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Monday Roundup: Akshay Kapoor, Harsh Dembla Capture Titles! Poker

Monday Roundup: Akshay Kapoor, Harsh Dembla Capture Titles!

by Nitya Jain Posted on 25 Aug, 2020

On the heels of a memorable Sunday, yesterday was relatively slow-paced but still saw some of the big names of the circuit participating in the flagship tourneys. Let us give you a quick recap of how things panned out.


On Monday nights, Spartan Poker hosts its weekly ReCharge tourney. Featuring INR 10 Lakhs GTD, last night, the event registered 485 entries. Claiming the first-place cash prize was Prakhar Kapoor aka ‘Prak27’ who rode past the field and outlasted ‘clu853’ in heads-up. The top 47 players turned INR 2,200 buy-in to INR 5,700 min-cash.

  • Total Entries – 485
  • Prize Pool – INR 10,00,000
  • Places Paid – 47
  • Min – Cash – INR 5,700

Monday MegaStack

It was Akshay Kapoor aka ‘CallmeAK’ who was crowned the champion in PokerBaazi’s Monday MegaStack INR 2 Lakhs GTD last night. Kapoor knocked out ‘gtogeek’ in heads-up and the latter took home INR 42,000 for his efforts. The entire tourney drew 77 entries and the winner banked the biggest slice of the final prize pool, walking out with the title along with INR 60,000 in prize money.

  • Total Entries – 77
  • Prize Pool – INR 2,00,000
  • Places Paid – 9
  • Min – Cash – INR 6,000

The Bout

Headlining the Monday schedule at PokerBaazi was INR 10 Lakhs GTD The Bout. A total of 356 entries lined up to contend for the first prize. In the end, it was Karan Malhotra aka ‘gogikaran’ who sealed the title, along with INR 2.10 Lakhs in prize money, after he bested site regular Pratibh Saluja aka ‘pratibhsaluja’ in heads-up. Saluja banked INR 1.47 Lakhs for his second-place finish. Ritwik Khanna aka ‘Ritwikkhanna’ finished 3rd for INR 94,500 followed by Banmanlang Warr Lyndem aka ‘bml2012’ who earned INR 70,000.

  • Total Entries – 356
  • Prize Pool – INR 10,00,000
  • Places Paid – 45
  • Min – Cash – INR 5,600


A mystery player ‘_luffy_1x1’ took down Adda52‘s Monday feature event the INR 3,500 buy-in Inception INR 10 Lakhs GTD. The tourney gathered 307 entries and it took over 6 hours for the champion to emerge. The winner outlasted online grinder Aman Bhadu aka ‘zontory’ heads-up for INR 2.50 Lakhs paycheque. Bhadu finished second for INR 1.51 Lakhs.

  • Total Entries – 307
  • Prize Pool – INR 10,00,000
  • Places Paid – 34
  • Min – Cash – INR 7,000

Battle Royale

PokerStars India’s Battle Royale INR 6 Lakhs GTD kicked off yesterday at 7:30 pm. For a buy-in INR 2,750, a total of 211 runners joined the field hoping to grab the Monday title. The top 35 walked away with INR 3,220 min-cash. After the dust had settled, site regular Harsh Dembla aka ‘kakori kabab’ emerged victorious for INR 66,755 in prize money. Dembla beat Vishal Madan aka ‘DeadGrinder1’ heads-up who added INR 48,639 to his poker wallet for runner-up finish.

  • Total Entries – 211
  • Prize Pool – INR 6,00,000
  • Places Paid – 35
  • Min – Cash – INR 3,220

Keep reading GutshotMagazine.com for more updates on online poker tournaments in India.

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