The New Year is well underway and for one man the celebrations continue well into this week too. Last night saw Gaurav Jain aka â€˜NuttieGuttieâ€™ winning the New Year Double Millionaire on TheSpartanPoker.com taking home a massive prize of INR 20,00,000!
What made Jainâ€™s win last night even sweeter was the fact that he was also the winner of the Last Man Standing (LMS)contest held by The Spartan Poker. As a result he scored a brand new iPhone 7 for himself making it a double win. The excited Millionaire winner Gaurav Jain saidâ€ I donâ€™t think there is any better online poker site than TheSpartanPoker. They have the best round-the-clock tournaments happening everyday and the action is huge on the cash games too. Thanks a lot to Amin Rozani, Rajeev Kanjani and the complete TheSpartanPoker.comâ€™s team which is giving all of us such amazing experiences. You guys are really the big reason behind the growth of poker in India. Cheers to all!â€
The headsup opponent and eventual runner-up was Mani Singh â€˜king.of.Queensâ€™ from New Delhi who took home INR9,06,300. Also came second in the LMS contest giving him INR 10,000 Bonus Money. Singh is known for winning the biggest ever 10k event at the December 2015 edition of the India Poker Championship. That record of 481 entrantscontinues to remain unbeaten. A 28-year-old Dr. Vishal Rathod â€˜vishaljr01â€™ from Pune was the second runner-up in the tournament taking home INR 6,04,200 for his efforts.
The nine hour long tournament saw a large entries taking the final total to 1272 which 777 unique entries and 495 re-entries. This generated a prizepool of INR 63,60,000 which was distributed to top 90 players with minimum cash paid of INR 12,720.
Wth TheSpartanPoker year 2017 has just started with a Bang, lots of exciting & money bagging tournaments are on the way so watch out for more, Pokeraties!