Daily Majors: Gaurav Sood, Rajat Sharma, Sanket Arora, Sahil Mahboobani & Aditya Kulkarni Bank the Big Thursday Scores

Daily Majors Nov 8
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  • Attreyee K. Ganguly November 8, 2019
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What a phenomenal Thursday it has been! All the leading online poker sites saw their Thursday majors sail past their offered guarantees with ease. However, the overarching story of the day was Gaurav Sood‘s mind-boggling run last night! Sood picked up a total of four scores yesterday, which included two wins, one final table finish, and one ITM finish. His biggest score came in PokerBaazi’s The Summit 15 Lakhs GTD that he championed for ₹5.05 Lakhs. Sood followed it up by taking down 9stacks’ Thunder ₹5 Lakhs GTD for ₹1.49 Lakhs. He also finished seventh in Spartan Poker’s Head-Hunter ₹15 Lakhs GTD for ₹56,661. Rounding up his blistering run on Thursday was the ITM finish in PokerStars India’s Highroller ₹12 Lakhs GTD (32nd for ₹13,460). Sood’s cumulative winnings for November 7 stood tall at ₹7.24 Lakhs.

While Sood reigned supreme in The Summit, Sanket ‘blackcod’ Arora also raked in a handsome ₹3.54 Lakhs for his runner-up finish.

The other notable event on PokerBaazi, the Turbo ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD, was won by Karan ‘karan1515’ Dembla for ₹50,250.

Rajat Sharma is perhaps one of the most consistent winners who can be frequently spotted running deep in several events on multiple platforms. He had won Adda52’s Whale – 6 Max ₹15 Lakhs GTD on September 6 and Spartan Poker’s Sunday SuperStack ₹30 Lakhs GTD on September 29. Sharma had even finished runner-up in Wednesday’s Destiny 12.0 ₹25 Lakhs GTD on Spartan Poker. Yesterday, he took down Highroller ₹12 Lakhs GTD on PokerStars India for ₹2.87 Lakhs following a heads-up deal with Dhinesh ‘you3betl4bet’ Kumar (runner-up for ₹2.25 Lakhs). He also cashed in Spartan Poker’s Head-Hunter ₹15 Lakhs GTD, placing 22nd for ₹16,665.

PokerStars India’s The Classic ₹2 Lakhs GTD crowned a winner in ‘KNOCKMEOUT999’ for ₹50,691, following a heads-up chop with ‘garima14’ (runner-up for ₹50,691).

Spartan Poker’s flagship Thursday tournament – Head-Hunter ₹15 Lakhs GTD – was a hit among the crowds who turned in by the numbers, resulting in a ₹15.15 Lakhs prize pool through 303 entries (154 unique, 100 rebuys and 49 re-entries). ‘GHOSTF@CE was the last player standing and bagged a massive payday of ₹2.45 Lakhs.

‘Wassup1’ was the other big winner on Spartan Poker and claimed the top honors in the Ultimate PLO ₹2 Lakhs GTD for ₹45,747.

Adda52’s Godfather XI ₹20 Lakhs GTD was the biggest guaranteed tournament on offer last night. The tournament was a smashing hit, registering 466 entries (251 unique and 215 re-entries) that created a prize pool worth ₹23.30 Lakhs. ‘xoredvoid’ outmaneuvered Sahil ‘ImHighIshove’ Mahboobani heads-up to lay claim to the ₹5.70 Lakhs up top. Mahboobani netted and equally impressive ₹3.37 Lakhs for his second-place finish.

Sanjay ‘Floppednuts’ Kumar topped the Hexagram ₹2 Lakhs GTD on Adda52 for ₹68,751.

Over at Poker Dangal, ‘hellaces’ ran past a field of 119 entries (83 unique and 36 rebuys) to ship the Warrior Arena ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD for ₹33,000.

Besides Sood and Sharma, two other players deserve special mention, namely Young Gun Siddharth Karia and Chirag Sodha. Karia final tabled two majors on Thursday – the Head-Hunter ₹15 Lakhs GTD (4th for ₹1.27 Lakhs) and the Ultimate PLO ₹2 Lakhs GTD (3rd for ₹29,952). Sodha posted three scores which include finishing runner-up in the Ultimate PLO for ₹45,747 and also scoring in the Godfather XI ₹20 Lakhs GTD (18th for ₹19,805) and The Summit ₹15 Lakhs GTD (29th for ₹15,555).

 

Godfather XI 20 Lakhs GTD Adda52

Entries – 251

Re-entries – 215

Prize Pool – ₹23,30,000

Places Paid – 49

The Godfather XI ₹20 Lakhs GTD on Adda52 registered 466 entries (251 unique and 215 re-entries) last night that helped the event eclipse its advertised guarantee and post a prize pool of ₹23.30 Lakhs.

xoredvoid’ outlasted tournament pro Sahil ‘ImHighIshove’ Mahboobani (runner-up for ₹3.37 Lakhs) to claim the top honors, along with ₹5.70 Lakhs in first-place prize money.

Among the notables who cashed in the event were Sagar ‘arjan30’ Patnaik (11th for ₹29,125), Anirban‘AjGar5’ D Das (15th for ₹23,300), Chirag ‘cs56’ Sodha (18th for ₹19,805), Devrat ‘VickyPune’ Singh (20th for ₹17,475), Ayush ‘lazyman’ Garg (23rd for ₹17,475), Young Gun Ujjwal ‘fourteenk’ Narwal (28th for ₹15,145), Sumit ‘sumit4game’ Saurav (34th for ₹15,145), Anil ‘spewtard’ Adiani (35th for ₹12,815), Deepak ‘Peacelover’ Singh (36th for ₹12,815), Eka ‘Squashgod’ Vedantham (45th for ₹12,815) and Yohan ‘AllinMaestro’ Patel (46th for ₹12,815).

Runner-Up: Sahil Mahboobani
Runner-Up: Sahil Mahboobani

Final Table Results

  1. xoredvoid – ₹5,70,850
  2. Sahil ‘ImHighIshove’ Mahboobani – ₹3,37,850
  3. eshankapoor – ₹2,33,000
  4. Sanat ‘mehro2511’ Mehrotra – ₹1,74,750
  5. Vishal7138 – ₹1,16,500
  6. anuj25395 – ₹81,550
  7. golupanda – ₹9,760
  8. Sagar ‘alwaysnutz’ Choudhury – ₹7,157
  9. chutny – ₹5,856

 

The Summit ₹15 Lakhs GTD (RE) – PokerBaazi

Entries – 153

Re-entries – 152

Prize Pool – ₹22,87,500

Places Paid – 36

Drawing in 305 entries (153 unique and 152 re-entries), PokerBaazi’s The Summit ₹15 Lakhs GTD comfortably smashed its guarantee to reach a prize pool worth ₹22.87 Lakhs.

Talented online regular Gaurav ‘gaug17’ Sood overpowered Sanket ‘blackcod’ Arora (runner-up for ₹3.54 Lakhs) heads-up and walked away with a hefty top prize of ₹5,.05 Lakhs.

Aditya ‘adit11’ Kulkarni (3rd for ₹2.28 Lakhs), Pankaj ‘agentwinner’ Kothari (4th for ₹1,.68 Lakhs), Romit ‘tilt83’ Advani (6th for ₹1.01 Lakhs), Nitin ‘philhermouth’ Arora (8th for ₹67,481) and Shashank ‘Iverson003’ Shekhar (9th for ₹50,554) picked up final table scores, while Aditya ‘gangajal’ Sushant (14th for ₹30,195), Prashanth ‘Iveyleague’ Sekar (15th for ₹30,195), Wilson ‘kalingkaling’ Yomso (17th for ₹25,849), Goonjan ‘gmtesting’ Mall (18th for ₹25,849), Aman ‘alwaysriver’ Kejriwal (19th for ₹22,646), Sumit ‘boronyx’ Sapra (20th for ₹22,646), Anurag ‘13anurag’ Srivastava (25th for ₹17,843), Rajneesh ‘msdhoni’ Thakur (26th for ₹17,843), Abhinav ‘griezmann’ Iyer (27th for ₹17,843), Eka ‘gettingthere’ Vedantham (28th for ₹15,555), Chirag ‘miyagi’ Sodha (29th for ₹15,555), PokerGuru Amabssador Rony ‘bisadip176’ Chowdhury (31st for ₹15,555), Siddhanth ‘Bullzeye’ Kapoor (32nd for ₹15,555), PokerBaazi Team pro Jasven ‘JasvenSaigal’ Saigal (34th for ₹15,555), Ankit ‘helter_skelter’ Kapoor (35th for ₹15,555) and PokerGuru Ambassador Nadeem ‘SpadeHunter’ Basha (36th for ₹15,555), finished ITM.

Gaurav Sood
Gaurav Sood

Final Table Results

  1. Gaurav ‘gaug17’ Sood – ₹5,05,309
  2. Sanket ‘blackcod’ Arora – ₹3,54,563
  3. Aditya ‘adit11’ Kulkarni – ₹2,28,064
  4. Pankaj ‘agentwinner’ Kothari – ₹1,68,818
  5. Apocalyto – ₹1,26,728
  6. Romit ‘tilt83’ Advani – ₹1,01,336
  7. Highness – ₹84,180
  8. Nitin ‘philhermouth’ Arora – ₹67,481
  9. Shashank ‘Iverson003’ Shekhar – ₹50,554

 

Highroller 12 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Entries – 116

Re-entries – 99

Prize Pool – ₹15,05,000

Places Paid – 34

PokerStars India’s staple Thursday tourney, Highroller ₹12 Lakhs GTD, clocked in a 215-strong entry field that saw the prize pool swell to ₹15.05 Lakhs.

One of the most consistent online performers in recent weeks, Rajat ‘sharabikebabi’ Sharma obliterated the field to collect ₹2.87 Lakhs after striking a heads-up deal with Dhinesh ‘you3betl4bet’ Kumar (runner-up for ₹2.25 Lakhs).

The race to finish in the money was intense and the noteworthy names who were successful in crossing the line included Vikram ‘GreenSTUFF79’ Mishra (10th for ₹26,517), Young Gun Ujjwal ‘CougarHunter69’ Narwal (11th for ₹26,517), Shravan ‘lukBo$$13’ Chhabria (13th for ₹23,154), Abhinav ‘abhi58’ Iyer (14th for ₹20,218), Neel ‘Worm236’ Joshi (17th for ₹20,218), PokerGuru Ambassador Ashutosh ‘Msnugget’ Balodhi (22nd for ₹17,654), Goonjan ‘gmtesting.ind’ Mall (24th for ₹15,415), PokerGuru Ambassador Kartik ‘TheInternetKid’ Ved (27th for ₹15,415), Anuj ‘brocklesnar95’ Yadav (30th for ₹15,414), Gaurav ‘3betPanda’ Sood (32nd for ₹13,460) and Vinay ‘CharleSCorreA’ B (34th for ₹13,460).

Rajat Sharma
Rajat Sharma

Final Table Results

  1. Rajat ‘sharabikebabi’ Sharma – ₹2,87,373*
  2. Dhinesh ‘you3betl4bet’ Kumar – ₹2,25,844*
  3. Anirban ‘nocluewho’ D Das – ₹1,60,357
  4. Lakhs ‘B00MTilt23’ Pal Singh – ₹1,18,122
  5. Anish ‘Bheet’ Patra – ₹87,012
  6. The Paper House – ₹64,095
  7. Ankit ‘b00mtr00p3r’ Wadhawan – ₹47,214
  8. berserker00001 – ₹34,779
  9. IPPA@PS – ₹30,368

*denotes heads-up deal

 

Head-Hunter 15 Lakhs GTD Spartan Poker

Entries – 154

Rebuys – 100

Re-entries – 49

Prize Pool – ₹15,15,000

Places Paid – 27

Spartan Poker’s biggest guarantee event last night was Head-Hunter ₹15 Lakhs GTD, which pulled in 303 entries (154 unique, 100 rebuys, and 49 re-entries), resulting in a prize pool collection of ₹15.15 Lakhs.

User ‘GHOSTF@CE is a pretty familiar name on the site, and yesterday he took down the Head-Hunter for a cool ₹2.45 Lakhs.

Young Gun Siddharth ‘Schemer77’ Karia (4th for ₹1.27 Lakhs), Abhinav ‘Schumi91’ Iyer (6th for ₹77,871), Gaurav ‘mozzie17’ Sood (7th for ₹56,661), Akash ‘utgwithyourmum’ Malik (9th for ₹33,936), Karan ‘99ayka99’ Jain (10th for ₹28,785), Ujjwal ‘Lord Hendrix’ Narwal (13th for ₹24,998), Vinayak ‘tuktuki’ Bajaj (14th for ₹22,725), Eka ‘gettingthere’ Vedantham (15th for ₹18,878), Bhanu ‘spectre’ Prakash (17th for ₹20,453), Rajat ‘GarammasaIa’ Sharma (22nd for ₹16,665), PokerGuru Ambassador Ashish ‘Donkey 07’ Munot (24th for ₹15,150), Ankit ‘Anteman’ Waghmare (26th for ₹15,150) were among the top 27 runners who crossed the money line.

Final Table Results

  1. GHOSTF@CE – ₹2,45,993
  2. potripper16 – ₹2,41,949
  3. Shakerchi – ₹2,30,015
  4. Siddharth ‘Schemer77’ Karia – ₹1,27,108
  5. ykbhuj – ₹1,01,353
  6. Abhinav ‘Schumi91’ Iyer – ₹77,871
  7. Gaurav ‘mozzie17’ Sood – ₹56,661
  8. Jimmy ‘Jabberwocky’ George – ₹41,057
  9. Akash ‘utgwithyourmum’ Malik – ₹33,936

 

Thunder 5 Lakhs GTD (RE) – 9Stacks

Entries – 103

Re-entries – 35

Prize Pool – ₹5,52,000

Places Paid – 15

9stacks’ Thursday flagship event, Thunder ₹5 Lakhs GTD, attracted 138 entries (103 unique and 35 re-entries), generating a prize pool of ₹5.52 Lakhs.

Online phenom Gaurav ‘mozzie17’ Sood bagged his second title for the night and shipped the Thunder for ₹1.49 Lakhs, after besting Mukesh ‘SittingOut’ Surana heads-up. Surana took home ₹1.04 Lakhs.

It was a star-studded final table which comprised of the likes of Vinayak ‘hagnamanahai’ Bajaj (3rd for ₹77,280), Aditya ‘I8stacks’ Sushant (5th for ₹38,640), PokerGuru Ambassador Ashish ‘HakoonahMatata’ Ahuja (6th for ₹26,496), Goonjan ‘gmtesting’ Mall (7th for ₹19,320), and Anuj ‘Desijuari’ Manocha (9th for ₹13,800).

Wednesday’s StackUp@ 8PM ₹2.5 Lakhs GTD winner ‘Dhappa’ finished in eighth place for ₹16,560.

Final Table Results

  1. Gaurav ‘mozzie17’ Sood – ₹1,49,040
  2. Mukesh ‘SittingOut’ Surana – ₹1,04,880
  3. Vinayak ‘hagnamanahai’ Bajaj – ₹77,280
  4. Jigar ‘mysonluck’ Rao – ₹55,200
  5. Aditya ‘I8stacks’ Sushant – ₹38,640
  6. Ashish ‘HakoonahMatata’ Ahuja – ₹26,496
  7. Goonjan ‘gmtesting’ Mall – ₹19,320
  8. Dhappa – ₹16,560
  9. Anuj ‘Desijuari’ Manocha – ₹13,800

 

Hexagram 2 Lakhs GTD (FO) – Adda52

Entries – 82

Re-entries – 61

Prize Pool – ₹2,60,261

Places Paid – 15

Adda52’s Hexagram ₹2 Lakhs GTD was taken down by Sanjay ‘Floppednuts’ Kumar yesterday for ₹68,751.

The top 15 places were allotted payouts from the ₹2.60 Lakhs prize pool, and among the known names who picked up scores were Sagar ‘alwaysnutz’ Choudhury (8th for ₹7,157) and Shankar ‘stormshadow’ Choudhary (15th for ₹3,904).

The Godfather XI winner ‘xoredvoid’, also final tabled this event, finishing ninth for ₹5,856.

 

Final Table Results

  1. Sanjay ‘Floppednuts’ Kumar – ₹68,751
  2. raj413 – ₹52,920
  3. gladiator86 – ₹33,834
  4. doshidhaval72 – ₹24,725
  5. viking1111 – ₹18,218
  6. Dee6969 – ₹11,712
  7. golupanda – ₹9,760
  8. Sagar ‘alwaysnutz’ Choudhury – ₹7,157
  9. xoredvoid – ₹5,856

 

Ultimate PLO 2 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Entries – 61

Rebuys – 34

Re-entries – 22

Prize Pool – ₹2,34,000

Places Paid – 11

‘Wassup1’ locked horns with Chirag ‘chilling’ Sodha in the final showdown in Spartan Poker’s Ultimate PLO ₹2 Lakhs GTD and clinched the title along with a winner’s payday of ₹64,350. Sodha pocketed ₹45,747 for his runner-up finish.

The event logged in 117 entries (61 unique, 34 rebuys, and 22 re-entries), resulting in a prize pool of ₹2.34 Lakhs.

Among the 11 places that booked a profit were names like Young Gun Siddharth ‘schemer77’ Karia (3rd for ₹29,952) and Karan ‘99ayka99’ Jain (9th for ₹6,669).

Final Table Results

  1. Wassup1 – ₹64,350
  2. Chirag ‘chilling’ Sodha – ₹45,747
  3. Siddharth ‘schemer77’ Karia – ₹29,952
  4. beginer – ₹23,049
  5. Asura1 – ₹18,252
  6. BlackMamba – ₹14,274
  7. fuddu – ₹11,232
  8. Vishal ‘Juwadi’ Gajaria – ₹8,775
  9. Karan ‘99ayka99’ Jain – ₹6,669

 

The Classic 2 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Entries – 98

Re-entries – 69

Prize Pool – ₹2,50,500

Places Paid – 18

Tuesday’s Sixth Sense ₹8 Lakhs GTD championKNOCKMEOUT999’ added one more win to his tally by winning PokerStars India’s The Classic ₹2 Lakhs GTD for ₹50,691, following a heads-up chop with ‘garima14’ (runner-up for ₹50,691).

Ayush ‘Kyanaamrakhu’ Garg (10th for ₹4,795), PokerGuru Ambassador Shashank ‘GOAT-245’ Desai (12th ₹4,795) and Apratim ‘HUSTLER.0081’ Chatterjee (17th for ₹3,304), finished ITM.

Final Table Results

  1. KNOCKMEOUT999 – ₹50,691*
  2. garima14 – ₹50,691*
  3. MAIKYOFOLDKAROO – ₹32,580
  4. joy_pn1980 – ₹24,432
  5. varunpothan82 – ₹18,321
  6. deps111 – ₹13,739
  7. ARYAN5** – ₹10,303
  8. Ram ‘TheLagLawyer’ Kakkar – ₹7,726
  9. Prashanth ‘nemesis9961’ Sekar – ₹5,794

*denotes heads-up deal

 

Turbo ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD (RE) – PokerBaazi

Entries – 70

Re-entries – 55

Prize Pool – ₹1,87,500

Places Paid – 15

Karann ‘karan1515’ Dembla topped the field in PokerBaazi’s Turbo ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD, banking ₹50,250 up top.

Rachit ‘rachubaba’ Arora (10th for ₹3,656), Dinesh ‘htc170209’ Kukreja (13th for ₹3,000) and Anurag ‘13anurag’ Srivastava (15th for ₹3,000), posted scores.

Karann Dembla
Karann Dembla

Final Table Results

  1. Karann ‘karan1515’ Dembla – ₹50,250
  2. Chennaino1 – ₹35,194
  3. Ashok1098 – ₹22,631
  4. Ishan ‘Ishan2203’ Sharma – ₹16,763
  5. karmapooker – ₹12,563
  6. Himanshu ‘hdwivedi3’ Dwivedi – ₹10,050
  7. Royalsagar – ₹8,363
  8. Deep ‘ChristopherCoke’ Patel – ₹6,694
  9. Bababhakt12 – ₹5,025

 

Warrior Arena 1.5 Lakhs GTD – Poker Dangal

Entries – 83

Rebuys – 36

Prize Pool – ₹1,50,000

Places Paid – 20

‘hellaces’ won the Warrior Arena ₹1.5 Lakhs GTD on Poker Dangal for ₹33,000.

Shubham ‘UPayMyRent’ Tyagi (4th for ₹13,500), Rohan ‘Acesunited’ Bhakkad (5th for ₹10,125), Harsh ‘harsh1327’ Bubna (8th for ₹4,500) and Himanshu ‘hdwivedi3’ Dwivedi (16th for ₹2,625) were among the top 20 finishers.

Final Table Results

  1. hellaces – ₹33,000
  2. rvk874 – ₹24,750
  3. apeman – ₹18,000
  4. Shubham ‘UPayMyRent’ Tyagi – ₹13,500
  5. Rohan ‘Acesunited’ Bhakkad – ₹10,125
  6. Ravi ‘DJBravo’ Yadav – ₹7,500
  7. kuttyma – ₹5,625
  8. Harsh ‘harsh1327’ Bubna – ₹4,500
  9. stormzy – ₹3,750

 

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