Tuesday Roundup: Gupta, Shekhar, Pathak among title winners
Generally, Tuesdays are relatively slow on the virtual felts but last night was entirely different. The guarantees were surpassed, and various newcomers took to their seats while some rolled away with bundles of prize money. The leading online platforms come up with interesting formats so as to entice more enthusiasts each day. Here is is a complete summary of last night's Tuesday majors…
A whopping 743-entry strong field merged to play Mega Stack INR 20 Lakhs GTD on Spartan Poker. The buy-in to the tournament was INR 3,300, eventually generating a bigger prize pool of INR 22.29 Lakhs, riding past its advertised guarantee. It was an online grinder Akash Gupta playing under the username ‘Akash0510’ who took the limelight last night.
The tournament continued for 7+ hours well into the night. The tournament ended with a 4-way deal, and Gupta’s largest stack of 4.69 million secured him the first place along with the enormous prize money.
- Total Entries – 743
- Prize Pool – INR 22,29,000
- Places Paid - 71
- Min-Cash – INR 8,470
The competition was studded with some notable players including Anmol Agast Srivats aka 'bemyfriend' (2nd), Sanat Mehrotra aka 'mehro2511' (3rd), Kanishka Samant aka 'Wildflower' (4th), Nitin Arora aka '0HUMAN0' (9th), Manish Lakhotia aka 'thekid' (12th), Ratul Steves aka 'Atriohm' (18th), Arjanveer Chadha aka 'bazzingaa' (25th), Pranay Chawla aka 'MajhiSatakali' (26th), Ram Kakkar aka 'TheLagLawyer' (34th), Ashish Munot aka 'Donkey 07' (35th), Siddarth Singhvi aka 'PeterPunter' (70th), Sanish Chhabra aka 'Sanish21' (71st).
PokerBaazi hosted The Endeavour INR 15 Lakhs GTD which continued for over 7 hours. The field was pretty good, and the players entered for a buy-in of INR 3,850. The top places well-received a portion from the prize pool of INR 16.38 Lakhs. Anonymous player ‘gandukepille’ emerged triumphant over the competition and his heads-up opponent Chirag Sodha aka ‘miyagi’ to take home the title and INR 3.29 Lakhs in prize money. Sodha held tightly to the runner-up position bagging INR 2.3 Lakhs.
- Total Entries – 468
- Prize Pool – INR 16,38,000
- Places Paid - 54
- Min-Cash – INR 7,534
Other notable players to cash include Pulkit Goyal aka 'Ifoldfullhouses' (3rd), Rajneesh Thakur aka ‘msdhoni’ (5th), Anuj Yadav aka 'brockLesnar95' (9th), Rubin Labroo aka 'kornkid' (12th), Kanishka Samant aka 'Highness' (14th), Sahil Mahboobani aka 'ImHighIshove' (21st), Sandeep Varma aka 'effuno' (35th), Ayan Ray aka 'interlalia_1' (46th), Mondays' Bout winner Bharat Vasan aka 'Thinkfloyd' (52nd) and others.
Hitman INR 7.5 Lakhs GTD is a bounty tournament hosted on Adda52 each Tuesday night. The buy-in to last night’s tourney was INR 4,500 pulling out 223 players. Shashank Shekhar aka ‘Goldfish03’ is an online regular who bagged INR 2,05,875 as the first-place prize money along with 17 bounties that came on his way. Shekhar defeated Abhishek Garg aka ‘thegrinder’ in heads-up who settled for the runner-up position, walking out with INR 1,20,000.
- Total Entries – 223
- Prize Pool – INR 7,50,000
- Places Paid - 24
- Min-Cash – INR 6,375
As usual, the prize pool was shared among the top finishers including Tarun Goyal aka 'aggtarun' (6th), Aditya Sushant aka 'A_Sushant' (9th), Sandeep Rajora aka 'homelite' (10th), Sagar Choudhury aka 'alwaysnutz' (21st), Sanish Chhabra aka 'Sanish21' (23rd), Monish Kumar aka ‘monish1965’ (24th) and so on.
PokerStars organized Sixth Sense INR 7.5 Lakhs GTD at 7:30 pm last night. The players chipped in INR 2,750, each one aiming for the top prize. Gradually progressing into the tournament, it was yet another regular online grinder ‘GutshotHaiBro’ emerging victorious after beating ‘rivered547’ in heads-up. The champion grabbed INR 1.38 Lakhs while his opponent could only manage INR 97K.
- Total Entries – 309
- Prize Pool – INR 7,72,500
- Places Paid - 59
- Min-Cash – INR 4,152
Once again, the guarantee slightly surpassed generating a higher prize pool which was well distributed among the top finishers Faiz Alam aka 'LFGgggg' (8th), Vishal Bajaj aka ' Vishalb22' (9th), Shravan Chhabria aka 'lukBo$$13' (12th), Shashank Desai aka 'GOAT-245' (17th), Ram Kakkar aka 'TheLagLawyer' (20th), Ashish Ahuja aka 'Spewushhhiiiii' (35th), Sagar Choudhury aka 'sagarpupull' (52nd), Arjanveer Chadha aka 'ballistik310' (57th) and so on.
StackUp INR 2.5 Lakhs GTD is the featured tournament hosted on 9stacks each Tuesday night at 7:59 sharp. The event drew a prize pool of INR 2.55 Lakhs and the top 20 players received a paycheck last night. Outlasting the field was Akshay Pathak aka ‘Once’ who fired two bullets and beat ‘AK19’ in heads-up for INR 66,300.
- Total Entries – 125
- Prize Pool – INR 2,55,000
- Places Paid - 20
- Min-Cash – INR 2,550
Arjanveer Chadha aka ‘ballistik’ (3rd), Sidharth Sagar aka 'Wickedsid' (6th), Harsh Raaj aka 'littleboy' (9th), Raj Kumar Gahlot aka 'Fireman' (13th), Anuj Yadav aka 'brockLesnar95' (16th) were among few notable players to finish in the money. For latest updates on live and online poker tournaments keep reading GutshotMagazine.com and stay tuned!
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