Tuesday Roundup: Purohit wins Mega Stack on Spartan
A relatively sluggish Monday night made way for Tuesday that surpassed the displayed guarantees across the virtual felts. Always crammed with online regs, the leading platforms keep coming up with different formats to excite their loyal users. That's the way it was last night, so, let’s have a quick look at Tuesday majors…
The Spartan Super Series (SSS) is back on Spartan Poker and Tuesday night’s feature tournament Mega Stack INR 25 Lakhs GTD was a part of the SSS Day 2. The competition was a massive hit with 831 players entering for a buy-in of INR 3,300. Powering through this huge field was prominent face Anant Purohit aka ‘Pro’ who raced to grab the first-place prize money, earning in lakhs!
- Total Entries – 831
- Prize Pool – INR 25,00,000
- Places Paid - 79
- Min-Cash – INR 8,500
Purohit entered the final hand carrying a larger stack of 11 million playing against ‘Kareem Lala’ with 5 million chips. The event ended right where both players settled for a heads-up deal. And with Purohit racking up the massive stack appeared to top the list. The champion triumphed two major tournaments on SSS Day 2, to read more about his double win, click here.
The top 79 players finished in the money including Arsh Grover aka 'BigggTymeR' (7th), Raman Gujral aka 'tathagat' (14th), Sahil Mahboobani aka 'HomelessOnWiFi' (19th), Vikranth Varma aka 'borntrouble' (20th), Monday’s The Bout winner Kavish Kukreja aka 'Dietchips' (23rd), Chirag Sodha aka 'chilling' (32nd), Abhinav Iyer aka 'Schumi91' (36th), Rubin Labroo aka 'kornkid' (43rd), Gaurav Sood aka 'mozzie17' (49th), Ashish Ahuja aka 'Spewushhhiiiii' (59th), Yowan Patel aka 'PAPITO' (67th), Rajat Sharma aka 'Garammasala' (69th), Monday ReCharge winner Manish Lakhotia aka 'thekid' (70th), Neeraj Kumar aka 'SelfClaimedPros' (71st), 9stack's StackUp winner (read-below) Kaushik Tibrewal aka 'kaushik1989' (74th) and so on.
PokerBaazi’s The Endeavour INR 15 Lakhs GTD easily surpassed the guarantee attracting 416 entries for INR 3,850 buy-in. A renowned competitor across the online circuit Ashit Sharma aka ‘nexus010’ took down the tournament for INR 3.13 Lakhs. Sharma defeated ‘mittalgang’ in heads-up and bagged the title home. Eventually, the anonymous runner-up also settled for INR 2.19 Lakhs.
- Total Entries – 416
- Prize Pool – INR 15,61,000
- Places Paid - 54
- Min-Cash – INR 7,180
Ashish Ahuja aka 'rocky3705' (3rd), Ranjeet Negi aka 'Rj147' (4th), Sumit Bajaj aka 'TheRussian06' (7th), Rubin Labroo aka 'kornkid' (9th), Arsh Grover aka 'Button_Hai_Bro' (18th), Faiz Alam aka 'AilaGaya' (23rd), Ashish Munot aka 'OMG_spew' (25th), Kanchan Sharma aka 'Kanchansharma' (27th), Anuj Yadav aka 'brockLesnar95' (34th), Aditya Sushant aka 'gangajal' (40th), Guneet Kwatra aka 'guntz' (49th) also earned payouts.
Registering a bunch of 24 hopefuls on Hitman INR 7.5 Lakhs GTD, a bounty tournament hosted on Adda52. The buy-in to last night’s tourney was INR 4,500 creating a slightly higher prize pool of INR 7.68 Lakhs. Adding 15 bounties that came on his way, a frequent face on virtual platform Gaurav Sood aka ‘guaravarod’ took away INR 2.1 Lakhs in prize money. Sood railed out his opponent ‘anuj25395’ in heads-up who managed to walk out with INR 1.2 Lakhs.
- Total Entries – 24
- Prize Pool – INR 7,68,000
- Places Paid - 24
- Min-Cash – INR 6,528
Clearly 24 players entered and all of whom finished in the money include Ujjwal Narwal aka ‘fourteenk’ (5th), Karan Radia aka ‘Reg_Slayer’ (17th), Aditya Sushant aka ‘A_Sushant’ (18th), Vishwanath Borhade aka ‘vish4u2’ (19th), Bharat Vasan aka ‘rungooserun’ (20th) and so on.
Headlining Tuesday night on PokerStars was Sixth Sense INR 7.5 Lakhs GTD which kicked-off at 7:30 pm. The displayed guarantee was effortlessly met and a share from the prize pool was well-received by the top 53 places. Outlasting the field was ‘xqwxqw’ bagging an enormous INR 1.35 Lakhs after defeating ‘khelosab’ in heads-up.
- Total Entries – 299
- Prize Pool – INR 7,50,000
- Places Paid - 53
- Min-Cash – INR 4,429
Other notable players in contention to cash include Parikshit Dhall aka 'Zapdos123' (4th), Harsh Dembla aka 'kakori kabab' (7th), Tathagatha Sengupta aka 'RadioActivity' (16th), Anuj Yadav aka 'brockLesnar95' (17th), Faiz Alam aka 'LGFgggg' (21st), Ujjwal Narwal aka 'CougarHunter69' (25th), Arjanveer Chadha aka 'ballistik310' (39th) and so on.
StackUp INR 2.5 Lakhs GTD is the featured tournament hosted on 9stacks each Tuesday night at 7:59 sharp. It was a tournament reg Kaushik Tibrewal aka ‘kaushik1989’ who defeated another well-known player Bharat Vasan aka ‘rungooserun’ in heads-up for INR 65,000. Vasan eventually took home INR 45,000 for resting in second place.
- Total Entries – 193
- Prize Pool – INR 2,50,000
- Places Paid - 20
- Min-Cash – INR 2,500
Ashish Ahuja aka 'HakoonahMatata' (6th), Arjanveer Chadha aka 'ballistik' (9th), Sanjay Taneja aka 'Werewolf' (11th), Ashok Choudhary aka 'Think_Tank' (16th), Anuj Yadav aka ‘brockLesnar95’ (20th) were among few notables finishing in the money. For latest updates on live and online poker tournaments keep reading GutshotMagazine.com and stay tuned!
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