Tuesday Roundup: Chawla, Goyal among title winners

Posted On 08 Jan, 2020 0

After a busy weekend and sluggish Monday, last night picked up the pace. Tuesday was about higher guarantees and renowned players topping the list. The leading platforms portrayed bigger prize pools as Spartan assured INR 20 lakhs followed by PokerBaazi promising INR 15 Lakhs so on. And here is a complete summary of Tuesday majors…

Mega Stack

Spartan Poker’s Tuesday headliner was Mega Stack INR 20 Lakhs GTD luring a total number of 634 players who entered paying a fixed buy-in of INR 3,300. Eventually, the prize pool was shared among the top 63 places and each player walked out with a min-cash. It was a prominent figure in the virtual circuit Pranay Chawla aka ‘MajhiSatakali’ who seized the title after defeating ‘Anuj16101’ in heads-up with his two pairs of 7722 while his opponent held single pair 22.

  • Total Entries – 634
  • Prize Pool – INR 20,00,000
  • Places Paid - 63
  • Min-Cash – INR 8,700

Other notable players finishing in the money include Ashish Kaushik aka 'mmonas' (4th), Hitesh Batra aka 'hitesh bhai' (6th), Vikranth Varma aka 'borntrouble' (9th), Yowan Patel aka 'PAPITO' (11th), Harshad Barve aka 'omglukbox' (12th), Kanchan Sharma aka 'Bubblegum' (31st), Siddhant Kapoor aka 'bullzeye' (50th), Rubin Labroo aka 'kornkid' (52nd), Ayan Ray aka 'interlalia_1' (58th), Goonjan Mall aka 'gmtesting' (59th), Naren Purohit aka 'IMUNAGI' (62nd) and so on.

The Endeavour

Riding past a field of 440 players was a well-known live and online grinder Pulkit Goyal aka ‘Ifoldfullhouses’ who beat ‘arjun1611’ in heads-up to capture the first-place prize money of INR 3 Lakhs in The Endeavour INR 15 Lakhs GTD on PokerBaazi. The competitors paid a buy-in of INR 3,850 which led the guarantee surpass to generate a higher prize pool of INR 15.4 Lakhs. As the tournament came to a standstill, the anonymous runner-up managed to walk out with INR 2.16 Lakhs.

  • Total Entries – 440
  • Prize Pool – INR 15,40,000
  • Places Paid – 54
  • Min-Cash – INR 7,084

The top players ending in the money include Vaibhav Sharma aka 'WakhraSwagNi' (3rd), Anik Nit aka 'Incognito' (7th), Siddhant Kapoor aka 'bullzeye' (8th), Spartan Mega Stack winner (read above) Pranay Chawla aka 'setmeup' (15th), Sanat Mehrotra aka 'mehro2511' (22nd), Honey Bijlani aka 'ho9ey' (34th), Goonjan Mall aka 'gmtesting' (39th), Faiz Alam aka 'AilaGaya' (49th), Aditya Kulkarni aka 'adit11' (51st) and others.

Hitman

Adda52 hosted Hitman INR 7.5 Lakhs GTD, a bounty tournament that means additional cash prizes! This Tuesday featured caught the attention of 212 entries, each paying a buy-in of INR 2,500. Topping the list and claiming the day was an anonymous player ‘qwerty3293’ who eliminated ‘Gabbar1510’ in heads-up and grabbed INR 2 Lakhs along with 5 bounties on his way! However, the runner-up also walked out with INR 1.2 Lakhs.

  • Total Entries – 212
  • Prize Pool – INR 7,50,000
  • Places Paid - 21
  • Min-Cash – INR 6,750

Naren Purohit aka 'IMUNAGI' (3rd), Arunkumar Anandan aka 'arunk8186' (7th), Goonjan Mall aka 'gmtesting' (13th), Ayan Ray aka 'gutshotguru1' (15th), Shravan Chhabria aka 'sweatmyass13' (21st) and others were among some of the notable finishers to end in the money.

Sixth Sense

PokerStars’ flagship tournament Sixth Sense INR 7.5 Lakhs GTD saw 244 entries for a buy-in of INR 2,750. Before the tournament came to a standstill, the top 47 places strolled out with a min-cash, a share from the prize pool. However, it was an anonymous player ‘GRINDER1104’ who was announced as the official titleholder after a heads-up deal with ‘HUSTLER.0081’ and the former bagged the first-place prize money of INR 1.36 Lakh.

  • Total Entries – 244
  • Prize Pool – INR 7,50,000
  • Places Paid - 47
  • Min-Cash – INR 5,039

Other notable players in the tournament include Armaan Kochhar aka 'armaan007111' (4th), Rohit Mishra aka 'PillowFight22' (5th), Ragesh Mishra aka 'ragesh91' (12th), Hemanth Motepalli aka 'mdp10s' (15th), Harsh Dembla aka 'kakori kabab' (22nd), Arsh Grover aka 'BiggggTymeR' (36th), Sharad Rao aka 'sordykrd' (43rd) and so on.

StackUp Turbo

9stacks’ featured tournament StackUp Turbo INR 1 Lakhs GTD registered a moderate field of 113 players for a buy-in of INR 1,100. The guarantee was slightly surpassed to create a higher prize pool which was later shared among the top 15 places. However, it was an anonymous player ‘Aj_style’ who grabbed the winner’s prize of INR 27,540 after beating ‘rockeybhai’ in heads-up. The runner-up managed to walk out after securing INR 19,380.

  • Total Entries – 113
  • Prize Pool – INR 1,02,000
  • Places Paid - 15
  • Min-Cash – INR 1,428

Saurabh Chitlangiya aka 'Action_dan' (4th), Nitin Ranka aka 'ElMonje' (6th), Kiran Shinde aka 'KiranS143' (11th) finished in the money.  For latest updates on live and online poker tournaments keep reading GutshotMagazine.com and stay tuned! 

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