One of the established brands in the Indian online poker scenario, 9stacks, hosts plenty of tournaments and series all year long, with their daily feature tournaments Stacks, making it to the platform every evening with INR 5 Lakhs GTD.
9stacks’ yesterday’s feature tournament, the Tuesday Stacks INR 5 Lakhs GTD, attracted a total of 100 entries (32 re-buys made), who each coughed up the INR 3,300 buy-in. The tournament began at the usual 8 pm yesterday evening, going with the ‘Prime Time @ 8’ theme of 9stacks. The tournament was in the books at 1:46 am today morning.
The player to be crowned champion after almost 6-hour long grind was the well-known Anirban Das aka ‘Pokernoob’. Das took home a sizeable amount of INR 1,40,000 as 1st place cash prize beating Akshay Pathak aka ‘Once’ who had to settle for the runner-up cash prize of INR 1 Lakh. Along with this, Das also finished 3rd in Mega Stack on Spartan yesterday and came 13th in Merry Stacks tournament on 9stacks too yesterday.
Das is an accomplished grinder online and has a long list of titles to his name, shipping various tournaments on all reputed poker platforms in India. He recently shipped Spartan’s Elite for a staggering amount upwards of INR 5.5 Lakhs. His regular wins show how dedicated and persevered he is for this skill-based game. The welcome addition to his bankroll yesterday will enable him to play more in upcoming tournaments and carry forward the trend into 2019 as well.
Gutshot got in touch with Das after his victory and he had this to say about it, “It was a good thing to finally ship one tournament on 9stacks which I recently started playing on. The structure of the event was very deep and my Tuesday went perfect since I chopped Mega Stack 3-way on Spartan as well.“
Out of the top 12 places paid, a few known names made it. Bhavye Mittal aka ‘noobpro’ (6th – INR 25,000), Rajat Sharma aka ‘OshoSwami’ (9th – INR 13,750) and 2018 WPT India ME runner-up Sahil Mahboobani aka ‘ImHighIshove’ (10th – INR 12,500). Mahboobani also shipped PokerBaazi’s feature tournament of yesterday – The Endeavour.
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