-ever Millionaire, Manoj Pentakota aka 'MRBLUE' to take away the limelight after eliminating Mayank Jaggi aka ‘TheBoogeyMan’ in heads-up who secured the second place payout.
- Date - 1 March
- Prize Pool – INR 1,63,25,000
- Places Paid - 100
- Min-Cash – INR 40,812
Other notable players taking home a chunk of the prize pool includes Sathish Ananth aka 'Jaqkten' (4th), Aditya Agarwal aka 'Yennefer' (5th), Venkatesh Mukundan aka 'Borissss' (7th), Manish Lakhotia aka 'thekid' (9th), Rubin Labroo aka 'kornkid' (15th), Sanket Arora aka '[email protected]' (16th), Siddarth Singhvi aka 'PeterPunter' (17th) and so on.
Spartan Poker’s Sunday feature Sunday SuperStack INR 35 Lakhs GTD pulled out 763 runners after each one chipped in INR 5,500. This number was enough to create a bigger prize pool of INR 38.15 Lakhs. After the dust had settled it was a well-known player in the country Raghav Bansal aka ‘thatssosick’ to triumph the tournament knocking out Arsh Grover aka ‘BigggTymeR’ in heads-up.
- Total Entries – 763
- Prize Pool – INR 38,15,000
- Places Paid - 71
- Min-Cash – INR 14,497
The prize pool was shared among Kanchan Sharma aka 'Bubblegum' (5th), Myron Pereira aka 'mehhhhh' (7th), Guneet Kwatra aka 'guntz' (15th), Sanket Arora aka '[email protected]' (24th), Ashish Munot aka 'Donkey 07' (26th), Arjanveer Chadha aka 'bazzingaa' (31st), Sumit Sapra aka 'Sands Myth' (59th) and others.
Electric Big Daddy
Spartan Poker’s second feature tournament began at 9:30 pm registering 436 entries out of which only the top 39 finished in the money. And the one to take home the biggest share of the prize pool was one again, Srihari Bang who railed out ‘ikigai’ in heads-up play to add yet another title to his poker CV.
- Total Entries – 436
- Prize Pool – INR 10,00,000
- Places Paid - 39
- Min-Cash – INR 6,900
Anant Purohit aka 'Pro' (5th), Siddhant Kapoor aka 'bullzeye' (6th), Ashish Kaushik aka 'mmonas' (11th), Mithun Mahesh aka 'Intuitionnn' (15th), Hitesh Batra aka 'hitesh bhai' (23rd), Srihari Bang aka 'Fish2050' (27th), Sandeep Varma aka 'effuno' (30th) were among a few notable players ending in the money.
The Endeavour (Flight 1A and 1B)
PokerBaazi Premier League (PPL) is underway on PokerBaazi guaranteeing INR 7.3 Crore GTD and The Endeavour INR 50 Lakhs GTD wrapped up two starting flights. Flight 1A pulled out 545 entrants after paying 5,500, individually. After 6+ hours of grinding it was Gaurav Sood aka ‘gaug17’ to bag the maximum chips of 402,443 chips.
PPL Event #18 The Endeavour Flight 1B kickstarted at 9 pm pulling out 459 entrants, after hours of battle it was Arjanveer Chadha aka ‘holdbaby’ to possess the largest stack of 503,564 becoming the overall chip leader. Chadha is followed by Laksh Pal Singh aka ‘boomtilt23’ with 457,490 chips and ‘sokopa’ in the third place with 399,711 chips, rounding up the top three.
Sunday feature on PokerBaazi, the popular BSS SuperStack INR 30 Lakhs was a part of PPL. A total of 619 runners entered the tournament, generating a prize pool of INR 30.95 Lakhs. Coming out on top was Arsh Grover aka ‘Button_Hai_Bro’ who locked INR 5.84 Lakhs in prize money defeating ‘flopCheck’ in heads-up who settled for INR 4.10 Lakhs in the runner-up position.
- Total Entries – 619
- Prize Pool – INR 30,95,000
- Places Paid - 72
- Min-Cash – INR 9,594
The top 72 places received a payout including Ragesh Mishra aka 'ragesh91' (4th), Sreekanth Narayan aka 'n0thing' (10th), Guneet Kwatra aka 'guntz' (11th), Pranay Chawla aka 'setmeup' (12th), Anmol Mehta aka 'anzzzzz' (15th), Faiz Alam aka 'AilaGaya' (20th), Pranav Bang aka 'pranav.bang1' (21st), Aditya Sushant aka 'gangajal' (64th) and so on.
PPL Event #16 MegaStack INR 7 Lakhs commenced at 7 pm yesterday fetching 330 entries after each paid INR 2,750 buy-in. The top 36 places received a paycheck from the final prize pool. It was circuit grinder Abhishek Rathod aka ‘AbhishekRathod’ to clinch the winner’s prize money of INR 1.82 Lakhs defeating ‘roothless’ in heads-up who took away INR 1.27 Lakhs for settling in the second position.
- Total Entries – 330
- Prize Pool – INR 8,25,000
- Places Paid - 36
- Min-Cash – INR 5,610
Ayan Ray aka 'interlalia_1' (3rd), Kanchan Sharma aka 'Kanchansharma' (7th), Siddharth Pandey aka 'Siddonuts' (9th), Rubin Labroo aka 'kornkid' (25th), Srihari Bang aka 'bangbang999' (28th), Aniket W aka 'Anteman' (34th), Anurag Srivastava aka '13anurag' (36th) and so on finished in the money.
Big Slick AF
Sunday on Adda52 is reserved for two feature tournaments and one of them is Big Slick AF assuring INR 15 Lakhs GTD which kicked off at 4 pm yesterday. After 8+ hours of intense grinding eventually saw Sanish Chhabra aka ‘sanish21’ who added INR 2.42 Lakhs in prize money. Chhabra defeated ‘gutshotguru1’ who earned the second-place payout of INR 2.37 Lakhs.
- Total Entries – 683
- Prize Pool – INR 15,36,736
- Places Paid - 71
- Min-Cash – INR 7,304
Neel Joshi aka 'neeljoshi23' (3rd), Sreekanth Narayan aka 'n0thing' (7th), Rubin Labroo aka 'kornkif' (11th), Goonjan Mall aka 'gmtesting' (12th), Naren Purohit aka 'IMUNAGI' (15th), Anmol Mehta aka 'anzzzzz' (47th), Anurag Srivastava aka 'NormanBates' (63rd) and others finished in the money.
Mega Suits AF
Adda52's flagship tournament Mega Suits AF INR 30 Lakhs GTD saw 570 entries for INR 5,500 last evening at 6 pm. The top 63 places earned a paycheck from the final prize pool. Outlasting this field was Ujjwal Narwal who beat ‘Pegasus1505’ in heads-up to earn a hefty INR 7.05 Lakhs in prize money.
- Total Entries – 570
- Prize Pool – INR 30,00,000
- Places Paid - 63
- Min-Cash – INR 12,750
The top 63 places earning a payout include Anil adiani aka 'spewtard' (7th), Rubin Labroo aka 'kornkif' (11th), Ayush Garg aka 'lazyman' (41st), Pranav Bang aka 'pranavbang' (46th), Sanat Mehrotra aka mehro2511' (58th), Anmol Mehta aka 'anzzzzz' (59th)
Sunday on PokerStars are all about Sunday Special INR 15 Lakhs GTD which kicked off at 5 pm sharp pulling out 305 entrants. Each one chipped in INR 5,500 buy-in to enter the competition and eventually after long intense hours of grinding, the players settled for a heads-up deal it was Gaurav Sood aka ‘3betPanda’ who came out on top and Sahil Mahboobani aka ‘inaboobham’ rested in the second place both pocketing INR 1.24 Lakhs in prize money.
- Total Entries – 305
- Prize Pool – INR 15,25,000
- Places Paid - 53
- Min-Cash – INR 4,844
Aditya Agarwal aka 'Artooriouss' (9th), Sandeep Varma aka 'effuno007' (13th), Shagun Jain aka 'sogani22' (22nd), Rajat Sharma aka 'sharabikebabi' (28th), Goonjan Mall aka 'gmtesting.ind' (29th), Hitesh Batra aka 'hiteshbhai999' (35th), Arjanveer Chadha aka 'ballistick310' (37th), Srihari Bang aka 'bangbang1999' (53rd) ended up earning.
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