Daily Majors: Naval Lekhra & Bhola Sharma Bank Big Scores on Wednesday

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  • Attreyee K. Ganguly February 13, 2020
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We hit the mid-week mark yesterday, and the pace of the online action did pick up slightly from Tuesday. Headlining the Wednesday marquee tournaments was Spartan Poker’s Destiny 13.0 ₹30 Lakhs GTD. A field of 641 entries (258 unique, 152 re-entries, and 231 re-buys) generated ₹32.05 Lakhs in the prize pool, and it was Naval ‘Kareem Lala’ Lekhra who came out on top to become the latest Destiny champion, collecting a winner’s paycheque of ₹5.67 Lakhs following a four-way deal.

PokerBaazi’s Tuesday signature tourney, The Pride ₹10 Lakhs GTD, gathered 334 entries (191 unique and 143 re-entries), just about managing to cross the posted guarantee with a prize pool collection of ₹10.02 Lakhs. ‘Chubbycho’ bested tournament regular Anuj ‘brockLesnar95’ Yadav (runner-up for ₹1.55 Lakhs) heads-up and walked away with a ₹2.21 Lakhs payday.

Adda52’s AOPS Maverick ₹15 Lakhs GTD found a winner in Bhola ‘bhola’ Sharma who banked ₹3.53 Lakhs after trouncing a field of 763 hopefuls (363 unique and 400 re-entries). The event posted a prize pool of ₹17.35 Lakhs.

In PokerStars India’s Night On Stars ₹5 Lakhs GTD, ‘GTO_LIFE_GG’ ran past a field of 262 runners (133 unique and 129 re-entries) and claimed the most significant portion of the ₹5.24 Lakhs prize pool worth ₹94,544, following a heads-up deal with ‘iAlwaysHaveit’ (runner-up for ₹79,513).

The other Wednesday winners were:

PlayerPrize MoneyEventPoker Site
Gaurav 'gaug17' Sood ₹88,5376-Max Wednesday SuperStack ₹3 Lakhs GTDPokerBaazi
Mayank ‘chipseaterpro’ Makhija₹70,000Afternoon Hi-Fi ₹2.5 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
Rishi 'ronaldo94' Mundhra ₹69,973
AOPS Warm Up ₹2.5 Lakhs GTDAdda52
Anirudh ‘flash’ Reddy₹60,049Ultimate PLO ₹2 Lakhs GTDSpartan Poker
The Dawn₹16,500Wow Wednesday ₹75K GTDPoker Dangal

 

Destiny 13.0 ₹30 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Entries – 258

Re-entries – 152

Re-buys – 231

Prize Pool – ₹32,05,000

Places Paid – 60

Spartan Poker’s signature Wednesday offering, the Destiny 13.0 ₹30 Lakhs GTD ran amid 641 entries (258 unique, 152 re-entries and 231 re-buys) last night. The event enjoyed a successful run with a prize pool collection of ₹32.05 Lakhs. In the end, it was Naval ‘Kareem Lala’ Lekhra, who triumphed over the field to capture the title and the ₹5.67 Lakhs up top after agreeing to a four-way deal. He has also won himself a berth in the Destiny SnG finale that will reward the top 3 winners with a luxury travel package to Las Vegas.

Lekhra’s final showdown in the event was with ‘joyi2492’. The player lost out on the title but banked a hefty ₹5 Lakhs paycheque for finishing second.

PokerGuru Ambassador Arjanveer Singh ‘bazzingaa’ Chadha (6th for ₹96,150) final tabled the tournament.

Prominent others who posted a deep run were Rishab ‘NoChanc3’ Malik (11th for ₹28,845), Arjunn ‘SirMucksAlot’ Agarwal (13th for ₹28,845), Anant ‘Pro’ Purohit (17th for ₹25,640), Anuj ‘Anuj16101’ Ladhad (18th for ₹25,640), Manish ‘thekid’ Lakhotia (20th for ₹25,640), Anuj ‘moZart’ Yadav (24th for ₹21,473), Pranjal ‘lilmessipranjal’ Gandhi (27th for ₹17,627), Venkatesh ‘Borissss’ Mukundan (28th for ₹17,627), Sriharsha ‘Fish2050’ Doddapaneni (31st for ₹15,704), Yohan ‘PAPITO’ Patel (33rd for ₹15,704), Vivek ‘Kill Ivey’ Bajaj (34th for ₹15,704), Siddhanth ‘sidstack’ Kripalani (40th for ₹15,704), Sreekanth ‘n0thing’ Narayan (50th for ₹13,781), Rajat ‘BloatedBelly’ Mahajan (53rd for ₹12,820), Sanish ‘Sanish21’ Chhabra (54th for ₹12,820), Siddarth ‘PeterPunter’ Singhvi (57th for ₹12,820), and Vinay ‘Netflixxed’ Bk (60th for ₹12,820).

PokerGuru Ambassador Ashish ‘Donkey 07’ Munot (19th for ₹25,640) and Jayjit ‘David Blaine’ Ray (38th for ₹15,704) also posted ITM finishes.

Naval Lekhra
Naval Lekhra

 

Final Table Results

1. Naval ‘Kareem Lala’ Lekhra – ₹5,67,665*

2. joyi2492 – ₹5,00,904*

3. IwillShovE – ₹4,02,118*

4. apgo – ₹3,72,186*

5. CrownUpJr – ₹1,31,405

6. Arjanveer Singh ‘bazzingaa’ Chadha – ₹96,150

7. imaw – ₹80,125

8. sharkhunterr – ₹64,100

9. OldMonk1 – ₹56,087

*denotes 4-way deal

 

AOPS Maverick ₹15 Lakhs GTD – Adda52

Entries – 363

Re-Entries – 400

Prize Pool – ₹17,35,820

Places Paid – 82

The AOPS Maverick ₹15 Lakhs GTD on Adda52 logged in a player pool of 763 entries (363 unique hopefuls + 400 re-entries) smashing its offered guarantee. The ₹17.35 Lakhs prize pool was divided among the top 82 places. Walking away with the largest cut was Bhola ‘bhola’ Sharma, who took home ₹3.53 Lakhs after defeating ‘Amod1001’ (runner-up for ₹2.74 Lakhs) heads-up for the win!

Amit ‘The_Alchemist’ Sur (6th for ₹57,109), PokerGuru Ambassador Ankit ‘d00mtr00p3r’ Wadhawan (7th for ₹43,396), Sahil ‘Bhaijiii’ Agarwal (8th for ₹32,981), and Bhavyajeet ‘brbhavya’ Singh Rathore (9th for ₹26,037) also made it to the final table of the event.

Other known names who landed in the money zone included Vaibhav ‘alienrobot’ Sharma (12th for ₹17,358), PokerGuru Ambassador Arjanveer ‘arjan30’ Singh Chadha (13th for ₹17,358), Jitendra ‘zxcvuiop’ Chordia (14th for ₹13,887), Sandeep ‘effuno’ Varma (15th for ₹13,887), Jyoti ‘joey114114’ Ranjan Nayak (21st for ₹12,151), Gaurav ‘gauravarod’ Sood (22nd for ₹10,415), Honey ‘ho9ey’ Bijlani (27th for ₹10,415), Anurag ‘NormanBates’ Srivastava (30th for ₹9,547), Vishal ‘vishalb22’ Bajaj (31st for ₹9,547), Pranay ‘setmeup’ Chawla (33rd for ₹9,547), Devang ‘spark123’ Yadav (35th for ₹7,811), Akshay ‘nofuchsgiven’ Dhingra (36th for ₹7,811), Sahil ‘imhighishove’ Mahboobani (37th for ₹7,811), Manish ‘newkidpoker’ Lakhotia (44th for ₹6,943), Anil ‘spewtard’ Adiani (45th for ₹6,943), Shivam ‘shivam699’ Khandelwal (46th for ₹6,943), Siddharth ‘skaria1’ Karia (47th for ₹6,943), Srihari ‘zombieballs’ Bang (49th for ₹6,943), Abhishek ‘messi010010’ Gubba (52nd for ₹6,075), Ashish ‘rocky3705’ Ahuja (59th for ₹6,075), Abhishek ‘thegrinder’ Garg (62nd for ₹6,075), Uttam ‘chinunew’ Kumar Sinha (64th for ₹5,034), Naren ‘imunagi’ Purohit (69th for ₹5,034), and Rishi ‘ronaldo94’ Mundhra (77th for ₹5,034).

Bhola Sharma
Bhola Sharma

 

Final Table Results

1. Bhola ‘bhola’ Sharma – ₹3,53,575

2. Amod1001 – ₹2,74,794

3. aarut – ₹1,56,224

4. sherlocked24 – ₹1,18,036

5. xoredvoid – ₹82,452

6. Amit ‘The_Alchemist’ Sur – ₹57,109

7. Ankit ‘d00mtr00p3r’ Wadhawan – ₹43,396

8. Sahil ‘Bhaijiii’ Agarwal – ₹32,981

9. Bhavyajeet ‘brbhavya’ Singh Rathore – ₹26,037

 

The Pride ₹10 Lakhs GTD – PokerBaazi

Entries – 191

Re-entries – 143

Prize Pool – ₹10,02,000

Places Paid – 36

‘Chubbycho’ topped The Pride ₹10 Lakhs GTD on PokerBaazi defeating online regular Anuj ‘brockLesnar95’ Yadav (runner-up for ₹1.55 Lakhs) heads-up to collect ₹2.21 Lakhs in prize money. The event attracted 334 entries (191 unique and 143 re-entries), generating a prize pool of ₹10.02 Lakhs.

Guneet ‘guntz’ Kwatra (3rd for ₹99,899), Nikhil ‘rn275’ Ramesh (4th for ₹73,948), Gaurav ‘Zillastar’ Bhandari (6th for ₹44,389), and Ankit ‘helter_skelter’ Kapoor (7th for ₹36,874) final tabled the event.

Other notables who finished ITM include Shardul ‘duuurrrr’ Parthasarathi (10th for ₹16,132), Jasven ‘JasvenSaigal’ Saigal (12th for ₹16,132), Manoj ‘killbill’ Pentakota (16th for ₹11,323), Anuj ‘technoforever’ Mahajan (17th for ₹11,323), Sumit ‘boronyx’ Sapra (18th for ₹11,323), Mickey ‘bblackdegen’ Gene (19th for ₹9,920), Vivekk ‘Vivek25’ Dube (20th for ₹9,920), Ajitesh ‘bazzinga29’ Bhargava (22nd for ₹8,818), Ritwik ‘Ritwikkhanna’ Khanna (23rd for ₹8,818), Sanchit ‘sanchit1990’ Adukia (24th for ₹8,818), Pranav ‘pranav.bang1’ Bang (25th for ₹7,816), Gaurav ‘gaug17’ Sood (27th for ₹7,816), Pranav ‘GarviGujarat’ Desai (28th for ₹6,814), Rahul ‘Clearsky’ Gupta (30th for ₹6,814), Neel ‘Worm33’ Joshi (31st for ₹6,814), Sahil ‘ImHighIshove’ Mahboobani (32nd for ₹6,814), Kavish ‘Narcos’ Kukreja (33rd for ₹6,814), Manish ‘thekid’ Lakhotia (35th for ₹6,814), and Priyank ‘Piko1432’ Kothari (36th for ₹6,814).

PokerGuru Ambassadors Ashutosh ‘senojwod’ Balodhi (13th for ₹13,226), and Rohit ‘rohit22rm’ Mishra (26th for ₹7,816) also posted scores.

Final Table Results

1. Chubbycho – ₹2,21,342

2. Anuj ‘brockLesnar95’ Yadav – ₹1,55,310

3. Guneet ‘guntz’ Kwatra – ₹99,899

4. Nikhil ‘rn275’ Ramesh – ₹73,948

5. Apocalypto – ₹55,511

6. Gaurav ‘Zillastar’ Bhandari – ₹44,389

7. Ankit ‘helter_skelter’ Kapoor – ₹36,874

8. TheKaliCartel – ₹29,559

9. allinsane – ₹22,144

 

Night On Stars ₹5 Lakhs GTD – PokerStars India

Entries – 133

Re-Entries – 129

Prize Pool – ₹5,24,000

Places Paid – 44

PokerStars India’s Night On Stars ₹5 Lakhs GTD attracted a 262-strong field (133 unique and 129 re-entries) that helped collect ₹5.24 Lakhs in the prize pool. After deciding upon a deal heads-up, anonymous user ‘GTO_LIFE_GG’ took down the title and ₹94,544 as first-place prize money, relegating ‘iAlwaysHaveit’ to a runner-up finish.

Other notable final table finishers were Ryan ‘OTB_X_REDBACON’ Cardoso (3rd for ₹54,493), Vinay ‘CharleSCorreA’ Bk (4th for ₹40,191), Sandeep ‘effuno007’ Varma RS (5th for ₹29,643), PokerGuru Ambassador Faiz ‘LFGgggg’ Alam (6th for ₹21,863), Vikram ‘GreenSTUFF79’ Mishra (8th for ₹11,893), and Akshay ‘VaahBhaiVaah’ Gupta (9th for ₹8,772).

Other circuit regs to post scores were Srihari ‘bangbang1999’ Bang (15th for ₹5,891), Raghavendra ‘Pokeriyaa’ Hada (16th for ₹5,891), Sanish ‘sneakysani’ Chhabra (17th for ₹5,891), Gaurav ‘3betPanda’ Sood (18th for ₹4,827), Arpan ‘Vasusenaa’ Majhi (19th for ₹4,827), Sagar ‘sagarpupull’ Choudhury (20th for ₹4,827), Partho ‘SpidermanIndia’ Datta (21st for ₹4,827), Anant ‘Dr4gonW4rrior’ Purohit (22nd for ₹4,827), Ayush ‘(Giz^zY)91’ Khandelwal (25th for ₹4,827), Kaushik ‘breadbutterjam’ Tibrewal (33rd for ₹3,956), Ram ‘TheLagLawyer’ Kakkar (39th for ₹3,956) and Varun ‘wardev’ Devayya (42nd for ₹3,956), alongside PokerGuru Ambassadors Arjanveer ‘ballistik310’ Singh Chadha (31st for ₹3,956) and Devvrat ‘bhasm@sur1’ Arya (34th for ₹3,956).

Final Table Results

1. GTO_LIFE_GG – ₹94,544*

2. iAlwaysHaveit – ₹79,513*

3. Ryan ‘OTB_X_REDBACON’ Cardoso – ₹54,493

4. Vinay ‘CharleSCorreA’ Bk – ₹40,191

5. Sandeep ‘effuno007’ Varma RS – ₹29,643

6. Faiz ‘LFGgggg’ Alam – ₹21,863

7. goasharkfish – ₹16,125

8. Vikram ‘GreenSTUFF79’ Mishra – ₹11,893

9. Akshay ‘VaahBhaiVaah’ Gupta – ₹8,772

*denotes heads-up deal

 

6-Max Wednesday SuperStack ₹3 Lakhs GTD – PokerBaazi

Entries – 106

Re-entries – 72

Prize Pool – ₹3,56,000

Places Paid – 21

The 6-Max Wednesday SuperStack ₹3 Lakhs GTD on PokerBaazi brought in a full house of 178 entries (106 unique and 72 re-entries) that resulted in a guarantee-crushing prize pool of ₹3.56 Lakhs. With the top 21 places assured payouts, a champion emerged in up-and-coming MTT player Gaurav ‘gaug17’ Sood, who netted ₹88,537 for the win. Sonia ‘VasooliChacha’ Jain finished runner up for ₹62,051.

Ankit ‘TunaFishz’ Sinha (3rd for ₹39,908), PokerGuru Ambassador Arjanveer ‘holdbaby’ Singh Chadha (4th for ₹29,548), Imdad ‘rahuljohn1983’ Ahmed (5th for ₹22,179), Priyank ‘Piko1432’ Kothari (6th for ₹17,729), Nikhil ‘rn275’ Ramesh (8th for ₹11,819), Rahul ‘chanakyax’ Bhura (12th for ₹6,444), Rajat ‘LungFakeer’ Sharma (13th for ₹5,304), Vivekk ‘Vivek25’ Dube (15th for ₹5,304), Harsh ‘100crdream’ Kumar (18th for ₹4,521), Anuj ‘brockLesnar95’ Yadav (20th for ₹3,952) and Gaurav ‘BIT00Poker’ Verma (21st for ₹3,952), as well as PokerGuru Ambassadors Vivek ‘Nutpeddling729’ Singh (11th for ₹6,444) and Ashish ‘rocky3705’ Ahuja (17th for ₹4,521), also earned payouts.

Gaurav Sood
Gaurav Sood

 

Final Table Results

1. Gaurav ‘gaug17’ Sood – ₹88,537

2. Sonia ‘VasooliChacha’ Jain – ₹62,051

3. Ankit ‘TunaFishz’ Sinha – ₹39,908

4. Arjanveer ‘holdbaby’ Singh Chadha – ₹29,548

5. Imdad ‘rahuljohn1983’ Ahmed – ₹22,179

6. Priyank ‘Piko1432’ Kothari – ₹17,729

7. mrwhite – ₹14,738

8. Nikhil ‘rn275’ Ramesh – ₹11,819

9. kapz – ₹8,829

 

Afternoon Hi-Fi ₹2.5 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Entries – 79

Re-entries – 30

Re-buys – 54

Prize Pool – ₹2,50,000

Places Paid – 15

The Afternoon Hi-Fi ₹2.5 Lakhs GTD on Spartan Poker attracted 163 hopefuls (79 unique, 30 re-entries, and 54 re-buys) on Wednesday. Discounting the rake, the tournament suffered a marginal ₹5,500 shortfall. Outlasting the competition was Mayank chipseaterpro’ Makhija, who defeated ‘-Consp^’ heads-up to collect ₹70,000 for the win. The latter pocketed ₹45,625 in prize money.

The event paid out 15 places and among those who made runs in the money were Vivek ‘acchemicals’ Karwa (3rd for ₹30,000), Paras ‘AAKKQQJJ’ Jain (6th for ₹12,500), Siddhanth ‘bullzeye’ Kapoor (7th for ₹10,000), Vinod ‘superchor89’ Saini (12th for ₹5,250) and Ravi ‘Rvjn91’ Jain (14th for ₹4,750).

Mayank Makhija
Mayank Makhija

 

Final Table Results

1. Mayank ‘chipseaterpro’ Makhija – ₹70,000

2. -Consp^ – ₹45,625

3. Vivek ‘acchemicals’ Karwa – ₹30,000

4. Rabdasuar – ₹21,875

5. Akkiaaru2204 – ₹16,625

6. Paras ‘AAKKQQJJ’ Jain – ₹12,500

7. Siddhanth ‘bullzeye’ Kapoor – ₹10,000

8. FunkeyFox – ₹8,125

9. kidwithadream – ₹6,250

 

AOPS Warm Up ₹2.5 Lakhs GTD – Adda52

Entries – 108

Re-Entries – 116

Prize Pool – ₹2,54,912

Places Paid – 24

Adda52 regular Rishi ‘ronaldo94’ Mundhra took down the AOPS Warm Up ₹2.5 Lakhs GTD last night and pocketed ₹69,973 after pipping ‘aarut’ (runner-up for ₹40,786) to the finish line. The event attracted a field of 224 entries (108 unique and 116 re-entries), generating ₹2.54 Lakhs in the prize pool.

The top 24 places made ITM finishes. Notables who earned a payday included Peushup ‘peushup’ Eugene (4th for ₹21,922), Srihari ‘zombieballs’ Bang (5th for ₹15,295), Naren ‘imunagi’ Purohit (7th for ₹8,285), Anil ‘spewtard’ Adiani (11th for ₹4,461), Mihir ‘gameofdeath’ Thakkar (13th for ₹3,824), Deepak ‘peacelover’ Singh (15th for ₹3,186), and Ritam ‘ritamb’ Bhattacharya (17th for ₹3,186).

Rishi Mundhra
Rishi Mundhra

 

Final Table Results

1. Rishi ‘ronaldo94’ Mundhra – ₹69,973

2. aarut – ₹40,786

3. jaga87 – ₹30,589

4. Peushup ‘peushup’ Eugene – ₹21,922

5. Srihari ‘zombieballs’ Bang – ₹15,295

6. zimbawe – ₹10,834

7. Naren ‘imunagi’ Purohit – ₹8,285

8. aks809 – ₹6,373

9. Ajay ‘ohyeah’ Sawhney -₹5,098

 

Ultimate PLO ₹2 Lakhs GTD – Spartan Poker

Entries – 42

Re-entries – 21

Re-buys – 40

Prize Pool – ₹2,06,000

Places Paid – 9

Topping a field of 103 runners that included 42 unique entries, 21 re-entries, and 40 re-buys, Anirudh ‘flash’ Reddy took down the Ultimate PLO ₹2 Lakhs GTD on Spartan Poker. The event surpassed its guarantee to collect a ₹2.06 Lakhs prize pool.

Only the final nine finishers could earn a payout, and the familiar names among them were Saurabh ‘bombardier’ Ramola (runner-up for ₹43,260) and Piyush ‘BlackMamba’ Gaikwad (9th for ₹6,180).

Anirudh Reddy
Anirudh Reddy

 

Final Table Results

1. Anirudh ‘flash’ Reddy – ₹60,049

2. Saurabh ‘bombardier’ Ramola – ₹43,260

3. 44 is nuts – ₹28,119

4. zena55 – ₹21,218

5. W@rCry – ₹16,480

6. balaji333 – ₹12,772

7. zhopdi – ₹10,94

8. pp2717 – ₹7,828

9. Piyush ‘BlackMamba’ Gaikwad – ₹6,180

 

Wow Wednesday ₹75K GTD – Poker Dangal

Entries – 117

Re-buys – 80

Add-ons – 52

Prize Pool – ₹75,000

Places Paid – 17

Poker Dangal’s Wow Wednesday ₹75K GTD registered 249 entries (117 unique, 80 re-buys, and 52 add-ons), falling only one entry short of meeting the ₹75K guarantee. ‘The Dawn’ came out on top of the field after defeating ‘JayInfotech’ heads-up to collect a winner’s payday worth ₹16,500.

The notable ITM finishers included Sunil ‘nasirbaba’ Meena (9th for ₹1,875), Lalit ‘MsDhoni07’Devpal (11th for ₹1,500), and Shubham ‘UPayMyRent’ Tyagi (15th for ₹1,313).

Final Table Results

1. The Dawn – ₹16,500

2. JayInfotech – ₹12,375

3. glitch – ₹9,000

4. Bstpoker – ₹6,750

5. cbs786 – ₹5,063

6. ziggyluck – ₹3,750

7. DoubleGutty – ₹2,813

8. laxman281 – ₹2,250

9. Sunil ‘nasirbaba’ Meena – ₹1,875

 

This report was edited at 1:00 PM on 13.02.2020

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