The Spartan Super Series has descended upon us in full glory and we already have three names making headlines. Aniket Waghmare shipped the first event of the series- the 3 lakh guaranteed Mega Freeze Lite; ‘LoveCheese’ won the second tournament of the first day- the 2.5 Lac GTD (550 R+A); And tournament number 4, the Mega Freeze (Lite) 8.5 lakh GTD, was bagged by ‘osaka33’.
The Mega Freeze
The 3 lakh GTD Mega Freeze Lite saw 282 entries, which led to top 18 places getting paid a minimum cash of 4800. The winner, though, walked away with a paycheck of 77,250. 26-year old, Mumbai-based Machine Learning Engineer, Aniket Waghmare aka ‘Anteman’ defeated ‘Dragon Kewe’ in the heads-up battle to take down the title. The runner-up settled for a prize of 51,500.
The SSS Number 2
The second tournament of the first day of SSS- 2.5 Lakh GTD (500R+A) registered a massive entry of 456 participants. The prize pool promised at least 3,925 to each player on the top 17 places. The heads-up battle saw ‘LoveCheese’ clash with ‘mmonas’ for the top prize of 62,900. ‘mmonas’ got placed second and collected 42,500 in prize money.
When The Mega Freeze Got Bigger
One of the featured tournaments of the day- the 8.5 lakh GTD Mega Freeze (Lite) was taken down by ‘osaka33’ for a whopping amount of 2,04,000. The 5500 buy-in tournament crushed guarantees with 153 entries making their way into the tournament. The prize pool paid a minimum of 11,390 to each player in top 20. Several notables from the Indian poker fraternity gave their best shot at the tournament, however, the winner could only be one and that was ‘osaka33’. The runner-up title was taken by ‘longshort’ who earned 1,38,550 for second place.
A Superrrr Spartan For You!
Well, this is just the beginning and there’s more to come with the Spartan Super Series unfolding this month. Many high-value tournaments promising high-octane action are certainly underway. Watch out for the incredible SSS-The iPhone XS edition that brings along a 4.5 Cr+ guaranteed prize pool. And, while you’re at it, don’t miss the SSS The Millionaire that comes with a buy-in of just 7700. This Dussehra put on your poker face and let no evil rule the tables!