APT Online Series India 2021 opens today with 7 events and one trophy up for grabs!

Time to suit up! APT Online Series India 2021 second edition kicks off today at PokerBaazi.com. The eight day series runs from August 1 to 8. Plenty of cash and prizes to be won including trophies, rings, and a guaranteed IN₹ 8 Crore (~US$ 1,075,970). That’s well over one million dollars across 44 tournaments! 

Opening day comes out blazing with six events to conquer and the first of ten APT trophies on the line at the Sunday Major. As ensured, every type of bankroll is covered. Buy ins range from as low as IN₹ 770 (~US$ 10) to IN₹ 8,250 (~US$ 111) and guarantees from IN₹ 5 Lac (~US$ 6,720) to IN₹ 40 Lac (~US$ 53,800). The Mini Main IN₹ 50 Lac guaranteed is also scheduled with the first of three qualifying days offered. 

Full details: APT Online Series India 2021 schedule


APT #1: Kickoff
Buy in: IN₹ 3,300 (~US$ 44)
Guarantee: IN₹ 20 Lac (~US$ 26,900)

APT #2: Monster Stack
Buy in: IN₹ 2,200 (~US$ 30)
Guarantee: IN₹ 10 Lac (~US$ 13,450)

APT #3: 6-Max Turbo
Buy in: IN₹ 1,100 (~US$ 15)
Guarantee: IN₹ 5 Lac (~US$ 6,720)

APT #4: Sunday Major – *TROPHY EVENT*
Buy in: IN₹ 8,250 (~US$ 111)
Guarantee: IN₹ 40 Lac (~US$ 53,800)
Reigning champion: “weedist”

APT #5: Mini Main 

Date: August 1 to August 4
Buy in: IN₹ 3,300 (~US$ 44)
Guarantee: IN₹ 50 Lac (~US$ 67,250)
Qualifying days: August 1 to August 3

Day 1A: August 1
Day 1B: August 2
Day 1C: August 3
Day 2: August 4

Reigning champion: Devvrat “intelinvest” Himatsingka

APT #6: Megastack
Buy in: IN₹ 1,650 (~US$ 22)
Guarantee: IN₹ 10 Lac (~US$ 13,450)

APT #7: 6-Max Turbo
Buy in: IN₹ 770 (~US$ 10)
Guarantee: IN₹ 5 Lac (~US$ 6,720)


Once the opening day events complete, the APT Player of the Series race begins. All players that cash will earn points towards the leaderboard. The player with the highest number of points at the completion of the festival wins the APT POS Trophy, APT POS Ring, and a luxury watch. Top 25 players will also receive a piece of IN₹ 30 Lac (~US$ 40,350) in Real Cash Bonus (RCB) with the winner guaranteed IN₹ 6 Lac (~US$ 8,100). 


As the days progress, several highlighted events heat up the virtual arena. On August 4 is the Championship Event IN₹ 50 Lac (~US$ 67,250) guaranteed followed by the Main Event IN₹ 1 Crore (~US$ 134,500) guaranteed from August 5 to 8. Winners of these events will bag an abundance of prizes: the APT Championship Trophy, APT Championship Ring, and a load of cash. 

CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT – IN₹ 50 Lac guaranteed

The Championship Event is an APT featured favorite, especially among players with bigger bankrolls. Due to its huge first edition success, the guarantee has been bumped up to IN₹ 50 Lac (~US$ 67,250) while buy in remains the same at IN₹ 22,000 (~US$ 300). This is a one day event.

Date: August 4
Buy in: IN₹ 22,000 (~US$ 300)
Guarantee: IN₹ 50 Lac (~US$ 67,250)
Reigning champion: Manish “thekid” Lakhotia 

MAIN EVENT – IN₹ 1 Crore guaranteed

Be it live or online, the APT Main Event is the tour’s top of the line tournament and is highly revered by players worldwide. With its custom crafted deep structure, allowing for plenty of playing time, it has become one of the most sought after events in the Asian region. For this edition, the Main Event features a IN₹ 1 Crore (~US$ 134,500) guarantee with buy in of IN₹ 7,700 (~US$ 103). Four qualifying days are offered starting August 5 leading up to the final day on August 8. 

Dates: August 5 to 8
Buy in: IN₹ 7,700 (~US$ 103)
Guarantee: IN₹ 1 Crore (~US$ 134,500)
Qualifying days: August 5 to 8

Day 1A: August 5
Day 1B: August 6
Day 1C: August 7
Day 1D (Turbo): August 8
Day 2: August 8

Reigning champion: Rajat “happyfish” Mahajan 


Trophy alert! Aside from the trophy events specified above, players can also snag one at the Monday Major and High Roller events. On the list is the Super High Roller which is the most expensive tournament of the series with buy in at IN₹ 55,000 (~US$ 740) and is second only to the Main Event in guarantee of IN₹ 80 Lac (~US$ 107,600). For Pot Limit Omaha players, two are scheduled. 

Monday Major IN₹ 20 Lac guaranteed

Date: August 2
Buy in: IN₹ 3,850 (~US$ 52)
Guarantee: IN₹ 20 Lac (~US$ 26,900)
Reigning champion: “ss23” 

PLO High Roller IN₹ 25 Lac guaranteed

Date: August 3
Buy in: IN₹ 11,000 (~US$ 148)
Guarantee: IN₹ 25 Lac (~US$ 33,600)
Reigning champion: Karan “bozo” Kapur 

High Roller IN₹ 75 Lac guaranteed

Date: August 5
Buy in: IN₹ 27,500 (~US$ 370)
Guarantee: IN₹ 75 Lac (~US$ 100,900)

Super High Roller IN₹ 80 Lac guaranteed

Date: August 6
Buy in: IN₹ 55,000 (~US$ 740)
Guarantee: IN₹ 80 Lac (~US$ 107,600)
Reigning champion: Abhinav “griezmann” Iyer

PLO-5 High Roller IN₹ 15 Lac guaranteed

Date: August 7
Buy in: IN₹ 5,500 (~US$ 74)
Guarantee: IN₹ 15 Lac (~US$ 20,200)

Other Events

Filling up the rest of the 8-day schedule are a variety of No Limit Hold’em formats. Players that enjoy starting with heavy stacks have a plethora to choose from such as the Monster Stack, Mega Stack, Deep Stack, and Super Stack. Short handed games are also listed, the 6-Max Turbo which is offered daily except on the final day, the Hyper 4-Max, and Hyper 5-Max. For highly aggressive players, there are four Bounty events. While every event allows for re-entries, there is one  FREEZEOUT event. For Pot Limit Omaha lovers, aside from the PLO High Roller events is the IN₹ 10 Lac (~US$ 13,450) guaranteed PLO event on August 2, buy in is IN₹ 2,200 (~US$ 30).

Make sure to check the schedule for all the details: APT Online Series India 2021 schedule.

See you at the tables and good luck to all!