Final wrap: Vinay “vinay09” Rajpal wins APT Player of the Series; festival highlights and stats inside

After eight action packed days that ran from August 1 to 8, APT Online Series India 2021 2.0 has come to a close. Thank you to everyone that participated and to our online platform partner PokerBaazi.com. The series set out to award over one million US dollars in prizes and it did just that with IN₹ 8.07 Lac (~US$ 1,087,820) as the final tally. Overall, 44 events were claimed, 9 players walked away with event trophies, two locked up event rings, and Vinay “vinay09” Rajpal was awarded the APT Player of the Series Trophy, APT Player of the Series Ring, luxury watch, and IN₹ 6 Lac (~US$ 8,080) in Real Cash Bonus (RCB) for his outstanding performance. Congratulations to all the winners! Here are the festival highlights. 

Full results here —> Event Results

Featured event winners and festival stats (satellites not included) 

Festival prize pool: IN₹ 8.07 Lac (~US$ 1,087,820)
Festival entries: 25,606
Event winners: 44 players 
Biggest pot: Main Event – IN₹ 1.03 Crore (~US$ 138,800)
Biggest first prize winner: Rajat “LungFakeer” Sharma – IN₹ 20.64L (~US$ 27,800) 
Most wins: Vinay “vinay09” Rajpal – 3 wins

Featured event champions

Trophy + Ring winners

Main Event – Subhayan “arjun100” Das – IN₹ 15.17 (~US$ 20,45) 
Championship Event – Gaurav “gaug17” Sood – IN₹ 12.06L (~US$ 16,250)

Trophy winners 

Sunday Major – Arman “stardust” – IN₹ 7.77L (~US$ 10,483)
Monday Major – Shubham “backchod” Agarwal – IN₹ 4.09L (~US$ 5,500)
PLO High Roller – Vikash “Mantvik” Mantri – IN₹ 6.16L (~US$ 8,300)
Mini Main – Paawan “ukissmyace” Bansal – IN₹ 10.71L (~US$ 14,430)
High Roller – Mithun “thepokeraja” Mahesh –  IN₹ 16.57L (~US$ 22,300)
Super High Roller – Rajat “LungFakeer” Sharma – IN₹ 20.64L (~US$ 27,800)
PLO 5 High RollerPankaj “Jmdpanku” Sharma – IN₹ 3.13L (~US$ 4,200)

Full results here —> Event Results

Vinay “vinay09” Rajpal wins APT Player of the Series

With 27 cashes out of 40 games played, including 3 victories, Vinay “vinay09” Rajpal clinched the APT Player of the Series title to rein in the APT POS Trophy, APT POS Ring, a luxury watch, and IN₹ 6 Lac (~US$ 8,080) in Real Cash Bonus (RCB). Below are his victory achievements:

1st – APT #12: Pot Limit Omaha – IN₹ 1.94L
1st – APT #28: Megastack – IN₹ 98.11K
1st – APT #34: Knockout – IN₹ 1.05L

Congratulations to Vinay Rajpal! 

Another player running well was Aman “KarmaPoker” Parakh with 25 cashes out of 39 events played, including two wins. Parakh finished second in the APT POS race and earned IN₹ 4.7 Lac in RCB. To round out the top three was Bhanu “Chennaino1” Prakash with 31 cashes out of 41 games played, including one win. Prakash earned IN₹ 3.5 Lac in RCB. Impressively, Prakash also placed 3rd at the inaugural APT Online Series India POS race. The top 25 players in points were awarded a piece of the IN₹ 30 Lac in RCB.

APT Player of the Series standings (top 25)