Sunday Roundup: Pulkit Goyal wins SSS Millionaire on Spartan
An incredibly astonishing weekend followed by a smashing Sunday across the major poker platforms in the country hosting multiple events for their loyal user base. Sunday held a special place as Spartan Poker crowned its December edition’s SSS Millionaire INR 1.5 Crore GTD champion title! Secondly, few other sites saw record-breaking fields along with healthy prize pools and prominent names claiming the day! And here is a complete summary of Sunday majors…
SSS – The Millionaire
Scheduled between 13 to 15 December and a part of the Spartan Super Series (SSS), the multi-flight SSS Millionaire INR 1.5 Crores GTD hosted on Spartan Poker saw starting three flights, Day 1A, 1B and 1C, and the final day. Day 2 kicked off at 9 pm last night and 170 hopefuls resumed to claim the ambitious prize money.
The cards and chips remained in the hour for several intense hours until Pulkit Goyal aka ‘Championplayer’, a renowned figure in both online and live felts followed the path of Gokul Raj, the last SSS Millionaire winner and seized the enormous sum of prize money. Goyal defeated another online crusher Vaibhav Sharma aka ‘Nikka Zaildar’ in heads-up.
- Total Entries – 1,346
- Prize Pool – INR 1,50,00,000
- Places Paid - 167
- Min-Cash – INR 24,000
Several notable players to cash include Ashish Ahuja aka 'Spweushhhiiiii' (3rd), Kartik Ved aka 'TheInternetKid' (5th), Manish Lakhotia aka 'thekid' (8th), Eka Vedantham aka 'gettingthere' (12th), Pranjal Gandhi aka 'lilmessipranjal' (17th), Ayan Ray aka 'interlalia_1' (29th), Ashish Munot aka 'Donkey 07' (31st), Neel Joshi aka 'Worm33' (33rd), Rajat Mahajan aka 'BloatedBelly' (35th), Arjanveer Chadha aka 'bazzingaa' (36th), Arsh Grover aka 'BigggTymeR' (42nd), Goonjan Mall aka 'gmtesting' (43rd), Lakshpal Singh aka 'LuckyBhai$' (46th), Raghav Bansal aka 'thatssosick' (58th), Abhinav Iyer aka 'Schumi91' (59th), Yowan Patel aka 'PAPITO' (66th), Aditya Sushant aka 'SuperUser' (76th), Honey Bijlani aka 'HO9EY' (78th), Jayjit Ray aka 'David Blaine' (102nd) and so on.
Spartan Poker’s feature tournament, Sunday SuperStack INR 40 Lakhs GTD observed a record-breaking field of 789 entries registering for a buy-in of INR 5,500. The last man standing was an anonymous player but an online reg ‘Hit ‘Em Up’ who shipped the tournament after defeating ‘jailakshmi’ in heads-up.
- Total Entries – 789
- Prize Pool – INR 40,00,000
- Places Paid - 79
- Min-Cash – INR 13,600
The top 79 players ended in the money including Ayan Ray aka 'interlalia_1' (3rd), Shardul Parthasarathi aka 'F - Bomb' (7th), Naren Purohit aka 'IMUNAGI' (13th), Arsh Grover aka 'BigggTymeR' (14th), Sreekanth Narayan aka 'n0thing' (19th), Goonjan Mall aka 'gmtesting' (25th), Yowan Patel aka 'PAPITO' (35th), Ayush Garg aka 'lazyman' (37th), Ashish Munot aka 'Donkey 07' (38th), Aniket W aka 'Anteman' (41st), Pranjal Gandhi aka 'lilmessipranjal' (48th), Neeraj Kumar aka 'SelfClaimedPros' (56th), Rajat Sharma aka 'Garammasala' (62nd), Raghav Bansal aka 'thatssosick' (71st) and so on.
Pokerbaazi hosted two headlining tournaments yesterday, one of them was The Monster INR 5 Lakhs GTD at 5 pm. For a buy-in of INR 2,750, a total number of 240 players took their seats. Outlasting this field was a well-known online grinder Arjanveer Chadha aka ‘holdbaby' who added another title to his poker cabinet after beating priyankAAchoprAA’ in heads-up for INR 1.41 Lakhs. The anonymous runner-up managed to bag INR 99,060.
- Total Entries – 240
- Prize Pool – INR 6,00,000
- Places Paid - 27
- Min-Cash – INR 4,980
The guarantee was surpassed drawing a healthy prize pool which was split between the top contenders including Rajat Sharma aka 'LungFakeer' (4th), Rohit Setia aka 'acesinyourfaces' (5th), Anirban Das aka 'pottysingh' (10th), Anuj Yadav aka 'brockLesnar95' (11th), Pranay Chawla aka 'setmeup' (15th), Shagun Jain aka 'sogani22' (21st) and others.
The highest guaranteed tournament on Sunday on PokerBaazi was BSS SuperStack INR 25 Lakhs. Each player chipped in INR 5,500 buy-in and the entire event saw a massive number of hopefuls battling their way to grab the top prize. Breaking the guarantee, the top 63 places received a paycheck from the higher prize pool of INR 27 Lakhs. However, the biggest share of the same was taken by Rajat Mahajan aka ‘happyfish’ pocketing INR 5.24 Lakhs beating ‘Apocalypto’ in heads-up. The anonymous player secured INR 3.67 for the runner-up position.
- Total Entries – 540
- Prize Pool – INR 27,00,000
- Places Paid - 63
- Min-Cash – INR 9,990
Other notable earners include Sahil Mahboobani aka 'ImHighIshove' (3rd), Kartik Ved aka 'TheInternetKid' (8th), Guneet Kwatra aka 'guntz' (10th), Ayan Ray aka 'interlalia_1' (13th), Raghav Bansal aka 'thatssosick' (21st), Manish Lakhotia aka 'thekid' (25th), Arsh Grover aka 'Button_Hai_Bro' (36th), Arjanveer Chadha aka 'holdbaby' (59th) and others.
Generally, Sundays are reserved for 2 major tournaments on Adda52, and one of them is Mega Suits INR 25 Lakhs GTD which kicked off at 8 pm yesterday. 8+ hours into the competition saw a massive field with each player chipping in INR 5,500 buy-in. The last man standing was a prominent face in the online felts Rubin Labroo aka ‘kornkif’ emerged victoriously strengthening his poker bankroll. The tournament ended after Labroo railed out ‘ravikirti’ in heads-up for INR 6.58 Lakhs while the runner-up walked out with INR 3.84 Lakhs.
- Total Entries – 549
- Prize Pool – INR 27,45,021
- Places Paid - 55
- Min-Cash – INR 12,353
The guarantee was smashed, creating a bigger prize pool, a portion of which was taken away by the top 55 players including Rajat Sharma aka ‘Oshoswami’ (3rd), Sahil Mahboobani aka 'ImHighIshove' (7th), Sam Anand aka 'Lokimon' (10th), Karan Radia aka 'Reg_Slayer' (15th), Ayush Garg aka 'lazyman' (19th), Guneet Kwatra aka 'guntz' (26th), Kartik Ved aka 'TheInternertKid' (29th), Sanat Mehrotra aka 'mehro2511' (50th) and others.
Sunday on PokerStars are all about Sunday Special INR 15 Lakhs GTD, a bounty tournament which kicks off at 5 pm sharp. Each player chipped in INR 5,500 buy-in to enter the competition and eventually after long intense hours of grinding, the star of the night was online reg ‘GTO_LIFE_GG’ to fire two bullets and shipping the tournament for INR 1.47 Lakhs defeating ‘chilitej’ in heads-up.
- Total Entries – 290
- Prize Pool – INR 15,00,000
- Places Paid - 47
- Min-Cash – INR 5,464
Other notable players include Anirban Das aka 'nocluewho' (6th), Kartik Ved aka 'TheInternetKid' (12th), Rubin Labroo aka 'kornkid4' (13th), Neel Joshi aka 'Worm236' (17th), Gaurav Sood aka '3betPanda' (22nd), Arsh Grover aka 'BiggggTymeR' (24th), Harsh Dembla aka 'kakori kabab' (26th), Muskan Sethi aka 'Muskan Sethi' (34th), Ashish Ahuja aka 'Spewushhhiiiii' (40th), Pranjal Gandhi aka 'lilmessipranjal' (45th) and so on.
9stacks hosts StackUp INR 2.5 Lakhs GTD scheduled for each Sunday at 7:59 sharp. The late-night tournament pulled out 141 players for a buy-in of INR 1,650.
- Total Entries – 141
- Prize Pool – INR 2,50,000
- Places Paid - 20
- Min-Cash – INR 2,500
Taking away the limelight was Karan Sawhney aka ‘chickentikka’ who emerged triumphantly and bagged INR 65,000 after eliminating Nitin Ranka aka 'ElMonje' in heads-up. Ranka managed to secure the runner-up position for INR 45,000. For latest updates on live and online poker tournaments keep reading GutshotMagazine.com and stay tuned!
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