Day 5 results: Rajneesh Thakur, Aditya Patil, Punya Prabha, Kanchan Sharma, Ashish Ahuja win events

Day 5 at the APT India Online Series 2022 paid out a huge  IN₹ 1.04 Crore across five tournaments. The bulk was at the featured APT Championship Event where Punya “madhumangal” Prabha claimed the title, the APT Championship Event Trophy, and APT Championship Ring. We’ve got that story for you via the link provided. 

Championship Event recap 

The other four events are listed below. Before winning the day’s headliner, Prabha shipped the PLO-5 event . He is the only to player to date to have won two events in this series. Congratulations to the winners! The series is down to its last three days. The next trophy event is at the Super High Roller which takes place on February 4 at 7pm India time. 

APT India Online Series 2022 schedule

Day 5 results 

APT #22: Superstack – RAJNEESH “msdhoni” THAKUR – IN₹ 1,03,756 (~US$ 1,385)

The 6-Handed Super Stack event opened the day attracting a big crowd of 534 total entries (262 uniques, 272 re-entries) to exceed the 5L guarantee. Out of the 63 players that dipped in the IN₹ 5,34,000 prize pool, the biggest cut went to Rajneesh “msdhoni” Thakur for his victory.

Thakur eliminated “sameer78677” in 4th place then faced “Rohanbodh” at heads up backed by a monster 15:1 chip advantage. Still, the race to victory was not an easy one. His lead trimmed to 5:1 after losing several pots to Rohanbodh that included an all in showdown. The players opted to check the numbers resulting in a failed deal. Thakur went on to win it redeeming himself from Day 4’s runner up finish at the 5L GTD event. Thakur pocketed for IN₹ 1,03,756 for his first ever APT victory. 

Date: February 2
Buy in: IN₹ 1,100 (~US$ 15)
Guarantee: IN₹ 5 Lakhs (~US$ 6,670)
Entries: 534 (262 uniques, 272 re-entries)
Prize pool: IN₹ 5,34,000 (~US$ 7,122)
ITM: 63 places

Final table payouts

1st Rajneesh “msdhoni” Thakur – IN₹ 1,03,756
2nd “Rohanbodh” – IN₹ 72,730
3rd Kritagya “Kritagya_17” Sharma – IN₹ 46,780
4th “sameer78677” – IN₹ 34,600
5th Abhishek “chipndchair” Sonu – IN₹ 25,950
6th “jonathandevis” – IN₹ 20,830
7th Abhiroop “Daniel90” Gupta – IN₹ 17,360
8th “quickmaths” – IN₹ 13,830

APT #23: Monster Stack – ADITYA “orlsrdb” PATIL – IN₹ 1,54,630 (~US$ 2,062)

The second Monster Stack event of the series didn’t do quite as well as the first one with 325 entering (174 uniques, 151 re-entries) for an overlay of IN₹ 60K to the 7L guaranteed prize pool. 36 players walked away in the money with Aditya “orlsrdb” Patil banking the largest share of IN₹ 1,54,630. 

By four handed, Patil had 75% of the chips were at his disposal. After the fall of Siddarth “CARDashian66” Kadel, both Ritwik “Ritwikkhanna” Khanna and “vaibhi18” put up a strong fight but ultimately could not overtake the leader. Patil denied Khanna a second series win in 3rd place then claimed his first ever APT win after defeating vaibhi18 at heads up. For 7th placer Abhiroop “Daniel90” Gupta, it was his second final table of the day having also finished 7th at the Superstack event. 

Date: February 3
Buy in: IN₹ 2,200 (~US$ 30)
Guarantee: IN₹ 7 Lakhs (~US$ 9,336)
Entries: 325 (174 uniques, 151 re-entries)
Prize pool: IN₹ 7 Lakhs
ITM: 36 places

Final table payouts

1st Aditya “orlsrdb” Patil – IN₹ 1,54,630
2nd “vaibhi18” – IN₹ 1,08,000
3rd Ritwik “Ritwikkhanna” Khanna – IN₹ 69,790
4th Siddarth “CARDashian66” Kadel – IN₹ 51,660
5th Vinay “vnay09” Rajpal – IN₹ 38,780
6th “gehrman” – IN₹ 31,010
7th Abhiroop “Daniel90” Gupta – IN₹ 25,760
8th Goku “Nygma” Raj – IN₹ 20,650

APT #24: PLO-5 – PUNYA “madhumangal” PRABHA – IN₹ 1,15,090 (~US$ 1,535)

Big day for Punya “madhumangal” Prabha  becoming the first player to win two events in this series. Prabha came out swinging at the day’s PLO-5 event to capture his first ever APT win then went on the ship the featured Championship Event. You can read up on his featured event triumph via this link —> Championship Event recap

The PLO-5 event drew 252 entries and at IN₹ 2,200 each, it resulted in an overlay of  IN₹ 96,000. At heads up, a deal was reached with Karan “conversestruck” Thakur that guaranteed Prabha the larger payout of IN₹ 1,15,090. The pair played on for another eighteen minutes before Prabha finally closed it out. 

Date: February 3
Buy in: IN₹ 2,200 (~US$ 30)
Guarantee: IN₹ 6 Lakhs (~US$ 8,000)
Entries: 252 (108 uniques, 144 re-entries)
Prize pool: IN₹ 6 Lakhs
ITM: 27 places

Final table payouts

1st Punya “madhumangal” Prabha – IN₹ 1,15,090 (deal reached)
2nd Karan “conversestruck” Thakur  – IN₹ 99,690 (deal reached)
3rd “shades92” – IN₹ 89,170 (deal reached)
4th Ujjwal “fullfront” Rana – IN₹ 47,160
5th “Mayankm”- IN₹ 35,400
6th “Acegikmoqsu” – IN₹ 28,320

APT #26: DST – KANCHAN “Kanchansharma” SHARMA – IN₹ 3,48,705 (~US$ 4,650)

Joining the long list of first time APT winners was Kanchan “Kanchansharma” Sharma for her victory at the DST 15L . The event turned up the largest field of Day 5 with 615 entering (334 uniques, 281 re-entries) to create a guarantee smashing prize pool of IN₹ 18,45,000. On her second bullet, Sharma proceeded to crush the final table, defeating well known pro Rubin “kornkid” Labroo at heads up. 

Date: February 3
Buy in: IN₹ 3,300 (~US$ 45)
Guarantee: IN₹ 15L (~US$ 20,000)
Entries: 615 (334 uniques, 281 re-entries)
Prize pool: IN₹ 18,45,000 (~US$ 24,608)
ITM:  72 places

Final table payouts

1st Kanchan “Kanchansharma” Sharma – IN₹ 3,48,705
2nd Rubin “kornkid” Labroo – IN₹ 2,44,000
3rd Ashit “nexus010” Sharma – IN₹ 1,57,000
4th Satyam “Pkiler28” Prakash – IN₹ 1,16,000
5th Vidwath “Qweasdzxc” Shetty = IN₹ 87,270
6th Sameer “Killersam” Tavanandi – IN₹ 69,920
7th Romit “tilt83” Advani – IN₹ 58,300
8th Aditya “konstantin” Singh – IN₹ 46,490

APT #27: 6-Max Turbo – ASHISH “rocky3705” AHUJA – IN₹ 2,13,570 (~US$ 2,850)

The last event of the day was the 6-Max Turbo and like its previous editions, it was very popular.  565 entered (310 uniques, 255 re-entries) to crush the 8L guarantee in place of a richer IN₹ 11,30,000 prize pool. Out of the 72 players dipping in the pot, Ashish “rocky3705” Ahuja claimed the largest share of IN₹ 2,13,570 for his first ever APT victory. All in all it was a great day for Ahuja who also place 12th at the Championship Event for IN₹ 91,770. 

Also running well was Day 4 Superstack champion Ritwik “Ritwikkhanna” Khanna finishing in 3rd place and  Ashit “nexus010” Sharma who final tabled the day’s DST event in 3rd place.

Date: February 3
Buy in: IN₹ 2,200 (~US$ 30)
Guarantee: IN₹ 8 Lakhs (~US$ (~US$ 10,670)
Entries: 565 (310 uniques, 255 re-entries)
Prize pool: IN₹ 11,30, 000 (~US$ 15,070)
ITM: 72 places

Final table payouts

1st Ashish “rocky3705” Ahuja – IN₹ 2,13,570
2nd “1levelup” – IN₹ 1,50,000
3rd Ritwik “Ritwikkhanna” Khanna – IN₹ 96,280
4th Raghav “raghav14082” Chauhan – IN₹ 71,300
5th Ashit “nexus010” Sharma – IN₹ 53,450
6th Vivek “viveksnmc10” Pal – IN₹ 42,830