When the entire poker community of the country was railing for the Indians out there in Vegas in the 2015 WSOP Main Event, the online MTT grinders stormed the virtual felt this weekend. With events like Sunday Million on PokerStars and Poker Millionaire Tour on Adda52, the online action soared this weekend.
Abhishek ‘abhi147’ Rathod who is now just $7,192 short of reaching $100K milestone in online tournament winnings captured the spotlight of online tourneys this weekend. On Friday, he finished 3rd in the $22 NL Hold’em [6-Max, Progressive Super-Knockout], $20K Gtd on PokerStars bagging $1,207.45. This remained the only notable score for Indian players on the virtual felt on Friday.
Saturday saw the biggest PMT event on Adda52 which brings 5 Lacs up for grab. maksam143 triumphed this tourney winning Rs 150,000 in the top prize. iskywalker placed 2nd for Rs 95,000 and lucky_bastered bagged Rs 66,250 in the 3rd place of this online tournament. The Saturday party didn’t stop here as shakuni8492 won the low buy-in tourney, $5.40 NL Hold’em [Turbo, Knockout], $10K Gtd on PokerStars. Winning his first online tourney on PokerStars, he added $1,430.47 to his online winnings.
Sunday was the day for Karan Radia who now sits atop the India rankings on PocketFives. Karan triumphed the field of 2,088 players in the $3.30+R NL Hold’em, $12K Gtd on PokerStars bagging the top prize of $2,913.84. He played the $215 Sunday Million and was having a fantastic run but, unfortunately ended up in the 24th place for $2,645.51.
Abhishek ‘abhi147’ Rathod took the poker action to Winamax where he finished 4th in the AFTER WORK tourney bagging $1,939.65. kanishka27 was the latest to join the notable money finishes of Weekend Indian Poker Pot by notching 7th place in The Bigger $27.50, $35K Gtd. He added $1,088.22 to his online winnings in this tourney.
Here is the Weekend Indian Poker Pot for July 10 – 12:
|abhi147||PS $22 NL Hold’em [6-Max, Progressive Super-Knockout], $20K Gtd||$1,207.45/3rd||July 10|
|shakuni8492||PS $5.40 NL Hold’em [Turbo, Knockout], $10K Gtd||$1,430.47/1st||July 11|
|maksam143||Adda52 PMT 5 Lac||Rs 150,000/1st||July 11|
|iskywalker||Adda52 PMT 5 Lac||Rs 95,000/2nd||July 11|
|lucky_bastered||Adda52 PMT 5 Lac||Rs 66,250/3rd||July 11|
|Karan Radia||PS $215 Sunday Million, $1M Gtd||$2,645.51/24th||July 12|
|Karan Radia||PS $3.30+R NL Hold’em, $12K Gtd||$2,913.84/1st||July 12|
|abhi147||Winamax AFTER WORK||$1,939.65/4th||July 12|
|kanishka27||PS The Bigger $27.50, $35K Gtd||$1,088.22/7th||July 12|
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