Weekend means fun, time to relax, outing with friends and family but for those who play online poker, the weekends mean big tournaments, multi-tabling, longer grind hours and thrilling finishes. This weekend, the Indian poker action doubled up with the launch of Adda52 Poker Millionaire Tour and the on-going PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker.
Friday saw bond_gambler clinching the top prize of Rs 34,445 in the PMT 1 Lac Finale on Adda52 while Adi Agarwal and Karan Jain bagged two notable cash prizes on PokerStars. Adi Agarwal won $2,126.75 in the $109 NL Hold’em [Turbo], $12K Gtd finishing 3rd and karanjain bagged $1,754.74 in The Big $8.80, $30K Gtd finishing 5th.
Saturday brought the biggest PMT event – The 5 Lac Finale which Karthik Ved aka Pegasus1505 triumphed talking home Rs 1.5 Lac. Jhinga notched the runner-up place bagging Rs 95,000 in the same tournament. The biggest cash figure of the weekend came from Amit Varma aka bombay-lad on Saturday when he finished 2nd in the SCOOP-21-L: $7.50 PL 5-Card Omaha [6-Max,1R1A], $25K Gtd bagging $6,428.46.
Rahil Bhatia booked $1,334.40 cash prize in the $215 Weekly Turbo NLHE, $80K Gtd on Satuday finishing 15th. One more notable cash-finish came from Sahil ‘AntiloG’ Agarwal in The $8,000 Breeze on 888 Poker. Sahil added $1,009.20 to his online earnings finishing 4th in this tournament.
Sunday brought the maiden tourney win on PokerStars this weekend and it was Karan Radia who held the Indian flag high in the $13.50 NL Hold’em [Knockout], $12K Gtd winning $2,946.48 in the 1st place. Tarun Goyal aka aggtarun won the Adda52 PMT 2 Lac Finale taking home Rs 84,822 while rohit3887 bagged Rs 50,640 in the same event.
Here is the Weekend Indian Poker Pot for May 15-17:
|bond_gambler||Adda52 Poker Millionaire Tour 1 Lac Finale||Rs 34,445/1st||May 15|
|Adi Agarwal||PS $109 NL Hold’em [Turbo], $12K Gtd||$2,126.75/3rd||May 15|
|karanjain||PS The Big $8.80, $30K Gtd||$1,754.74/5th||May 15|
|Pegasus1505||Adda52 Poker Millionaire Tour 5 Lac Finale||Rs 1.5 Lac/1st||May 16|
|Jhinga||Adda52 Poker Millionaire Tour 5 Lac Finale||Rs 95,000/1st||May 16|
|rbhatia3||$215 Weekly Turbo NLHE, $80K Gtd||$1,334.40/15th||May 16|
|AntiloG||888 Poker The $8,000 Breeze||$1,009.20/4th||May 16|
|bombay-lad||PS SCOOP-21-L: $7.50 PL 5-Card Omaha [6-Max,1R1A], $25K Gtd||$6,428.46/2nd||May 16|
|aggtarun||Adda52 Poker Millionaire Tour 2 Lac Finale||Rs 84,822/1st||May 17|
|rohit3887||Adda52 Poker Millionaire Tour 2 Lac Finale||Rs 50,640/2nd||May 17|
|Karan Radia||PS $13.50 NL Hold’em [Knockout], $12K Gtd||$2,946.48/1st||May 17|