16+ CR GTD
Header banner - Natural8
Pokersaint - Lead
Joey Saha leads 58 players from Day 1B of IPC Main Event Poker

Joey Saha leads 58 players from Day 1B of IPC Main Event

by Team Gutshot Posted on 19 Jan, 2020

When you look at the Highroller and other high value tournaments in India and around the world, you won’t be too surprised to find Joey Saha always among the top names. That’s what has happened here too, making a deep run in the 100k Highroller and now leading a bunch of survivors from Day 1B of the IPC 50k Main Event too.

333 entries registered on Day 1B, taking the overall field to 693 which turned out to be one of the biggest fields in India for this buy-in. He managed to take forward a massive stack of 439,000 which not only makes him the chip leader for Day 1B but also the overall second chip leader going to Day 2, only behind Alok Birewar (460k).

16 Levels of play were scheduled on Day 1B and quite a few known names progressed including Laksh Pal Singh (429k) and Rohit Mishra (414k) who round up the top 3 stacks of the night. Remember, the prize pool was of INR 3.36 Crore which is being distrobuted to the top 86 players and INR 60+L is being reserved for the winner! 

Other known names in contention are Abhishek Rathod (331k), Anup Palod (330k) Vikram Kumar (294k), Neel Joshi (281k), Vaibhav Sharma (231k), IPC Director Rajeev Kanjani (211k), Eka Vedantham (156k), Abhishek Jalan (115k), Naresh Veeravalli (92k), Chetan Hansraj (87k), Gokul Raj (86k), Rubin Labroo (77k), Madhav Gupta (67k), and Ujjwal Narwal (61k).

Day 1B top 10 chip counts:

  1. Jai Saha – 439,000
  2. Laksh Pal Singh – 429,000
  3. Rohit Mishra – 414,000
  4. Manish Gandhi – 345,000
  5. Abhishek Paul – 336,000
  6. Abhishek Rathod – 331,000
  7. Anup Palod – 330,000
  8. Madan Kumar – 297,000
  9. Vikram Kumar – 294,000
  10. Neel Joshi – 281,000

Long hours of grinding has everyone tired but the action doesn’t stop here, as we resume with Day 2 of the IPC 50k Main Event on Goa’s Big Daddy Casino today at 1pm, with a total survivors count of 132 entries. Stay tuned to GutshotMagazine.com for all updates from the India Poker Championship.

Check out our online poker rooms section, where you can read reviews on the biggest and best poker rooms in the country, while also taking advantage of their bonuses and promotions. Check out these top poker rooms HERE.

Image courtesy: PokerGuru



Dangal box

Top 10 Poker Rooms

  • Pocket52
    Pocket52

    Up to 300% bonus for first-time depositors
    Offer: "GUTSHOT52" - 10% Instant + 190% Locked + Free Ticket worth Rs.110 Register

  • 9stacks
    9stacks

    Instant withdrawal; 100% locked bonus on first deposit
    Offer: "9GUTSHOT Register

  • PokerSaint
    PokerSaint

    60-seconds withdrawal; 100% locked bonus on first deposit
    Offer: "GUT100" Register

  • Poker Dangal
    Poker Dangal

    INR 500 Free on sign-up; (425 Locked, 75 Instant)
    Offer: 150% on first deposit up to INR 5,000 Register

  • Spartan Poker
    Spartan Poker

    Sign-up with "GUTSHOT"
    Offer: "GUT300X" to get 300% on your deposit Register

  • Poker Tempo
    Poker Tempo

    Rs. 50 Instant Bonus, Rs. 50 Locked Bonus, No code required!
    Offer: 1 Ticket to 5000 GTD FREEROLL every Monday @ 7PM Register

  • Calling Station
    Calling Station

    Instant withdrawal; Use “RELOAD20” on deposits for 20% locked bonus
    Offer: "GUTSHT" Register

  • Natural8
    Natural8

    Sign-up code "GUTSHOT"
    Offer: 200% bonus up to $1,000 or $100 in instant rewards Register

  • BLITZPOKER
    BLITZPOKER

    Sign-up with "GSBLZ"
    Offer: Make your 1st Deposit of INR 200 & GET 1000 in return! Register

  • PokerStars India
    PokerStars India

    Deposit Rs.500 and get First Deposit Bonus of Rs.2,500 + 5 tickets to Depositor Freerolls
    Offer: "IMIN2500" Register

Pokersaint box banner

Want to share your thoughts about poker?

Then click the button to submit your article.

Facebook + Follow

Instagram + Follow

Pocket52 30%

Pocket52 30%