Day 6 of the India Online Poker Championship (IOPC) on The Spartan Poker began with Farukh Shaikh winning the first tournament of the day. The focus then turned to IOPC Event #28 INR 2.5 Lac GTD (660 RE) which kicked off at 4pm IST, with every poker player in the country having their eyes on the IOPC Leaderboard, where a Jeep Compass is being given away to the top finisher.
This afternoon tournament saw a participation of 489 entries and like we’ve seen so many times in this edition of the IOPC so far, the guarantee was broken once again, and a new prize pool of INR 2,93,400 was created. This allowed the top 31 players to be paid out a minimum cash prize of INR 2,581.
After a few hours of grinding, it was Amarjeet Gandhi aka ‘superchor89’ who shipped the tournament, beating this field and taking home a prize of INR 62,054 for first place. However, it was not until Level #42 that this tournament came to an end, with the blinds then running at 16,000/32,000 – 4,000.
Finishing in second place was ‘Esrr’ who also took home a decent prize of INR 41,780. He had 1,468,381 in chips when the final hand took place, as compared to superchor89’s 2,443,619. The flop opened 4-6-J and both players improved their hands, with superchor89 hitting a pair of Fours with 4-Q and Esrr hitting two pairs – Jacks and Sixes.
The turn opened A and Esrr maintained the lead. However, it was another victory gained on the river, just like we had in the first tournament of the day. Q was the final community card to open and superchor89 hit two pairs as well, with his Queens and Fours being superior to his opponent’s Jacks and Sixes.
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