Sunday Online Railbird Report: Nishaanth, Upreti Win at PokerBaazi, ‘abhi.sheikh9’, Ved, Agarwal & Sethi Score on PokerStars & 9stacks Sends 3 More Players to Vegas
May 9, 2018, 18:17:45
facebook share
article image

Another Sunday lit up the felts with big winners taking Lakhs of rupees in prizes for their feats. Once again regulars and new comers alike came together to take advantage of the massive overlays at some of the biggest value tournaments on domestic sites.

At India’s most trusted poker site PokerBaaziNishaanth ‘Shanni’ S won the BSS event i.e. ₹15 Lakhs GTD tournament for ₹3.03 Lakhs, Kanishk ‘Gooner1317’ Upreti took down the BSS ₹5 Lakhs GTD event for ₹1.20 Lakhs, ‘thehungykid’ shipped the BSS ₹1 Lakh PLO event for ₹48,000, while ‘GhantaSkill’ emerged victorious in the BSS ₹1 Lakh GTD Freezeout event for ₹38,000.

Over at newly launched PokerStars India, ‘abhi.sheikh9’ won the Sunday High Roller for ₹2.39 Lakhs, Kartik ‘TheInternetKid’ Ved claimed the Sunday Special title for ₹2.33 Lakhs, and ‘SANDYINC’ conquered the Sunday Stars event for ₹48,682. PokerStars India Team pros Aditya ‘Aditya Agarwal’ Agarwal and Muskan ‘Muskan Sethi’ Sethi featured among the big winners, with both pros final tabling one headline event each. Agarwal finished runner-up in the High Roller event for ₹1.92 Lakhs, while Sethi finished fourth in the High Roller event for ₹44,904.

One of the biggest online tournaments this past Sunday was the #LFG Vegas Tournament on 9stacks that offered 3 Vegas packages! The lucky winners who converted a ₹5,500 investment into a trip to WSOP 2018 were Jayaraj ‘Winner’ Ninama, Harshil ‘Uncle Scrooge’ Dhingra, and Saurabh ‘newkidintown’ Arora. Meanwhile, Amresh ‘0Termi’ Kumar won the Sunday Stacks event for ₹38,000.

Last but not the least, the first week of MadOverPoker’s Sunday Blast Series got over with ‘Das’ making 3 ITM's to achieve the one-week milestone. Five others came close with 2 ITM's and are now in the running for 5 ITMs in the two weeks milestone.


Baazi Super Sunday 15 Lakhs GTD (Superstack) – PokerBaazi

The biggest BSS event i.e. ₹15 Lakhs GTD event saw a bumper turnout of 160 entries with an additional 102 re-entries, but still resulted in some great value with a big overlay that was capitalized by the top 26 finishers.

Nishaanth ‘Shanni’ S was the last player standing and took home ₹3.03 Lakhs, for defeating ‘si151190’ in heads-up play.


Final Table Results (INR)

1. Nishaanth ‘Shanni’ S - ₹3,03,750

2. si151190 - ₹2,28,750

3. Blackcod – ₹1,27,500

4. Icarus - ₹97,500

5. Bloodless - ₹75,000

6. Peacelover – ₹56,250

7. Pottysingh - ₹41,250

8. nishant177 - ₹33,750


Sunday High Roller 15,000 NLHE, 5 Lakhs GTD - PokerStars India

‘abhi.sheikh9’ bested the 28-entry field (22 unique entries and 6 re-entries) to pocket the ₹2.39 Lakhs top prize. The entries resulted in a major overlay for PokerStars India to fill and the ₹5 Lakhs prize pool was shared among the four finishers.

Notably, newly minted Team PokerStars India pro Muskan ‘Muskan Sethi’ Sethi finished fourth in the event for ₹44,904.


Final Table Results (INR)

1. abhi.sheikh9 – ₹2,39,541

2. NNomadas – ₹1,37,093

3. diamonddrivers – ₹78,460

4. Muskan ‘Muskan Sethi’ Sethi - ₹44,904


#LFG Vegas Tournament – 9stacks

A total of 3 Vegas packages offering return flight tickets and 11 nights stay in Vegas were up for grabs in the #LFG Vegas event this Sunday on 9stacks. Ponying up the ₹5,500 buy-in were 66 entries and the top three finishers won the once-in-a-lifetime chance to fly to the Sin City to attend the world’s most prestigious poker tournament – WSOP.


Final Table Results

1. Jayaraj ‘Winner’ Ninama - Vegas Package

2. Harshil ‘Uncle Scrooge’ Dhingra - Vegas Package

3. Saurabh ‘newkidintown’ Arora - Vegas Package


Sunday Special 5,000 NLHE, 12 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

This Sunday Special saw a decent turnout of 197 entries, which along with an additional 87 re-entries crushed the ₹12 Lakhs guarantee with the final kitty touching ₹12,92,200.

Topping the field was Young Gun Kartik ‘TheInternetKid’ Ved who triumphed after defeating none other than Team PokerStars pro Aditya ‘Aditya Agarwal’ Agarwal in the heads-up battle. Ved took home ₹2.33 Lakhs while Agarwal banked ₹1.92 Lakhs after the duo decided to cut a heads-up deal.

Notably, Sunday High Roller champion ‘abhi.sheikh’ final tabled the event, finishing sixth for ₹51,981.

Kartik Ved

                                                Kartik Ved

Final Table Results (INR)

1. Kartik ‘TheInternetKid’ Ved – ₹2,33,522

2. Aditya ‘Aditya Agarwal’ Agarwal – ₹1,92,210

3. SHARKTANK – ₹1,31,990

4. ThatsItAllin – ₹96,748

5. Ashishwsop1 – ₹70,916

6. abhi.sheikh9 – ₹51,981

7. Narcos251 - ₹38,102

8. AceConsultant – ₹27,929

9. Mr.Rdx – ₹20,471


Baazi Super Sunday 5 Lakhs GTD (MonsterStack Hyper Turbo) – PokerBaazi

Another Sunday major - the BSS ₹5 Lakhs GTD event on PokerBaazi created some good value with an overlay as a total 188 entries (116 unique entries and 72 re-entries) were registered.  From the 17 places that took home a payday, Kanishk ‘Gooner1317’ Upreti took home the lion’s share worth ₹1.20 Lakhs after defeating ‘Holdbaby’ heads-up.


Final Table Results (INR)

1. Kanishk ‘Gooner1317’ Upreti - ₹1,20,000

2. Holdbaby - ₹85,000

3. Ifoldfulhouses - ₹60,000

4. md20 - ₹45,000

5. Dougpolk - ₹35,000

6. hammerofthor - ₹25,000

7. hiteshbhai - ₹18,750

8. himanshu.zak - ₹13,750

9. Aditya ‘gangajal’ Sushant - ₹12,500


Sunday Stars – 2,500 NLHE, 2 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

A total of 78 entries (59 entries and 19 re-entries) took part in the Sunday Stars event to create a small overlay where the top 13 finishers shared the ₹2 Lakhs prize pool.

At the end, ‘SANDYINC.’ defeated ‘razzi15’ heads-up to claim the title and the ₹48,682 first-place purse.


Final Table Results (INR)

1. SANDYINC. - ₹48,682

2. razzi15 – ₹36,366

3. degen2donk – ₹27,166

4. serendipity780 – ₹20,293

5. GutshotHaiBro – ₹15,159

6. RunBarryRun – ₹11,324

7. B00mTilt23 – ₹8,459

8. diamondrivers – ₹6,319

9. NNomadas – ₹5,695


Baazi Super Sunday (1 Lakh GTD PLO) (Re-entry) – PokerBaazi

This week’s BSS ₹1 Lakhs PLO event saw 47 entries and the top four places made it in the money. Making the most of the overlay was ‘thehungykid’ who defeated ‘himanshu.zak’ heads-up to win the ₹48,000 top prize.


Final Table Results

1. thehungrykid - ₹48,000

2. himanshu.zak - ₹27,000

3. caterpillar - ₹16,000

4. vjuneja - ₹9,000


Baazi Super Sunday 1 Lakh GTD (Turbo FreezeOut) – PokerBaazi

PokerBaazi’s BSS ₹1 Lakh GTD Freezeout event saw a modest field of 40 entries leaving a good overlay for players to take advantage of and the top honors went to ‘GhantaSkill’ who defeated ‘Himanshu.zak’ in the heads-up duel. The event paid out the top six places.


Final Table Results (INR)

1. GhantaSkill - ₹38,000

2. Himanshu.zak - ₹24,000

3. Uzairansari - ₹16,000

4. Oristones - ₹10,000

5. TheHungryKid - ₹7,000

6. ranny006 - ₹5,000


Sunday Stacks – 9stacks

The ₹1,650 Sunday Stacks event attracted a field of 34 entries with one player making a re-buy. The top six players got paid and taking home the biggest piece of the prize pool was Amresh ‘0Termi’ Kumar, who collected the ₹38,000 first-place prize for defeating Dinesh ‘FI$H’ Singh heads-up!


Final Table Results (INR)

1. Amresh ‘0Termi’ Kumar - ₹38,000

2. Dinesh ‘FI$H’ Singh - ₹24,000

3. Aman ‘amanpasari’ Pasari - 16,000

4. Nishaanth ‘NRNR’ R - ₹10,000

5. Ankit ‘yoan’ Abhishek - ₹7,000

6. Amit ‘Rounderz’ Khanna - ₹5,000

That’s it for this week’s Sunday Online Railbird Report. We will be back next week with all the major Sunday scores.

Related Articles:

1. Sunday Online Railbird Report: Labroo, Kranthi, Shankar, Kedia & Tulsyan Win WSOP Packages on 9stacks; Aditya Sushant Claims Back-to-Back Adda52 Millions Titles & More

2. Sunday Online Railbird Report: Aditya Sushant Ships Adda52 Millions, Chiraag Patel Wins BSS ₹15 Lakhs Event on PokerBaazi & More

3. Sunday Online Railbird Report: Devang Yadav, Mohd. Zeeshan, Aryan Chaudhary, Sankalp Marwah, Kanishk Upreti, & Kiran YK Headline Big Sunday

facebook share article image 2

About Poker Guru

Poker Guru is India's leading website about poker, bringing you daily updates on what's happening in the Indian poker scene. Whether you play in the poker room of a casino or online from the comfort of your own home, at PokerGuru we have something of interest to everyone, ranging from poker rules and strategy advice for beginners to video reviews of online high stakes play, to live coverage of all the major poker tournaments held throughout the country, and a fully searchable database with results of all poker tournaments in India. PokerGuru also offers a platform to blog about the game, recently played online poker hands and trip reports.The forum provides you with the opportuni....... [More]

Advertise With Us

We welcome your queries for advertising at

Kindly send your query to [email protected] clearly mentioning your Company name, product, service or promotion which you want advertised along with your contact details i.e. email address and mobile number. Note: in subject kindly mark "Advertising" for faster response.

One of our marketing executives will contact you for further assistance.

Team PokerGuru

Contact Us

We welcome your queries at

For any queries or assistance, kindly send your query to [email protected]

Team PokerGuru