Sunday Roundup: Sriharsha D wins Spartan Sunday SuperStack
What a fabulous start to the week it has been! Sunday was conquered by some of the biggest names in the poker industry and the new week has brought in with it the highest guarantee tournaments and the assured amount was smashed eventually. However, the Baazi Poker Tour Online (BPTO) on PokerBaazi was the biggest hit last day and here is the complete summary on Sunday majors…
Sunday saw Spartan Poker’s flagship tournament Sunday SuperStack INR 35 Lakhs GTD which attracted 676 players for a buy-in of INR 5,500. The competition continued till 5:47 am until the ultimate winner was announced. And it was none other than Sriharsha D aka ‘Fish2050’ who has been quite a star since the past week after triumphing Ultron on Thursday. Sriharsha grabbed the title and the first-place prize money after eliminating ‘Bluff.me.not’ in heads-up.
- Total Entries – 676
- Prize Pool – INR 35,00,000
- Places Paid - 63
- Min-Cash – INR 15,225
Other notable players to finish in the money include Eka Vedantham aka 'gettingthere' (8th), Jayjit Ray aka 'David Blaine' (9th), Raman Gujral aka 'tathagat' (15th), Aniket W aka 'Anteman' (18th), Raghav Bansal aka 'thatssosick' (24th), Vikranth Varma aka 'borntrouble' (34th), Ashish Ahuja aka 'Spewushhhiiiii' (36th), Sanish Chhabra aka 'Sanish21' (56th) and so on.
By now the country knows that Baazi Poker Tour Online (BPTO) is underway on PokerBaazi and Sunday was about two feature tournaments, one of them being the BPTO MegaStack INR 15 Lakhs GTD luring 401 players, each one of whom chipped in a buy-in of INR 3,850. It was a well-known figure in the online circuit Sreekanth Narayan aka ‘n0thing’ who defeated Shadul Parthasarathi aka 'duuurrrr' in heads-up to bag INR 3.15 Lakhs as winner’s prize money. However, the runner-up settled for INR 2.2 Lakh.
- Total Entries – 401
- Prize Pool – INR 15,00,000
- Places Paid - 45
- Min-Cash – INR 8,400
The top players receiving a paycheck includes Pranay Chawla aka 'setmeup' (4th), Manish Lakhotia aka 'thekid' (5th), Pranjal Gandhi aka 'lilmessi' (9th), Aditya Kulkarni aka 'adit11' (21st), Sahil Mahboobani aka 'ImHighIshove' (23rd), Rubin Labroo aka 'kornkid' (34th), Kartik Ved aka 'gettingthere' (36th), Goonjan Mall aka 'gmtesting' (37th), 9stacks' The Dragon winner (read below) Anurag Srivastava aka '13anurag' (44th) and others.
BPTO SuperStack INR 30 Lakhs on PokerBaazi proved to be a massive hit after the guaranteed amount was smashed to become INR 39 Lakhs. For a buy-in of INR 8,250 was paid by 527 entries but the star of the night was one of the leading figures in the country Nishant Sharma aka ‘Nishant177’ who defeated BPTO Megastack’s runner-up Shadul Parthasarathi aka ‘duuurrrr’ for INR 7.67 Lakhs. Eventually, Parthasarathi settled for INR 5.38 Lakh for the runner-up position.
- Total Entries – 527
- Prize Pool – INR 39,52,500
- Places Paid - 63
- Min-Cash – INR 14,624
The huge prize pool was shared among the top 63 places including Guneet Kwatra aka 'guntz' (3rd), Shagun Jain aka 'sogani22' (5th), Abhinav Iyer aka 'griezmann' (7th), Ashish Munot aka 'OMG_spew' (11th), Sanat Mehrotra aka 'mehro2511' (15th), Aniket W aka 'Anteman' (23rd), Gaurav Sood aka 'gaug17' (24th), Arjanveer Chadha aka 'holdbaby' (25th), Neel Joshi aka 'Worm33' (34th), Pranay Chawla aka 'setmeup' (56th) and so on.
Adda52’s flagship tournament Big Slick INR 15 Lakhs GTD is reserved for each Sunday and yesterday observed a huge field of 689 players entering for a buy-in of INR 2,500. It was an anonymous player ‘Drock’ who defeated Vaibhav Sharma aka ‘alienrobot’ in heads-up to add INR 2.7 Lakhs to his poker bankroll. Sharma settled for INR 2 Lakhs, resting in the runner-up position.
- Total Entries – 689
- Prize Pool – INR 15,50,244
- Places Paid - 71
- Min-Cash – INR 7,388
The top 71 players walked out with a paycheck including Rajat Sharma aka 'Oshoswami' (6th), Sanish Chhabra aka 'Sanish21' (9th), Sumit Sapra aka 'Hammer_Head' (13th), Rubin Labroo aka 'kornkif' (43rd), Kartik Ved aka 'TheInternetKid' (65th) and others.
Sunday is held in reserve for two major tournaments on Adda52 and the second one being Mega Suits INR 25 Lakhs. Registering 521 players for a buy-in of INR 5,500, eventually the guarantee was surpassed, generating a higher prize pool of INR 26 Lakhs, a slice of which was taken away by the top players. A prominent name in the virtual circuit Neel Joshi aka ‘neeljoshi23’ shipped the tournament for INR 5 Lakhs for railing out ‘thepokerfaceblr’ in heads-up who settled for INR 4.8 Lakhs.
- Total Entries – 521
- Prize Pool – INR 26,05,021
- Places Paid - 55
- Min-Cash – INR 11,723
The top players finishing in the money include Vishwanath Borhade aka 'vish4u2' (6th), Rubin Labroo aka 'kornkif' (8th), Ayush Garg aka 'Lazyman' (10th), Rajat Sharma aka 'Oshoswami' (12th), Sreekanth Narayan aka 'n0thing' (16th), Narendra Purohit aka 'IMUNAGI' (23rd), Guneet Kwatra aka 'guntz' (50th), Gaurav Sood aka 'guaravarod' (53rd) and so on.
Sunday Special Progressive KO
PokerStars hosted Sunday Special Progressive KO INR 15 Lakhs GTD, a bounty tournament at 5 pm yesterday. The competition reached 304 entries for a fixed buy-in of INR 5,500. Topping this field was a well-known circuit grinder Srihari Bang aka ‘bangbang1999’ who beat Nadeem Basha aka ‘Downtownplaya’. Bang boosted his bankroll by adding INR 1.42 along with the additional bounties, however, Basha settled for INR 1 Lakh for the runner-up position
- Total Entries – 304
- Prize Pool – INR 15,20,000
- Places Paid - 53
- Min-Cash – INR 4,828
The top finishers ending in the money include Muskan Sethi aka 'Muskan Sethi' (3rd), Dhinesh Kumar aka 'you3betl4bet' (8th), Gaurav Sood aka '3betPanda' (10th), Rubin Labroo aka 'kornkid4' (24th), Ashish Ahuja aka 'Spewushhhiiiii' (27th), Armaan Kochhar aka 'armaan007111' (31st), Goonjan Mall aka 'gmtesting.ind' (40th) and others.
Another big tournament hosted on PokerStars last night was Sunday Special INR 7.5 Lakhs GTD. A total number of 259 players entered for a buy-in of INR 2,750 and the prize pool was eventually divided into the top 47 places. However, battling his way to capture the title was Rachit Parihar aka ‘hack_R27’ who walked away with the lion’s share of the same after beating Sahil Mahboobani aka ‘inaboobham’ in heads-up for INR 1.36 Lakh.
- Total Entries – 259
- Prize Pool – INR 7,50,000
- Places Paid - 47
- Min-Cash – INR 5,039
Lakshpal Singh aka 'B00MTilt23' (4th), Ragesh Mishra aka 'ragesh91' (8th), Kartik Ved aka 'TheInternetKid' (9th), Ashish Munot aka 'chipcharity999' (14th), Arjanveer Chadha aka 'ballistick310' (15th), Faiz Alam aka 'LFGgggg' (26th), Sagar Choudhury aka 'sagarpupull' (45th) were among the notable players to finish in the money.
The highest guarantee tournament on 9stacks was The Dragon INR 10 Lakhs GTD which saw a total number of 95 entrants who chipped INR 11,000 buy-in. Dominating this field was online crusher Anurag Srivastava aka ‘AnuragSrivastava’ who defeated Goonjan Mall aka ‘gmtesting’ to capture the winner’s prize money of INR 2.9 Lakhs and Mall grabbed INR 2 Lakh for finishing in the second place.
- Total Entries – 95
- Prize Pool – INR 10,00,000
- Places Paid - 9
- Min-Cash – INR 33,000
Dheeraj Bisht aka 'Sarkar12345' (6th), Vivek Singh aka ‘AuroraIndica’ (8th), Amresh Kumar aka 'Termi' (9th) finished in the money.
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