PokerStars LIVE Manila Megastack 12 started on 24th May at the Coral Lounge of Okada Manila and it will run till 2nd June. Comprising a total of 26 events, the series crowned 6 champions already and headlining the list of winners is the emerging Indian Ankit Jajodia for winning back to back two titles.
He started the year with a bang by claiming his career first title at the Deltin Poker Tournament Xpress 15K Main Event for 3.25 Lakhs. Then he topped the PokerBaazi Premier League Special Edition Leaderboard. There he registered a total of 23 cashes including 2 titles earning ₹8.75 Lakhs in total. He collected an additional ₹3 Lakhs for topping the leaderboard.
At the ongoing series, Jajodia took down his first-ever PokerStars LIVE title in the Kickoff Event for ₱632,700 (₹8.44 Lakhs) and then went on to win his second title by shipping the ₱10,000 NLHE Freezeout Hyper Turbo for ₱74,605 (₹99,554). With two wins, he has already raked in a total of ₱707,305 (₹9.43 Lakhs) at the stop.
Besides the events that were won by Jajodia, the other four events were championed by Gordon Tam (₱6,000 NLHE for ₱88,500), Rodrigo Sequite (₱8,000 NLHE Freezeout Hyper Turbo for ₱69,100), Mike Takayama (₱10,000 NL Hold’em Knockout – Single Re-entry for ₱110,000), and Sejin Park (₱55,000 Super Deep – Shot Clock for ₱412,900).