PokerBaazi Premier League aka PPL is by far the biggest stage for poker players longing for ultimate online poker experience and biggest cash prizes in India, offering a staggering 1.5 Crore GTD. Well, the delight fast-tracked when the first day kindled with thrills, adrenaline and excitement, kicked off yesterday at 6 PM and saw 900 registrations trailed with the main event of day 1 offering 10 LAC GTD prize.
First Event 50K GTD [R+A]
The first event for day 1 started at 6 PM. The event drew 216 players and they built-up a prize pool worth 133800. Himanshu Kumar ‘himanshu.zak’ chugged all the way to the top spot by winning Rs 26091, Pavan Gundesha ‘PawanJain’ took the second spot by winning Rs 19401 and ‘slecker’ earned Rs 14384 for the third place.
Second Event 75K GTD [FreezeOut]
The event 2 for day 1 started at 8 PM. A record 270 players participated in it and created a total prize pool of 135000. ‘madanmohan’ seized the top position by winning Rs 25650, Avinash Tauro ‘spacecadet’ took the second spot by winning Rs 18900 and ‘flyingmuck’ took the third spot with a cash prize of Rs 14175. Getting excited by the numbers? Well, time to keep your nerves under control as we take you to the highlights of the main event.
Day 1 Main Event 10 LAC GTD DeepStack 2 Re-Entry
The main event for day 1 began at 10 PM. 255 players participated in it and the total prize pool was a whopping Rs 1850000. ‘FishStars’ Shravan Chhabria seized the lead by winning Rs 351500, ‘bulletraja’ was next in stroke with Rs 259000, ‘technomania’ took the third spot by winning Rs 194250 and ‘acmilanmerda’ took the fourth spot by winning Rs 138750.
Fourth Event 60K GTD [R+A] [Turbo]
The last event of the day started at 12 AM. 159 players took part in it and the total prize pool went up to 137700. ‘comeon’ took the top position by winning Rs 27884, ‘p0kerguru’ settled for Rs 20999 and ‘pranav.bang1’ took the third spot by winning Rs 15835. The gala is not over yet and concoct yourself for much more looked-for delights in PPL 6, which is a 5-day affair and encompasses 24 super exciting events.
It does not end with the poker tournaments. It’s time to take a look at the leaderboard, which has a prize of 8 LAC, including a 1.5 LAC Manila package for the Baazigar of the Series. Vikas Kumar ‘slecker’ with three ITM finishes in the first three tournaments is on the top with 821 points, ‘Fishstars’ has the second rank with 750 points and ‘madanmohan’ is on the third rank with 711 points.
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