The Friday fever literally lit up the virtual felts! One could witness bigger guarantees, great prize pools and exciting cash prizes! In Friday Roundup, we will take you on a quick journey all the way from Spartan Poker to PokerStars India covering main attractions on PokerBaazi and Adda52. Keep reading to find out the champions of the night.
The Friday popular tourney, INR 10 Lakh GTD TGIF recorded a massive field of 928 entries on Spartan Poker. The event buy-in was INR 1,650 that led to the creation of INR 13.92 Lakh in prize pool. Before the tournament concluded, the top 87 players locked a min-cash. It was ‘nachu_kya’ who dominated the field and railed out ‘Venkie’ in heads-up to capture the TGIF titles along with the top prize!
Spartan Poker’s The Elite INR 30 Lakh GTD came with a buy-in of INR 11,000 and the tourney drew 404 entries. In no time, the guarantee was smashed, accumulating a prize pool worth INR 40.40 Lakh. Taking home the lion’s chunk of prize money was Sagar Raj aka ‘Pocket_king_K’ who defeated ‘Boller’ in heads-up and clinched to the Friday title! Alok Birewar aka ‘Mazacar’ finished 4th and Gaurav Sood aka ‘mozzie17’ ended in the 5th place.
Apart from Game Changer, a total of 199 runners booked their seats to Friday SuperStack INR 3 Lakh GTD on PokerBaazi. The INR 2,200 buy-in event collected a prize pool of INR 3.98 Lakh which was well-received by the top 24 places. After several hours of grinding, ‘endboss11’ championed the list and seized INR 96,120 in first prize while Prashanth Sekar aka ‘Iveyleague’ earned INR 67,380 for finishing in the second place.
Boasting a massive INR 2 Crore GTD Game Changer on PokerBaazi hosted Day 1C last night. A total of 990 runners took to the field to top the list however, only 108 survived, progressing to Day 2, scheduled on 5 July. Powering through the crowd was Aryan Chaudhary aka ‘aryanstark’ who accumulated a stack of 4.79 Lakh to become the overall chip leader since Day 1A. ‘intervntion’ followed next with 4.28L chips and Arjanveer Chadha aka ‘holdbaby’ in the 3rd place with 4.23 Lakh chips.
Adda52’s Hexagram commenced at 9:30 pm last night pulling in 248 runners. Each one paid INR 2,200 which generated a prize pool of INR 4.96 Lakh. Racing ahead a host of regs was Vikram Mishra aka ‘vikram2323’ who conquered the field and clinched to the first place cash prize of INR 1.15 Lakh. Mishra defeated ‘vroy219’ in heads-up who settled in the runner-up position for INR 96K.
Online reg Devvrat Arya aka ‘glitch_d’ took down The Ballers on Adda52 last night. The champion outlasted a field of 436 entries and claimed a hefty INR 7.31 Lakh in first prize. The event drew a prize pool of INR 29.86 Lakh whose second largest portion was taken away by Siddhanth Kripalani aka ‘sidstack’ who earned INR 4.33 Lakh for the runner-up position.
Friday flagship tourney Uppercut INR 10 Lakh GTD kicked off on PokerStars India last night. A total of 269 entries joined the event after paying INR 4,400 that contributed to INR 10.76 Lakh in prize pool. Circuit grinder Anant Purohit aka ‘Dr4gonW4rrior’ triumphed to add INR 84,444 to his illustrious poker bankroll after eliminating ‘sexylady7766’ in heads-up.
Once again, the advertised guarantee was surpassed to collect INR 5.25 Lakh in prize pool in Friday Euphoria INR 5 Lakh GTD on PokerStars India. The event garnered 210 entries out of which the top 35 players finished ITM. Philip Jude aka ‘minisha_lamba’ emerged victorious after defeating ‘DeadGrinder1’ in heads-up for INR 99,008 in top prize while the latter banked INR 72,976.
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