The country knows by now that Spartan Poker hosts daily tournaments providing both high-stakesw players as well as the low-stakes ones an opportunity to win big and showcase their poker skills. Spartan is piled up with myriads of competitions and once again, yesterday concluded the weekly tournament known as Mega Freeze INR 5 Lakhs GTD.
The Saturday tournament came to a standstill late at night with 115 players registering for a buy-in of INR 5,500. Top 17 players witnessed a paycheck yesterday. The guaranteed amount was surpassed, and a new prize pool of INR 5,75,000 was drawn. A well-known poker pro of the country, Abhinav Iyer aka ‘Schumi91’ walked out with the crown.
Yesterday’s grind lasted for more than 5 hours witnessing Iyer with ‘Schrodinger’s Cat’ in the heads-up battle. Iyer entered the final hand with the larger stack when the blinds were at 7000/14,000. The final hand was an easy win. The board rolled out 9c 6c Qd 4c 5d. Showing his QQ pair, Iyer bagged the enormous prize money, beating the other player who settled for second place with his pair of 66.
Iyer is a top known poker player in the country carrying with him India’s best score at WSOP 2019. He holds his WSOP bracelet with immense pride. Iyer sits in 5th place in India’s All-Time money list with total live earnings of $800k+ (~INR 5.93 Crore).
Carrying multiple titles, he has been in great form right from the start of 2019. Earlier, he made headlines for winning APT Vietnam ME for VND 2,269,092,000 (INR 69.51 Lakh) and now he is back again. Truly, he has become an inspiration for hundreds of young aspirants looking to take up poker professionally.
Spartan is counted among the greatest online poker sites in the country. This weekend is about to get more intense with poker tournaments. So, keep reading GutshotMagazine.com for latest updates on poker news around the world.