Weekend Indian Poker Pot: Rahul Shetty bags the biggest 5-figure cash for India in 2015

Indian Poker WinsIt was one of the biggest weekends for online poker players with MicroMillions 10 and FTOPS XXVIII Main Events on Sunday. Indian MTT grinders were also set to cash this opportunity for huge prize money but unfortunately, couldn’t fetch any notable score. However, Rahul Shetty won a whopping $28,368 in The Bigger $55, $160K Gtd on Sunday breaking all records of PokerStars cashes by Indians this year. Although Rahul couldn’t clinch the win in the end but he managed to bag the biggest 5-figure cash for India in 2015 for his runner-up finish.

Shekhar Singh aka shakysh@rk who has been on a fabulous run in $109 buy-in tourneys this month, topped the field again on Saturday bagging $6,216.80 in the $109 NL Hold’em [Turbo, Re-Entry], $20K Gtd. Earlier on Friday, he made a 3rd place finish in $109 NL Hold’em [Turbo, Re-Entry], $20K Gtd pocketing $2,350.

Chintan Naik aka chintudotcom also joined the $109 club on Saturday bagging $1,970 in 4th place of the PS $109 NL Hold’em [Turbo, 1R1A], $20K Gtd.  aminos700 joined The Hotter $75 on Sunday and finished in 11th place for over thousand dollars.

Team Spades pro Amit Jain joined the Sunday Bonanza on Adda52 and ran deep finishing 3rd in the tourney.  In the iPhone 6+ tourney on Adda52, millionaire7050 outplayed the field to win an Apple iPhone 6 plus.

Here is the Weekend Indian Poker Pot for Mar 27-29:

Player/User Event Prize/Position Date
chintudotcom PS $109 NL Hold’em [Turbo, 1R1A], $20K Gtd $1,970/4th Mar 28
shakysh@rk $109 NL Hold’em [Turbo, Re-Entry], $20K Gtd $6,216.80/1st Mar 28
shakysh@rk $109 NL Hold’em [Turbo, Re-Entry], $20K Gtd $2,350.00/3rd Mar 27
millionaire7050 Adda52  iPhone 6+ Finals iPhone 6+ Mar 28
aminos700 PS Hotter $75 $1125.39/11th Mar 29
r shetty The Bigger $55, $160K Gtd $28,368/2nd Mar 29
Amit Jain Adda52 Sunday Bonanza 3rd Mar 29


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