Indian Poker Pot: Jasven06 and Bblacklegend Headlines the Online Action

weekly online poker winsWeek 36 of 2015 marked the beginning of 2015 World Championship of Online Poker on PokerStars and Indians are off to a sensational start with Jasven Saigal winning the WCOOP 2nd Chance 02: $109 NL Hold’em [6-Max] for $31,642. This week Indian MTT grinders won 9 tourneys on different poker sites including PokerStars and Adda52. Jasven became the “OPN Star of the Week” by amassing over $43,000 in online tourneys. Amit “bblacklegend” Jain won $21,675 finishing runner-up in The Big $162 while Vinay B won 2 tourneys this week on PokerStars bagging over $9,000.

Note: This edition of Indian Poker Pot includes poker wins till Monday, 7th Sept’15.

Monday – Thursday

The week started with Jasven making a 4th place finish in The Big $109, $65K Gtd for $6,198. Amit Jain bagged $1,567.20 finishing 18th in the $109+R Sunday Rebuy, $175K Gtd on PokerStars on the same day. Jasven continued his good run on Tuesday winning The Hot $11 [Turbo], $30K Gtd for $6,115. On Wednesday, Muskan Sethi aka musku89 made a deep run in The Hot $16.50 [Turbo], $40K Gtd but unfortunately finished 1 place short of the victory for $1,142. Vinay B aka vinstill won The Hot $11 [Turbo], $30K Gtd on Thursday for $5,835 in top prize.


It was Arsh Grover opening the weekend with a blast in the $8.80+R NL Hold’em, $10K Gtd. Arsh won this tourney adding $2,296 to his online earnings. Poker Millionaire Tour returned on Adda52 on Friday with the 1st event – 1 Lac GTD which chinna427 won for Rs 30,000. Jaideep Sazwan made a runner-up finish in The Hot $11 [Turbo], $30K Gtd bagging $4,055. Shashank ‘felter1989’ Jain won the $82 NL Hold’em [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo], $7.5K Gtd on PokerStars for $2,111.39 in top prize.


Once again it was Arsh Grover leading the Team India at the virtual felt chopping The Big $44, $20K Gtd heads-up and bagged $3,513. In the PMT 5 Lac GTD event on Adda52, pleasePayMe won Rs 160,000 topping the field while babyiamhere earned Rs 97,500 for the runner-up finish. Arvindhan aka tiltalert86 placed 3rd in the $2.20+R NL Hold’em [Turbo], $4K Gtd.

Sunday – Monday

Jasven brought the biggest win for Indian Poker Pot this week winning the WCOOP 2nd Chance 02: $109 NL Hold’em [6-Max] for $31,642. With this performance at the start of WCOOP, Indians are definitely charged up to grab many more in this series running till 26th September on PokerStars. Vinay B topped the $27 NL Hold’em [6-Max, Progressive Super-Knockout] bagging $3,102 in prize and over $1,000 in bounties. AkhileshRaul won the Adda52 PMT 2 Lac GTD tourney for Rs 66,096. Shekhar “shakyshark” Singh won $457 finishing 3rd in the $5.10 NL Hold’em [Hyper-Turbo], $3K Gtd. Abhishek Rathod finished 4th in the €8,000 Sunday Pearl on Titan Poker adding $739 to his online earnings. Amit “bblacklegend” Jain brought yet another 5 figure score ($21,675) finishing runner-up in The Big $162 on Monday.

Here is the Indian Poker Pot of this week:

Player/User Event Prize/Position Date
jasven06 The Big $109, $65K Gtd $6,198/4th 31-Aug
bblacklegend $109+R Sunday Rebuy, $175K Gtd $1,567.20/18th 31-Aug
jasven06 The Hot $11 [Turbo], $30K Gtd $6,115/1st 1-Sep
musku89 The Hot $16.50 [Turbo], $40K Gtd $1,142/2nd 2-Sep
vinstill The Hot $11 [Turbo], $30K Gtd $5,835/1st 3-Sep
chinna427 Adda52 1 Lac PMT Rs 30,000/1st 4-Sep
BigggTymeR $8.80+R NL Hold’em, $10K Gtd $2,296/1st 4-Sep
jdsaz The Hot $11 [Turbo], $30K Gtd $4,055/2nd 4-Sep
felter1989 $82 NL Hold’em [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo], $7.5K Gtd $2,111.39/1st 4-Sep
BigggTymeR The Big $44, $20K Gtd $3,513/2nd 5-Sep
pleasePayMe Adda52 5 Lac PMT Rs 160,000/1st 5-Sep
babyiamhere Adda52 5 Lac PMT Rs 97,500/2nd 5-Sep
tiltalert86 $2.20+R NL Hold’em [Turbo], $4K Gtd $494/3rd 5-Sep
jasven06 WCOOP 2nd Chance 02: $109 NL Hold’em [6-Max] $31,642/1st 6-Sep
vinstill $27 NL Hold’em [6-Max, Progressive Super-Knockout] $3,102+$1k Bounty/1st 6-Sep
AkhileshRaul Adda52 2 Lac PMT Rs 66,096/1st 6-Sep
abhi147 Titan Poker €8,000 Sunday Pearl $739/4th 6-Sep
shakyshark $5.10 NL Hold’em [Hyper-Turbo], $3K Gtd $457/3rd 6-Sep
bblacklegend The Big $162 $21,675/2nd 7-Sep

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