Weekend Indian Poker Pot: Karan Radia Headlines the Online Action

weekend-online-pokerWhen 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:

Player/User Event Prize/Position Date
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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