Wednesday Roundup: Bijlani, Radia, Wadhawan win titles!
Mid-week is here and virtual felts are still blazing fire! Undoubtedly, the pace of action picked up from Tuesday with Spartan Poker's double feature Mega Freeze INR 4 Lakhs GTD running beside Destiny 13.0 which assures the top 3 Destiny SnG Finale players a trip to Vegas! Other platforms too, PokerBaazi's The Pride and Maverick on Adda52 assured great prize pools and hefty prize money. And here is a summary of Wednesday majors...
Spartan Poker’s Wednesday headlining tournament was the popular Destiny 13.0 INR 30 Lakhs GTD which garnered 590 entrants for INR 5,500 out of which the top 60 places strolled out with a share from the prize pool. It was an anonymous grinder ‘swatty’ who came out on top after the players settled for a heads-up deal that saw ‘KaalaPatthar’ in the second position.
- Total Entries – 590
- Prize Pool – INR 30,00,000
- Places Paid – 60
- Min-Cash – INR 12,000
Ujjwal Narwal aka 'Lord Hendrix' (3rd) Anmol Mehta aka 'Anzzzzz' (4th), Yowan Patel aka 'PAPITO' (12th), Neel Joshi aka 'Worm33' (15th), Siddarth Singhvi aka 'PeterPunter' (17th), Harshad Barve aka 'omglukbox' (25th), Sreekanth Narayan aka 'n0thing' (28th), Laksh Pal Singh aka 'LuckyBhai$' (30th), Aniket W aka 'Anteman' (36th), Sumit Sapra aka 'Sands Myth' (41st), Hitesh Batra aka 'hitesh bhai' (46th) and so on finished in the money.
Spartan Poker’s double feature introduced Mega Freeze INR 4 Lakhs GTD that kicked off at 9:30 pm. A total of 148 runners pounced on the field after paying INR 3,300, individually. This number was enough to generate a bigger prize pool of INR 4.44 Lakhs and it was ‘SuperStorm66’ to capture the winner’s prize after the players struck a heads-up deal and Shakir Mohammad aka ‘Nochance’ settled in the runner-up position.
- Total Entries – 148
- Prize Pool – INR 4,44,000
- Places Paid - 20
- Min-Cash – INR 5,949
The top 20 finishers earning a payout include Anmol Mehta aka 'Anzzzzz' (3rd), Parminder Randhava aka 'Bounceez' (12th), Neel Joshi aka 'Worm33' (18th)Chandan Arora aka 'MeStrongYouFold' (19th) and so on.
PokerBaazi’s Wednesday tourney The Pride INR 10 Lakhs GTD crowded 324 entrants after each paid INR 3,300 buy-in. A well-known circuit grinder, Honey Bijlani aka ‘ho9ey’ ended up knocking out ‘Ballack’ in heads-up to pocket INR 2.20 Lakhs in prize money while his opponent earned INR 1.55 Lakhs for settling in the runner-up position.
- Total Entries – 324
- Prize Pool – INR 10,00,000
- Places Paid - 36
- Min-Cash – INR 6,800
Money reached the top 36 players including Amit Kumar aka 'Amit030' (3rd), Siddharth Karia aka 'schemer' (6th), Arsh Grover aka 'Button_Hai_Bro' (7th), Anurag Srivastava aka '13anurag' (14th), Sagar Choudhury aka 'sagarpupul' (17th), Anuj Yadav aka 'brockLesnar95' (22nd), Neel Joshi aka 'Worm33' (36th) and others.
INR 2,500 was the buy-in to enter the Maverick INR 10 Lakhs GTD on Adda52 which garnered 496 entrants, enough to cross the guarantee and create a higher prize pool of INR 11.28 Lakhs. After 7+ hours of intense grinding session, it was online grinder Karan Radia aka ‘Reg_Slayer’ to outlast ‘BaniyaKiller’ in heads-up. Radia added INR 2.7 Lakhs, boosting his poker bankroll while his opponent managed to settle for INR 1.57 Lakhs in the second position.
- Total Entries – 496
- Prize Pool – INR 11,28,403
- Places Paid - 55
- Min-Cash – INR 5,078
Akash Malik aka 'Profishnal' (3rd), Shardul Parthasarathi aka 'Vamos96' (8th), Neeraj Bajaj aka 'NEERAJ2828' (15th), Sreekanth Narayan aka 'n0thing' (16th), Gagandeep Malik aka 'gaganhyd' (26th), Anurag Srivastava aka 'NormanBates' (31st), Sandeep Varma aka 'effuno' (48th) finished in the money.
Night on Stars
PokerStars’ reserves Wednesday for Night on Stars INR 5 Lakhs GTD which kicked off at 8 pm last night and the action picked up the pace with 232 entrants after each one paid INR 2,200 buy-in. After the dust had settled, it was Ankit Wadhawan aka ‘b00mtr00p3r’ who conquered the field after eliminating Chandan Arora aka ‘RunBarryRun’ in heads-up to bag INR 96,466 in prize money.
- Total Entries – 232
- Prize Pool – INR 5,00,000
- Places Paid - 39
- Min-Cash – INR 4,277
Other notable players earning a paycheck include Anuj Yadav aka brockLesnar95' (3rd), Neel Joshi aka 'Worm236' (10th), Sandeep Varma aka 'effuno007' (16th), Hitesh Batra aka 'hiteshbhai999' (36th)
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