Let's have a look at today's Poker Nation news post about poker in India.
Germany’s Phillip Gruissem celebrated a victory this February 5th in the Powerfest event at Partypoker. The 30-year old competed in some Powerfest events in the partypoker virtual felt and the weekend went flashy for the German.
He won the $500,000 guaranteed Main Event for $80,779. He then finished sixth in the $1,000,000 guaranteed Main Event for an additional $41,320 and also reached another final table. Gruissem’s $3,058,099 online winnings and $10,135,305 live tournament winnings proves that he is arguably one of the best poker players of his generation.
However, “ Algorhytm” won the largest cash haul in a field of 211 players in the $1,000,000 Gtd Super High Roller, turning $5,200 into $226,825 in the partypoker event.
The other huge triumph’s included the partypoker account of “ gotthereagain” winning the $1,000,000 guaranteed Main Event for a bankroll-boosting $175,610, “ReggaeDiBaralho” won the $100,000 Gtd Freezeout for $17,170, “sstoyanov1” winning the $150,000 Gtd Freezeout for $19,082 and “RIP_HARAMBE” who attained the $300,000 Gtd High Roller for $63,791.
On the other side, Anton “MORTIIIIIIII” Herrmann of Sweden won the $215 Sunday Million over at PokerStars, and banked $129,686. “pokerjoe485” finished as the runner-up for $93,000 and “good2850” captured the third place collecting $105,669.
Some of the other victories included “ bienballa” - won the $109 Sunday Starter for $6,899, “Bulben” - won the Big $162 for $6,013, “johnnyCASH90” won the $109 Sunday Kickoff for $19,707 and “dddscorpion” won the Hot $162 for $7,870.
“ OMGsete” from UK was victorious in 888poker’s biggest Sunday tournaments with the $32,688 in the $120,000 Whale. It is a $600 buy in tournament and attracts some of the best poker players in the business.
Whereas, “ 888Stoyan” won the $120,000 Mega Deep in the field of 731 players in the $215 buy in event. Germany’s“overthetop33” turned $215 into blistering $10,674.90 in the $40,000 Turbo Mega Deep. Lastly, Rocco “sephir0t” Palumbo grabbed top spot in the $50,000 Sunday Crocodile, nearly $12,426.
The World Poker Tour India edition has successfully concluded and has been regarded by many as a trailblazing event for poker in India
The Casino Deltin Royale is currently playing host to the inaugural WPT India, a tournament which has so far attracted many enthusiasts of poker in India.
Fans of poker in India can rejoice in the fact that Team India is performing splendidly at the series.