Mad Over Poker has been making a lot of noise within the poker industry, being an early stage start-up they had recently announced the ambitious Bankroll Challenge. The challenge allowed poker players the chance to convert their passion for the game into a full-fledged profession. They offered players 5 times the bankroll. It was supposed to give players a flexibility to move on ahead and play stakes that they were not able to play previously, since not all players can afford large buy-in amounts.
The way the poker site Mad Over Poker was able to do this, was by multiplying their investment and bankrolling selected players. This made room for players to play more freely and led a reduction in variance, which is the most feared standard element of a poker game. In latest Indian poker championship news, they just announced the two winners of their Bankroll challenge.
The first winner of the event, Sanjay is the owner of a logistics company, who belonged to the Rounders category. He had deposited INR 10K and made 50K from the selected bankroll boost at MOP. The numbers of hands raked were 7159 with total amount won INR 1, 59,038.19. He says he has been playing the game for 8 years now; he began his journey into the game with offline at poker clubs and then later shifted to online platforms.
The second winner is Vitsituo Angami, who belongs to the north eastern state of Nagaland. He came to know about the MOP Bankroll Challenge through the popular poker Facebook fan page, Indian Poker Players Association. Belonging to Grinders category Vitsituo, made a deposit of INR 5,000 and got INR 25,000 and won a whopping INR 1, 08,676.09 as well as the 1L leaderboard. He has been playing poker since the year 2006.
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